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home : sports April 24, 2015 

Local Roundup: Engineers Unable To Complete Comeback
WOODSVILLE, N.H. -- The Woodsville Engineers scored four unanswered runs in the sixth and seventh innings to tie the game at 4-4, but were unable to complete the comeback as Moultonborough tacked on four in the eighth to win 8-4.
Friday, April 24, 2015

Bucks Rally For 5-3 Win over SR
SOUTH ROYALTON -- Blue Mountain Union rallied for two runs in the top of the seventh, then defeated South Royalton 5-3 in a Thursday baseball game with two more in the top of the eighth inning.
Friday, April 24, 2015

Quick Hits
MLB
Friday, April 24, 2015

Thursday's Scores/Top Performers and Friday's Schedule
THURSDAY
Friday, April 24, 2015

Bobwhites Blow Away SJA 23-3
ST. JOHNSBURY -- The shots came raining in on St. J Academy at a pace to match the rain spitting out of the sky Wednesday as BFA-St. Albans defeated the Hilltoppers 23-3 in a physical boys lacrosse match. It made the Hilltoppers 2-2 going into their Saturday 11 a.m. game in Brandon against D-II Otter Valley.
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Male Athlete of the Week: White Mountains Regional's Garrett Hicks
After a long winter and preseason practices inside, many baseball players struggle to get their feet under them at the start of the season. Not so for Garret Hicks, who has started the season on fire.
Thursday, April 23, 2015

N.H. Baseball/Softball Capsules
BASEBALL
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Female Athlete of the Week: St. J Academy's Lindsey Kerr
She's been on the team for three years, and in the first week of her fourth and final year, senior Lindsey Kerr scored at a prolific rate in helping the Hilltoppers lacrosse team to a 2-0 start to the season.
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Tuesday's Scores and Wednesday's Schedule
TUESDAY
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Vt. Girls Lacrosse: SJA Depth Shows in 14-1 Win
ST. JOHNSBURY -- St. J Academy made it three of three in the young season Tuesday in girls lacrosse, drilling in seven goals in the first 15 minutes and 32 seconds en route to a 14-1 win over the Lamoille Lancers.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Spring Swing: St. J. C.C. Opens For Walkers Today
ST. JOHNSBURY -- What for some people will be the most important sign of spring has finally arrived: St. Johnsbury Country Club is open for business.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Hilltoppers Hammer Hurricanes 9-2
ST. JOHNSBURY -- It didn't take long for St. J Academy to make up its opening-day loss in boys lacrosse, as the Hilltoppers took a 9-2 win in their home debut Monday over Hartford in an interconference contest.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Local Roundup: Spartans Maintain Fast Start in Doubleheader Sweep
WHITEFIELD, N.H. -- The White Mountains Regional Spartans continued their hot start to the 2015 season with five-inning routs of Littleton and Colebrook on Monday.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Monday's Scores and Tuesday's Schedule
MONDAY
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Vt. D-II Softball: Vikings Start Fast, 15-5
LYNDON CENTER -- Showing midseason pop right out of the gate, Lyndon Institute hit the ball hard all day Saturday in winning its 2015 softball debut, 15-5 over the Lake Region Rangers.
Monday, April 20, 2015

Boston Marathon: SJA Grads Participate in Today's Marathon
BOSTON -- Today, St. Johnsbury Academy alums Michelle Conly and Kylie Rivers will participate in the 119th Boston Marathon. Conly, a 2009 graduate, and Rivers, a 2007 grad, got into the race by joining charity teams. Both hail from St. Johnsbury.
Monday, April 20, 2015

Vt. D-II Baseball: Vikings Surge Past Rangers
ORLEANS -- Lyndon pushed five runs across the plate in the final two innings to retake the lead and pick up a 7-3 win over Lake Region on Saturday in Division II play.
Monday, April 20, 2015

Weekend Scores/Top Performers and Monday's Schedule
SATURDAY
Monday, April 20, 2015

Local Roundup: Curtis, Voigt Pace WMR
PELHAM, N.H. -- The White Mountains Regional girls took eighth place and the boys ninth in at the Pelham Invitational on Saturday. The twenty-five team track and field meet that spanned Divisions I-III.
Monday, April 20, 2015

Ice Is Nice, But Try Our Turf
LYNDON CENTER -- After 36 years operating exclusively as an ice rink for about six months a year, Fenton Chester Arena has transformed itself into a year-round facility. And the Lyndon Area Sports Association (LASA), which operates the arena for the town of Lyndon, did so for the cost of a 12-year-old used car.
Saturday, April 18, 2015

