High School Sports

Hanover runners, from left, Gavin Koehler, 14, Elsa Nordstrom, 14, Robbie Murdza, 17, and Henry Mackall, 17, warm up during practice at Hanover High School Friday, April 17, 2015. The team has over 50 members, but had a sparsley attended practice due to spring break. They will compete in their first invitational meet of the season on April 25 at Merrimack Valley. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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High School Track Preview: Athletes on a Race for More Titles

Sunday, April 26, 2015

In her 20th season coaching the Hartford High track and field program, Heather Scudder finally feels as though she has the numbers to compete for team accolades. The Hurricanes have 37 athletes this season, about double the typical turnout for a program that has gone 18 years since its last state team championship. Hartford has had a number of individual …

Hanover Brings the Fun in Rout of Lebanon

Friday, April 24, 2015

Lebanon — There were plenty of days — heck, even weeks — in the not-so-distant past when the Hanover High softball team didn’t score double-digit runs. Not so Friday, as the visiting Marauders pounded arch-rival Lebanon, 17-5, at Kenneth Devins Memorial Field. Amara Nichols belted a three-run home run, two doubles and had …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Lacrosse Senior Scores 200th Goal

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Concord — The milestones just keep on coming for Emily Perryman. The Lebanon High senior girls lacrosse attack scored her 200th career goal Thursday, an unassisted dagger early in the second half of an 11-1 win over the Bishop Brady Giants. Perryman — who scored her 50th field hockey goal in last fall’s …

Victory Cheer: Rapid-Fire Goals Give Marauders Another Title

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Manchester — Good things always seem to come in bunches for the Hanover High girls hockey team, be it scoring goals or gathering state championships. The Marauders augmented both in Saturday’s 6-3 win over Bishop Brady-Trinity in the …

Windsor AD Announces His Departure

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Windsor — While all the hoop stars from Vermont were performing at the Vermont Basketball Coaches Association Senior All-Star Game on Saturday, the top news of the day was that longtime Windsor athletic director Bob Hingston announced he …

Dartmouth Still 6th at NCAA Meet

Friday, March 13, 2015

Lake Placid, n.y. — Dartmouth sophomore Patrick Caldwell, who won the national title in the 10-kilometer freestyle on Wednesday, led a trio of Big Green skiers in the 20K classic on Friday to help the Big Green maintain its sixth-place standing at the NCAA Skiing Championships. Caldwell finished …

Lebanon Cruises to Semifinals

Friday, March 13, 2015

Lebanon — There are nights when the Lebanon High boys basketball team’s approach to offense reflects that of a gambling addict: If some is good, more must be better. The Raiders usually come up aces. Take the third …

Hanover Has Its Football Coach

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Hanover — Hanover High is tapping into a builder of football programs in hopes of constructing something good for the Marauders. Sam Cavallaro will take over the reins formerly held by Mike Ivanoski as head football coach at …

Marauders, Again: After Dispatching Lebanon, Hanover Eyes a Six-Peat

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Concord — Seven years. Six opportunities. Five different schools. The cream of the NHIAA’s girls hockey crop has been trying — and failing — to knock the Hanover Marauders off their perch as the premier program in the …

Marauders Do a Lot With a Little

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Hanover — There was joy in the stands and singing and dancing in the locker room. There was also some of the most stingy defense you ever saw and the fewest points that Tim Winslow has ever seen …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Boys Hoop Cruises to Quarters

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Lebanon — The ball moved around. And the Lebanon High boys basketball team moved on. Guards KJ Matte and Ryan Milliken worked the roundball around all night, combining for 45 points as the fourth-seeded Raiders rolled over No. 13 Oyster River, 82-60, in an NHIAA Division II first-round …

Three? It’s No Crowd; If It’s a Sport, Windsor’s Comstock Plays It — and Probably Well

Monday, March 9, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — A body is never at rest in the universe of Katey Comstock. The shot put flies, the basketball slaps the floor, the bowling ball bears down without mercy on the pins. Sitting is not Comstock’s …

Rowing for Dollars

Monday, March 9, 2015

Hanover High junior Annie Olsen, right, cheers on senior Quinn Valence during the Hanover High School Rowathon on Sunday. Nearly 140 members of Hanover’s crew team hit the R.W. Black Center to row continuously in shifts from 7 …