Arlington's Keel honored for track title
Senior Jamie Keel had her name added to the school's state champion track and field banner for her win during the 2017 Vermont State Track & Field Meet last spring. Keel won the 800-meter race with a time of 2 minutes, 37 seconds, a personal best for her.
A first year runner for the AMHS track team, Keel also placed fourth in the 1,500 meters.
"Jamie's work ethic during practice and her dedication to the sport were evident in the state championship victory. We're very proud of her and her effort," said head coach Seth Woodman.
Panthers edge War Eagles
LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. — A late defensive stop gave Hoosick Falls a season-opening 13-6 win over Lake George on Friday night.
Drew Hoag ran for a 5-yard touchdown that ended up being the winning points with 10:03 left in the third quarter. Nick Giordano scored the other Panther TD on a 70-yard catch and run.
Hoosick Falls faces Corinth next Friday night.
Cambridge football roars past Rams
RENSSELAER, N.Y. — The Cambridge football team picked up where they left off last season, scoring a 57-0 victory over Rensselaer on Friday night.
The Indians roared out to a 31-0 lead after the first quarter and led 43-0 at halftime.
Toppers get past BBA
ST. JOHNSBURY — St. Johnsbury's Grace Cook scored a goal in each half as Burr and Burton fell 2-0 on Friday. BBA falls to 0-1 and play next at the Lady Patriot Classic on Thursday against Wahconah, Mass.
Bulldogs blanked by Redhawks
HINESBURG — The Burr and Burton boys soccer team fell 6-0 to CVU in their season opener Friday. CVU opened the scoring 10 minutes in with a goal from senior forward Brigham Francis, assisted by Ivan Llona.
CVU increased their lead by halftime to 4-0 with two goals from Nate Coffin and one from Oliver Martin. Llona picked up a second half tally as did Nick Durieux. Isaac Cleveland recorded a shutout with two saves. BBA hosts Essex on Tuesday at 4:30 on Taylor Field.
Eagles rout Otter Valley
BRANDON — The Arlington girls soccer team started the year in a big way on Friday, routing Otter Valley 10-1.
Tess Belnap led the Eagles with five goals and two assists and Haley Mattison added three goals and an assist. Xandria Hoyt and Aimee Frank each had a single tally and Hoyt added an assist.
Gracie Smith kept the Otters in check on defense.
Arlington is 1-0 on the season.
Hoosick shuts out Granville
HOOSICK, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls field hockey team began the season on Friday afternoon with a 3-0 win over Granville. Lillian Hickey scored twice for Hoosick, while Eliza Whitman also tallied. Hickey and Mackenzie Sprague each had assists. Zoe Gress had five saves in the cage.
SVC men blanked at Kickoff Classic
NORWICH — At the Cadet Kickoff Classic, Norwich scored both goals in the first half of a 2-0 win over Southern Vermont College in men's soccer action.
Staige Davis scored 1:42 in off an assist from Twin Valley grad Colin Lozito. Camilo Estrada scored 20 minutes later to double the lead.
Dylan Berg made six saves for SVC in defeat.
SVC will take on Ithaca College on Saturday.
SVC women fall on last-minute goal
ALTOONA, Pa. — Shoshana Mahoney scored in the 101st minute to give Penn St.-Altoona a 1-0 win in two overtimes on Friday.
Mahoney fired the ball inside the post past SVC keeper Melissa Mascari. Mascari made 10 saves for the Mountaineers.
SVC will face Juniata on Saturday night at 6:30 p.m.
Arlington coach openings
ARLINGTON — Arlington Memorial High School & Middle School has three coach openings for the 2017-2018 school year: middle school boys head basketball coach, varsity boys head basketball coach, and varsity baseball head coach.
Coaches oversee all aspects of their program. The positions are open until filled. Interested candidates should submit a completed Coaches Application form, which can be found on the school's website, www.arlingtonmemorialhighschool.org, under the Athletic Department link as well as a resume of coaching experience and a list of references with contact information.
For more information, contact AMHS Athletic Director Ashley Hoyt at firstname.lastname@example.org or 802.375.2589, extension 137.
Maple Leaf Half Marathon
MANCHESTER — The Maple Leaf Half Marathon and Kotler 5K will take place on September 9.
The event begins and ends at the Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park. Vermont Route 30 will be closed from the entrance to the rec park to the button roundabout, both east and westbound, from 8am to approximately 8:15 a.m. to allow the half-marathon and 5K runners safe passage. Vermont Route 7A will be closed from the button round-a-bout to Seminary Ave., southbound, from 8am to approximately 8:30 a.m. to allow the half-marathon runners safe passage.
The northbound lane will be open, please DO NOT go south in the northbound lane! All other roads along the course will remain open to traffic, so please use caution!
The Maple Leaf Half Marathon and Kotler 5K is a collaboration between the Manchester Lions Club and Make-A-Wish Vermont. All proceeds are donated back to the community in the form of scholarships, grants, hearing aids, eyeglasses and wishes.
Please visit our website for more details or to register for the Maple Leaf Half Marathon of Kotler 5K www.manchestervtmapleleaf.com
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