Cambridge wins opener, Phillips inches closer to 1K

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CLUMS CORNERS, N.Y. — Cambridge junior Sophie Phillips led the Indians with 26 points, leaving her at 999 for her career, after a 61-43 win over Tamarac in the season opener.

Phillips was joined in double figures by her twin Lilly, with 12 points and Fiona Mooney, who added 11 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double.

Jordyn Sorel was high scorer for Tamarac with 11 points. Cambridge travels to Greenwich on Friday.

Hoosick bowling sweeps

On Tuesday, the Hoosick Falls bowling team defeated Berlin by a score of 5-0 at the Barbecue Recreation. The Panthers finished with a total of 3,776 pins to Berlin's 2,087. Senior captains Owynn Arnold 279-738 and Evan Webster 240-676 led the way for Hoosick Falls while Jake Brazie's 184-485 led Berlin. Other top scores for Hoosick Falls included Colin King 226-645, Ziena Hurlburt 225-644, Brody Mullen 233-613, Erin McCart 219-598, Kendra Marshall 210, Ryan Maxon 200, Ethan Yonconish 188, Jenna Backes 183, Payton Merrills 182, Jordyn Wilwol 167 and Bradley Senecal 166. The win brings Hoosick Falls' point record to a perfect 20-0 for

the season. They will continue their busy week with a home match against Waterford today.

BBA girls hockey falls to Midd

MIDDLEBURY — The Burr and Burton girls hockey team traveled to Middlebury and returned after a 5-1 defeat.

Kilo Francomb scored the lone goal for the Bulldogs in the second period to cut the Tigers' lead to 3-1 at the time.

Middlebury added two more goals in the second period for the final score.

"The third period (which was scoreless) was definitely our best period," said coach Ed Lewicki.

Lola Herzog made 24 saves in the loss, which moves BBA to 0-2 on the year. BBA hosts South Burlington on Saturday at 5 p.m.

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 Ashley.hoyt@svsu.org with any questions or to submit a letter of interest and coaching resume.

Prospect kickoff race

WOODFORD — The Prospect Mountain Association is hosting a Kickoff Citizens Race on Saturday.

Registration for the 5K will start at 10:30 a.m. at the Lodge. The race, which will have a mass start for both skate and classic disciplines begins at 12:30 p.m.

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An awards ceremony will be held immediately following the race. The top male and female skiers overall will receive a quart of Maple Hill Maple syrup, and ribbons will be given to first, second and third place finishers in each age group.

For any changes due to weather or snow conditions, go to the PMA website at www.prospectmountain.com.

Hoop Shoot at MAU

BENNINGTON — The regional Elks Hoop Shoot free throw shooting contest will take place on Jan. 5 at Mount Anthony Union High School. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. and is free, but competitors must have their birth certificate, as the contest is only good for kids 8-13 as of April 1, 2020.

For more information, contact Dale Corbett at 802-447-0958.

MAU looking for spring coaches

BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony athletic department are looking for a varsity girls tennis coach and two middle school baseball coaches. Anyone interested in the positions can contact MAU athletic director Ashley Hoyt at 802-447-1899 or email Ashley.hoyt@svsu.org with questions or to submit a letter of interest and a coaching resume.

BBA hockey raffle

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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.

Former MAU pitcher hosting clinic

BENNINGTON — Former Mount Anthony and current Sage College pitcher Taylor Dicranian will be hosting a seven-week pitching clinic this winter.

The clinic will run each Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Mount Anthony gym through January 19.

All ages are welcome and the cost is $100 for the clinic. Payment is due at the first session.

For more information, questions or to sign-up, email Dicranian at dicrat@sage.edu.

BBA coaching openings

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MANCHESTER — Burr and Burton is seeking a junior varsity boys basketball coach as well as an assistant snowboard coach.

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.

Interested people can send a letter of interest, a statement of philosophy, resume and three letters of recommendation to:

Dave Miceli, Director of Athletics, PO Box 498, Manchester, VT 05254 and at dmiceli@burrburton.org.

New England Colonials looking for players

RUTLAND — The NEC International Basketball Club is pleased to announce its 40th Anniversary Ambassadors Tour.

The club has been invited to visit and play by teams in Europe and Dubai in April 2020.

The team is looking to enroll ten Vermont high school players (boys in grades 9-12) for this ten-day tour.

This is a competitive tour for players with JV and varsity experience and a sense of adventure.

The Vermont Colonials will begin its tour in Luxembourg City where they will represent the USA in the annual Sparta Bertrange Easter Tournament which draws teams from around the world. After games in Frankfurt, Germany, the team will fly on to Dubai where they will be hosted by the Greenfield International School.

The NEC International Basketball Club is a nonprofit, volunteer-run program that has as its central purpose the support and encouragement of international friendship and understanding between New England student-athletes and their peers around the world. Our Colonials fundraising program has helped numerous New England players raise all or most of the money needed to cover their tour expenses.

For additional information about the Colonials international basketball tour, please contact the team by email at intcols2019@gmail.com or call Coach Mike Wood at 802-236-8453.

Interested players must have parental permission to contact them.

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 esposm4@sage.edu.

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