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High School Sports

Bullets Silence Windsor

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Windsor — Ever since BFA-Fairfax got into Vermont’s Division III football league, it has produced teams that like to run the ball on offense and take away the run on defense. And the Bullets always put a lot of beef on the line. On Saturday at MacLeay Royce Field, Fairfax brought seven interior lineman 200 pounds or better, worked the host Windsor Yellowjackets over for 48 minutes and left with …

OK Does the Trick: Hanover Girls Soccer Blanks Lebanon

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Lebanon — The Hanover High girls soccer team showed on Friday it can dominate even without performing at its best. Lackluster at times against rival Lebanon on the road, the Marauders scored once in each half and held off the youthful Raiders to prevail, 2-0. Kelly Brigham scored a late-first-half goal and Alexi …

Bow Twists Stevens

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Claremont — When Stevens coach Paul Silva first got a look at his 2014 schedule, he thought at the time that it might not be a good to play Bow in the second game of the season. He was right. The defending NHIAA Division III champions came into Barnes Park Friday night and held the Stevens offense to three first downs in routing …

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 …

Whitcomb Boys Making Selves at Home on Revamped Field

Monday, September 8, 2014

Bethel — The Whitcomb High boys soccer team has received major upgrades to its playing surface, but that’s only part of what the Hornets are excited about. They appear well-suited to improve their competitiveness on the field as …

Speedy Royals Race Past Twinfield

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Plainfield, Vt. — Turn on the jets. The South Royalton girls soccer team has an abundance of team speed this fall and displayed a dominant offensive game plan in beating host Twinfield 3-1 on Saturday afternoon. Madison Distel …