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Jaffrey-Rindge / Mascenic / WLC: DI teams back from Globals

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Six area teams got the opportunity to test their ingenuity and skills last week during the Destination Imagination Globals. Students were pitted against the cream of the crop from not only around the nation, but around the world. The contest was held at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville over several days last week. Global Finals included 17,000 attendees from … 0

Softball: WLC comeback falls short

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

WLC nearly took out No. 2 Sunapee Thursday, but the Lakers prevailed 8-7. WLC was up 3-0 early before a couple of costly errors opened the floodgates in the fourth. After a Warrior flurry, Sunapee scored in the sixth and the game went into the final frame with WLC down 8-4. The Warriors tied it in the top of the seventh, but the … 0

Letters: Don’t trust others’ opinions

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

To the editor: In the May 19 paper, Benji Rosen reported on a presentation by Alison Weir to the Rotarians, where she was critical of U.S. support for Israel. Rosen informed readers that the Anti-Defamation League says Weir “...employs anti-Semitic imagery in portraying Israel’s influence over America.” Reporting such a serious charge after the presentation is not helpful. Readers are just left wondering … 0

‘March Against Monsanto’ planned

Friday, May 15, 2015

On Saturday people in 38 countries across the globe will gather as part of a world-wide “March Against Monsanto.” In New Hampshire, marches will take place at the state house in Concord at 11 a.m., in Rochester in the center of town at 2 p.m., in Littleton in … 0

Boys’ Tennis: Warriors swept in week’s play

Monday, May 18, 2015

Wilton-Lyndeborough dropped three matches and continues to struggle with player absences. The Warriors (3-8) fell to Monadnock (9-2), Kearsarge (5-6) and Sanborn (2-11) last week; they were beaten by the Huskies 9-0, the Cougars 5-4 and the Indians, 6-3. The team has missed players for everything from academic … 0

VIEWPOINTs: Our dysfunctional relationship with alcohol

Monday, May 18, 2015

All Granite State citizens, including me, are very irresponsible drug pushers in that we collectively sell lots of alcohol, the liquid drug, both to in- and out-of-state folks, yet we do relatively little to prevent and treat problems that result. The mantra of any drug pusher is to … 0

Peterborough: Former Gov. Lynch to speak at forum

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Former New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch will be the speaker at the Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse on June 9 in Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture in Peterborough. Since concluding a historic … 0

Baseball: WLC on four-game streak

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The Warriors are on the good side of .500 after winning their past two away games; they defeated Derryfield 12-7 on Thursday and Newmarket 9-3 on Monday. Drew Reid started against Derryfield, going 2.1 innings with five runs … 0

Girls’ Tennis: WLC splits week’s matches

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Wilton-Lyndeborough split two matches last week despite a depleted roster. The Warriors (3-6) defeated Pelham (1-7), but fell to Monadnock (5-3). The team continues to be challenged by roster troubles including the continued absence of Madison Crawford, Coach Betsie Sullivan said in an email, but still managed a … 0

Track and field: Some top finishes for WLC

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

WLC participated in two track meets last week with some impressive results. At Campbell last Tuesday: Samuel Bailey — 3rd in Boys Shot Put 34’11’’ Hans Kemmerer — 3rd in Boys High Jump with a height of 5’4’’ Kelsey Randlett — 2nd in Girls Javelin with a distance … 0

Boys’ Tennis: WLC loses matches to Pelham, Sanborn

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

WLC lost their last two matches to top state teams. The Warriors (3-6) were swept by Pelham (10-1), with only four players present Friday, according to coach John Williams. Pelham was a tough team even without the roster challenges, Williams added. “They’re good, they’re probably going to be … 0

Viewpoints: Town Meetings — gone but not forgotten?

Friday, May 1, 2015

Recently the town I live in did the unthinkable. At least it was unthinkable for some of us die-hard New Englanders. They voted to do away with Town Meetings. Yes, they walked into those voting booths and checked off the spot that put the proverbial kibosh on a … 0

VIEWPOINTS: Deflategate and the integrity of the sport

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Regardless of the sport being played, it is absolutely essential that the playing field be equal for all. But that hasn’t necessarily been the case especially over the late two decades. One negative impact has been the use … 0