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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 feeds from Paige Kehoe and Megan Newton into the day’s only goal as the Hurricanes blanked the Terriers, 1-0, at Hartford High School. BF last lost a regular-season game two years ago, but the Horne strike, defender Morgan Fisk’s work against the Terriers’ top scoring threat and Rachel Loseby’s six-save shutout goaltending won the day for Hartford (6-2-2). “It was a really good game, up and down,” …

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 showed a marked improvement for Sunapee from the teams’ earlier clash on Sept. 8, a …

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 best education for their students,” Chuck Douglas, a former New Hampshire Supreme Court justice who …

Newport Dismantles Campbell in Title Game Rematch

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Newport — Revenge 10 months in the making was served early and often by the Newport High football team Saturday. The Tigers, who lost last season’s NHIAA Division III title game to Campbell by 14 points, stampeded past …

Tuition Pits State Against Croydon

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Croydon — The state Attorney General’s Office this week gave the town a deadline to end its practice of using tax money to pay for tuition at private schools. Meanwhile, Croydon school officials say they are acting in the interest of parent choice and plan to continue the …

Tigers Roaring for More: Newport Football Blanks Mascoma in Opener

Sunday, September 6, 2015

West Canaan — During halftime of Saturday’s NHIAA Division III football game between Mascoma High and visiting Newport, Royals assistant coach Rick Simula and a couple of students mixed up a large cooler of blue Gatorade. Simula, however, …

A Hot Topic: VPA’s Heat Policy Takes Toll on Fall Sports

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Hartford High School Athletic Director Joe James noticed the late summer sun shining down on his school’s soccer field Wednesday afternoon, not long before a scheduled Hartford-Woodstock girls match . By all accounts, it was perfect weather for …

Local Roundup: Hanover, Concord Boys Soccer Deadlock

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Concord — Hanover’s Griffin Johnson was inches away from ending the game in double overtime, but the crossbar answered his header in the box in what proved to be the best last chance of the Marauders’ 2-2 double-overtime boys soccer draw with Concord on Tuesday. Hanover senior captain …

NHIAA Aims to Be Tech-Savvy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Concord — At the start of each workday, NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins and assistant Dave Rozumek say they spend 30-45 minutes brainstorming ways to make the organization’s website, nhiaa.org, more informative and user-friendly. Some time during the 2015-16 school year, it hopes to reveal the best version …

‘She Doesn’t Back Off’: Sullivan County Manager Battles ALS Diagnosis

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Newport — For 4½ months between the late-summer night that friends noticed her slurring her words and the midwinter day that neurologists identified the source of the problem, Sullivan County Manager Jessie Levine wondered which enemy she’d be …

‘Tristin Never Held Back’: Lebanon Race Honors Someone Who Touched Many

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Lebanon — A few weeks before the tragic accident that killed Tristin Roy, her brother, Tyler Carter, joined her for a run in the Upper Valley. Now, dozens of her friends and family do the same annually in …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Hires Assistant Women’s Rugby Coach

Friday, August 21, 2015

Hanover — Matthew Cameron joined the Dartmouth College women’s rugby program as an assistant to head coach Katie Dowty on Friday. A Bard College graduate, Cameron served as an assistant coach at his alma mater through 2009, working with the school’s first women’s team in 2005. He moved …

Vermont Up to Challenge, but N.H. Rules Again

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Castleton, Vt. — Players from NHIAA Division III schools might not attract as much notice as their brethren from larger institutions, but that didn’t stop a D-III contingent from contributing tremendously in Saturday’s Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl. Gilford’s …