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High School Sports

Hanover Hosting Alumni Game

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Hanover — The Hanover High baseball program is seeking former Marauders of all ages to take part in an alumni game scheduled for June 20 at 1 p.m. on the Dresden Athletic Fields diamond. A post-game cookout is also scheduled to be part of the day. The cost to participate is $20 to cover food and a commemorative T-shirt and $10 for those joining for the cookout only. Hanover coach …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Tennis Left in the Dark

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Hanover — It’s not often that indoor tennis matches are halted on account of darkness, but that was the case Wednesday for the Hanover High and Windham girls teams, which were roughly 30 minutes into their NHIAA Division II quarterfinal match when Dartmouth College’s Boss Tennis Center lost power. “Everyone was wondering what …

Just a Scouting Mission: Rivendell Second in Section, Returns to States

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Brattleboro, Vt. — Say this about Rivendell Academy golf coach Justin Bonnett: He’s no Dale Earnhardt. It isn’t about the wheels, a given since Bonnett’s preferred mode of transportation (a golf cart) would be laughable competition for the late Intimidator’s NASCAR Chevrolets. What Bonnett gets that Earnhardt sometimes didn’t is context: Earnhardt considered …

Hanover Girls Lacrosse Spreading Scoring Around

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Hanover — Hanover High girls lacrosse coach Chris Seibel fretted earlier this season that his team was sluggish. The NHIAA Division II Marauders had graduated some significant talent, were installing a new defense and had booked their toughest …

Despite Lack of Victories, Stevens Lacrosse Presses On

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Claremont — The backup midfielder on the Hopkinton High boys lacrosse squad strolled in front of a line of his teammates Saturday, midway through the first half of their road game with Stevens at Monadnock Park. “You’re going …

Windsor Pitcher Picks Her Spots

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Windsor — Windsor High pitcher Ashlee Bly is not likely to strike fear in a batter with blazing speed, but she knows how to pitch and where she wants the ball to go. This past week, Bly led …

High School Roundup: Raiders Split Long Twin Bill

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Lebanon — Ernie Banks would have been proud as the Lebanon High baseball team played two — more than two, actually — in splitting a doubleheader with visiting John Stark on Saturday afternoon. The Raiders’ busy day on …

Local Roundup: Newcomers Lead Hartford Tennis

Friday, May 8, 2015

White River Junction — With a rare loss by No. 1 singles ace Loriston Fennell, newcomers saved the day in the Hartford High boys tennis team’s 4-3 win over Fair Haven on Friday. Juniors Hunter Brooks and Ashazi …

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 …