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Boys’ basketball: Back-to-back champs

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Boynton Middle School basketball team pulled off a shocker on Saturday morning, beating the vaunted World Academy team to win the Bulldogs’ second straight championship. World Academy had been undefeated all season, handing Boynton their only loss when the two played in the regular season. …

Indoor track: Good show at States

Monday, February 8, 2016

Conant, ConVal and Mascenic competed at the state divisional indoor track and field championships on Saturday at Dartmouth. Tyler Sands of Conant had the finest …

Unified Basketball: Conant beats Milford

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Conant unified basketball team beat Milford on Thursday afternoon. …

Wrestling: Curran, Nix meet for on-mat rematch

Monday, February 8, 2016

ConVal’s Daniel Curran and Newport’s Stephen Nix finally squared off in the ring again on Saturday. The two wrestling rivals had been expected to meet a week ago at ConVal, but undefeated state champion Nix wrestled up a …

Skiing / snowboarding: Get stoked

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Crotched Mountain is well-known for its extensive series of terrain parks, breeding scores of skiers and snowboarders who can hit the wildest tricks imaginable off the mountain’s plethora of ramps, pipes and other installations. But what does it …

Alpine skiing: Tamok sweeps at Sunapee

Monday, February 1, 2016

The ConVal Alpine ski team competed in their only regular-season away meet on Friday, heading to Mt. Sunapee for a day of slalom and grand slalom events at the Southern New Hampshire Championships. In the SL, Eli Tamok took the day, finishing first overall in 1:02.78. Aiden Hall …

Boys’ basketball: Vikings win WLC rematch

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Tuesday’s Mascenic/WLC boys’ basketball game was a controlled affair unlike the run-and-gun shootout earlier this season, but the end result was the same: a Vikings win. Initially, the Warriors looked to have an advantage down low, with forward …

Girls’ basketball: Conant wins 42nd straight

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Orioles got a scare Tuesday night against visiting Monadnock, as the Huskies hit a halftime buzzerbeater and held a lead deep into the third quarter. But Conant buckled down on defense and outscored Monadnock 20-5 in the fourth quarter to pull off a 51-36 win. Conant has …

Boys’ basketball: Dublin takes out Bradford in overtime

Monday, February 1, 2016

The crowd filling Dublin’s Whitney Gymnasium on Saturday was treated to a thriller, as boys’ basketball went toe-to-toe with Bradford Christian Academy in a game that needed four minutes of overtime to produce a winner. Trailing 24-17 at halftime, the Wildcats erased the deficit with an 8-0 run …

Running: Traffies come in 1-2 in second Winter Chiller of the season

Monday, February 1, 2016

Here are the results of the second Winter Chiller held on Jan. 23 in Wilton at the High Mowing School. The next race (3.5 miles) is in Hancock at the Meetinghouse in the center of town on Saturday …

Boys’ basketball: Pelham smothers Mascenic at home

Monday, February 1, 2016

The Mascenic Vikings fell victim to the Pelham Pythons on Friday night thanks to the two-headed attack of Keith Brown and Cam DeLoreto. Mascenic was able to jump out to an early lead, but once Brown started scoring, …

Jaffrey: Ready for the ring

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

In a small basement in the woods of Troy, New Hampshire, Jade Algarin is training for greatness. Shadow boxing, lifting weights, and exchanging blows with trainer Christopher Manzi, the 29-year-old boxer is training to compete in the New …

Women’s basketball: FPU ices it at free throw line

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

The 7th Annual Hoops for Hope games between ConVal and Conant will take place on Feb. 9, at the ConVal High School Gymnasium in Peterborough. The varsity girls’ teams will take the court at 5:30 p.m. followed by …