Author: Joel Lehman

Lake Region pulls away to close perfect season

SOUTH BURLINGTON — Possessing skill up top, plenty of senior leadership and 11 wins with a difficult schedule, everything was aligned for this to be the Yellowjacket boys’ year. But in last Saturday’s Division II championship game, top-seeded Milton ran into a team just as destined for greatness, facing an undefeated No. 2 Lake Region club that cut through everything Milton could throw at it. Rangers junior forward Riley Urie scored three times in a 13-minute stretch midway through the second half, turning a narrow 1-0 halftime lead into a 4-0 championship romp for the Rangers, the first title...

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Yellowjackets hold on for rainy win

MILTON — After a stretch of tough opponents through the middle of the season, the Yellowjackets’ two-game homestand to finish the year was a welcome change to the gauntlet they had just faced. Battered, bruised and eliminated from post-season contention, Milton looked like a team still fighting for a playoff spot last Friday against a team that actually was. North County (3-5), which still had an outside shot at the fourth seed in the Division II playoffs, broke a 0-0 tie at the half with a third-quarter touchdown, but the Yellowjackets (3-5) scored twice in the final five minutes...

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Articles defined for Fletcher, Fairfax merger

The option to merge Fletcher and Fairfax school districts was presented last Thursday by Rachelle LeVau, a member of both the study committee and the Fairfax School Board. The Fairfax-Fletcher merger presentation was more straightforward than the proposal to build a new high school, as the subcommittee has spent the last few months on practical negotiations rather than theoretical possibilities. The draft articles of agreement were negotiated from a template provided by committee adviser Steve Sanborn. Members worked through language discussing the makeup of the potential new board, grandfathering rules and preschool options. Fletcher Elementary currently offers preschool to...

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Seahorses pull away for 40-14 win

BURLINGTON — The Yellowjackets did enough good things last Friday night to keep it close against Burlington (5-1) at Buck Hard Field. The problem was poorly timed mistakes by Milton (2-4, 1-4 in Division II), turning a game that threatened to be close into a lopsided 40-14 Seahorse victory that locked them into the playoffs, while all but ending the Yellowjackets’ postseason chances in the top-heavy division. Burlington scored on its opening drive, romping up the field in nine plays, capped by junior Kevin Garrison’s 14-yard sweep into the end zone 3 1/2 minutes into the game. Milton’s promising...

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Milton prevails over Mt. Abe, 7-1

MILTON — Yellowjacket coach Glen Button has eased striker Ryan Brown back gradually this season as the standout senior comes off a knee injury in the offseason. Brown, even with a brace on his right knee, looked to be back at full strength last Saturday afternoon, scoring his first three goals of the season within the first 31 minutes of a convincing 7-1 victory over Division II rival Mt. Abraham. Just over a week after narrowly squeaking past the Eagles in a 2-1 road win, Milton (5-2-1) was the better team in all facets last Saturday, jump-started by two...

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