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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

A first look at the area baseball teams

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Conant baseball Coach: Josh Heaphy Last Year’s Record: 6-10 (missed playoffs) First Game: April 15 at Campbell First Home Game: April 17 vs. Brady After missing the playoffs just a year after the Orioles won the DIII state … 0

Softball: Softball titles may be in cards

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

WLC softball Head coach: Dennis Claire Last season’s record: 18-2 (DIV State Champions) First game: At PCA Dover, Friday, 4 p.m. First home game: vs. Derryfield, Monday, 4 p.m. Last year’s Warriors made an exciting run to a … 0

Boys' tennis: ConVal hosts West, wins first of year

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — ConVal ended a short drought Tuesday and beat Manchester West for its first win of the season. The Cougars (1-1) defeated the Blue Knights (0-3) 7-1, with all of its players winning except for No. 3 … 0

Boys' tennis: Warriors take down Orioles

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

WILTON — Both the Wilton-Lyndeborough and Conant teams came into Tuesday’s match facing challenges, but one came away with an easy victory. The Warriors (2-1) defeathered the Orioles (0-1), winning 9-0 and only losing three games the entire … 0

Girls' tennis: Bennett beats Bacon, O’s win

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Wilton-Lyndeborough couldn’t survive the Oriole swoop Tuesday. The Oriole girls beat the Warriors (1-3) 9-0 at Franklin Pierce University and even handed WLC’s No. 1 Madison Bacon her first loss in over a year, 8-2. Conant coach Jody … 0

Girls' tennis: CV wins first match of year

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Conval Girls’ Tennis got its season off to a strong start with a win over Manchester West yesterday. The Cougars defeated the Blue Knights (0-2) with strong performances across the board in singles, Coach Greg Morris said. No. 2 Junior Lizzie O’Rourke won 8-1, No. 3 Junior Colleen … 0

Girls’ tennis: WLC kicks off season with split

Monday, April 13, 2015

Their challenges? Only one previous indoor practice and a small roster. Their advantage? A strong core of five returning players including a No. 1 player undefeated last year. That’s the situation Wilton Tennis, which won its first match … 0

Basketball: Gym Rats host hoops tourney

Monday, April 13, 2015

The New Hampshire Gym Rats hosted a basketball tournament last weekened which drew teams from all around New England to Peterborough and Jaffrey. … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens hoops earns honors

Friday, April 10, 2015

Two Franklin Pierce University basketball players have been named to the winter 2015 Northeast-10 Academic All-Conference Team for their respective sports as announced last week by the Conference office. Women’s Basketball saw junior Kara Charette (Fairhaven, Mass.) and Senior Ryen Vilmont (Philadelphia, Pa.) from the Men’s Basketball team. … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens split pair as Wood goes deep twice

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Franklin Pierce University Ravens put up a total of six home runs over two games, including a pair each from junior Erin Wood and freshman Samantha Bonvino. However, the Ravens game up a total of 24 hits and committed four errors on the defensive side as they … 0