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‘He Demanded Integrity’: Longtime Oxbow, Hanover Soccer Coach, Mentor Mike Callanan Dies

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

The Upper Valley soccer community is mourning the death of longtime coach and mentor Mike Callanan, who was found dead in his Hanover apartment on Saturday, the victim of an apparent heart attack. He was 72. Memorial services are scheduled for 2 p.m. on Aug. 16 at the Church of Christ at Dartmouth College, according to Hanover High School boys …

It’s Going Swimmingly: Pool Potential Grows for Hartland’s Cox

Monday, August 3, 2015

White River Junction — Here’s the thing about a stopwatch: Make it big enough, put it in the right place and people will notice the numbers on it, especially when they get low enough. The folks who follow Hartland’s Hannah Cox and her pool exploits have noticed her for some time. The 17-year-old …

Hanover Alum Makes Peace With Shrine Game

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Hanover — Standing outside Dartmouth College’s Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority on East Wheelock Street on Friday, Archie Gilchrist pointed to the room on the top floor that used to be his. Gilchrist was one of 10 inner-city students — from Chicago, New York and elsewhere — who lived at the house in the …

Straight Ahead: A Young Kicker Boots the Ball the Old-Fashioned Way

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Like any teenaged football player, Hanover High sophomore Jake Licht has his NFL favorites. Out of all of them, Green Bay Packer legend Jerry Kramer has stood out — he was a lineman, as is Licht. And, for …

The Long Wait Ends: Wasps Go to Top of the Heap

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Woodstock — Woodstock Union High girls lacrosse coach Amanda Soule knew from her team’s first scrimmage this spring that Wasps were something special. She couldn’t predict that the squad would eventually capture the Vermont Division II title, of …

Undefeated, Times Two for Hanover Tennis

Friday, July 10, 2015

Following an unbeaten season and a state championship last year, everyone knew the Hanover High School girls tennis team would be good. But could they go unbeaten again and win another state title? They could, and they did. …

It’ll Be a Hoot: Newport’s Houde Getting Sports Double Duty at Keene State

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Lebanon — Andrew Houde strode to the plate at Lebanon High on Sunday, his 6-foot-4, 200-pound frame but a stick figure to his father, Scott, who watched from a parking lot beyond the center-field fence. Two runners were …

Local Roundup: Rumley Staying at Dartmouth Softball as Assistant Coach

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Hanover — Kristen Rumley’s first job after graduating from Dartmouth College won’t be taking her far from her alma mater. Rumley will go from star softball pitcher to assistant coach next season, as the Big Green named her …

Later Beats Never: Lebanon Post 22 Offense Overcomes Defense

Monday, July 6, 2015

Lebanon — The first half of Sunday’s 15-6 rout by Lebanon American Legion Post 22’s senior baseball team over visiting Keene Post 4 was all too familiar to pitcher Steve Cerrone. The hosts’ starter, a former Hartford High …

Lebanon Legion to Host Celebration of Vets

Monday, July 6, 2015

Lebanon — Lebanon Post 22’s American Legion baseball teams will hold a Salute to Veterans Day as part of a tripleheader scheduled for Sunday at Lebanon High School. Post 22’s senior team will open the day with an 11 a.m. contest with Laconia Post 1. A ceremony honoring …

Lebanon Legion Keeps Rolling With Win at Goffstown

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Goffstown — Andrew Houde provided seven solid innings of pitching, Chase Hussey got the job done in two innings of relief and the hitters made sure that an early lead was never lost as the Lebanon senior American Legion Post 22 baseball team defeated Goffstown, 6-4, on Thursday …

Local Roundup: Second-Half Stadheim Hat Trick Propels Touchline

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Staff Reports Norwich — Seth Stadheim’s first of three second-half goals broke a 2-2 tie and sent Touchline V to a 7-2 New Hampshire Soccer Conference win over Upper Valley United at Huntley Meadows on Wednesday night. Stadheim and Dominick DaCruz filled the nets with hat tricks for …

No Translation Necessary on the Court; International Players Impress Vt. High School Basketball Stars

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Woodstock — Basketball in summer? Why not? Especially when it’s this good. The Vermont Twin States team welcomes as much tough competition as it can get as it prepares for the upcoming all-star game against New Hampshire, and …