High School Sports

Hanover Girls Lacrosse Team Rolls

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Hanover — The Hanover High girls lacrosse team continued a strong start with a 16-2 win over Merrimack Valley on Monday that boosted the team to 3-0. Molly Seibel had five goals, Sophie Lubrano had three goals and one assist and Maddie Lyons had one goal and one assist. J.J. Daniell had one goal and two assists, Christine Croituro had one goal and four assists and Johanna Copeland added two …

Some Pointers

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Xandra Wishnefsky, left, a freshman, waits to throw a pitch as coach Deb Beach instructs freshman Kainat Altaf on how to bunt during the Lebanon junior varsity softball practice at Lebanon High on Monday. It was another soggy day for area sports teams, and many games were called off. Valley News — Sarah …

High School Roundup: Marauders Again Rule in Overtime

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Nashua, n.h. — A word of caution to opponents of Hanover High boys lacrosse: if fortunate enough to play the Marauders to overtime, don’t let them win the opening faceoff. For the second straight game to start the season, Hanover controlled the opening draw of the extra session and scored on their first possession of OT to win. This time it was Conor …

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 …

Local Roundup: KUA Toppled In NEPSAC Finale

Monday, March 9, 2015

Windsor, Conn. — The Kimball Union Academy girls basketball team’s bid to retain its New England Preparatory School Athletic Council Class C championship came up short in Sunday’s regional tournament title game, as Connecticut’s Hamden Hall denied the Wildcats in a 69-52 decision. KUA (20-7) was making its …

Sudden Heartbreaker: Just Like That, Proctor Denies Sharon First Title

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Barre, Vt. — Oh, Sharon. Oh poor, poor Sharon. The little school above the White River, the one still building a history, had some in its grasp on Saturday afternoon. A first state team championship in any sport, …

Plenty of Points — and Rebounds — Give Sunapee State Title

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Plymouth, n.h. — The Sunapee High girls basketball team was determined not to let this one slip away. Not after what happened last year. Not after building a big early lead this time against a stubborn Colebrook team. …

23 and Wow: Wasps Back on Top

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Barre, Vt. — For the early part of Monday’s Vermont Division II boys basketball semifinal at the Barre Auditorium, Woodstock’s Connor Fegard couldn’t find his shot with a flashlight, compass, search party or GPS. In Saturday’s final, Fegard …

Raptors Are Bedeviled Yet Again

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Barre, Vt. — When Williamstown High boys basketball coach Jack Carrier took over the program six years ago, his goal was to help the Blue Devils experience the feeling he enjoyed winning a state title with the team …

Essex Edges Windsor for Bowling Title

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Barre, Vt. — The defending state champion Windsor bowling team had their reign come to an end with a 4-games-to-3 loss to No. 1 seed Essex in the Baker bowl finals at Twin City Lanes on Saturday afternoon. …

Newport Falls to Campbell in D-III Quarterfinals

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Newport — All teams have a game plan, but rarely does it work like the one Campbell brought to Newport on Saturday night. In a New Hampshire Division III quarterfinal matching two 15-4 teams, the No. 4 Tigers …

Local Roundup: Hanover Boys End Regular Season on High Note

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Hanover — The surging Hanover High boys basketball team closed its regular season with a 46-36 victory over visiting Goffstown on Thursday night. The Marauders won six of their last eight games and to finish the regular season …