Tag Archive for soccer

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…

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…

Colchester drops to BFA 2-1

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BFA-St. Albans weathered a late comeback bid by Colchester thanks to big saves by goalkeeper Matt Tracy and sweeper Will Harvey, making a pair of Kam Dunsmore goals stand up for a 2-1 win over the Lakers in a feisty Homecoming weeknight game last Monday at Collins-Perley. Dunsmore opened the second half with a shot…

JV girls soccer kicks into gear

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The JV girls soccer squad cruised to its fourth win of the season, tallying seven goals while shutting out host St. Johnsbury on September 29. The Lakers then faced Essex on Wednesday to snag a 1-0 win. The team travels to Burlington on Saturday. Photos by Colin Flanders.