Bennington evens up district series


BRATTLEBORO — The Bennington Little League 11-12 year-olds all-star team was able to even up their best of seven series with Brattleboro at 1-1 on Wednesday night, with a 12-8 victory in game two.

Bennington will host game three of their district tournament with Brattleboro on Thursday at 6 p.m.

CCS track recognized

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. >> On July 7, the Cambridge Tribesmen Booster Club recognized five track champions at the regular Board of Education meeting.

Each athlete was given commemorative apparel celebrating their championship.

Olivia Mooney won the high jump state championship for the second consecutive year. Mooney jumped 5 feet, 6 inches to be crowned a Division II champion. Because Olivia won the state championship last year, she already has an embroidered jacket. This year, the Booster Club decided to personalize a blanket outlining all of Olivia's accomplishments that she can take to college next year.

Danielle Bovie was a Wasaren League champion in the pentathlon, outscoring her nearest competitor by 20 points. Danielle was presented with a t-shirt outlining her accomplishments.

Lilly Snyder, Grace Snyder, Olivia Mooney and Helen Mooney were Sectional champions in the 4x400 relay. The team of sisters broke the school record with a time of 4:12 to become sectional champions. Each runner was presented with a long sleeve t-shirt outlining their accomplishments.

Soccer officials

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.

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 or contact Gary Blodgett at 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 three camps are as follows:

The Battenkill Soccer Camp for those entering grades 1 through 8 will be held the week of July 18 from 9 a.m. until noon at Greenwich Central School in Greenwich, N.Y. This camp emphasizes the technical development of each player as well as small group tactics.

The co-director is Coach Tim Kelleher, Greenwich varsity boys coach.

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

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


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