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High School Sports

Coronis Sends Tigers To 7-1 Defeat of Royals

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Staff Report Newport — Spencer Coronis limited Mascoma batters to just three hits and used an early offensive burst to guide the Newport High baseball team to a 7-1 win over the Royals in a Memorial Day contest at Billy Bates Field. Coronis cruised through a complete-game effort for his third win in four decisions this season. The senior struck out six and walked just two, and the one run …

Newport Softball Gets Better of Mascoma

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Newport — During the fourth inning of Monday’s softball game between Newport and Mascoma, a coiled hose behind the visitors’ bench suddenly sprang a leak, spraying bystanders and prompting Tigers infielder Katrina Batista to jog over and turn off the tap. If only the Royals could have done something similar with the hosts’ …

Hartford Softball Outlasts Hanover

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Norwich — Too much softball in too little time makes for too many mistakes. Such was the discovery of the Hartford and Hanover High softball teams Saturday, when they clashed at Huntley Meadows, a contest won 6-4 by the visiting Hurricanes. The squads combined for eight physical errors, several mental blunders and left …

Another Close One, And Cougars Prevail

Friday, May 8, 2015

Lebanon — Picking up where they left off, the Lebanon High and Kearsarge girls lacrosse teams contested the latest in a string of tight games Friday, the visiting Cougars prevailing, 9-8. The back-and-forth affair was tied at halftime …

Raiders Roar Back: Down 7-0, Lebanon Rallies for Big Win Over Hanover

Friday, May 8, 2015

Lebanon — It was like Floyd Mayweather-vs.-Manny Pacquiao, with much less hype — and much more back-and forth. In a classic between bitter rivals on a summer-like day at Lebanon High School, the host Raiders batted around in …

Local Roundup: Hornets Rally Past Royals

Friday, May 8, 2015

Bethel — The Whitcomb High softball team trailed until the sixth inning, when the Hornets tied it and then won it in the seventh, beating South Royalton, 5-4. In the sixth, Krista Townsend doubled with one out, and …

Cardinals Unseat Royals

Thursday, May 7, 2015

West Canaan — To make up for numerous early season washouts, the Stevens High and Mascoma baseball teams are squeezing in at least five or six games within a week or so. Play itself was tight for much …

Lebanon Finding Right Mix

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Lebanon — What a difference a year can make. Roughly 12 months ago, the Lebanon High boys lacrosse team hacked and whacked its way to early-season infamy, piling up penalties, having a player suspended after a mid-game scuffle …

SoRo Outlasts Hornets

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

South Royalton ­— South Royalton won a slugfest over Whitcomb, 14-11, on Tuesday as Sam Berk went 4-for-5 with one RBI and four runs scored, Darrin Kennedy was 2-for-4 with three RBIs, and Nicholas Howe had an RBI double for South Royalton. Justin Brock came on in relief …

Thetford Hits a Perfect 10

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Bradford, Vt. ­— After a sluggish start to the season, the Thetford Academy baseball team has turned to slugging for the remedy. The Panthers cranked a season-high 16 hits in a 10-6 win at Oxbow on Tuesday, their …

Despite Setbacks, Hartford Sees Future in Lacrosse

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Wilder — Moments before the second half’s opening faceoff between the Hartford High and Woodstock’s boys lacrosse teams Tuesday, Hurricanes coach Bill Elberty called across the sideline substitution box to friend and Wasps boss Brandon Little. “Is it …

Hartford Baseball Improves to 7-0

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

White River Junction — Playing on a freshly remade infield, the Hartford High baseball team laid out visiting U-32 on Monday, 8-2. The victory pushed the Hurricanes’ record to 7-0, with upcoming road games at Windsor today, at …

Warm as the Weather: Hanover Girls Tennis Stretches Winning Ways

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Hanover — The Hanover girls tennis team won another one, extending its unbeaten streak to 24 matches with a 7-2 victory over previously unbeaten Bishop Brady on Monday. But this time the Marauders didn’t have to bundle up. …