High School Sports

Swimmer Hannah Cox, 17, of Hartland does pushups with the added tension of a rubber band during a pre-swim strengthening session at the Upper Valley Aquatic Center in Hartford, Vt. Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Cox will compete in the U.S. Nationals in San Antonio, Texas in August and is training for the Olympic Trials in 2016. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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It’s Going Swimmingly: Pool Potential Grows for Hartland’s Cox

Monday, August 3, 2015

White River Junction — Here’s the thing about a stopwatch: Make it big enough, put it in the right place and people will notice the numbers on it, especially when they get low enough. The folks who follow Hartland’s Hannah Cox and her pool exploits have noticed her for some time. The 17-year-old Kimball Union Academy senior has talked to …

Hanover Alum Makes Peace With Shrine Game

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Hanover — Standing outside Dartmouth College’s Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority on East Wheelock Street on Friday, Archie Gilchrist pointed to the room on the top floor that used to be his. Gilchrist was one of 10 inner-city students — from Chicago, New York and elsewhere — who lived at the house in the …

Vermont Up to Challenge, but N.H. Rules Again

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Castleton, Vt. — Players from NHIAA Division III schools might not attract as much notice as their brethren from larger institutions, but that didn’t stop a D-III contingent from contributing tremendously in Saturday’s Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl. Gilford’s Kyle Gaudet caught five passes for 190 yards and three touchdowns, Golden Eagles teammate Max …

Lebanon Blanks CRFC

Monday, July 20, 2015

Langdon, n.h. — Lebanon Central Supply upped its New Hampshire Soccer Conference Division IV record to 7-1-1 entering the final week of the regular season with a 2-0 over CRFC North at Fall Mountain Regional High School on Sunday afternoon. Lebanon started the game with just nine players …

Soaring to The Heights: Stevens Grad Looks to Continue Playing Soccer at BC

Saturday, July 18, 2015

For some participants, today’s 41st Lions Cup all-star boys and girls soccer games at Castleton State will be the last time they lace up their cleats in official futbol action. Stevens High midfielder Daniel Croteau is happy he …

Local Roundup: Hanover’s Choukas to N.H. Am Quarterfinals

Friday, July 17, 2015

Bretton Woods, n.h. — Hanover High School has jousted with rival Windham for NHIAA state boys golf honors the past several seasons. Now golfers tied to the two schools will battle it out to advance at the New …

Hanover Sophomore Choukas Wins N.H. Am Match

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Bretton Woods, n.h. — Hanover High sophomore Phin Choukas’ run through the New Hampshire Golf Association Amateur Championship just keeps getting more interesting by the day. Choukas, the low scorer in Hanover’s run to the NHIAA Division II state championship last fall, posted one of two wins by …

Lebanon Seniors Clinch Playoff Spot

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Staff Reports Concord — Cam Broughton tossed a complete-game two-hitter as Lebanon Post 22 clinched a playoff spot in the New Hampshire American Legion senior state tournament with a 6-1 win over Concord Post 21 at Memorial Field on Wednesday. The victory gave Lebanon (13-3) a split of …

Lakers Break Through

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

She saw it every time she made the walk down from Sunapee Elementary School to Sherburne Gymnasium for one of her physical education classes. Bonnie Cruz noted row upon row of banners celebrating Sunapee High School’s many state …

Local Roundup: Lebanon’s Pollard Chasing N.H. Amateur Leaders

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Bretton Woods, n.h. — Former Lebanon High School golfer Zach Pollard finds himself near the lead after the first round of stroke play at the New Hampshire Golf Association Amateur Championship at the Mount Washington Resort. Pollard, who …

Local Roundup: Hartford Legion Topples BF

Monday, July 13, 2015

White River Junction — The Hartford American Legion baseball team got off the mat in its opener and sent Bellows Falls Post 37 to the floor in the nightcap to take a Vermont Southern Division doubleheader at the Maxfield Complex on Sunday. Brandon Gaudet followed Jacob Perkins’ leadoff …

Post 22 Juniors Sweat Out a Sweep

Monday, July 13, 2015

Lebanon — As he awaited his turn at the plate late Sunday, Matt Sullivan squatted in the home team’s on-deck circle and gently rested the brim of his helmet on the knob of his upturned bat. He closed …

Straight Ahead: A Young Kicker Boots the Ball the Old-Fashioned Way

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Like any teenaged football player, Hanover High sophomore Jake Licht has his NFL favorites. Out of all of them, Green Bay Packer legend Jerry Kramer has stood out — he was a lineman, as is Licht. And, for …