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WIndsor's Tyson Boudro pitches to a Stevens batter during the Windsor at Stevens Baseball game at Barnes Park in Claremont, N.H., on April 21, 2014. 
The host Cardinals won in five innings, 16-6. Valley News - Sarah Priestap

Local Roundup: Cards Shuffle Windsor

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Claremont — It may still be early in the season, but the Stevens High baseball team is bringing the thunder thus far. Getting comfortable quickly in their home surroundings, the Cardinals exploded for a 16-6 victory in five innings over visiting Windsor on Monday afternoon at Barnes Park. Ryan Tanguay sparked things early with an RBI triple for Stevens. Austin Tenney added two hits and drove in a pair of runs. Junior Tyler Woodman had his first varsity hit, a two-run single. Caleb Beckley also drove in a pair, and Richard Bell put the Cardinals up by 10 in the bottom of the fifth, driving …

State. Sen. Odell, R-New London, Plans to Step Down at End of Term

Saturday, April 19, 2014

New London — State Sen. Bob Odell, a moderate Republican known as a pivotal and principled vote in Concord, announced Friday he would not seek a seventh term in the state Senate, saying he is ready to spend more time with his family and friends. “As my colleagues all know, serving in the …

Stevens High Renovation Project Includes Security Cameras

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Claremont — The multi-million dollar renovation of Stevens High School now includes $43,000 in security cameras. The committee overseeing the renovation voted Wednesday to use money from a contingency fund for the project to pay for interior video cameras that will monitor common areas including hallways, classroom, the gymnasium and the auditorium. The decision brings the total cost for new security system to …

Fired Stevens Coach Wants Meeting With School Board

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Claremont — Ross Dole, fired last week as the Stevens High girls basketball coach, has formally requested a closed door meeting with the school board to discuss what he calls “my wrongful termination.” Dole was fired Jan. 13 …

Cardinals Have No Answers

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Claremont — The frustration is beginning to show. In the preseason, Stevens High was figured to rise toward the upper echelon of New Hampshire Division III. Now there is concern about just making the postseason. With Wednesday’s 60-45 loss to Hopkinton, the Cardinals are 2-5. Coach Scott MacNamee …

Yellowjackets Handle Cards

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Windsor — Ross Dole and Ivy Desilets had big plans for the Stevens High girls basketball problem. Together, the coaching duo planned to restructure the girls program in Claremont from the grade school teams through the high school. …

Birth Announcements: Jan. 19, 2014

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital DEMOND — A daughter, Kinsleigh Marie Demond, born Dec. 6, 2013, to Stephanie Leigh Partridge, of Unity, and Matthew Todd Demond, of Springfield, Vt. Gifford Medical Center RUBINS — A son, Logan Alan Rubins, born Dec. 31, 2013, to Danielle Davis and Aaron …

Stevens Dismisses Girls Coach

Friday, January 17, 2014

Claremont — When Ross Dole was hired to replace Carl Desilets as the Stevens High School basketball coach varsity girls basketball coach less than two years ago, he was in seventh heaven. “I’m a Stevens High School (1985) …

Windsor Basketball Makes Big Comeback

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Windsor — Stevens High boys basketball coach Scott MacNamee has never liked having his team play in the Windsor gym. “We never do well over here,” he said. Well, he probably likes it a lot less after what happened Wednesday night as Windsor, down by 20 points in …

Unity Hires New Firm to Finish Elementary School Building

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Unity — The School Board voted to hire Trumbull-Nelson as the new construction manager on the elementary school after a nonpublic meeting with legal counsel Monday. The Hanover firm replaces Scott Vaughn of Vaughn Associates, who was removed as construction manager in November by the School Board, primarily …

Tigers Growl Over Cardinals

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Claremont — At first, Newport High’s basketball team looked a bit intimidated. Carr Gym was packed, and Stevens has one of those team introductions where the gym is darkened and a spotlight is turned on each Stevens players …

At Newport, 3 Heads Are Better Than One

Friday, January 10, 2014

Newport — When Dave Muzzey resigned as the Newport High girls basketball coach four games into the season, the program scrambled. Area schools have tried co-coaches in a number of sports, but rarely has it been successful. Which …

Rain (Ice, Snow), Go Away: Postponements Send ADs Scrambling

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Claremont — Monday morning, Newport Middle High School athletic director Doug Beaupre was dealing with a situation that confronts all athletic officials this time of year — sharing his time between his full-time job as the school’s athletic …