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CMS battles at ADL tourney

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Colchester Middle School’s boys and girls basketball squads hit the road for the 47th-annual Albert D. Lawton tournament last weekend.  CMS was one of six middle schools battling out for Chittenden County’s top prize: champions of Vermont’s oldest running middle school basketball tournament. The boys team advanced to the quarterfinals before falling to Camels Hump,…

McNall takes two at NE-10 championships

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Colchester native Lindsay McNall is back at it again. A day after winning the 100-yard backstroke at the Northeast-10 Conference Championships, she took first in the 200-yard backstroke, breaking a school and meet record. She also placed second in the 100-yard butterfly.    In all, the Purple Knights broke nine school standards during NE10s, with…

Dancers runner-ups in pom at states

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The Colchester dance team placed second in pom at the state championships last weekend in Vergennes. It’s their second consecutive second-place finish after netting a similar result at the Northern Vermont Athletic Championships earlier this month. The Lakers also placed fifth in the jazz category. “They have been working hard all season and this team…

St. Mike’s hockey players up for national award

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It was the summer before their junior year, and St. Michael’s College seniors Danny Divis and Justin McKenzie were stuck in heavy traffic after visiting friends in Boston. With time to spare, McKenzie said he started to process, out loud, the recent suicide of a former high school classmate, a three-season athlete at the academically…

Lakers come up short to BFA

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The Colchester boys hockey team dropped a 4-2 contest to BFA-St. Albans last Saturday, though the game was closer than the score suggested. The Lakers were led by Cam LeClair and Andrew St. Pierre, who scored their two goals of the evening. Jake Rocheleau made a whopping 39 saves to keep the Lakers within striking…

Cobras qualify for NE’s

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A little snow couldn’t stop the Colchester Cobras this weekend as they took a slew of first-place finishes at the New England qualifiers, hosted by the Northeast Kingdom Pythons. Brody Coppins, Cahota Lafond, Graham Resmer and Cam Katon eached nabbed a first-place trophy, followed by second-place finishes from Nick Forguites and Jordan Lavoie. Ivy Resmer,…