Colin Flanders

Cobras clash with Vt.’s best

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Fifteen teams from across the state filled the Colchester High School gymnasium last Saturday for the fourth annual Battle in the Bay youth wrestling tournament. The Cobras capped off a dominant month by boasting seven champions: Nick Forguites, Cahota Lafond, Daniel Guinee, Graham Resmer, Cam Katon, Brody Coppins and Sawyer Prouty. Lucas Fielden, Hunter Gauthier,…

Cobras stacking trophies ahead of Battle at the Bay

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It’s been a busy, busy month for the Colchester Cobras. They began the Vermont youth wrestling season March 4 in Springfield at the annual Schweitzer Memorial tournament. Brody Coppings, Nick Forguites, Sawyer Prouty, Cameron Katon and Noah Quigley hauled in first-place medals, while Shea Prouty, Jaden Coppins and Graham Resmer took third. Tanner Prouty, Cruz Haran…

St. Mike’s professor celebrates celestial discovery

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Standing alone in the control room of a telescope in Hawaii, St. Michael’s professor John O’Meara knew excitement was afoot. You see, astrophysics is a small community, and while on a teleconference with contemporaries from across the science world, it’s hard to keep good news hidden for long. It’s also not every day the head…

Lakers steal one in double OT

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The Colchester boys basketball squad stopped a two-game skid in dramatic fashion after a Stephen Emmons’ bucket in double overtime catapulted the Lakers toward their seventh win of the season, downing North Country 57-55 on Monday. The Lakers fell behind early, heading into halftime with a 27-20 defecit. They’d find a spark in the third,…

Home bakery is couple’s labor of love

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Twice a month, David Glass makes a four-hour trek to Bloomfield, Conn., where he meets his brother at a Japanese restaurant for lunch before heading out to the parking lot. To the average passerby, it might look like Glass is running a drug operation from the trunk of his silver Toyota Matrix. He often has…