By Tris Wykes WEST LEBANON – If you spy a gentleman wearing a jaunty pirate’s hat with attached lengths of fake hair and ribbon in the Lebanon High hallways Friday, that’s just hockey goaltender Hunter Robb. The senior took advantage of a rare start Thursday against Kearsarge-Plymouth, making 14 saves to backstop the hosts to…

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By Tris Wykes WEST LEBANON – Lebanon-Stevens-Mount Royal hockey player Andrew Duany and a Monadnock-Fall Mountain opponent somehow snagged their metal facemasks on each other early in Wednesday’s NHIAA Division III contest at Campion Rink. The entanglement had to be undone by a referee and was about as close as the Huskies came to the…

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By Tris Wykes LEBANON – How would the Lebanon High boys basketball team fare while taking a step up in competition Friday? The NHIAA Division II Raiders left little doubt from the outset, jumping to an early lead and fighting off Division I Keene down the stretch for a 52-41 victory. Lebanon, which opened the…

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By Tris Wykes WEST LEBANON – The high-wire act known as the Lebanon-Stevens-Mount Royal boys hockey team continued its winning ways Wednesday, pinning a 3-0 defeat on visiting Keene that was closer than the score would indicate.  Aidan Yates’ goal 1 minute 35 seconds before the first intermission stood up through the second stanza and…

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By Tris Wykes WEST LEBANON – The Lebanon-Stevens-Mount Royal boys hockey team lost some games last season it deserved to win. Monday at Campion Rink, the Raiders exited into the falling snow with a 3-1 victory over Berlin-Gorham that could well have been a tie or a loss. Rejecting that outcome was Lebanon goaltender Toby…

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By Tris Wykes LACONIA, N.H. – The Lebanon-Stevens-Mount Royal boys hockey team lost, 3-2, to Belmont-Gilford in overtime during an NHIAA Division III contest Thursday.  A critical take: the Raiders, just down from Division II, allowed the 0-3 Bulldogs to rally from a two-goal deficit after a period, surrendering the winning tally when goaltender Toby…

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By Tris Wykes LEBANON – Lebanon High and visiting Mascoma clashed in boys basketball Friday for the second time in four days. The Royals, dispatched by 15 points during the teams’ initial meeting, this time put up more of a fight, their late rally falling short during a 56-50 loss.  Mascoma trailed by 18 points…

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By Tris Wykes WEST CANAAN – Mascoma High boys basketball coach Silas Ayres was an unhappy man during parts of Tuesday’s clash with visiting Lebanon. Particularly during the first half, the Royals’ bench boss stamped his feet, pounded both hands on the floor and railed against the dying of his NHIAA Division III team’s hopes…

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By Tris Wykes WEST LEBANON – The few folks allowed inside Campion Rink on Saturday evening didn’t need to look at the scoreboard to know how the NHIAA game between host Lebanon-Stevens-Kearsarge and Hanover was progressing. They could listen to the shouts of Raiders coach Mike Sheehan as his team spent much of the teams’…

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