Local sports roundup

Friday August 2, 2013

Goldsmith tournament

BENNINGTON -- The fifth annual Lee Goldsmith Memorial Soccer Tournament will be held at Willow Park on August 10.

The tournament is held in honor of Lee Goldsmith, a former Mount Anthony Union High School soccer player, who died of cancer in 2009.

Eligible players must be enrolled in high school as of September and all male teams or co-ed teams are allowed.

Each team has six field players and a goalkeeper for 25-minute mini-games and play begins at 11 a.m. Teams will be divided into pools for round robin play. The number of preliminary games will be dependent on the number of teams entered.

The cost is $70 per team and teams must register before the day of the tournament. To register, call Jeremy Neill at 802-823-5969 or by email at jneill@svsu.org.

Bow Hunters event

BENNINGTON -- On Sunday, the Catamount Bow Hunters will be hosting its 3D Archery Competition. Registration will take place from 7 a.m. to noon, with adults costing $10 and youths $5.

Trophies will be awarded and members and non-members are welcome.

Catamount is on Route 7 on Fuller Road, the first left past the Apple Barn. For more information, contact 802-442-3667.

MAU looking for coach

BENNINGTON -- Mount Anthony Union High School has an opening for a junior varsity field hockey head coach for the Fall 2013 season. If interested, please contact Activities Director Tim Brown at tbrown@svsu.org or call 447-1899, Ext. 5.

Bowlers’ meeting

HOOSICK, N.Y. -- There will be a meeting on August 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Barbecue Recreation lanes for the Tuesday night women’s bowling league. All team captains are encouraged to attend and each team must have at least one member of their team at the meeting.

Bowlers are also needed to fill the empty slots. For more information, call Risa at 518-428-3026, Pat at 518-205-5104 or Jean at 518-686-9817.

BYSL signups

BENNINGTON -- The Bennington Youth Soccer League is hosting sign-ups every Tuesday night at the Bennington Sports Center.

Sign-ups will go from 5 to 8 p.m. at 230 School Street. Call 802-681-7151 or e-mail voltageindoor@gmail.com with questions.

Tennis camp

BENNINGTON -- The Bennington Tennis Center will host its summer Youth Tennis camp.

The camp is for kids ages 8 to 18 and has two sessions left from Aug. 6-9 and Aug. 13-16.

The camp runs Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and costs $160 per camper.

For any questions or to register, call the center at 802-447-7557.

MACC junior academy

BENNINGTON -- The Mount Anthony Country Club is hosting a junior sports academy for golfers. PGA professional Kevin Bennison will lead the session, starting August 12 to 15. The session, for juniors ages 7 to 16, will go from 9 a.m. to noon.

The cost is $99 per child and people are encouraged to register early to assure a spot.

For more information, call the pro shop at 447-7079.

Hoosick bowlers wanted

HOOSICK, N.Y. -- The Wednesday International League is looking for bowlers for the up coming season at Barbeque Recreation in Hoosick Falls. For more information, call Daryl at 518-686-5467, Louis at 518-686-9651, and Jack at 518-686-5751.

Storm youth camp

BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont Storm will hold its youth football camp for children ages 8 to 14 on Aug. 5-8 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Vermont Vets Home.

Former Mount Anthony football coach Jim Fischer will work with the campers, along with current Storm and Mount Anthony players.

The camp costs $80 per child with a $30 discount for additional siblings.

Registration will be accepted up until the day of the camp. Checks are payable to the Southern Vermont Storm and can be mailed to the team at 107 Rollin St., Bennington, VT, 05201. For additional information, c all 802-681-9058.

Players will need to bring cleats, a mouth guard and shorts or football pants. Shoulder pads and helmets will be supplied by the camp.

Bowlers wanted

BENNINGTON -- The Wednesday night Girls Green Mountain Bowling league is looking for bowlers. There will be a meeting Aug. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Bennington Lanes. Bowling will start Aug. 28 at 6:30 p.m. If interested please leave name and number at the Bennington Lanes or contact Phyllis Cornell at 447-2300 for more information.

SVC summer camps for baseball, basketball

BENNINGTON -- Southern Vermont College coaches and players will lead camps on campus this summer.

Men’s basketball coach Dan Engelstad will lead two separate sessions of the camp. The second session follows Aug. 5 to 9. Both take place in the Mountaineer Athletic Center.

Boys and girls entering grades 3-11 can sign up for either week. The cost is $200 for one session or $375 for both. Individual participation and instruction in all phases of skill development and team play will be maximized. All participants will receive a camp t-shirt and a personalized evaluation from camp staff.

Mountaineer Baseball will once again hold its annual summer camp on Bill Epstein Field from Aug. 5 to 8. The morning session, from 9 to 11 a.m., is open to children between kindergarten and sixth grade, while those going into grades 7-12 will go in the afternoon from 12 to 2 p.m.

For more information regarding the basketball camp, please contact coach Engelstad at 802-447-4012 or dengelstad@svc.edu. For additional info regarding the baseball camp, call coach Gage at 802-447-4662 or email dgage@svc.edu.

College-level expert instruction will be led by second-year baseball head coach Dave Gage with the assistance of Mountaineer baseball players. The cost is $65 per player.

The SVC Training Staff will be on site during all times of both camps. Registration forms can be found on the department’s website at svcathletics.com or picked up in person at the Mountaineer Athletic Center on the SVC campus. Early registration is encouraged.


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