Panthers end regular season with 4th straight win

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TROY, N.Y. — Lillian Hickey scored five goals and added two assists to lead Hoosick Falls to a 14-6 win over Emma Willard on Tuesday.

Eva Helft added a hat trick, while Anna Myers and Maggie Brown each chipped in with two goals. Marley Mclellan and Ayla Fauler each had one score.

Morgan Kane led Emma Willard with three goals.

Hoosick's Maddie Yeung made 11 stops as the Panthers finish the regular season at 8-7 overall. The seeding meeting for the playoffs is today.

Hawkins, Raffa invited to Project Gold camp

STRATTON — Stratton Mountain School Freeski athletes Bode Raffa and Zylis Hawkins have been invited by the U.S. Freeski team to attend the 2019 Project Gold Camp, joining peers Charlie Gnoza and Montana Osinski.

The elite performance camp will take place between June 5 and 12 in Mammoth, California and provide participants with some of the world's best training facilities and coaching in order to take their skiing to the next level. Athletes with "outstanding performances this season" at events like the Revolution Tour, Rev Elite Tour, and USASA Nationals are invited to participate in this progression camp.

SMS skiers nominated for U.S. team

STRATTON — Stratton Mountain School Alpine alumni Alice Merryweather and George Steffey have been nominated to the 2019-2020 U.S. Ski Team roster, with Merryweather slated for the Women's B Team and Steffey nominated to the Men's C Team.

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"The 2019-20 season will feature World Cup Finals in Cortina d' Ampezzo, Italy from March 18-22, 2020," read the official release from U.S. Ski and Snowboard. "Cortina d'Ampezzo is a favorite classic venue on the women's World Cup circuit where our women's speed team has enjoyed a lot of success, and also the site of the 2021 FIS Ski World Championships."

Mount Anthony 5K Trail Race

BENNINGTON — The inaugural Mount Anthony 5K Challenge, presented by RiseVT of Bennington County will start at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 1 at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) in Bennington.

It is a part of the Cancer Center Community Crusaders 6th Annual Day of Celebration and National Cancer Survivors Day 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on the same date.

Participants will enjoy the course as it meanders the beautiful trails of Mount Anthony and it's is open to runners and walkers.

The registration fee is $30.

Visit www.raceentry.com/mount-anthony-5k-challenge/race-information? to register online.

Proceeds from both events benefit the Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center's Patient Resource Fund though the Cancer Center Community Crusaders.

After the race, all are encouraged to stay for the Cancer Center Community Crusaders Day of Celebration, which includes the famous Cupcake Challenge, vendor booths, music and entertainment, basket raffle, carnival games, face painting, and more. A ceremony of remembrance will conclude the day's activities.

The purpose of the Cancer Center Community Crusaders is to provide financial, physical, and emotional support to members of the community and their families as they strive to obtain the best cancer care and treatment possible. This group has raised more than $250,000 since its founding in 2014. All funds raised by the Cancer Center Community Crusaders stay in the communities of Bennington and Windham counties in Vermont and nearby New York and Massachusetts. Patients need not receive treatment at Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center to be eligible for funds.


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