Editor’s note: Most weeks in the Wednesday edition of The Herald Gazette/The Republican Journal sports supplement, VillageSoup publishes, on page 2, photos of notable sports neighbors. These photos appeared in the Sept. 29 edition:

Melanie Vangel, a freshman at Camden Hills Regional High School, has gotten her high school soccer career off to a blazing start and has thrived on offense all season, especially over the Windjammers’ most recent two games. Vangel creased the net four times in a 4-0 victory Sept. 23 over Nokomis of Newport, and followed that with a three-goal effort Setp. 27 against Belfast. The Windjammers are the top-ranked team in Eastern Class B.

Brittany Bowman, a freshman at Camden Hills Regional High School, has taken the Midcoast cross-country scene by storm this year and won her third race of the campaign over the weekend at Newcastle. Bowman cruised to a first-place finish with a time of 20 minutes and 59 seconds on Sept. 24. She also has victories at Medomak Valley and Waterville this season.

Alanna Vose, a junior at Medomak Valley High School, had a terrific weekend for the Panthers, who traveled to Lincoln Academy Sept. 25 to battle the Eagles of Newcastle in soccer. Vose earned a hat trick with her play on the pitch as the Panthers secured a 3-1 win over the host Eagles. She tallied one goal in the first half and two more in the second 40 minutes, accounting for the MVHS offense.

Aaron Santana, a senior at Mount View High School, came up big Sept. 24 at Old Town despite the Mustangs coming up on the short end of the football score against the Coyotes. Santana tossed three touchdowns to receiver Erick Nealley and rushed for another in a 44-26 loss. Santana completed 9-of-15 passes for the ‘Stangs.

Erick Nealley, a junior at Mount View High School, had a terrific football game at receiver for the visiting Mustangs, who wound up falling to host Old Town Sept. 24. Despite the loss, Nealley was in a zone, hauling in six catches for 126 yards and three touchdowns against the Coyotes. Nealley has been one of the top receivers this season for the ‘Stangs.

Jacob Powers, a senior at Camden Hills Regional High School, had a sensational football game on the gridiron Sept. 25 despite the Windjammers falling in a competitive game against visiting Waterville. Powers ran for 208 yards on 19 carries, scoring three touchdowns on runs of 51, 49 and 25 yards to lead the offense. Powers has lived up to his name this season, being one of the premier power backs in the Pine Tree Conference.

Brianna Moody, a senior at Mount View High School, had the game-winning goal for the Mustangs Sept. 23 in a key 1-0 victory at Thorndike over the defending Class B state champions from Gardiner. It was the first loss of the season for the Tigers. Moody scored on an assist from Hayleigh Kein with 38.6 seconds remaining in the first half to lead the ‘Stangs to victory. Mount View is first in Eastern Class B.

Ray Fogarty, a longtime member of the Samoset Resort Golf Club, was recognized for his longtime involvement with the establishment on Sept. 26 as a plaque was unveiled in his honor. Fogarty, 90, who caddied as a youth in the 1930s, has been a ranger or starter at the club for almost three decades and is now considered a fixture. “Ray is probably one of the most dedicated, loyal [people here],” said Samoset superintendent Gregg Grenert, who hired Ray in 1983. “Nobody promotes the Samoset as well as Ray.”