Mattison scores twice in Arlington win

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WEST RUTLAND — Haley Mattison scored twice as the Arlington girls soccer team topped West Rutland 5-2 on the road Monday.

The Eagles first goal of the game came on an own goal by a West Rutland defender.

Mattison tallied the second goal and Tess Belnap scored on a breakaway to put Arlington up three goals.

Kierstyn Hess added the fourth goal of the game as the Eagles took a 4-0 led into halftime.

Mattison scored Arlington's final goal, before West Rutland scored two goals late.

The Eagles move to 3-0 on the season. The win was their 21st consecutive overall.

Arlington plays Fair Haven at 7 p.m. on the road Friday.

MAU volleyball swept by Pittsfield

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Mount Anthony volleyball team fell to Pittsfield in three sets in a Berkshire League matchup on Monday night.

The Patriots dropped the first set, 25-20, before falling 25-15 and 25-7.

For the Patriots, Regina MacDonald had two aces, while Emilie O'Brien and Danielle Moscarello had a pair of kills.

MAU hosts Monument Mountain next Monday.

SVC XC sweeps awards

ATTLEBORO, Mass. — The New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) announced on Monday its weekly award winners with Southern Vermont College taking claim to all four cross country accolades.

Bennington College sophomore C.G. Holden picked up his second-straight NECC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week honor, while SVC senior Maddy Main was tabbed the NECC Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week.

Southern Vermont freshmen Marcus Tucker and Ahmyria Simmons were also chosen as the NECC Men's and Women's Cross Country Rookies of the Week, respectively.

Holden finished first for Southern Vermont on Saturday as he continued the strong start to his sophomore season. He placed third overall in the Castleton University Invitational with a mark of 28:51, a new personal best by six seconds, to help lead the Mountaineers to a second-place team finish.

Tucker ran his first collegiate 8k at Castleton, finishing 28th overall with a time of 37:22.

Main finished first for the Mountaineers, and 11th overall, at the Castleton Invitational; she came through with a time of 26:15 for a split pace of 8:27 per mile. Monday is Main's second-career NECC weekly laurel as she picked up the league's Rookie of the Week award once last season.

Simmons crossed the line at 27:15 at Castleton, placing second for Southern Vermont and 15th overall. Her time was 3:51 seconds faster than her 5k time from a week ago.

Both Southern Vermont squads are back in action this coming Saturday at Middlebury College's Aldrich Invitational. The men's race begins at 1 p.m. before the women take off at 2 p.m.

SVC's Uquillas honored

ATTLEBORO, Mass. — For the second-straight week, Southern Vermont College freshman Diego Uquillas has been named the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Men's Soccer Rookie of the Week.

The Mountaineer posted five saves in Southern Vermont's first win of the year on Saturday, allowing only one goal in 97:09 minutes of action against Northern Vermont University-Lyndon during the opening round of the LINAO Mountaineer Invitational. Uquillas then came up with seven stops against Curry College in a hard-fought championship game on Sunday to finish with a 1.33 goals against average through the three-game week.

Uquillas and the Mountaineers are back in action on Wednesday with a 3 p.m. home match against Castleton University.

3-D Hunter Shoot

BENNINGTON — The Catamount Bow Hunters 3-D Hunter Shoot is set for this Sunday, September 16.

Registration goes from 7 a.m. to noon.

It costs adults $10 and youths $5 to register. Cubs are free with a paid adult.

Members and nonmembers are welcome to the event and food and beverages will be available.

Catamount Bow Hunters Inc. is located on Route 7 South, Fuller Road West in Bennington.

For more information call 802-442-3667 or visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CatamountBowHunters

Prospect Mountain meeting

WOODFORD — After 26 years of owning and managing Prospect Mountain, Steve Whitham and Andrea Amodeo have decided it is time for the ski area to have new owners.

