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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,...
On one of the nastiest race days in the 122-year history of the Boston Marathon, several Crozet runners fought the wind, rain and cold 26.2 miles to the finish. Representing the Crozet area were: Joan Bienvenue, Wendy Eicholtz, Kristen Hardy, Jaime Kurtz, and Allie Pesch. Also finishing was Holly Grimm, who now lives in Suamico, Wisconsin, but who trained in...
By Mike Hull With six returning starters and solid replacements for the open positions, the Western Albemarle HS varsity baseball team enters the spring poised for a special season. Coach Skip Hudgins, entering his 35th season as Western’s varsity head coach, has high expectations for this year’s squad. Armed with a deep pitching staff with college-level talent, speed on the...
Western Albemarle High School football and baseball star Derek Domecq, shown above flanked by his parents Greg and Julie and WAHS baseball coach Skip Hudgins, has signed with Radford University as a baseball player. Luke Tenuta, a star linebacker, shown with his parents John and Dorie, will play for Virginia Tech.

Dam Turn Regatta

The 5th annual Dam Turn Regatta, held on Beaver Creek Reservoir in mid-November, featured head races over a challenging 2,500-meter course that included a 180-degree turn halfway through. Though sub-freezing temperatures caused a delayed start and reshuffled race order, the day was a sunny success as teams from Beaver Creek Sculling dominated the more than twenty rowing categories.

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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...

Crozet Runners Do Boston

On one of the nastiest race days in the 122-year history of the Boston Marathon, several Crozet runners fought the wind, rain and cold...

Expectations High for Western Albemarle Varsity Baseball

By Mike Hull With six returning starters and solid replacements for the open positions, the Western Albemarle HS varsity baseball team enters the spring poised...

Rising College Athletes

Western Albemarle High School football and baseball star Derek Domecq, shown above flanked by his parents Greg and Julie and WAHS baseball coach Skip...

Dam Turn Regatta

The 5th annual Dam Turn Regatta, held on Beaver Creek Reservoir in mid-November, featured head races over a challenging 2,500-meter course that included a...