Local Sports: Benefit Hillclimb May 9 at LOC
LYNDONVILLE -- XIP Training Systems is joining forces with Lyndon Institute, the Lyndon Outing Club and other community members to help raise money for a young leukemia patient with the Emmy Smith Hill Climb Challenge.
Saturday, April 18, 2015

Spring Sports Preview Capsules: Colebrook Mohawks
COLEBROOK MOHAWKS
Saturday, April 18, 2015

North Country Union Spring Preview Capsules
BASEBALL
Saturday, April 18, 2015

Local Roundup: Spartans Fall On the Road
MEREDITH, N.H. -- Garrett Hicks took the loss despite going 3-for-3 from the plate as Inter-Lakes defeated White Mountains Region 6-5 in a Division III baseball game Friday. Ben Rexford hit a two-run home run in the top of the seventh inning, but the Regional was unable to complete the comeback.
Saturday, April 18, 2015

Spring Sports Preview Capsules: North Country Falcons
BASEBALL
Saturday, April 18, 2015

Page, WHS Light up Littleton 16-0
WOODSVILLE, N.H. -- The Woodsville Engineers jumped out to a 10-0 lead after the first inning and went on to an abbreviated 16-0 win Thursday over Littleton for their first win of the year.
Friday, April 17, 2015

Spring Sport Preview Capsules: LI Vikings
LYNDON VIKINGS
Friday, April 17, 2015

SJA Dominant in Girls Tennis Victory
ST. JOHNSBURY -- Senior Ayame Yazawa led St. J Academy to its first tennis win of the year Thursday as the Hilltoppers beat the Stowe Raiders 6-1 in an indoor match at the Field House.
Friday, April 17, 2015

Spartans Start Fast, Rout Bears 12-1
BRISTOL, N.H. -- Garrett Hicks had a grand slam home run and the White Mountains Regional Spartans started out their year with a bang, defeating Newfound Regional 12-1 in six innings Thursday.
Friday, April 17, 2015

Vt. D-III Baseball: Rangers Rout Richford
ORLEANS -- Lake Region dominated on the mound and at the plate on Thursday and came away with a 16-1 win over Richford in a five-inning game shortened by the 15-run rule.
Friday, April 17, 2015

Spring Sports Preview Capsules: Danville Indians
DANVILLE INDIANS
Friday, April 17, 2015

Local Roundup: St. J Kicks Off Track Season at Home
ST. JOHNSBURY -- The St. J Academy track and field teams had great starts to their seasons Wednesday, outscoring U-32, Enosburg and Vergennes at the Ray Frey Complex.
Thursday, April 16, 2015

Wednesday's Scores and Thursday's Schedule
WEDNESDAY
Thursday, April 16, 2015

Spring Sports Preview Capsules: Lake Region Rangers
LRU RANGERS
Thursday, April 16, 2015

Spring Sports Preview Capsules: BMU Bucks
BASEBALL
Thursday, April 16, 2015

SJA Previews (Do Not Publish)
SJA HILLTOPPERS
Thursday, April 16, 2015

High School Softball: Guckin Back in the Dugout
ST. JOHNSBURY -- Patrick Guckin compiled a 186-22 won-lost record in an 11-year stint at Lyndon Institute, which included a run of four state titles in four undefeated seasons (79 straight wins).
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Waiting Game
Officially, the high school spring sports season is underway. But if you take a look at any of our local facilities -- tracks, baseball diamonds, lacrosse fields -- you might wonder how that can be. The answer is that around here, it can't be, not yet anyway. Despite the warm sun and thawing showers of recent days, most Northeast Kingdom high schools are still looking at fields that are either too soft for play or still partially covered with ice and snow.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Tuesday's Scores and Wednesday's Schedule
TUESDAY
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Profile High School Spring Sports Previews
PROFILE PATRIOTS
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Youth Wrestling
On April 4, the NEK Pythons competed in the Vergennes Tournament, the final regular season tournament for the Pythons. On Saturday, the Pythons ended their season at the Vermont Youth State Wrestling Tournament, held at Essex High School in Essex Junction.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Monday's Scores and Tuesday's Schedule
MONDAY
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Kodiak Lacrosse League Set To Start
LYNDON CENTER -- The Kodiak Lacrosse League is set to start this summer on June 17. The league's season will go through July 11 and will be run out of Fenton Chester Arena in Lyndon Center.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Local Roundup: SJA Drops Two Matches
ST. JOHNSBURY -- As the St. J Academy tennis teams await their full rosters, the Hilltoppers fell short in Monday matches against the Burlington Seahorses. The boys team dropped a 6-1 decision at the Academy Field House, while the Seahorses took a 5-2 girls win in Burlington.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Rasputitsa: It's Russian For Mud Season
BURKE -- If last year's inaugural Rasputitsa bike race was a success, the second running held on Saturday seems to have established it as an instant spring classic.
Monday, April 13, 2015

