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A competitor tees up his ball on Woodstock Country Club's first tee beside the Julian Cup trophy at the start of the event's final run on June 27, 2013. Organizer Scott Peters has shut down the Julian Cup matches, pitting graduated Twin State high school seniors, after 10 years in charge.
Valley News file — Greg Fennell

High School Notes: Julian Cup Has Played Its Final Round

Thursday, July 3, 2014

West Lebanon — Try as he might, Scott Peters wasn’t going to win a battle against teenage intransigence. That, ultimately, spelled the end of the Julian Cup. Peters, the president of Golf & Ski Warehouse in West Lebanon, spent 10 years running the Vermont-vs.-New Hampshire all-star high school golf competition as a means of fostering the memory of his friend, …

Local Roundup: Lebanon’s Kennedy a N.E. Champ

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Bridgewater, Mass. — Lebanon High freshman Corinne Kennedy capped a stellar first high school season by claiming the 300-meter hurdles at the 69th New England Interscholastic Track & Field Championship at Bridgewater State University on Saturday, completing a hat trick of victories in the event over the past month. Kennedy outran a field …

Lauretta J. (Brock) (Brown) Brundage

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Springfield, N.H. — Lauretta J. (Brock) (Brown) Brundage, 61, wife and soul mate of Eric Brundage, died with family by her side on Monday, June 9, 2014, at her home. Born on Dec. 19, 1952, in Greenwich, Conn., she was the daughter of (late) Dr. Warren H. Brock and (late) Priscilla (Golden) Brock of New London, N.H. Survivors include her husband, three sons, …

Post Offices Likely to Cut Hours

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Thetford — In a continuing effort to cut costs, the U.S. Postal Service has proposed scaling back weekday counter service hours at 15 Upper Valley post offices, mostly in Vermont. That’s on top of 17 other post office …

Dog Missing in Car Crash Found on I-91

Friday, January 3, 2014

UPDATE: Read an update written by the New Jersey-based newspaper The Record at this link. Rockingham, Vt. — A dog named Zorro that went missing in the midst of a car crash this week has been found. According …

Woodstock Girls End Long Slide

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Westminster, Vt. — A victory has been a long time coming for the Woodstock High girls basketball team, but this one seemed worth the wait. The Wasps nursed a big early lead on Monday night to beat host …

Hartford Opens With Win

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

White River Junction — The Hartford High boys basketball team took an aggressive approach to getting to the hoop on Monday night, and the strategy paid off in a 63-56 win over Woodstock in the rivals’ season opener at Hartford High School. The Hurricanes’ attack of the hoop …

The States of Hockey: Anniversaries, Changes Highlight Vt., N.H. Campaigns on Ice

Monday, December 16, 2013

Happy anniversary to you. And you, too. Two of the Upper Valley’s nine high school boys and girls hockey programs undergo significant birthdays this winter. Hanover boys hockey has already held an 80th anniversary celebration, while Hartford girls …

Hanover Swimmers Dominate Debut Meet

Monday, December 16, 2013

North Sutton — The Hanover High swimming team opened its schedule in fine fashion by beating five foes in a meet held at Colby-Sawyer College on Friday night. The Marauders combined on 12 individual and relay victories. In the process, eight Hanover athletes — Elisabeth Brechbuhl, Kristian Hansen, …

Springfield, N.H., Land Trust Receives Easement

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Springfield, N.H. — The Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust recently received a conservation easement on 124 acres of land on the east side of Baptist Pond. The Hodges and Garfield families, who own seasonal homes in Springfield, donated …

Mascoma Girls Stand Tall, Win Home Opener

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

West Canaan — Early season play doesn’t normally elicit brilliant execution, and Tuesday night’s girls basketball matchup between New Hampshire Division III rivals Kearsarge and Mascoma was right on par. The teams combined for 48 turnovers and struggled …

Letter: A Happy Ending in Grantham

Saturday, December 7, 2013

To the Editor: In the small town of Grantham, where I grew up, I always felt police officers were there to serve and protect — not to bully, be threatening or to show their power over others. Recently, I witnessed one officer in town exhibit the latter attributes. …

Lion of Summer: Ackerman Named N.H. Cup Coach

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

West Lebanon — Longtime Woodsville High boys soccer coach Mike Ackerman has an appointment with New Hampshire’s top players next summer. In addition to being named the New Hampshire Division IV coach of the year, Ackerman was also …