BRATTLEBORO >> The Brattleboro Union High School varsity girls basketball team will take on Hartford in the second annual Cancer Awareness Game on Jan. 23 at 2:30 p.m. at BUHS.
"The first one was a big success and we hope to top it this year," said Colonels coach Paul Freed.
There will be shirts for sale, homemade food, and a chuck a duck contest during halftime. Those proceeds, along with the admission intake, will be used to help with cancer awareness, education and research.
Cancer most commonly develops in older people; 78 percent of all cancer diagnoses are in people 55 years of age or older. People who smoke, eat an unhealthy diet, or are physically inactive also have a higher risk of cancer, according to cancer.org.
BRATTLEBORO >> Molly Brunelle poured in 20 points to help Chroma to a 46-38 victory over Houghton in women's league action on Monday at the Gibson-Aiken Center. Taylor Kerylow (9 points) and Mary Richardson (8) were the top scorers for Lawton's Floor Design, which bested Lawrence & Lober 32-27.
In men's league play on Sunday, Kody Macelman pumped in 30 points for DMI to lead all scorers. Walker Farm's Oakley Payne Meyer and Lou Camelli, and Chadwick Law's Don Hardy all wound up with 22 points.
On Friday, Walker Farm defeated Al's Towing 76-58 and Brattleboro Maullers outscored GS Coatings 66-63. Nate Williams went off for 21 points to lead the farmers, while Joel Porter exploded for 36 points to pace the Maullers.