Panthers Rout Bobcats on Homecoming

Panthers Rout Bobcats on Homecoming

By Stephen Etna

October 22, 2014


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While every week the goal is to get a win, when a team plays its homecoming game riding a 26-game winning streak against its opponent, the importance of winning can seem quite certain. Welcoming Bates to Alumni Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 18, the Middlebury Panthers did just that. Firing on all cylind...

Football Held Scoreless by Amherst

By Stephen Etna

October 8, 2014


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Some of the greatest games in football history have come in inclement weather – earning titles like the Ice Bowl, the Sneakers Game and most recently, the “Tuck Rule” game.  The Panthers’ game on Oct. 4 against Amherst, however, did not rank in greatness alongside these other legendary games...

Football Records First NESCAC Win

By Stephen Etna

October 1, 2014


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After a hard-fought opening-day loss to Wesleyan, the Middlebury football team made the long trek up I-95 to Waterville, Maine for a matchup with the Colby Mules on Saturday, Sept. 27, coming away with both a win and clarity on the subject of their quarterback situation. In only his second career start, quarterback...

Football Falls to Wesleyan on Late Penalty

Football Falls to Wesleyan on Late Penalty

By Stephen Etna

September 24, 2014


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Saturday, Sept. 20, was in many ways a new era for the Middlebury football program. Following the departure of two-time NESCAC Offensive Player of the Year McCallum Foote ’14 and multiple other players at skill positions – including offensive stalwarts in the pairing of All-NESCAC Tight End Billy ...

Super Bowl Champion Returns to Midd

By Joe MacDonald

April 16, 2014


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Super Bowl champion Steve Hauschka ’07 returns to his alma mater tonight for a Q&A with Sports Illustrated Senior Writer Alex Wolff. Tomorrow night, Friday, April 18, the town of Middlebury will have the chance to talk with the former Panther in a meet-and-greet style gathering at Middlebury Union...

Panthers Take Share of NESCAC Title

By Damon Hatheway

November 13, 2013


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Running off the field for the final time in a Middlebury uniform with his team leading Tufts 52-10 late in the third quarter, McCallum Foote ’14 began celebrating with his teammates. Foote had just thrown his seventh touchdown pass of the game — a single-game program record — but the source of...

Foote, Sadik-Khan Connect in Senior Day Blowout

Foote, Sadik-Khan Connect in Senior Day Blowout

By Damon Hatheway

November 6, 2013


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McCallum Foote ’14 threw five touchdown passes and just four incompletions in the final home game of his decorated career, leading Middlebury to a 40-13 blowout victory over Hamilton on senior day and improving the Panthers’ record to 6-1 on the season. Tight end Billy Sadik-Kahn ’14 caught three...

Foote Sets Touchdown Record in Victory

Foote Sets Touchdown Record in Victory

By Damon Hatheway

October 30, 2013


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To hear the players' post-game reactions click on their names below. With Middlebury trailing 24-20 and facing fourth-and-goal from the Trinity seven-yard line with less than 90 seconds remaining in the game, quarterback McCallum Foote ’14 connected with wide receiver Matt Minno '16 in the end ...

Defense Lifts Football Team Past Ephs

Defense Lifts Football Team Past Ephs

By Damon Hatheway

October 16, 2013


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  First-year running back Joey Zelkowitz ’17 scored from eight yards out with 4:03 remaining to give Middlebury a seven-point lead and the Panthers rode the play of their defense to a 21-14 victory over Williams. Zelkowitz finished with two touchdowns — one on the ground and one through the...

Football Outclassed by Lord Jeffs

Football Outclassed by Lord Jeffs

By Damon Hatheway

October 9, 2013


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Trailing by 13 and driving into Lord Jeff territory to begin the fourth quarter at Amherst, the Middlebury football team had an opportunity to draw within striking distance and recover from their worst half of football of the 2013 season. But on a first-and-10 from the Lord Jeffs’ 22-yard line quarterback...

Crimmins Pick-Six Sparks Football Victory

Crimmins Pick-Six Sparks Football Victory

By Damon Hatheway

October 2, 2013


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The WRMC Sports play-by-play broadcast of key moments from Saturday's game is hyperlinked throughout the article below. With the game tied at 10 at the beginning of the fourth quarter, Middlebury needed someone — anyone — to make a play. After opening the first quarter with a quick-strike 10-point lea...

Panthers Roll Bowdoin 27-5 in Season Opener

By Damon Hatheway

September 25, 2013


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McCallum Foote ’14 threw for 362 yards and three touchdowns and the defense forced four turnovers and allowed just three  points as the Middlebury football team kicked off 2013 where it left off in 2012 with a 27-5 victory over a toothless Polar Bear team. The Panthers lacked the polish and the dominance...

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