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Hancock: Baseball coaching books available

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Just in time for baseball season, “Coach to Coach” books author Kary Shumway has released a five-book series on coaching youth baseball. The guides are age-specific, and cover drills and baseball philosophies for coaching Tee Ball through Majors (11- and 12-year-olds). “I love baseball, and I love coaching kids,” said Shumway. “But if you don’t have a good plan coming … 0

Boys’ Tennis: Shorthanded Conant winless after three

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The Conant boys’ tennis team continues to struggle, beset by roster troubles. The Orioles (0-3) dropped two matches 0-9, one against Pelham (5-1) last Wednesday … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens nab national No. 1 ranking in DII

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

For the first time in New Hampshire state history, a collegiate baseball team from the Granite State is ranked #1 in country. Six-time regional champion, … 0

Girls’ Tennis: Undefeated Bow tops Warrior girls

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The Wilton-Lyndeborough girls’ tennis squad lost to Bow Tuesday, with No. 1 Madison Bacon dropping her second match of the season. The Warriors (2-4) fell 1-8 to the Bulldogs (5-0), and Bacon lost to Laura Zbehlih 4-8 at the top spot. Freshman No. 6 Jackie Bird’s 8-5 win … 0

Softball: Defending champs still working out the kinks

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

With a prolonged start to the spring season, even the most elite programs are struggling to adjust as they finally move outside and begin practicing and playing in earnest. The defending champion WLC Warriors softball team is no … 0

Volleyball: Mascenic loses on road at Souhegan

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The Vikings boys’ volleyball team lost their first game of the season on Monday, beaten by Souhegan in a 3-1 game on the road. Mascenic pulled out the second game of the match 25-22, but lost the rest 25-17, 25-11 and 25-17. Coach Greg Smith said the game … 0

Baseball: Orioles lose to Brady in extras

Monday, April 20, 2015

Bishop Brady brought their bats with them to Jaffrey on Friday, unleashing an offensive explosion on the Orioles that nearly knocked them out in the first inning. However, Conant put on a powerful display of their own, fighting … 0

Boys’ Tennis: ConVal uses team play to top Windham

Monday, April 20, 2015

The ConVal boys’ tennis squad defeated Windham on Wednesday — and a doubles sweep was crucial to the victory. The Cougars (2-1) beat Windham despite a tough outing in singles, with only No. 1 Stephen Twitchell, No. 2 Malik Tabbara and No. 3 Tejas Moses winning. The team … 0

GIRLS’ TENNIS: WLC girls return to form on court

Monday, April 20, 2015

After tough losses against Littleton and rival Conant, the Wilton-Lyndeborough Warriors won easily Friday. The Warriors (2-3) marched to a 9-0 victory over Profile High School (0-3). The team had strong performances across the board, with No. 1 … 0

Boys’ Volleyball: Vikes off to undefeated start

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Vikings continued their strong opening season last week, netting two wins to bring their record up to 3-0. On Tuesday, the team took Londonderry at home in a 3-1 match, with final scores of 25-15, 24-26, 25-14 and 25-23. Coach Greg Smith noted that his team is … 0

Girls’ Tennis: Green Giants too much for Cougars

Monday, April 20, 2015

The ConVal girls’ tennis team suffered a tough loss Wednesday. The Cougars (1-1) fell to Bishop Brady (4-0) 0-9. No. 6 Izzy Sylvian fell to Brady’s Beatrice Riva 2-8 in the most competitive singles’ match. Coach Gregg Morris said in an email that his team played better than … 0

Baseball: WLC falls in first two games

Monday, April 20, 2015

Wilton-Lyndeborough started their season in a tough position, losing their first two games of the season. The Warriors lost their home opener against Sunapee Wednesday by a score of 11-10 to start the season. Against the Lakers, the Warriors took a 10-8 lead into the 5th inning, but … 0

Runners ready for Boston Marathon

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

John Singelais’s stomach was full of butterflies at the start of the Boston Marathon last year, on the first Patriot’s Day race since the deadly bombing. But once the starting pistol fired, and Singelais ran the 26.2 miles … 0