LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP
BENNINGTON -- For the second time this season, Southern Vermont College junior Jessica Delgado has been named the New England Collegiate Conference Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week.
Delgado played a critical role in the Mountaineers securing the No. 1 seed in the NECC postseason tournament, posting 13 kills and 12 digs in a 3-0 win over Lesley University on Saturday.
The ‘Neers will host a semifinal match of the NECC tournament on Friday, playing with winner of Daniel Webster College vs. Lesley.
MAU field hockey time change
BENNINGTON -- The start time for the Mount Anthony Union High School field hockey game against Essex in the Vermont Division I field hockey semifinals has been moved up to a 6:30 p.m. start.
The match will be at Kohn Field at Middlebury College.
The original start time had been set for 7 p.m.
Marauders have first meet
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- The Bennington Marauders swim team had its first meet of the season last Friday at Williams College, competing against the Purple Valley Aquatics Swim Team.
The following swimmers all posted top-three finishes in their events.
Paige Marion (1st-200 Medley Relay, 3rd-50 Free, 3rd-50 Back), Sarah Martin (1st-200 Medley Relay), Aryn Iannuzzi (1st-200 Medley Relay) Sienna Brosemer (1st-200 Medley Relay, 3rd-200 Free Relay), Garrett Ufnar (3rd-200 Medley Relay, 1st-50 Free, 3rd-200 Free, 3rd-50 Back, 2nd-50 Fly, 3rd-200 Free Relay), Claire Iannuzzi (3rd-200 Medley Relay, 3rd-50 Breast), Phebe Hall (3rd-200 Medley Relay, 1st-50 Free, 2nd-50 Breast, 1st-50 Back, 2nd-50 Fly, 3rd-200 Free Relay), Sarah Ascuitto (3rd-200 Medley Relay, 2nd-50 Free, 2nd-50 Back), Emily Ascuitto (1st-100 IM, 1st-100 Free Relay), Grace Burhans (2nd-100 IM, 1st-100 Free Relay), Camden Madison (2nd-100 IM, 3rd-50 Fly, 1st-100 Free Relay), Elyse Altland (1st-25 Free, 1st-25 Breast, 1st-100 Free Relay), Bela Donckers (1st-25 Free, 2nd-25 Back), Armen Kazazean (2nd-25 Free, 2nd-25 Breast, 1st-25 Back, 1st-50 Fly), Jordan Barilone (3rd-200 Free Relay).
The Marauders compete next on Nov. 23 in Ballston Spa, N.Y.
Open gym time
MANCHESTER -- Manchester Parks and Recreation will be hosting open gym nights at the MEMS gyms.
Gym time will being on Nov. 5, and run Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays until Nov. 21.
Each team will have a designated night in the gym
On Tuesdays starting at 6 p.m. will be boys grade 3-4, and at 7 p.m. will be boys grade 5-6.
On Wednesdays, girls grade 3-4 will begin at 6 p.m., and girls and boys grade 5-6 will be at 7 p.m.
On Thursdays, at 6 p.m. will be boys and girls in grades 1-2, and at 7 p.m. will be for girls grades 5-6.
Players must be registered for the MPR Youth Basketball Program prior to participating. Registration will not be available on site. Parents can sign up by calling the Rec at 362-1439, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dollar Skate night
MANCHESTER -- The Burr and Burton Academy varsity hockey team is hosting a Dollar Skate night at Riley Rink in Manchester on Sunday, November 3 from 1:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
The cost is $1 for ages 13-and-under, and $2 for over 3.
All proceeds benefit Friends of Hockey, which supports the varsity hockey program.
BYB to host skills camp
BENNINGTON -- The Bennington Youth Basketball school starts on November 3 at Mount Anthony Union Middle School and runs on Sundays until December 15.
The school is for boys and girls from grades 1 to 4. Girls start from 8 to 10 a.m., while boys play 10 to noon.
Emphasis will be on dribbling, passing, shooting, gameplay, rules, individual and team drills, fun games and all fundamentals.
For more information, contact Jason Monte at 607-321-9662 or Dan Sleeman at 802-447-1994.
Youth Ski League
WOODFORD -- The Prospect Mountain Bill Koch Youth Ski League will hold an informational meeting for new and returning families on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. at the Prospect Mountain Ski Center Lodge.
A ski and clothing swap/sale will follow the meeting. If you wish to sell any times, please plan to drop them off at 1:45 p.m. the day of the meeting.
The league is for youths age 4-13, and introduces young people to the sport of cross-country skiing.
For more information, contact Mary Drew at 802-442-5382 or email email@example.com
AMHS hosts Fall Fun Run at Rec Park
ARLINGTON -- Arlington Memorial High School will host a Fall 5K Fun Run on Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Arlington Recreation Park in preparation for the town’s annual Thanksgiving Turkey Trot.
Registration for the run will begin at 9 a.m. with the race set to start at 10 a.m. Walkers are welcome in the run.
The cost to register is $10, with the proceeds to benefit the AMHS cross country team and the Class of 2017. For more information, contact AMHS cross country coach Bianca Hoose at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SVC basketball to host skills clinics
BENNINGTON -- Southern Vermont College Basketball are hosting Sunday morning skills clinics, 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 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.
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.