St. J Academy's Tristen Ross: The Record's 2014-15 Boys Hoops Player of the Year
Larry Bird won the first three NBA 3-point contests, where the renowned trash-talker was said to have asked of his competitors: "Which one of you guys is coming in second place?"
Saturday, April 11, 2015

Rasputitsa, Quadrathlon Usher in Spring
It doesn't happen every year, but it's special when it does -- that rare two-sport season when one can ski in the morning and play golf or other non-winter recreation in the afternoon.
Saturday, April 11, 2015

Littleton's Madison McNamara: The Record's 2014-15 Female Basketball Player of the Year
Littleton's Madison McNamara devoted the offseason to improving her strength and conditioning.
Friday, April 10, 2015

Love All
NEWPORT -- North Country tennis is starting from scratch this year with a pair of new coaches and two inexperienced varsity teams ready to throw themselves into the teeth of Division I play.
Friday, April 10, 2015

Lyndon Institute's Caleb Genereaux: The Record's 2014-15 Alpine Skier of the Year
It's Caleb Genereaux's passion for skiing that sets him apart from others on the hill, and just one of the reasons he's The Record's 2014-15 Alpine Skier of the Year.
Thursday, April 9, 2015

Wednesday's Scores and Thursday's Schedule
WEDNESDAY
Thursday, April 9, 2015

North Country's Callie Young: Nordic Skier of the Year
You know a student-athlete has had a good year when winning the Division I state championship rates as a close second for her season highlight.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015

High School Hoops: LI's Cobb Named January Athlete of the Month
The Vermont Sports Media Association selected two standout high school basketball players as its Athletes of the Month for January.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Thoughts on the Out-Of Doors: Teased by a Whirlwind Visit to Edmonton
Edmonton, Alberta is a city of 812,000 and is Alberta's capitol. Linda and I arrived by train after midnight, having been delayed several hours on our trip across the Rockies the first week of October. The result was we lost a day we had planned to use seeing the sights and exploring the area.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015

BodeFest: Bode Holds Court at Cannon
FRANCONIA NOTCH, N.H. -- While snow flew outside, questions flew inside in like fashion at Bode Miller at a packed Saturday morning press conference at Cannon Mountain.
Monday, April 6, 2015

St. J Academy's Dominic Hahr: The Record's 2014-15 Wrestler of the Year
It doesn't just begin with St. Johnsbury Academy senior Dominic Hahr, the Record's 2014-15 Wrestler of the Year.
Monday, April 6, 2015

Ammonoosuc Amble: Cold Weather Doesn't Slow Racers
Snow.
Sunday, April 5, 2015

St. J Academy's Brandon Wells: The Record's 2014-15 Male Hockey Player of the Year
ST. JOHNSBURY -- After losing six consecutive games towards the close of the 2014-15 boys ice hockey season, St. Johnsbury turned around its season for an improbable run to the Division II semifinals.
Saturday, April 4, 2015

That Crossover Time of Year
Mud season? Some mountain bikers are saying "bring it!"
Saturday, April 4, 2015

North Country's Whitney Bernier: 2014-15 Girls Hockey Player of the Year
Forgetting for a moment the idea of natural ability, what makes Whitney Bernier such a great hockey player is pretty simple: she loves to win, she loves to score and she has given herself over to a love of the game that borders on obsession.
Friday, April 3, 2015

QBurke, Jay Peak Winding Down Epic Winter
The endless winter of 2015 may not have everyone cheering, but it will help our area's two major ski resorts finish strong with excellent coverage and spring skiing conditions.
Friday, April 3, 2015

St. Johnsbury's Gavin Harpin: The Record's 2014-15 Boys Indoor Track & Field Athlete of the Year
Always on the lookout for talent, St. Johnsbury track and field coach Chip Langmaid spotted Gavin Harpin at a soccer practice in his sophomore year and made a pitch for him to come run for the team.
Thursday, April 2, 2015

I, Me, Mine: Oh Those Spring Ski Runs
Don't put those skis away yet -- even if you have to lug 'em.
Thursday, April 2, 2015

St. J Academy's Bettina Hammer: 2014-15 Girls Indoor Track & Field Athlete of the Year
On the final event of a long Valentine's Day Saturday, Bettina Hammer's school-record triple jump led a one-two-three St. Johnsbury finish and the Hilltoppers rallied past Essex to win the girls Division I state title.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Youth Sports Coverage To Increase
As many readers have probably noticed, The Record has produced a Youth Sports page the past two Tuesdays. I'm happy to say that that trend is here to stay. As the youth sports editor, I'd highly appreciate any input and information about upcoming games or events.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

