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American Legion http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/2829/all en Bristol hosts Scouts parade honoring vets from around the state http://addisonindependent.com/201411bristol-hosts-annual-parade-honoring-vets <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-26733" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201411bristol-hosts-annual-parade-honoring-vets"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/parade6746.thumbnail.jpg" alt="parade6746.jpg" title="parade6746.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GRAND MARSHAL BRUCE Emmons of Bristol, a veteran of three wars, above, leads around 900 participants in the Scouting Salute to Veterans Parade in Bristol on Saturday. Marchers, Legion delegations, bands, Scouts and veterans from around Vermont participated in the parade, which rotates to different towns around the state each year. Local organizers spent the better part of a year getting ready for the big event. Photos by Mark Bouvier </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Zach Despart </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">BRISTOL &mdash; Hundreds of people lined the streets of Bristol Saturday morning as the town played host to the 16th annual Scouting Salute to Veterans parade.</span></p> <p> Billed as one of the largest parades in Vermont, the event is put on by the American Legion and Green Mountain Council of the Boy Scouts of America to honor those who have served in the military, law enforcement and first-response organizations. Each year the parade is held in a different Vermont town.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/26734">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201411bristol-hosts-annual-parade-honoring-vets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol American Legion Boy Scouts Featured Scouting Salute to Veterans Smith Thu, 06 Nov 2014 10:38:32 +0000 Zach Despart 26734 at http://addisonindependent.com Locals shine in baseball all-star game http://addisonindependent.com/201408locals-shine-baseball-all-star-game <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Bruce Bosley </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">RUTLAND &mdash; Solid pitching &mdash; including from a trio of Addison County hurlers &mdash; and timely late-game hitting lifted the North to a doubleheader sweep over the South, 8-2 and 6-0, in the annual Vermont Baseball Coaches Association Senior All-Star Game Saturday at St. Peters Field in Rutland.</span></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24983">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201408locals-shine-baseball-all-star-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports American Legion baseball Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19:50:51 +0000 Zach Despart 24983 at http://addisonindependent.com Legion edged twice in quest for title http://addisonindependent.com/201407legion-edged-twice-quest-title <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-24741" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201407legion-edged-twice-quest-title"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/baseball_7171.thumbnail.jpg" alt="baseball_7171.jpg" title="baseball_7171.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ADDISON COUNTY AMERICAN Legion batter Devin Hayes puts the ball in play Sunday during the Vermont American Legion state championship tournament. Addison County finished in second place. Photo by Alan Kamman </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">CASTLETON &mdash; At noon on Tuesday at the Castleton State College baseball diamond, everything appeared to be in place for the Addison County team at the Vermont American Legion state championship tournament.</span></p> <p> Late that morning, left fielder Dylan Raymond&rsquo;s two-run, ninth-inning single gave AC a 7-5 win over Colchester that ran the county nine&rsquo;s record in the tournament to 4-0 and eliminated the defending champion Cannons.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24742">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201407legion-edged-twice-quest-title" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports American Legion baseball championship Essex Kamman Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:54:38 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 24742 at http://addisonindependent.com Local nine puts together strong tournament run http://addisonindependent.com/201407local-nine-puts-together-strong-tournament-run <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">CASTLETON &mdash; The Addison County American Legion baseball team started strong at the Vermont tournament, which was contested starting on Thursday, July 24, at Castleton State College and Mount St. Joseph Academy in Rutland.</span></p> <p> AC, the Northern Division&rsquo;s second seed, won its first three games: on Thursday, 5-3 over South No. 3 Lakes Region; on Friday, 15-4 over North No. 4 Colchester, which had upset South No. 1 Rutland; and on Saturday, 5-4 over North No. 1 Essex.