Roundup: Hoosick Falls field hockey still unbeaten after topping Burghers



SCHUYLERVILLE, N.Y. -- The Hoosick Falls Central School field hockey team improved to 7-0 on the season after a 3-2 win against Warrensburg at Schuylerville on Saturday afternoon.

Tied at 2-2 with under three minutes to go, Liz Ryan put the ball toward the cage and Olivia Schneider tallied the eventual game-winner.

Warrensburg scored first in the first half, the first time the Panthers have trailed this season, but Hoosick came back 11 minutes into the second half as Caytlyn Springer tied the match with a goal. Ryan made it 2-1 with her 12th goal of the year, but Warrensburg tied it with three minutes left. Thirty-eight seconds later, Schneider scored to keep the Panthers unbeaten.

Bratt tops BBA

BRATTLEBORO -- Reid Conde scored for the Burr and Burton Academy boys soccer team, but Brattleboro scored twice unanswered in the second half to score a 3-1 win on Saturday.

After Brattleboro tallied to open the scoring, Conde tied it off an assist by Wes Lord to make it 1-1 at the half. But the Colonels scored four minutes into the second half to go ahead for good.

BBA is 3-3-1 and faces Marble Valley League opponent Hartford on Wednesday at Applejack Field.

Hoosac victorious

LITCHFIELD, Conn. -- The Hoosac School boys soccer team scored four second-half goals to pull away from St. Thomas More, 5-2, on Saturday.

Jordan Elwood and Danny Lepage each had a pair of goals for the Owls, who improved to 2-1 on the season.

Adam Desgagnes added the fifth goal for Hoosac, who faces Winchendon School on Wednesday.

Mountaineers blanked

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- The Southern Vermont College women’s soccer team allowed an early goal to Lesley, all the Lynx would need in a 3-0 win on Saturday in New England Collegiate Conference play.

Katie Raymond made 12 saves for the Mountaineers, who drop to 0-5-1 overall and 0-1 in NECC play. They travel to Cobleskill on Wednesday.

Johansen hat-trick leads Lesley

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Lesley’s Erik Johansen tallied a hat-trick as the Lynx topped Southern Vermont 6-0 in a men’s soccer contest on Saturday.

Johansen scored 31 seconds into the match, then tallied twice more in the first half as the Lynx (5-3-1) built their lead.

Brendan Shea and Chris Dunham shared time in goal for the Mountaineers (1-7, 0-1), making four saves.

Record times for harriers

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- The Southern Vermont men’s and women’s cross-country team set school records competing in the Saratoga Invitational on Saturday.

Junior Herson Canta finished the 8K course in 28 minutes, 29.4 seconds -- the sixth fastest 8K time in SVC history. The team finished 15th overall.

On the women’s side, freshman Schyler McGuire ran a 5K course in 20:37.5, the second-best time in school history -- only trailing new coach Kathleen Newton in the record book.

Sophomore Haley Omasta was next across the line for SVC in 22:20.1 as the Mountaineers finished 13th overall.

Basketball clinic in Arlington

ARLINGTON -- The University of Vermont women’s basketball team will be hosting a free basketball clinic on October 12 for boys and girls grades 2-8.

The clinic will focus on skill development and fundamentals. Current players and coaches will be in attendance at the clinic.

The program will be held in the Arlington Memorial High School Gym from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

For more information, contact Ashley Hoyt at

Run for the Pin

BENNINGTON -- The Mount Anthony Union High School wrestling team will be hosting a 5K cross country run at Willow Park on October 6. The race, which will begin at 9 a.m., will help raise money for the wrestling program.

To pre-register, you can visit or you can sign up by mail by sending a registration packet to Dan Pierce, P.O. Box 936, Bennington, VT 05201.

The entry fee will be $20, and will include a t-shirt. When pre-registering, please list what size shirt you would like.

Race-day registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. and run to 8:30 a.m. at the Willow Park Pavilion.

