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High School Roundup: Stevens Volleyball Earns Historic Win

Friday, September 4, 2015

Claremont — After two 0-16 campaigns in its first two years of existence, the Stevens High girls volleyball program can celebrate a first victory. Riding four-kill efforts from Rachel Dansereau and Cameron Cullison, the Cardinals broke into the win column for the first time with a 3-0 defeat of Mascoma at Carr Gymnasium on Friday evening. Dansereau and Cullison did most of the offensive damage for Stevens in a 25-16, 25-16, 25-15 decision. Danielle Lundy contributed a run of 10 service points in a row as well for Stevens. “I think we were due,” Stevens coach Shawna Baird-Torney said. “This year, we have the history …

Reloaded Lebanon Field Hockey Steamrolls Hanover

Friday, September 4, 2015

Hanover — With the Lebanon High field hockey team holding a 2-0 halftime lead on its way to a 5-0 win over Hanover on Friday night, Charlie Beach turned to a referee and uttered the words that should scare New Hampshire Division II to its core. “The difference between this game and Tuesday,” …

Freshman QB Leads Stevens

Friday, September 4, 2015

Claremont — Despite how well a freshman quarterback performs in the preseason, there is always some doubt of what will happen when the players across the line are not his friends. Stevens’ Henri Bourque kept his jitters in check and threw two first-quarter touchdowns as the Cardinals opened the New Hampshire Division III …

Local Roundup: Stevens Girls Soccer Earns First Victory

Monday, August 31, 2015

Claremont — The Stevens High girls soccer team answered an early Conant goal with four of their own as the Cardinals went on to defeat the Orioles 5-3 Monday afternoon, bringing their early-season record to 1-1. Jazmyn Griffin completed a hat trick for the Cardinals, while Jenna Pond …

Back to the Chalkboard: Undaunted, Clary Hopes For a Windsor Field Hockey Rebuild

Monday, August 31, 2015

Windsor — When you are 66 years old, have been doing the same thing that you love for the last 42 years and it’s taken away from you, maybe there should be some anger, some resentment. Sandy Clary …

Local Roundup: Bronze for Cox At World Juniors

Monday, August 31, 2015

Singapore — Hannah Cox is coming home with a FINA World Junior Swimming Championships medal. The 17-year-old member of the Upper Valley Aquatic Club swim team closed junior worlds on Sunday by winning a bronze medal in her women’s 200-meter freestyle specialty. After two near-miss podium efforts earlier …

Jacks Bring the Sting

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Poultney, Vt. — Fifty-four is a big number when it comes to a football score. It screams offense with a capital “O.” But just as impressive in Windsor High’s 54-0 season-opening victory over Poultney on Saturday was the defense. The Poultney backs slammed into the middle repeatedly and …

Local Roundup: Hartford Girls Soccer Upsets Mill River

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Brandon, Vt. — Hartford girls soccer coach Jeff Acker has noted it was a particularly strong preseason for the Hurricanes. It carried over to the regular season Saturday as the Canes knocked off two-time Marble Valley League-B champion …

Oxbow Overpowers Overmatched Winooski in Opener

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — On paper, the Oxbow Union High football team booked only one scrimmage this season. In reality, Saturday’s 48-6 demolition of shorthanded Winooski during the teams’ campaign opener served much the same purpose. The Olympians used …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Boys Shut Out Merrimack Valley

Friday, August 28, 2015

Lebanon — Four different goal-scorers led the Lebanon boys soccer team to a 5-0 victory to open the 2015 season against visiting Merrimack Valley on Friday afternoon. The Raiders (1-0) stormed to a 3-0 lead at halftime as …

Canes Run Over Colonels

Friday, August 28, 2015

Brattleboro, Vt. — Jacob Perkins ran for 230 yards and six touchdowns in 21 carries and the Hurricanes defeated Brattleboro, 41-21, in the teams’ season opener. Hartford trailed, 7-0, before scoring 41 consecutive points and giving its backers …

Woodstock Football Lights the Night in Opener

Friday, August 28, 2015

Woodstock — Two times Woodstock Union High football public address announcer Jeff Thomas called for help with the lights at James T. McLaughlin Field. Two times athletic director Justin Wardwell responded. The artificial illumination finally took hold as …

NHIAA Aims to Be Tech-Savvy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Concord — At the start of each workday, NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins and assistant Dave Rozumek say they spend 30-45 minutes brainstorming ways to make the organization’s website, nhiaa.org, more informative and user-friendly. Some time during the 2015-16 school year, it hopes to reveal the best version …