High School Sports

Lebanon's Corinne Kennedy attempts a jump for the high jump at the  NHIAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships in Hannover, N.H., on Feb. 7, 2016. Kennedy did not clear the bar on this jump.  (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck)
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The Merchants of Menace: Twin Sisters Guide Lebanon Girls to Third at State Meet

Monday, February 8, 2016

Hanover — Twin sisters Kath and Kim Merchant have always joined one another for many of the same extracurricular activities. The list of common accomplishments now includes significant contributions at an indoor track and field state championship meet. The sophomore duo took the first two places in the shot put Sunday at Dartmouth College’s Leverone Field House, giving the Raider …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Skiers Run Carnival Streak to Two

Monday, February 8, 2016

Craftsbury Common, Vt. — The Dartmouth College ski team won its second consecutive meet of the Northeast carnival season, earning 3-4-7 finishes from the men’s and women’s Nordic teams on Sunday to win the University of Vermont Carnival at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center. The Big Green’s efforts in matching 10-kilometer classics at Craftsbury capped the two-weekend carnival with a winning tally of 972 …

Local Roundup: Last-Second Goal Lifts Lebanon Girls Hockey

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Nashua, n.h. — The Lebanon girls hockey team came out in the third period on a mission while down 4-1 on the road against Souhegan. It came down to a Grace Lindsay goal with one-tenth of a second remaining that gave the Raiders the 6-5 edge. For the first time all season, Lebanon …

High School Roundup: Pysz Stop Helps Newport Go

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Newport — Sophomore Kennedy Pysz helped the Newport High girls basketball team get a last-second win on Friday night. But it wasn’t with a late basket. Pysz joined a double-team on a Winnisquam shooter, stole the basketball and …

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 …

Hartford, Woodstock Hoop Teams Fight Cancer

Thursday, February 4, 2016

White River Junction — The Hartford High and Woodstock High boys basketball programs will unite for a common cause tonight when they stage a Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser during their doubleheader at Hartford High School. The teams will be accepting donations at the door and will also raise …

Local Roundup: MVCS Girls Soar Over Cabot in Rematch

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Cabot, Vt. — This wasn’t supposed to happen. Perhaps not in Perry Seale’s mind, at least. The Mid Vermont Christian School girls basketball team dropped a 16-point decision in Quechee to Cabot in December, and since that loss, the Huskies have thrown themselves into the upper half of …

A Happy Return for Former Oxbow Player

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Bradford, Vt. — Playing in her former team’s home gym Thursday night was a strange experience for Thetford Academy junior Dahlia Klarich. Yet thanks to those around her on the Panthers’ girls basketball team, transitioning from Oxbow Union …

Hoop Teams Battle Cancer

Thursday, February 4, 2016

White River Junction — The Hartford High and Woodstock High boys basketball programs will unite for a common cause on Friday when they stage a Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser during their doubleheader at Hartford High School. The teams will be accepting donations at the door and will also …

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 …

Local Roundup: KUA Girls Dominate at Home Again

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Meriden — Taylor Soule had a game-high 19 points for KUA in its 50-37 win over Deerfield on Wednesday at home, extending its winning streak to four games. Ella Bankert added 16 points and Christina Ryan added nine …

Windsor Boys Take a Thriller

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Windsor — Seth Balch hit eight 3-pointers as part of a 27-point night to keep Windsor in the game, then Michael Bradley hit another one at the buzzer to give the Yellowjackets a bite-your-nails 68-65 win over Hartford on Wednesday night. A lot of people must have anticipated …

Local Roundup: Locals Split CVC Cross Country Ski Titles

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Strafford — The Lebanon High boys and Hanover High girls came home with Connecticut Valley Conference cross country skiing championships on Tuesday without the benefit of celebrating an individual victory. Instead, the Raiders and Marauders did a good …