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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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 […]

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

By William Bugg | Athletics . News . Parents . TA Today
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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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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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Sep
21

Sports Roundup: Sept. 20

Cross Country At the Panthers’ home meet on Sept. 11, the boys team won handily with a score of 28. Owen Deffner placed 2nd, Jacob Slaughter 3rd, Eamon Deffner 4th, and Bel Spelman came in 6th. Second place went to Brattleboro with a score of 47. The top finishers for the girls were Eloise Silver-Van […]

By Diana Garcia-Lavigne | Athletics . News . Parents . TA Today
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Sep
07

Sports Roundup: Sept. 7

Soccer Our soccer teams kicked off their season with strong efforts in their opening games against Rivendell at home on Sept. 4 and Sept. 5. The varsity girls had a 7-1 win, highlighted by three goals by Lily MacVeagh, while the JV girls tied 2-2. The varsity boys came away with a 2-1 win, including […]

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