Athletics

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 […]

By Diana Garcia-Lavigne | Athletics . News . Parents . TA Today
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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 […]

By William Bugg | Athletics . Features . News . TA Today
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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 […]

By Patty McIlvaine | Athletics . News . Parents . TA Today
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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, […]

By Patty McIlvaine | Athletics . Features . News . Parents . TA Today
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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 […]

By William Bugg | Athletics . News . Parents . TA Today
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Oct
25

Girls Soccer Defeats Winooski 6-0 in First Round of the Playoffs

TA’s 1st-seed varsity girls defeated 16th-seed Winooski 6-0 in the opening round of the VPA Division III playoffs yesterday (Wednesday, Oct. 23). On a cold, damp, windy afternoon on TA’s lower soccer field, the Panthers dominated from the start, racking up five goals in the first half before adding their sixth in the second half.  […]

By William Bugg | Athletics . News . Parents . TA Today
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Oct
25

Boys Soccer Concludes with 3-2 Playoff Loss to Leland & Gray

The 13th-seed varsity boys scored the first and last goal in their playoff game against 4th-seed Leland & Gray, but the Rebels scored the intervening three, as Leland & Gray edged the Panthers 3-2 yesterday. Nine minutes into the game, Ethan Steingas put a Tate Linehan pass into the net, and the Panthers took a […]

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Oct
21

Girls Win Season Finale in OT Thriller

The TA varsity girls completed their season in spectacular fashion, defeating U-32 3-2 on a Namya Benjamin shot three minutes into overtime, with Casey MacVeagh getting the assist. The 11-1-1 Panthers earned the top seed for the VPA Division III playoffs, with pairings to be announced tomorrow.  The Panthers dominated the first half, with goals […]

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Oct
18

Senior Boys Recognized in Final Home Game; Tie White River in Season Finale

It was a dark and stormy afternoon. Seriously. It was bitter cold. It rained.  It hailed. It sleeted. The field was muddy. The ball stuck in the mucky grass whenever it landed. So did some athletes’ shoes! The occasion was the Wednesday, Oct. 17, boys varsity soccer team’s Senior Game – their final home game […]

By William Bugg | Athletics . News . Parents . TA Today
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Oct
02

Woods Trail Run 2018: Oct. 6

The 2018 Woods Trail Run marks the 28th year of TA’s locally renowned cross country event. On Saturday, Oct. 6, Thetford Academy will become a vibrant, buzzing host to over 2,000 cross country runners and their coaches, families, and supporters. With over 100 volunteers helping to execute the event, it is sure to be another […]

By Bridget Dugan-Sullivan | Alumni . Athletics . News . Parents . TA Today
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Sep
29

Homecoming 2018

Thetford Academy’s 4th annual Homecoming weekend kicks off Friday, Sept. 28 with middle school and high school dances. The full Homecoming Celebration happens on Saturday, Sept. 29! JV and Varsity girls soccer teams face People’s Academy at 11 a.m. JV and Varsity boys soccer teams also take on People’s at 1 p.m. BBQ and concessions […]

By Bridget Dugan-Sullivan | Alumni . Athletics . Features . News . Parents . TA Today
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Sep
28

Sports Roundup: Sept. 28

Soccer The Panthers had a busy week! Varsity boys suffered a 3-1 loss against Stowe on 9/22. Jack Hastings scored on a Jake Colby assist.  Nacio Levey made 13 saves. JV boys also fell to Stowe 3-0, but then beat St Johnsbury 2-0 on Monday, 9/24. Elliott Jones and Kobe Pierson each had a goal […]

By Diana Garcia-Lavigne | Athletics . TA Today
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School Events

January 17, 2019
  • Exams
    January 17, 2019 @ 8:10 am - 12:10 pm

January 18, 2019
  • School Day on Account of 2 snow Days prior to Jan. 1
    January 18, 2019

  • Exams
    January 18, 2019 @ 8:10 am - 12:10 pm

January 21, 2019
  • No School - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    January 21, 2019

  • Bicentennial MLK Day Speaker - Derrick E. White, PhD
    January 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    MJR Theater

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Athletics This Week

January 15, 2019
  • V Girls Basketball 3:15-4:40PM

  • HS T&F practice @ TA

  • MS Girls Basketball vs White River Valley 5PM

  • MS Boys Basketball vs White River Valley 6PM

  • JV Girls Basketball Practice 7-8:30PM

January 16, 2019
  • JV Boys Basketball Practice 3:15-4:45PM

  • HS T&F practice @ TA

  • V Boys Basketball Practice 4:45-6:15

  • MS Boys Basketball Practice 7:20-8:40PM

January 17, 2019
  • HS T&F practice @ TA

January 18, 2019
  • HS T&F practice @ TA

  • JV Boys @ Oxbow 5:30PM (Depart 4:15)

  • V Boys @ Oxbow 7PM (Depart 4:15)

January 19, 2019
  • MS Girls Basketball @ Rivendell 10AM

  • MS Boys Basketball @ Rivendell 11AM

  • JV Girls Basketball vs Montpelier 11AM

  • V Girls Basketball vs Montpelier 12:30PM

January 21, 2019
  • HS T&F practice @ TA

Lunch

January 14, 2019
  • Quesadillas

January 15, 2019
  • Burgers

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