Hoosick Falls bowling sweeps opener

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MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls bowling team opened its 2019-2020 season with a 5-0 win over Mechanicville at Hometown Lanes on Thursday.

Senior co-captain Owynn Arnold led the way for the Panthers with a high game of 257 and series score of 748, as the Panthers finished with a total of 3424 pins to Mechanicville's 3233. Other top scores for Hoosick Falls included: Colin Cipperly (217-633), Colin King (212-608), Evan Webster (207-592), Ryan Maxon (222-591), Kendra Marshall (188-546), Riley Hayes (234-545), Erin McCart (212), Ethan Yonconish (200), Payton Merrills (172), Bradley Senecal (167) and Jenna Backes (165).

Top scores for Mechanicville included: Ryan Williams (269-683), Glenn Prairie (237-648) and Jacob LaFountain (207-599).

After the 5-0 start, Hoosick Falls hosts a home match on Monday against Saratoga Catholic, before breaking for the Thanksgiving holiday.

SMS Summit Series

STRATTON— The Stratton Mountain School Summit Series returns on Saturday, November 30 at 7 p.m. with a screening of Warren Miller's 70th full-length feature film, "Timeless."

The movie emulates the enduring spirit of winter and gives a deserving nod to the past seven decades of ski cinematography, while looking toward the future.

Timeless is the first of five film events coming to the Stratton Mountain School campus this year, followed by The Collective, a new film from Faction Skis featuring featuring SMS alumna and olympian Caroline Claire and World Champion freeskier Mac Forehand, on Saturday, December 28.

On January 18, SMS will host the 5Point Film Festival, showcasing meaningful adventure stories that share the same core tenets of purpose, respect, commitment, humility, and balance.

The Summit Series will continue on February 22 with the Reel Rock 14 Film Tour, which brings the best climbing and adventure films of the year to live audiences throughout the world. The film tour is the definitive annual event for climbing communities globally, and this year's edition features elite climbers like Alex Honhold, Tommy Caldwell, and Nina Williams.

The SMS Summit Series will conclude on March 21 with the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, whose selections illustrate the Earth's beauty while showing the challenges facing our planet and communities working to protect it.

All Summit Series events begin at 7 p.m. in the Patti Kaltsas Education, Arts, and Student Center on the SMS Campus (located at 7 World Cup Circle, Stratton Mountain, 05155) and tickets are $10 online or at the door. Visit www.gosms.org/summit-series for more information or to purchase tickets.

Burr and Burton hosting alumni game

MANCHESTER — The Burr and Burton boys and girls hockey teams are hosting an alumni game on November 29.

The game will take place at 6:15 p.m. at Riley Rink in Manchester.

All proceeds from the event benefit the BBA hockey teams.

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.

Former MAU pitcher hosting clinic

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

The clinic begins on December 1 and will be 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

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.

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