Good defense can't save Storm

LEOMINSTER, Mass. - The Southern Vermont Storm defense came up with four interceptions in the team's opener last Saturday against the Central Mass Sabercats, but the 'Cats offense was too much in a 32-17 win. Adrian Gruber, Mike Ware, Sean Willette and Geoff Silver all had picks for the 0-1 Storm, who were down 14-0 early in the first quarter.

Storm quarterback JC LeBarron was efficient, completing 16-of-25 for 235 yards and two touchdowns.

He also had three interceptions, all in the first half.

Mike Dunham caught three passes for 125 yards and both touchdowns, while Mike Waters had eight catches. Mike Woodson rushed the ball 17 times for 106 yards.

Twin State soccer

RINDGE, N.H. - Burr and Burton Academy's Sean Paradis scored a goal to help Vermont past New Hampshire 5-2 in the Twin State game at Franklin Pierce University on Saturday.

Paradis scored in the 75th minute to put Vermont ahead 4-1. He was also booked for a yellow card.

Storm youth camp

BENNINGTON - The Southern Vermont Storm will hold its youth football camp for children ages 8 to 14 on Aug. 5-8 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Vermont Vets Home. Former Mount Anthony football coach Jim Fischer will work with the campers, along with current Storm and Mount Anthony players.

The camp costs $80 per child with a $30 discount for additional siblings. The registration deadline is July 28. Checks are payable to the Southern Vermont Storm and can be mailed to the team at 107 Rollin St., Bennington, VT, 05201. For additional information, call 802-681-9058.

Players will need to bring cleats, a mouth guard and shorts or football pants. Shoulder pads and helmets will be supplied by the camp.

Storm seeking players

BENNINGTON - The Southern Vermont Storm football team is seeking players and volunteers for coaching.

They are also looking for people who may be interested in helping out at home games at Applejack Field in Manchester.

For more information, call 802-681-9058.


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