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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...
By Meagan Jennett Local Pro-Am golfer, Nathan Beck, has qualified to compete in the Golf Channel Amateur Tour National Championship in Palm Springs, FL, on September 17-26, 2019. Beck recently won the “B” flight of the Tidewater Golfweek Amateur tour. The win, Beck’s first Tournament victory, was the result of of his cool success in a nerve-wracking Sudden Death round....
The Western Albemarle swim and dive team made a big splash at the Virginia State Championship meet held on February 16 at the Collegiate Complex in Richmond by the Virginia High School League (VHSL). The boys team won their second straight Class 3 state title, its third in four years. The girls team won their first championship since 2016....
Crozet’s Peachtree Baseball League is bursting at the seams, growing 64 percent in participation since 2016, particularly with the recent addition of girls’ softball. The teams need more field time for both practice and games, but space to build an additional field in Crozet is scarce. One solution is to add field lights to the Crozet Park’s Holzwarth Field...
12U Baseball By Ben Jones Peachtree’s 12U All Star team won their district again for the second year in a row and finished 2-2 in the state tournament compiling a 12-6 record for their all star season. The 12U team had the honor of hosting their districts for the first time this year and would like to thank all the volunteers...
Through rain and snow and sleet and hail, in the summer sun and through every kind of illness and ache, Kevin Lounsbury of Crozet gets up every morning and runs 10.5 miles. He’s been doing this without a day off since June 27, 2009, and hopes to continue for the foreseeable future. He runs in a loop around Crozet,...

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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...

Local Golfer Qualifies for National Championship

By Meagan Jennett Local Pro-Am golfer, Nathan Beck, has qualified to compete in the Golf Channel Amateur Tour National Championship in Palm Springs, FL, on...

Western Albemarle Sweeps State Swim & Dive Championships

The Western Albemarle swim and dive team made a big splash at the Virginia State Championship meet held on February 16 at the Collegiate...

Peachtree Seeks Field Lights at Park to Play More Ball

Crozet’s Peachtree Baseball League is bursting at the seams, growing 64 percent in participation since 2016, particularly with the recent addition of girls’ softball....

Three Peachtree All Star Teams Reach States

12U Baseball By Ben Jones Peachtree’s 12U All Star team won their district again for the second year in a row and finished 2-2 in the...

Runner Reaches for Personal Record

Through rain and snow and sleet and hail, in the summer sun and through every kind of illness and ache, Kevin Lounsbury of Crozet...