Sports

Baseball: Monadnock Babe Ruth signups open

Friday, March 20, 2015

The 2015 Babe Ruth 13 to 15-year-old draft will be held on April 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Humiston Field in Jaffrey. This will be a combined draft/sign up for all eligible players from the ConVal, Conant and Mascenic school districts. There will also be a noon meeting for the formation of a new board of directors. Anyone … 0

ml: Turning back

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Frozen fingers, tired thighs, heavy breathing, and a rumbling stomach. This is not the perfect recipe for skiing the backcountry. Fortunately, I recovered quickly, and … 0

ConVal: Track and Field 5K fundraiser is April 4

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The Spring Fling 5K Road Race & Walk to benefit the Conval High School Track and Field Team will take place on April 4 at … 0

Mascenic High School: Is that Ben or Jerry? We’ve got the celebrity scoop

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

No, you’re not seeing double — those photos to the left are actually of two different people. Far left is me, Editor Ben Conant, on the sidelines of Mascenic’s playoff win over Franklin. Near left is Mascenic basketball … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens fall to No. 3 Merrimack

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Keeping nationally ranked number three Merrimack University scoreless in the second quarter, the Franklin Pierce University men’s Lacrosse team had the game tied 4-4 by the end of the quarter. The momentum was not enough to squash the … 0

ConVal: ‘Charlie Brown’ student musical coming soon

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

ConVal Drama presents “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown ” on April 10-11 at 7 p.m. and April 11-12 at 2 p.m. in the Lucy Hurlin Theatre at ConVal High School. Tickets are available at the door — $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Advanced … 0

Basketball: All-Area All-Star teams selected by Editor Ben Conant

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

It was a terrific basketball season, and there were plenty of stars to choose from to create a local All-Star team. Only five girls and five boys could crack the starting lineup, and some tough choices had to … 0

ConVal: Youth sports plan pitched

Monday, March 23, 2015

Editor’s note: A previous version of this story wrongly reported it cost $121 to play soccer in Peterborough. It cost $121 to play lacrosse. ConVal Principal Brian Pickering is convinced youth sports can unite the school district’s nine … 0

BASKETBALL: Martin garners DIII honors

Friday, March 20, 2015

Springfield College’s Sean Martin of Rindge was chosen to the D3hoops.com Northeast All-Region Fourth Team. Martin adds this recognition to his New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference All-Conference First Team honor that he received earlier this year. … 0

Basketball: 22nd Place to Go tourney raises over $9,000

Monday, March 23, 2015

The Place to Go held its 22nd annual 3-On-3 tournament Friday-Sunday at ConVal. Over $9,000 was raised and players from all around the area and beyond competed in the fun tradition. Division winners: ∎ 3/4 grade boys winners: Demons, … 0

Thank You Note: Appreciation due to police, fire

Thursday, March 12, 2015

To the editor: On behalf of the Conant community, I would like to extend a “Thank You” to Jaffrey Police and Fire Departments for their assistance at the Conant/Mascenic basketball game on March 7. As you are well aware, Conant basketball is really a Jaffrey-Rindge community event, and … 0

Basketball: Springfield, Litts highlight All-State teams

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Several local ballers made the cut for the 2014-15 All-State teams. Most notably, the two leaders of the area’s championship teams were both named Player of the Year for their respective divisions. Conant’s Madison Springfield was named the … 0

Peterborough: Three earn taekwondo black belts

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

On Feb. 28, Jennifer Duval of Greenfield, Goran Junior Skoric of Milford, and W. Bridges Smith of Peterborough tested for various ranks of black belt in the Korean martial art of taekwondo. Duval earned her second degree black … 0