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High School Sports

From left, Woodstock's Ted Morley cheers on his teammate Alex Sheppard while watching with teammates Dune Mayberger and Kyle Rasmussen during Fair Haven at Woodstock boys tennis at Woodstock Racquet and Fitness Club in Woodstock, Vt., on April 9, 2014. (Valley News - Will Parson)

High School Tennis Preview: Teams Glad to Get Outside

Friday, April 18, 2014

Like all high school sports this spring, area tennis teams have been struggling with a lingering winter limiting practice time. In many cases, matches are beginning with fewer than a handful of days outside on the courts. Many teams now face the prospect of multiple weeks with matches on back-to-back days to ensure the entire spring season fits into the …

Local Roundup: Cardinals Soar in Opener

Friday, April 18, 2014

Claremont — Spring arrived on Friday afternoon for the Stevens High softball team — Opening Day at last. The Cardinals beat visiting Hillsboro-Deering 8-1, on just their third day on the diamond following the long winter freeze, as Tori Maslan tossed a two-hitter. Maslan struck out five, walked three and allowed no earned …

No Rainouts Here

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Soaked with rain, South Royalton School junior Hannah Post concentrates while preparing to throw the shot put during track and field practice at the school on Tuesday. Valley News — Sarah Priestap …

Hanover Boys Tennis Back to Business

Friday, April 11, 2014

Staff Reports Manchester — The freshman phenom who held down the No. 1 singles position last spring is headed to a tennis academy. Another anticipated returnee opted for prep school. And of the six players to make up the singles ladder to open the season, only one saw …

Woodstock Boys Tennis Wins Season Opener in Great Indoors

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Woodstock — Spring high school sports all over the Upper Valley have had to make accommodations to get in workouts and games lately, given the late departure of winter. The Woodstock High boys tennis team did its part …

Lawrence Joining Mascoma Football

Thursday, April 10, 2014

West Canaan — Mascoma Valley Regional High School has handed over the keys of its football program to a coach whose roots go back to the long-defunct Connecticut Valley League. The Mascoma School Board confirmed Les Lawrence as head coach during a meeting late Tuesday night. Lawrence, 58, …

Hartford Boys Drop Tennis Opener

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

White River Junction — For the lack of two players, the Hartford High boys tennis team came up a match short in a season-opening 4-3 loss to Bellows Falls at Hartford High School on Monday. Tied 3-3 through five singles matches and one doubles affair, the Hurricanes (0-1) …

KUA Girls Lacrosse Tops Tilton, 12-4

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Meriden — The Kimball Union Academy girls lacrosse team opened its season with a convincing 12-4 win over Tilton School. KUA benefited from a balanced attack, with 7 different players scoring, led by Aurora Braswell (3 goals), Ellie Harrigan (2 goals, 2 assist), Alison Pollard (2 goals, 1 …

Never Fear, She’ll Bring the Cheer: Inspiration to Others, Stevens’ Berry Out to Inspire Donation to School

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Claremont — Like a lot of girls at Stevens High School, Emily Berry has a date for the junior prom and can’t wait for the grand occasion. Emily’s mom, Shelly, is sharing in the excitement. The two have …

Welcome to The Gun Show

Friday, April 4, 2014

Hartford High sophomore Morgan Furlong, a member of the Hurricanes’ girls lacrosse team, flexes her arms in jest during the squad’s picture day Wednesday at Dothan Brook School. The Canes will call the Wilder school their home this …

Double Fault, Mother Nature

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Apparently tired of waiting for the spring sports season to truly begin, Hartford High senior Loriston Fennell takes to shoveling slush from the school’s tennis courts in White River Junction on Wednesday afternoon. Fennell, a home-schooled senior, joined …

Guilbault Takes Over as Canes’ Soccer Coach

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

White River Junction — He’s played for Steve Sass. He’s worked for Steve Sass. He’s coached for Steve Sass. Now Kevin Guilbault is succeeding Sass with the Hartford High School boys soccer program. Hartford Athletic Director Joe James …

This Is Spring? Weather Forces High School Teams to Improvise

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The calendar says spring; the schedule says play ball. Mother Nature says fat chance. Welcome to the spring sports season in the Upper Valley — if you can call it that. Area teams on both sides of the …