Patriots tie with Otter Valley

BRANDON — The Mount Anthony field hockey team came up with a 0-0 tie against Otter Valley on Wednesday.

MAU coach Amber Cottrell said her defense really stepped up, with strong games from Alison Simmons, Ashlee Billert and Savannah Rogers in the back.

Cottrell also cited the play of Abby Farrington and Ciarra Raetz.

Rogers had 12 saves in the cage for MAU, who are 0-2-1 on the year.

Patriots fall in four sets

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Mount Anthony volleyball team battled to four sets before falling to Taconic on Wednesday.

MAU lost the first set, 25-22, before a win in the second, 25-21. The third was a close 25-19 loss before a 25-9 loss in the deciding set.

Mackenzie Mayhew had 12 points serving and four assists, while Kirstin Murray added three aces and six kills.

Jonna Loomis had five digs while Carly Bylina had six assists. Amber Metcalfe did a little of everything with five kills, four blocks and three aces.

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ESSEX — The Burr and Burton field hockey dropped a 7-1 decision to Essex on Wednesday.

Essex scored five of their goals in the first half as they built a big lead. Emily Singer and Anna Eekraw each had two goals.

BBA averted the shutout with a goal by Sabina Buffa with 2:40 left. Hannah Hedberg had the assist

Pinkus hat trick leads BBA

MANCHESTER — Grace Pinkus scored three goals to lead BBA to a 4-1 win over Essex. Pinkus scored the first of the day before Maggie Sullivan took a pass from Hannah Dworkin to make it 2-0.

Essex cut the lead in half early in the second half, before Pinkus added a pair of goals, the first assisted by Sullivan and the second assisted by Aisha Navarette.

Sam Citron had six saves for BBA, who are 3-1 on the year.

Panthers sweep Valley

HOOSICK, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls golf team swept past Hoosic Valley, 5-0, on Wednesday.

Ryan Bloomer won 4-and-3, while Mathew Smith won 5-and-3. At No. 3, Connor Smith won 5-and-4 and Miles Smith won 2-and-1. At No. 5, Brady Hathaway topped Nick Marpe 1-up.

Bloomer shot a 36 to be the medalist, his 10th sectional score. Mathew Smith has 9 sectional scores and Connor Smith has 7.

Hoosick Falls plays Hoosic Valley again tomorrow at the Battonkill Golf Club.

Panthers, M'ville tie

HOOSICK, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls girls soccer team tied Wasaren League leader Mechanicville, 1-1, on Wednesday. Hoosick scored five minutes in, a goal from Darian Morgan. Mackenzie Bowie equalized for Mechanicville six minutes into the second half. Madeline Yeung had nine saves for Hoosick, who is 2-2-1 and plays Stillwater on Friday.

SVC wins in OT

PLYMOUTH, N.H — In its fourth game of the year decided by a one-goal difference, Southern Vermont College celebrated a 2-1 overtime victory over Plymouth State University Wednesday afternoon in non-conference women's soccer action at Arold Field.

Neither side could get on the scoreboard in the opening 45 minutes, but the Mountaineers broke the stalemate early into the second half for the 1-0 edge. The Panthers evened it with a match-tying goal in the 62nd minute, and the 1-1 tally stood through the end of regulation. Midway through the overtime period, SVC notched the game winner for the team's second victory in its last three tilts.

Mountaineer junior Ally McNamee scored her first goal of the year to put her team on top in the second half, and freshman Releigh Griffiths then registered her second game-winning goal of her rookie season.

Senior keeper Melissa Mascari made 10 saves for SVC in the win (2-3); those stops give her a total of 489 career saves—moving her just past Southern Vermont Hall of Famer Denise Welch `97 (488) for second on the school's all-time record list.

Southern Vermont is now 2-3 on the year after its second overtime contest of the season. The Mountaineers begin New England Collegiate Conference action with their next game as SVC visits Lesley University on Saturday for a 7 p.m. start.

Lasell edges SVC

AUBURNDALE, Mass. — Southern Vermont College was topped 3-2 by Lasell College Wednesday afternoon as the Lasers scored with 3:24 left in regulation for the non-conference men's soccer win at Taylor Field.

SVC got the first goal of the day just 14 seconds into the match, but Lasell would even the score in the 20th minute. After the 1-1 tally was carried through halftime, the Lasers went ahead about 15 minutes into the second period. The Mountaineers got an equalizer to go in the 78th minute, but LC pulled back in front with under four minutes left on the clock before holding off the visitors the rest of the way.

Mountaineer freshman Jared Lacoste scored both of the SVC goals in the effort. Classmate Dylan Berg made nine saves between the pipes for Southern Vermont.

Southern Vermont (0-6) is back in action on Saturday when the team heads to Pine Manor College for a 4 p.m. kickoff.

SVC falls to Norwich

NORTHFIELD — Southern Vermont College fell 3-0 to Norwich University Wednesday night in non-conference women's volleyball play at Andrews Gymnasium.

The Cadets needed extra points to take the opening set by a 27-25 margin, and they would go on to win the next two at 25-19 and 25-14.

Mountaineer sophomore Sarah Billow recorded a team-leading seven kills, while adding 10 digs and a pair of service aces. Bennington College freshman Kemly Derby followed with six kills, nine digs, two aces, and two blocks for Southern Vermont, and junior Heidy Benitez tied sophomore teammate Abigail Landon for the match-high of 11 digs. Benitez also had a pair of kills while Landon had another two and 11 assists on the night.

Next up for SVC (0-8) is a 3 p.m. Saturday contest at Brandeis University.

Steve Colvin 5K

HOOSICK, N.Y. — The fourth annual Stephen Colvin Memorial 5K is coming on Saturday, Oct. 7 at Wood Memorial Park in Hoosick Falls. The race will begin at 9 a.m. from the park and money raised will benefit the Stephen Colvin Scholarship Fund awards.

Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female overall finishers in both the walk and run categories. Also the top male and female in each of the following categories will receive a medal: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60 and over.

T-shirts will be available while supplies last. Early registration is $10 by Sept. 20 and $15 until race day. All students are $10 for registration.

To register, make checks payable to: Stephen Colvin Scholarship Fund and return by Mail to P.O. Box 523. Hoosick Falls, N.Y., 12090.

Additional sign up forms can be found at the Hoosick Falls Post Office, the Polish Hall, Falls Diner, Julie Richard, LMT or by emailing

3D Archery competition

BENNINGTON — The Catamount Bow Hunters will host their final 3D shoot of the year on Sept. 17.

Registration is from 7 a.m. to noon and costs $10 for adults, $5 for youths and cubs are free with paid adult. Food and beverages are available and everyone is welcome.

The event will be on Fuller Road (the first left past the Apple Barn). For more information, contact 802-442-3667 or go to their Facebook page,

Arlington coach openings

ARLINGTON — Arlington Memorial High School & Middle School has three coach openings for the 2017-2018 school year: middle school boys head basketball coach, varsity boys head basketball coach, and varsity baseball head coach.

Coaches oversee all aspects of their program. The positions are open until filled. Interested candidates should submit a completed Coaches Application form, which can be found on the school's website,, under the Athletic Department link as well as a resume of coaching experience and a list of references with contact information.

For more information, contact AMHS Athletic Director Ashley Hoyt at or 802.375.2589, extension 137.


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