LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP

SHAFTSBURY -- The third annual Blue Lollipop Road Play it Forward weekend is back on July 18 and 19 in Bennington.

Put together by Mount Anthony Union High School alum Diane Peacock, the event starts on Friday with a Welcome Back party at Ramunto’s in Bennington, then continues on Saturday at Howard Park in Shaftsbury for an alumni soccer game.

The game will start at 2 p.m. and soccer alumni from all classes can sign up to play. Registration is $25 until June 30 and $30 after that.

The Blue Lollipop Road Memorial Travel Scholarship will be awarded in honor of former MAU soccer players Maria Greene and Brandy Brown.

For more information, visit bluelollipoproad.com or e-mail Peacock at diane@bluelollipoproad.com.

To sponsor or donate, call Peacock at 804-339-6514.

Lax camp registration

BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont Youth Lacrosse Camp for boys will be held from July 14 to July 17 at Willow Park in Bennington.

Boys from kindergarten through second grade will go from 9 a.m to 11 a.m. with a registration fee of $75, while grade three through 10 will go from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for a registration fee of $150.

Equipment is available, if needed. To print out a brochure, visit www.malavt.com and click on the camp and clinic link. For more information, contact Chris at 802-779-4837.


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Lady Patriots basketball camp July 14-18

BENNINGTON -- The Lady Patriot Basketball School will run the week of July 14 through the 18th at Mount Anthony Union High School for players between the ages of 7 and 14.

For more info, contact MAU coach Brian Harrington at 442-9834.

Benn Basketball School looking for campers

BENNINGTON -- Mount Anthony Union High School boys basketball coach Dan Sleeman is still accepting basketball players for his Bennington Basketball School for Boys camp. The program will run from July 7 through July 11. Age group 12-15 will practice from 8 a.m. to noon, while the 7-11 age group will run from 1 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

This is the 43rd year of the Bennington Basketball School.

To sign up, email the participant’s name, age and t-shirt size to dsleeman@svsu.org or call 804-447-1994.

SVC basketball camp

BENNINGTON -- Registration is open for the Southern Vermont College basketball camp. Interested boys and girls entering grades 3 to 11 can sign up by going to the SVC website and downloading a camp brochure.

The camp will run four separate weeks: June 30 to July 2, July 14 to 18, July 21 to 25 and August 4 to 8. Each day’s session goes from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with Friday from the last three weeks ending at noon.

For more information, call SVC men’s basketball coach Dan Engelstad at 447-4012 or e-mail dengelstad@svc.edu.

Storm fundraiser

BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont Storm will host a volleyball tournament in honor of Jesse Roy on June 28 at JC’s Tavern in Bennington.

The tournament, which will have registration at 11 a.m. and start at noon, will be double elimination, and will feature teams of four. The games will be rally scoring to 25.

Registration is $100 per team. For more info contact the Storm hotline at 802-681-9058.

Submissions for roundup

Have an event coming up? Looking for more participants? Want to spread the word about a summer league?

Send an email to gsmith@benningtonbanner.com or asamrov@benningtonbanner.com with all of the information.