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Lebanon Goalkeeper Hannah Landstrom kicks the ball after a Hanover shot on goal during the Hanover at Lebanon girls soccer game in Lebanon, N.H., on September 19, 2014. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

OK Does the Trick: Hanover Girls Soccer Blanks Lebanon

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Lebanon — The Hanover High girls soccer team showed on Friday it can dominate even without performing at its best. Lackluster at times against rival Lebanon on the road, the Marauders scored once in each half and held off the youthful Raiders to prevail, 2-0. Kelly Brigham scored a late-first-half goal and Alexi Kim added insurance on a direct kick …

Bow Twists Stevens

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Claremont — When Stevens coach Paul Silva first got a look at his 2014 schedule, he thought at the time that it might not be a good to play Bow in the second game of the season. He was right. The defending NHIAA Division III champions came into Barnes Park Friday night and held the Stevens offense to three first downs in routing …

Local Roundup: Yellowjackets Hit Accelerator, Bust Rutland

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Windsor — In order to take down an unbeaten team from a higher division, it doesn’t hurt to take a two-goal lead in the first 17 minutes of action. That’s just what the Windsor field hockey team did on Friday afternoon as the Jacks held on to beat visiting Rutland 3-1 on homecoming …

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 …

Lebanon Field Hockey Handles D-II Newcomer

Friday, September 12, 2014

Lebanon — Deb Beach suspects there’s a storm brewing in New Hampshire Division II field hockey this season. She’s glad her Lebanon Raiders caught it while it is still something of a zephyr. Dominant in Division III the …

Celaya’s Big Boot Lifts Hanover Football

Friday, September 12, 2014

Hanover — Moises Celaya’s parents didn’t allow him to play a position other than kicker for the Hanover High football team this season, fearing their 5-foot-8 freshman might get hurt. After the frenzied pounding the youngster absorbed Friday …

Local Rounup: Lebanon Boys Stay Unbeaten

Friday, September 12, 2014

Lebanon — Nate Gariepy scored twice in the span of a minute as the Lebanon High boys soccer team defeated Kennett 5-0 on Thursday. After Hugh Townsend headed home a Will Patch corner for the opening goal at …

Windsor Girls Soccer Defeats Bellows Falls in Overtime

Friday, September 12, 2014

Windsor — After failing to convert eight corner-kick opportunities in the second half, the Windsor High girls soccer team struck the golden goal in a more conventional way for a 2-1 overtime win over Bellows Falls on Thursday at MacLeay-Royce Field. Four minutes into overtime, Windsor junior forward …

Lebanon Golfers Thrilled With Their Funky Home Course

Friday, September 12, 2014

Lebanon — Quirky. Odd. Short. Bouncy. Capricious. Golfers have used those — and occasionally less flattering — adjectives to describe Carter Country Club for years. The Lebanon High golf team prefers a different descriptive. Home. After employing the …