Cougars pounce on Colonel girls


JERICHO — The Brattleboro varsity girls soccer team was shut out by Mount Mansfield, 3-0.

"The Colonels defended very well, put pressure on their opponent anywhere and everywhere on the field to slow down the attack, and frustrated their opponent's play. It was a game played mostly in the midfield," said Brattleboro coach Edwin de Bruijn.

The Cougars, who took a 2-0 halftime lead, had a 5-3 advantage in shots on goal in the game.

"All Colonel players deserve a big compliment for how they played, how well they played their positions, how they supported and communicated with each other, and how they enjoyed playing the game of soccer. It was a good team effort," added the Brattleboro coach.

The 1-5 Colonels will play at Mill River on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.

Special Night

WHITE RIVER JCT. — The third annual "Patriot Game" Veteran/Service Member Appreciation Night will take place on Oct. 5, when the Hartford varsity football team plays host to Brattleboro at 7 p.m.

The event will recognize Veterans, Service Members and their families for their commitment, sacrifice and service to our country. Special guests this year include the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association and possibly the Vermont Veterans Home.

"Families of Hartford Football" and other volunteers will be accepting donations to benefit Vermont's Veterans Place, based in Northfield. One-hundred percent of the profits will go to serve homeless Veterans. Donations, both cash and items from the Veterans' Place needs list, will be accepted at the gate. Those items include new pillows and pillowcases, new bath towels and washcloths, new boxers and boxer briefs (no white briefs) sizes M to XXL and t-shirts sizes L-XXL, new men's winter socks sizes L to XXL, and new blankets and sheets (fitted and twin size) and twin size mattress pads.

Area Schedule


Bellows Falls cross country at Woodstock, 3 p.m.

Leland & Gray boys soccer hosts Rivendell, 4:30 p.m.

Brattleboro cross country at Woodstock, 4:45 p.m.

Twin Valley girls soccer hosts MSJ, 5 p.m.

Brattleboro field hockey hosts Hartford, 6 p.m.


Bellows Falls field hockey at Windsor, 4 p.m.

Bellows Falls boys soccer at Proctor, 4:30 p.m.

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Bellows Falls girls soccer hosts Black River, 4:30 p.m.

Brattleboro girls soccer at Mill River, 4:30 p.m.

Leland & Gray girls soccer at Green Mountain, 4:30 p.m.


Brattleboro boys soccer hosts Burr and Burton, 6 p.m.

Twin Valley boys soccer at Werner Tourney, TBA


Bellows Falls field hockey at Mount Anthony Union, 4 p.m.

Bellows Falls girls soccer at Otter Valley, 4:30 p.m.

Hinsdale boys soccer at Monadnock, 5:30 p.m.

Leland & Gray boys soccer at Fair Haven, 6 p.m.

Hinsdale girls soccer at Monadnock, 7 p.m.

Brattleboro football hosts Saint Johnsbury, 7 p.m.

Twin Valley girls soccer at Werner Tourney, TBA


Brattleboro boys soccer hosts Hartford, 10 a.m.

Brattleboro girls soccer hosts Hartford, noon

Bellows Falls football at Otter Valley, 1 p.m.

Bellows Falls boys soccer at West Rutland, 1 p.m.

Brattleboro field hockey hosts Rutland, 2 p.m.


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