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High School Sports

Hanover's Adam Pikielny. (courtesy photograph)

Local Roundup: Lebanon Boys Shut Out Merrimack Valley

Friday, August 28, 2015

Lebanon — Four different goal-scorers led the Lebanon boys soccer team to a 5-0 victory to open the 2015 season against visiting Merrimack Valley on Friday afternoon. The Raiders (1-0) stormed to a 3-0 lead at halftime as Nate Gariepy started a three-point night with a goal at the 12:59 mark. Julian Stott assisted, laying out a long through ball to find Gariepy in prime position to beat the Merrimack Valley keeper for the score. Austin Whaley then tallied a one-timer goal off a rebound of a Luke Sandmann shot. Owen Johnstone scored his first varsity goal, converting on a cross from Bennett Newlove at …

Canes Run Over Colonels

Friday, August 28, 2015

Brattleboro, Vt. — Jacob Perkins ran for 230 yards and six touchdowns in 21 carries and the Hurricanes defeated Brattleboro, 41-21, in the teams’ season opener. Hartford trailed, 7-0, before scoring 41 consecutive points and giving its backers hope that last season’s 3-6 record won’t be repeated. “I haven’t seen our backs run …

Woodstock Football Lights the Night in Opener

Friday, August 28, 2015

Woodstock — Two times Woodstock Union High football public address announcer Jeff Thomas called for help with the lights at James T. McLaughlin Field. Two times athletic director Justin Wardwell responded. The artificial illumination finally took hold as a cool Friday evening shaded toward dusk, moments before the first quarter of Woodstock’s Vermont …

Lebanon Blanks CRFC

Monday, July 20, 2015

Langdon, n.h. — Lebanon Central Supply upped its New Hampshire Soccer Conference Division IV record to 7-1-1 entering the final week of the regular season with a 2-0 over CRFC North at Fall Mountain Regional High School on Sunday afternoon. Lebanon started the game with just nine players …

Soaring to The Heights: Stevens Grad Looks to Continue Playing Soccer at BC

Saturday, July 18, 2015

For some participants, today’s 41st Lions Cup all-star boys and girls soccer games at Castleton State will be the last time they lace up their cleats in official futbol action. Stevens High midfielder Daniel Croteau is happy he …

Local Roundup: Hanover’s Choukas to N.H. Am Quarterfinals

Friday, July 17, 2015

Bretton Woods, n.h. — Hanover High School has jousted with rival Windham for NHIAA state boys golf honors the past several seasons. Now golfers tied to the two schools will battle it out to advance at the New …

Hanover Sophomore Choukas Wins N.H. Am Match

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Bretton Woods, n.h. — Hanover High sophomore Phin Choukas’ run through the New Hampshire Golf Association Amateur Championship just keeps getting more interesting by the day. Choukas, the low scorer in Hanover’s run to the NHIAA Division II state championship last fall, posted one of two wins by …

Lebanon Seniors Clinch Playoff Spot

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Staff Reports Concord — Cam Broughton tossed a complete-game two-hitter as Lebanon Post 22 clinched a playoff spot in the New Hampshire American Legion senior state tournament with a 6-1 win over Concord Post 21 at Memorial Field on Wednesday. The victory gave Lebanon (13-3) a split of …

Lakers Break Through

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

She saw it every time she made the walk down from Sunapee Elementary School to Sherburne Gymnasium for one of her physical education classes. Bonnie Cruz noted row upon row of banners celebrating Sunapee High School’s many state …

Local Roundup: Lebanon’s Pollard Chasing N.H. Amateur Leaders

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Bretton Woods, n.h. — Former Lebanon High School golfer Zach Pollard finds himself near the lead after the first round of stroke play at the New Hampshire Golf Association Amateur Championship at the Mount Washington Resort. Pollard, who …

Local Roundup: Hartford Legion Topples BF

Monday, July 13, 2015

White River Junction — The Hartford American Legion baseball team got off the mat in its opener and sent Bellows Falls Post 37 to the floor in the nightcap to take a Vermont Southern Division doubleheader at the Maxfield Complex on Sunday. Brandon Gaudet followed Jacob Perkins’ leadoff …

Post 22 Juniors Sweat Out a Sweep

Monday, July 13, 2015

Lebanon — As he awaited his turn at the plate late Sunday, Matt Sullivan squatted in the home team’s on-deck circle and gently rested the brim of his helmet on the knob of his upturned bat. He closed …

Straight Ahead: A Young Kicker Boots the Ball the Old-Fashioned Way

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Like any teenaged football player, Hanover High sophomore Jake Licht has his NFL favorites. Out of all of them, Green Bay Packer legend Jerry Kramer has stood out — he was a lineman, as is Licht. And, for …