Mountain Valley High School Sports

Mountain Valley High School Sports

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H.S. softball: Bulldogs edge Falcons in 10 innings

FARMINGDALE — Eva Shepherd didn't get exactly what she wanted but it was what she and her Hall-Dale teammates needed. The Bulldogs shortstop had the winning run standing at third base Monday and the bat and destiny in her hands. "Usually I'm so nervous," Shepherd said. "I was ...

H.S. softball: Mountain Valley ousts Winthrop

WINTHROP — Their attitudes were playful and relaxed, but the game-face demeanor of the Mountain Valley softball team was all business Thursday. The sixth-ranked Falcons were loose and loving it in their Western C quarterfinal, but their play was stellar in a 10-1 win over third-seede...

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H.S. softball: Mountain Valley pounds Sacopee Valley

RUMFORD — Lindsay Marston scattered three hits in seven innings and drew ample run support, as Mountain Valley overpowered Sacopee Valley, 12-0, in a Western Class C Prelim tilt Tuesday. Sydney Petrie and Aly Carlton led the Falcons (12-5) with two hits and three RBIS apiece. Kariss...

H.S. softball: Dirigo rallies past rival Mtn. Valley

DIXFIELD — In addition to good pitch selection, one thing Dirigo's Katelyn Olsen needed in the pitcher's circle Wednesday was a selective memory. When Mountain Valley's Aly Carlton drilled an Olsen offering over the fence during the first at-bat of the game, the Cougars hurler knew s...

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H.S. softball: Falcons bounce back

RUMFORD — Small ball led to big results Friday for Mountain Valley. "We changed our lineup," Mountain Valley coach Lisa Russell said. "That's what we wanted to try because we needed to score some runs after a tough loss (Thursday) at Hall-Dale." The Falcons bounced back and us...

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H.S. Roundup: Lisbon baseball rallies past Winthrop

LISBON — Kyle Bourget struck out 12 and scattered six hits as Lisbon defeated Winthrop 6-3 in MVC baseball action Tuesday. Joe Philbrick had three hits for Lisbon (6-2) The Greyhounds rallied from a 3-0 deficit in the third, plating all six runs in the bottom of the same innin...

H.S. boys' lacrosse: Oak Hill shoots past Mountain Valley

WALES — Dan Brannigan has told his team it needs to shoot more. By now, his Oak Hill boys' lacrosse squad is likely tired of hearing the cliche that 100 percent of the shots they don't take won't go in. Brannigan tends to preach that often in practice. So the Raiders did a lit...

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Mountain Valley Baseball Preview

Coach: Steve LaPointe (35th year) Last year's record: 8-6 Returning letter-winners: Juniors — Caleb Gauvin (1B), Ian Austin (OF/P), Tom Marshall (SS). Key losses: Adam Volkernick, Josh Rainey, Colin Mer...

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Mtn. Valley softball preview

Coaches: Lisa Russell and Deb Buotte (third year) Last year’s record: 10-4, lost in Western B preliminary. Returning letter-winners:  Seniors — Katie Collette C, Kasey Smith 1B, Katie Mills 2B, Aly Carlton OF, Shann...

Western C Preview: Mustangs, Ramblers, Saints among threats to Cougar three-peat

Winning three consecutive regional titles, while no cinch, has been far from impossible in Class C this century. Three teams — St. Dom's, Calais and George Stevens Academy — have all turned the trick within the last dozen years. Winning three state titles in a row is a differen...

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Mountain Valley boys' lacrosse preview

Coach: Rick White (second year) Last year's record: 1-11 Returning letter-winners: Seniors — Mason Milligan (D), Brandon Roberts (D), Michael Theriault (A); Juniors — Corbin Arsenault (A), Jared Arsenault (M), Chris Bour...

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Mountain Valley girls' lacrosse preview

Coach: Kristen Provencher (third year) Last year's record: 2-10 Returning letter-winners: Jordan True, Kayla Pingree, Katie Puiia, Taylor Smart, Kayla Sinclair, Danielle Thibodeau, Ashlynn Young. Key losses: ...

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Mountain Valley girls' tennis preview

Coach: Elaine Michaud (25th year) Last year's record: 3-9 Returning letter-winners: Seniors — Abbey Pinkham, Elizabeth Adley, Kristin Gould, Rachel Averill. Key losses: Taylor Dickson, Addy Gorham, Kase...

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Mountain Valley boys' tennis preview

Coach: Todd Papianou Last year's record: 2-10 Returning letter-winners: Senior — Andrew Boucher, Travis Ford; Juniors — Connor Woods. Key losses: N/A Promising newcomers: S...

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H.S. Football: Long-time assistant LaPointe to take over at Mountain Valley

Steve LaPointe knows some will wonder if he has the energy to run the signature athletic program at Mountain Valley High School at the age of 57.