High School Sports

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Local Roundup: Last-Second Goal Lifts Lebanon Girls Hockey

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Nashua, n.h. — The Lebanon girls hockey team came out in the third period on a mission while down 4-1 on the road against Souhegan. It came down to a Grace Lindsay goal with one-tenth of a second remaining that gave the Raiders the 6-5 edge. For the first time all season, Lebanon is sitting at .500 with a 6-6 record. “The girls just came out, they were rocking and rolling and on a mission,” Lebanon coach Brad Shaw said. “We actually dominated the offensive zone in the second period. But we told them if they kept it up in the third they were going …

High School Roundup: Pysz Stop Helps Newport Go

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Newport — Sophomore Kennedy Pysz helped the Newport High girls basketball team get a last-second win on Friday night. But it wasn’t with a late basket. Pysz joined a double-team on a Winnisquam shooter, stole the basketball and dribbled it out of danger with 2 seconds to play, helping the Tigers win a …

Star Turn: Lebanon High’s Fleury Part of All-Star Showcase

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Lebanon — Kerri Terwilliger sat closest to the projector screen, at the far end of a rectangular table in Salt hill Pub’s party room in downtown Lebanon. She was the first to notice Lebanon High sophomore Michael Fleury as ESPN3 began its coverage of the 2016 U-17 International Bowl between USA Football and …

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 …

Marathon Meet: After Nine Hours, Oxbow Teams Settle for Second

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Northfield, Vt. — It came down to the wire for Oxbow High’s girls indoor track and field team on Saturday in its race for a state title against defending Vermont Division II state champion Rice Memorial. After nine …

High School Roundup: Hanover’s Stocken Rockin’ on the Slopes

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Waterville Valley, n.h. — David Stocken had a huge day on the slopes for the Hanover High ski team on Friday, winning both the boys slalom and giant slalom in a five-school race at Waterville Valley. Stocken dominated …

Raiders Lance Sabers: Lebanon Takes Key D-II Showdown

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Lebanon — Souhegan High girls basketball head coach Mike Heaney hadn’t seen anything like it in 12 years of coaching the game. Two points in the first quarter. That’s all the Sabers could muster through their first eight minutes. What was supposed to be a showdown of two …

Local Roundup: Hartford Boys Handle Springfield

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Springfield, Vt. — Entering the stretch run of the regular season, the Hartford High boys basketball team appears to be jelling at the right time. Playing cohesively on both sides of the floor, the Hurricanes dashed to a …

Local Roundup: Marauders Ground Hawks at the Last Second

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Exeter, n.h. — Seth Stadheim put the Hanover High boys hockey team in the win column at the last possible moment on Wednesday night. Intercepting a loose puck in the Marauders’ end, Stadheim went the length of the …

Mascoma Wrestling Hits the Mats: Royals Enjoying First Varsity Season

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

West Canaan — Willie Stone can’t imagine doing anything else in the winter. That’s not exactly something he saw himself saying four years ago. Stone was admittedly wary of Mascoma’s new club wrestling team, but the commitment to …

Local Roundup: Hanover Boys Back to Stun Merrimack Valley

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Penacook, n.h. — Down, but not out. The Hanover High boys basketball team was nearly run off the floor out of the gates during Tuesday night’s visit to Merrimack Valley, trailing 20-6 late in the first quarter. The …

Hartford Girls Fend Off Windsor

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Windsor — Hartford High held off a furious fourth-quarter comeback by Windsor on Tuesday night to eke out a 42-38 win in a Marble Valley League girls basketball game at Windsor High. The Hurricanes went into the final eight minutes with what looked like a comfortable 37-23 lead. …