High School Sports

Hartford's Nate Lemieux. (Valley News - Tris Wykes)

Canes Senior Hits 100: Hartford’s Lemieux Reaches Milestone in Win

Sunday, February 14, 2016

White River Junction — Nate Lemieux never even pondered the notion of reaching 100 career points until a couple weeks ago. During Saturday’s game against Missisquoi Valley Union, it was impossible for the senior to push out of his mind. Lemieux became the 10th Hartford High boys hockey player to reach the century mark, netting a pair of assists in the Hurricanes’ 4-0 win over the Thunderbirds at Wendall A. Barwood Arena. He’s the second Hartford player in three years to achieve the milestone and fifth since 2008. Lemieux was blanked in the first period before registering one secondary assist in each of the remaining …

High School Roundup: Shorthanded Lebanon Stops Brady-Trinity

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Concord — Lebanon High girls hockey is starting to look like the little team that can. Suiting up just eight healthy skaters after losing another player to concussion observation, the Raiders still piled 44 shots on the Bishop Brady-Trinity net on Saturday night and came away with a 4-3 win over the Giant …

Local Roundup: Sunapee Skier Scoops Up the Medals

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Lincoln, n.h. — If there was a color of medal for her to win on Friday, Sunapee High’s Maddie Austin made sure she came home with it. The Laker ski racer picked up a gold, silver and bronze in a variety of capacities during the NHIAA Division IV girls alpine ski championship at …

From Hope to Reality: Lebanon’s Faith in Rookie Goalie Pays Off

Thursday, February 4, 2016

West Lebanon — Hope Brown didn’t know how to skate five months ago. Goalie pads were unfamiliar to her, hockey equipment seemed big and bulky and confusing. She had never played hockey recreationally and barely had spent time …

Local Roundup: KUA Girls Dominate at Home Again

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Meriden — Taylor Soule had a game-high 19 points for KUA in its 50-37 win over Deerfield on Wednesday at home, extending its winning streak to four games. Ella Bankert added 16 points and Christina Ryan added nine …

Windsor Boys Take a Thriller

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Windsor — Seth Balch hit eight 3-pointers as part of a 27-point night to keep Windsor in the game, then Michael Bradley hit another one at the buzzer to give the Yellowjackets a bite-your-nails 68-65 win over Hartford on Wednesday night. A lot of people must have anticipated …

Local Roundup: Locals Split CVC Cross Country Ski Titles

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Strafford — The Lebanon High boys and Hanover High girls came home with Connecticut Valley Conference cross country skiing championships on Tuesday without the benefit of celebrating an individual victory. Instead, the Raiders and Marauders did a good …

Versatile Mascoma Prevails at Stevens’ Expense

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Claremont — Playing what coach Jim Barry thought was perhaps his team’s best game of the year, the Mascoma High boys basketball team — using backdoor passes and an in-your-face defense — led by as many as 19 points before settling for an impressive 64-55 win over Stevens …

Lebanon Boys Basketball Running On All Cylinders

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Lebanon — In the middle of the third quarter, with the game well in hand, Lebanon High’s Matthew Eylander took it upon himself to keep the pressure on Plymouth’s offense. Diving for a loose ball headed out of bounds, the Raider sophomore went crashing into the scorer’s table …

Local Roundup: Raiders Win at N.H. Track Tuneup

Monday, February 1, 2016

Durham, n.h. — Wins for Corrine Kennedy and Kath Merchant and Marcus Roper’s second-place finish in the boys shot put highlighted limited participation by the Lebanon and Hanover indoor track and field teams in Sunday’s visit to the final regular-season New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association meet, held at …

High School Roundup: Thetford Boys Sweep Oxbow

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Bradford, Vt. — Once again, a strong performance against rival Oxbow was the antidote to the Thetford Academy boys basketball team’s losing streak. Panthers junior Connor Brown scored a career-best 30 points as the Panthers won 70-58 at …

Marathon Meet: After Nine Hours, Oxbow Teams Settle for Second

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Northfield, Vt. — It came down to the wire for Oxbow High’s girls indoor track and field team on Saturday in its race for a state title against defending Vermont Division II state champion Rice Memorial. After nine …

High School Roundup: Hanover’s Stocken Rockin’ on the Slopes

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Waterville Valley, n.h. — David Stocken had a huge day on the slopes for the Hanover High ski team on Friday, winning both the boys slalom and giant slalom in a five-school race at Waterville Valley. Stocken dominated …