By Tris Wykes WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – Senior Night for the Hartford High boys lacrosse team didn’t turn out quite as hoped by the hosts. Rice showed up with 13 seniors of its own. One of them, attackman Jackson Harris, scored his third goal of the evening with 2 minutes, 7 seconds remaining to give…

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By Tris Wykes WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – There was some thought Thursday that the always-active rivalry between Hartford High and neighboring Windsor might keep the schools’ first baseball battle of the season close. The Hurricanes, however, had different plans.  The hosts used a seven-run second inning to surge to a 16-3 defeat of the Yellowjackets…

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By Tris Wykes WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – It’s a challenge playing boys tennis at Hartford High.  Wednesday, the Hurricanes fell to 0-11 with a 5-0 loss to visiting Burr & Burton at the Maxfield Sports Complex. The Bulldogs’ blanking was the seventh suffered this spring by Hartford, which has won four of 66 singles and…

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By Tris Wykes WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – Tree seedlings in small, cardboard containers were given away to spectators at Friday night’s Hartford High boys lacrosse game against visiting Colchester. The “Elber-trees” were part of Bill Elberty Night, a time to remember the former Hurricanes coach who passed away suddenly at age 66 last spring. The…

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By Tris Wykes WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – Hartford High freshman Zach Johnson made his varsity pitching debut an outing to remember Saturday night, allowing no hits or runs during a four-inning start that led to the Hurricanes’ 6-1 defeat of Rutland at the Maxfield Sports Complex.  Johnson, who had previously played shortstop for Hartford’s varsity,…

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By Tris Wykes WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – Hartford High junior Caroline Hamilton comes from a family of tough athletes. Her brothers, Tyler and Kyle, were three-sport standouts for the Hurricanes and play football at Bates College in Maine.  Her father, Chris, is a former football player and Dartmouth College’s diving coach. Caroline plays field hockey…

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By Tris Wykes WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – One team had experienced and capable pitching. The other did not. That factor decided Saturday’s softball game between Hartford High and visiting Windsor, which won, 19-3. The Hurricanes surrendered only one hit but 11 runs during the first inning. The hosts issued 21 walks and 12 wild pitches…

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By Tris Wykes WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – Gordon Willey, Joseph Barwood and Chris Pierce each scored three goals Wednesday during the Hartford High boys lacrosse team’s 12-1 rout of visiting BFA-Fairfax in a steady rain. Ezra Mock, Bentley Boonyaharn and Blaine Gour also tallied for the Hurricanes, who improved to 3-2 this season. “In the…

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By Tris Wykes WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – The Hartford High boys lacrosse team scored first but not often Monday, falling 10-2 to visiting Woodstock. The Hurricanes, a Vermont Division II outfit, trailed their Division I foes by two goals at halftime before the Wasps cut their defense to ribbons following the break.  Andrew Gubbins, fresh…

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