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High School Sports

Camel's Hump looms in the background as Rivendell's Jacob Perkins drives his ball from the fifth tee at the Country Club of Vermont during the VPA golf championship on June 4, 2014. Perkins is back this spring with the Raptors, who are looking to win their third Vermont Division III state title in a row.
Valley News file — Greg Fennell

Green and Growing: Vermont H.S. Golf Rosters Dotted With Youth

Monday, May 4, 2015

This spring may turn out to be a season of transition for the Upper Valley’s Vermont-based high school golf programs. Rivendell has been the story the past two springs. The Raptors enter as back-to-back Vermont Division III champions — the first such titles by a boys sports team at the interstate school district — and they have their eyes on …

Are Olympians Rebuilding, or Reloading?

Sunday, May 3, 2015

With winter finally in the rearview mirror, area high school softball teams are at long last hitting the diamond. Some teams are gearing up for a potential championship run, while others are dealing with a common malady — a low number of athletes playing softball due to increased participation in other spring sports. …

High School Roundup: Marauders Earn Crucial Win

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Portsmouth, n.h. — Senior JJ Daniell netted the game-winner with 9 minutes, 30 seconds remaining and the Hanover High girls lacrosse team played outstanding defensively throughout a 7-6 road win over Portsmouth on Saturday. The result avenges last week’s 12-8 home loss to the Clippers and improves the Marauders to 6-2, a half-game …

High School Track Preview: Athletes on a Race for More Titles

Sunday, April 26, 2015

In her 20th season coaching the Hartford High track and field program, Heather Scudder finally feels as though she has the numbers to compete for team accolades. The Hurricanes have 37 athletes this season, about double the typical …

Hanover Brings the Fun in Rout of Lebanon

Friday, April 24, 2015

Lebanon — There were plenty of days — heck, even weeks — in the not-so-distant past when the Hanover High softball team didn’t score double-digit runs. Not so Friday, as the visiting Marauders pounded arch-rival Lebanon, 17-5, at …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Lacrosse Senior Scores 200th Goal

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Concord — The milestones just keep on coming for Emily Perryman. The Lebanon High senior girls lacrosse attack scored her 200th career goal Thursday, an unassisted dagger early in the second half of an 11-1 win over the …

Stevens Honors Coaching Legend

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Claremont — Ralph Silva may be best known for coaching Hall of Fame catcher Carlton Fisk at Charlestown High School. But Silva was much more than that, and such thoughts were in the mind of many who turned …

St. Johnsbury Mows Down Hartford

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Wilder — A loud and prolonged roaring emanated from the lot adjacent to the Dothan Brook School athletic field Thursday, the ruckus caused by a couple of gentlemen racing riding lawnmowers. On the field itself, the Hartford High …

Local Roundup: Colby-Sawyer Ends 25-Game Losing Streak

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

New London —The Colby-Sawyer College baseball team broke a 25-game losing streak by winning its first game of the season Wednesday against visiting Thomas College of Maine. The Chargers, now 1-15 in North Atlantic Conference play, lost the …

Local Roundup: Hanover Lacrosse Gets Best of Maine Foe

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Hanover — Goalie Zander Lingelbach-Pierce had five saves, including one in the final 10 seconds Tuesday to thwart the visiting Yarmouth Clippers, 8-7, in the continuation of an interstate rivalry that has the teams traveling back and forth. …

Cardinals Senior Does It All in Win Over Yellowjackets

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Windsor — Following his six-inning no-hitter in Tuesday’s season-opening, 19-0 rout of Windsor, it didn’t take long for Stevens senior Chase Hussey to determine his favorite personal accolade from the game. It wasn’t the no-no, nor his 14 …

Hanover Girls Lacrosse Team Rolls

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Hanover — The Hanover High girls lacrosse team continued a strong start with a 16-2 win over Merrimack Valley on Monday that boosted the team to 3-0. Molly Seibel had five goals, Sophie Lubrano had three goals and one assist and Maddie Lyons had one goal and one …

Some Pointers

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Xandra Wishnefsky, left, a freshman, waits to throw a pitch as coach Deb Beach instructs freshman Kainat Altaf on how to bunt during the Lebanon junior varsity softball practice at Lebanon High on Monday. It was another soggy …