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Riley Thomson, of Rivendell, left, cuts inside Jocelyn Hewitt, of South Royalton, right, during their Rivendell’s win in South Royalton, Vt. Thursday, February 11, 2016. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Place Second at D-II Ski Meet

Thursday, February 11, 2016

North Conway, n.h. — Hanover’s Laila Stevens placed sixth overall in the New Hampshire Girls Division II Alpine State Championships at Cranmore on Thursday morning, leading the way to Hanover’s second-place finish overall, 41.5 points behind champion Kennett. Stevens finished first overall in the giant slalom in just over 33 seconds on both runs. Margaret Kohl placed 13th in the …

Right Turn: Hartford Senior’s Decision to Run Track Pays Off

Thursday, February 11, 2016

White River Junction — Matthew Phipps’ decision came down to the wire. Three days before the Hartford High boys basketball team was set to begin its preseason, Phipps was still making up his mind. He was an avid runner, a label that had grown on him after years of outdoor track in the …

Man With the Golden Boot: Hanover Senior Wins Top Soccer Honor

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Hanover — It’s a good thing Hanover High senior Asa Berolzheimer is heading off to college soccer soon. He’s running out of high school awards to win. The Marauders’ attacking midfielder added to his trophy case on Thursday with the Gatorade Player of the Year award for New Hampshire boys soccer, the fifth …

Mascoma Edges White Mountains

Saturday, January 23, 2016

West Canaan — Scoring bursts in each half by freshman Dakota Decocq and junior Devin Duhaime helped the Mascoma High boys basketball team earn a tight 53-51 victory over visiting White Mountains on Friday night. With star Alex …

Local Roundup: South Royalton Sweeps Rivalry Series

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Sharon — The neighboring high school boys basketball teams from the South Royalton School and Sharon Academy met for a second time this season on Thursday night, the visiting Royals prevailing again, 49-41. Jake Kinnarney had 18 points …

‘I Want to Be Out There’: Mascoma Senior Tries to Stay Upbeat After Injury

Thursday, January 21, 2016

West Canaan — Alaina Pringle wears a protective sleeve on her right arm during girls basketball practice at Mascoma High. But the pain still lingers. Pringle, a senior captain for the Royals, missed three games during a holiday …

Woodstock Boys Dominate Springfield

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Springfield, Vt. — There was a time when it was tough to have a game on your schedule that included a trip to Dressel Gym in Springfield. That facility for years was the gem of southern Vermont and housed the Southern Vermont Basketball Tournament, with the host Cosmos …

Local Roundup: Rivendell Girls Win Third Straight

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Plainfield, Vt. — The Rivendell Academy girls basketball team might just be figuring something out. Getting well-rounded performances from a variety of players, the Raptors extended an ongoing win streak to three games with a dominant 59-22 Central …

At Long Last, Hartford Girls Hockey in a Winning Mood

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

White River Junction — The postgame celebration could be heard from the lobby, screams and cheers that seemed to get louder as the minutes passed by. As the Hartford High girls hockey team filed out of the locker …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Wins Battle of State Champs

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Woodstock — In a matchup of defending Vermont state champions, the Woodstock Union High boys basketball team came out of the gates firing on all cylinders to beat visiting Proctor 68-53 on Tuesday night. Dylan McDonough (28 points) …

Youth Leads Hanover Basketball

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Hanover — The strains of a young roster are becoming gains for the Hanover High girls basketball team. Fueled by four freshmen who combined for 35 points, the Marauders were a force both defensively and in transition during Tuesday night’s 50-41 win over Milford. Six-foot, 2-inch freshman center …

Claremont Gets OK to Send Hockey Players to Lebanon

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Claremont — The School Board on Tuesday night approved a request for Claremont to join an ice hockey cooperative for boys and girls with Lebanon beginning next year. The two-year agreement, which still needs approval from the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association, would not cost Claremont anything for …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Hockey Wins in N.Y.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Chazy, n.y. — Having not played a game in nearly two weeks, the Hanover High girls hockey team went a long way for a little inspiration — and success. A day after holding a practice in the Lake Placid Olympic Center, the Marauders got back in action and …