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Bennington eliminated from state tourney

No back-to-back state championships for Bennington 10U all-stars
07/29/2016 08:55 PM EDT
ST. JOHNSBURY >> There will be no repeat this year for the Bennington Little League 10U all-star team. The defending state champions lost 9-0 to South Burlington and were eliminated from tournament play on Friday night. South Burlington will now play Lyndon in the 10U state championship game. "Their pitcher did a great job shutting us down tonight," said Bennington coach Patrick Thompson. 
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Marauders prepare for districts
07/28/2016 09:26 PM EDT - BENNINGTON >> The final two weeks of the summer season have come for the Bennington Marauders, but there is still work to be done for the Bennington swim team. "We're at the end of our season, but there are still some goals that our kids are striving for," said Marauders coach Nicole Goswami. "Some kids are still trying to qualify for state, while our swimmers are looking to place at Full Story

Bennington ready to battle for state crown
07/28/2016 07:20 AM EDT - BENNINGTON — Bennington 10U Little League all-stars coach Pat Thompson isn't one for excuses, but he had a legitimate one on Wednesday as the team practiced before Friday's elimination game against South Burlington at St. Johnsbury. The game starts at 6 p.m. Of course, these are 9 and 10-year-old kids we're talking about, so they get a pass. Full Story

Armored Athlete, OPI excel at TBT
07/28/2016 07:19 AM EDT - BENNINGTON — This year, two local teams, Armored Athlete and OPI competed in the The Basketball Tournament. The Basketball Tournament, nicknamed TBT, is a tournament where teams from around the world compete for the grand prize of $2 million. Armored Athlete is coached by Southern Vermont College men's basketball head coach Dan Engelstad, while the general manager is former Mount Anthony Full Story

Lilac earns National Association of Basketball Coaches honor again
07/27/2016 06:56 AM EDT - HOOSICK, N.Y. — The National Association of Basketball Coaches has announced the 2015-2016 NABC Honors Court, recognizing men's collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season, with a record number of 1,000 student-athletes from more than 350 colleges and universities. Full Story

Youth football program getting a facelift
07/26/2016 07:00 AM EDT - BENNINGTON — For years, the Mount Anthony Youth Athletic Association's football program was always filled with as many players as they could find, making it one of the largest youth programs in the area. But in the past few years, numbers have dwindled. "Youth football in Bennington was dead and dying a couple of years ago, it was bad," said MAYAA vice president Ken Mailhot. Full Story

  • Bennington still alive in 9-10 baseball - 07/26/2016 07:00 AM EDT
  • New England Alliance hosting tryouts - 07/25/2016 07:27 AM EDT
  • Armored Athlete falls in TBT - 07/22/2016 09:46 PM EDT
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