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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 …

Windsor Baseball Handles Thetford

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Windsor — Every coach would like his baseball team play as Windsor did Saturday in its 10-2 win over Thetford Academy at MacLeay-Royce Field. What the Yellowjackets (1-2) did was simplify the game by throwing strikes, catching the ball on defense and putting the ball in play on offense. Like all successful baseball teams, it all begins with pitching, and the Yellowjackets’ Ethan …

Windsor’s Gilbert Returns to Ring

Friday, April 18, 2014

Windsor — Having gone seven months since his last fight, Windsor boxer Chris Gilbert is highly anticipating tonight’s scheduled bout against Rhode Island’s Eddie Soto. That the 29-year-old welterweight will be able to do so in his home ring will only make it more enjoyable. Gilbert-vs.-Soto is the main in event in a …

Windsor Man Keeps Those Chains Moving

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Windsor — It’s a volunteer job that’s utterly necessary, but goes without notice and is only appreciated by a precious few. Those few can see Bill Cole every Saturday — without fail — whenever Windsor High has a …

A Life: Arthur Hyde, 1925-2013; ‘He Was Someone You Wanted to Have Around’

Monday, October 7, 2013

Bradford, Vt. — After owning small dairy farms south and west of the Upper Valley, Arthur Hyde finally settled on a plot in Bradford, Vt., in 1958 and appropriately named it “Dunlookin’ Farm.” While Hyde may have been …

Another Day, Another Overtime Win for Jacks

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Windsor — With time winding Wednesday, the scoreboard told a somber tale to the Windsor High field hockey team. It was all Springfield. For nearly 52 minutes, Springfield had controlled the flow of the game, and held a 1-0 lead with time winding down. But with 7:34 to …

Yellowjackets Cope With Start of Another Rebuilding Cycle

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Windsor — For a long time, the Windsor High boys soccer team has seen its successful seasons come at the end of building cycles. The Jacks groom young players with the hopes that when they reach the upper classes, winning seasons will follow. That’s what happened several years …

Hurricanes Pass the Test in Season Opener

Friday, September 6, 2013

Windsor — Early-season games are always a test. On Thursday at MacLeay-Royce Field, it was as especially tough match as the Windsor High girls soccer team, which plays in Vermont Division III, was matched up with a D-II Hartford team that plays 10 Division I games. On top …

New Crop of Principals Set to Answer School Bell

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Connecting new names and faces, remembering the rules, managing first-day jitters — as area schools prepare to open, some as soon as tomorrow, kids aren’t the only ones gearing up for the brand new year. Across the Upper …

New Coach in Town

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Windsor — Windsor High football coach Greg Balch had his offense in formation Tuesday and was describing the job required of a Yellowjacket leaving the backfield on a particular play. “You want to go through the hole, find …

Former Psych Resident Sues DHMC, Alleges Discrimination

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Lebanon — A discrimination lawsuit brought against Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center by a former psychiatry resident may be heading for jury trial. Last month, U.S. District Court Judge William Sessions ruled that a jury in Burlington could decide the discrimination claim brought by former resident Jennifer Connors, of West …

Goat Trial Ends With Acquittal

Saturday, July 27, 2013

White River Junction — A jury acquitted Hartland resident Nick Ashline on all five charges Friday of paying another man to kill a Vermont game warden’s goats out of revenge nearly 21 months ago. Ashline was acquitted on …

Family Witness  Accounts Vary In Goat Trial

Friday, July 26, 2013

White River Junction — Family members of a man accused of paying a friend to kill a state game warden’s goats took the stand on Thursday, and their stories of events surrounding the alleged incident varied dramatically. Defense attorney Peter Decato tried to use the inconsistencies to prove …