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High School Sports

Assistant captains Caroline Howell, left, and Grace Tecca hold the championship trophy during a celebration lap after the Hanover vs. Berlin-Gorham girls hockey NHIAA Division I championship at Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, N.H., on March 15, 2014. Hanover won, 5-1. (Valley News - Will Parson)

The Call Of the Hall

Saturday, October 25, 2014

West Lebanon — Two of New Hampshire’s most historic and successful high school ice hockey programs are finally becoming legendary this weekend. The New Hampshire Legends of Hockey on Sunday will honor the Hanover High boys and girls hockey teams as part of its 13th annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony at Concord’s Grappone Center. Former Hanover defenseman Steve Shirreffs …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Field Hockey Reaches Semis

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Lebanon — Wet, slippery conditions during Friday’s New Hampshire Division II field hockey quarterfinal between Lebanon High and Plymouth Regional weren’t conducive with the normally speedy style of the Raiders. As she has all season, Emily Perryman adjusted. The senior dribbled across the field, shifting around defenders to deposit her 25th goal of …

Harwood Bumps Windsor Field Hockey

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Windsor — Harwood scored two late goals to knock Windsor out of the Vermont Division II field hockey tournament with a 3-1 Friday in the quarterfinals at MacLeay-Royce Field. It also brought an end to the 42nd season for Windsor Coach Sandy Clary, who said she was surprised how well her team did this season. “If someone told me that this team would …

High School Roundup: Runners Flock to Woods Trail Run

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Thetford — More than 1,400 cross country runners descended upon the gray, rainy course at Thetford for the 24th annual Woods Trail Run on Saturday. Lebanon’s Josh Fontaine claimed seventh place out of 838 runners in the boys …

Windsor Routs Springfield Under the Lights

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Windsor — Russell Simonds scored two first-half touchdowns and had an interception as Windsor High’s football team rolled all over Springfield, 40-8, in the first night game played in Windsor. The game was played in a heavy rain …

Spartans Hand Raiders First Loss of Season

Friday, October 3, 2014

Milford, n.h. — The Lebanon High football team’s undefeated run came to an end Friday with a 35-14 loss at Milford. Ryan Milliken caught a 53-yard touchdown pass with four minutes remaining in the first half and ran …

In a Case of Role Reversal, SJA Dominates Hartford

Friday, October 3, 2014

White River Junction — Once a bottom-feeder in Vermont Division I, the St. Johnsbury Academy football team showed Hartford on Friday that things have certainly changed. Senior Hilltoppers QB Colton Hudson threw for 219 yards — breaking his …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Field Hockey Rolls

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Manchester — Lebanon High field hockey coach Deb Beach said her team had “tons of fun” playing on the artificial turf at the Derryfield School on Thursday. Considering how the Raiders performed against the Cougars, it’s little wonder they enjoyed themselves. Three different players scored and the Raiders …

Stevens Field Hockey Can’t Solve Newfound

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Claremont — Many years ago, field hockey games were timed for penetration minutes, which were later used to decide tie games — the idea being that the team with more penetration minutes was the more dominant team. That …

Lebanon Jumps Into the Fishing Derby

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Lebanon — Lebanon High is getting on board with the NHIAA bass fishing tournament. Raiders senior Jack Whitaker and freshman Joe Kibbie will set out on Lake Winnipesaukee today for the qualifying round of the tourney, the second sanctioned by the NHIAA as a club-sport activity. After a …

Local Roundup: Sharon Girls Soccer Blanks Rivendell

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Sharon — Gretta Stack is getting good at this restart thing for the Sharon Academy girls soccer team. The junior midfielder served up second-half assists on both an indirect kick and a corner kick as the Phoenix edged …

Local Roundup: Hartford Field Hockey Spreads the Wealth

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

White River Junction — Four different goal scorers helped the Hartford High field hockey team earn a 4-1 win over visiting Windsor on Tuesday afternoon. The Hurricanes (6-3) scored a pair in each half in controlling play for …

Burr & Burton Growls Over Hartford Soccer

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

White River Junction — After its latest loss to Burr & Burton Academy on Tuesday, the Hartford High girls soccer team may be tempted to begin conceding the first goal of the game to the Bulldogs. The Hurricanes …