SPORTS

Colchester native earns conference honors

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A Colchester native earned the Northeast-10 Conference’s Swimmer of the Week honors last week. Lindsay McNall, a senior at St. Michael’s College, won four times over six events last weekend while clocking a trio of top-three times in the conference this winter, including the fastest 100-yard backstroke. She leads the team this winter in total…

Basketball snags win over BFA

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Colchester pulled out to a quick lead Monday evening over the BFA-St. Albans Bobwhites before fending off a late rally for a 60-50 win. The Lakers pulled ahead by 11 entering the second quarter. They were led by a three-man wrecking crew of Matt Hesford, Joey Giroux and Thomas Meadows, who all finished with more…

Yankee Sportsman’s Classic back at Expo

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The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department invites you to the annual Yankee Sportsman’s Classic, held from January 20-22 at the Champlain Valley Expo. “We are looking forward to talking with as many people as possible at the show,” said Nicole Meier, information and education specialist with the department, in a news release. “It’s a great…

Girls hockey drops tough road contest

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The Burlington/Colchester girls hockey team dropped a nailbiting 3-2 contest against host Essex last Saturday. The SeaLakers streaked ahead behind goals from Brooke Barrows and Elise Scoresom, who propelled the squad into the third period with a 2-1 lead. The Hornets wouldn’t relent, however, pouncing back for two goals in the final frame, capped by Maddy Young’s…

Pair takes strides at New Englands

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  Two Colchester runners traveled to Ponaganset High School in Rhode Island last month to compete in the New England Cross Country Championships. Myla Jacobs and Savanah Tebeau-Sherry qualified for the annual event, racing out to finishes of 20:05 and 20:11, respectively. Both bested more than half of the 261 runners in their grouping.