Phillips reaches 1,000-point plateau in win


CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — Cambridge junior Lilly Phillips scored 13 points on Friday night, including her 1,000th career point, in a win over Hoosick Falls.

She came into Friday's matchup with the Panthers 12 points short of the milestone, reaching it on a basket in the second quarter of the 61-38 win over the Panthers.

Her twin sister Sophie had 11 and Fiona Mooney added 12 as Cambridge improves to 18-1. Logan Thayne led Hoosick Falls with 14 points.

Bulldogs win on Senior Night

MANCHESTER — The Burr and Burton girls basketball team topped Springfield, 53-39, on Senior Night at E.H. Henry Gym.

Grace Pinkus and Ashley Heaton each had 12 points to lead BBA, while Hailey Perham had 18 for Springfield.

Burr and Burton coach Erin Mears started her five seniors — Pinkus, Mary Garay, Heaton, Rebecca Montaufray and Jordan Smith — and they started the game on fire, taking a double-digit lead before Springfield got on the board.

Garay led the spark on offense and defense and Montaufray was the second-leading scorer on the night with nine points.

BBA is 11-6 and plays Thursday at Mount Anthony.

West Rutland edges Arlington

WEST RUTLAND — The Arlington boys basketball team led for most of the game against West Rutland on Friday night, but fell 55-50 on the road.

Kolby Wilkins had a career high 24 points as the Eagles were missing a pair of starters.

Will Moore added 13 points as Arlington drops to 7-11 on the year.

Kyle Laughlin scored 21 points for Westside.

Mount Anthony board seeks committee members for field study

BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony board will form an ad hoc committee to review the feasibility study for renovations to Spinelli Field. The committee will then present back to the full MAU Board at its April meeting.

The charge of the committee is to review the study and go back to the board with their recommendation of options outlined in the study. That recommendation will not be binding, but will help the full board in its deliberations moving forward.

The ad hoc committee will be comprised of two board members, two coaches, two parents/community members, two administrators, and one student. Any parents or community members interested in serving on the committee can contact the superintendent's office at 802-447-7501, ext. 5800.

Wildlife scientist presenting black bear talk

WOODFORD — On February 19 at 1 p.m., Prospect Mountain Association, Inc. welcomes Jaclyn Comeau, a wildlife scientist with the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department, who will be presenting a talk on the black bear population at Prospect Mountain and the research that the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is performing related to the black bear population.

The event is free of charge. Lunch and snacks will be for sale in the lodge. Please contact Prospect Mountain at 442 -2575 or Jon Cohen at 447-1921 with questions.

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Registration open for Bennington Little League

BENNINGTON — Registration for the 2020 season will be held on February 12, 13 and 20 at the Fire House on River Street in Bennington from 6-8 p.m.

All players' ages 5 to 12 years of age in the Bennington school district looking to play baseball this year need to register on one of these four dates.

Online registration is also available, go to for more information.

Registration fee is $80 per player with a family maximum of $110. For any questions, please contact either Geoff Metcalfe at 442-5465 or Mark Tibbetts at 681-3249.

Spaghetti dinner for AAU team

MANCHESTER — The Manchester Mavericks AAU basketball team is hosting an endless pasta night on Feb. 29 at the Arlington American Legion.

The cost for the dinner is $10 for adults and $5 for children. The event goes from 4-7 p.m. and all money raised goes to the Mavericks. The players will be serving meals as well.

The Legion is located at 54 Legion Road in Arlington.

BBA looking for boys soccer coaches

MANCHESTER — The Burr and Burton athletic department is looking for boys soccer coaches at both the junior varsity and varsity levels.

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.

Please send letter of interest, a statement of philosophy, resume, and three letters of recommendation to: Dave Miceli, Director of Athletics, P.O. Box 498, Manchester, VT 05254

MAU coaching positions

BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony athletic department is looking for coaches, including a varsity girls soccer coach. They are also looking for a middle school softball coach, two middle school baseball coaches, a JV girls lacrosse coach and a middle school boys soccer coach.

Anyone with interest should contact MAU athletic director Ashley Hoyt at 447-1899 or email with any questions or to submit a letter of interest and coaching resume.

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.

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