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

basketball: Warrior boys looking for first state title

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The WLC Warriors go into Saturday’s Division IV championship game in search of the first title in program history. The Warriors, on the strength of Jordan Litts’ Player Of The Year-caliber season, have looked like the best team … 0

Boys’ basketball: Conant headed to third straight championship game Saturday

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Without the services of leading scorer Josh DeGrenier, the Orioles rallied around their suspended teammate and played their way into the title game. DeGrenier, suspended due to his ejection in the quarterfinal game against Mascenic, could only watch … 0

Boys’ basketball: Cougars fall in first taste of playoffs

Thursday, March 12, 2015

ConVal used a huge road win at Milford to get into their first postseason in 12 years. Unfortunately for the Cougars, they drew the best team in Division II, hot-shooting Portsmouth, in the first round. But even though … 0

ConVal: Unified soccer jamboree/workshop Saturday

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Riding the coattails of this season’s successful inaugural unified basketball team at ConVal comes a new program for athletes with special needs. This Saturday, ConVal will host a unified soccer jamboree/workshop to start momentum for an eventual Cougars unified soccer team. This free event is open to all … 0

Girls’ basketball: A perfect ending for Conant girls

Monday, March 9, 2015

The expectations have been there since last summer, but it wasn’t until halftime of the Division III girls’ championship game Saturday that Conant coach Dave Springfield finally brought them up. “I told the girls: ‘I’ve been avoiding it … 0

Boys’ basketball: Pandemonium at the Pratt

Monday, March 9, 2015

If there ever was a doubt that Mascenic and Conant are the area’s most bitter basketball rivals, it was put to bed Saturday night. After facing off in last year’s playoffs and twice in this regular season, everything … 0

Boys' basketball: Conant star to sit out game

Monday, March 9, 2015

JAFFREY — With all eyes on Conant and Mascenic’s two star basketball players Saturday night, the at-capacity crowd witnessed a brief ugly moment. At the most heated moment of a heated rivalry, Mascenic’s Jared Stauffeneker and Conant’s Josh … 0

Boys’ basketball: WLC makes Final Four appearance at PSU

Monday, March 9, 2015

The Warriors continued their tremendous season on Friday afternoon by trouncing Colebrook 73-51. “We broke the game open early,” head coach Ken Garnham said. Likely DIV Player of the Year Jordan Litts put on another clinic, dropping 33 … 0

Boys’ basketball: On to the next

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Jordan Litts and the No. 4 Warriors carried their juggernaut regular season over into the playoffs, as they dispatched No. 13 Profile with ease Tuesday night. WLC led wire-to-wire, jumping out to a 17-5 lead early and keeping … 0

Conant girls heading to the championship

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

They’ve been working hard all year to get to this point, and now it all comes down to one game. The Conant girls ran the table in Division III, dispatched all comers in the playoffs, and now they … 0