The Upper Valley Nighthawks are still without a manager for the 2020 season, but president Noah Crane isn’t flustered. The Nighthawks, who enter...

The Upper Valley Nighthawks will open up their 2020 season on June 3 in Montpelier against the Vermont Mountaineers, according to the schedule on...

Bristol Blues stomp into NECBL

11/8/19

The New England Collegiate Baseball League announced on Thursday morning that it would be adding a franchise for the second straight year. The...

In 2015, Noah Crane announced he was bringing summer baseball in the Upper Valley to a new level. Crane recruited college players and coaches from...

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — Two-year Upper Valley Nighthawks pitcher and last season’s pitching coach Mike Coss will return to his alma mater, Marist...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The Upper Valley Nighthawks continue to provide an outlet for exceptional college baseball players to get even better. It’s...

HOLYOKE, Mass. — The Upper Valley Nighthawks, for the third consecutive summer, saw their season come to a halt on the infield grass of Mackenzie...

Nighthawks going down to the wire

7/31/19

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Will Carnley trotted toward the dugout, dropped his glove and threw his hat to the ground. He covered his head with a T...

Local hero, Hartford High graduate and second-year Upper Valley Nighthawks pitcher, Jordy Allard brings his A-game in his second appearance on the...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — A playoff spot for the Upper Valley Nighthawks may come down to relying on the rest of the New England Collegiate Baseball...

SANFORD, Maine — The good news is the Upper Valley Nighthawks will not have to face the Sanford Mainers again this summer.Upper Valley, in a neck...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — A return to the Upper Valley was a little different for Alvin Melendez. At least his Upper Valley Nighthawks teammates from...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — For the first time in his life, David Marcano is playing baseball without his identical twin brother, Julio, on the same...

Upper Valley Nighthawks catcher Andrew Cossetti gets in the hot seat for the latest episode of the Valley News Hawks Talk Podcast. He talks about...

Upper Valley Nighthawks pitcher Andrew DeRoche joins the Valley News Hawks Talk podcast after one of his best outings of the season against the...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — A few days away from the ballpark seems to have been enough to get the Upper Valley Nighthawks in the right frame of mind...

Slowly and methodically on a cool and sunny Friday afternoon, the Upper Valley Nighthawks trickle into the Maxfield Sports Complex for the longest...

OAK BLUFFS, Mass. — Outfielder Jeff Costello has been all over New England this summer, trying to find a more permanent place to play his summer...

OAK BLUFFS, Mass. — It’s been a tumultuous few months for the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks. Despite that, not much has changed for the summer...

NEW LONDON — Emily Rinde-Thorsen resigned from two coaching positions at Colby-Sawyer College on Friday, announcing the intention to spend more...

MONTPELIER — The Upper Valley Nighthawks had been waiting for a breakout game from catcher Andrew Cossetti.The St. Joseph’s sophomore has had...

LACONIA, N.H. — The Upper Valley Nighthawks scored four runs in the eighth and ninth innings on Sunday afternoon, weathering a 16-hit performance...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — At this point, Karissa McCoy has probably seen it all. Well, almost. Taking care of a summer college baseball team for 22...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Gehrig Anglin is a something of a silent assassin for this season’s Upper Valley Nighthawks.Anglin — yes, he’s named for...

Nighthawks upend another top team

7/10/19

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The Upper Valley Nighthawks don’t seem to take games against the top teams in the New England Collegiate Baseball League for...

WEST CANAAN — Mascoma High School has hired Concord native Rodney Brown as its first full-time athletic director.Brown, who is scheduled to begin...

Upper Valley Nighthawks outfielder Dan Bolt joins the guys for another episode of the Valley News Hawks Talk podcast. Bolt, entering his senior...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The Upper Valley Nighthawks have had some trouble against teams in the bottom of the NECBL standings this summer, with three...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Will Carnley hadn’t played in a morning game since high school. Not that the early start — against an in-state rival in a...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Easton Kirk swings at baseballs the way lumberjacks chop down trees: hard, fast and with an angry power that make dents. It...

