Panthers Air Raid Dismantles Polar Bears

By SEBASTIAN SANCHEZ

September 27, 2017


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After squeezing by the Wesleyan Cardinals for their season opener, the football team soundly handled the Bowdoin Polar Bears 41–14 on Saturday, Sept. 26, improving to a 2–0 record. Against Wesleyan, the Panthers only mustered 384 total yards. Against Bowdoin, quarterback Jared Lebowitz ’18 made...

Football Notches Season-Opening Victory Over Wesleyan, Holds on to Win 30-27

Football Notches Season-Opening Victory Over Wesleyan, Holds on to Win 30-27

By SEBASTIAN SANCHEZ

September 20, 2017


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In a contest that came down to the final minutes of play, the football team took its season opener against the Wesleyan Cardinals 30–27 on Saturday, Sept. 16. The opening minutes of the game was studded with excitement as Middlebury scored on the opening drive. Starting quarterback Jared Lebowitz...

Middlebury Football Poised for Another Competitive Season

By PETER LINDHOLM

September 13, 2017


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Offensive MVP: QB Jared Lebowitz ’18 Admittedly this is kind of a Chris Broussard take, but there may be no player in the league more important to their team than Lebowitz is to the Panthers. The entire Middlebury offense is designed around his ability to throw darts all over the field. The rest of th...

Football Unable to Get Past Jumbos

By Joe MacDonald

November 18, 2015


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The Panthers could not steal a win on the road in Medford, Mass. against the Tufts Jumbos in the season finale on Saturday, Nov. 15. Formerly a perennial cellar-dweller, Tufts has risen from the ashes over the past two seasons and, with the win over Middlebury, clinched a 6-2 re- cord, good for thir...

Football Beats Hamilton in 20th Straight Season

Football Beats Hamilton in 20th Straight Season

By Joe MacDonald

November 11, 2015


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The football team improved to 5-2 on Senior Day by squeaking by the Hamilton Continentals (1-6) with a final score of 21-16. Middlebury has now defeated Hamilton in 20 straight contests, dating back to 1996. The Panthers started out hot, going 76 yards on three plays on the game’s opening drive to ...

Football Loses Heartbreaker to Bantams

By Joe MacDonald

November 4, 2015


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The Middlebury football team has experienced an up-and-down October, and while the team has emerged with a winning record, its ultimate goal is now out of reach. A cake walk victory back in Week 2 over Colby was soon followed by a handy defeat at perennial title contender Amherst. The Panthers bounced...

Matt Minno Leads Football to Second Half Win

Matt Minno Leads Football to Second Half Win

By Sebastian Sanchez

October 21, 2015


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Williams’ Purple Ephs visited the Middlebury Panthers at Alumni Stadium on a chilly Homecoming Saturday, in a game that the Panthers won comfortably in the end, 36-14, despite a back-and-forth first half. The first quarter was a defensive gridlock as neither team could put points on the board. An u...

Football Stumbles Against Stalwart Lord Jeffs

Football Stumbles Against Stalwart Lord Jeffs

By Joe MacDonald

October 14, 2015


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The Middlebury football team ran into a brick wall in Amherst, Mass. on Saturday, Oct. 10. While both teams entered the match previously undefeated, only the Lord Jeffs maintained their sterling record after wearing down the Panthers over the course of four quarters. Amherst eventually capped the 24-7 win...

Football Wins Big in Home Opener

By Joe MacDonald

October 7, 2015


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Despite the absence of No. 1 wideout Matt Minno ’16 who was out with an injury, the Middlebury offense racked up 28 points and the defense held firm, with the first-team allowing nary a point as the Panthers (2-0) topped Colby (0-2) by a score of 28-9 at home last Saturday. Middlebury’s defense and special teams cam...

Middlebury Football Secures Third-Place Finish

Middlebury Football Secures Third-Place Finish

By Stephen Etna

November 12, 2014


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The last day of football season is always an interesting intersection of past and future. Next fall, a new class of first years will replace this year’s seniors, who, like most of the thousands of Panthers who came before them, will probably not have a chance to play on a football team again. Last ...

Walkover Win for Panthers

By Stephen Etna

November 5, 2014


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Traveling to Clinton, NY to face the Hamilton Continentals after beating perennial power Trinity College last week, it would have been easy for Middlebury to relax. However, the stakes were arguably higher this week: the Rocking Chair Classic was on. The victor of the matchup between Middlebury and Hamilton ...

Milano, Pierce and Panthers Hand Trinity First Home Loss in Over a Decade

Milano, Pierce and Panthers Hand Trinity First Home Loss in Over a Decade

By Stephen Etna

October 29, 2014


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Following last year’s game against Trinity — an instant classic in which Middlebury downed the heavily favored Bantams to earn a share of the NESCAC title — the Panthers went into this year’s rematch knowing Trinity would have the loss firmly on their minds. Trinity, again considered one of the...

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