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Soccer: Postseason on the pitch

Thursday, October 30, 2014

It’s late October, and that means playoff time for New Hampshire’s high school fall sports. The postseason tournaments got underway this week and continue on through the next — with any luck, at least one team from our local high schools will make a deep run. Here’s what to look for as the playoffs heat up. Mascenic boys soccer The … 0

Cross-country: Mascenic boys take first in DIII after tiebreaker

Monday, October 27, 2014

The Mascenic Vikings cross-country team is a perennial powerhouse, often poised to challenge for the top spot in their division in both boys’ and girls’ … 0

Girls’ Soccer: ConVal ties Hanover for second time

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The No. 1 Hanover girls soccer team has won every game this season but three — a loss to John Stark, and after Friday night, … 0

Football: Ravens fall to Navy rush

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Navy junior running back Eric Wellmon pounded his way 227 yards and three touchdowns while carrying the ball 30 times on Saturday afternoon, as the Franklin Pierce University sprint football team held close for the first half but sputtered in the second on the way to a 45-21 … 0

Roundup: Cougars fall to Souhegan

Monday, October 27, 2014

ConVal football The Conval football team lost 53-21 to Souhegan on Friday night. The Cougars had a chance to take the lead early in the game but couldn’t cash in after recovering a fumble deep in Saber territory. ConVal then turned the ball over on three straight possessions … 0

Peterborough: Rec basketball starts in mid-November

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Silver Valley (boys) and Emerald Valley (girls) basketball leagues are offered for 5th through 6th graders. This is the next step in local basketball; competition is a more active component of this program. Participants compete against students in neighboring towns within the Monadnock Region. This league consists … 0

Football: Crowley shines in CV’s first win

Monday, October 20, 2014

The ConVal football team beat Hollis-Brookline 35-21 on Friday night to collect their first win of the season. Senior quarterback John Crowley led the way for Cougars, going 22-31 for 294 yards with four total touchdowns. Crowley had three running TDs and an additional TD through the air … 0

ConVal: Eye on the ball

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Last Saturday, ConVal High School senior Jake Hollander finished second at the NHIAA Division II state golf tournament. On the surface, his success may look like a typical tale of high school athletic success — in reality, it … 0

Soccer: Cougars Claw orioles

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The Conant girls soccer was outsized and outplayed by Campbell High School in a gritty match on their home pitch Tuesday. The Conant Orioles lost 4-0; however, head coach Whit Aldrich was happy with his team’s improvement over … 0

Cross-country: Boynton running program on the rise

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Quietly preparing in the shadows of the successful Mascenic running programs, the Boynton Bulldog cross-country program has making a name for itself over the last couple years. Perennially undermanned, lacking talent and desire, the team languished, while just … 0

Amherst: Souhegan to honor Brandon Garabrant

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Souhegan High School will host a special celebration at the Oct. 24 home Football game to honor local Veterans for their service to our nation. All Veterans and active-duty service members and families are encouraged to attend. The communities of Amherst and Mont Vernon will also be honoring … 0

Golf: ConVal senior takes second in state tourney

Monday, October 13, 2014

ConVal’s golf program all but dissolved this season; after the departure of dedicated golfers Ben Wescott and Sam Cody, both 2014 grads, as well as head coach Don Jalbert, the Cougars golf team was reduced to a club … 0

Golf: Ojala takes second in DIII

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

In a whirlwind weekend, the Mascenic golf team capped off its season with a performance that included some inscrutable, but ultimately inconsequential circumstances. The team went home from the NHIAA team championship on Thursday thinking they had ended … 0