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Dahlia Klarich, right, of Thetford Academy, high fives her former Oxbow teammates after Thetford's 53 - 40 win in Bradford, Vt. Thursday, February 4, 2016.
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A Happy Return for Former Oxbow Player

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Bradford, Vt. — Playing in her former team’s home gym Thursday night was a strange experience for Thetford Academy junior Dahlia Klarich. Yet thanks to those around her on the Panthers’ girls basketball team, transitioning from Oxbow Union High to Thetford has been anything but awkward. Now the Panthers’ starting point guard, Klarich played her freshman and sophomore seasons for …

Local Roundup: Locals Split CVC Cross Country Ski Titles

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Strafford — The Lebanon High boys and Hanover High girls came home with Connecticut Valley Conference cross country skiing championships on Tuesday without the benefit of celebrating an individual victory. Instead, the Raiders and Marauders did a good job of packing their best skiers high up on the finish list to record their …

Local Roundup: Hanover’s Hartman Joins 200-Point Club

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Exeter, n.h. — If Matti Hartman was going to become the second member of the Hanover High girls hockey program’s career 200-point club, at least she wasn’t going to make people wait for the moment to pass. The senior center had a goal and two assists before Monday night’s date with Exeter High …

Local Roundup: Marauders Set Marks in CVC Victory

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Hanover — A pair of record-setting performances helped the Hanover High girls cross country team to a victory in the Connecticut Valley Conference championship meet on Friday at Storrs Pond Recreation Area. The Marauder boys took third place. …

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 …

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: 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 …

On Poetry: How One Poet Came to His Craft

Friday, September 25, 2015

People have often asked me, of course, why I chose poetry as my principal vocation. I like to joke that it’s all about money, women, and fame ... which is, of course, just that: a joke. The best-selling poets in America would do well to attract more readers …

Local & Regional Briefs for Friday, Sept. 18, 2015

Friday, September 18, 2015

Judge Delays Release of Footage Concord — A judge has delayed the limited release of body camera footage from a deadly shooting by police in July, allowing himself four extra days to consider objections from attorneys on various sides. Redacted clips were scheduled to be released Monday, according …

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Fall Festival Set In Newbury, Vt. Newbury, Vt. — The 35th annual Newbury Fall Festival and Silent Auction will feature hay rides, plants, baked goods, locally made crafts, a white elephant table and a library book sale. The festival is set for Sept. 26, from 9 a.m. to …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Football Escapes Upset-Minded Oxbow

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — There was a point during Saturday’s Vermont Division III high school football clash between Woodstock and Oxbow when the Wasps were seemingly out for the count. It certainly wasn’t that way at the end of …

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 …