Sports

2014 BASEBALL PREVIEW: Baseball is back in the Monadnock region

Monday, April 14, 2014

The crack of the bat has already begun to ring out around the Monadnock region, as the high school baseball season kicked off last night. With Conant seeking to go back to back after a big title win last year and ConVal looking to ride their otherworldly starting pitcher Ivon Clough to the postseason, not to mention the young Mascenic … 0

Softball: the surest sign of spring

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The fields are drying out, the tarps are coming off and it’s time for another softball season to start. After a 2013 season that saw … 0

Love of football, service guides Marauders team

Monday, April 7, 2014

The Monadnock Marauders are a semi-professional football team that have been representing the Monadnock region on and off the gridiron since 2002. “The community service … 0

Jaffrey: April vacation camp for Little Leaguers

Monday, April 7, 2014

The Jaffrey Parks and Recreation Department is offering an April vacation baseball camp run by Dave Springfield. The camp is for boys 7-12; sessions run from 9 a.m. to noon daily from April 21-25. Cost is $70 for the week or $15 a day for drop-ins. Register at … 0

SOFTBALL:

Monday, April 7, 2014

The ConVal varsity softball team traveled to Darien, Conn. this weekend for a round of preseason scrimmages. The team played three games during the weekend trip, winning one. This season, the Cougars will look to defend last year’s … 0

Peterborough: Learning the ropes

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Four years ago, Emma Rogers of Peterborough began a unique and rewarding journey, seeking to follow her interest in the performing art of circus. After a great amount of sacrifice and hard work, Rogers, now 18, will attend … 0

Peterborough: Ocean State Job Lot helps food banks with donations

Friday, March 28, 2014

  The first 15 tractor trailer loads of shelf stable foods headed out March 25 to deliver goods to 13 different food banks and pantries across New England and New York. The program is expected to distribute over 90 … 0

The 2013-14 Winter Sports Awards

Monday, March 31, 2014

As we slowly slip the clutches of winter’s icy grasp and start nurturing the bright blossoms of spring, the time comes to reflect upon the wild and wonderful winter sports season we’re leaving behind. And just as the … 0

Jaffrey: Hoops for Steve

Monday, March 31, 2014

Each year, basketball fans and players from around the area band together to honor the memory of Stephen Record, the Conant basketball player whose life was tragically cut short back in 2007. And what one might expect to … 0

Swimming: Simoneau swims at YMCA meet

Monday, March 31, 2014

Conant freshman Kristyn Simoneau competed in the 2014 New England YMCA Swimming Championships in Andover, Mass. last weekend. Simoneau placed 11th in the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:05:40, 24th in the 100 Fly with a time of 1:07:47 and 19th in the 50 Free with a … 0

Peterborough: Three-on-three tourney raises over $8,000

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Every year, I look forward to the annual Place To Go three-on-three basketball tournament. It’s been a tradition in Peterborough for as long as I can remember. My team had been steadily improving over the last few tourneys, … 0

Running: Milers wrap up winter race series

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The Monadnock Milers held the final race of the annual winter chiller series on March 22. The final race was a 5.7 mile course beginning and ending at the ConVal High School parking lot. The chilly temperature did … 0

Peterborough: ConVal grad to run for charity

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Next month, Peterborough native Eddie Harms will run the Boston Marathon as part of the Shawn Thornton Foundation, raising awareness for cancer and Parkinson’s disease research. Last April, Harms ran the marathon as a member of the Brigham and Womens Hospital team, finishing about half an hour before … 0