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24740">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201407local-nine-puts-together-strong-tournament-run" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports American Legion baseball Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:41:10 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 24740 at http://addisonindependent.com Legion reaches 9-4 in Northern Division http://addisonindependent.com/201407legion-reaches-9-4-northern-division <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">MONTPELIER &mdash; The Addison County American Legion team remained in the thick of the Northern Division playoff hunt by splitting four recent games. AC is 9-4 in the league, 9-5 overall.</span></p> <p> On Tuesday, AC won a back-and-forth contest at Montpelier, 4-3. On Sunday, visiting Essex rallied past AC, 3-2. And on this past Saturday, AC split a doubleheader at Burlington, dropping the opener, 8-7, before winning the nightcap, 8-2.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24383">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201407legion-reaches-9-4-northern-division" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports American Legion baseball Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:34:53 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 24383 at http://addisonindependent.com Legion baseball team stretches win streak http://addisonindependent.com/201407legion-baseball-team-stretches-win-streak <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">LYNDON &mdash; The Addison County American Legion team edged host OEC on Tuesday, 1-0, to push the local nine&rsquo;s record to 7-2 in the Northern Division, 7-3 overall.</span></p> <p> Tuesday&rsquo;s tight win followed a pair of close victories over the weekend, 15-12 at Colchester on Sunday and 5-4 at home over Franklin on Saturday. AC has now won seven straight after its 0-3 start and continues to sit on top of the Northern Division standings.</p> <p> &ldquo;Our team is playing well together,&rdquo; said Coach Mike Estey.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24271">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201407legion-baseball-team-stretches-win-streak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports American Legion baseball Wed, 02 Jul 2014 19:17:45 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 24271 at http://addisonindependent.com Ex-POWs honored at Bristol banquet http://addisonindependent.com/201407ex-pows-honored-bristol-banquet <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-24258" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201407ex-pows-honored-bristol-banquet"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Bristol ex POWs.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Bristol ex POWs.jpg" title="Bristol ex POWs.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> THE BRISTOL AMERICAN Legion recently held its annual Ex-POW Banquet. Those attending included, seated from left, ex-POWs Robert Lizotte, William Blanchette, William Busier, Harry Howe and Francis Angier; standing, ex-POWs Clyde Cassidy, Roger Layn, Ralph McClintock and Commander of Vermont Chapter No. 1 Ex-POWs Richard Hamilton, as well as Department of Vermont American Legion Commander Richard Gray, and guest speaker Lt. Col. Gregory Knight of the Vermont Army National Guard. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> BRISTOL &mdash; Bristol American Legion recently hosted its annual Ex-POW Banquet for the Vermont Chapter No. 1 Ex-POWs. There were a total of 65 in attendance including nine ex-prisoners of war from around Vermont.</p> <p> Most of the ex-POWs are from World War II. There is one local Ex-POW, Roger Layn, who lives in Monkton. The rest of the attendees were family and friends of the ex-POWs along with senior officers of the Department of Vermont American Legion.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24260">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201407ex-pows-honored-bristol-banquet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol American Legion POW Wed, 02 Jul 2014 19:16:21 +0000 Addison Independent 24260 at http://addisonindependent.com Legion 9 goes on winning streak http://addisonindependent.com/201406legion-9-goes-winning-streak <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-24133" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201406legion-9-goes-winning-streak"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/baseball7036.thumbnail.jpg" alt="baseball7036.jpg" title="baseball7036.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ADDISON COUNTY AMERICAN Legion first basemen Wade Steele keeps a South Burlington runner on base during the first game of a double-header Saturday. Addison County won both games and also won games on Sunday and Monday. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; The Addison County American Legion baseball team made an early-season statement by ripping off a four-game winning streak between Saturday and Monday, all against Northern Division foes.</span></p> <p> AC improved to 4-3 overall, 4-2 in the league, good for a first-place tie. The team had been 0-3, 0-2 in the Northern Division, until sweeping three home games this past Saturday and Sunday and winning on the road on Monday.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24134">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201406legion-9-goes-winning-streak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports American Legion baseball Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:59:03 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 24134 at http://addisonindependent.com Legion squad opens with double setbacks http://addisonindependent.com/201406legion-squad-opens-double-setbacks <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Addison County American Legion baseball team opened its 2014 campaign with a pair of losses in a Sunday doubleheader, 7-3 in 14 innings and 11-0 to the visiting Colchester Cannons.