Author: Colin Flanders

Girls soccer falls in overtime thriller

Eighty minutes weren’t enough. Neither were 95. Slowly, as the sun peeked through gray clouds last Saturday afternoon, the Division I girls soccer state championships neared its final moments. Defenders flicked corner kicks away from the box. Slivers of open net closed instantly by goalies’ instinct. It was a game that seemed like it’d never end. By the way each team was playing, not too many people would have complained. Eventually, in the 108th minute of double overtime,  after an injury timeout that seemed to freeze both game clock and the world around it, a Burr and Burton header...

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Wrestling returns to CHS

Paging all wrestlers: Colchester High School wrestling is back in action. Two years after the sport lost its varsity status due to low participation, the Colchester youth wresling program is putting the team on its back, funding the varsity team’s first season with the district building it into its budget in the coming years, Lavoie said. “Our youth program has been so good the last few years,” said varisty head coach Jason Lavoie. “Now our kids are starting to bleed into the high school, and they have nowhere to go.” The Colchester Cobras, the local youth team, won the...

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Lakers wrap up season

Colchester girls and boys cross-country teams took took eighth and ninth, respectively, at the Vermont state championships held at Thetford Academy last Saturday. The girls, led by sophomore Myla Jacobs, who finished in 14th overall, ran the course with a combined score of 190. Savannah Tebeau-Sherry joined Jacobs in the top 20, finishing 19th. Shyanne Roberge, Becca St. Peter, Amelia Cassidy, Sabrina Alessi and Margaret Chase rounded out the Laker girls. Alex Frank, who finished 39th overall, led the charge for the boys’ squad, followed by Kristian Labrie, Ian Sarrazin, Aidan Connors, Jacob Dell, Ethan Dean and Josh Wefers....

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Medics take on national competition

Τwo Vermont National Guard medics traveled to Fort Sam Houston, Texas last month to take part in the highly competitive U.S. Army Best Medic Competition. Sgt. 1st Class Hubert Severin and Staff Sgt. Andreas Bond-Webster joined 31 other medic teams stationed around the world, including Korea, Germany and Hawaii, for the annual three-day event hosted by Army Medical Command. Stationed at Colchester’s Camp Johnson, Severin and Bond-Webster are the first Vermont team to attend the event. They were also the only team chosen to represent the nearly 12,000 members of the National Guard, which only fields one entry per...

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Woman nets charges for lewdness, assault

A Colchester woman is denying charges stemming from a Halloween party at her residence, during which police say she allowed underage drinking before forcefully touching three victims, including one minor. Tanya Snyder, 43, pleaded not guilty to all eight charges during her arraignment at Chittenden Superior Court – Criminal Division on November 1. The charges include three counts each of lewd and lascivious conduct and of simple assault, plus enabling underage drinking and violating release conditions, court documents show. Two victims reported the incident to Colchester police around 1 a.m. on October 30. They described Snyder as being belligerently drunk...

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