Mountaineers fall to Regis in NECC play

WESTON, Mass. — The Southern Vermont College men's volleyball team dropped to 1-4 in the New England Collegiate Conference this season with a 3-0 loss to Regis on Friday night.

The Pride cruised to victory with wins of 25-7, 25-13 and 25-15 over the Mountaineers, dropping SVC to 3-16 on the season.

Freshman Te Hayward recorded a team-high five kills in the loss for SVC.

Fellow freshman Bryan Bernal dished out a team-high 12 assists.

The Mountaineers will be back on the court today when they face conference foes Elms and Eastern Nazarene.

Wasaren vs Patroon senior game

STILLWATER, N.Y. — On Thursday night, Stillwater High School hosted the annual Wasaren League vs Patroon League boys and girls basketball senior all-star game.

In the boys game, Hoosick Falls' Alex Haynes scored 13 points in the Wasaren League's 93-91 over Patroon.

Also playing in the game was Cambridge's Shawn Lemeiux who scored 15 points in the contest.

On the girls side, Hoosick Falls' Kelly Pine scored a game-high 19 points in 82-51 victory by the Wasaren League.

Fellow Panther teammate Lizza Ryan scored nine points in the win.

Masters mini meet coming up

BENNINGTON — The sixth annual Monumental Masters Mini Meet will be held in Saturday, March 25, at the Bennington Recreation Center. Adults over the age of 18 are encouraged to participate in the meet. No prior competition experience is required.

Warm-ups start at 9 a.m., with the meet's first event beginning at 10 a.m. Pre-registration to compete in the event is $20 per swimmer by March 21, or $25 on the day of the event. Registration forms are available at the Bennington Rec Center.

All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Bennington Marauders Swim Team, helping to provide youth swimming for our community.

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Basketball Challenge in Arlington

ARLINGTON — It will be a fun night of basketball in Arlington as alumni battle current varsity players, and faculty and staff battle each other during this year's Basketball Challenge on Friday, March 24, from 6-8 p.m. in the Arlington Memorial High School gymnasium. Hosted by the AMHS Athletic Department, the night will also include a basketball game featuring area Special Olympic athletes and Arlington basketball players. Tickets are $2 for general admission. Proceeds will be used to purchase equipment for the AMHS weight room and to cover fees for the annual student-athlete leadership conference. For more information or to make a donation to AMHS Athletics, contact Arlington Athletic Director Ashley Hoyt at or 375.2589, extension 137.

Bennington Little League

BENNINGTON — Late registration and player evaluations for the 2017 season will be held on March 19 from 12-3 p.m. at the Mount Anthony Union High School gymnasium. All players ages 9 and up should plan to attend one of the two dates for evaluations unless already on a major league team. Late registrations will also be taken at this time for any players ages 5 through 12. For all new registrants, a copy of the birth certificate is requested at the time of registration. Questions about registration or evaluations, please contact Geoff Metcalfe at 442-5465.

Shires Marathon registration

BENNINGTON — Spring is just around the corner in southern Vermont and if you're a runner, you still have time to get in shape for the 6th running of the Shires Marathon. Registration is available on line at and more race details can be found on the website of the Batten Kill Valley Runners Club (

The Shires race, which will be on May 21 this year, starts at Bennington College and ends 26.2 miles later at Riley Rink, Manchester's Olympic sized ice skating facility. Its course, which follows secondary roads, includes 8.5 unpaved miles in Shaftsbury and Arlington. Apple and lilac trees in full fragrant spring bloom will shade many of the roads the race travels.

This year, the beneficiary of the Shires Marathon will be The Collaborative, a community agency that provides quality alcohol, tobacco, and other drug prevention education throughout the Northshire and its nearby mountain town communities. Through its activities and youth programs such as empowerment groups for high school students; afterschool child care at Flood Brook School; and the Refuse To Use program, The Collaborative is dedicated to providing youth with positive reinforcement that promotes a healthy lifestyle.

Sign up to run the Shires of Vermont Marathon and you'll have the added satisfaction of knowing that your entry fee will be making a difference in the lives of many others.


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