High School Sports

Hanover Hosting Alumni Game

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Hanover — The Hanover High baseball program is seeking former Marauders of all ages to take part in an alumni game scheduled for June 20 at 1 p.m. on the Dresden Athletic Fields diamond. A post-game cookout is also scheduled to be part of the day. The cost to participate is $20 to cover food and a commemorative T-shirt and $10 for those joining for the cookout only. Hanover coach …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Tennis Left in the Dark

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Hanover — It’s not often that indoor tennis matches are halted on account of darkness, but that was the case Wednesday for the Hanover High and Windham girls teams, which were roughly 30 minutes into their NHIAA Division II quarterfinal match when Dartmouth College’s Boss Tennis Center lost power. “Everyone was wondering what …

Just a Scouting Mission: Rivendell Second in Section, Returns to States

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Brattleboro, Vt. — Say this about Rivendell Academy golf coach Justin Bonnett: He’s no Dale Earnhardt. It isn’t about the wheels, a given since Bonnett’s preferred mode of transportation (a golf cart) would be laughable competition for the late Intimidator’s NASCAR Chevrolets. What Bonnett gets that Earnhardt sometimes didn’t is context: Earnhardt considered …

Having a Net-Together: Hurricanes Make Do With Co-Op Unit

Friday, May 15, 2015

White River Junction — Iris Berezin has seen a lot of things in 32 years of coaching Hartford High tennis, but nothing like what this spring has brought. Out of necessity, the school combined its boys and girls …

Local Roundup: Lakers Top Rams in Eight Innings

Friday, May 15, 2015

Sunapee — The Sunapee High softball team improved to 10-2 with a 6-5 win over Nute as Rachel Malanga delivered the winning run with a base hit in the bottom of the eighth inning. The Lakers grabbed an …

Learning on the Job: Rebuilding Wasps Receive a Tough Lesson From Mounties

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Woodstock — It was just one of those days for Woodstock High baseball — another one of those days. Lack of experience, a lack of concentration at times that led to errors and missed plays, and a hot …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Junior Scores 100th Goal

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Manchester, Vt. — Lauren Kaija struck for her 100th career goal to help the Woodstock Union High girls lacrosse team to a dominant second-half showing in a 14-10 victory at Burr & Burton on Thursday afternoon. Kaija, a …

Local Roundup: Whitcomb Softball Rallies Past Black River

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Bethel — The Whitcomb High softball team trailed, 8-5, going into the bottom of the seventh inning and turned what was shaping up to be a disappointing loss into a thrilling 9-8 win over Black River on Wednesday. …

The Swing Is the Thing in Stevens’ Win

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Newport — When Ryan Napsey was a freshman and the late Ralph Silva was an assistant coach on the Stevens High baseball team, the veteran mentor took one look at Napsey’s swing and said: “Don’t change a thing. …

Local Roundup: Kennedy, Raiders Solid at CVC North Track Meet

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Windsor — Local athletes made their marks on Tuesday when 10 schools converged on Windsor High’s Murphy-Morse Oval for the Connecticut Valley Conference North track and field meet. In the girls 200-meter dash, Lebanon’s Corinne Kennedy was first …

Oxbow Softball Conquers Twinfield

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — After a hiccup to start the season, the Oxbow Union High School softball team is beginning to look equally as strong as any Olympian team in recent memory. Oxbow mercy-ruled visiting Twinfield on Tuesday, 18-3 in five innings, the O’s fifth straight win since a …

Local Roundup: Raptors Rule the Fairway

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Quechee — With the high school golf season winding toward the postseason, Mid Vermont Christian School co-coach Gary Ott can breathe easier. He now has a team. Hosting three schools on the Quechee Club’s Highland course front nine, …

Newport Softball Slips Past Sunapee

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Sunapee — The Sunapee High softball team was poised for a come-from-behind victory in the last of the seventh inning on Monday. Trailing Newport 5-3 when they came up for their last raps, the Lakers scored once and had runners on second and third with no outs and …