One Family. One Season. Littleton Didn't Win a Title, But the Journey Provided Valuable Lessons
AUTHOR'S NOTE: I spent the past three-and-a-half months -- from late November to mid-March -- following the Littleton High boys basketball team.
Saturday, March 28, 2015

Players Hone Their Skills At Youth Hoops Clinic
First and second graders play basketball during the final day of the Good Shepherd Catholic School's community skills clinic for first and second graders, Sunday.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

St. Johnsbury Baseball, Softball Tryouts Sunday
Saint Johnsbury Baseball and Softball will hold tryouts for the 2015 season on Sunday, March 29 at the St. Johnsbury Academy Field House. Registration will be available on site. All non-rostered minor and little league ballplayers are asked to attend as follows:
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Players Honored At LAYHA Hockey Banquet
Lite Mite Tim Montgomery, right, reacts after being named recipient of the Kevin Parker Memorial Trophy during the annual LAYHA awards banquet at Lyndon State College, Sunday. With Montgomery are teammates Joe Schabler (center) and Griffin Goodhue (left).
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Dunklee Ranked 17th in World at Season's End
KHANTY-MANSIYSK, Russia -- Barton's Susan Dunklee wrapped up the 2015 World Cup biathlon season with a 19th-place finish in the 12.5-kilometer mass start race on Sunday and claimed 17th in the final International Biathlon Union rankings. Teammate Hannah Dreissigacker, (Morrisville) came in 26th after posting a career-best 14th in Friday's 7.5-k sprint.
Monday, March 23, 2015

SJA Senior Wells Named MVP of Essex Rotary Classic
St. Johnsbury Academy senior Brandon Wells was named MVP of the Essex Rotary Classic boys hockey game on Saturday. Part of the Austin team, Wells recorded one goal in a 4-3 loss to the Harris team.
Monday, March 23, 2015

It's No Dream Picking Top Dozen
We'll soon be publishing our Dream Dozen basketball teams, and while it's always a challenging process, it's especially so this year.
Saturday, March 21, 2015

Littleton High School: McNamara, Prior Awarded for Girls Hoops Efforts
LITTLETON, N.H. -- Littleton senior forward Madi McNamara and head coach Dale Prior were selected as the Division IV player and coach of the year, respectively, in girls hoops. In addition, teammate junior Libby McNamara was named to the state second team and sophomore Emma Bogardus was an honorable mention.
Thursday, March 19, 2015

College Tennis: Cadets Top LSC
NORTHFIELD -- The Norwich University men's tennis team won its second match in a row with an 8-1 win over Lyndon State on Wednesday afternoon at Shapiro Fieldhouse in non-conference action.
Thursday, March 19, 2015

Girls on Fire: Hilltoppers Blaze Past Hornets for First Indoor Crown
On Feb. 14 on the campus of Norwich University in Northfield, the St. Johnsbury Academy girls track and field team added to the crowded legacy of Hilltopper running with a first-ever indoor track championship for the girls and first for the Academy since the boys won both indoor and outdoor in 2012.
Thursday, March 19, 2015

Skiing: Now Is The Time To Go
Skiing too expensive? Hardly.
Thursday, March 19, 2015

Championship Celebration: North Country Wills Its Way to First Hockey Title
Over the course of three months, the North Country Falcons developed from a motley assortment of superstars and rank amateurs into the dominant team in Division II, and accomplished something that no North Country girls hockey team had done before: they won a state championship.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Littleton Unified Hoops Squad Finishes First Season as State Runner-Up
NO. 4 KEENE-FALL MOUNTAIN 33, NO. 2 LITTLETON 29
Monday, March 16, 2015

Despite Losses, LHS, North Country Play Well
In 2012, I watched Big East men's basketball games from the University of Pittsburgh bench. As a student manager, I practiced with the team, ate with the team and traveled with the team. Ashton Gibbs was a senior that year, but I also knew NBAers Sam Young and DeJuan Blair.
Saturday, March 14, 2015

LAYHA Squirts Take Second in State Championships
The Lyndon Area Youth Hockey Association (LAYHA) Squirt A team took second place out of 10 teams in the Vermont State Championships. Last Saturday, the Red Wings lost a 2-1 heartbreaker to MAHA (Missisquoi) in the championship game at Cairns Arena in South Burlington, where a sizable throng of Northeast Kingdom residents came to cheer on the team.
Saturday, March 14, 2015

Callie In Cali
SODA SPRINGS, Calif. -- Mention North Country freshman and state Nordic freestyle champion Callie Young and the phrase that came up over and over from coaches and casual fans alike was "out of nowhere."
Friday, March 13, 2015

