High School Sports

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Local Roundup: Lebanon, Hanover Shine at State Nordic Meet

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Waterville Valley, n.h. — Wednesday was a banner day for the Lebanon High Nordic skiing teams, with the Raider girls placing second and the boys finishing third at the NHIAA Division II state championships at the Waterville Valley Nordic Center. Hanover’s boys and girls were both fourth. Caroline Wren and Grace Stott placed fifth and sixth, respectively, in both the classic and freestyle races for Lebanon, which was beaten out by Kennett. Wren’s times were 17:19.2 and 14:17.5, while Stott posted times of 17:23.5 and 14:32.8. On the boys side, the Raiders were bested by Kennett and Plymouth, with Owen Johnstone placing 10th in the …

Marauders Come Through When It Counts

Thursday, February 11, 2016

West Lebanon — Seth Stadheim breathed a sigh of relief after the game. His Hanover High boys hockey teammates in the Campion Rink locker room were in the process of doing the same. A loss on Wednesday night to Pelham-Alvirne would have been bad. Really bad, particularly given Hanover’s uncharacteristic shutout loss to …

Local Roundup: Sharon Girls End 10-Game Losing Streak

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Sharon — Victory at last. The Sharon Academy girls basketball team snapped a 10-game losing streak on Tuesday night when the Phoenix rode a strong third-quarter effort to a 47-43 victory over visiting Websterville Baptist. Sharon (4-12) broke a 22-22 deadlock at halftime by outscoring Websterville 15-7 in the third quarter. The Phoenix …

A Raider Rout: Lebanon Boys Make Quick Work of Mascoma

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

West Canaan — Fun as they are to contemplate, and often to witness, Lebanon-Mascoma high school boys basketball games have rarely mattered over the years. They have usually occurred during a long-since-shuttered Lebanon holiday tournament, yet at the …

Local Roundup: Woodsville’s Bemis Scores 1,000th Point

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Wells River, Vt. — Waste not, want not. Efficiency was the name of the game for the Woodsville High boys basketball team in a 70-41 victory over visiting Blue Mountain on Monday night as the Engineers steamrolled to …

South Royalton Boys Hoop Still Learning to Win

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Bethel — There are games in which South Royalton High boys basketball coach Pete Howe paces the sideline. Others, he sits on the bench next to his assistant coaches. As Howe puts it, his sideline demeanor is usually …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …