LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP
HOOSICK, N.Y. -- The Hoosick Hoosiers softball team suffered its first loss of the season on Tuesday, beaten 6-4 by the Rotterdam Rebels in nine innings.
The Hoosiers led 4-0 after five innings but the Rebels came back on the strength of 14 hits.
Tied at 4-4 in the ninth, the tiebreaker rule went into effect and three straight base hits drove home two runs.
Baylee Ports went the distance, allowing six runs. She struck out two and walked three.
Alyssa Ellis had two hits, including a double, and Chelsea Stevens added a 2-RBI hit. Maddy Ryan also had a two-bagger.
The Hoosiers play again today against the Classie Lassie Thunder.
BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont Storm will host its youth football camp from July 21-24 at the Vermont Veterans Home.
Former Mount Anthony Union High School coach and Storm all-star Jim Fischer will lead the camp, along with current Storm and MAU football players.
The clinic, for players 8-14, will teach the fundamentals and techniques of the game, and provide instruction on running, throwing, catching, blocking, tackling and speed drills.
Shoulder pads and helmets will be supplied, so campers should bring cleats, a mouth guard and shorts or football pants.
The clinic costs $80 and the deadline for registration is July 19. For more information, call 802-681-9058.
Football tickets on sale
The Panthers will play the Owego Indians in the season opener for both sides.
The game is part of 10 games played at the Carrier Dome during the weekend, with the Panthers playing at 1 p.m. on Sunday.
The school has 300 general admission tickets on sale in the high school office. Tickets cost $7 each.
For more information, contact coach Ron Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the high school at 518-686-7321, ext. 1500
Play it Forward weekend
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.
To sponsor or donate, call Peacock at 804-339-6514.
Lady Patriots camp
BENNINGTON -- The Lady Patriot Basketball School will run the week of July 14 through the 18th at Mount Anthony Union Middle School for players between the ages of 7 and 14.
For more info, contact MAU coach Brian Harrington at 442-9834.
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.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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