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FALSL VILLAGE — The vintage race car parade rolled through Lime Rock, Lakeville and Salisbury on a bright summer afternoon, Thursday, Aug. 30, fetching up in downtown Falls Village.

There were more than 100 cars in the parade, with an emphasis on Bugattis. Mitch Conroy, the parade organizer from Lime Rock Park, said it might be the biggest gathering of Bugattis ever in the Northeast, if not the world. More than 30 of the cars were Bugattis; more are expected to take part in the weekend-long Historic Festival event.

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Lakeville Journal Sports

Feeling the thrill of the race at Lime Rock

patricks@lakevillejournal.com

LIME ROCK — Lime Rock Park held an open house on Thursday, April 21, and enthusiasts of fast cars braved the chilly winds and overcast skies for the chance to take a ride with a driving instructor, learn how to come out of a skid, and take a couple of laps around the track.
Nuno Peres of Woodbridge, N.J., was making his first trip to Lime Rock. He had just finished his three laps with an instructor at the wheel and was grinning from ear to ear.
Peres said the instructor “was talking to me the whole time. Watch the guy in front, watch how to take corners.”

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Ultimate rises in popularity at Marvelwood

karaw@lakevillejournal.com

KENT — The Marvelwood School started its ultimate team seven years ago, and Athletic Director Glenn Sanchez says that the team is “one of the best things I’ve ever added.”
The game, which was invented in the 1960s using a Frisbee disc, only started to rise in popularity recently. In the past, the sport (which is called simply “ultimate” due to trademarks) was almost entirely restricted to informal play on the campuses of high schools and colleges, in intramural or club leagues.

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Hotchkiss School sailors are NE Fleet champs

LAKEVILLE — The Hotchkiss School hosted one of five New England High School Fleet Race Qualifiers on a very cold and blustery Saturday, April 16.
Eight teams of brave high school sailors were on the water from 1000 to 1630 hours. The top gust we recorded was 24-knots and the wind chill was often near 20 degrees.

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Boys lacrosse falls to RHAM over spring break

karaw@lakevillejournal.com

FALLS VILLAGE — Students in the Region One School District were on spring break the week of April 18 to 22, but the Housatonic Valley Regional High School boys lacrosse team wasn’t.
On the afternoon of Wednesday, April 20, the team gathered on its home field to face off with a team from Regional 8 high school, which serves the towns of Andover, Hebron and Marlborough (its acronym is RHAM).
The game ended badly for the Housy boys, who lost 4-10, bringing their season record to two wins and three losses.

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Housatonic student of the week

Willy Yahn
karaw@lakevillejournal.com

Age: 15
Grade: Freshman
Town: Sharon
Sport: Baseball
Position: Pitcher and third base
Years on varsity: one
How did you start playing baseball? My mom was always a baseball fan. I’ve been playing for fun since I was 4.
What made you try pitching? When I was younger, the coaches used to test out different players as pitchers. They put me on the mound one day, and I guess I was OK at it. I started pitching more and more often.

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Bitter cold but ‘it was worth it’

First day of fishing
cynthiah@lakevillejournal.com

LAKEVILLE — Normally, fishermen try to outdo each other with tales of their magnificent catch.
But on a chilly first day of fishing season (April 16), most of the fishermen and women tried to outdo each other with tales of how cold their hands got while trying their luck out on Lake Wononscopomuc.
Certainly plenty of trout were hauled in on lines dangled from the shore and from boats of many shapes and sizes. The state had stocked the lake with 6,000 fish in March. Lakeville Town Grove Manager Stacy Dodge said they were, “beautiful, a very nice size.”

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Special Olympic swimmers inspire

LAKEVILLE — Every athlete, and certainly every Olympic athlete, has a story to tell, of dedication, love of their sport and the process of moving up through the ranks, seeking success and avoiding elimination.
Perhaps this is true to an even greater degree for the Special Olympians, a group of athletes who must overcome the challenges of their own disabilities as well as the challenges that mainstream athletes face.

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Fish Watch

Noah Cyr showed off the fish he and a friend reeled in on Sunday at Lake Wononscopomuc in Lakeville.

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Masters Swimmers end season with meet

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LAKEVILLE — Swimmers from the New Wave Masters Swimming Group had an end-of-season meet with the Simon’s Rock Pacemakers at the Simon’s Rock pool in Great Barrington. Swimmers from a Pittsfield, Mass., Masters Swimming group also took part.
The New Wave group, coached by Rick Vizzari and Bob Keiter, swims at the pool at The Hotchkiss School.
The New Wave team came in second in both the men’s and women’s divisions.

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Housy gets its game on — a spring sports preview

karaw@lakevillejournal.com

FALLS VILLAGE — The athletes of Housatonic Valley Regional High School are back outside and on the fields for spring sports.
Mountaineer coaches shared a preview of their spring teams. The April 7 issue of The Lakeville Journal previewed baseball, softball and boys lacrosse.
Girls lacrosse
The Housy girls lacrosse team is about to embark on a huge rebuilding year. The team is half freshmen and half upperclassmen, a big change from last year, when the team only had one freshman.

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