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Jana Fleury is surrounded by family and friends of her son, Lebanon High football player Michael Fleury, at Salt Hill Pub in Lebanon, N.H. to watch his appearance in the International Bowl Friday, February 5, 2016. Fleury joins high school football players from around the country to play a team from Ontario, Canada in Dallas, Texas.
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Star Turn: Lebanon High’s Fleury Part of All-Star Showcase

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Lebanon — Kerri Terwilliger sat closest to the projector screen, at the far end of a rectangular table in Salt hill Pub’s party room in downtown Lebanon. She was the first to notice Lebanon High sophomore Michael Fleury as ESPN3 began its coverage of the 2016 U-17 International Bowl between USA Football and Ontario on Friday night. “There he is,” …

Halton “Al” T. Grindle

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Plainfield, N.H. — Halton “Al” T. Grindle, 82, of Ledge Drive, died peacefully at home after a short illness on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, with his daughter, Kathleen, by his side. He was born in Penobscot, Maine on July 22, 1933, the son of Joseph and Alice R. (Tapley) Grindle. He spent his early years in Maine, earned his GED and later graduated …

From Hope to Reality: Lebanon’s Faith in Rookie Goalie Pays Off

Thursday, February 4, 2016

West Lebanon — Hope Brown didn’t know how to skate five months ago. Goalie pads were unfamiliar to her, hockey equipment seemed big and bulky and confusing. She had never played hockey recreationally and barely had spent time on the ice. She grew up a basketball player and switching sports, particularly during her …

Local Roundup: Chelsea Girls Trip MVCS

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Chelsea — Sydnie Allen scored all nine of host Chelsea’s points in the fourth quarter to cap a 19-point effort and lead the Red Devils to a 28-24 Vermont girls basketball win over Mid Vermont Christian on Monday night. Chelsea (7-3) needed everything Allen had to offer. The …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Women, Men Take Relays

Monday, January 11, 2016

Hanover — Some things never change, at least from the perspective of the Dartmouth College track and field teams. Scoring more than half of their points from eight events, the Big Green women won their sixth consecutive Dartmouth Relays title and their 10th since 2003 at Leverone Field …

Return of the Native: Lebanon’s Reed Wins for Penn Men’s Squash

Monday, January 11, 2016

Hanover — Whether performing in high-stakes squash matches or engaged in casual conversation, Max Reed appears forever fueled by intensity. His passion was on display Sunday in Reed’s return to Dartmouth College’s Berry Sports Center, where the Lebanon …

A Big Event Gets Bigger: Dartmouth Relays Grow, Change With the Times

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Hanover — Barry Harwick is going to be exhausted on Monday. He already knows it. Harwick, Dartmouth’s track and field coach, spent most of his time Saturday running from one thing to another, a notebook in his hand …

A Pair of Valley Cadets: Lebanon, TA Grads Reunite at Norwich

Friday, January 8, 2016

Northfield, Vt. — Prior to this winter, it had been eight years since Shyann Josler and Vanessa Fleury were teammates on an AAU outfit called the Lebanon Voltage. Now reunited on the Norwich University women’s basketball team, it’s …

High School Roundup: Senior Sharpshooter Leads Sunapee Boys

Friday, January 8, 2016

Hinsdale, n.h. — Thirty points from Matt Tenney, including 20 in the second half alone, sparked the Sunapee High boys basketball team to a 58-48 victory at Hinsdale on Friday night. The Lakers spread the floor all night …

Sweep Success: Raiders Take Another Pair of Wins from Marauders

Friday, January 8, 2016

Hanover — Not much, it seems, has changed in four weeks for Lebanon High basketball, as both the girls and the boys walked away from their rematches with Hanover with victories Friday night at Hanover High. The most …

Local Roundup: Whitcomb-Rochester’s LaPerle Good for a Grand

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Bethel — Whitcomb-Rochester’s cooperative girls basketball program decided to change the venue of Monday’s game with Websterville Baptist from Rochester High to Whitcomb High for a reason. Hornet senior Lindsey LaPerle, a Whitcomb student, was five points away …

Vital Communities Highlights Registration Fee as Town Funding Source

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Lebanon — As New Hampshire’s cities and towns scour all available sources of money for their local transportation projects, one Upper Valley organization is drawing attention to a little-known fee that can help. The municipal vehicle registration fee came into effect in 1997 and allows communities to charge …

It’s Canes-Wasps for Title: Hartford, Woodstock Dominate Tourney Openers

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

White River Junction — Individual efforts ran the show Wednesday night at Wendell A. Barwood Arena as Woodstock forward Luc Issa and Hartford goaltender Richie Morrill carried their respective teams to victories and a spot in the championship …