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 …

Back Where He Belongs: Returning Chappell Gives Lakers a Spark

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Sunapee — Issaiah Chappell’s first Sunapee practice this season was a bit surreal. The team had already made a dent in New Hampshire Division IV play, keeping pace with the league’s top teams despite his absence. Mike Platt …

Local Roundup: SoRo Boys Survive Raptors

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Orford — The South Royalton School boys basketball program hasn’t enjoyed season-long success in a while, and coach Pete Howe’s biggest tasks remains teaching his Royals how to handle success. Nights like Monday won’t hurt Howe’s efforts. Four players contributed to a 7-for-10 stretch from the foul line …

They’re Just Wild About Harry: Windsor’s Ladue Wins 400th

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Windsor — Harry Ladue stepped onto Windsor High’s basketball court and addressed the crowd. He spoke of assistant coaches who have helped him along the way, of athletes and parents who have made a community that treats basketball …

Local Roundup: Windsor, Oxbow Athletes Win at Vt. Weight Throw

Monday, January 25, 2016

St. Johnsbury, Vt. — Windsor’s Katey Comstock and Oxbow’s Jake Senecal gave their respective indoor track and field teams a head-start on the state championship trail by winning the inaugural Vermont weight throwing championship on Saturday at St. …

H.S. Notebook: Hanover Graduate Is Top Golf Coach in Mo.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Evan Scobie spends his spring days ferrying his high school golf team all over the place. Trips can take up to 3½ hours and sometimes require overnight stays. His players work on their games with him and get his aid when it comes to seeking college opportunities. And …

Windsor, Land of Goaltenders: Gilman Siblings Tend Net at Out-of-Town Schools

Monday, January 25, 2016

Woodstock — Grady Gilman usually wakes up at 3:45 a.m. for 6 a.m. practices with the Woodstock High boys hockey team at Union Arena. Unlike his teammates, he needs to account for a half-hour commute. Grady and his …

Local Roundup: Rivendell Boys Hoops All Smiles

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Thetford — Despite a recent three-game losing streak, the Rivendell Academy boys basketball team entered Saturday’s must-win game at rival Thetford in light spirits. The Raptors were in an even better mood afterward. Owen Pelletier and Zack Gray …

Jacks Roll to Victory

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Springfield, Vt. — After the Windsor and Fair Haven High bowling teams had split the first two games of their best-of-three Baker final on Saturday at Springfield Bowl, Windsor senior Devon Campney was faced with a very difficult 1-3-10 split in the fifth frame of a match that …

Mascoma Edges White Mountains

Saturday, January 23, 2016

West Canaan — Scoring bursts in each half by freshman Dakota Decocq and junior Devin Duhaime helped the Mascoma High boys basketball team earn a tight 53-51 victory over visiting White Mountains on Friday night. With star Alex …

Local Roundup: South Royalton Sweeps Rivalry Series

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Sharon — The neighboring high school boys basketball teams from the South Royalton School and Sharon Academy met for a second time this season on Thursday night, the visiting Royals prevailing again, 49-41. Jake Kinnarney had 18 points …