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Lebanon High running back Ethan Perkins carries the ball during a team drill on Monday. The Raiders were 5-3 last year and narrowly missed the playoffs. They open the 2015 campaign Friday at Laconia.(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>

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 then faded at the end,” said ninth-year Lebanon coach Chris Childs. “It was the first time I didn’t feel like we got …

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. Her parents were Chester Pike and Corrine (Camp) Pike. She had an older brother, Charles, …

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 Asa Berolzheimer scored twice in the contest for the Marauders, the second coming off a …

Baker Hill Administering New England Amateur Golf Exam

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Newbury, n.h. — Hanover’s Nate Choukas didn’t become a member at Baker Hill Golf Club this year with the New England Amateur in mind. But it isn’t going to hurt his chances for a good week. Choukas, the …

Walter Hollis “Butch” Hazelton, Jr.

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Walter Hollis “Butch” Hazelton, Jr. passed away peacefully Thursday, July 16, 2015 at Hanover Terrace in Hanover, N.H., surrounded by his children and siblings. Born at Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, on Jan. 6, 1942, the son of Walter Hollis Hazelton, Sr. and Rae Agnes (Gilson) …

Walter H. Hazelton, Jr.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Plainfield, N.H. — Walter H. Hazelton, Jr., 73, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2015. Calling hours will be held Sunday, July 19, 2015, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon, N.H. A memorial service will be held Monday, July 20, 2015, at …

Welcome Back

Friday, July 17, 2015

Skye Robicheau, 15, of Plainfield, welcomes 14-year-old D’Antron Lockett, of New York City, as he arrives in Lebanon on Wednesday. Lockett was one of 17 kids coming to the Upper Valley and beyond as part of the Fresh …

For H.S. Trail Corps, Elbow Grease Goes a Long Way

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Lebanon — In anticipation of its 100th anniversary next year and to encourage the use of natural areas, the National Park Service has introduced a campaign called “Find Your Park.” Thanks in part to an NPS grant, for …

Cornish School Faculty in Flux

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Cornish — About 50 residents gathered to listen and weigh in on the future of Cornish Elementary School on Monday night in the wake of a spate of teacher resignations at the end of the school year. In …

Sean Billings McNamara

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Washington, DC — Sean Billings McNamara passed away peacefully in his home on Capitol Hill surrounded by his family on July 10, 2015 at the age of 36. Sean was born in Hanover, N.H. on Jan. 2, 1979 and raised in Meriden, N.H. Sean graduated Summa Cum Laude …

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 …