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Archie Gilchrist, of Stockton, Calif., attended Hanover High School through the ABC program in 1971. A three sport athlete playing football basketball and track, Gilchrist was selected to play on the Shrine Team, but returned home to Jersey City, N.J. to work with youth through the city housing authority's summer programs. Gilchrist is attending the Shrine Bowl this year e this year to "right a wrong to an honor that was given to me," he said. He will donate $500 to the Shrine Hospital in the name of his Hanover Football coach Forrest Branch. Friday, July 31, 2015. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Hanover Alum Makes Peace With Shrine Game

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Hanover — Standing outside Dartmouth College’s Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority on East Wheelock Street on Friday, Archie Gilchrist pointed to the room on the top floor that used to be his. Gilchrist was one of 10 inner-city students — from Chicago, New York and elsewhere — who lived at the house in the early 1970s while attending Upper Valley schools …

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 Kyle Gaudet caught five passes for 190 yards and three touchdowns, Golden Eagles teammate Max …

Sanders To Campaign In Claremont

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Claremont — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is bringing his Democratic presidential campaign to Claremont on Sunday. The Vermont independent plans to hold a town meeting Sunday at 5 p.m. at The Common Man Inn & Restaurant at 21 Water St. in Claremont. Sanders knows the city well, as his son Levi lives there with his family. It’s part of a two-day swing through …

Engagement Announcement: Johnson — Weinstein

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Lyme — James N. and Miriam Weinstein, of Lyme, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Shelsey Jane, to Patrick Owen Johnson, son of Stephen P. and Paula Doherty Johnson of Lincoln, Mass. The couple met at Middlebury …

Big Class, High Spirits in Hanover

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Hanover — The intermittent thunder from the sweltering Hanover High School gym Friday night was generated by one of the largest graduating classes in the school’s history — 198 seniors — and an overflow crowd of jubilant admirers. …

Goalie Backstops Windham Past Hanover for D-II Lacrosse Title

Friday, June 12, 2015

Exeter, n.h. — Can we be honest for a minute here? In a world of whale autopsy technicians, porta-potty cleaners and sewer inspectors, the job of lacrosse goaltender has to rank right up there. Think about it. You …

Lyme Board Rejects Co-Housing Application

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Lyme — The town Zoning Board on Wednesday night rejected an application from owners of the Loch Lyme Lodge to proceed with a 36-unit co-housing project on Route 10. In a 5-0 vote, the Zoning Board of Adjustment declined to grant the major part of a multi-provision variance …

Zoning Board May Decide on Proposed Loch Lyme Lodge Co-Housing This Week

Monday, June 8, 2015

Lyme — The owners of the Loch Lyme Lodge on Orford Road are awaiting a decision from the town zoning board as to whether they may develop a 36-unit co-housing project near the resort overlooking Post Pond. After …

On to the Final: Hanover Outlasts Portsmouth in Lacrosse Semis

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Exeter, n.h. — Playing its way to the New Hampshire Division II championship game is sweet for the Hanover High girls lacrosse team, but beating Portsmouth to get there makes it just a bit richer. The Marauders came out flying and torched the Clippers’ defense in a 20-15 …

On Prose: A Writer’s True Art — Rewriting

Friday, June 5, 2015

An empty blue-book for a student writing an essay in an important exam. A blank white computer page for someone composing a cover letter for a job they desperately need. A soft linen sheet of stationery awaiting just the right words to console a friend who’s suffered a …

Local Roundup: Sunapee Softball All Business in Tourney Opener

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Sunapee — Opening games for top-ranked teams in state tournaments should be about taking care of business. That would make the Sunapee High girls softball squad a bunch of serious businesswomen. The top-ranked Lakers wasted no time dispatching No. 16 Hinsdale in Wednesday’s NHIAA Division IV opener. Rachel …

Up to the Challenge: Lebanon Sophomore Dominates With Three Titles

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Portsmouth, n.h. — If anything impeded the progress of standout Lebanon High track and field athlete Corinne Kennedy this season, it was a lack of sufficient competition during the Raiders’ regular season. The sophomore had plenty of challenges …

Marauders March On: Hanover Wins 33rd Straight Match to Reach D-II Final

Friday, May 29, 2015

Hanover — They’re back. The Hanover High girls tennis team defeated upset-minded Bishop Brady, 7-2, at Storrs Pond on Friday to earn a return trip to the New Hampshire Division II state championship game Wednesday in Bedford, where …