Sports

Special Olympics: Patriots play in State Games

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Monadnock Valley Patriots played in the state basketball tournament held in Derry on April 5. The newly formed adult special Olympics team had its most competitive tournament yet, with every athlete on the team scoring a basket, and playing very hard. The Patriots had two teams in the tournament, one placed forth while the other finished in fifth. After … 0

In full swing

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

On April 11, the ConVal girls tennis team traveled to and defeated Goffstown in their first match of the spring. Junior McKenzie West, senior Ashlynn … 0

SOFTBALL: ML

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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Peterborough: Three-on-three tourney raises over $8,000

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Every year, I look forward to the annual Place To Go three-on-three basketball tournament. It’s been a tradition in Peterborough for as long as I can remember. My team had been steadily improving over the last few tourneys, … 0

Running: Milers wrap up winter race series

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The Monadnock Milers held the final race of the annual winter chiller series on March 22. The final race was a 5.7 mile course beginning and ending at the ConVal High School parking lot. The chilly temperature did … 0

Peterborough: ConVal grad to run for charity

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Next month, Peterborough native Eddie Harms will run the Boston Marathon as part of the Shawn Thornton Foundation, raising awareness for cancer and Parkinson’s disease research. Last April, Harms ran the marathon as a member of the Brigham and Womens Hospital team, finishing about half an hour before … 0

Spirit: ConVal takes highest finish in program history

Monday, March 24, 2014

The ConVal spirit team captured their highest finish in program history at this years division II championships held at Pinkerton Academy on March 9. The Cougars finished fourth overall with a final score of 81, just 8 points … 0

Football: ConVal head coach steps down

Monday, March 24, 2014

Ever since he came to ConVal two years ago, head football coach Ryan McCartney’s philosophy has been to build for the future. Get the system in place, instill it early and the results will come, even if it … 0

Skiing: Sibling success

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

In sport, sibling success is always unique, and when more than one athlete in a family excels, it becomes even more noteworthy. RJ and Ashley Humphreys are an example of a dominant brother and sister duo. This winter … 0

SKIING: Rapposelli poised to be an all-time CV great

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Skiing prodigy Maura Rapposelli enjoyed an avalanche of success this winter, so much that she was left not hoping to qualify for postseason competition, but deciding which elite races to compete in. Rapposelli, 15, qualified for the eastern … 0

Mascenic: Four Vikings garner NHIAA awards

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Four Mascenic athletes traveled to the New Hampshire Scholar-Athlete Awards this week. The honorees were nominated by their athletic directors and principals and must be a senior student-athlete who is currently active in at least two NHIAA recognized … 0

Peterborough: Tennis club to host open house March 30

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The Monadnock Indoor Tennis Club in Peterborough is hosting an Open House March 30 from 2-5:30 p.m. The public is welcomed to tour the facility and play some tennis. Indoor-only, non-marking sneakers are required to play. There will be racquets available to use for anyone without. The member-owned … 0

Basketball: Conant wins second straight DIII title with 40-36 win over Campbell

Monday, March 17, 2014

Eric Saucier is smiling now. After promising the Orioles at the beginning of the year that he wouldn’t crack a grin until they won the state championship, the Conant head coach went back into the locker room after … 0