Hoard, Kelly compete at Devil's Bowl Speedway

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WEST HAVEN — A handful of local drivers took to Devil's Bowl Speedway this past weekend, as the track hosted its first ever Battle of the Bowl, which was promoted by Bennington's Hunter Stratton.

In the Small Block Modified Feature, a 25-lap race, Manchester Center's Frank Hoard III came in 16th place.

In the King of Dirt Racing Crate Modified Series "Leon Gonyo Memorial" Feature, a 40-lap race, Hoard took seventh place and North Bennington's Marty Kelly III was ninth.

Devil's Bowl Speedway returns to weekly action on Sunday at 7 p.m.

MAUMS football sign-ups

BENNINGTON — Mount Anthony Middle School Football sign-ups are on Wednesday and Friday from 5 to 6:15 p.m. at the middle school.

Practice begins on August 26.

Referee training offered

LUDLOW — Anyone interested in becoming a member of the Vermont Soccer Officials Association and becoming eligible to officiate Varsity soccer games is encouraged to attend one of two remaining training sessions in Southern Vermont.

The next training will be held at the Maxfield Sports Complex on August 14 at 4 p.m. and the last training will be at White River Unified High School in South Royalton, on August 24 at 8:30 a.m. The training includes learning the rules of the game, a test, and a field practice. You also receive follow up support and a mentor. The cost of the program is $75, which includes the cost of the membership in the VSOA for this year, the training, and insurance.

For more information, contact Gary Blodgett at gblodg@comcast.net or 802-558-3147.

Hoyt Charity Golf Tournament

MANCHESTER — The 28th Annual Win Hoyt Charity Golf Tournament will be held Wednesday, September 18 at the Ekwanok Country Club.

Registration opens at 11 a.m., lunch is at 12 p.m. and players tee off at 12:30 p.m.

The tournament is named in memory of Win Hoyt, a long-time Manchester resident and former Director of the Chamber.

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In 1970, Win took over the Caddie Scholarship Program at Ekwanok and provided leadership until his death in 1989.

Proceeds will be divided equally between Bennington County Habitat for Humanity and the Manchester Community Library.

Cost to play is $150; sponsorship opportunities are available at different levels.

For more information, to reserve a team or be paired up with a foursome, please contact Bennington County Habitat, 802-367-1000, bchabitatoffice@gmail.com.

MAU job openings

BENNINGTON — A handful of coaching positions are open for Mount Anthony Union High School.

MAU is looking to fill the varsity baseball, varsity girls tennis, junior varsity boys basketball, middle school boys basketball and middle school boys soccer coaching positions for the 2019-20 school year.

Applicants should have previous coaching experience and a background in the sport.

Please send a letter of interest and coaching resume to:

Ashley Hoyt, Activities Director, Mt. Anthony Union High School, 301 Park Street Ext. Bennington, VT 05201 or email Ashley.hoyt@svsu.org

Red Sox legend Lonborg to host golf tournament

BOLTON, Mass. — The fourth annual Sunrise to Sunset Jimmy Fund Golf Tournament to benefit cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will take place on August 21 at The International Golf Club & Resort in Bolton, Mass.

Golfers can sign up for this 36-hole fundraiser as individuals or with a group. Players have the choice to play a scramble or their own ball on The International's two premier courses, The Oaks and The Pines.

Red Sox Legend and 1967 Cy Young Award Winner Jim Lonborg will serve as the celebrity host and play in this year's tournament.

All golfers agree to raise a minimum of $1,100, including a $100 registration fee, and will play with one shared mission — supporting the lifesaving work at Dana-Farber.

Top fundraisers and golfers are eligible to receive great prizes including golfing events and other unique experiences. The Sunrise to Sunset Jimmy Fund Golf Tournament is also a great place for sponsors to showcase their brand. To become a sponsor, sign up, or for more information, visit: www.sunrisetosunsetgolf.org


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