High School Sports

Local Roundup: Post 5 Conquers Hartford

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

White River Junction — Brattleboro Post 5 jumped to a 2-0 lead after one inning and milked the advantage the rest of the night for a 5-2 win over Hartford in a Vermont American Legion baseball contest on Tuesday at the Maxfield Complex. Hartford (0-3 league, 1-3 overall) scratched out a pair of runs on a two-RBI Hunter Perkins base hit in the fifth but got no closer. Perkins and …

Local Roundup: Third Kimball Union Skater Picked in NHL Draft

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Sunrise, Fla. — A third member of last winter’s Kimball Union Academy boys hockey team heard his name called during Saturday’s NHL entry draft. Patrick Shea joined fellow Wildcats A.J. Greer and Jake Massie as weekend picks when the Florida Panthers chose him in the seventh round late Saturday night. Shea is a 5-foot-10, 186-pound center from Marshfield, Mass., who played his junior …

All Sorts of Good Sports

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The first Valley News Athlete of the Year Awards are in the book. Last Wednesday night, 25 honorees joined family, friends and newspaper staff members for a celebratory banquet at the Fireside Inn in West Lebanon. The turnout represented about two-thirds of the high school sports stars selected for the awards; one boy …

Longtime Dream Comes True for Newport’s New AD

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Newport — Even when Jeff Miller was immersed in the newspaper business for most of his adult life, he always had it in the back of his mind that he would like to be involved in coaching and working with young people. Now he has the best of …

Cardinals Power Up: Stevens High Gets Equipment for New Weight Room

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Claremont — The first of two deliveries of new weight room equipment arrived at Stevens High School on Thursday and was being assembled by the school’s strength and conditioning coach Brad Eaton, with the help of sophomores Logan …

Musical Chairs Is The Game at Newport

Monday, June 22, 2015

Newport — Many years ago, when Doug Beaupre was coaching and teaching at Hinsdale High School, there were nights on his way home to Meriden that he would make a stop at Stevens High’s Carr Gym. He would …

Racketeering: Lebanon Grad a Master at Tennis and Squash

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Lebanon — Playing tennis with Max Reed can really mess you up, and sometimes it seems there’s nothing you can do about it. Everything goes wrong. First, there’s something wrong with the ball. No matter how hard you …

Post 22 Juniors Sweep

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Lebanon — It’s a difficult thing to do, beat a baseball team that’s getting a bunch of one-hit pitching. Derek Griffin, Cedric Elkouh and Jacob Tetley all tossed one-hit stints as the Lebanon Post 22 juniors swept a …

Dartmouth-Bound Nolting Breaks Vt. Drought

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Hanover — Cameron Nolting won’t suit up for the Dartmouth College men’s lacrosse team until next spring, yet he’s already making an impact in Hanover. Nolting, South Burlington High School’s all-time leading scorer, tallied a game-high three goals, …

Lebanon Post 22 Seniors Silence Jutras

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Staff Reports Manchester — Four pitchers united to power Lebanon Post 22’s senior team to a season-opening 7-5 New Hampshire American Legion baseball win over Jutras Post 43 at Gill Stadium on Saturday night. Cam Broughton got the start for Post 22 (1-0), going into the fourth inning …

High School Notes: Hanover’s ‘Baseball Guy’ Takes a Break

Friday, June 19, 2015

Hanover — Mike Jackson has plans to see Wrigley Field for the first time this summer. It was bound to happen; after all, how can any self-professed “baseball guy” carry the weight of the title without having visited …

Trading Card Correction

Thursday, June 18, 2015

In the Valley News’ Athletes of the Year section Tuesday, the Jen DeBois trading card mistakenly ran a photo of her sister, Mikayla DeBois. This is the corrected version. Valley News file photograph …

Woodstock’s Bassette Adds Decathlon Title

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Burlington — Apparently not content to win an individual event and be part of a team state championship earlier this month, Woodstock’s Kathryn Bassette added the title of Vermont’s top female track and field athlete by winning the state decathlon title at the University of Vermont on Tuesday. …