MANCHESTER -- For the fourth time this season, the Burr and Burton Academy field hockey team came up just short, as the girls fell to Windsor 1-0 on Friday.
Haley Wood scored for Windsor in the win, tallying the goal with 13 minutes left in the first half.
BBA coach Barb Miceli said she was happy with how her midfielders played in transition on the day, and noted that Mary Leech, Hannah Gianotti, and Amelia Cummings all had solid efforts for the Bulldogs in the loss.
BBA falls to 0-4 on the year with the loss.
Hoosick Falls beats Cambridge
CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- In a Wasaren League matchup on Friday, the Hoosick Falls Central School boys soccer team beat Cambridge Central School 7-0.
Drew Phillips recorded a hat trick in the win for Hoosick Falls, while Alex LaBarge, Max Haar, Jeremy St. Onge, and Eric Kaufmann each added one goal. Haar had three assists on the day.
Sullivan nets in 2OT for BBA win
BRATTLEBORO -- The Burr and Burton Academy girl’s soccer team found themselves down late in the second half, but with 14 minutes left Emma Hallett was able to slot home on a pass from Daisy Sullivan to level things up and force overtime.
In the overtime, Sullivan was able to put home the game winner and send the Bulldogs home with a victory. BBA moves to 4-2-0 on the season.
Panthers improve to 3-0
HOOSICK, N.Y. -- Granville played the Hoosick Falls Central School football team close until the half, trailing just 12-0 at the break, but the Panthers came out in the second half and hung 26 points on the Horde to walk away 38-6 winners on Friday night.
Brandon Hodges once again paced the Panthers on offense, carrying the ball 16 times for 167 yards and a score, while Garrett Wright took 11 carries for 49 yards and a TD, and also went 10-for-18 passing for 204 yards and 3 TDs in the win.
Colby Davedonis added a TD on a 7 carry, 43-yard rushing night for the Panthers in the win.
Wright opened the game by connecting with David Hardesty (2 catches, 35 yards) for a TD pass of 25 yards, then Wright took it himself on a run play to give the Panthers a 12-0 edge.
To open the second half, Hodges took a 15-yard carry to the end zone.
Granville’s score came off of a 2-yard run by Evan Hoagland (21 carries, 175 yards).
Wright would add two more TDs to his tally by tossing a 35-yard pass to Davedonis then to McCart for 22 yards.
Davedonis capped the scoring with an 8-yard run.
The Panthers move to 3-0 on the year with the win.
Hoosick Falls golf falls
HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. -- In Hoosick Falls Central School’s final golf match of the season, the Panthers fell to Greenwich 3 1/2 to 1 1/2.
Eric Bloomer picked up a win for the Panthers and was the medalist with a 37, while Andrew Hoag drew his match to give the Panthers a half-point.
The team ends the year with a 9-5 mark. On September 25, Bloomer, Hoag, Jake Nolan, and Justin Lynch will play in the Wasaren League Invitiational at the Troy Country Club. The following week, Bloomer and Hoag will compete in sectionals at the Ballston Spa Country Club.
Basketball clinic in Arlington
ARLINGTON -- The University of Vermont women’s basketball team will be hosting a free basketball clinic on October 12 for boys and girls grades 2-8.
The clinic will focus on skill development and fundamentals. Current players and coaches will be in attendance at the clinic.
The program will be held in the Arlington Memorial High School Gym from 9:30 a.m. to noon.
For more information, contact Ashley Hoyt at firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.