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Peachtree Baseball and Softball League held a special opening ceremonies April 16, dedicating the infield to former player and coach Marcus Clark, who passed away last year. The Marcus Clark Infield at the upper field of Claudius Crozet Park is now skinned for both softball and baseball play.  
Western Albemarle’s lacrosse teams are building character with challenging schedules By Jennifer A. Sheffield Western Albemarle High School’s varsity lacrosse squads, boy’s and girls, face rebuilding seasons but still hold hopes for post-season play. The girls team is rebuilding its entire defensive screen after graduating eight seniors last year, five of whom held off opponents all the way to the state championship game. An...
By Jennifer A. Sheffield To their parents, coaches, fellow students, and teachers at Western Albemarle High School (WAHS) the chemistry between this year’s boys basketball team’s eight seniors compares to that of a family. That pride in one another’s work, plus respect for the depth of their bench, showed as the team capped off a nearly undefeated season with a...
By Jennifer A. Sheffield Beaver Creek sculling program sends Western Albemarle rowers to country’s top races  Inside the boathouse at Beaver Creek Reservoir, a banner hangs on the wall that reads, “This is where you get better.” The tucked-away lake is where, on unfrozen mornings at six-o’clock, sleepy high school students pull a fleet of Fluidesign sculling boats from the ceiling,...
By Jennifer A. Sheffield Western Albemarle High School’s (WAHS) cross-country and track and field programs have produced standout student athletes before, but the 2021-22 season’s front-runners Owen Shifflett, 16, and Sadie Adams, 14, said their first and second-place individual finishes at the Nike Cross Regionals Southeast (NXR) meet were one team effort.  This year’s NXR was held November 27 in Cary,...
WAHS freshman Thomas Heilman likes to play basketball, ping pong, and chess. In school he likes math and Spanish, and his favorite food is any kind of pasta. He also likes to swim very, very fast. In a series of national meets in December, he broke more than a dozen American age-group records to become one of the fastest...
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...

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Marcus Clark Infield

Peachtree Baseball and Softball League held a special opening ceremonies April 16, dedicating the infield to former player and coach Marcus Clark, who passed...

WAHS Lacrosse: Creating a Comeback

Western Albemarle’s lacrosse teams are building character with challenging schedules By Jennifer A. Sheffield Western Albemarle High School’s varsity lacrosse squads, boy’s and girls, face rebuilding seasons but...

WAHS Boys Basketball Heads to State Tournament

By Jennifer A. Sheffield To their parents, coaches, fellow students, and teachers at Western Albemarle High School (WAHS) the chemistry between this year’s boys basketball...

WAHS Rowing: Power on the Periphery

By Jennifer A. Sheffield Beaver Creek sculling program sends Western Albemarle rowers to country’s top races  Inside the boathouse at Beaver Creek Reservoir, a banner hangs...

Western Runners Shine at Nike Cross Regionals

By Jennifer A. Sheffield Western Albemarle High School’s (WAHS) cross-country and track and field programs have produced standout student athletes before, but the 2021-22 season’s...

Crozet Swimming Phenom Sets National Records

WAHS freshman Thomas Heilman likes to play basketball, ping pong, and chess. In school he likes math and Spanish, and his favorite food is...

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...