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 …

SoRo Outlasts Hornets

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

South Royalton ­— South Royalton won a slugfest over Whitcomb, 14-11, on Tuesday as Sam Berk went 4-for-5 with one RBI and four runs scored, Darrin Kennedy was 2-for-4 with three RBIs, and Nicholas Howe had an RBI double for South Royalton. Justin Brock came on in relief …

Thetford Hits a Perfect 10

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Bradford, Vt. ­— After a sluggish start to the season, the Thetford Academy baseball team has turned to slugging for the remedy. The Panthers cranked a season-high 16 hits in a 10-6 win at Oxbow on Tuesday, their …

Despite Setbacks, Hartford Sees Future in Lacrosse

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Wilder — Moments before the second half’s opening faceoff between the Hartford High and Woodstock’s boys lacrosse teams Tuesday, Hurricanes coach Bill Elberty called across the sideline substitution box to friend and Wasps boss Brandon Little. “Is it …

Hartford Baseball Improves to 7-0

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

White River Junction — Playing on a freshly remade infield, the Hartford High baseball team laid out visiting U-32 on Monday, 8-2. The victory pushed the Hurricanes’ record to 7-0, with upcoming road games at Windsor today, at …

Warm as the Weather: Hanover Girls Tennis Stretches Winning Ways

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Hanover — The Hanover girls tennis team won another one, extending its unbeaten streak to 24 matches with a 7-2 victory over previously unbeaten Bishop Brady on Monday. But this time the Marauders didn’t have to bundle up. …

Newport Baseball Jumps on Sunapee Miscues

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Newport — Sunapee, which won three NHIAA Division IV state titles in the last four years by throwing strikes and picking up the ball on defense, got away from the script Monday afternoon. Laker pitchers walked eight and the defense made six errors, making it easy for Newport …

Green and Growing: Vermont H.S. Golf Rosters Dotted With Youth

Monday, May 4, 2015

This spring may turn out to be a season of transition for the Upper Valley’s Vermont-based high school golf programs. Rivendell has been the story the past two springs. The Raptors enter as back-to-back Vermont Division III champions …

Are Olympians Rebuilding, or Reloading?

Sunday, May 3, 2015

With winter finally in the rearview mirror, area high school softball teams are at long last hitting the diamond. Some teams are gearing up for a potential championship run, while others are dealing with a common malady — …

High School Roundup: Marauders Earn Crucial Win

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Portsmouth, n.h. — Senior JJ Daniell netted the game-winner with 9 minutes, 30 seconds remaining and the Hanover High girls lacrosse team played outstanding defensively throughout a 7-6 road win over Portsmouth on Saturday. The result avenges last …

New Lacrosse Coach Gives Wasps Some Sting

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Woodstock — Twenty-nine goals, five ties, five lead changes, 50 minutes of regulation, six minutes of overtime — it added up to a sunny afternoon of suspense. Woodstock and Mount Anthony’s girls lacrosse nail-biter supplied just about everything, …