Last year’s Upper Valley squad was decimated by injuries to its outfield, leaving the Nighthawks on the outside looking in of the NECBL playoff...

Nighthawks settle for a split

7/3/19

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Six slow innings from the Upper Valley Nighthawks, a come-from-behind win in extra innings, a blown lead, a late-game rally...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — White River Junction Post 84 recovered from a 10-0 loss to Brattleboro to Post 5 to take the nightcap, 4-3, and salvage a...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — If this most recent stretch isn’t Cole Frederick’s best streak as a hitter, it’s got to be pretty darn close. And boy, that...

It barely takes a hand signal to give an Upper Valley Nighthawks baserunner the go-ahead to try to steal a base. For some, if not most of this year...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — A near-spotless defensive gem by the Upper Valley Nighthawks against the NECBL Northern Division leading North Adams...

Second-year Upper Valley Nighthawks’ Anthony Quirion joins Valleys News sports reporter Josh Weinreb and ESPN Radio's Brett Franklin to discuss his...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Good seasons for the Upper Valley Nighthawks have all had guys like Gehrig Anglin.Brian Lau, the St. Joseph’s senior from...

WEST LEBANON — Two of the Upper Valley’s best hockey players will skate elsewhere next winter. Hanover High defenseman Sylas Oberting and Lebanon...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — College baseball, it seems, can be just as ruthless of a business as the professional ranks, with the former offering much...

Upper Valley Nighthawks pitcher Will Carnley returns to the squad for his second season, looking for some experience as a starter. He also rejoins...

Upper Valley Nighthawks' pitching coach Mike Coss, the former pitcher from Marist College, returns for his third season with the NECBL club, this...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Much like Upper Valley’s high school baseball and softball season this spring, the first few weeks of Upper Valley...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Jordan DiValerio wasn’t expecting a return to the Upper Valley Nighthawks. If anything, it was his third option — Plan C...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Everything was working for the Upper Valley Nighthawks: a hot starting pitcher, sound defensive play in the infield, an...

Sharks attack Nighthawks

6/19/19

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — One thing usually strikes both New England Collegiate Baseball League pitchers and hitters alike when they take a first...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Jordy Allard found himself second-guessing the decision to transfer to Babson College. He remembers asking himself if it was...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Upper Valley Nighthawks founder Noah Crane was starting to feel the burnout. Luckily, he had several folks on deck willing...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — All it took was nine innings against one of the New England Collegiate Baseball League’s two winless teams to cure all of...

Hawks end slide

6/12/19

MONTPELIER — Maybe all the Upper Valley Nighthawks needed was matching high neon socks over their gray road pants to end the four-game skid.The...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Well, at least Jordan DiValerio is back in town.DiValerio, a returning Upper Valley Nighthawks’ pitcher from St. Joseph’s...

MONTPELIER — One by one, Upper Valley Nighthawks pitchers fell apart on the mound against the in-state rival Vermont Mountaineers on Friday night...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Danny Wirchansky has been watching the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft with anxious terror over the past two days, waiting...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Keller Bradford leaned into the first-base dugout at the Maxfield Sports Complex, his Upper Valley Nighthawks packing up...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The Upper Valley Nighthawks are going with youth over experience in their coaching staff for the upcoming summer season...

HANOVER — With rain in the forecast for this weekend, Dartmouth College has adjusted the schedule for this weekend’s home openers for the Big Green...

CASTLETON, Vt. — Davis Mikell has been busy on the baseball diamond for a long time.He played four years of varsity baseball with Champlain Valley...

White River Junction — Playing professional baseball is almost everything former Upper Valley Nighthawk catcher Ryan Jeffers thought it would be...

Do you read without turning the pages of a book? Shame on you if you do.The holidays have come and gone without my wife gifting me a Kindle or any...

White River Junction — The New England Collegiate Baseball League will have one less team when it begins the 2019 season next summer.The Plymouth...

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