BBA boys lacrosse wins third in a row


MIDDLEBURY — The Burr and Burton boys lacrosse team won its third straight contest to begin the season, this one a 10-7 win over Middlebury, played at the college on Saturday.

Logan Sands led the way for BBA scoring with four goals, while Jake Baker added three. Logan Morgan, Teddy Miranda and Steven Schmitt each added a single tally.

Matt Grabher and Baker each had two assists, while Ian Anglum had one as well.

Jack Morrison had 11 saves for the Bulldogs, who are 3-0 and host Rutland on Wednesday.

SVC track competes at Smith

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. - The Southern Vermont College outdoor track and field team ventured to Smith College Saturday for the Carla Coffey Classic. The Mountaineers chalked up five entries with one being a personal best.

SVC is next in action on Saturday with Stockton University's Osprey Open.

Omar Santiago-Rodriguez broke his personal record in the discus toss with a mark of 20.21 meters—that being 2.19 meters further than he threw last week. He also put up a long distance of 6.66 meters in the shot put.

Mountaineer freshman Osman Padilla competed in three events during the day including the long jump where he came in 15th place with a mark of 4.75 meters. The rookie posted a 100 meter dash time of 13.15 seconds and a 200 meter dash time of 27.18 seconds for SVC.

SVC volleyball's season ends

DUDLEY, Mass. - The Southern Vermont College men's volleyball team wrapped up its 2019 season Saturday with a 3-0 New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) loss to Nichols College at the Nichols Athletic Center.

The hosting Bison took the match with straight-set scores of 25-10, 25-9, and 25-11.

SVC finishes its final campaign with an overall record of 6-16 and a league mark of 3-11. The Mountaineers, who finished with an identical NECC record as Dean College, missed out on a playoff berth by way of the in-division strength of schedule tiebreaker.

Southern Vermont sophomore Zach Rogers led the team with six kills, and he also had two digs on the day. Senior Isaiah Backels posted five digs and four kills while classmate Adrian Dickerson had three kills in addition to a team-best seven digs. Freshman Fernando Perez tallied 11 assists and three digs in the effort.

SVC loses NECC opener

LEICESTER, Mass. - Southern Vermont College began its New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) women's lacrosse schedule Saturday afternoon at Alumni Field—falling 20-1 to Becker College.

The Hawks pulled away towards the end of the first half to bring a 12-1 lead into the break, and they kept SVC scoreless in the second period for the sizable victory.

Southern Vermont sophomore Alex Safford scored a goal while adding two caused turnovers and a pair of ground balls to her line. Senior Naya Cerda had a team-best five caused turnovers in addition to three ground balls, and freshman Marisa Moy tallied two ground balls and a team-high four draw controls.

SVC senior goaltender Sydnee Julian (Mexico, N.Y.) made nine saves in the loss (0-7), and she scooped up five ground balls on the day.

The Mountaineers (0-7, 0-1 NECC) are next in action on Saturday, April 13th with their home opener against Dean College; first draw is scheduled for 1 p.m.

SVC falls in doubleheader

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BENNINGTON — Collegiate softball returned to Willow Park Saturday afternoon as Southern Vermont College held its home opener with a New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) doubleheader against Elms College; the Mountaineers, however, were downed 10-1 in five innings and then 12-1 by the Blazers.

SVC (4-12, 0-2 NECC) hits the road Sunday for its next two games—those being a league twin bill at Becker College with first pitch slated for 12 p.m.

Zem-Benn Road Race set for May 5

BENNINGTON — The 41st Zemianek Bennington Road Race will take place on Sunday, May 5 at the Park McCullough House in North Bennington.

The 3.8 and 10k races start at 10 a.m. and the kids fun run will be at 9:30 a.m.

The cost is $3 for a kid, $20 for an adult, $50 for a family of four and $10 for each additional member.

T-shirts are guaranteed to all the registrations received by May 2.

Registration can be done online at www. or a mail in registration form can be picked up at The Richards Group, Bennington Rec Center, Revolution Fitness or Anytime Fitness.

Proceeds for the event go to the Zemianek Scholarship Fund at Mount Anthony Union.

For more information, contact Kathy at 802-447-9732 or email

Archery competition

BENNINGTON — The Catamount Bow Hunters will host a 3-D competition on April 14. Registration is from 7 a.m. to noon, the cost is $10 for adults, $5 for youth and cubs free with paid adult.

Members and non-members are welcome. The club is on Fuller Road, the first left past the Apple Barn.

For more information, contact Pat Gallant at 802-442-3667 or on Facebook and search Catamount Bow Hunters.

Tickets on sale for VT Hall of Fame

BENNINGTON — Tickets are now on sale for the 2019 Vermont Sports Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Celebration. The seventh event will be held Saturday, April 13 at the Delta Marriott Burlington Hotel in South Burlington.

The event starts with a reception at 5:30 p.m. with the induction ceremony following dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for the event are $75 per person and tables for 10 are available. To arrange for tickets, please log on to the hall's official website at: or e-mail the VSHOF at

The seventh class of inductees World Cup champion and Olympic moguls skier Ann Battelle; state high school and NCAA hockey championship coach Bill Beaney; Mal Boright, a legendary journalist and a founder of the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame; softball standout and pro baseball player, Elizabeth Burnham; four-time Olympic Nordic skier Larry Damon; stock car champion Harmon `Beaver' Dragon; field hockey star Jenny Everett; football and track star Jeff Hughes; basketball legends Layne Higgs and Rich Tarrant; Olympic Gold Medalist snowboarder Ross Powers; record-setting state amateur golfer Holly Reynolds; and Olympic alpine skier Tiger Shaw.

A portion of the proceeds raised by the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame will benefit its designated charity, Prevent Child Abuse Vermont. Since its inception in 2012, the event has raised close to $20,000 for PCAV.

The 2019 class will receive Vermont Sports Hall of Fame granite plaques courtesy of John Pelkey of Memorial Sandblast and Granite Industries of Vermont. WCAX sports director Mike McCune will be the master of ceremonies. The Delta Marriott Hotel Burlington is located at 1117 Williston Road in South Burlington (formerly Trader Dukes Hotel).

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