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In the world of pits and ringers and leaners, Crozet has produced a prodigy. Ten-year-old Eli Sullivan, a student at Crozet Elementary School, is the Virginia State Horseshoe Champion for the second year. It takes a steady hand and complete focus to become a horseshoe pitching star, and Sullivan has both. He was nine years old when he defended his...
By Embry Macrobri The Western Albemarle High School golf team has impressed on numerous levels this season, with every member making the All-District First or Second Team. Named to the First Team were senior Luke Vance, and freshmen Elsie MacCleery and Jack Crombie. On the Second Team are seniors Sam Stoke and John Bond and freshman Addi Ritter. They broke...
By Nadia Anne Anderson The Western Albemarle High School rowing team traveled to the U.S. Rowing Youth National Championship Regatta in Sarasota, Florida, June 10-13 for the opportunity to bring home championship titles.  Three Western Albemarle boats qualified for the event under revised U.S. Rowing Covid guidelines. “The entire team demonstrated considerable perseverance over the past year,” Head Coach Craig Redinger...
By Delaney White A local hidden gem continues their legacy of success despite pandemic restrictions. In the backyard of Crozet sits the 1,600-acre campus of the Miller School of Albemarle (MSA). The independent boarding/day school of 190 students is known for rigorous academics, rolling hills and Hogwartsian architecture, baseball and basketball championship titles—and cycling.  The MSA endurance cycling program is internationally recognized...
By Delaney White With the end of Western Albemarle’s basketball season due to a case of COVID-19 on the boys team and the girls team’s loss in post-season play, football season began with new precautions.  Players were disappointed when news came last September that fall sports would be postponed with no certainty that they might resume. “I wouldn’t say I was...
The athletics program at Western Albemarle High School is second to none in Virginia according to MaxPreps, a high school sports information aggregator owned by CBS Sports. Each year MaxPreps tabulates data about the national rankings and number of state championships collected by teams at every high school in the country to compile lists of the best of the...
By Sean Taylor On a steaming hot summer afternoon four years ago in the parking lot at Sugar Hollow Reservoir, three ninth graders—Joe Hawkes, Jack Eliason, Stuart Terrill, and one eighth grader, Joseph Taylor—met to run as a group for the first time. The fourth ninth grader, Will Bonner, they would meet at the first day of school. At that...

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Crozet Student Rises in World Horseshoe Competition

In the world of pits and ringers and leaners, Crozet has produced a prodigy. Ten-year-old Eli Sullivan, a student at Crozet Elementary School, is...

Western Golf Team Takes District Title

By Embry Macrobri The Western Albemarle High School golf team has impressed on numerous levels this season, with every member making the All-District First or...

WAHS Rowers Finish in Top 10 at Youth National Championships

By Nadia Anne Anderson The Western Albemarle High School rowing team traveled to the U.S. Rowing Youth National Championship Regatta in Sarasota, Florida, June 10-13...

Naturally Distanced: Miller School Endurance Team

By Delaney White A local hidden gem continues their legacy of success despite pandemic restrictions. In the backyard of Crozet sits the 1,600-acre campus of the...

WAHS Football Players Cherishing the Chance to Play

By Delaney White With the end of Western Albemarle’s basketball season due to a case of COVID-19 on the boys team and the girls team’s...

WAHS Athletics Named Best in Virginia by MaxPreps

The athletics program at Western Albemarle High School is second to none in Virginia according to MaxPreps, a high school sports information aggregator owned...

The Boys of Crozet: The Best XC Team from Central Virginia… Ever

By Sean Taylor On a steaming hot summer afternoon four years ago in the parking lot at Sugar Hollow Reservoir, three ninth graders—Joe Hawkes, Jack...