High School Sports

Lebanon's Corinne Kennedy attempts a jump for the high jump at the  NHIAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships in Hannover, N.H., on Feb. 7, 2016. Kennedy did not clear the bar on this jump.  (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck)
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The Merchants of Menace: Twin Sisters Guide Lebanon Girls to Third at State Meet

Monday, February 8, 2016

Hanover — Twin sisters Kath and Kim Merchant have always joined one another for many of the same extracurricular activities. The list of common accomplishments now includes significant contributions at an indoor track and field state championship meet. The sophomore duo took the first two places in the shot put Sunday at Dartmouth College’s Leverone Field House, giving the Raider …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Skiers Run Carnival Streak to Two

Monday, February 8, 2016

Craftsbury Common, Vt. — The Dartmouth College ski team won its second consecutive meet of the Northeast carnival season, earning 3-4-7 finishes from the men’s and women’s Nordic teams on Sunday to win the University of Vermont Carnival at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center. The Big Green’s efforts in matching 10-kilometer classics at Craftsbury capped the two-weekend carnival with a winning tally of 972 …

Local Roundup: Last-Second Goal Lifts Lebanon Girls Hockey

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Nashua, n.h. — The Lebanon girls hockey team came out in the third period on a mission while down 4-1 on the road against Souhegan. It came down to a Grace Lindsay goal with one-tenth of a second remaining that gave the Raiders the 6-5 edge. For the first time all season, Lebanon …

Mascoma Edges White Mountains

Saturday, January 23, 2016

West Canaan — Scoring bursts in each half by freshman Dakota Decocq and junior Devin Duhaime helped the Mascoma High boys basketball team earn a tight 53-51 victory over visiting White Mountains on Friday night. With star Alex …

Local Roundup: South Royalton Sweeps Rivalry Series

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Sharon — The neighboring high school boys basketball teams from the South Royalton School and Sharon Academy met for a second time this season on Thursday night, the visiting Royals prevailing again, 49-41. Jake Kinnarney had 18 points …

‘I Want to Be Out There’: Mascoma Senior Tries to Stay Upbeat After Injury

Thursday, January 21, 2016

West Canaan — Alaina Pringle wears a protective sleeve on her right arm during girls basketball practice at Mascoma High. But the pain still lingers. Pringle, a senior captain for the Royals, missed three games during a holiday …

Woodstock Boys Dominate Springfield

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Springfield, Vt. — There was a time when it was tough to have a game on your schedule that included a trip to Dressel Gym in Springfield. That facility for years was the gem of southern Vermont and housed the Southern Vermont Basketball Tournament, with the host Cosmos …

Local Roundup: Rivendell Girls Win Third Straight

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Plainfield, Vt. — The Rivendell Academy girls basketball team might just be figuring something out. Getting well-rounded performances from a variety of players, the Raptors extended an ongoing win streak to three games with a dominant 59-22 Central …

At Long Last, Hartford Girls Hockey in a Winning Mood

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

White River Junction — The postgame celebration could be heard from the lobby, screams and cheers that seemed to get louder as the minutes passed by. As the Hartford High girls hockey team filed out of the locker …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Wins Battle of State Champs

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Woodstock — In a matchup of defending Vermont state champions, the Woodstock Union High boys basketball team came out of the gates firing on all cylinders to beat visiting Proctor 68-53 on Tuesday night. Dylan McDonough (28 points) …

Youth Leads Hanover Basketball

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Hanover — The strains of a young roster are becoming gains for the Hanover High girls basketball team. Fueled by four freshmen who combined for 35 points, the Marauders were a force both defensively and in transition during Tuesday night’s 50-41 win over Milford. Six-foot, 2-inch freshman center …

Claremont Gets OK to Send Hockey Players to Lebanon

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Claremont — The School Board on Tuesday night approved a request for Claremont to join an ice hockey cooperative for boys and girls with Lebanon beginning next year. The two-year agreement, which still needs approval from the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association, would not cost Claremont anything for …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Hockey Wins in N.Y.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Chazy, n.y. — Having not played a game in nearly two weeks, the Hanover High girls hockey team went a long way for a little inspiration — and success. A day after holding a practice in the Lake Placid Olympic Center, the Marauders got back in action and …