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Local Roundup: Retooled Woodsville Upends Gorham

Friday, September 19, 2014

Woodsville — A little lineup shuffling and some heady work helped the Woodsville High boys soccer team get back on track Thursday. The Engineers scored twice on crossing pass headers and previous defender Ty Brown played strong at goalie as Woodsville knocked off visiting Gorham, 3-1. The result left behind a much more palatable taste for the Engineers (4-2), who’d allowed the tying goal with eight seconds left in an …

Sunapee Girls Win Rivalry Game in OT

Friday, September 19, 2014

Sunapee — The Sunapee High girls soccer team has one target every season — Derryfield. Even when the Sunapee girls beat Woodsville for the Division IV state championship last fall, the win over Derryfield in the semifinals seemed to be more satisfying. That feeling between the two teams has been going on for …

Stevens Boys Soccer Team Rallies Around a Special Fan

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Claremont — This is the story of a special kid, a special community and a special night. It’s a sports story that has nothing to do with scores or saves. Instead it’s all about love and compassion. Nick Coombs may be a special needs kid, but to most everyone in this city, he’s …

Woodstock Runs Over Springfield for 33rd Straight Victory

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Springfield, Vt. — Before Friday night’s game began, Woodstock coach Ramsey Worrell knew what kind of team he had, but was not sure what kind of team Springfield was going to be putting on the field. “I really don’t what to expect, but I like the coach and …

A New Voice At Mascoma

Friday, September 5, 2014

West Canaan — Legendary baseball manager Casey Stengel was known as “The Old Perfessor” and that nickname could fit new Mascoma High football coach Les Lawrence as well. After all, he’s nearly 60, teaches for a living and …

Local Roundup: Newport Golfer Bags First Career Medal

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Bethlehem, n.h. — A long trip to New Hampshire’s North Country was well worth it for Newport High golfer Dawson Campbell on Thursday. The junior earned his first career medal, shooting a 2-over-par 37 on the front nine …

Terriers Hang On to Knock Off Yellowjackets

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Windsor — When it was over, Windsor High’s field hockey team wished there was more time on the clock, while Bellows Falls was really glad when the final horn sounded. Bellows Falls threw all the punches in the first half and Windsor jabbed away in the second half, …

Woodstock Soccer Rides Wing and a Prayer

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Woodstock — Should either the Hartford or Woodstock girls soccer teams become scoring machines this fall, chances are a wing ding will have gotten them there. Early in the season, both the Hurricanes and Wasps appear to have …

Local Roundup: Overtime PK Lifts Whitcomb Past South Royalton

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

South Royalton — Circumstances put Whitcomb’s Brianna Hillier on the spot on Wednesday afternoon. So Hillier did what any good soccer player would do — she nailed the winning penalty kick at 7:56 of overtime to give the …

Local Roundup: Hanover Golfers Edge Lebanon

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Hanover — The Hanover High golf team didn’t shoot as well Tuesday as it had in a season-opening win last week, but placing five in the top seven against visiting rival Lebanon and Pembroke was just enough for …

Stevens Boys Soccer Rolls Past Franklin

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Claremont — Stevens High’s Daniel Croteau is one of the top soccer players in New Hampshire Division III, but in the season’s first two games, the striker has yet to have to show his stuff, as the Cardinals won their matches by a combined score of 18-1. Stevens, …

Hartford Rolls in Opener

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Quechee — A senior veteran and several newcomers — including the head coach — combined to lift the Hartford High boys soccer team to a 5-0 blanking of Springfield in the Hurricanes’ season opener on Saturday. Senior Connor …

Windsor Football Drops Opener

Sunday, August 31, 2014

North Clarendon, Vt. — Quarterback Mike Morgan was sensational in his debut running the Mill River offense and he piloted a second half surge by the Minutemen to overcome Windsor 27-20 in the season opener for both teams on Saturday. Morgan rushed for three touchdowns, threw for another …