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Lebanon Goalkeeper Hannah Landstrom kicks the ball after a Hanover shot on goal during the Hanover at Lebanon girls soccer game in Lebanon, N.H., on September 19, 2014. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

OK Does the Trick: Hanover Girls Soccer Blanks Lebanon

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Lebanon — The Hanover High girls soccer team showed on Friday it can dominate even without performing at its best. Lackluster at times against rival Lebanon on the road, the Marauders scored once in each half and held off the youthful Raiders to prevail, 2-0. Kelly Brigham scored a late-first-half goal and Alexi Kim added insurance on a direct kick …

Bow Twists Stevens

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Claremont — When Stevens coach Paul Silva first got a look at his 2014 schedule, he thought at the time that it might not be a good to play Bow in the second game of the season. He was right. The defending NHIAA Division III champions came into Barnes Park Friday night and held the Stevens offense to three first downs in routing …

Local Roundup: Yellowjackets Hit Accelerator, Bust Rutland

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Windsor — In order to take down an unbeaten team from a higher division, it doesn’t hurt to take a two-goal lead in the first 17 minutes of action. That’s just what the Windsor field hockey team did on Friday afternoon as the Jacks held on to beat visiting Rutland 3-1 on homecoming …

Local Roundup: Windsor Girls Soccer Cruises in Opener

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Windsor — Scoring early and often in their season debut, the Windsor High girls soccer team beat visiting Long Trail 9-2 on Friday afternoon. Maryam Orogi led the attack with four goals and two assists for the Jacks. …

Lebanon Steps Up, Wins Football Opener

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Lebanon — The Lebanon High football team had just short-circuited a promising possession with a bad shotgun snap when a Raider assistant coach summed up what could have been the point of view for visiting Laconia as well …

Middlebury Growls at Hartford Football

Saturday, September 6, 2014

White River Junction — For the second straight week, the Middlebury Union High football team used big plays to make quick work of its opponent. The defending state champion Tigers scored five touchdowns on plays of 49 yards or longer, knocking off Hartford 34-14 Friday night in a …

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 …