Tag Archive for baseball

Five Colchester players team up for Babe Ruth title

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After an undefeated regular season of Babe Ruth baseball, a quintet of 13-year-old Colchester players partnered with players from Vergennes, Shelburne and Mt. Abe to create the Suburban All-Star team under head coach Brian Carey.  A year later, it was déjà vu. Last summer, Carey guided the Colchester 11-12 All Star team to a district…

LL all-stars dominate en route to championship

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Head coach Mat Robinson sensed there was something special with the Colchester Little League 9-10 All-Star team from the very first game. Over a six-day period last week, the team rattled off five wins, culminating in a District Championship and a trip to the state tournament, proving their optimistic coach right at every turn. In…

Cannons start off strong

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  After dropping the opening game in their 2017 summer season, the Colchester Cannons stormed back with three-straight wins, including a 6-4 decision over Rutland last Sunday. They currently sit with a 3-1 record. Thomas Vesosky has sparked the Cannons’ offense through the first four games with a .714 batting average over 14 at-bats, including…

A league of their own

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All-girl baseball team dominates season  Eight-year-old Ana LaBelle stepped up to the plate grinning last Thursday, pink eyeblack underlining her unwavering gaze. Her ponytail swayed methodically as she turned the aluminum baseball bat over in her hands. LaBelle’s teammates, 11 other girls roughly the same age, watched the action unfold intently from a makeshift dugout,…