Roundup: Hoosick, Indians both win on links
LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP
HOOSICK, N.Y. -- The Hoosick Falls Central School golf team kept its strong early-season showing, topping Hoosic Valley 4-1 on Monday morning.
Ryan Bloomer was the medalist for the Panthers, shooting a 41 at the Hoosick Falls Country Club. Andrew Hoag and Jake Nolan added 42s to qualify for sectionals.
Hoosick will face rival Cambridge on Wednesday.
CCS ekes past Stillwater
HOOSICK, N.Y. -- Using a strong performance from No. 1 Dan Genevick, the Cambridge Central School golf team squeaked out a 3-2 win over Stillwater on Monday afternoon at the Hoosick Falls Country Club.
Genevick won his match 3-and-1 over Cam D’Aloia, shooting a 39 in the process as the medalist. Genevick drained a long birdie putt on the eighth hole to close out his match.
Other winners for the Indians were Gabe Evans, who shot a 46 -- with only 13 putts -- and Ethan Jeskie with a 49. Brandon Tabor and Nethanel Woodcock were defeated in their matches.
The Indians are 1-1 on the season so far.
Babe Ruth baseball meeting
BENNINGTON -- The Bennington County Babe Ruth league is looking for members to serve on the Board of Directors for the upcoming season.
The league is the only baseball program in the area for baseball players ages 13-15, but without a full board the league would have to fold next season.
The league will be hosting a meeting at the Bennington Free Library on Sept. 8 to discuss the league, including information on league structure, financial stability and dues.
The meeting will be at 7 p.m.
Panthers football tickets
HOOSICK, N.Y. -- Tickets are on sale for the Hoosick Falls football team’s opening week game at the Kickoff Classic in Syracuse at the Carrier Dome on Sunday, Sept. 7.
Tickets are $7 and are available at the high school office.
The Panthers will face Owego Free Academy in an intrasectional battle to begin the season. For more information, call athletic director Tom Husser at 518-686-7321.
Sub-varsity officials needed for MAU games
BENNINGTON -- Mount Anthony Union High School athletic director Tim Brown is looking to expand the officiating pool for high school and middle school sub-varsity games this fall. Games generally start at 4 or 4:30 p.m.
If anyone is interested in officiating football, soccer or field hockey, contact Brown at 447-1899, x-5 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAU season passes
BENNINGTON -- Mount Anthony Union High School will be offering season passes to home night games for the 2014-15 school year.
A complete fall/winter season pass for all home football, boys and girls soccer, wrestling and boys and girls basketball games will be $60 for adults and $30 for students/senior citizens for a 66 percent savings.
Bat Brat golf scramble
BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont Bat Brats will be hosting their second annual 4-person golf scramble at the Mount Anthony Country Club on Oct. 12.
The scramble will be a shotgun start, beginning at 1 p.m.
The entry fee is $80 per person, which will include 18 holes of golf with a cart and food.
If you are interested in registering a team, contact Tera Dicranian at 802-447-4847.
SVC baseball camps
BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont College baseball team announced it will be holding two fall baseball camps.
The first camp, on Oct. 12, will be for Little League-aged children, while the team will host a fall exposure camp on Oct. 19.
Both camps will be at Bill Epstein Field on the campus of SVC.
The Little League Clinic is for children ages 8-13, and will run from 9 to 11 a.m. The camp will include instruction from head coach Dave Gage, along with current SVC players. The cost of the camp will be $10, and the camp will focus on all aspects of the game.
The exposure camp is for ballplayers that are either a junior or senior in high school. Junior college players are also invited to attend the camp. Campers will have the opportunity to learn from Coach Gage, as well as other college coaches from the area. The cost of the camp will be $75, or $100 for a player that both pitches and plays a position.
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