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Backyard Birder: Notes from the (hawk) watch: The daily account is more than numbers

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Last November, as the fall hawkwatch season up on Pack Monadnock came to an end, my Backyard Birder column was mostly excerpts from Hawkwatcher Henry’s daily reports. Each day’s count is submitted to a continent-wide network of hawkwatches, accompanied by a narrative that typically describes weather conditions and not much more. Not so the narratives of our local hawkwatchers! Henry … 0

Peterborough: Rec basketball starts in mid-November

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Silver Valley (boys) and Emerald Valley (girls) basketball leagues are offered for 5th through 6th graders. This is the next step in local basketball; … 0

Football: Crowley shines in CV’s first win

Monday, October 20, 2014

The ConVal football team beat Hollis-Brookline 35-21 on Friday night to collect their first win of the season. Senior quarterback John Crowley led the way … 0

Roundup: ConVal boys win two straight

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Mascenic field hockey The Vikings travelled to Bow on Sept. 17, losing 2-1. Bow scored first with 11:00 minutes left in the half and Mascenic answered just minutes later with a goal from Jordyn Babbin on an assist … 0

Boys soccer: Orioles top Vikings on DeGrenier OT goal

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Rivals squared off on the New Ipswich pitch Saturday afternoon as Mascenic hosted Conant for the Vikings homecoming game. After an early goal by Conant junior Josh DeGrenier, keeper Colby Bartlett and the Orioles fended off the Vikings for nearly the entirety of regulation. “Their keeper made a … 0

ML: Home sweet home

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Something had to give. With both the Conant and Mascenic field hockey teams winless heading into the Vikings’ home coming weekend, one team or the other had to come away with their first victory. The Vikings were able … 0

Dublin: Girls soccer opens season with win over Hartsbrook

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Dublin girls soccer team opened their regular season with a home match against River Valley Athletic League foe Hartsbrook School last week. Ball possession went back and forth for much of the first half until Dublin was finally able to break through and score. With renewed confidence, … 0

RElay race: Dublin Schoolers ‘Reach the Beach’

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Twenty-four Dublin School students, faculty, and trustees participated on two twelve-person teams in the New Balance Reach the Beach relay race this past weekend. This is the third year that the school has participated putting together two teams … 0

ConVal: Just out of reach

Monday, September 15, 2014

ConVal’s football team could taste their first win since 2012 in the first half of their homecoming game last Friday night. The Cougars led the Generals of John Stark Regional High School 17-0 at halftime. That taste, however, … 0

Jaffrey: Lyons wins Gilmore triathlon

Monday, September 15, 2014

Cool conditions and sunny weather greeted the triathletes Sunday morning for the first annual Gilmore Pond Triathlon. The cooler conditions and hilly course did not deter some strong performances however. The first athlete to arrive at the finish … 0

Peterborough: Record numbers at Abbott 5K

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The 5th annual Peter Michael Abbott 5K Race and Walk took place this Saturday at ConVal High School. The charity event saw a record 168 entries, while 149 runners crossed the finish line. Fifteen-year-old Colin Grip of Acton, … 0

New Ipswich: Giants tower over Vikings

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Although Mascenic’s girls field hockey team showed flashes of strong play, they couldn’t keep answering Bishop Brady on Tuesday. The Vikings lost 4-1 to Brady of Concord. Following their loss, Mascenic’s coach, Selena Shaw, said the team played … 0

Cross-country: Viking girls take 1st

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

On the flat wooded trails around Campbell High School in Litchfield, Conant and Mascenic’s runners took the opportunity to let it rip for some early season personal bests. The weather was ideal, having shaken the hot and humid … 0