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Lebanon's Ryan Milliken runs the ball down field while Milford's Maxwell Urda attempts to block his efforts during Lebanon's game against Milford at Lebanon High School in Lebanon, N.H., on Saturday, October 3, 2015.  (Valley News - Kristen Zeis) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Spartans Smother Raiders: Turnovers Hurt Lebanon in Key D-II Showdown

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Lebanon — In preparing for Saturday night’s NHIAA Division II clash at Lebanon, Milford High coach Keith Jones wisely surmised the best way to contain dynamic Raiders running back Ryan Milliken was to keep him and the Raiders offense off the field as much as possible. Thanks to a smothering defensive effort and a slew of Lebanon miscues, that’s exactly …

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 …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Men’s, Women’s Golf Claim Tourneys

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Quechee — The Dartmouth College men’s golf team began the second and final round of the Quechee Collegiate Challenge with a five-stroke lead, and made the lead hold up on Sunday despite a hard-charging Rhode Island team, winning the tournament at a collective 2-over-par 578. Big Green freshman John Lazor paced the host school’s effort, finishing second overall at 4-under-par 140 over 36 …

Business Notes: Sept. 13, 2015

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Norwich — A free public forum on modern wood pellet heating is scheduled for Tuesday, from 6-8 p.m., at the Montshire Museum of Science. The forum will focus on fully automated central wood pellet heating systems, which organizers say is a more advanced technology than pellet stoves and …

The Running Man: Milliken, Lebanon Gallop Past Plymouth

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Lebanon — Ryan Milliken keeps his toe in a bandage. Before each of the Raiders’ two games this season, the Lebanon High junior puts it through a regiment of ice, Epsom salts, ibuprofen and … well, more ice. …

Meet the Upper Valley’s Leader of the Trails

Sunday, September 6, 2015

West Lebanon — Former Hanover High and Richmond Middle School science teacher Ron Bailey has been retired from the Dresden School District for more than 25 years, yet the octogenarian’s career in trail work and stewardship continues to …

4-H Members Win Awards at Cornish Fair

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Cornish — Several Sullivan County 4-H members received awards at the Cornish Fair last month. The annual fair is the county’s official 4-H fair. This year, 4-Hers age 5-18 competed in project areas such as animals, natural sciences …

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, …

Browns’ Back Taxes Paining Plainfield

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Plainfield — The $200,000 owed to the town in back taxes from notorious imprisoned tax protesters Ed and Elaine Brown is a thorn in Plainfield’s side, to say the least. Town Administrator Steve Halleran said the figure — dating back to the Browns’ nine-month standoff with U.S. Marshals …

Dartmouth Professor Arrested

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Claremont — A Dartmouth College professor who was arrested at his Plainfield home Thursday morning is accused of possessing videos depicting the sexual abuse of children. J. Martin Favor, 49, was released on $10,000 personal recognizance bail following a hearing in Claremont District Court Friday morning, according to …

Reloaded Lebanon Field Hockey Steamrolls Hanover

Friday, September 4, 2015

Hanover — With the Lebanon High field hockey team holding a 2-0 halftime lead on its way to a 5-0 win over Hanover on Friday night, Charlie Beach turned to a referee and uttered the words that should …

Bounce-Back Time: Lebanon Football Looks to Regain Lost Momentum

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Lebanon — Early excitement and late disappointment marked the Lebanon High football team’s 2014 season. The resurgent Raiders and their fans hope that this year’s jubilation will extend into November. “We peaked about week three last year and …

Laura Pike DeGoosh

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Merrimack, N.H. — Laura P. DeGoosh, 93, died Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at Community Hospice House in Merrimack. She had lived at her son and daughter-in-law’s home in Manchester, since December 2014. Laura was born Dec. 6, 1921, and raised in Lyme N.H., in the Lyme Center area. …