High School Sports

Longtime Dream Comes True for Newport’s New AD

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Newport — Even when Jeff Miller was immersed in the newspaper business for most of his adult life, he always had it in the back of his mind that he would like to be involved in coaching and working with young people. Now he has the best of both worlds. On Thursday night at the SAU 43 school board meeting, Miller was hired to be the Newport Middle High School …

Cardinals Power Up: Stevens High Gets Equipment for New Weight Room

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Claremont — The first of two deliveries of new weight room equipment arrived at Stevens High School on Thursday and was being assembled by the school’s strength and conditioning coach Brad Eaton, with the help of sophomores Logan Bateman and Solomon Cormier. “I’m pretty excited about it,” said Cormier, who along with Bateman …

Musical Chairs Is The Game at Newport

Monday, June 22, 2015

Newport — Many years ago, when Doug Beaupre was coaching and teaching at Hinsdale High School, there were nights on his way home to Meriden that he would make a stop at Stevens High’s Carr Gym. He would take a seat in the balcony, and watch and learn from Mike Hatt as he …

Plenty of Records Fall at Vermont Division IV Track Meet

Friday, June 5, 2015

Chester, Vt. — Cheslsea’s Abigail Mattoon needed a better game plan. After qualifying first in the 100-meter hurdles she did something perhaps she shouldn’t have done between qualifying day and the day of the Vermont Division IV state …

Lakers Ace Makes the Right Moves in Win

Friday, June 5, 2015

Sunapee — Baseball sometimes is a game of adjustments. The adjustment Sunapee pitcher Ben Robinson made after the first inning was instrumental in the Lakers’ 5-2 win over Nute Thursday in a New Hampshire Division IV first-round game. Robinson, called the best pitcher in the division by Nute …

Local Roundup: Late Woodsville Rally Stuns Pittsfield

Friday, June 5, 2015

Woodsville — Down, but certainly not out. Trailing by four heading into the bottom of the seventh inning in the first round of the New Hampshire Division IV playoffs on Thursday afternoon, the Woodsville baseball team exploded for five runs to walk off with a 7-6 victory over …

Lebanon Clipped in D-II Tennis Final

Friday, June 5, 2015

Bedford, n.h. — The Portsmouth High boys tennis team had soared through the regular season and through the Division II state tournament without facing a serious challenge, but the top-seeded Clippers finally found one in the finals against …

Lebanon Storms to D-II Girls Lacrosse Semis

Friday, June 5, 2015

Lebanon — The Lebanon High girls lacrosse team spotted visiting Gilford a pair of early leads Thursday before blowing the Golden Eagles away with five consecutive goals and prevailing, 12-3. The NHIAA Division III quarterfinal victory earned the …

Peoples Ends Rivendell’s Vermont Golf Title Reign

Friday, June 5, 2015

Killington, Vt. — Reigns end with Game of Thrones gore. They end with a silent coup d’etat. They end through neglect, decay, the failure to embrace change. And they end as Rivendell Academy saw its reign atop Vermont …

Stevens Doesn’t Look Far for Next Athletic Director

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Claremont — Doug Beaupre, who has been the athletic director at Newport High School for the past 12 years, has taken a similar position 10 miles west. Beaupre, 49, was confirmed as the new AD at Stevens High …

Local Roundup: Sunapee Softball All Business in Tourney Opener

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Sunapee — Opening games for top-ranked teams in state tournaments should be about taking care of business. That would make the Sunapee High girls softball squad a bunch of serious businesswomen. The top-ranked Lakers wasted no time dispatching No. 16 Hinsdale in Wednesday’s NHIAA Division IV opener. Rachel …

Hanover Tennis Sails to a Repeat

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Bedford, n.h. — The smile and the skull-and-bones tattoo on Rine Uhm’s face said it all. The smile reflected the joy of winning another state championship, the second New Hampshire Division II title in a row for the …

Vikings Ace Leaves Olympians Dizzy

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Suffering from the flu, ace Lyndon Institute pitcher Travvis Ferguson was forced to sit out Monday’s practice. The symptoms continued during the Vikings’ VPA Division II baseball postseason opener against Oxbow on Tuesday, yet it …