The Keene Black Dawgs and Walpole Wild Blue are tied for third at 7-6. In Sunday’s rain-shortened game between these teams, Keene won, 6-5.
The Newport Polar Bears are hanging with those two teams at 7-7. They split a doubleheader with the Brattleboro River Rats, winning the first game, 5-1, and losing the second game, 6-2.
Ludlow now has a 6-7 record, followed by Brattleboro (5-9), Saxtons River (5-10), and the Putney Fossils (4-10).
• Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS) will host its fifth annual Golf Tournament for Autism on Friday, Aug. 17, at Tater Hill Golf Club in Windham.
The tournament has a shotgun start at 1 p.m. and will be a mixed-scramble based on best ball. Players will have an opportunity to compete for some hole-in-one prizes, as well as prizes for longest drive and closest to the pins. In addition, a silent auction will be held throughout the day and an awards banquet will be held following the tournament.
The entry fee is $130, and all proceeds will be used to help support area individuals and families living with the ongoing challenges of Autism. For more information, contact Alice Bradeen at HCRS at 802-886-4567, ext. 2191.
• Ninety-two area golfers participated in Youth Services’ 27th annual Golf Tournament at the Brattleboro Country Club on July 25. The event generated over $22,000 to help underwrite the agency’s programs.
The team of Jeff Morse, Tammy Morse, Barb Henry, and Hugh Barber won First Gross, with the team of Ken Whitworth, David Ross, Eric Carpenter, and Brian Baker finishing First Net, for the second year in a row.
The team of Elizabeth Walker, Eileen Ranslow, Dough Dannemiller, and Toby Munsill took Second Gross and Steve Hellus, Chip Hellus, Dan Harrison, and Henry Scott took Second Net.
Barb Henry won the prize for the Women’s Longest Drive. Sabine Rhyne won the prize for Women’s Closest to the Pin while Iedje Hornsby won Closest to the Line.
In the Men’s Division, Ward Dannemiller took the prize for Longest Drive. Steven Sayer took Closest to the Line with Joe Bartlett winning Closest to Pin.
• The Green Mountain Club (GMC) recently put out the first edition of the Manchester Area Hiking Trail Map, featuring hiking trails in southern Vermont.
The Manchester Section, one of the 14 chapters of the GMC, maintains the hiking trails in the Manchester, Stratton, and Bromley area. They helped put together this pocket-sized, waterproof map which includes hiking trails on Bromley, Stratton, Equinox, and White Rocks mountains. It is the fifth in the club’s series of regional maps that also include Camels Hump, Mount Mansfield, the Northeast Kingdom, and Killington areas.
In addition to regional maps, the GMC offers a number of comprehensive hiking trail publications including the Long Trail Map, the Day Hiker’s Guide to Vermont, and the classic Long Trail Guide. To learn more, visit www.greenmountainclub.org, or stop by local outdoor gear and bookstores around the state to pick up your map.
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