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Mascenic's Roman Ojala and Ian Honkala competed at the state individual golf championships at Waukewan Golf Course on Saturday.

Golf: Bittersweet taste of Champagne

Monday, October 12, 2015

Mascenic’s vaunted golf team played well enough to place third overall in the state during Thursday’s opening round action. But with Doug Champagne of Bow all but popping the bubbly after his lights-out, day-one performance, the Vikings’ chances at an individual championship were as bleak as the frigid, windy weather on Saturday morning. In a world without Doug Champagne, Mascenic’s …

Football: ConVal comeback bid falls just short

Monday, October 12, 2015

ConVal football lost a heartbreaker on Friday night to Kingswood, 41-35 in overtime. The Cougars came all the way back after falling behind 28-7 in …

Girls’ soccer: Dublin drops one to rival Putney School

Friday, October 9, 2015

The Dublin School girls’ soccer team faced their rival The evenly matched squads traded possession throughout the first half. Dublin was able to capitalize on …

Golf: Playing the round of his life

Monday, October 12, 2015

Pastor Fouad Farris of the Jaffrey Bible Church played 100 holes of golf at Monadnock Country Club Wednesday. Pastor Farris played the 9-hole course, with two balls played at each hole, for 5 and one half rounds, plus …

Football: Ravens’ sprint squad takes down Navy on road

Monday, October 12, 2015

The secondary of the Franklin Pierce University sprint football team was marked as a “no passing” zone early and often on Friday night, though the defensive display did not seem to deter Navy from trying to gain yards …

Golf: Playing on the big stage

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Roman Ojala of Mascenic is already a champion. The latest entry in a long line of New Ipswich golfing royalty, Ojala made his debut in 2012 and promptly won the Division III state title as a freshman. And …

Exquisite Picks: Asking a Belichick for Week 5 picks

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

This week I went to Belichick for help with the picks. Yeah, that’s right, I asked Amanda Belichick to play rock-paper-scissors with me to determine the winners of each game. Amanda is a coworker of mine at the …

Field hockey: ConVal falls to No. 2 Windham

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

It was a tough fight against #2 Windham tonight, but we were able to hold them to just 4 goals with our goalie, Hannah Reinfrank posting an 87% save rate with 28 saves. Our defense fought hard along …

Volleyball: ConVal falls to Milford in straight sets

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

The Cougars lost to Milford 3-0 Monday. Leading the Cougars were captain Caroline Magee with 2 aces, 4 digs, and 2 kills and captain Aidan Dissinger with 6 digs, 5 assists, and 1 kill. ConVal (4-8) travels to Manchester West (1-10) Friday at 5:15 p.m. …

Boys’ soccer: DeGrenier nets hat trick in Conant win

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Senior Josh DeGrenier scored all three goals for Conant as they knocked off Sanborn 3-2 on Friday. Conant is now 2-8-1; they’ll host Monadnock (1-9) today at 4 p.m. …

Extreme sports: Getting dirty at a Tough Mudder

Monday, October 5, 2015

WESTBROOK, MAINE — There are hundreds of thousands of reasons over 2 million participants have finished a Tough Mudder — a race where you run 10 to 12 miles, sporadically scaling, crawling and even flying over obstacles spread …

Franklin Pierce: Weekly Ravens roundup

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Freshman James Bisazza of the Franklin Pierce University men’s tennis team has been named Northeast-10 Conference Men’s Tennis Rookie of the Week for the second straight week, as announced Monday by the Conference office. In addition, two members of the Ravens volleyball team were named to their sport’s …

Exquisite Picks: Attractive punters for the NFL win

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

In order to choose this week’s winners, I will pick based on the relative attractiveness of each team’s respective punter. Why the punter? Why not the punter? There is a lot of discussion around the attractiveness of quarterbacks …