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 Happy Return for Former Oxbow Player

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Bradford, Vt. — Playing in her former team’s home gym Thursday night was a strange experience for Thetford Academy junior Dahlia Klarich. Yet thanks to those around her on the Panthers’ girls basketball team, transitioning from Oxbow Union …

Hoop Teams Battle Cancer

Thursday, February 4, 2016

White River Junction — The Hartford High and Woodstock High boys basketball programs will unite for a common cause on Friday 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 …

From Hope to Reality: Lebanon’s Faith in Rookie Goalie Pays Off

Thursday, February 4, 2016

West Lebanon — Hope Brown didn’t know how to skate five months ago. Goalie pads were unfamiliar to her, hockey equipment seemed big and bulky and confusing. She had never played hockey recreationally and barely had spent time …

Local Roundup: KUA Girls Dominate at Home Again

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Meriden — Taylor Soule had a game-high 19 points for KUA in its 50-37 win over Deerfield on Wednesday at home, extending its winning streak to four games. Ella Bankert added 16 points and Christina Ryan added nine …

Windsor Boys Take a Thriller

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Windsor — Seth Balch hit eight 3-pointers as part of a 27-point night to keep Windsor in the game, then Michael Bradley hit another one at the buzzer to give the Yellowjackets a bite-your-nails 68-65 win over Hartford on Wednesday night. A lot of people must have anticipated …

Local Roundup: Locals Split CVC Cross Country Ski Titles

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Strafford — The Lebanon High boys and Hanover High girls came home with Connecticut Valley Conference cross country skiing championships on Tuesday without the benefit of celebrating an individual victory. Instead, the Raiders and Marauders did a good …

Versatile Mascoma Prevails at Stevens’ Expense

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Claremont — Playing what coach Jim Barry thought was perhaps his team’s best game of the year, the Mascoma High boys basketball team — using backdoor passes and an in-your-face defense — led by as many as 19 points before settling for an impressive 64-55 win over Stevens …

Lebanon Boys Basketball Running On All Cylinders

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Lebanon — In the middle of the third quarter, with the game well in hand, Lebanon High’s Matthew Eylander took it upon himself to keep the pressure on Plymouth’s offense. Diving for a loose ball headed out of bounds, the Raider sophomore went crashing into the scorer’s table …

Local Roundup: Raiders Win at N.H. Track Tuneup

Monday, February 1, 2016

Durham, n.h. — Wins for Corrine Kennedy and Kath Merchant and Marcus Roper’s second-place finish in the boys shot put highlighted limited participation by the Lebanon and Hanover indoor track and field teams in Sunday’s visit to the final regular-season New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association meet, held at …

High School Roundup: Thetford Boys Sweep Oxbow

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Bradford, Vt. — Once again, a strong performance against rival Oxbow was the antidote to the Thetford Academy boys basketball team’s losing streak. Panthers junior Connor Brown scored a career-best 30 points as the Panthers won 70-58 at …