SVC Men's hoops lose HNIC tournament opener

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OWINGS MILLS, MD. >> In their opening round match up of the Hoopsville National Invitational Classic, the Southern Vermont College men's basketball team lost to Salisbury, 60-59.

A last second lay-up by Salisbury guard Jordan Brooks, gave the Mountaineers their first loss of the season.

Senior Casey Hall had a Mountaineer team high 17 points and four assists , while forward DeShawn Hamlet had his second straight game with double figures in points, with 12 in the game.

SVC will play St. Thomas in their second game of the tournament, on Saturday at 6 p.m.

Curry College Tip-Off Tournament begins on Saturday for Lady Mountaineers

MILTON, MASS. >> The Southern Vermont women's basketball team will play Curry College in the opening round of the school's tip-off tournament on Saturday.

SVC won their season opener against Lyndon State last Sunday, 81-59.

Last year, the Lady Mountaineers lost to Curry in the opening round of the same tournament, 78-56. In that game, senior Turquoia Johnson had a team high 22 points and 15 assists.

Tip-off is schedule for 3 p.m.

Winter season passes now available

BENNINGTON >> Mount Anthony Union High School will be offering winter season passes to home night games for the 2015-16 school year.

A complete winter season pass for all home wrestling and boys and girls basketball games will be $30 for adults and $15 for students and senior citizens for a 68 percent savings.

For more information and to download a purchase form, go to the MAU Athletics website at www.maupatriots.com, or contact Activities assistant Bridgette Worthington at bworthington@svsu.org or 447-1899, Ext. 4.

Running of the Turkeys in Arlington

ARLINGTON >> Runners, walkers and kids of all ages are invited to participate in the 20th Annual Running of the Turkeys held on Thanksgiving morning in East Arlington. The event includes a 5K (3.1 miles) run and walk as well as a Kids Fun Run. The race is hosted by the Batten Kill Valley Runners Club.

The run and walk take off promptly at 9 a.m. on November 26 at Fisher Elementary. The Kids Fun Run is scheduled to start at 9:30 a.m.

Entry forms are available at the Batten Kill Valley Runners website at www.bkvr.net and online registration is available at www.finishright.com. Race Day registration is available from 7:45 until 8:30 a.m. but participants are encouraged to register in advance.

Turkeys will be given to the overall male and female winners and apple pies will be awarded to the overall second and third place male and female finishers in the running and walking events. All finishers of the Kids Fun Run receive awards for completing the event. Special Turkeyware will be given to the first 300 registrants.

We encourage you to bring all family members to experience this unique event and to work up an appetite for your Thanksgiving dinner. Other surprises are planned so come join the fun! For more information, call Anita at (518) 677-8333.


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