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Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Hockey Wins in Empire State

Friday, December 19, 2014

Massena, n.y. — A day that started by reliving a miracle ended with the Hanover High girls hockey team earning a 6-0 win over BFA-St. Albans at the Massena Tournament on Friday night. The Marauders held a morning skatearound at Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid, N.Y. Done with a warm-up in the building that laid witness to the 1980 “Miracle on Ice,” Hanover later set upon dispatching the Comets. Kelly Brigham put Hanover on the board in the first period with an unassisted goal. Ella Williams then capped a nice play, taking a breakaway off a blocked shot from her own blue line the …

Hopkinton Flies Over Stevens Boys

Friday, December 19, 2014

Claremont — Hopkinton, a team with 12 players who did not play varsity basketball before this season, might have not presented a crisp offensive game, but there was nothing wrong with its defense, as the Hawks kept the pressure on all night and came away with a 60-41 win over Stevens at Carr Gymnasium on Friday night. The Cardinals were playing their home …

Lebanon Cruises to Doubleheader Sweep of Hanover

Friday, December 19, 2014

Hanover — Given the various options for a ballhandling guard during a three-on-one break, Lebanon High sophomore K.J. Matte chose the one on Friday night that might come to define what this year’s Raiders are all about. He whipped a behind-the-back pass to a wide-open Greg Roberge, who calmly buried a 3-pointer in …

KUA Ties NMH

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Northfield, Mass. — Freshman Mia Brown’s goal with 46 second left in regulation lifted the Kimball Union Academy girls hockey team to a 1-1 tie with Northfield Mount Hermon on Wednesday. Brown’s tally came on the power play after a turnover by the Hoggers. Maddie Long was in …

Ainge, KUA Nip PA

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Staff Reports Meriden — With Crew Ainge pouring in a game-high 27 points, the Kimball Union Academy boys basketball team opened its home schedule with a tight 64-60 win over Proctor Academy on Monday. Ross Gerber aided the Wildcats (2-1) with 11 points, and Moses Toriola contributed down …

Local Roundup: Ghosts Scare Canes in Opener

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Randolph — Back and forth it went from the start in a season-opening duel between the Randolph and Hartford girls basketball teams. The Galloping Ghosts emerged in the end, beating the visiting Hurricanes 30-29 on Saturday afternoon. Hartford …

Local Roundup: Rivendell Girls Roll

Friday, December 5, 2014

Orford — Tayo Ameden exploded for 26 points as the Rivendell Academy girls basketball team got its season started with resounding 51-32 victory over visiting Twin Valley on Friday night. The Raptors led 31-13 at halftime on the …

Newport Girls Shine in Season Opener

Friday, December 5, 2014

Claremont — In a game that featured two coaching staffs with a solid Stevens High connection, it was the play of Newport junior Stephanie Carl that took the spotlight, as the Tigers used a strong finish to post …

Dartmouth Women Take Positives From Tie

Friday, December 5, 2014

Hanover — Period by period, game by game, the Dartmouth College women’s hockey team moves toward proving that its woeful 2013-14 season was only a hiccup and not a sign of deeper ill health. The Big Green rallied …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Hockey Wins Opener in OT

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

St. Johnsbury, Vt. — Steven Townley’s goal 12 seconds into overtime lifted the Woodstock Union High boys hockey team to a 6-5 win over St. Johnsbury on Wednesday night in the season opener for both teams. Connor McCarthy …

This Is How We Do It

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Adam Boffey, the new coach for the Thetford Academy boys basketball team, demonstrates a shooting drill for the team during a practice at the school gym on Tuesday. Boffey, a Thetford alum, said this is the first time …

Season Of Hits Harmful: Study Focuses on Youth Concussions

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Boston — A single high school football season of heavy hits, even without a concussion, led to observable brain abnormalities in a study, the latest evidence to raise questions about the long-term consequences of the popular game. The findings from 24 high school athletes suggest that a series …

Assessment Season

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Lebanon High School girls hockey coach Brad Shaw, left, and assistant coach Brad Whitaker scrutinize athletes during the Raiders’ tryout session at Campion Rink in West Lebanon on Monday night. Six freshman tried out to join the rest …