Athletics

Mar
20

March 2019 Student of the Month: Seth Boyce ’19

Sometimes we select a student for this prestigious award because they have recently done amazing things and we hope to encourage them to keep it up. Often we reward a student who has come into their own in their last two years of high school. The rarest awards go to students who were worthy of […]

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Mar
19

Panthers Basketball Achieves Historic Title Sweep

For the first time in history, the Thetford Academy boys and girls basketball teams have won state titles in the same year, and celebrating the first title sweep along with TA’s 200th birthday only makes the occasion sweeter. Saturday’s boys basketball Division III championship saw the No. 3 seed Panthers pull out a thrilling 73-64 victory over […]

By Diana Garcia-Lavigne | Athletics . News . Parents . TA Today
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Mar
03

Panther Girls Head to Barre Auditorium for Semifinals

The No. 2 seed TA varsity girls basketball team soundly defeated a talented White River Valley High School team on Friday, March 1, to win the VPA Division III quarterfinals. While the final score of 64-32 points to a decisive Panther victory, White River Valley, a young team with only one senior, played a strong […]

By William Bugg | Athletics . News . Parents . TA Today
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Mar
03

TA Indoor Track Runners Break Records in New Englands

Eight Thetford Academy indoor track athletes traveled to the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston on Saturday, March 2, to compete with the best track athletes in New England. “We came into the meet with four goals,” Coach Charlie Buttrey said. “One, that the boys 4 x 800 relay team would reclaim its state record. Two, […]

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Feb
24

Panthers Basketball Celebrates Seniors

Nearing the end of basketball season is always bittersweet for the Thetford Academy Panthers, as it comes time to celebrate and send off our senior athletes. This year, the Panthers honored standout Girls’ Varsity players Abby Berard, Lily Brown, and Kiana Johnson at the February 7th home game v. Randolph (56-29). The Varsity Boys honored […]

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Feb
19

Panthers Shine at Indoor Track State Meet

By Charlie Buttrey The Thetford Academy boys indoor track team made history on Saturday when, in just its second year as a varsity sport, they finished a very close second in the Division II meet.  The girls also had a great meet, finishing in a tie for 5th, just one point out of 4th place. […]

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Feb
02

Kiana Johnson Reaches 1000

Basketball standout Kiana Johnson, a senior from Chelsea, scored her 1000th point during the TA vs. U-32 varsity basketball matchup on Friday, Feb. 1. Kiana, who transferred to TA at the beginning of the school year after Chelsea’s high school closed, hit her 997th, 998th, 999th, and 1000th career points with four consecutive free throws, […]

By William Bugg | Athletics . Features . Parents . TA Today
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Jan
14

Record-making Performances for TA Indoor Track Team at Dartmouth Relays

TA athletes delivered spectacular performances at the 50th Annual Dartmouth Relays this weekend. PRs abounded, along with a number of school records, and even a state record! Grace Davis (’20) and Knute Linehan (’21) both set TA records in the triple jump. Bel Spelman( ’19), Tad Darrah (’20), and Eloise Van Meter (’21) also earned […]

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Dec
22

Senior Jake Colby Reaches 1000 Point Milestone in Basketball

Jake Colby began the Thetford Academy – Montpelier home varsity basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 22, determined to reach his 1000th point. Coming into the game with 990 combined career points for Chelsea High School (grades 9-11) and Thetford Academy (grade 12), he was ready to get the milestone done and over with … and […]

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Dec
17

Chris Phelps Named to Football All Division Team

Thetford Academy Junior Chris Phelps, who played varsity football for Hartford High School this fall, was named to the Vermont Interscholastic Football League All Division team for his outstanding defensive performance this season. Wearing number 50 for Hartford, Chris was named second team inside linebacker. Congratulations, Chris!

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Nov
15

Alumni v. Students Basketball Game Nov. 24

Calling all Thetford Academy alumni! If you’re in the Upper Valley for Thanksgiving weekend, don’t miss the us Alumni v. Students basketball game on Saturday. All alumni are welcome to play – this is your opportunity to relive your TA basketball glory days and show TA current students how it’s done! This event is free […]

By Patty McIlvaine | Alumni . Athletics . TA Today
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Nov
09

Fall Sports Awards 2018

Thetford Academy celebrated its soccer and cross country athletes at the Fall Sports Banquet on Wednesday, Nov. 7. All teams had a strong season, marked by standout performances, tough match-ups, dramatic OT wins, personal records, and as always, a whole lot of Panther pride. The boys cross country team was honored for earning the Division […]

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Nov
04

Varsity Girls Take Soccer Championship in 2-1 Thriller

At times during the Thetford Academy – Vergennes Union High School Division III state championship game on Saturday, Nov. 3, it looked like intermittent heavy downpours would add an element of chance to the game.  But the Panther girls’ resiliency, superior ball-handling skills, and deep playoff experiences over the past three years didn’t leave anything […]

By William Bugg | Athletics . Features . News . Parents . TA Today
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Nov
04

Strong Performance by TA at State Cross Country Meet

Boys Win State Behind Owen Deffner’s First Place Finish; Girls Take Fifth It was snowy and cold and trail conditions were tough—but there was no stopping the Panthers at the VPA cross country state championship meet last Saturday. Owen Deffner ’19 finished first in the D-III race with a time of 17 minutes, 42.1 seconds, […]

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Oct
30

Middle School Success at XC State Championship Meet

Text by Charlie Buttrey, image courtesy Linnea Spelman A very young but enthusiastic Thetford Academy middle school cross-country team traveled to the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe on Sunday Oct.28 to compete with hundreds of other athletes at the Vermont State Middle School Cross-Country Championships. Unlike the varsity meet, where schools are placed in divisions […]

By Diana Garcia-Lavigne | Athletics . News . Parents . TA Today
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Oct
26

Cross Country Teams to Compete in State Meet: Oct. 27

The TA boys and girls cross country teams will compete in the Vermont State Championships on Saturday, Oct. 27, at TA’s Dan Grossman Woods Trail.  The races will begin at 10:30 a.m.  TA girls will run at 11:30 a.m. and the Panther boys will compete at 1 p.m.; some TA boys will participate in the Challenge Race […]

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March 22, 2019
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March 26, 2019
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