Youth Basketball: St. J Rotary Club Tournament Results
YOUTH BASKETBALL
Friday, March 13, 2015

Winter Hanging on as High School Sports Ends
With winter high school sports concluded for another season, thoughts now turn to the warmer weather -- the thawing of pond and lake ice after a season of the deepest freeze -- combining with still-plentiful snow during this crest-of-the-wave time of year for skiers during these first few warm days...
Friday, March 13, 2015

College Track & Field: Minors Set To Return to D-II Nationals
Among a host of St. Johnsbury Academy alumni participating in college track and field, 2013 graduate Dage Minors may be the most prolific.
Thursday, March 12, 2015

Dunklee Takes 12th at World Championships
KONTIOLAHTI, Finland -- Barton's Susan Dunklee led the charge for the U.S. women's team with a 12th-place finish in Wednesday's 15-kilometer individual race at the IBU World Championships according to a press release from U.S. Biathlon. It marked the third career top-15 finish for Dunklee in the event.
Thursday, March 12, 2015

Youth Basketball: St. J Rotary tournament results
St. Johnsbury School
Thursday, March 12, 2015

Male Athlete of the Week: Lyndon Institute's Caleb Genereaux
Ending up on the slalom course for last Tuesday's GS state meet turned out to favor Vikings junior Caleb Genereaux. Racing on the abbreviated course because of an Okemo scheduling snafu, the junior took first place in a torrid, three-way finish in which his time of 1 minute and 40.11 seconds was just .04 seconds faster than the runner-up and .11 seconds ahead of third place. It was his second GS win of the season, and his first in four races at Okemo.
Thursday, March 12, 2015

Female Athlete of the Week: North Country Goalie Mikaella Doran
Good goaltenders often get overlooked because they only get attention when they let one in. That doesn't happen much with North Country's Mikaella Doran. She took a 10-shutout, 1.00 goals against average season into the Division II finals at Gutterson Fieldhouse last week and helped the Falcons come away with a 4-2 win and their first ever championship, despite being outshot 25-13.
Thursday, March 12, 2015

Alpine Skiing: Cannon Hosts Eastern HS Championships
Here are results from last weekend's USSA Eastern Regional High School championships at Cannon Mountain. As in the past, skiers from Wisconsin participated.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015

N.H. Boys Hoops: Wilton Turns Away No. 1 Littleton
PLYMOUTH, N.H. -- Despite shooting only 9-for-22 from the field, fourth-ranked Wilton-Lyndeborough's Jordan Litts put up a game-high 28 points to lead the Warriors past Littleton 56-42 in a Division IV boys hoops semifinal on Monday night at Foley Gymnasium.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Youth Basketball: Monday Rotary Results
At St. Johnsbury School
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Frederick, Sunapee Win Thriller for Title
PLYMOUTH, N.H. -- Colebrook girls basketball coach Steve Cass said prior to Saturday's Mohawks-Sunapee Division IV championship game before that the two finalists "mirror each other" in their playing styles.
Monday, March 9, 2015

N.H. Boys Hoops: Top-Ranked Littleton Clashes With Wilton Tonight
LITTLETON, N.H. -- After a 17-1 regular season earned Littleton the top rank in Division IV boys hoops, the Crusaders have gained wins over Hinsdale and Woodsville to advance to their semifinal matchup tonight with No. 4 Wilton-Lyndeborough.
Monday, March 9, 2015

Whether Skiing or Biking, Snow Days Are Here
"Any day skiing is a great day."
Saturday, March 7, 2015

N.H. D-IV Girls Final Preview: Colebrook Seeks First Title
For a championship game involving the two top teams, not many give second-seeded Colebrook Academy much of a chance against the top-seeded, undefeated Sunapee Lakers in their Division IV girls championship today at noon at Plymouth State University.
Saturday, March 7, 2015

Littleton Knocks Out Woodsville, Advances to Semis
LITTLETON, N.H. -- Behind the efforts of Kuba Kubkowski and Logan Briggs and in front of a packed house on Friday night, Littleton narrowly defeated Woodsville 46-45 to advance to the Division IV boys hoops semifinal.
Saturday, March 7, 2015

N.H. Boys Quarterfinals: Epping Ousts Eagles 73-37
EPPING, N.H. -- The Epping Blue Devils used their size advantage to the fullest Friday night, as forwards Colby Wilson (20) and Brett Couture combined for 39 points to eliminate the sixth-seeded Groveton Eagles from the Division IV quarterfinals by a score of 73-37.
Saturday, March 7, 2015

Youth Hoops: St. Johnsbury Rotary Club Tournament Results
ROTARY YOUTH HOOPS TOURNAMENT
Saturday, March 7, 2015

