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Alpine skiing: Van Ham is WLC’s lone winter Warrior

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

A high school ski race postponed due to snow. Not only does that sound like a contradiction in terms, but up until last week, it seemed like a downright impossibility this winter. But with the snowfall earlier in the week making travel difficult, the Alpine skiing state championships were postponed until today and tomorrow. Piles of powder or sheets of …

Basketball: Hoops for Hope

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The crowd packing the ConVal gym Tuesday night for a basketball doubleheader rose to their feet. Slowly at first, small groups got up; others followed …

Skiing: U.S. National Telemark Skiing Championships at Crotched

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The 2016 U.S. National Telemark Skiing Championships will bring the best telemark racers from all around the United States to Crotched Mountain to compete for …

Alpine skiing: Strong showing for Wildcats rookies

Thursday, January 21, 2016

The Dublin School Alpine team had another great showing last week against a tough field, including top racers from Kimball Union and Cardigan Mountain School. While temperatures were still a bit cool, the conditions couldn’t have been better, with great snow and a wide open course. Laura Coffin …

Alpine skiing: Van Ham rockets into top 10 as ConVal’s best take spills

Monday, January 25, 2016

Some of the top ski racers in the area took spills during Thursday’s slalom race, opening the door for some new blood in the top 10. ConVal’s Eli Tamok and Aiden Hall both suffered falls during their first …

Boys’ basketball: Vikes cold at Campbell

Monday, January 25, 2016

The usually dominant Campbell Cougars appeared to be vulnerable this year. With feisty coach John Langlois gone and hulking big man Harrison Vedrani sidelined, 3-5 Campbell looked to be a far cry from the team that has made …

Boys’ basketball: Orioles’ rise to top keeps going

Monday, January 25, 2016

Despite fatigue from Tuesday’s wild showdown with Pelham, Conant rallied to beat another undefeated team Thursday night as they traveled to Hopkinton and handed the Hawks their first loss, 51-40. Up merely one point at halftime, Conant won the third quarter 12-5, “and that was the difference,” said …

Girls’ basketball: No. 1 Conant still undefeated at 11-0

Monday, January 25, 2016

The Hopkinton girls’ bus veered off course and drove to Monadnock by accident on the way to Conant on Thursday, forcing a late start at the Pratt. The Hawk girls were likely wishing they’d gotten off the bus in Swanzey, as Conant quickly jumped out to a 32-8 …

basketball: WLC can’t get past Sunapee

Monday, January 25, 2016

Wilton-Lyndeborough sent their basketball teams over to Sunapee Friday night, but were forced to return empty-handed, as the Laker girls and boys were able to pull of the doubleheader sweep. In the girls’ game, DIV’s dangerous, dominant duo of Faith Larpenter and Katie Frederick combined to equal the …

Football film screening, panel discussion tonight at FPU

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Indie Lens Pop-Up, presented by the Independent Television Service, Independent Lens, and the Fitzwater Center for Communication at Franklin Pierce University is excited to offer a free screening of “In Football We Trust,” a film by Tony Vainuku and Erika Cohn, tonight at 6:30 p.m in FPU’s Spagnuolo …

Boys’ basketball: Pythons run out of venom

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

After coming away empty-handed in their previous four meetings with defending state champions Pelham, Eric Saucier and the Orioles knew they’d need to leave it all on the floor to come away with a road win against the …

Girls’ basketball: Davis leads Wildcats past Wolverines

Monday, January 18, 2016

Dublin headed to Connecticut last week to take on the Hyde School Wolverines. The Dublin girls started the game a little flat, allowing Hyde to penetrate the paint in the early minutes. Dublin quickly adjusted and made Hyde work for every pass and shot. Dublin also struggled offensively …

Exquisite Picks: Need playoff picks? Call up a psychic

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

As we work up to the big game, I have made my way through many of my ideas for picks. However, there were some ideas that just never came into fruition and didn’t make the cut for various …