Burr and Burton girls soccer drops Brattleboro

BENNINGTON -- Four goals in the first half was enough for the Burr and Burton Academy girls soccer team to see off Brattleboro on Thursday night, as the Bulldogs won their opening-round game in the Lady Patriot Classic 4-2.

All six goals were scored in the first half of play.

"One of our goals was to play on Saturday night [in the championship]," Burr and Burton coach Dan DeForest said. "It is a tournament atmosphere in here and we love it."

Daisy Sullivan got things going for the Bulldogs when she struck in the 14th minute of the first half, then teammate Sarah Alpert doubled the Bulldogs’ lead just two minutes later.

Brattleboro would answer, though, when Anwyn Darrow struck to make it 2-1. But the Bulldogs responded with two more goals, one from Megan Graber and one from Aggie Bisselle to make it a 4-1 game with just over 10 minutes left in the half.

Brattleboro would add one more, but the Bulldogs played air-tight defense in the second half to keep it a 4-2 game.

The Bulldogs advance to the championship game in the tournament on Saturday night, when they will play host Mount Anthony Union High School in a 7 p.m. match.

Hoosick Falls golf tops Graville in golf

POULTNEY -- The Hoosick Falls Central School golf team recorded another win on Thursday, as the team beat Graville 4 to 1 in a matchup at the Lake St. Catherine golf course.


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Both of the medalists on the day were from Hoosick Falls, as Eric Bloomer and Andrew Hoag each shot a 44 to earn the nod. On the season, it is Bloomer’s 7th sectional score. Bloomer needed only five sectional scores to qualify for the sectional tournament at the end of the season.

SVC basketball to host skills clinics

BENNINGTON -- Southern Vermont College Basketball will begin hosting Sunday morning skills clinics this week, September 8th, in the Mountaineer Athletic Center on the SVC campus. Designed for boys and girls in grades 1-12, clinics will be directed by head men’s basketball coach Dan Engelstad, assistant coach A.J. Mahar and staff. Cost is only $10 per player if signed up by 9 p.m. that Saturday, or $12 at the door. All registrations are cash only. To register, please send you child’s name, age, and grade to: svcbasketballclinics@gmail.com. For more information, please contact Coach Engelstad at 802-447-4012 or dengelstad@svc.edu

Catamount Bow Hunters hosting 3-D competition

BENNINGTON -- The Catamount Bow Hunters, Inc. will be hosting their 3-D Hunter Archery Competition on Sunday, Sept. 15 at their headquarters, located on Rt. 7S, Fuller Road in Bennington. The event will run from 7 a.m. to noon, with adults costing $10 and youths cost $5 to participate. Cubs are free with a paid adult. Food and beverage will be available. Members and non-members are welcome to sign up. For more information, call 802-442-3667

Adult League Basketball

BENNINGTON -- Any adult interested in playing basketball can contact Jerry at jerwall@gmail.com for more information and to be added to an email list. The league generally plays three days a week: on Wednesday evenings and on Saturday and Sunday mornings. To offset the cost of insurance there is a $30 fee for the year, or you can pay $2 for each individual game you play.

Ratelle tournament

BENNINGTON -- The inaugural Matthew Ratelle Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Sunday, Sept. 8, at Mount Anthony Country Club with a noon shotgun start. Come celebrate the life and memory of Matt, and play the game of golf that he loved.

Funds raised at this event will be put towards a scholarship in Matt’s memory and/or the family trust for his children. Consider playing, coming to dinner, sponsoring the event, or simply making a donation.

For more information please contact Jenn Ratelle at 802-375-5118 or jennratelle@nycap.rr.com; Nikki Siclari at 802-379-7288 or nicole.siclari@svhealthcare.org or Kathy Murphy at 802-442-5037 or murphkp@juno.com.

Benn youth wrestling

BENNINGTON -- Bennington Youth Wrestling will be offering pre season youth clinics, beginning on September 4.

The clinics will run through November 6 and are offered on Wednesday nights from 6-7 p.m.

Clinics include games and technique and will be taught by current Mount Anthony Union High School wrestlers. The entry fee is $30 per wrestler. Call Wayne Call at (802) 952-8932 for more information.

Youth Football

BENNINGTON -- Open sign-up for the Mount Anthony youth football league are ongoing at Tomasi’s Sports and Awards. For more information, call 802-681-9058.

BYSL signups

BENNINGTON -- The Bennington Youth Soccer League is hosting sign-ups every Tuesday night at the Bennington Sports Center.

Sign-ups will go from 5 to 8 p.m. at 230 School St. Call 802-681-7151 or e-mail voltageindoor@gmail.com with questions.

Hoosick bowlers wanted

HOOSICK, N.Y. -- The Wednesday International League is looking for bowlers for the up coming season at Barbeque Recreation in Hoosick Falls. For more information, call Daryl at 518-686-5467, Louis at 518-686-9651, and Jack at 518-686-5751.