Hunnewell, Leva Come Up Aces at Carter G.C.

Lebanon — Andy Hunnewell and Brian Leva added their names to the long list of golfers recording holes-in-one at Carter Golf Club, each scoring an ace in the past month.

Hunnewell recorded his on Carter’s 106-yard ninth hole with a gap wedge on May 30. Mike Garvey, Tim White and Eddie Dutille witnessed the shot.

A week later, on June 6, Leva joined the group by acing No. 2 with a 6 iron from 155 yards. Sandy Lamb, Scott Allan and Dan Eaton were on hand for Leva’s accomplishment.

VSWGA Winners

Essex Junction, Vt. — One Upper Valley golfer came home with win during Tuesday’s Vermont State Women’s Golf Association state day tournament at Essex Country Club.

Ute Frankenstein claimed the victory in Division E, winning the low gross award with 109. Frankenstein plays out of Fairlee’s Lake Morey Country Club.

∎ Quechee’s Sue Fox posted the sole win by an Upper Valley golfer in the May 18 VSWGA state day tournament at Montpelier Elks Country Club. Fox shared the Division C low-net award with Vermont National’s Donna Mazut with matching rounds of 78.

On the Run

Porter Wins
Shaker Seven

Enfield — Jason Porter, of Bedford, N.H., nipped Enfield’s Rich Smith at the finish line to win the Shaker Seven Road Race around Mascoma Lake on Sunday.

Both 43-year-olds were clocked with times of 40 minutes, 7 seconds, in the neck-and-neck finish. Thetford’s Matt Ozahowski took third place in 43:14. Hanover’s Cindy Edson won the women’s division in 50:42, good for 12th place overall.

The top 50 finishers from Sunday’s race can be found in the chart on this page.

WNHTRS Resumes

Claremont — After a one-week hiatus, the Western New Hampshire Trail Running Series returns on Saturday with the All Out Trail Run at Moody Park.

The route covers multiple terrains and varying trail surfaces over its five-mile lenngth. The trail race begins at 9 a.m., with a one-mile kids race scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Online registration is $15 through tomorrow and $20 in person on Saturday. All proceeds go to the Claremont Parks and Recreation Department.

The remainder of the WNHTRS schedule:

∎ Wicket Wildcat Wander, July 6, Langdon, N.H.

∎ Frenzy in the Forest, July 20, Sunapee.

∎ Stoaked Trail Run, Aug. 10, Hanover.

∎ Farnum Five.5, Lebanon, Sept. 7.

∎ Lost a Lot Trail Race, Lebanon, Sept. 21.

For more information on the series, visit or contact series director Chad Denning at 603-558-2352 or

In the Pool

Aman Repeats Win
In Canada meet

Montreal — Green Mountain Aquatics swimmer Katie Aman raced to her second gold medal in the 200-meter butterfly in as many visits to the International Ultra Slush swim meet last weekend at Parc Jean Drapeau.

The 16-year-old Hanover resident also won the event last summer in the 15-and-over age group. She also swam to a second-place age-group finish in the 100 butterfly. GMA teammate Benjamin van Paassen, 13, of Groton, N.H., also participated in Montreal, taking second in the 100 breaststroke for boys ages 13-14 and earning top-five results in the 200 individual medley and 200 breast.

Aman, van Paassen and 13-year-old Catherine Gavell, 13, of Lebanon, also represented GMA earlier this month in a meet at the Jenny Thompson Pool in Dover, N.H. Gavell won the 50- and 100-meter freestyle in her age group, taking second in two other events. Aman claimed third in the 200 butterfly for girls age 15 and older, and van Paassen placed second in the 100 and 200 breast along with the 400 IM.

With a Stick

Summer Lacrosse Starts

Norwich — The Upper Valley men’s lacrosse playing group is back for another summer of play on the Huntley Meadow field.

Twice-a-week games, from 6:15-8 p.m., are open to all players ages 16 and older. Games will take place on Monday and Thursday nights, continuing through Aug. 12.

The cost to participate is $30 for the season or $5 per night, money that goes toward field rental, lining, balls and other necessities. For more information, contact Jeff Reed at 802-649-9048 or 603-381-8718.

On the Water

Lake Sunapee Sailing Day

Sunapee — The Lake Sunapee Cruising Fleet will host its second Lake Sunapee Sailing Day on July 13, welcoming all boats from sunfish to cruisers and racers to take part in a poker cruise.

All boats will rendevous with the LSCF committee boat outside Sunapee Harbor at 1 p.m. Using a map, sailors will cruise to four marks and back to the committee boat, receiving a playing card at each stop. Hands will be reveals at an end-of-day reception at Pete’s Shed in Sunapee Harbor, with prizes going to the top hands.

All participating sailboats must meet all vessel requirements as outlined in the Boater’s Guide of New Hampshire. Should inclement weather intervene, the sailing day will be held on July 14. Contact fleet captain Bill Ames at 603-763-4868 or for more information.

On the Ice

Free Hockey Clinics

Woodstock — Woodstock Youth Hockey and Union Arena are combining to host a trio of free hockey clinics for children during UA’s summer ice season.

The clinics will be held on July 3, 10 and 17, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. USA Hockey-certified coaches will be on hand to offer instruction. Participants need only bring any kind of helmet and a pair of gloves, and UA will handle the rest with free rental skates and sticks.

For more information, visit or call Dan French at 802-457-2500 or Greg White at 802-236-9248.

In the Saddle

GHMA Eventing Clinic

South Woodstock — The Green Mountain Horse Association has scheduled its first festival of eventing clinic for Aug 5-8 at its home facility in South Woodstock as a run-up to the Aug. 9 one-day competition for elementary, beginner novice and novice riders and the Aug. 10-11 meet for novice through intermediate equestrians.

The clinic will offer riders and horses intruction, briefings, unmounted sessions and fun in such areas as dressage schooling, stadium exercises and cross country gallops. There will also be opportunities to experience fast-pace work on GMHA’s steeplechase course. Registration opens on June 25.

Contact GHMA’s Molly Hutchins at 802-457-1509, ext. 219 or for more information.