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

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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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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