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Harwood's Shiv Seethepali (23), left, and Thetford's Tim Hollis (5) recoil from a header during the Harwood at Thetford boys soccer game in Thetford, Vt., on September 15, 2014. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

Local Roundup: Sharon Academy Girls Get Statement Win

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Williamstown, Vt. — The Sharon Academy girls soccer team hadn’t beaten Williamstown in coach Blake Fabrikant’s recollection. Losing his goalkeeper to an injury wasn’t supposed to make it any more likely. But when Phoenix netminder Abby Levy was forced from Monday’s Central Vermont League date with the Blue Devils, teammate Suzie Moses stepped into the breach. Having already helped put …

Big Green Corrals Hofstra

Monday, September 15, 2014

Hempstead, n.y. — A pair of first-half goals made the difference for the Dartmouth men’s soccer team as it grabbed a 2-1 win from Hofstra on Sunday at the HU Soccer Stadium for its first win of the season. Seniors Alex Adelabu and Robin Alnas scored their first goals of the season for the Big Green, which outplayed the Pride for much of …

Local Roundup: South Royalton Outlasts Chelsea in Score-Fest

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Chelsea — The South Royalton boys went to a soccer match on Wednesday, and a shooting gallery broke out. Sam Berk piled up five goals and Keanan Thompson made the game-winning strike the topper of a four-goal afternoon as the Royals won an 11-8 Central Vermont League decision over Chelsea on Wednesday afternoon. …

Practice Pays Off for Lakers

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Manchester — The benefit of a season spent practicing penalty kicks isn’t limited to the shooters, as Sunapee High goalkeeper Erika Waterman displayed at Southern New Hampshire University on Saturday. Waterman swatted aside three of four Woodsville bids …

Last-Minute Shocker Lifts Lakers Past Engineers

Friday, November 8, 2013

Laconia, n.h. — Play was back-and-forth, but only one team could move forward after Thursday’s NHIAA Division IV boys soccer semifinal between Suanpee and Woodsville. Lakers senior Nick Skarin made sure it was Sunapee. The lanky midfielder broke …

Engineers Get Last Kicks, Reach D-IV Title Game

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Laconia, n.h. — As befitting a soccer match that more resembled a mixed martial arts fight at times, the last man … ahem, girl … standing wore a pair of gloves. Woodsville High goalkeeper Tori Clough slapped down …

Woodsville Employs Long Memories to Reach Semifinals

Monday, November 4, 2013

Woodsville — The guy who once declared that elephants never forget must have confused mentally acute pachyderms with another eight-lettered creature beginning with E. An Engineer — the Woodsville High boys soccer variety — also doesn’t easily forget. Armed with memories from its only loss of the season, …

Birth Announcements: Nov. 3, 2013

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Cottage Hospital ROGERS — A son, Conner Michael Rogers, born June 1, 2013, to Kathryn and Jessey Rogers, of Bradford, Vt. WELLS — A daughter, Zoey Ann Wells, born June 4, 2013, to Carissa and Zachary Wells, of North Haverhill. STYGLES — A son, Carter Ray Stygles, born …

Haverhill Members Thwarted in Bid to Boot SAU 23 Superintendent

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

North Haverhill — An effort to unseat the SAU 23 superintendent failed Monday night when the district’s attorney said the School Board had used an incorrect formula to tally a weighted vote earlier this month. The announcement, which …

School Picture Day in Piermont: A Portrait

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Piermont — Clothes may make the man, but on school picture day, the coif is what counts. Waiting to be photographed on a recent Thursday, Piermont Village School students nearing the front of the line made last-minute tweaks. …

Going Outside Granite State

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Hanover — On the whole, the weak sisters of the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association’s 11-school girls ice hockey league would rather not skate against Hanover High, if given the choice. It’s something the Marauders completely understand. So Hanover, with the NHIAA’s blessing, has done something about it. …

Letter: Don’t Change Trail Rules

Sunday, October 20, 2013

To the Editor: I am writing in response to your Sept. 21 article about the proposed rule in New Hampshire that would require riders to clean up after their horses when using state trails. 0 I have been a leader of equine science for Grafton County 4-H for …

WHS Misses Winning Feeling

Monday, October 7, 2013

Woodsville — The Woodsville High boys soccer team is hoping its second-half performance against Gorham on Friday won’t be indicative of what to expect during the second half of its season. Playing the Huskies to a 1-1 tie …