Panthers dominate second half in win

HOOSICK, N.Y. — Hoosick took an early lead and extended it throughout in a 83-54 win over Tamarac on Tuesday.

Guy Milliman led all scorers with 28 points and three other Panthers ended up in double figures — Jon Kempf with 17, CJ Baker with 11 and Max Kipp with 10.

Jacob Defreest led Tamarac with 24.

Hoosick travels to Greenwich on Friday.

Panthers edge Stillwater on road

STILLWATER, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls bowling team won three out of four points Tuesday in a tough road match against Stillwater.

The Panthers finished with a total of 3,164 pins to Stillwater's 2,860. Top scores for the Panthers included: A.J. Hurlburt 203-580, Erin McCart 215-544, Cassandra Hynd 199-544, Owynn Arnold 212-529, Colin King 193-528, Brody Mullen 224-525, Evan Webster 210-524, Colin Cipperly 183-514, James Hynd 187, Meg Backes 180 and Riley Hayes 173.

Zach Golden's 201-556 and Brandon Dyer's 178-519 led Stillwater. The match brings Hoosick Falls' record to 20-4. On Thursday their "road trip" continues with another away match, this one at Hoosic Valley.

Mountaineers fall in NECC matchup

LEICESTER, Mass. — Southern Vermont College fell 66-27 Tuesday night in New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) women's basketball action at Becker College's Leicester Gymnasium.

A big first quarter gave the Hawks a 23-point lead after the opening 10 minutes, and they were able to gain some additional separation the rest of the way to remain undefeated in league action.

SVC sophomore Taylor Mallett had a team-best 10 points while adding five rebounds, two assists, and two steals in the effort. Two-time NECC Rookie of the Week, Maddy Main, grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds, and she also had six points, three assists, three steals, and a pair of blocks. Sophomore Dani Biggers pitched in with five points and five boards in 22 minutes off the bench.

SVC (2-9, 1-3 NECC) now prepares for a 1 p.m. Saturday home game against SUNY Cobleskill which will serve as the Mountaineers' final contest before their winter break.

BBA drops game to St. Johnsbury

MANCHESTER — The Burr and Burton girls basketball team fell to St. Johnsbury on Monday night, 62-25.

Freshman Carol Herbert led the way for the Bulldogs with nine points, while Emily Bleakie and Cassie Pearce added five.

Reigning Gatorade Player of the Year Sadie Stetson led the Hilltoppers with 26 points.

BBA is 0-2 and faces Lyndon Institute in the opening round of the Kevin Riell Tournament on Friday.

MAU Nordic Ski team fundraiser

BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony Nordic ski team is running a Christmas tree pick-up fundraiser Saturday, January 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

MAU athletes will come to interested people's homes and take their tree away to be chopped into gardening mulch.

The team is hoping to raise $2,000 for equipment and wax.

The suggested donation to the team is $5-15, or more if you would like.

To schedule pick-up, please contact Rachel at 802-681-5177 or

Catamount wrestling sign-ups

BENNINGTON — Catamount Wrestling Club sign-ups are December 15 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mount Anthony Union High School in the cafeteria.

There is a MAU wrestling match that night and all the wrestlers that sign up will get in free.

The starting date for the club is the first week of January.

They are also looking for volunteers to help with coaching. For more information, contact Paul Monick at 315-263-3517 or go to Facebook and search Catamount Wrestling Club.

American Poolplayers Association looking for players

BRATTLEBORO — The APA Pool League, sanctioned by the American Poolplayers Association (APA), is now forming teams throughout Windham, Windsor and Bennington counties in Southern Vermont under the guidance of the new franchisee owner, Kala Fisher.

"I'm excited to bring APA League Play back to the area. Pool is a great way to have fun while getting to know new people," said Fisher.

Each APA Pool League team consists of five to eight amateur players who compete seasonally or year-round in weekly league play. The APA's copyrighted handicap system, The Equalizer, gives amateur players the opportunity to compete equally with players of different levels of skill. By participating in weekly league play, members can qualify to compete in three Championships that award over $1.5 Million in guaranteed cash and prizes every year.

The APA, based in Lake Saint Louis, Mo., sanctions the world's largest amateur pool league, known as the APA Pool League throughout the United States,as the Canadian Pool League in Canada, and the Japanese Pool League in Japan. Nearly 250,000 members compete in weekly 8-Ball and 9-Ball league play. The APA is generally recognized as the Governing Body of Amateur Pool, having established the official rules, championships, formats and handicap systems for the sport of amateur billiards.

The APA produces three major tournaments each year — the APA World Pool Championships, the APA Poolplayer Championships and the U.S. Amateur Championship — that, together, pay out nearly $1.5 million in cash and prizes annually.

For more information or to get signed up with the APA, please contact Kala Fisher at 978-790-3251 or by email at Or you can visit the official APA website at


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