Sports

Skiing / snowboarding: Get stoked

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Crotched Mountain is well-known for its extensive series of terrain parks, breeding scores of skiers and snowboarders who can hit the wildest tricks imaginable off the mountain’s plethora of ramps, pipes and other installations. But what does it take to build a park? We caught up with parks crew member Nolan Munroe to find out how they pull it off. …

Alpine skiing: Tamok sweeps at Sunapee

Monday, February 1, 2016

The ConVal Alpine ski team competed in their only regular-season away meet on Friday, heading to Mt. Sunapee for a day of slalom and grand …

Boys’ basketball: Vikings win WLC rematch

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Tuesday’s Mascenic/WLC boys’ basketball game was a controlled affair unlike the run-and-gun shootout earlier this season, but the end result was the same: a Vikings …

Boys’ basketball: Dublin boys prove too much for Buxton

Thursday, January 21, 2016

The Dublin school boys’ basketball team hosted Buxton School last week in an RVAL contest that proved to be no contest. Dublin was off and running from the get-go, capitalizing on steals in the backcourt and putting up 20 points in the first few minutes of play. Buxton …

Franklin Pierce: Raven athletes on honor roll

Thursday, January 21, 2016

A total of 225 student-athletes in the Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics have been named to the 2015 fall semester edition of the Athletic Department Honor Roll, as announced Thursday. In addition, 18 student-athletes garnered perfect, 4.0 grade-point averages. In all, 15 of the University’s 25 varsity …

Alpine skiing: Strong showing for Wildcats rookies

Thursday, January 21, 2016

The Dublin School Alpine team had another great showing last week against a tough field, including top racers from Kimball Union and Cardigan Mountain School. While temperatures were still a bit cool, the conditions couldn’t have been better, with great snow and a wide open course. Laura Coffin …

Alpine skiing: Van Ham rockets into top 10 as ConVal’s best take spills

Monday, January 25, 2016

Some of the top ski racers in the area took spills during Thursday’s slalom race, opening the door for some new blood in the top 10. ConVal’s Eli Tamok and Aiden Hall both suffered falls during their first …

Boys’ basketball: Vikes cold at Campbell

Monday, January 25, 2016

The usually dominant Campbell Cougars appeared to be vulnerable this year. With feisty coach John Langlois gone and hulking big man Harrison Vedrani sidelined, 3-5 Campbell looked to be a far cry from the team that has made …

Boys’ basketball: Orioles’ rise to top keeps going

Monday, January 25, 2016

Despite fatigue from Tuesday’s wild showdown with Pelham, Conant rallied to beat another undefeated team Thursday night as they traveled to Hopkinton and handed the Hawks their first loss, 51-40. Up merely one point at halftime, Conant won the third quarter 12-5, “and that was the difference,” said …

Girls’ basketball: No. 1 Conant still undefeated at 11-0

Monday, January 25, 2016

The Hopkinton girls’ bus veered off course and drove to Monadnock by accident on the way to Conant on Thursday, forcing a late start at the Pratt. The Hawk girls were likely wishing they’d gotten off the bus in Swanzey, as Conant quickly jumped out to a 32-8 …

basketball: WLC can’t get past Sunapee

Monday, January 25, 2016

Wilton-Lyndeborough sent their basketball teams over to Sunapee Friday night, but were forced to return empty-handed, as the Laker girls and boys were able to pull of the doubleheader sweep. In the girls’ game, DIV’s dangerous, dominant duo of Faith Larpenter and Katie Frederick combined to equal the …

Football film screening, panel discussion tonight at FPU

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Indie Lens Pop-Up, presented by the Independent Television Service, Independent Lens, and the Fitzwater Center for Communication at Franklin Pierce University is excited to offer a free screening of “In Football We Trust,” a film by Tony Vainuku and Erika Cohn, tonight at 6:30 p.m in FPU’s Spagnuolo …

Boys’ basketball: Pythons run out of venom

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

After coming away empty-handed in their previous four meetings with defending state champions Pelham, Eric Saucier and the Orioles knew they’d need to leave it all on the floor to come away with a road win against the …