Ross Heads Back To His Roots
ST. JOHNSBURY -- With his storied varsity career behind him, St. Johnsbury Academy 1,000-point scorer Tristen Ross has decided to head home for the next phase of his basketball and academic life.
Friday, March 6, 2015

Raptors' Delight: Rivendell Ousts Lake Region 49-39
BARRE -- Lake Region had a 37-34 lead with 4:30 left in the fourth quarter of Thursday's Division III semifinal against the Rivendell Raptors.
Friday, March 6, 2015

Enosburg Upsets Lyndon in Semifinal
BARRE -- Calvin Carter and Cam Caforia guided seventh-ranked Enosburg Falls to an upset over No. 3 Lyndon, 62-49 in the Division II boys hoops semifinal at The Aud on Wednesday evening.
Thursday, March 5, 2015

Female Athlete of the Week: North Country's Callie Young
It's hard to argue with the title "state champion." On Thursday in Craftsbury, North Country freshman Callie Young recorded the fastest time in the state in the 5-kilometer freestyle race and took home the Division I crown. Young followed it up on Tuesday with a second-place finish in the classic style state meet in Ripton and helped the Falcons girls finish fourth overall in Nordic team scoring, just a shade behind Burlington.
Thursday, March 5, 2015

Male Athlete of the Week: St. J Academy's Dominic Hahr
He's one of four siblings to have wrestled at St. Johnsbury Academy, and the first to win a state title. That's what came to senior Dominic Hahr as he won the 145-pound title in the state finals at Middlebury Union High School on Saturday.
Thursday, March 5, 2015

Top-Seeded LHS Rolls, 63-25
LITTLETON, N.H. -- It was business as usual Wednesday night as top-seeded Littleton got out to a fast start in the Division IV tournament with a 63-25 ouster of 16th-ranked Hinsdale.
Thursday, March 5, 2015

NH D-IV Boys Hoops: Groveton Wins as Collins Wins 400th
GROVETON, N.H. -- The sixth-seeded Groveton boys outlasted 11th-rated Sunapee, 60-52 and gave coach Mark Collins a 400th coaching win on Wednesday in the first round of the Division IV playoffs.
Thursday, March 5, 2015

Youth Basketball: Rotary Results
ST. JOHNSBURY -- Here are results from Wednesday's action in the St. Johnsbury Rotary Club's 67th annual youth basketball tournament.
Thursday, March 5, 2015

D-III Hoops Semifinal Preview: Upset-Minded Rangers Meet Raptors
BARRE -- After a stunning upset of top-ranked Windsor on Friday, No. 8 Lake Region (14-8) will look to keep its seven-game win streak going when it meets No. 4 Rivendell (18-4) tonight at the Aud, with the winner returning on Saturday for a shot at the Division III championship.
Thursday, March 5, 2015

NCU Girls Hockey Clinic
Fresh off its 2015 championship win, the North Country Falcons girls ice hockey team is holding a clinic on Saturday, March 7, from 10:30-12 at Pat Burns Arena in Stanstead, Quebec.
Thursday, March 5, 2015

Fire on Ice: Bernier, Falcons Capture First Title
BURLINGTON -- Top-ranked North Country rebounded from a rocky start to score a decisive 4-2 victory over No. 2 Mt. Mansfield on Tuesday in the Division II finals at Gutterson Fieldhouse and claim the school's first-ever girls hockey championship.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Vt. Alpine Ski Championships
RIPTON -- The Mount Mansfield girls broke through for the first time in two decades while the Champlain Valley boys and Woodstock continued their reign in the world of high school Nordic skiing on Tuesday.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Vikings, Enosburg Play for Finals Tonight
LYNDON CENTER -- It's another step along the way for the Lyndon Vikings, as they prepare for tonight's Division II semifinal against the seventh-seeded Enosburg Falls High School Hornets.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015

N.H. Division IV Girls Hoops: Sunapee Pushes Past Littleton Late To Earn Championship Berth
PLYMOUTH, N.H. -- Littleton held an eight-point, 36-28, lead over undefeated and top-ranked Sunapee heading into the fourth quarter on Monday night. It was the first time all season Sunapee had trailed past the first quarter, but the Lakers went on an 18-7 fourth-quarter run to earn a championship-game berth with a 46-43 win over No. 4 Littleton in a Division IV girls hoops semifinal.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Girls Hockey: NCU's Bernier Named D-II Player of the Year
To the surprise of nobody, North Country Union senior forward Whitney Bernier was named Division II Player of the Year in voting results released Monday by the Vermont Girls Ice Hockey Coaches Association.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

