Hans E. Dietsch

Dietsch, Hans Erich

Hans Erich Dietsch, 87, passed away at his home on Friday July 22, 2016. He was born in Weissenfels, Germany on Aug. 8, 1928 son of the late Martha and Erich Dietsch. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Katie Dietsch, of Essex; son, Harald Dietsch, and wife, Polly, of Essex Jct.; daughter,…

Post 91 falls in state semis thriller

Post 91 catcher Ryder Thorton dives to make a tag against a South Burlington runner. Essex won the game 11-6. (Photo by Colin Flanders)

By COLIN FLANDERS After dropping the first game of the Vermont State Championships at Castleton University, Essex Post 91 battled its way to the semifinals before falling to Rutland 8-7 in a 10-inning thriller. Post 91’s tournament got off to a rocky start, struggling to find offense against Brattleboro last Saturday en route to a…