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Vail Valley Sports Around the Town pictures

Eagle-Vail resident Mike Meehan (far left in black) celebrates his Palmetto (Fla.) High School boys soccer team’s 1-0 double-overtime victory in a Florida region championship game over Cypress Lakes to advance to tthe Florida Class 4A Final Four. Coach Meehan’s team went 22-3-2 for the season and was the first public high school to reach a soccer Final Four from Manatee County. Thirteen years ago, Meehan and Rob Fawcett coached the Vail Squirt A hockey team to a state championship with wins over Arvada and Colorado Springs and two wins over Littleton in a single day.

Jay Dostal, a local eighth-grader, won the gold medal in giant slalom at the state finals of the Buddy Werner League Sunday at Powderhorn. He He beat more than 120 skiers.

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