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Cycling: Get your bike geared up for some summer rides

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

James McDonough knows a thing or two about bicycle repair. The EMS Tech Service Manager and “bicycle therapist” has over four decades of cycling experience, he said in an interview outside the 1 Vose Farm Road store in Peterborough. He has been paid to fix bicycles since 1976 and has ridden coast-to-coast twice. So he’s got a philosophy regarding bike … 0

Basketball: His name lives on in New Ipswich sports

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Each day Bob Gammel left his house, down at the end of Playground Road in New Ipswich, he drove past the Memorial Field basketball courts. … 0

Franklin Pierce: Pelland new FPU softball coach

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Franklin Pierce University Director of Athletics Bruce Kirsh announced on Tuesday that Mike Pelland has been named the new head coach of the Ravens softball … 0

Running: Girls on the Run raise funds

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

The Peterborough Girls on the Run team recently held a Walk-a-Thon to raise money for the Monadnock Humane Society. Girls on the Run is a non-profit after-school program that encourages preteen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles … 0

Boys’ soccer: Souhegan assistant is new head coach at ConVal

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

ConVal High School has hired Coach Valdemir Roque (Rocky) DaSilva as their new head boys’ varsity soccer coach. Previously a member of the 2014 Division II State Champion staff at Souhegan High School, Roque worked with New Hampshire … 0

Girls’ lacrosse: Cahoon named to All-State team

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Senior Autumn Cahoon was named to the NHIAA Girls’ Lacrosse DIII All-State Team Honorable Mention. According to first year head coach Derek Sorbello, “Autumn was our defensive wing and worked tirelessly in our midfield. She scored 11 goals … 0

Softball: Conant girls knocked out in DIII semifinals

Thursday, June 11, 2015

The Orioles played a terrific game against White Mountains Wednesday in the state semifinals at Plymouth State, but the back-and-forth game tilted the Spartans’ way in the end, 6-4. Conant left a few runners on early, allowing White … 0

Softball: WLC shocked at home

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

It may have been a second-round playoff game, but at Saturday’s battle between WLC and PCA Dover, it felt like the state championship was on the line. No one in the state has played perennial powerhouse WLC tougher … 0

Girls’ Tennis: Conant falls in state finals

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Conant came up just short of a championship Wednesday, but still capped off a historic season. The Orioles (14-0) lost 5-4 to Littleton (13-1), but, with an undefeated record and a second consecutive appearance in the NHIAA Division … 0

Baseball: Vikings, Huskies set for Final Four game

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

After soundly dispatching Newport and Laconia, Mascenic is set for a rematch with the self-proclaimed “best team in the state,” Monadnock, in the DIII Final Four. Shane Rautiola started for the Vikings on Thursday at home against Newport, … 0

Baseball: Errors, walks costly in WLC’s playoff game

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Despite allowing only three hits in seven innings of baseball, the Warriors lost in the quarterfinals of the Division IV playoffs to top-ranked Colebrook 9-5 on Saturday. “Walks and errors really hurt us,” said coach Dave Finch in an interview Monday. “Pitching was also an issue that came … 0

Baseball: Conant out of playoffs at hands of Campbell

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

The Orioles’ playoff run has come to a close, after losing to No. 1 Campbell, 7-2, on Saturday. After a strong outing against Prospect Mountain on Thursday where the team won 6-2 behind a three-hit complete game by … 0

Softball: Hector bunts in winning run for O’s

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

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