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Ending the Williams Woes

The last time the Middlebury football team beat Williams was in 2000. I was 9-years old. Jeff was 8. Bob Ritter hadn’t been hired as the head coach. And the national deficit … well, there wasn’t one. Since 2000 Middlebury has found all kinds of ways to lose to Williams. There have been defensive struggles, […]

Panthers move to 3-0 with dominant win over Amherst

If you’re reading this blog you probably already know that the Middlebury football team beat Amherst 24-3 on Saturday to improve to 3-0. You may not know how they did it, however. The offense got off to a slow start — a recurring problem that will eventually catch up with this team if it can’t […]

Amherst Preview

We would like to send our thoughts to the Bates football team, the Pappas family, and the Bates College community, as they mourn the loss of Troy Pappas.  Today’s game: Amherst (2-0) at Middlebury (2-0), 1:30 P.M Both teams come into this game undefeated on the season. Amherst, the NESCAC defending champion, is riding a […]

Panthers off to best start since 2007

Middlebury survived a turnover plagued first half with an incredible special teams play to end the first half, as edge rusher Matthew Crimmins blocked a 28-yard field goal attempt and Joel Blockowicz returned the ball 84 yards the other way for a touchdown. As Jack commented after the game, “you could feel the air go […]

Quick Hits: Middlebury @ Colby

Apologies for the late post, we’ll make sure our posts go up earlier in the future. Weather Report Waterville, Maine: Overcast, chilly, with a 15% chance of rain. Matching Up Against the Mules:  Colby 0-1, lost 41-7 to Williams last week. 2011: 3-5, 6th-ranked scoring offense, 7th-ranked scoring defense Offensive Players to Watch: Luke Duncklee, […]