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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 …

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 …

U-32 Rumbles Past Oxbow Football

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — The Oxbow Union High football team was beaten and beaten up Saturday, losing several starters to injury and illness during a 26-7 loss to visiting U-32 that dropped the Olympians to 0-2 this season. One …

Local Roundup: Windsor Girls Soccer Cruises in Opener

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Windsor — Scoring early and often in their season debut, the Windsor High girls soccer team beat visiting Long Trail 9-2 on Friday afternoon. Maryam Orogi led the attack with four goals and two assists for the Jacks. …

Lebanon Steps Up, Wins Football Opener

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Lebanon — The Lebanon High football team had just short-circuited a promising possession with a bad shotgun snap when a Raider assistant coach summed up what could have been the point of view for visiting Laconia as well …

Middlebury Growls at Hartford Football

Saturday, September 6, 2014

White River Junction — For the second straight week, the Middlebury Union High football team used big plays to make quick work of its opponent. The defending state champion Tigers scored five touchdowns on plays of 49 yards or longer, knocking off Hartford 34-14 Friday night in a …

Woodstock Runs Over Springfield for 33rd Straight Victory

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Springfield, Vt. — Before Friday night’s game began, Woodstock coach Ramsey Worrell knew what kind of team he had, but was not sure what kind of team Springfield was going to be putting on the field. “I really don’t what to expect, but I like the coach and …

A New Voice At Mascoma

Friday, September 5, 2014

West Canaan — Legendary baseball manager Casey Stengel was known as “The Old Perfessor” and that nickname could fit new Mascoma High football coach Les Lawrence as well. After all, he’s nearly 60, teaches for a living and …

Local Roundup: Newport Golfer Bags First Career Medal

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Bethlehem, n.h. — A long trip to New Hampshire’s North Country was well worth it for Newport High golfer Dawson Campbell on Thursday. The junior earned his first career medal, shooting a 2-over-par 37 on the front nine …

Terriers Hang On to Knock Off Yellowjackets

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Windsor — When it was over, Windsor High’s field hockey team wished there was more time on the clock, while Bellows Falls was really glad when the final horn sounded. Bellows Falls threw all the punches in the first half and Windsor jabbed away in the second half, …