SJA Grad Perreault Places 4th at NCAA Regionals
BRISTOL, R.I. -- Plymouth State University finished 13th Sunday at the NCAA Division III Northeast Regional Championships, hosted by Roger Williams University.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

N.H. Division IV Girls Hoops: Colebrook Advances Past Groveton to Championship
PLYMOUTH, N.H. -- Colebrook took care of third-ranked Groveton to advance to the N.H. Division IV girls hoops championship on Saturday. The No. 2 Mohawks defeated Groveton 55-46 on Monday evening behind Michaella Biron's team-high 17 points. Lexi Lawson contributed 10 points and eight rebounds.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

GS Meet Today at Okemo
PERU -- Here are individual results from Monday's slalom portion of the state meet at Bromley Mountain. St. Johnsbury Academy and Lyndon Institute participated, and the second half of the championships will be held today with the GS meet at Okemo Mtn. in Ludlow.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Falcons Face Coogs for D-II Championship
Don't call it a coronation, net yet anyway.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Vt. Wrestling State Championship: SJA Finishes Second; Dominic Hahr Crowned at 145
MIDDLEBURY -- It played out just as advertised.
Monday, March 2, 2015

Familar North Country Foes Colebrook, Groveton Meet Again
No one expects it to be easy, but if the Division IV girls basketball crown is to be taken from the undefeated Sunapee Lakers, someone from the North Country will be doing it.
Monday, March 2, 2015

No. 4 Littleton Takes on Top-ranked, Undefeated Sunapee
LITTLETON, N.H. -- After getting through the regular season with a 15-3 record, No. 4 Littleton has knocked off Lisbon and Nute to advance to the Division IV girls basketball semifinal against top-ranked Sunapee.
Monday, March 2, 2015

Indoor Track & Field: Locals Compete at New England
BOSTON -- The St. Johnsbury Academy girls 4x400 meter relay team set the Vermont state record at the 28th annual New England Indoor Track and Field Championships this weekend at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center. Hannah Ryan, Katherine Cowan, Quaashie Douglas and Bettina Hammer comprised the record-breaking team.
Monday, March 2, 2015

Girls D-II Hockey Semifinal: Bernier Carries Falcons Into Title Game
JAY -- She's put all-world numbers up all season, so Whitney Bernier's performance Saturday in North Country Union's 3-2 semifinal win over Missisquoi Valley was no surprise.
Monday, March 2, 2015

River 50, Lake 46
BARRE -- After 21 wins in 24 games, Lake Region came just four points shy of their ultimate goal on Saturday when No. 3 Mill River slipped by the top-seeded Rangers in the fourth quarter and came away with a 50-46 win and the Division II championship.
Sunday, March 1, 2015

Trojans Stop Chargers
CRAFTSBURY COMMON -- After running up a 17-3 record in the regular season, Craftsbury battled for 32 minutes but came up short of a trip to Barre with a 39-32 loss to visiting Twinfield in Friday's Division IV quarterfinal.
Saturday, February 28, 2015

N.H. D-IV Quarterfinals: Littleton Defeats Nute, Advances to Final Four
LITTLETON, N.H. -- The fourth-ranked Littleton girls basketball team pulled away in the second half to defeat No. 5 Nute 62-51 in a Division IV quarterfinal game at LHS on Friday.
Saturday, February 28, 2015

Despite Wild Comeback, No. 9 Hilltoppers Unable To Advance To 'Ship
BARRE -- Despite a comeback for the ages, St. Johnsbury Academy's hunt for a Division II boys hockey title-game berth ended one game short on Friday evening.
Saturday, February 28, 2015

N.H. D-IV Girls Hoops: Colebrook Knocks Off Woodsville, Advances to Semis
COLEBROOK, N.H. -- Michaella Biron scored a game-high 25 points to boost second-seeded Colebrook Academy to a 50-36 win over No. 7 Woodsville in the Division IV girls hoops playoffs on Friday evening.
Saturday, February 28, 2015

Lesperance's Buzzer Beater Lifts Eagles 40-37
GROVETON, N.H. -- With six-tenths of a second left, Alicia Lesperance pulled up from behind the arc and launched the game-winning triple that sent third-seeded Groveton past sixth-ranked Pittsfield, 40-37 in the Division IV quarterfinals on Friday, and on to Plymouth.
Saturday, February 28, 2015

High School Wrestling State Tournament: SJA in 2nd Heading into Today's Finals
MIDDLEBURY -- The St. J Academy wrestling team is in second place going into today's championship matches at Middlebury Union High School. With 14 seeded athletes in the tournament, the Hilltoppers have four still alive in the quarterfinals, and 10 already into the semis. Leading the pack in team scoring is perennial state champion Mt. Anthony Union.
Saturday, February 28, 2015

