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Vaulting: Riding high

Monday, August 3, 2015

It’s like flying. That’s how the riders of the Renaissance Farm Vaulting Club describe the feeling of being on horseback as they perform their stunts. The club, which meets several time weekly for practice at Touchstone Farm in Temple, started nearly 15 years ago. Back then, coach Pam Falkins of Wilton was approached by one of her riding students with … 0

Franklin Pierce: Runners to host Regionals

Thursday, July 30, 2015

For the second year in a row, the Franklin Pierce University cross country program will play host to the NCAA Championship East Regional. After combining … 0

Softball: N.E. Ravens tryouts start tomorrow

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Tryouts for the New England Ravens fastpitch softball teams will be held this month at Franklin Pierce University’s softball field. The teams will play in … 0

Franklin Pierce: Bowling team strikes it rich in classroom

Friday, July 31, 2015

The Franklin Pierce University bowling team made quite an impact in the classroom over the past year, as the Ravens had five student-athletes earn Academic All-NTCA honorable mention, as announced earlier this summer by the National Tenpin Coaches Association. In addition, the team was also was recognized by … 0

ConVal: Co-op sports teams mulled

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Confronted with declining enrollment at ConVal High School and across the state, administrators and the school’s athletic director recommended to the School Board that in the next three years boys hockey combine with another high school, freshmen basketball … 0

Baseball: Post 11 ends season with split

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

For the third year in a row the last game of the season would decide Jaffrey’s playoff fate. And for the third year in a row, the result would be the same. Heartbreak. Jaffrey started the weekend Saturday … 0

Baseball: State champ Monadnock Babe Ruth falls at Regionals

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The Monadnock League, representing New Hampshire in the Regional Tournament in Winooski, Vermont finished in third place in Pool A losing the first two Friday and Saturday but winning the third on Sunday. They jumped out to a … 0

Hancock: ‘Run for the Honey’ on Old Home Day

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The 36th anniversary Betty Pels Run For The Honey road race will be held on Aug. 15 at the start of Hancock’s Old Home Day. The 5K race starts at 8 a.m., and is run on a “bee-utiful” and challenging course on tree-lined paved and gravel roads in … 0

Tennis: Dollars for Scholars tourney set for Sept.

Friday, July 24, 2015

The ConVal Community Dollars for Scholars will host their third annual tennis tournament the weekend of Sept.18 - 20. The tournament will be held at Adams Playground in Peterborough, with additional tennis courts secured as needed. The tournament will include a men’s and women’s doubles A & B … 0

New Ipswich: Looking good at Memorial Park

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — There are the small improvements — buying brooms so that the kids at the skate park can clean up broken glass and clear away debris. There are the big dreams — restoring the Old Town … 0

Golf: Charity tourney at Shattuck next week

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Former Boston Bruins goalie Gilles Gilbert is coming to the Shattuck Golf Course on July 31 for the 11th Annual Gilles Gilbert Golf Classic, the first year the event will be held in the Monadnock region. All proceeds … 0

Swimming: Local swimmers make waves in Milford

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The Goss Park Turtles, Clark Sharks, New Ipswich Breakers and Jaffrey-Rindge Marlins had terrific performances at the Milford Rotary swim meet last weekend, with many swimmers placing in the top five or winning outright. In Division I, Concord … 0

Franklin Pierce: Zoe Adkins named head coach of Ravens field hockey

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Franklin Pierce University Director of Athletics Bruce Kirsh has announced that Zoe Adkins has been named the third head coach of the University’s field hockey program. A familiar face for the Ravens, Adkins spent the 2014 season as the program’s graduate assistant coach. “I am absolutely honored to … 0