Arlington holds on for win over Poultney

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ARLINGTON — The Arlington boys basketball team went up double digits in the third quarter and Poultney went onto a run, but the Eagles held on for a 44-40 win over the Horde on Monday at the Eagles Nest.

Matthew Ritchie led Arlington with 14 points, while Will Moore added 13 and Noah Diedrich had eight.

Arlington improves to 6-10 and travels to Ludlow to face Black River tonight.

Eagles edge Poultney

ARLINGTON — The Arlington girls basketball team edged Poultney, 41-35, on Monday night at the Eagles' Nest.

Arlington trailed by nine at halftime, but picked up in the second half, including 19 points in the fourth quarter.

Schuylar Nolan led the way with 14 points, while Sydney Harrington added 11 and Denita Moore 10.

Arlington improves to 3-12 and plays Black River tonight.

Panthers race past Berlin

BERLIN, N.Y. — Three Hoosick Falls players scored in double figures as the Panthers topped Berlin, 53-37, on Monday.

Marley McLellan led the way with 13 points, while Maddy Walker added 11 and Amber MacNeil had 10.

Leading scorer Logan Thayne didn't play while dealing with an injury suffered on Saturday against Mount Anthony.

Hoosick Falls is 9-8 and play Wednesday against Greenwich.

Marauders see top times

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — The Bennington Marauders made their way to Clifton Park for the Piranhas Pentathlon. Eleven swimmers competed and placing in the top 8 for the Marauders were:

Anthony Mazzola: 2-200 IM, 3-100 Fly, 3-100 Back, 2-100 Breast, 4-100 Free; Emily Tibbetts: 6-100 Back, 5-100 Free; Alexina Dolmetsch: 8-50 Free; Shay Callanan: 6-100 Fly, 5-100 Back

Mazzola also took home a 2nd place trophy for the 15-18 age group.

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Also swimming and posting best times were: Zoey Zazzaro, Emma Daley, Ava Salvesvold, Amelia Zazzaro, Perrin Marion, Logan Parizo and Abigail Maki-Davis.

The Marauders will compete again in late February at the Silvers Championship.

Mount Anthony board seeks committee members for field study

BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony board will form an ad hoc committee to review the feasibility study for renovations to Spinelli Field. The committee will then present back to the full MAU Board at its April meeting.

The charge of the committee is to review the study and go back to the board with their recommendation of options outlined in the study. That recommendation will not be binding, but will help the full board in its deliberations moving forward.

The ad hoc committee will be comprised of two board members, two coaches, two parents/community members, two administrators, and one student. Any parents or community members interested in serving on the committee can contact the superintendent's office at 802-447-7501, ext. 5800.

Wildlife scientist presenting black bear talk

WOODFORD — On February 19 at 1 p.m., Prospect Mountain Association, Inc. welcomes Jaclyn Comeau, a wildlife scientist with the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department, who will be presenting a talk on the black bear population at Prospect Mountain and the research that the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is performing related to the black bear population.

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The event is free of charge. Lunch and snacks will be for sale in the lodge. Please contact Prospect Mountain at 442 -2575 or Jon Cohen at 447-1921 with questions.

Registration open for Bennington Little League

BENNINGTON — Registration for the 2020 season will be held on February 12, 13 and 20 at the Fire House on River Street in Bennington from 6-8 p.m.

All players' ages 5 to 12 years of age in the Bennington school district looking to play baseball this year need to register on one of these four dates.

Online registration is also available, go to for more information.

Registration fee is $80 per player with a family maximum of $110. For any questions, please contact either Geoff Metcalfe at 442-5465 or Mark Tibbetts at 681-3249.

Spaghetti dinner for AAU team

MANCHESTER — The Manchester Mavericks AAU basketball team is hosting an endless pasta night on Feb. 29 at the Arlington American Legion.

The cost for the dinner is $10 for adults and $5 for children. The event goes from 4-7 p.m. and all money raised goes to the Mavericks. The players will be serving meals as well.

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The Legion is located at 54 Legion Road in Arlington.

BBA looking for boys soccer coaches

MANCHESTER — The Burr and Burton athletic department is looking for boys soccer coaches at both the junior varsity and varsity levels.

In addition to being knowledgeable about the sport and having the ability to teach sport-specific skills, candidates should be able to provide vigorous educational experiences, teach respect for individual differences, demand the highest standards of performance and behavior, foster a mindset of perseverance, and establish a supportive and caring community. The ideal candidate views coaching as an opportunity to help young people develop into healthy adults.

Please send letter of interest, a statement of philosophy, resume, and three letters of recommendation to: Dave Miceli, Director of Athletics, P.O. Box 498, Manchester, VT 05254

MAU coaching positions

BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony athletic department is looking for coaches, including varsity girls tennis and varsity girls soccer coaches. They are also looking for a middle school softball coach, two middle school baseball coaches, a JV girls lacrosse coach and a middle school boys soccer coach.

Anyone with interest should contact MAU athletic director Ashley Hoyt at 447-1899 or email with any questions or to submit a letter of interest and coaching resume.

BBA hockey raffle

MANCHESTER — The Burr and Burton boys and girls hockey teams are once again selling cash raffle tickets. These tickets will be drawn on senior night later in the season. Only 500 tickets will be sold.

There are three cash prizes: 3rd place wins $500, 2nd place wins $1,000, and the grand prize is $2,000.

For more information, contact the Burr and Burton hockey teams.

Sage soccer clinic

ALBANY, N.Y. — Join Sage's men's soccer team for their 2020 Boys' Soccer ID Clinic on February 15. The ID Clinic will take place at the Armory at Sage in Albany and will run from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and is open to the first 28 registrants. The cost is $60 per attendee. Registration starts at 3 p.m. in the Armory. The event is open to boys' soccer players graduating in 2020, 2021 and 2022.

For additional questions, please contact Head Sage Men's Soccer Coach Matt Esposito at 203-589-3065 or by email at

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