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Hanover High catcher Ashley Elder looks for the call after tagging out Hartford runner Taylor Wilson during the teams’ Saturday game at Norwich’s Huntley Meadows. The visiting Hurricanes won, 6-4, despite leaving 10 runners on base. (Valley News - Tris Wykes)<p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Hartford Softball Outlasts Hanover

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Norwich — Too much softball in too little time makes for too many mistakes. Such was the discovery of the Hartford and Hanover High softball teams Saturday, when they clashed at Huntley Meadows, a contest won 6-4 by the visiting Hurricanes. The squads combined for eight physical errors, several mental blunders and left 15 runners on base. It was hardly …

Lebanon Gets a Lift From Defense in Win Over Hanover

Friday, May 22, 2015

Hanover — Longtime Lebanon High baseball coach Doug Ashey figured his Raiders could play defense. They just needed warmer weather and more practice repetitions. He couldn’t argue with the results on Friday. Lebanon turned in a handful of fine plays behind dominant starting pitcher Cam Broughton and weaved a 4-1 win over Hanover …

On a Winning Cycle: Norwich Resident Adds College Title to Resume

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

West Lebanon — The road to cycling success may seem an uphill climb, but Brendan Rhim has been riding lately as if cruising a downhill slope. Two weekends ago, the 19-year-old Hanover High School graduate helped his Furman University cycling team do something no past school had accomplished at the USA Cycling Collegiate …

‘Upper Valley Visionaries’ to Be Honored at Dinner

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Quechee — An upcoming fundraiser sponsored by Vital Communities will honor 11 Upper Valley leaders. The annual “Heroes and Leaders” dinner benefits Leadership Upper Valley, a program of Vital Communities. This year’s event, themed Upper Valley Visionaries, is set for May 7 at 5:30 p.m. at the Quechee …

Norwich Bond Vote Set for May

Friday, April 10, 2015

Norwich — In an unexpected turn, t he Selectboard on Wednesday voted, 3-2, to hold a special Town Meeting next month where it will present two bond requests covering scaled-down renovations to the fire, police and public works facilities. The Selectboard’s action sets the stage for a May …

Mismatch

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Christopher Pellegrino, 15, of Bethel, scores through a snow-marked goal guarded by Marina Hedgepeth, 9, of Norwich, during a game of pick-up soccer at Huntley Meadows in Norwich. Hedgepeth’s siblings, Ailia, 9, center, Ian, 11, and Kyle, 15, …

Kenneth Charles Frishtick

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Richmond, Va. — Kenneth Charles Frishtick, 90, of Richmond, formerly of New York City, passed away on March 28, 2015. Ken was born on Aug. 8, 1924, in the Bronx (N.Y.), the son of Rose and Jack Frishtick, and stepson of Anne Klein Frishtick. Ken served with distinction …

Norwich Selectboard Discusses Fire, Police Project

Friday, April 3, 2015

Norwich — The Selectboard spent nearly half of its four-hour special meeting Wednesday discussing the plans of a proposed fire, police and public works facilities project, ironing out many details without endorsing a final plan or indicating whether a bond vote would be scheduled this spring or summer. …

New Hanover Lacrosse Coach Comes Full Circle

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Hanover — Much is new and much is familiar to Ryan Gardner, who takes over this season as head coach of the Hanover High boys lacrosse team . What’s new is the home in Norwich he and his …

Wedding: Williams — Wade

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Norwich — Betsy Williams and Chad Wade were married on December 20, 2014, at Jay Peak Resort in Jay, Vt. Jim Eakin officiated the ceremony that was held in the resort’s Valhalla Room. The bride was escorted down …

The Original, and Best

Sunday, March 29, 2015

As one of the original high school girls hockey programs in New Hampshire, Hanover High has always thrived on its tradition. With every passing season comes a new chapter of excellence, including this winter’s 19-2-1 team that won …

Ready to Serve: Ex-Hanover Player Takes Long Road to Army

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Andrew O’Leary’s winding path to college hockey resulted in an unorthodox destination: the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. The Black Knights have a long history in the sport, but unfortunately it’s not a particularly successful one. Army …

Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities …