BRATTLEBORO -- Practice for the Brattleboro Union High School fall cross country teams will begin on Monday, Aug. 20 at 9 a.m.
Students interested should meet at the BUHS track with athletic forms in hand. Practice will last until 11 a.m. All BUHS students are welcome to join the team.
Contact John Dimick at 257-0025 with any questions. Field Hockey tryouts
BRATTLEBORO -- The Brattleboro Union High School field hockey tryouts will begin this week with practices on Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. to Noon. The team will then compete in the Keene, N.H., jamboree on Saturday.
There will be a preseason soccer meeting for parents on Sunday, Aug. 19, at 6:30 p.m., in the BUHS multi-purpose room or on the Natowich Field bleachers, weather permitting.
Preseason tryouts for varsity and junior varsity girls soccer will begin on Monday, Aug. 20, with two sessions -- 7 to 9 a.m. for incoming freshman only and 5 to 7 p.m. for all grades. There will also be two sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday for all grades -- 7 to 9 a.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. On Thursday and Friday, there will be a 5 to 7 p.m. session.
Wiffleball benefit tourney nears goal
ESSEX -- The second
The 24-team backyard WIFFLE ball tourney brought home a record $427,000 (as of July 13, 2011), to benefit the foundation that benefits and creates awareness for people with spinal cord injuries. The fundraising total exceed last year’s record $407,000 and the 11-year tournament of roughly $1,926,000 is just $74,000 shy of the two million dollar mark.
The tournament, which raised $15,000 in its first two years, has now raised a staggering $1.2 million over the last three. Contributions will be accepted until Sept. 30 to attempt to reach the two million dollar level.