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Local Roundup: Wasps Fly Past Upstate New York Foe

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Plattsburgh, n.y. — The Woodstock High football team used a potent running attack, timely defensive plays and a key ejection to take a wild 38-30 win over Plattsburgh (N.Y.) in nonleague high school football action on Friday night. The Wasps (5-2 overall, 4-2 league) never trailed. Woodstock jumped to a 24-6 halftime lead, then spent the rest of the night keeping Plattsburgh at arm’s length. “It was another week of …

Tigers Run Away With Another D-IV Crown

Friday, October 9, 2015

Center Harbor, n.h. — Newport High’s Dawson Campbell woke up Thursday morning feeling odd. Not nervous or anxious or jittery. Just odd. It was the kind of feeling you get when something important to you comes to an end, like when you know something tomorrow will be different. The feeling followed him to …

Newport Considers Secession from SAU 43

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Newport — A report calling for Newport to withdraw from SAU 43 and create its own single-town SAU will be presented at a public hearing tonight. The recommendation comes from the school district planning committee that was created by a vote at the annual school meeting in March. The hearing begins at 6 p.m. in the Lou Thompson room of the Sugar River …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Boys Soccer Downs Souhegan

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Lebanon — And down go the champs. The Lebanon boys soccer team defended their home field against reigning New Hampshire Division II state champion Souhegan on Tuesday afternoon, beating the Sabers 1-0 in double overtime. The game-winner came …

Local Roundup: Hartford Field Hockey Stops Long Bellows Falls Streak

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

White River Junction — With one well-executed goal, one well-planned defensive adjustment and one well-played game, the Hartford High field hockey team handed down-river rival Bellows Falls one very rare defeat on Monday. Morgan Horne converted penalty corner …

Local Roundup: Sunapee Girls Show Their Progression Against Tigers

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Sunapee — Strong teams improve the little things as a season goes on and that’s just what the Sunapee girls soccer team is doing. The Lakers beat visiting Newport 6-1 in the rain on Tuesday afternoon. The win …

Croydon School Board Ignores AG’s Private Tuition Deadline

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Croydon — School Board members on Monday defied the state’s deadline to stop paying private-school tuition with tax money, gearing up instead for what they say is a likely court battle. “I don’t think the state should be telling a local board where they should be finding the …

Local Roundup: One Goal Does Job for Engineers

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Woodsville — Dominant everywhere but on the scoreboard, the Woodsville High girls soccer team finally found the back of the net with just 30 seconds to play on Monday afternoon to beat Lin-Wood, 1-0. Woodsville outshot the Lumberjacks, …

Stevens Field Hockey Outlasts Newport in OT

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Claremont — Maybe it was the moon, or maybe it was the first bite of crisp fall air. Whatever it was, something suddenly ignited the Stevens High field hockey team in overtime on Wednesday night in its 2-1 NHIAA Division III defeat of Newport at the Coach Parker …

Croydon Debates Tuition Policy

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Croydon — Members of the Croydon School Board on Monday faced pointed questions from residents concerned by the town’s ongoing conflict with state officials over school choice. The state Attorney General’s Office has given the board until next Monday to stop using tax money to pay for a …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Soccer Blanks Plymouth

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Hanover — Everyone’s gunning for the Hanover High girls soccer team this year. That’s what happens to a defending state champion. The Marauders’ challenge is making sure they have their game on point at every opportunity. Hanover met …

Tigers Have Title, Talent: Newport Golf Goes Low on Lakers

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

New London — There haven’t been too many times this season where Newport High golf coach Vince Molesky has been surprised by his team’s performance. The wow factor of its unchallenged dominance, being defending NHIAA Division IV champions …

Local Roundup: Five-Goal Second Half Enough for Dartmouth

Monday, September 21, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College women’s soccer team played much of Sunday’s Burnham Field match with Sacred Heart like a toddler taken to the mall: Junior may be well-behaved most of the day, but the outburst will eventually come. The visiting Pioneers may have had that thought, perhaps, …