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He won the world championship in July, but Crozet’s young horseshoe prodigy isn’t one to rest on his laurels. Since the summer, Eli Sullivan has defended his state title as well, making him the three-time winner in Virginia’s cadet division. He’s also won tournaments in West Virginia and North Carolina. Eli practices and competes with the Stuarts Draft Horseshoe Club,...
It was an exhausting, thousand-mile, 16-hour trip from Crozet to Monroe, Louisiana, and then the grueling ride back, but Eli Sullivan came home with an enormous trophy and a huge victory. Eli, who rose in the international ranks during the pandemic both in local matches and by filming his pitches, was able to meet other young contenders in person...
By Amy Life and Tasha Congdon The Crozet Gators Swim Team won the 2022 Jefferson Swim League championship meet for the first time in 9 years, and just the second time ever. Crozet won with 2,365 points, Boar’s Head Swim Club finished second with 2,334.25 points, and Fairview placed third with 2,223 points. Seventeen teams from the area swam at UVA’s...
Crozet’s Michael Dubova finished the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run on June 26 in 18 hours and 30 minutes, as the 15th male. John Andersen paced Duvova for many miles, and  they were crewed by their wives Michelle Andersen and Sarah Dubova. Fellow Crozetian Jason Mais finished in 27:35, supported by Marc Griffin of Waynesboro and Jeff Lysiak of Crozet.  Earning...
The 12u Peachtree Softball All Stars, Virginia State Softball Runners-up,  were awarded the Don Rose Memorial Sportsmanship Award. The team is advancing to the Regional Tournament in Clemmons, NC, starting July 13 and welcomes community support to help offset travel coats for families. Email board[email protected] for more info. Front row, from left: Sunny McFadden, Maddox Viele, Piper Froncek, Samia...
Western Albemarle High School’s senior-heavy varsity baseball team was 17-3 and full of optimism when it met Lynchburg’s E.C. Glass High School and their right-handed ace pitcher Mike Harpster in a first-round regional playoff game. Down by one run in the last inning, Western had the bases loaded with two outs and needed a hit that didn’t happen. They...
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.  

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Champ Finishes Season with World, State, Local Recognition

He won the world championship in July, but Crozet’s young horseshoe prodigy isn’t one to rest on his laurels. Since the summer, Eli Sullivan...

Crozet Horseshoe Prodigy Defends World Championship

It was an exhausting, thousand-mile, 16-hour trip from Crozet to Monroe, Louisiana, and then the grueling ride back, but Eli Sullivan came home with...

Crozet Gators Swim Team Wins JSL Championship

By Amy Life and Tasha Congdon The Crozet Gators Swim Team won the 2022 Jefferson Swim League championship meet for the first time in 9 years,...

Crozetians at Western States

Crozet’s Michael Dubova finished the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run on June 26 in 18 hours and 30 minutes, as the 15th male. John...

Peachtree All Star Teams Advance to States and Beyond

The 12u Peachtree Softball All Stars, Virginia State Softball Runners-up,  were awarded the Don Rose Memorial Sportsmanship Award. The team is advancing to the...

Western’s Stellar Baseball Season Ends Too Soon

Western Albemarle High School’s senior-heavy varsity baseball team was 17-3 and full of optimism when it met Lynchburg’s E.C. Glass High School and their...

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...