Sports

Special Olympics: Patriots play in State Games

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Monadnock Valley Patriots played in the state basketball tournament held in Derry on April 5. The newly formed adult special Olympics team had its most competitive tournament yet, with every athlete on the team scoring a basket, and playing very hard. The Patriots had two teams in the tournament, one placed forth while the other finished in fifth. After … 0

In full swing

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

On April 11, the ConVal girls tennis team traveled to and defeated Goffstown in their first match of the spring. Junior McKenzie West, senior Ashlynn … 0

SOFTBALL: ML

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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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 … 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 ConVal capture its first state championship, hopes are high for another great season, … 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 is what has always set the Marauders apart from other teams in the … 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