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

Skiing: Local siblings compete on slopes

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Whiteface Mountain at Lake Placid is host to the Eastern Regional Championships Junior Olympics this week. Getting in the starting gate are two local racers: Ashley Humphreys, age 15 from Lyndeborough and Giovanni Lazzari, age 15 from Mont … 0

Franklin Pierce: Men’s golf lands seventh at tourney

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The Franklin Pierce University Ravens men’s golf team returned to the links for the first time on Monday and Tuesday since their appearance in the NEIGA Fall Championship in October. The beginning of the new spring season brought a little tough spots, along with some rust as the … 0

Franklin Pierce: Schmidt leads lady golfers to fifth place

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Freshman Taylor Schmidt shot lights out with an 83 on Monday, and another 83 on Tuesday for a two-day total of 166 to finish fifth in the Barton College Intercollegiate Tournament held at the Wilson Country Club in Wilson, North Carolina. The tournament marked the Ravens first action … 0

Franklin Pierce: Men’s lax loses first of season

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse team fell to Le Moyne College on Tuesday afternoon, 15-1, at Ted Grant Field. With their first loss of the season, the Ravens fall to 4-1 with a 1-1 Northeast-10 Conference record. Le Moyne scored six goals in the first quarter and … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens 16-game win streak snapped in split

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Sophomore third baseman Jay Jabs cracked a pair of solo home runs on Tuesday as part of a 20-hit attack, as the No. 4/7 nationally ranked Franklin Pierce University baseball team rolled up a 12-0 win over Dominican (N.Y.) in non-conference, neutral site play at the USA Baseball … 0

Peterborough: Adult co-ed softball league starts in May

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The Peterborough Recreation Department’s co-ed softball league starts in mid-May, and registration is open now. Teams consist of both men and women, 18 or older, with a required number of women on the field at any given time. The game is slow pitch. One may register a team … 0

Boys' basketball: Orioles can’t get over the hump against powerhouse Pythons

Monday, March 16, 2015

For the first time in Eric Saucier’s tenure as head coach of the Conant Orioles, the orange and black came away from a title game as runners-up Saturday. And while the pressure to win it all is always … 0

One of a kind: WLC boys' hoops wins first-ever state title

Monday, March 16, 2015

It was a restless week for Jordan Litts. The Division IV Player of the Year had one thing on his mind that was keeping him up at night: the state championship game against Epping. “I don’t even know … 0

Monadnock Valley Patriots: the real MVPs

Monday, March 16, 2015

The Monadnock Valley Patriots held their second annual fundraiser game at ConVal Friday night. The teams were Team Police, made up of athletes Kyle Guillemette, James Murray, Josh Brescia, Rich Clason, Kurt Krug, Patrick Ellis, Josh Parent, Paige … 0

Jaffrey: Cool as ICE

Thursday, March 12, 2015

JAFFREY — For more than a decade, racers and spectators alike have honored a longstanding local tradition of ice racing, turning Lake Contoocook into a winter racetrack for full-sized cars. Organized by the Jaffrey Ice Racing Association, the … 0