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Mountaineers excited for shot at NECC title

SVC will play Regis in the NECC finals today at 12 p.m.
04/29/2016 10:14 PM EDT
BENNINGTON >> Two years ago Southern Vermont College decided to start up a girls lacrosse team in their athletic program, after the sport did very well as a club in the school. At that same time, Tom Otero was looking to take the next step in his coaching career. Having 28 years of coaching experience, including 14 years as head coach of girls lacrosse team at Mount Anthony where he help 
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SVC win opening round matchup in NECC tourney
04/29/2016 10:14 PM EDT - NEW LONDON, CT. >> The 2016 Southern Vermont College baseball team became the all-time winningest squad in program history after the No. 3 seed Mountaineers defeated No. 2 Elms College 5-3 in the opening round of the New England Collegiate Conference playoff tournament on Friday afternoon. SVC put up a lone run in the top of the first and never trailed the rest of the way. Full Story

BBA wins in rout over Windsor
04/29/2016 07:22 AM EDT - MANCHESTER — The wins keep on coming for the Burr and Burton baseball team, who improved to 5-0 to start of the season on Thursday with a 11-1 victory over Windsor. Up 4-1 going into the bottom of the fourth, the Bulldogs offense struck for four runs to pull away. Senior Scott Mooney and junior Griff Stalcup each went 3-for-4 at the plate, while Cody Roberts knocked in two runs in the win Full Story

Hoosick Falls holds on to knock off Patriots
04/29/2016 07:22 AM EDT - HOOSICK, N.Y. — With one out remaining in the seventh inning and Hoosick Falls up a run, Panther starter Noah Conety had one thing standing between him and a complete game victory — Mount Anthony's Brody Farnum. In their previous encounter in the fifth, Farnum got an inside fastball and absolutely cleared it out for a two-run homer. Full Story

Bulldogs victorious in home opener
04/29/2016 07:22 AM EDT - MANCHESTER — It took a couple of games, but the Burr and Burton softball team couldn't have had a better way of winning their first game of the season. In their home opener on Thursday against Woodstock, the Bulldogs scratched out an run in the sixth inning to take the lead for good and win 3-2. Full Story

MAU holds off Wasps to complete homestand sweep
04/28/2016 06:48 AM EDT - BENNINGTON — Things have been clicking the past couple of games for the Mount Anthony girls lacrosse team. Beating Wahconah and Hartford earlier this week, the Patriots capped their third straight win on Wednesday, defeating Woodstock 11-9. As MAU hung on to a one-goal lead with under 10 minutes to play, Brianna Zipprich sealed the victory for the Patriots, first scoring on a free position Full Story

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