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Local Roundup: Hanover Runners Earn Sweep

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Hanover — The Hanover High girls cross country team has been hard to beat this season. The Marauders’ home opener Tuesday was their most dominant performance yet. Hannah Whitman won in 24 minutes, 25 seconds to lead a barrage Hanover runners in the front of the pack at Storrs Pond Recreation Area as the Marauders took the top nine spots in a win over Upper Valley foes Lebanon and Thetford. Kirsten Miller (29:39), Liza Goss (29:49), Finley Doyle (29:50) and Elsa Nordstrom (30:52) rounded out the top five as Hanover scored the minimum 15 points to clinch the win. Kaiya Adam (31:30), Bevin McDevitt (31:55) …

Coe-Brown Stops Lebanon Soccer in Battle of Unbeatens

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Lebanon — Lebanon and Coe-Brown entered their NHIAA Division II boys soccer showdown on Tuesday as the last undefeated squads in the league. Six minutes more, and they would have left that way, too. Isaac Nowland settled a flicked pass from his brother, Spencer, and clinked a 16-yard roller off the left goalpost …

Stevens Soccer Suffers First Defeat

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Claremont — There was no fairy godmother on this day. Recently, the Stevens High boys soccer team has shown a little magic, coming from two goals down to beat Conant and from three goals back to tie Kearsarge. But there were no magic wand to wave on Tuesday as Hillsboro-Deering punished Stevens 6-2. “This is who we are,” Cardinal coach Jason Stone said …

Local Rounup: Lebanon Boys Stay Unbeaten

Friday, September 12, 2014

Lebanon — Nate Gariepy scored twice in the span of a minute as the Lebanon High boys soccer team defeated Kennett 5-0 on Thursday. After Hugh Townsend headed home a Will Patch corner for the opening goal at …

Windsor Girls Soccer Defeats Bellows Falls in Overtime

Friday, September 12, 2014

Windsor — After failing to convert eight corner-kick opportunities in the second half, the Windsor High girls soccer team struck the golden goal in a more conventional way for a 2-1 overtime win over Bellows Falls on Thursday at MacLeay-Royce Field. Four minutes into overtime, Windsor junior forward …

Lebanon Golfers Thrilled With Their Funky Home Course

Friday, September 12, 2014

Lebanon — Quirky. Odd. Short. Bouncy. Capricious. Golfers have used those — and occasionally less flattering — adjectives to describe Carter Country Club for years. The Lebanon High golf team prefers a different descriptive. Home. After employing the …

Local Roundup: South Royalton Outlasts Chelsea in Score-Fest

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Chelsea — The South Royalton boys went to a soccer match on Wednesday, and a shooting gallery broke out. Sam Berk piled up five goals and Keanan Thompson made the game-winning strike the topper of a four-goal afternoon …

Stevens Field Hockey Earns Another Shutout

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Claremont — Patty Deschaine would like to make a habit of running 100 yards after each game. The Stevens High field hockey coach told her players any time they shut out an opponent, she would run the length of the field. So after Wednesday’s 4-0 shutout of Conant, …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Boys Soccer Survives Scare

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Manchester — What a difference a week makes. Seven days after beating Manchester West 6-1, the Raiders staged a furious late rally to edge West 3-2 in overtime. Lebanon (4-0) scored an equalizer with nine seconds left in …

Hanover Newcomer Finds Field Hockey to Her Liking

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

White River Junction — Julie Montgomery never played field hockey before this summer, but Hanover High is sure glad she came aboard. The athletic junior, whose best sport is ice hockey, beat two Hartford defenders late in the second half Tuesday, feeding teammate Georgina Stern for a 2-on-none …

Stevens Takes the Sixth: Cards Continue Their Progress On the Course

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Claremont — If Claremont Country Club has a signature hole, it’s No. 6. From an elevated tee, the 138 yards to the green look like a just well-placed 8 or 9 iron away. However, looming in the vision …

Local Roundup: Hanover Volleys to Victory

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Weare, n.h. — Riding a 20-point run of serve from junior Zoe McElwain during the second set, the Hanover High volleyball team opened its season with an emphatic 3-0 sweep of John Stark on Monday evening. The Marauders (1-0) prevailed by scores of 25-13, 25-5 and 25-20, and …

Marauders Going Orange for Haven

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Staff Reports Hanover — The Hanover High boys soccer team will suit up for today’s match with Londonderry in a shade of orange as part of a food drive to benefit the Haven’s community food shelf. According to an email from coach Rob Grabill, a recent discussion with …