Altland hat trick leads MAU past Colonels


BRATTLEBORO — Emily Altland scored all three goals for the Mount Anthony girls soccer team on Tuesday night as the Patriots topped Brattleboro, 3-1.

Altland scored her first goal in the first half, then nailed a penalty kick to make it 2-0. Altland, the team's leading scorer, finished off the effort with a score with less than 10 minutes to go.

Erika McCarthy had nine saves for MAU, who improve to 7-5-1 on the season.

Patriots fall to Otter Valley

BRANDON >> The Mount Anthony field hockey team fell 2-1 to Otter Valley on Tuesday afternoon.

Bulldogs rout L&G

TOWNSHEND >> The Burr and Burton boys soccer team, led by Felix Kershaw's two goals and three assists, routed Leland and Gray 9-1 on Tuesday afternoon.

BBA scored four times in the first half, scores by Kershaw, Daniel Hatheway, Matt Mayne and Henry Kornaros made it 4-0 at the break. Kershaw assisted on all of the goals.

In the second half, Kershaw scored off an assist from Chevaughn Brownie for a 5-1 lead, then BBA's Cam Hedberg, Ben Stewart, Brian Lam and Alex Charette finished the scoring. Assists came from Charette, Wally Hynds and Hatheway.

BBA improved to 7-4-2 and travels to MAU on Friday for their regular season finale.

BBA rolls past Woodstock

WOODSTOCK >> The Burr and Burton girls soccer is making their push for a top seed in the upcoming Division I tournament with an 8-2 win over Woodstock on Tuesday night.

Grace Pinkus and Georgia Lord both scored a game-high two goals in the win for BBA.

Lord also dished out a team-high two assists in the win to for the Bulldogs

Sky Woodard, Maggie Sullivan, Shea Lincourt and Emily Bleakie all scored a goal for BBA in the win as well.

With the win, the Bulldogs improve to 12-1 on the season and extend their winning streak to nine.

BBA will next travel to play rival MAU on Thursday at 6 p.m.

SVC secures playoff berth

BENNINGTON >> The Southern Vermont College women's soccer team is headed back to the postseason for the sixth straight year as the Mountaineers locked up a playoff berth in the upcoming New England Collegiate Conference tournament by defeating Becker College 4-2 Tuesday afternoon at Everett Field.

With the score tied 2-2 at halftime, SVC came out and took an edge early in the second stanza with a goal scored by Taylor Mallet.

The Mountaineers then added a late insurance goal with just 5:05 on the clock to seal the league victory.

SVC freshman Danielle Biggers scored the first goal of the day, and sophomore Ally McNamee then added the Mountaineers' second in the 42nd minute of the match.

Mallett registered an unassisted tally 3:25 into the second half, and freshman Izzy Coleman got her first collegiate goal to go in the 85th minute to seal the win for SVC.

SVC senior Kelsey Hamister, freshman Lexia Gillette and Mallett each recorded an assist on the day.

SVC improves to 8-5-2 overall and 5-2 in conference play.

Mountaineer junior goaltender Melissa Mascari turned away three Hawk shots in the win.

The Mountaineers are next in action on Saturday when they travel to play Regis at 2:30 p.m.

Eagles blanked by Proctor

ARLINGTON >> Senior night for the Arlington girls soccer team was dampened a bit by a 3-0 loss to Proctor on Tuesday night.

The Eagles dominated the first 15 minutes of play in the game, but couldn't get anything into the net.

That allowed Proctor to stay in the game and they took advantage by scoring three unanswered goals to get the win.

With the loss, the Eagles drop to 6-5-2 on the season.

Arlington will finish off regular season play on Saturday when they travel to play West Rutland at 3 p.m.

MAYAA basketball signups

BENNINGTON >> MAYAA Basketball is holding two registration nights for boys and girls from 1st grade to 6th grade, the first on November 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bennington Elementary and November 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bennington Elementary. Also you can register on line now at For more information, visit the web site.

Bill Koch info meeting

BENNINGTON >> The Prospect Mountain Bill Koch Youth Ski League will hold an informational meeting for new and returning families on October 23 at 2 p.m. at Prospect Mountain Nordic Center on Route 9 in Woodford. A ski and clothing swap/sale will follow the meeting at approximately 2:30 p.m.

The meeting will be an opportunity for prospective families to learn about the Bill Koch Youth Ski League, a cross country ski program for youth ages 4-13. The program introduces young people to the life-long sport of cross country skiing with all of its recreational, social, fitness and competitive opportunities. The program attracts children and families from nearby communities in Vermont, Massachusetts and New York.

The Prospect Mountain Bill Koch League practices every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon at Prospect Mountain in Woodford. Practices will begin on Tuesday, December 13th and will run through early March.

For more information, please contact Katie Swabey at 413-664-7711 or

Running of the Turkeys returns

ARLINGTON >> Runners, walkers, and kids of all ages are invited to participate in the 21st Annual Running of the Turkeys held on Thanksgiving morning in Arlington, Vermont. The event includes a 5K (3.1 miles) run and walk as well as a Kids' Fun Run. The race will be hosted by the Batten Kill Valley Runners Club and is a traditional Bennington County, Thanksgiving Day family event.

The run and walk take off promptly at 9 a.m. on November 24 at the Fisher Elementary School. The Kids' Fun Run is scheduled to start at 9:45 a.m.

Entry forms are available at the Batten Kill Valley Runners website, and online registration is at http:// RunningoftheTurkeys.itsyourrace. com. Runners are encouraged to register in advance. Discounts are available for all entries, including families, postmarked by November 15. Standout commemorative, long-sleeved, logoed shirts are available for an additional cost and can be ordered on by November 5.

We encourage you to bring friends and family to experience this unique event and to work up an appetite for your Thanksgiving dinner. Other surprises are planned, so come join the fun! For more information, call Anita at (518) 677-8333 or send an e-mail to agabalski@


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