High School Sports

Dartmouth's Eric Neiley. (Dartmouth College photograph)

Local Roundup: Hanover Boys End Regular Season on High Note

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Hanover — The surging Hanover High boys basketball team closed its regular season with a 46-36 victory over visiting Goffstown on Thursday night. The Marauders won six of their last eight games and to finish the regular season at 13-8 overall, 11-7 in New Hampshire Division II. Hanover now looks ahead to a probable home playoff game as the No. 8 seed in the Division II playoffs on Monday night against No. 9 seed Milford. The Marauders finished the regular season tied with the Spartansm but earned the eight seed by virtue of a 56-41 victory over the Milford in Hanover on Jan. 20. The …

Joyous Raptors: Rivendell Soars to Championship Game

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Barre, Vt. — While breaking away from any team huddle or timeout, the Rivendell Academy boys basketball team collectively shouts “All in!” — a phrase the Raptors say is indicative of their aggressive play and cohesiveness. During Thursday night’s 49-39 win over Lake Region in the VPA Division III semifinals, that all-in style …

Williamstown Thwarts Randolph’s Dramatic Comeback

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Barre, Vt. — Those Devils. They handed Randolph its only three losses last season, including a win in the state title game. And Thursday night, they did it again at the Aud, this time in the semifinals. But this time the second-seeded Galloping Ghosts of Randolph threw a major scare into third-seeded rival …

Local Roundup: Snow Doubt About KUA Hockey Victory

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Hebron, Maine — A long hockey game and a long, snowy drive home can so much more enjoyable when a victory comes along with it. The Kimball Union Academy girls hockey team staked host Hebron to a two-goal lead on Saturday before rallying for a 3-2 overtime win. …

Local Roundup: ‘Whitchester’ Girls Win for Coach

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Woodstock — This one’s for the coach. With head coach Dennis Wood out of action due to emergency gall bladder surgery, the Whitcomb-Rochester girls basketball team fought off Craftsbury for a 50-38 victory in the Vermont Division IV quarterfinals on Saturday afternoon at Woodstock Union High School. The …

State Crown Eludes Stevens Bowling

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Manchester — In pursuit of a rare state championship, the Stevens High School bowling team saw a two-games-to-none lead in the semifinals get swallowed up by Rochester’s Spaulding High in the NHIAA state tournament Saturday at Spare Time Lanes. Stevens entered the tourney as the top seed as …

Back to Barre: Ailing Thetford Prevails Over Windsor

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Thetford — The Thetford Academy girls basketball team is facing plenty of adversity at the moment, but none of the drama is coming on the court. Combating injury, illness and familial issues as well as No. 9 Windsor …

Local Roundup: Rivendell Rallies Past South Royalton

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Orford — The Rivendell Academy and South Royalton School boys basketball teams closed the regular season Friday night with a back-and-forth battle that saw the host Raptors earn a 58-49 victory over the visiting Royals. South Royalton outscored …

Newport Boys Rule Widsor

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Newport — An aggressive defense and 10 baskets from 3-point land sent Newport to a 59-48 win over Windsor in an across-the-river rivalry game at nearly-packed Wheeler Gym on Friday night. When Newport athletic director Doug Beaupre found out that Windsor had two open dates after Stevens decided …

Union Steward: Assistant Coach Keeps KUA On an Even Keel

Friday, February 20, 2015

Meriden — Proctor was on the prowl, and Woody Redpath was nervous. The Kimball Union Academy assistant boys hockey coach and former Hanover High star didn’t like what he saw on Wednesday as the teams flew back and …

Local Roundup: Raiders, Marauders Win Easily

Friday, February 20, 2015

Manchester — Joslin “JoJo” Wainwright had a season-high 20 points and added 14 rebounds as the Lebanon High girls basketball team defeated Manchester West 52-15 on Thursday night. Vanessa Fleury added nine points for Lebanon (14-5 overall, 12-4 New Hampshire Division II), which led 40-13 at the half …

Triple Threat: Brother Act Takes Woodstock by Storm

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Woodstock — Woodstock Union High boys hockey coach Charlie Hancock can sit down in his living room on any Thursday night, grab his television remote, lock onto any CBS affiliate and dial up The McCarthys, a situational comedy …

Local Roundup: Marauders Continue Push Toward Playoff Berth

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

West Lebanon — It’s vengeance on ice for the streaking Hanover High boys hockey team. The Marauders beat visiting St. Thomas 2-1 on Wednesday night for their fifth consecutive win to pull ever closer to a New Hampshire …