SPORTS

Wheelin’ & dealin’

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Colchester’s varsity baseball and softball teams kicked off their 2017 campaigns on a high note, going a combined 7-1 while scoring 48 runs in just six outings. The Lakers’ softball squad picked off right where it left off last season behind the dynamic duo of juniors Alli Sheets and Riley Magoon. Colchester put up 17…

Boys tennis falls to CVU

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The Colchester boys tennis team went 1-2 to start the spring season, picking up a 6-1 win over BFA-St. Albans before dropping contests to Burlington and CVU. Colchester’s  Nick Schramm, Ben Rathe and Jimmy Collins picked up individual wins in the Lakers’ latest match-up, yet the Red Hawks, led by two doubles wins, held on…

McNall named conference’s best swimmer

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Lindsay McNall ended her St. Michael’s College swimming career in style. A month after becoming the first Purple Knight swimmer to ever qualify for the NCAA championships, McNall earned another program first: the Colchester native was named the Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Swimmer of the Year. It’s the finishing touch to a historic senior season, during…

Cobras take second in Middlebury event

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A little snow couldn’t stop the Cobras as they headed south last Saturday morning to the Middlebury No-Foolin’ Youth Wrestling Team Challenge. The team earned the second-place Team Trophy, placing just 2 points behind Middlebury. Sawyer Prouty, Cahota Lafond, Nick Forguites, Jaden Coppins, Brody Coppins, Hunter Gauthier and Cam Katon placed first, followed closely by Shay Prouty, Garrett…