LI Rides Out Green Wave 55-50, Returns to Barre
LYNDON CENTER -- Lyndon Institute fans got their money's worth in Friday night's D-II quarterfinal as the defending-champion Vikings held off a spirited Mt. St. Joseph team 55-50.
Saturday, February 28, 2015

One, Two, NCU
CRAFTSBURY -- Freshman Callie Young and sophomore Avery Ellis made it a one-two finish for North Country on Thursday at the freestyle (or skate) portion of the state Nordic championships held at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center.
Friday, February 27, 2015

Hilltoppers Seeded Second at Today's State Meet
ST. JOHNSBURY -- The St. J Academy wrestling team isn't obsessed with winning.
Friday, February 27, 2015

LI, SJ Celebrate Skiing at Hard'ack
ST. ALBANS -- It was a celebration of all things hometown skiing Thursday as St. Johnsbury Academy and Lyndon Institute participated in the annual Holmenkollen at Hard'ack, in St. Albans.
Friday, February 27, 2015

One More Win: Rangers Look To Prove They Really Are No. 1
There's nothing left to do but play the game.
Friday, February 27, 2015

Bernier Scores 50th, Falcons Advance
JAY -- For top-ranked North Country's Whitney Bernier, her first goal of the night, just 3:40 into Wednesday's Division II quarterfinal against No. 8 Brattleboro would hold up as the game winner in what would end as a 5-0 Falcons victory. Her second of the game, just over four minutes into the second period, made it 4-0 North Country and marked an incredible milestone in the senior's career.
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Male Athlete of the Week: White Mountains Regional's Liam Hayden
His nickname is Lightning, and Hayden demonstrated why in winning the NHIAA Division III 120-pound championship Feb. 21 at Campbell High School in Litchfield.
Thursday, February 26, 2015

SJA Stuns Top-seeded Harwood
WATERBURY -- At The Ice Center, sophomore goalie Cody Smith stood on his head as ninth-ranked St. Johnsbury Academy took down N0. 1 Harwood Union 4-1 in Division II boys hockey on Wednesday evening. Smith finished the game with 50 saves.
Thursday, February 26, 2015

LHS Wins Finale, First Place
LITTLETON, N.H. -- They finished in first place with a 17-1 record, but there's more for the Littleton Crusaders to do.
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Female Athlete of the Week: White Mountains Regional's Alex Curtis
White Mountains Regional's Alex Curtis was firing on all cylinders in last weekend's girls indoor track and field state meet at the University of New Hampshire.
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Wednesday's Scores/Top Performers and Upcoming Schedule
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

LI Wins, Cobb Hits 1,000
LYNDON CENTER -- Senior Jay Cobb scored his 1,000th career point in a 64-36 first-round Division II playoff win over 14th-ranked Springfield on Tuesday evening, as third-ranked Lyndon Institute earned its 15th consecutive win.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

SJA, LI Move on to State Meets
MIDDLEBURY -- St. J Academy and Lyndon Institute both qualified for next week's state meets as a result of Tuesday's NVAC GS meet at the Middlebury Snow Bowl.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

One Shot Short
BARRE -- There are no losers at "The Aud."
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Rangers Win First-Rounder 59-44
ORLEANS -- Lake Region won the final five games of the regular season to earn a home playoff game, then made the most of it on Tuesday with a 59-46 Division III playdown win over BFA-Fairfax.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

N.H. Girls Playoff Roundup: Woodsville, LHS, Groveton, Colebrook Advance
WOODSVILLE, N.H. -- Woodsville and Hinsdale played to a deadlock in three of the four quarters of their Tuesday night Division IV playoff opener. In the third quarter, six points by Tori Clough provided the margin of difference in the Engineers' 39-34 win
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

N.H. Division III Girls Hoops: Raymond Knocks Off WMR For First-Ever Playoff Win
WHITEFIELD, N.H. -- The 14th-seeded White Mountains Regional girls fell to the hot shots of No. 19 Raymond, 46-38 on Tuesday in the opening round of the Division III girls hoops playoffs.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Tuesday's Scores and Wednesday's Schedule
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

No. 1 Stunner: Lake Region Rallies From 10 Down To Edge Lyndon
BARRE -- Sophomore Becky Doucet gritted out a tough shot from the paint with 35 seconds to go cap a fourth-quarter Lake Region comeback and send the top-ranked Rangers to their first title game since 2011 with a 45-43 win over fourth-ranked Lyndon in a Division II semifinal Monday night.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Local Roundup: Engineers Too Much For Profile
BETHLEHEM, N.H. -- Jaret Bemis and Sam Pushee scored 19 points a piece to lead Woodsville past Profile 59-48 on Monday evening.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015


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