High School Sports

NHIAA Aims to Be Tech-Savvy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Concord — At the start of each workday, NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins and assistant Dave Rozumek say they spend 30-45 minutes brainstorming ways to make the organization’s website, nhiaa.org, more informative and user-friendly. Some time during the 2015-16 school year, it hopes to reveal the best version yet. Implementing “Schedule Star” software and other upgrades, the NHIAA is aiming to streamline the process of changing or viewing scheduling, scores …

Ready to Coach

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Macoma High soccer coach Ryan Limero gives instruction on corner kicks to his team during practice in West Canaan on Thursday before today’s season opener against Hillsboro-Deering. Limero, a third-grade teacher at Enfield Village School, is coaching his first season for Mascoma. Ryan played his secondary school soccer at the Dublin School. He …

Local Roundup: Hanover Golfers Rule in Opener

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Hanover — The Hanover High golf team opened its season in spectacular fashion, as all eight Marauders shot a 41 or lower in a sweep of Windham, St. Thomas and Hollis-Brookline at Hanover Country Club’s par-35 back nine. Phin Choukas led the Marauders with a 36, good enough for the medal,, followed by …

From HHS to USA: Marauders’ Hartman Named to U18 Team

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Hanover — A person faced with the knowledge of coming up short of a desired goal can react one of two ways. She can accept the decision and move on. Or she follow Matti Hartman’s example over the …

It’s Growing on Him: Worrell Hopes Wasps Are Back to Usual Strength

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Woodstock — Ramsey Worrell stroked his salt-and-pepper beard after a Woodstock High football practice last week. He’s been working on the facial growth since last winter and is aiming to keep it for at least a year. The …

Hanover’s Hartman Gets U.S. Hockey Call

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Staff Reports Lake Placid, n.y. — Hanover High senior Matti Hartman has landed a spot on the United States under-18 select women’s hockey team thanks to her play in a USA Hockey festival in Lake Placid that ended on Sunday. A 5-foot-8, 140-pound center from Etna, Hartman was …

Geared Up: Mascoma Football Hopes to Work Smoothly

Friday, August 14, 2015

West Canaan — A day’s worth of practice was over and the underlying feeling was upbeat when Mascoma High’s football players filed off the field Wednesday. The first hints of dusk were in the sky and even the …

One More Time: New Hartford Coach Gives Field Hockey Another Shot

Thursday, August 13, 2015

White River Junction — There’s an appropriate phrase for this situation: Be careful what you wish for, because you might just get it. Heath Haskell had coached field hockey in three different places and was not sure he …

Gridiron Goodness

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

It’s only August, but the sounds of pads crashing are already beginning to reverberate around the Upper Valley. Yes, football season is right around the corner. In one photo, the Lebanon High football team works in drills during …

Local Roundup: Hartland’s Cox Swimming on World Stage

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

White River Junction — Hartland’s Hannah Cox is headed to the FINA World Junior Championships. And her Upper Valley Aquatic Club coach is going along for the ride. Cox this week accepted an invitation from USA Swimming to join the national junior team at worlds, which will run …

Teaching From Experience: Coach Traveled The Long Way to Guide Panthers

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Thetford — Parlen Modiba took two shots on the opposing goal, burying both in the back of the net. Thetford Academy hired Modiba this summer as its new varsity boys soccer coach. But when only seven players showed …

At Sunapee, Success Always Starts With an S

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Sunapee — It’s the little school that could. And does. Sometimes it’s hard to get your hands around something even when it occurs not too far from where you live. Sunapee baseball has a solid grip on NHIAA …

Local Roundup: Touchline Splits Championships at NHSC Finals

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Henniker, n.h. — The Touchline Soccer Club’s two boys squads in the New Hampshire Soccer Conference capped their summers on Saturday with a championship and a runner-up finish. Tim Alibozek struck for his team-best ninth goal of the season in the second half to break a 1-1 tie …