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Lebanon Post 22's Parker Thurston (16) gives Steve Cerrone a consoling fist bump after the latter grounded out Friday during a 3-0 loss to Dover in the junior American Legion state tournament.
Valley News — Tris Wykes

Dover Drops Lebanon in Jr. Legion Opener

Monday, July 28, 2014

Manchester — Steve Cerrone is a talented wrestler, but it was he and his Lebanon Post 22 Junior American Legion baseball teammates who were dropped Friday. Facing Dover Post 8 in the opening game of the state tournament at Gill Stadium, Post 22 was mowed down by lefthanded pitcher Evan Zuchowski, who struck out 17 batters in a command-performance 3-0 …

Post 22 Seniors Fall in Extras

Monday, July 28, 2014

Nashua, n.h. — Ryan Corderio delivered Mike Wasserman with a 12th-inning sacrifice fly as Dover Post 8 handed Lebanon Post 22 its first loss of the New Hampshire Senior American Legion state tournament on Friday, 2-1, at Holman Stadium. The defeat sends Post 22 (15-5) to a losers’ bracket contest this morning at 8 a.m. against Sweeney Post 2 of Nashua. Sweeney bounced …

Lebanon Post 22 Seniors Eliminated

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Nashua, n.h. — In some ways, Lebanon Post 22 coach Rob Woodward was happy to look back following his team’s 11-4 elimination loss to Manchester’s Sweeney Post 2 on Saturday morning at Holman Stadium in the New Hampshire Senior American Legion Baseball Tournament. Among the positives, Post 22 ran up a 14-4 record during the regular season to earn District A’s No. 1 …

Granite State Has a Blast at Make-a-Wish Hockey Game

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Burlington — “I had a blast. Oh my gosh, what a great experience.” Lebanon’s Micaela Schones may have been talking about her own personal experience in Saturday afternoon’s Make-A-Wish hockey Classic between New Hampshire and Vermont, but she …

Field Hockey Coaches See Strength, Vitality Growing in Sport

Saturday, June 28, 2014

By Poody Walsh Valley News Correspondent Castleton, Vt. — There was a time when there was a concern for the future of field hockey on high school campuses. There was a time when it looked like the sport …

Newport High Hires Three New Coaches

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Newport — The School Board on Thursday night approved the selection of three veteran coaches to run athletic programs at Newport High School starting this fall. Larry McElreavy was selected to replace Larry Carle as the Tigers’ football coach. McElreavy has a long history of college coaching, but …

Lebanon High Sprinter a Rookie in Name Only

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Lebanon — Having shown signs of brilliance since the third grade, sprinter Corinne Kennedy had long been on the radars of Lebanon High track and field coaches. Now that she’s grown to compete for the Raiders, her performances …

Kennedy a Heptathlon Champ

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Nashua, n.h. — And to think the rest of New Hampshire high school track and field still has another three years to figure out how to beat Corrine Kennedy. Kennedy, the freshman standout from the Lebanon High track …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Soccer Squads Top, Tie Touchline

Monday, June 23, 2014

Meriden — As soccer coaches, Rob Johnstone and Rob Grabill are no dummies. As much stock as they may put in the value of summer soccer, they weren’t going to let yesterday’s New Hampshire Soccer Conference twinbill between Johnstone’s Lebanon Soccer Club teams and Grabill’s Norwich-based Touchline squads …

Goalie for Hire: N.H. Keeper Fills in for Rival

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Hanover — Agreeing to join a game of darts is one thing. But agreeing to be the board? Hanover High goalie Emily Gougelet’s voluntary assignment on Saturday afternoon in the Twin State All Star Lacrosse Game, won by New Hampshire over Vermont, 25-9, might not have been quite …

By Don’s Early Light: Army of One Protests Coach’s Departure

Friday, June 20, 2014

White River Junction — Paul Keane is fed up, and he’s not going to take it any more. The former Hartford High English teacher and current member of the School Board was so upset over the news of …

Lebanon Track Athlete Earns Top Honor

Friday, June 20, 2014

Lebanon — By now, John Cioffredi knows all too well that his chosen sport is called track and field for a reason. Three older Cioffredi sisters made their names in the running half of the Lebanon High track …

By Don’s Early Light: Hartford Football Coach is Leaving Home

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Mike Stone is leaving home. The face of Hartford High football for more than a quarter-century, Stone is leaving his high school alma mater to start a new path he has yet to nail down. “I’m retiring from …