July 27, 2016

Double header duelists

SD Ireland's Nate Shanks pitched two innings of relief during the first game of a double header with the team from Stowe at the American Legion baseball game in Hinesburg on Saturday the 16th.

SD Ireland’s Nate Shanks pitched two innings of relief during the first game of a double header with the team from Stowe at the American Legion baseball game in Hinesburg on Saturday the 16th.

Observer photos by Al Frey

SD Ireland's shortstop Tyler Skaflestad makes the play during the first game of a double header with the team from Stowe at the American Legion baseball game in Hinesburg on Saturday the 16th.

SD Ireland’s shortstop Tyler Skaflestad makes the play during the first game of a double header with the team from Stowe at the American Legion baseball game in Hinesburg on Saturday the 16th.

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Local pitchmen

CVU_Soccer_Team_imageObserver courtesy photo by Allison Judge

Some CVU players recently participated in the Stefan Pierson Memorial Soccer Tournament.

BOTTOM ROW (L to R): Sam Raszka, Nate Coffin, Trey Tomasi, Tawn Tomasi, Dillon Hamrell, Nathan Sloma, Max Hamrell

TOP ROW (L to R):  Henry Sengle, Parker Cornbrooks, Brock Werner, Zach Blanchard, Evan Karge, Luke Dorfman, Chris Sulva, Tino Tomasi, Chris Howard

Dominating the diamond

GLL IMG_1900The Williston Little League 9/10 Softball All-Stars won the 2016 District 1 championship on July 12. They beat Burlington/Colchester 21-6 in four innings to take the best of three series in two games. Throughout the tournament, Williston was led by the solid pitching of Olivia Varricchione. The offense was relentless, pounding out 43 runs in three games.

(RIGHT) The District 1 Champions and their banner. (BOTTOM LEFT) Emma Kim at the plate. (BOTTOM RIGHT) Mackenzie Yandow scores.

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WCS grads sing national anthem at Lake Monsters game

WCSGirls_LakeMonstersGame072116Observer coutesy photos by Alice Fothergill

Maggie Warren (LEFT) and Alix Akey, both 14, sang the national anthem at the Lake Monsters baseball game on Saturday, July 16, to a crowd of more than 3,000 people. The recent grads from Williston Central School were trained in singing by WCS teacher Karla Kennedy. [Read more…]