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Making history

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Girls cross-country qualifies for New England’s for first time Colchester High School will send a girls cross-country team to the New England Championships for the first time in program history after finishing sixth at the state meet last Saturday. The Lakers were led by Savannah Tebeau-Sherry’s 11th-place finish, followed by Myla Jacobs (17th), Shyanne Roberge…

Colchester athletes forge top-notch bonds

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Applause from almost 200 people repeatedly exploded at Essex Tree Farm last Sunday as young soccer stars with disabilities were called up one by one to receive a trophy and stream of high-fives from coaches and players. The celebration marked Vermont’s 11th season of TOPSoccer, or The Outreach Program for Soccer. The nationwide program, run…

CHS alum wins collegiate golf tournament

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A Colchester High School alum led the Franklin Pierce University men’s golf team to its first tournament title of the golf season earlier this month. Sam Myers placed first at the St. Rose Fall Shootout, a tournament held at Pinehaven Country Club, a par 71 course in Guilderland, N.Y. Myers never left the top spot…

Lakers hitting stride

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The Colchester girls soccer team snagged a pair of wins last week, including a come-from-behind victory over BFA.-St. Albans. Trailing 1-0 late into the Oct. 3 contest, Colchester finally found a spark behind an Ani McMannon cross that Brooke Booska buried with 14 minutes to play. After back-and-forth play allowed each team a chance to…