High School Sports

Lebanon head coach Michael Haxton celebrates with Terran Campbell, left, and Max Reed, right, after their doubles win against Oyster River 8 - 1 at the CCBA in Lebanon, N.H. Thursday, May 28, 2015. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Raiders Reach Finals: Lebanon Boys Tennis Tops Oyster River for First N.H. Championship Visit

Friday, May 29, 2015

Lebanon — Max Reed was nervous, hadn’t slept much the night before. The Lebanon High senior had no idea what to expect in his No. 1 singles match against Oyster River freshman Henry Bulkley on Thursday as the Raiders sought their first-ever berth in the NHIAA Division II state finals. But Reed had heard that his young opponent’s textbook groundstrokes …

Local Roundup: Oxbow Softball Backs Bourgeois’ 100th K With Offense

Friday, May 29, 2015

Lyndonville, Vt. — The relentless offensive attack of the Oxbow softball team pounded out 23 hits en route to beating host Lyndon 19-4 on Thursday afternoon. Sophomore pitcher Mary Bourgeois scattered 12 hits but struck out five, including her 100th strikeout of the season, while allowing three earned runs to pick up the …

Hanover Hosting Alumni Game

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Hanover — The Hanover High baseball program is seeking former Marauders of all ages to take part in an alumni game scheduled for June 20 at 1 p.m. on the Dresden Athletic Fields diamond. A post-game cookout is also scheduled to be part of the day. The cost to participate is $20 to cover food and a commemorative T-shirt and $10 for those …

Post 22 Meeting Set

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Staff Reports Lebanon — Lebanon American Legion Post 22 will hold an organizational meeting for the upcoming New Hampshire American Legion baseball season on June 7 at 4 p.m. at Post 22’s home at 189 Mechanic Street in Lebanon. The meeting is for prospective players and their parents. …

Local Roundup: Hanover Softball Makes Playoff Push

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Norwich — “Win streak” and “state tournament” are two phrases that haven’t often been associated with Hanover High softball in the past. Coach Mike Landau is optimistic both are about to become part of the Marauders’ vocabulary. Amana …

Stevens Baseball Grounded by Hopkinton

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Claremont — It was a bad day for Stevens High baseball even before the game began. It didn’t get any better once play started. Brandon Bell, who was supposed to start at first base, suffered a concussion during …

Mount Anthony’s Comeback Deflates Woodstock

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Woodstock — Balloons attached to a chain link fence bobbed in the breeze Wednesday as part of the Woodstock High boys lacrosse’s team’s senior day festivities. By afternoon’s end, however, visiting Mount Anthony had let the air out …

‘A Good Run’: Longtime Hartford Coach Calls It a Career

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

White River Junction — After earning career win No. 300 last fall, 28-year Hartford High field hockey coach Heather Scudder was soon asked about her plans for retirement. She had none, but that changed at some point this …

Local Roundup: Hanover Baseball Wins in Extra Innings

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Hanover — Down by a run heading into the bottom of the eighth inning, the Hanover High baseball team rallied to win 8-7 in walk-off fashion over Manchester West on Tuesday afternoon. Trailing 7-6 after allowing a run …

Raptors Thrown a Curve: Off-Speed Pitching Serves South Royalton Baseball Well

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Orford — Things really worked for Dalton McDougall. For six innings against Rivendell, the sophomore pitcher for South Royalton High was in control of a nasty curveball that helped him and his hard-hitting teammates breeze to a 9-4 …

Local Roundup: Hartford Baseball Drops First of Season

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

White River Junction — Be careful for what you wish, as the Hartford High baseball team found out Monday during a 4-2 loss to Mount Anthony. The setback was the Hurricanes’ first of the season, dropping them to …

Jacks Honor 1975 Team, Bow to Rutland

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Windsor — Apparently, a loss at Hanover helped fuel Windsor’s drive to the Vermont state baseball championship in 1975. On Saturday, before Windsor’s game with visiting Rutland, the Yellowjackets’ state championship team of ’75 was honored, and there …

Keepers of the Flame: Private School Outduels Hanover for Top Prize

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Hanover — The Fullington Flame is staying with Tabor Academy. In the 10th annual regatta between Hanover High and Tabor, a private school located on Massachusetts’ south coast, the Seawolves swept five boys races and won one of …