Eagles go on road to find first W
WESTMINSTER -- The Arlington Memorial High School girl’s soccer team picked up its first win of the season with a 6-0 thrashing of Bellows Falls.
Molly Elwell recorded a hat trick in the win, while Brooke Hawley added two goals for herself. Julia Lacoste added the final strike for the Eagles.
Whitney Walsh got the start in goal for Arlington, and head coach Dan Wood said that Becca Solari and Hailey Davis played well in defense for the Eagles.
The win pushes the Eagles to 1-3 on the season.
SVC women’s soccer falls
BENNINGTON -- In the Southern Vermont women’s soccer home-opener, the Mountaineers fell 5-1 to Mount Holyoke College.
Mount Holyoke junior kara Singleton recorded a goal and three assists in the win..
Jocelyn Ortega scored the lone goal for the ‘Neers in the loss off of an assist from Abby Rosas.
SVC falls to 0-4 on the year with the loss.
SVC men’s soccer drops to New England College
BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont men’s soccer team went a goal up twice on New England College in a game on Saturday, but the Pilgrims were able to fight back for a 4-2 win.
SVC junior Erik Argueta netted both goals for the Mountaineers in the loss.
The men fall to 0-5 on the season.
SVC cross country host Mountaineer Invitiational
BENNINGTON -- Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams at Southern Vermont College hosted the Mountaineer Invitiational on Saturday morning, and the men were able to secure a third-place finish in the race.
In an eight-team field, the ‘Neers were led by junior Herson Canta who placed second overall with a time of 18:09. Junior captain Victor Velazquez was second for SVC (12th overall) at 19:15, and sophomore Cameron Curtiss wasn’t far behind with a time of 19:21 (15th overall). Freshman Corey Barcomb placed 24th with a time of 20:17 as the fourth Mountaineer to finish and sophomore Kenneth Poteat rounded out the SVC top-five, finishing at 22:04 (45th overall).
The women finished eighth overall, but freshman Schyler McGuire crossed first for the team, sixth overall, with a time of 22:56, just one second off cracking the school’s all-time top 10 record list.
Cambridge girls drop Greenwich
CAMBRIDGE -- The Cambridge Central School girl’s soccer team beat Greenwich 4-1 on Friday night.
Goals by Lilly Snyder, Emily Hall, Montana Brown, and Olivia Mooney were enough for the Indians to beat the Witches.
Cambridge moves to 1-0 on the season with the win.
BBA football rolls over North Country
NEWPORT -- The Burr and Burton Academy Bulldogs rolled to their second win in as many weeks as they topped North Country 47-0 on Friday night.
Eric Cerra ran for three touchdowns in the win, including a big 80-yard run during the first half.
Griffin Stalcup threw two touchdown passes, one to Austin Kemper and one to Ryan Smith. Dalton Blackwell added a TD run and Derrik Whittemore had an interception return for a TD.
BBA moves to 2-1 on the season.
Run for the Pin
BENNINGTON -- The Mount Anthony Union High School wrestling team will be hosting a 5K cross country run at Willow Park on October 6. The race, which will begin at 9 a.m., will help raise money for the wrestling program.
To pre-register, you can visit active.com or you can sign up by mail by sending a registration packet to Dan Pierce, P.O. Box 936, Bennington, VT 05201.
The entry fee will be $20, and will include a t-shirt. When pre-registering, please list what size shirt you would like.
Race-day registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. and run to 8:30 a.m. at the Willow Park Pavilion.
There will be awards for the youngest boy and youngest girl to finish first, the first man and first woman to cross the finish line, and for the first man and first woman over 50 to cross the line.
For more information, contact Scarlet Watson at 802-379-0772
Youth football night
BENNINGTON -- MAYAA Football Youth Night will be held at Mount Anthony’s Spinelli Field on Friday, Oct. 4 when the Patriot football team plays host to Middlebury at 7 p.m. All boys playing in the area youth football league will be admitted free of charge by wearing their game jerseys.
Parents are asked to please accompany their children at the game or arrange supervision by a coach or another parent.
A drawing for a free football ball signed by the varsity team will be held at halftime for all MAYAA football players in attendance.
Youth soccer nights
BENNINGTON -- The Mount Anthony Union High School Athletic Department is sponsoring a pair of Youth Soccer Nights for the girls and boys area youth league soccer players.
Boys Youth Night will be Wednesday, Oct. 9 when the MAU Varsity Boys Soccer Team plays host to Rutland in a 6 p.m. game. Girls Youth Soccer Night will be Thursday, Oct. 10 when the Patriot Varsity Girls Soccer team hosts Rutland at 6 p.m. All boys and girls playing in the area youth soccer leagues will be admitted free of charge by wearing their game jerseys on these respective nights. Parents are asked to please accompany their children at the game or arrange supervision by a coach or another parent.
At the halftime of each night, there will be a 10-minute exhibition game featuring area youth soccer players. A drawing for a free soccer ball signed by the varsity Patriots will be held after the exhibition game for the youth players in attendance.
5K Pumpkin Brigade
Johnsonville, N.Y. -- The 2nd annual 5K Pumpkin Brigade race will take place on October 26.
The race starts at 10 a.m. at the Johnsonville Fire House.
To register, visit www.active.com and search for the race.
If you register before October 24, the cost will be $20 for adults, and $10 for kids age 15-and-under. There will also be a Kids Run, which will cost $2 or will be free with parent’s paid 5K registration.
Registration will be available on raceday starting at 9 a.m., and the cost will increase by $5.
HOOSICK, N.Y. -- The Hoosac School will host two open gym days for local players interested in playing college basketball. The clinic will be on Saturday, September 21 and Saturday, September 28 at the Hoosac School, with the events running from 4:30-6 p.m.
Athletes in grades 10-12 are eligible to sign up.
You must register with basketball coach Mike Foster via email, at firstname.lastname@example.org, by the Friday prior to the event in order to attend. Only those who are registered will be allowed to participate.
Foster asks that each player bring their own numbered t-shirt, or a reversible practice top.
For more information, contact Mike Foster.
SVC basketball to host skills clinics
BENNINGTON -- Southern Vermont College Basketball will begin hosting Sunday morning skills clinics this week, September 15th, 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.
Adult League Basketball
BENNINGTON -- Any adult interested in playing basketball can contact Jerry at email@example.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.
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.