Colin Flanders

St. Michael’s president to leave college in 2018

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St. Michael’s College president John J. Neuhauser announced plans to leave the college in June 2018, according to a news release. Neuhauser, the college’s 16th president in his 10th year with the school, revealed his upcoming departure in a memo to the college community last Friday. “This is a special place charged with assisting in…

One for the books

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Perry becomes winningest CHS baseball coach with No. 116 The Colchester baseball team etched itself into the record books last week, picking up head coach Tom Perry’s 116th career win to make him the winningest Colchester High School baseball coach in the school’s history. Perry, who is in his 10th season with the team, led…

Magoon grand slam lifts Lakers over rival Essex

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After a back-and-forth game that saw no scoring until the final pitch,  Colchester stormed the diamond to await Riley Magoon, who launched a walk-off grand slam, closing the door on visiting Essex and handing the Lakers a 4-0 win May 11. Colchester’s Alli Sheets had herself a gem, tempering the Hornets’ offense with 12 strikeouts…

Lakers hit stride

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Colchester track and field traveled to Essex last week for a four-team meet boasting a handful of individual winners: Bailey Olson (100m), Alicia Tebeau-Sherry (800m, 1500m), 4x100m relay team of Sam Spates, Sam Lamphier, Matt Hesford, Olson), George Cummings (personal record in high jump with 5 feet 6 inches) and Amber Sicard (long jump). Other…

Camp Johnson offering free Hep C testing for veterans

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Camp Johnson is offering free and confidential hepatitis C testing for veterans this Friday and Saturday. Hepatitis C is the most common chronic blood-borne virus and is believed to affect nearly 4 million people in the U.S., including 1 in 30 Baby Boomers, stats from the University of Vermont Medical Center show. Though types of…