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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: Rec league softball is back

Monday, March 17, 2014

The Conval Spring Track Team will be hosting a 5K road race on Saturday, April 5. The cost is $15 for adults in advance, ($20 race day) and kids under 14 are $10 (race day $15). Last year’s … 0

Peterborough: Adult softball is back

Monday, March 17, 2014

Adult co-ed softball continues for the summer of 2014. Teams consist of both men and women, with a required number of gals on the field at any given time. The game is slow pitch. Unless there are more than eight teams participating, the league will consist of one … 0

ML: Adult Special Olympians play in MVP hoops game

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The newly-formed Monadnock Valley Patriots adult Special Olympics program held their first basketball tournament last Friday in front of a packed gym full of fans and supporters. Event organizer Louise Guillemette was pleased with the support and was … 0

Basketball: Hodgson has career game in tourney

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Size matters, but ultimately it’s the speed that kills. Well, speed and — in the case of the Plattsburgh State men’s basketball team — a career night from junior Ezra Hodgson. In an electrifying performance, the junior out … 0

Basketball: Martin named to All-Conference team

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Springfield College senior Sean Martin of Rindge was selected to the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball All-Conference second team. Martin has been a key to Springfield’s success this season, as the Pride earned its … 0

Basketball: Springfield plays in All-Star game

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Madison Springfield of Jaffrey has been a force on the court in her first season at Marianapolis Preparatory Academy. She has averaged 13 points per game, nine rebounds, two assists and three steals for the Knights. In six … 0

ConVal to host talk for college-bound athletes

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

The road to college for athletes is no longer lined with traditional mile markers. It used to be that batting averages, points per game or yards per carry paved the way for sports stars. Nowadays, one more percentage is carrying more and more weight. It’s called the grade … 0

Final four bound: Conant heads to semifinals

Monday, March 10, 2014

After two big home playoff wins last week, the Conant Orioles take their bid for a repeat championship to the Final Four at Southern New Hampshire University. The No. 2 Orioles will take on the third-seeded Berlin Mountaineers … 0

Basketball: Warriors knocked out by rival Lakers

Sunday, March 9, 2014

The WLC Warriors season came to an end Friday at the hands of the Sunapee Lakers. The 84-52 second-round loss was the third Laker victory over WLC this year. Junior Jordan Litts, who finished the season as the … 0

ice hockey: ConVal falls to Berlin

Monday, March 10, 2014

The ConVal boys hockey team was ousted in the first round of the playoffs, losing 10-1 to top-seeded Berlin on Saturday. ConVal’s lone goal was scored by Erik Leger, assisted by Carl Svensson. “It was not how we wanted it to end,” said coach Mark Leger, “but Berlin … 0