There will be awards for the youngest boy and youngest girl to finish first, the first man and first woman to cross the finish line, and for the first man and first woman over 50 to cross the line.

For more information, contact Scarlet Watson at 802-379-0772

Youth football night

BENNINGTON -- MAYAA Football Youth Night will be held at Mount Anthony’s Spinelli Field on Friday, Oct. 4 when the Patriot football team plays host to Middlebury at 7 p.m. All boys playing in the area youth football league will be admitted free of charge by wearing their game jerseys.

Parents are asked to please accompany their children at the game or arrange supervision by a coach or another parent.

A drawing for a free football ball signed by the varsity team will be held at halftime for all MAYAA football players in attendance.

Youth soccer nights

BENNINGTON -- The Mount Anthony Union High School Athletic Department is sponsoring a pair of Youth Soccer Nights for the girls and boys area youth league soccer players.

Boys Youth Night will be Wednesday, Oct. 9 when the MAU Varsity Boys Soccer Team plays host to Rutland in a 6 p.m. game. Girls Youth Soccer Night will be Thursday, Oct. 10 when the Patriot Varsity Girls Soccer team hosts Rutland at 6 p.m. All boys and girls playing in the area youth soccer leagues will be admitted free of charge by wearing their game jerseys on these respective nights. Parents are asked to please accompany their children at the game or arrange supervision by a coach or another parent.

At the halftime of each night, there will be a 10-minute exhibition game featuring area youth soccer players. A drawing for a free soccer ball signed by the varsity Patriots will be held after the exhibition game for the youth players in attendance.

5K Pumpkin Brigade

Johnsonville, N.Y. -- The 2nd annual 5K Pumpkin Brigade race will take place on October 26.

The race starts at 10 a.m. at the Johnsonville Fire House.

To register, visit and search for the race.

If you register before October 24, the cost will be $20 for adults, and $10 for kids age 15-and-under. There will also be a Kids Run, which will cost $2 or will be free with parent’s paid 5K registration.

Registration will be available on raceday starting at 9 a.m., and the cost will increase by $5.

Hoosac basketball

HOOSICK, N.Y. -- The Hoosac School will host two open gym days for local players interested in playing college basketball. The clinic will be on Saturday, September 21 and Saturday, September 28 at the Hoosac School, with the events running from 4:30-6 p.m.

Athletes in grades 10-12 are eligible to sign up.

You must register with basketball coach Mike Foster via email, at, by the Friday prior to the event in order to attend. Only those who are registered will be allowed to participate.

Foster asks that each player bring their own numbered t-shirt, or a reversible practice top.

For more information, contact Mike Foster.

SVC basketball to host skills clinics

BENNINGTON -- Southern Vermont College Basketball will begin hosting Sunday morning skills clinics this week, September 15th, in the Mountaineer Athletic Center on the SVC campus.

Designed for boys and girls in grades 1-12, clinics will be directed by head men’s basketball coach Dan Engelstad, assistant coach A.J. Mahar and staff.

Cost is only $10 per player if signed up by 9 p.m. that Saturday, or $12 at the door. All registrations are cash only.

To register, please send you child’s name, age, and grade to: For more information, please contact Coach Engelstad at 802-447-4012 or

Adult League Basketball

BENNINGTON -- Any adult interested in playing basketball can contact Jerry at for more information and to be added to an email list. The league generally plays three days a week: on Wednesday evenings and on Saturday and Sunday mornings. To offset the cost of insurance there is a $30 fee for the year, or you can pay $2 for each individual game you play.

Benn youth wrestling

BENNINGTON -- Bennington Youth Wrestling will be offering pre season youth clinics, beginning on September 4.

The clinics will run through November 6 and are offered on Wednesday nights from 6-7 p.m.

Clinics include games and technique and will be taught by current Mount Anthony Union High School wrestlers. The entry fee is $30 per wrestler. Call Wayne Call at (802) 952-8932 for more information.


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