Hoosick Falls takes all four points over Granville

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GRANVILLE, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls bowling team won all four points on the road Wednesday in their match against Granville.

The Panthers finished with a total of 3263 pins to Granville's 2570.

Senior captain AJ Hurlburt continued his strong early season performances as he led the match with a high-game of 228, with 643 total pins for the match (228-643).

Michael Martin (196-542) was the top bowler for Granville.

Other top scores for Hoosick Falls included: Owynn Arnold (249-557), Brody Mullen (193-544), Meg Backes (220-536), Colin Cipperly (193), Ziena Hurlburt (188), Colin King (185), James Hynd (184), Patrick Smith (179), Erin McCart (177), Riley Hayes (173) and Cassandra Hynd.

Hoosick Falls took on North Warren at home on Thursday.
Panthers lose dual

The Hoosick Falls wrestling team dropped its match with Tamarac on the road 42-36 Thursday night.

The Panthers were down 36-0 at the start of the match due to forfeit, but won seven out of eight contested matches and lost their final bout.

Hoosick Falls had two new wrestlers to its varsity program record pins to help keep them in the match.

Wins were recorded by: Gabe Fisher, Aiden Scott, Logan Powers, Ethan Mattison, Matt Laporte, Roman Vyvial, Liam Mcgarvin and Sam Richard.

MAU Nordic Ski team fundraiser

BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony Nordic ski team is running a Christmas tree pick-up fundraiser Saturday, January 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

MAU athletes will come to interested people's homes and take their tree away to be chopped into gardening mulch.

The team is hoping to raise $2,000 for equipment and wax.

The suggested donation to the team is $5-15, or more if you would like.

To schedule pick-up, please contact Rachel at 802-681-5177 or mautrees@gmail.com.

Catamount wrestling sign-ups

BENNINGTON — Catamount Wrestling Club sign-ups are December 15 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mount Anthony Union High School in the cafeteria.

There is a MAU wrestling match that night and all the wrestlers that sign up will get in free.

The starting date for the club is the first week of January.

They are also looking for volunteers to help with coaching. For more information, contact Paul Monick at 315-263-3517 or go to Facebook and search Catamount Wrestling Club.

American Poolplayers Association looking for players

BRATTLEBORO — The APA Pool League, sanctioned by the American Poolplayers Association (APA), is now forming teams throughout Windham, Windsor and Bennington counties in Southern Vermont under the guidance of the new franchisee owner, Kala Fisher.

"I'm excited to bring APA League Play back to the area. Pool is a great way to have fun while getting to know new people," said Fisher.

Each APA Pool League team consists of five to eight amateur players who compete seasonally or year-round in weekly league play. The APA's copyrighted handicap system, The Equalizer, gives amateur players the opportunity to compete equally with players of different levels of skill. By participating in weekly league play, members can qualify to compete in three Championships that award over $1.5 Million in guaranteed cash and prizes every year.

The APA, based in Lake Saint Louis, Mo., sanctions the world's largest amateur pool league, known as the APA Pool League throughout the United States,as the Canadian Pool League in Canada, and the Japanese Pool League in Japan. Nearly 250,000 members compete in weekly 8-Ball and 9-Ball league play. The APA is generally recognized as the Governing Body of Amateur Pool, having established the official rules, championships, formats and handicap systems for the sport of amateur billiards.

The APA produces three major tournaments each year — the APA World Pool Championships, the APA Poolplayer Championships and the U.S. Amateur Championship — that, together, pay out nearly $1.5 million in cash and prizes annually.

For more information or to get signed up with the APA, please contact Kala Fisher at 978-790-3251 or by email at southernvermontapa@gmail.com. Or you can visit the official APA website at poolplayers.com.


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