</span></p> <p> In the opener, the Cannons took a 2-0 lead in the fifth off AC starter Devin Hayes on a walk, a stolen base, an RBI single, another steal and another RBI single. Those were the only hits Hayes allowed in eight innings of work.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24001">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201406legion-squad-opens-double-setbacks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports American Legion baseball Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:50:13 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 24001 at http://addisonindependent.com AC nine seeks return to playoffs http://addisonindependent.com/201406ac-nine-seeks-return-playoffs <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; Despite the loss of several mainstays to age eligibility rules, Addison County American Legion Baseball Coach Mike Estey is hopeful his 2014 team has the pieces in place to earn another berth in the Vermont playoffs.</span></p> <p> It does help that a number of veterans do return to show the way for the team&rsquo;s many newcomers, Estey said.</p> <p> &ldquo;We&rsquo;re a little bit young, but we&rsquo;ve got some great leadership,&rdquo; he said. &ldquo;We&rsquo;ve got nine guys back from last year.&rdquo;</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24000">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201406ac-nine-seeks-return-playoffs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports American Legion baseball Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:48:57 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 24000 at http://addisonindependent.com American Legion tryouts on tap for Monday, Tuesday http://addisonindependent.com/201406american-legion-tryouts-tap-monday-tuesday <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Tryouts for the Addison County American Legion baseball team will be held on Monday and Tuesday at the Middlebury College baseball field.</span></p> <p> The tryouts will begin each evening at 5 p.m. at the field, which is off South Street near Porter Hospital.</p> <p> Those interested in more information may call head coach Mike Estey at 349-9610 or email him at <a href="mailto:mestey@smcvt.edu">mestey@smcvt.edu</a>.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23716">full story</a></h4> Sports American Legion baseball Wed, 04 Jun 2014 19:59:02 +0000 Addison Independent 23716 at http://addisonindependent.com Bristol Legion honors Lincoln resident http://addisonindependent.com/201403bristol-legion-honors-lincoln-resident <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-22214" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201403bristol-legion-honors-lincoln-resident"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Eleanor Scully Above and Beyond.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Eleanor Scully Above and Beyond.jpg" title="Eleanor Scully Above and Beyond.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> LINCOLN HEALTH OFFICER Eleanor Scully, who is also very active with the Bristol Rescue Squad and the fire department and rescue squad in Lincoln, receives the “Above and Beyond” award from American Legion Post 19 Commander Ron LaRose and Mary Harrison of the Lincoln Volunteer Fire Co. at the Legion in Bristol on March 8. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> BRISTOL &mdash; American Legion Post 19 in Bristol on March 8 honored Lincoln resident Eleanor Scully with its &ldquo;Above and Beyond&rdquo; award. A nomination letter called Scully &ldquo;an extremely dedicated individual who unselfishly donates her time to many organizations.&rdquo;</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/22216">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201403bristol-legion-honors-lincoln-resident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol American Legion lincoln Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:16:09 +0000 Trent Campbell 22216 at http://addisonindependent.com Bristol tapped for statewide Boy Scouts veterans parade http://addisonindependent.com/201403bristol-tapped-statewide-boy-scouts-veterans-parade <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Zach Despart </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">BRISTOL &mdash; Town residents are hard at work planning the 16th annual Scouting Salute to Veterans Parade, which will be held in Bristol next November.</span></p> <p> The event, which is sponsored by the Green Mountain Council of the Boy Scouts of America, is held in a different Vermont town each year. Veterans and Boy Scouts alike walk in the parade, which is held in honor of the men and women who have served in the armed forces of the United States.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/21952">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201403bristol-tapped-statewide-boy-scouts-veterans-parade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol American Legion Boy Scouts LaRose Parade Smith Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:15:50 +0000 Zach Despart 21952 at http://addisonindependent.com