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High School Sports

Stevens varsity soccer player Daniel Croteau takes the hand of Nick Coombs in Claremont, N.H., on Sept., 2014. The Stevens soccer team is having a special game on Sept. 27 for Coombs. 
Valley News - Jennifer Hauck

Stevens Boys Soccer Team Rallies Around a Special Fan

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Claremont — This is the story of a special kid, a special community and a special night. It’s a sports story that has nothing to do with scores or saves. Instead it’s all about love and compassion. Nick Coombs may be a special needs kid, but to most everyone in this city, he’s just plain special. All you need to …

Local Roundup: Sunapee Earns Volleyball Sweep

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Sunapee — It was a clean sweep for the Sunapee High volleyball team as the host Lakers beat Mascoma in straight sets on Wednesday night, 25-5, 25-10 and 25-12. Emily Safford led Sunapee (2-2) from the service line, going 16-for-17 with seven aces. Katie Titus was 12-for-12 with seven aces, Rachel Malanga was …

Local Roundup: Hanover Runners Earn Sweep

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Hanover — The Hanover High girls cross country team has been hard to beat this season. The Marauders’ home opener Tuesday was their most dominant performance yet. Hannah Whitman won in 24 minutes, 25 seconds to lead a barrage Hanover runners in the front of the pack at Storrs Pond Recreation Area as …

Coe-Brown Stops Lebanon Soccer in Battle of Unbeatens

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Lebanon — Lebanon and Coe-Brown entered their NHIAA Division II boys soccer showdown on Tuesday as the last undefeated squads in the league. Six minutes more, and they would have left that way, too. Isaac Nowland settled a …

Stevens Soccer Suffers First Defeat

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Claremont — There was no fairy godmother on this day. Recently, the Stevens High boys soccer team has shown a little magic, coming from two goals down to beat Conant and from three goals back to tie Kearsarge. But there were no magic wand to wave on Tuesday …

Local Roundup: Sharon Academy Girls Get Statement Win

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Williamstown, Vt. — The Sharon Academy girls soccer team hadn’t beaten Williamstown in coach Blake Fabrikant’s recollection. Losing his goalkeeper to an injury wasn’t supposed to make it any more likely. But when Phoenix netminder Abby Levy was …

Crompton, Woodstock Keep Strong Start Going

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Springfield, Vt. — When the weather gets colder, Alex Crompton simply gets hotter. The junior striker said he enjoyed playing in the chilly weather at Brown Field on Monday night, and his three quick goals in the first half were what sent Woodstock to a 4-0 Marble Valley …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Football Earns Historic Victory

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Plymouth, n.h. — There was no fazing the Lebanon High football team Saturday. The Raiders were steadfast defensively and converted twice on fourth down in the fourth quarter to seal a 14-7 win at Plymouth. It was the …

Windsor Football Marches Past Oxbow

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Windsor — The Windsor High football team used ball control and a potent ground game to defeat Oxbow 33-13 on Saturday at MacLeay-Royce Field. “We couldn’t get our hands on the ball in the first half,” Oxbow coach Sean Murphy said. Windsor had a 33-17 advantage in plays …

Soaked, and Satisfied: Newport Football Cruises Past Mascoma

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Newport — To keep the football somewhat dry Saturday, officials at the contest between Newport High and Mascoma draped a white towel over the pigskin between plays. With three or four of the zebras huddled nearby and staring …

KUA Drops Opener

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Meriden — Kimball Union Academy’s boys soccer team lost its season opener on Saturday, 5-1 to Rivers School. The Wildcats’ Jack Doherty scored on a penalty kick in the first half, and keeper Max Matel made six saves. KUA visits Brewester on Wednesday. — Staff Report …

Local Roundup: Woodstock’s Win Streak Ends at 33

Friday, September 12, 2014

Woodstock — The streak has finally come to an end for the Woodstock Union High football team. The three-time defending Vermont Division III state champion Wasps lost for the first time in three years Friday night, falling to …

First-Half Goals Send TSA Soccer Past Whitcomb

Friday, September 12, 2014

Sharon — Maybe the Sharon Academy boys soccer team should always play in front of a blank scoreboard. The Phoenix scored all of their goals during Friday’s 4-0 win over Whitcomb in the first half, when Sharon’s electronic scoreboard was shut down after failing to work properly. It …