High School Sports

Local Roundup: Stevens Girls Soccer Earns First Victory

Monday, August 31, 2015

Claremont — The Stevens High girls soccer team answered an early Conant goal with four of their own as the Cardinals went on to defeat the Orioles 5-3 Monday afternoon, bringing their early-season record to 1-1. Jazmyn Griffin completed a hat trick for the Cardinals, while Jenna Pond and Josie Lafreniere each added goals of their own in the victory. Stevens goalkeeper Amber Duford made nine saves. Conant’s Jordon Bamish, …

Back to the Chalkboard: Undaunted, Clary Hopes For a Windsor Field Hockey Rebuild

Monday, August 31, 2015

Windsor — When you are 66 years old, have been doing the same thing that you love for the last 42 years and it’s taken away from you, maybe there should be some anger, some resentment. Sandy Clary isn’t feeling it, however, even in the face of not having a field hockey team …

Local Roundup: Bronze for Cox At World Juniors

Monday, August 31, 2015

Singapore — Hannah Cox is coming home with a FINA World Junior Swimming Championships medal. The 17-year-old member of the Upper Valley Aquatic Club swim team closed junior worlds on Sunday by winning a bronze medal in her women’s 200-meter freestyle specialty. After two near-miss podium efforts earlier in the six-day meet, Cox shaved a hundredth of a second off her personal best …

It’s Growing on Him: Worrell Hopes Wasps Are Back to Usual Strength

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Woodstock — Ramsey Worrell stroked his salt-and-pepper beard after a Woodstock High football practice last week. He’s been working on the facial growth since last winter and is aiming to keep it for at least a year. The …

Hanover’s Hartman Gets U.S. Hockey Call

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Staff Reports Lake Placid, n.y. — Hanover High senior Matti Hartman has landed a spot on the United States under-18 select women’s hockey team thanks to her play in a USA Hockey festival in Lake Placid that ended on Sunday. A 5-foot-8, 140-pound center from Etna, Hartman was …

Geared Up: Mascoma Football Hopes to Work Smoothly

Friday, August 14, 2015

West Canaan — A day’s worth of practice was over and the underlying feeling was upbeat when Mascoma High’s football players filed off the field Wednesday. The first hints of dusk were in the sky and even the …

One More Time: New Hartford Coach Gives Field Hockey Another Shot

Thursday, August 13, 2015

White River Junction — There’s an appropriate phrase for this situation: Be careful what you wish for, because you might just get it. Heath Haskell had coached field hockey in three different places and was not sure he …

Gridiron Goodness

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

It’s only August, but the sounds of pads crashing are already beginning to reverberate around the Upper Valley. Yes, football season is right around the corner. In one photo, the Lebanon High football team works in drills during …

Local Roundup: Hartland’s Cox Swimming on World Stage

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

White River Junction — Hartland’s Hannah Cox is headed to the FINA World Junior Championships. And her Upper Valley Aquatic Club coach is going along for the ride. Cox this week accepted an invitation from USA Swimming to join the national junior team at worlds, which will run …

Teaching From Experience: Coach Traveled The Long Way to Guide Panthers

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Thetford — Parlen Modiba took two shots on the opposing goal, burying both in the back of the net. Thetford Academy hired Modiba this summer as its new varsity boys soccer coach. But when only seven players showed …

At Sunapee, Success Always Starts With an S

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Sunapee — It’s the little school that could. And does. Sometimes it’s hard to get your hands around something even when it occurs not too far from where you live. Sunapee baseball has a solid grip on NHIAA …

Local Roundup: Touchline Splits Championships at NHSC Finals

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Henniker, n.h. — The Touchline Soccer Club’s two boys squads in the New Hampshire Soccer Conference capped their summers on Saturday with a championship and a runner-up finish. Tim Alibozek struck for his team-best ninth goal of the season in the second half to break a 1-1 tie …

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. …