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Upper Valley Aquatic Club coach Dorsi Raynolds, left, and swimmer Hannah Cox are in Singapore this week for the FINA World Junior Championships. 
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Local Roundup: Medal Eludes Cox at World Juniors

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Singapore — Hartland’s Hannah Cox narrowly missed out on a medal on the first day of the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships on Monday, finishing fourth as a member of the United States 4x200 freestyle relay team. The Kimball Union Academy senior certainly did her part. Cox swam the anchor leg in a personal-best time of 1 minute, 58.0 seconds, the second-fastest 200 meters among all swimmers in the final. It wasn’t quite enough to get the Americans some hardware, however, as the U.S. quartet of Lauren Case, Melissa Pish, Tatum Wade and Cox clocked 7:57.84 to take fourth place. Australia won the race in …

‘She Doesn’t Back Off’: Sullivan County Manager Battles ALS Diagnosis

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Newport — For 4½ months between the late-summer night that friends noticed her slurring her words and the midwinter day that neurologists identified the source of the problem, Sullivan County Manager Jessie Levine wondered which enemy she’d be fighting. After ruling out a stroke, a brain tumor and Lyme disease as causes early …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Hires Assistant Women’s Rugby Coach

Friday, August 21, 2015

Hanover — Matthew Cameron joined the Dartmouth College women’s rugby program as an assistant to head coach Katie Dowty on Friday. A Bard College graduate, Cameron served as an assistant coach at his alma mater through 2009, working with the school’s first women’s team in 2005. He moved to the Brandeis University women’s rugby football club as head coach in 2010, helping the …

Local Roundup: Lebanon’s Pollard Chasing N.H. Amateur Leaders

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Bretton Woods, n.h. — Former Lebanon High School golfer Zach Pollard finds himself near the lead after the first round of stroke play at the New Hampshire Golf Association Amateur Championship at the Mount Washington Resort. Pollard, who …

A Life: Margo Krasnoff, 1957 — 2015: ‘She Was So Genuine in All of Her Interactions’

Monday, July 13, 2015

Plainfield — A few hours before her death, Margo Krasnoff paid a 20-minute visit to Al Cirone in the hospital room at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center where he was recovering from knee replacement surgery. Krasnoff, a primary care doctor, …

Post 22 Juniors Sweat Out a Sweep

Monday, July 13, 2015

Lebanon — As he awaited his turn at the plate late Sunday, Matt Sullivan squatted in the home team’s on-deck circle and gently rested the brim of his helmet on the knob of his upturned bat. He closed …

Hartford’s ‘Kehoe Strong’ Tourney Combines Hoops, Fundraising

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

White River Junction — At the rate things are going, the Hartford Parks and Recreation’s first Kehoe Strong Memorial Basketball Tournament could turn into an NCAA Division III women’s all-star showdown. Clarkson University’s Stephanie Grobe is promising to …

Gerard “Frenchie” Nadeau

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Meriden, N.H. — Gerard “Frenchie” Nadeau, 76, died Saturday, July 4, 2015. He was born to the late Adaloid & Sara (LaPlante) Nadeau on Oct. 22, 1938. He grew up in Franklin where he attended grammar school and later moved to Enfield. He married Janice Withington and they …

Later Beats Never: Lebanon Post 22 Offense Overcomes Defense

Monday, July 6, 2015

Lebanon — The first half of Sunday’s 15-6 rout by Lebanon American Legion Post 22’s senior baseball team over visiting Keene Post 4 was all too familiar to pitcher Steve Cerrone. The hosts’ starter, a former Hartford High …

Lebanon Legion Keeps Rolling With Win at Goffstown

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Goffstown — Andrew Houde provided seven solid innings of pitching, Chase Hussey got the job done in two innings of relief and the hitters made sure that an early lead was never lost as the Lebanon senior American Legion Post 22 baseball team defeated Goffstown, 6-4, on Thursday …

Hope Marie (Pittsley) Isaacs

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Plainfield, N.H. — Hope Marie (Pittsley) Isaacs passed away suddenly, Sunday, May 17, 2015. Her passing was met with great sadness, but she left this world well loved. She was surrounded by her mother, Rose Pittsley, husband of 47 years, Gregg Isaacs, their five sons: Gregg Jr., Glen, …

‘Ugly’ Victory for Post 22

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Lebanon — Early in Friday’s game against visiting Milford, Lebanon American Legion Post 22 senior player Bryar Rouillard produced a prodigious belch while leading off first base. The Stevens High graduate promptly excused himself, but he and his …

Racketeering: Lebanon Grad a Master at Tennis and Squash

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Lebanon — Playing tennis with Max Reed can really mess you up, and sometimes it seems there’s nothing you can do about it. Everything goes wrong. First, there’s something wrong with the ball. No matter how hard you …