A local, non-profit group comprised of Prospect diehards, local business people and the Vermont Land Trust has been working with Steve and Andrea for the past two years to facilitate a good transition.

This group - Prospect Mountain Association - intends to purchase Prospect and run it as a community cross-country ski center, much as it has been for years.

There will be an informational meeting on Sunday, Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. at the Prospect lodge to share information with you about Prospect's immediate future and how you can help.

This also will be a chance for everyone to catch up with old friends, sign up as a volunteer, and to get a special discount on your season pass.

Please join us to answer your questions and learn more about this exciting community-run effort.

Killington Cup tickets on sale

KILLINGTON — Killington Resort announced that tickets for the 2018 Killington Cup are available at killington.com.

Slated to take place November 23-25, the World Cup will once again bring the women's giant slalom and slalom races to Vermont and is expected to attract U.S. Ski Team superstar Mikaela Shiffrin to compete against the best women's technical alpine skiers in the world.

"The Northeast has an incredible passion for world class alpine skiing and we are thrilled to once again offer free-access viewing areas so we can continue to inspire the next generation of alpine ski racers. With the community's support, we're looking forward to again showcasing Killington and the state of Vermont to the international ski audience this year," says Mike Solimano, president and general manager of Killington Resort and Pico Mountain.

In addition to an already action-packed, fun-filled weekend, Killington Resort will host free concerts throughout the weekend. Additional entertainment includes the World Cup Festival Village, fireworks, parades and a Friday night bib draw featuring top athletes.

"It's an honor and a pleasure to welcome the best women ski racers in the world back to Killington for the third year," says Herwig Demschar, chair of Killington's World Cup Local Organizing Committee. "Spectators will be treated to a weekend of exciting racing, as well as music and entertainment, ensuring it will be a party not to be missed. This year, we are hoping to make history by breaking attendance records, showing the world how New England fans support their favorite ski racing stars!"

BBA Hall of Fame inductions

MANCHESTER — Burr and Burton's 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame of Awards and Alumni Recognition Awards will be presented on Oct. 13 at the Riley Center for the Arts at 4 p.m. during Alumni Reunion weekend.

Don't miss one of the most celebrated events of the year as we induct alumni athletes, coaches, artists, community leaders, and faculty and staff into Burr and Burton's Hall of Fame.

Join them for this event and others that will be going on during Burr and Burton's Alumni Reunion Weekend 2018 scheduled for October 12-14, 2018.

Visit www.burrburton.org/alumni for more information and to register or contact Pauline de Laszlo at 802-549-8277 or pdelaszlo@burrburton.org for more information or a copy of the Reunion brochure.

Casey Strong 5K on Sept. 22

DORSET — The inaugural We Are Sandy Casey Strong 5K will take place on September 22 at Burr and Burton Academy.

The race, named for Sandy Casey, a Dorset native killed in the Las Vegas shooting last year, will raise money for the Dorset School. The 5K will start at 9 a.m., with a half-mile fun run for kids starting at 8:30 a.m.

Register at: www.runsignup.com/race or register on September 21 at Zen Revolution in Manchester Center from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The $25 entry fee includes a t-shirt.

If you have questions or would like to volunteer, please contact Tracy Carey at tracycarey2014@gmail.com or 802-379-3576.

Volunteers needed for bike event

PERU — Do you enjoy being outdoors, helping encourage cyclists as they ride through the beautiful New England area? We are in need of additional help the day of the BART Adaptive Sports Center's No Limits Bike Event on September 15.

For more information, send an email: programs@bartadaptive.org or call (802) 384-4032 for further information on specific details.

Charbonneau Golf Tournament

MANCHESTER — The Jeffrey Charbonneau Memorial Golf Tournament is set for October 7.

Tee off at noon at Manchester Country Club. To register your foursome contact Dennis Filippi - dfilippi@burrburton.org.

Registration costs $125 per player and all proceeds benefit the Burr and Burton Academy varsity hockey program.


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