Roundup: BBA hockey wins on road

LYNDON -- The Burr and Burton Academy boys hockey team picked up its third win of the season in a 6-2 takedown of Lyndon Institute on Saturday.

Jack Ams struck twice for BBA in the win, while Max Ingison, Nolan Johnson, Nate Eisenman and James Doherty all chipped in with one goal for the Bulldogs. Zdenek Sindelar had three assists for BBA in the win.

The Bulldogs had to navigate a close opening period before pulling away, as Lyndon Institute trailed only 2-1 after 15 minutes of play. The Bulldogs, though, would score three in the second to take control of the contest.

Julian Woodrow made 12 saves in net for BBA, including a couple of key saves in the second period when the game was still 2-1.

Coach Joe Ferrara also pointed to the impact of Johnson, who was moved to a defenseman, in the Bulldogs' win.

"He has made a huge difference," Ferrara said. "He has really given us a lot of stability back there."

BBA moves to 3-13 with the win, and returns to action on Wednesday against Brattleboro.

Bulldogs top Otters

BRANDON -- Giving up only 10 points in the second half, the Burr and Burton Academy girls basketball team topped Otter Valley 39-23 on Saturday.

Hannah Nicholson led the way for BBA with 14 points, while Hailey Brockett sparked the strong second half with a three to open the scoring in the third and Maggie Oliver added nine points in the win.

Otter Valley was led by Amy Jones with 11 points.

BBA moves to 6-10 and the team returns to action on Tuesday when it hosts Rutland.

Mack Attack AAU sign-ups

ARLINGTON -- The Mack Attack AAU girls' basketball season will begin practicing on March 9, and sign-ups are ongoing.

The team provides participants with an opportunity to improve basketball skills and knowledge through a challenging level of play. Girls ages 8-17 who are interested in participating should contact coach Kerry Csizmesia at or call 860-326-5024. Information about the season can be found at

Girls can register ahead of March 9 or meet with coach Csizmesia at the first practice.

Storm head coach search

BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont Storm semi-pro football team is searching for a new head coach for the 2014 season. If interested, call the Storm hotline at 802-681-9085.


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