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Stevens' Kelsey Belisle attempts to regain control of the ball from Sunapee's Kate Frederick during their game at Sunapee Middle High School in Sunapee, N.H., on Tuesday, October 6, 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>

Sunapee Girls Soccer Readying Playoff Run

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Sunapee — In the end, Tuesday’s game with Stevens was another notch in the win column for Sunapee girls soccer — a 4-1 victory at home for the Lakers’ ninth win of the season. But head coach Myles Cooney knows that his team could have had more — more goals, more chances, more ball control. More everything, really. And it’s starting to get to that point in the season where the Lakers can’t afford to take steps back. Not with the logjam of teams in which Sunapee finds itself at the top of New Hampshire’s Division IV. Sunapee (9-2) is now fourth in D-IV behind …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Boys Soccer Downs Souhegan

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Lebanon — And down go the champs. The Lebanon boys soccer team defended their home field against reigning New Hampshire Division II state champion Souhegan on Tuesday afternoon, beating the Sabers 1-0 in double overtime. The game-winner came in the 94th minute of action and was set up when Nate Gariepy pressured a …

Local Roundup: Hartford Field Hockey Stops Long Bellows Falls Streak

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

White River Junction — With one well-executed goal, one well-planned defensive adjustment and one well-played game, the Hartford High field hockey team handed down-river rival Bellows Falls one very rare defeat on Monday. Morgan Horne converted penalty corner feeds from Paige Kehoe and Megan Newton into the day’s only goal as the Hurricanes …

Grantham Principal Joins Second Growth Board

Sunday, September 13, 2015

White River Junction — Heather Cantagallo, the principal of Grantham Village School, has joined the board of Second Growth. The White River Junction-based nonprofit provides treatment and support services for adolescents and young adults with substance abuse issues, …

Ralph A. Garrand

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Sunapee, N.H. — A graveside service for Ralph A. Garrand, 98, who died on July 27, 2015, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, at 11 a.m. in the Ascutney Cemetery, Windsor, Vt. There will be a gathering following the burial at 1 p.m. at the home …

Births: Aug. 30, 2015

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Gifford Medical Center BESTENBOSTEL — A son, Caleb David Bestenbostel, born on Aug. 13, 2015, to Natasha Alix and Richard Bestenbostel, of Randolph. CONNIFF — A son, Lucas Alexander Conniff, born on Aug. 13, 2015, to Jennifer White and Robert Conniff III, of East Randolph. LUNNA — A …

Newport, Sunapee Get DUI Checkpoints

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Newport — New Hampshire State Police on Thursday announced they will conduct sobriety checkpoints in Newport and Sunapee at the end of this month or in early September, due to “the increasing incidents of drinking and driving” in the area. Authorized by a Superior Court judge and funded …

NHIAA Aims to Be Tech-Savvy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Concord — At the start of each workday, NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins and assistant Dave Rozumek say they spend 30-45 minutes brainstorming ways to make the organization’s website, nhiaa.org, more informative and user-friendly. Some time during the 2015-16 school year, it hopes to reveal the best version …

‘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 …

At Sunapee, Success Always Starts With an S

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Sunapee — It’s the little school that could. And does. Sometimes it’s hard to get your hands around something even when it occurs not too far from where you live. Sunapee baseball has a solid grip on NHIAA …

Eugene E. & Eileen M. Kirk

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Sunapee, N.H. — A combined graveside service will be celebrated Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, at 11 a.m. in the Lakeview Cemetery in Enfield, N.H. for Eugene E. Kirk whom passed away March 5, 2015, and his wife, Eileen M. Kirk whom passed away April, 16, 2015. Both were …

Barbara Bates Perkins

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Bradenton, Fla. — Barbara Bates Perkins, 88, of Bradenton died on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Barbara was born on May 9, 1927, to Robert and Pearl Bates in Burlington, Vt. They moved to Lebanon, N.H. in 1934 and she graduated from Lebanon High School in 1945. She graduated …

Ralph A. Garrand

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Sunapee, N.H. — Ralph A. Garrand, 98, of Perkins Pond died Monday, July 27, 2015, at home with family by his side. He was born in Rutland, Vt. on Jan. 26, 1917, the son of Albert and Susan (Barber) Garrand. Mr. Garrand made his home in Windsor, Vt. …