Roundup: Eagles win second straight, besting Black River
LUDLOW — The Arlington girls basketball team held off Black River in a 38-31 win on Tuesday night.
Schuylar Nolan paced the Eagles with 14 points, while Denita Moore added nine and Sydney Harrington chipped in eight.
Hailey Pierce was the high-scorer overall for Black River with 16 points.
Arlington improves to 4-12, while Black River drops to 0-14.
Panthers edge Greenwich
GREENWICH, N.Y. — In a game that was close throughout, the Hoosick Falls boys basketball team topped Greenwich, 63-57, on Tuesday night.
Tristan Williams led three Hoosick Falls players in double figures with 20 points. Max Kipp scored 18 points, including four 3-pointers and Jon Kempf finished with 15, including a 7-of-8 showing at the free throw line.
Greenwich had four in double figures, led by 16 points from Jesse Kuzmich. Alex Curtis added 15, Luke Pemrick had 13 and Christian O'Brien chipped in 10.
Hoosick Falls is 16-2 and finish the regular season with a game on Tuesday against Cambridge.
Indians fall to Mechanicville
CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — A 16-5 third quarter stretch for Mechanicville was enough in a 47-41 win over Cambridge on Tuesday.
Cambridge led at halftime, but the advantage was gone by the fourth.
Brian Hall and Ben Epler finished in double digits for Cambridge, Hall with 13 and Epler with 11, including a trio of three-pointers.
Cambridge is 6-10 and plays Hoosick Falls on Tuesday.
Long Trail drops decision to West Rutland
DORSET — The Long Trail boys basketball team kept things interesting for most of the contest on Tuesday against West Rutland, but eventually Westside pulled away for a 57-40 victory.
West Rutland's Tim Blanchard scored 17 and was the game's high scorer. Kyle Laughlin added 15 for the Horde.
Aidan Tarbell paced Long Trail with 12 points, all on threes.
Long Trail drops to 2-13 on the year, while West Rutland improves to 7-10.
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.
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 benningtonlittleleague.com 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 Ashley.firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Sage soccer clinic
ALBANY, N.Y. — Join Sage's men's soccer team for their 2020 Boys' Soccer ID Clinic on February 15. The ID Clinic will take place at the Armory at Sage in Albany and will run from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and is open to the first 28 registrants. The cost is $60 per attendee. Registration starts at 3 p.m. in the Armory. The event is open to boys' soccer players graduating in 2020, 2021 and 2022.
For additional questions, please contact Head Sage Men's Soccer Coach Matt Esposito at 203-589-3065 or by email at email@example.com.
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