Eagles reach podium at D-IV state meet


CHESTER >> A pair of Arlington runners scored team points for the Eagles at the Division IV track meet on Friday at Green Mountain Union High School.

For the boys, Thayer Hoyt was fifth in the 3,000 meters, finishing in 10 minutes, 47.47 seconds. He then was tied for sixth in the 1,500, crossing the line in 4:57.3.

On the girls side, Katie Berger scored six team points, coming in third in the discus with a throw of 73 feet.

Sophomore Keyshawn King came agonizingly close to placement in two events, with seventh place finishes in both the 200 and 400 meters. Each time, King was a quarter-of-a-second short of the podium.

VGA Scholarship Fund announces 2016 recipients

RUTLAND >> The Vermont Golf Association Scholarship Fund, in affiliation with The Vermont Golf Association, The Vermont State Women's Golf Association, The Vermont Golf Course Superintendents' Association, The Vermont Professional Golfers Association, and the Vermont Seniors Golf Association, has announced its 2016 recipients.

Mount Anthony's Emalie Bushee is one recipient of the scholarship, she will head to Endicott this fall for college.

Other winners include: Braedon Fox, Proctor (Florida Gulf Coast University), Colin Nicklaw, Otter Valley (Utica College), Carsen Sanchez, Mount Abraham (Methodist University), Alexandra Coleman, South Burlington, (Fashion Institute for Interior Design), Austin Sullivan, Missisquoi (University of Virginia), Sam Myers, Rice (Franklin Pierce), Sam Kamel, Rivendell (Coastal Carolina University), Devin Havers, South Burlington (University of Vermont), Sarah Martel, Green Mountain (University of Southern Maine), Jordan Del Bianco, Rutland (University of Delaware), Tyler Slusarczyk, Holderness School, (Stevenson University), Chase Sharpe, South Burlington ( University of Tampa), Katie Harnett, Burlington (Saint Michael's College).

Scholarships are for up to four years that the recipient is enrolled in college. Applicants must be a resident of the State of Vermont, a high school graduate and must be enrolled in, or accepted as a full-time student at a college/university or technical school of university grade. Some of the criteria used for selection are overall financial need, school performance, and the applicant's (not family) affiliation to the game of golf. Since its inception, the VGA Scholarship Program has awarded over $1.2 millions in scholarships to more than 400 graduating seniors. The VGASF is a non-profit organization that receives its funding through contributions from individuals, businesses, golf organizations, Vermont golf courses and its annual Scholarship Scramble golf event.

To find out more about our organization. how to make a donation, or are interested in becoming a Scholarship Scramble Golf event sponsor or fielding a team to participate, contact VGA Scholarship, PO Box 1612, Station "A", Rutland, Vermont, 05701 or email at vgascholarship@vtga.org.

Legion baseball tryouts

BENNINGTON >> Tryouts for the Bennington Post 13 Legion baseball team will take place on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the Mount Anthony baseball field

Players must be at least 15 years old, but can't play if they are born before Jan. 1, 1997.

Birth certificates are required for players who make the squad.

For the tryouts, bring equipment, baseball pants, cleats and a hat.

For more information, contact coach Jamie Carey at 802-733-7425.

College lacrosse camp upcoming

BENNINGTON >> Former Mount Anthony and current University of Arizona assistant men's lacrosse coach Paul Reif will return to Vermont for a two-week clinic this summer, starting on June 21, 22 and 23 and then on June 27, 28 and 29 from 5-7 p.m. at Willow Park.

The camp will consist of six 2-hour college-style practices conducted by current and former college coaches and players. The focus will be on advanced individual and team skills, including terminology and concepts.

There will be individual evaluations and information on the recruiting process.

The camp will take place at Willow Park and is for high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors. The cost is $100 for field players and $50 for goalies.

For more information or to register, contact Reif at coachreif@arizonalacrosse.net.

BBA football camp

MANCHESTER >> The Sparxx Athletics football camp for youth players will run from July 11 to 14 at Taylor Field on the campus of Burr and Burton Academy.

The camp, which goes each day from 5 to 8 p.m., will showcase the top college and high school football players in the area in a hands-on experience to improve the grassroots of football.

The cost to attend the camp is $100, and $125 after June 1.

The best way to register is to visit the website at sparxxathletics.wix.com/sparxxathletics. For more information, call 802-733-6672 or email sparxxathletics@gmail.com.

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 johnwernersoccer.com.


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