High School Sports

NHIAA Aims to Be Tech-Savvy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Concord — At the start of each workday, NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins and assistant Dave Rozumek say they spend 30-45 minutes brainstorming ways to make the organization’s website, nhiaa.org, more informative and user-friendly. Some time during the 2015-16 school year, it hopes to reveal the best version yet. Implementing “Schedule Star” software and other upgrades, the NHIAA is aiming to streamline the process of changing or viewing scheduling, scores …

Ready to Coach

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Macoma High soccer coach Ryan Limero gives instruction on corner kicks to his team during practice in West Canaan on Thursday before today’s season opener against Hillsboro-Deering. Limero, a third-grade teacher at Enfield Village School, is coaching his first season for Mascoma. Ryan played his secondary school soccer at the Dublin School. He …

Local Roundup: Hanover Golfers Rule in Opener

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Hanover — The Hanover High golf team opened its season in spectacular fashion, as all eight Marauders shot a 41 or lower in a sweep of Windham, St. Thomas and Hollis-Brookline at Hanover Country Club’s par-35 back nine. Phin Choukas led the Marauders with a 36, good enough for the medal,, followed by …

Local Roundup: Cox Fifth at Nationals; Dartmouth QB Transfers

Saturday, August 8, 2015

San Antonio — Another day, another personal best for Hartland’s Hannah Cox at the USA Swimming National Championships. Competing in her specialty event on Friday evening, the Kimball Union Academy senior produced a career-best time and fifth-place finish in the women’s 200-meter freestyle at the Northside Swim Center. …

High School Notes: ‘Good Baseball Man’ Takes Over in Hanover

Friday, August 7, 2015

Keene served John Grainger well when it came to baseball. His teams won Cal Ripken state championship three times in his youth. A hard-hitting catcher, Grainger went on to similar success at Keene High and Keene State College …

All Eyes on This Tiger: Newport Hires Alumnus as New Athletic Director

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Newport — To many high school sports fans, the duties and obligations of an athletic director are a bit mystifying. If there is no one selling hot dogs in the concession stand, is that the fault of the …

‘He Demanded Integrity’: Longtime Oxbow, Hanover Soccer Coach, Mentor Mike Callanan Dies

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

The Upper Valley soccer community is mourning the death of longtime coach and mentor Mike Callanan, who was found dead in his Hanover apartment on Saturday, the victim of an apparent heart attack. He was 72. Memorial services …

It’s Going Swimmingly: Pool Potential Grows for Hartland’s Cox

Monday, August 3, 2015

White River Junction — Here’s the thing about a stopwatch: Make it big enough, put it in the right place and people will notice the numbers on it, especially when they get low enough. The folks who follow …

Hanover Alum Makes Peace With Shrine Game

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Hanover — Standing outside Dartmouth College’s Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority on East Wheelock Street on Friday, Archie Gilchrist pointed to the room on the top floor that used to be his. Gilchrist was one of 10 inner-city students …

Vermont Up to Challenge, but N.H. Rules Again

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Castleton, Vt. — Players from NHIAA Division III schools might not attract as much notice as their brethren from larger institutions, but that didn’t stop a D-III contingent from contributing tremendously in Saturday’s Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl. Gilford’s …

New Hampshire Looks to Feast Again in Shrine Game

Friday, July 31, 2015

Castleton, Vt. — A New Hampshire practice for today’s Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl was the wrong place to be on Friday for someone skipping lunch. Three different quarterbacks called signals through an early afternoon passing drills, and most …

High School Notebook: Oxbow Stars Get Noticed at Summer Showcases

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Ah, summer. When a young man’s fancy turns to thoughts of sprint passes, dig routs and other things football. For the past few summers, Oxbow High football teammates Tristan Longmoore and Dametres Perry have linked up for summer …

Spreading the Wealth: Granite Staters Look to Soar in Spread Offense

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Castleton, Vt. — Matt Boone was in the middle of police cadet training at New Hampshire Technical Institute when he received the call that changed his summer. The Newport High slot receiver and defensive back’s cellphone rang during …