PHILADELPHIA — If your looking for something to watch on television tonight, tune into ESPN 2 to watch Armored Athlete take on the Golden Eagles Alumni in the Super 16 round of The Basketball Tournament.

Armored Athlete's general manager is former Mount Anthony basketball star AJ Mahar and their coach is Southern Vermont College men's basketball head coach Dan Engelstad.

If Armored Athlete were to beat the Golden Eagles Alumni, they will take on the winner of Pedro's Posse/ Always A Brave in the Midwest Regional final on Saturday.

Pedro's Posse features two former NBA players in Mike Bibby and Jason Williams.

Last year Armored Athlete made it to their regional final, but lost and were unable to advance to final four of the tournament.

Their Super 16 round matchup against the Golden Eagles Alumni will be played on ESPN 2 tonight at 7 p.m.

Vermont soccer official training

BENNINGTON >> Anyone interested in becoming a member of the Vermont Soccer Officials Association and becoming eligible to officiate varsity and sub-varsity soccer games is encouraged to attend one of two trainings in Southern Vermont.

The first training is at Black River High School Cafeteria on Thursday, July 21 at 6 p.m. with a follow up scrimmage instruction on July 28 at Dothan Brook School in Hartford at 5:30 p.m.


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The second training is being held at Whitcomb High School in Bethel on August 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The training includes learning the rules of the game, a test, and a field practice. The cost of the program is $75 which includes the cost of the membership in the VSOA for this year. More information can be found at www.vermontsoa.com or contact Gary Blodgett at gblodg@comcast.net or call (802) 558-3147.

Werner holding annual soccer camps

ARLINGTON >> Retired Arlington and Castleton soccer coach John Werner will again be running soccer camps locally. Werner and his experienced staff are committed to providing a quality camp experience, with the emphasis on learning and fun, at a reasonable cost.

The two remaining camps sessions are as follows:

The Arlington Soccer Camp for those entering grades 1 through 8 will be held the week of Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. until noon at Arlington High School.

This camp also emphasizes the technical development of each player as well as small group tactics.

The Arlington Senior Soccer Camp for those entering grades 9 through 12 will be held the week of Aug. 1 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Arlington High School.

This camp includes position specific training.

For more details or sign-up information, go to johnwernersoccer.com.

SVC cross-country camp

BENNINGTON >> Southern Vermont College head cross country and track and field coach Kathleen Newton has announced that she will be holding her first summer clinic on Tuesday, August 9 at the SVC campus.

The event will run from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. and is intended for children entering grades 7-12. The cost is $50 per participant with all proceeds to benefit the SVC cross country programs. In the event of rain, the clinic will be held Wednesday, August 10. The camp will begin at the Mountaineer Athletic Center.

Members of the Southern Vermont cross country teams will be on hand to guide the partakers through the day and around the College campus. Activities will include showing how to properly warm up, the teaching of correct running technique, strength exercises, injury prevention and treatment, and a stretching session. The Mountaineers will also lead the participants on trail runs around the SVC campus.

To sign up or for more information, please contact Coach Newton at knewton@svc.edu.