Sports

Runners ready for Boston Marathon

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

John Singelais’s stomach was full of butterflies at the start of the Boston Marathon last year, on the first Patriot’s Day race since the deadly bombing. But once the starting pistol fired, and Singelais ran the 26.2 miles from Hopkinton, Massachusetts, to Boylston Street, he was more than relaxed. He was invigorated by the solidarity he experienced with the 36,000 … 0

A first look at the area baseball teams

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Conant baseball Coach: Josh Heaphy Last Year’s Record: 6-10 (missed playoffs) First Game: April 15 at Campbell First Home Game: April 17 vs. Brady After … 0

Softball: Softball titles may be in cards

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

WLC softball Head coach: Dennis Claire Last season’s record: 18-2 (DIV State Champions) First game: At PCA Dover, Friday, 4 p.m. First home game: vs. … 0

Franklin Pierce: Men’s lacrosse wins in final seconds

Monday, April 6, 2015

Senior Kevin Dargin scored his first goal in his return to the field with 13 seconds left in the game to give the Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse team a 7-6 victory against Saint Rose Saturday. With the win, the team set a new program record for wins … 0

Running: Movesessian wins cold Possum

Monday, March 30, 2015

On a gorgeous March Sunday afternoon, the 8th running of the Dead Possum Half Marathon, which runs through the towns of Mason, New Ipswich and Greenville, went off under great early spring conditions. Considering the 3 inches of snow on Saturday and overnight freezing temperatures, the course was … 0

Come spring: Snowy field conditions delaying start of spring sports

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Opening day for many high school spring sports is fast approaching, forcing athletic directors and coaches across the region to do all they can to prepare fields and student athletes for the upcoming season. A winter full of … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens ladies’ lax comes back to beat St. A’s

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

The Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team stunned Saint Anselm in the second half, outscoring the Hawks 6-5, on Tuesday afternoon at Sodexo. The 12-11 victory marks the first time since 2010 that the women’s lacrosse team has been victorious over the Hawks. With the victory the Ravens … 0

Franklin Pierce: Brock knocks in five in Ravens W

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Junior shortstop Justin Brock went 2-for-3 with a pair of two-run home runs and finished with five runs batted in on Tuesday afternoon, as the No. 5/5 nationally ranked Franklin Pierce University baseball team picked up an 8-2 … 0

Franklin Pierce: Three Ravens athletes get Player of the Week honors

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Sophomore Miranda Gagnon of the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team has been named Northeast-10 Conference Field Athlete of the Week for the week ending on March 22, as announced earlier this week by the Conference. Gagnon and the rest of the Ravens opened the outdoor … 0

Sports Awards: What a winter

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

If only every sports season could be as exhilarating as this winter’s was! After a fall that saw every local team out of the playoffs after only one round, the winter promised more postseason possibilities. And with the … 0

Hoops for Steve: Family fun on the court

Monday, March 30, 2015

Basketball fans and community members of all ages came out to show their support at Hoops For Steve, the 8th annual fundraiser for Conant basketball star Stephen Record, who tragically died in a car accident in 2007. The … 0

Running: Brown wins final Chiller

Friday, March 27, 2015

The Monadnock Regional Milers held the sixth and final race of the season last weekend. The race was based at Eastern Mountain Sports. The course was longer than usual heading from Con Val High School down to Main … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens sweep baseball doubleheader

Monday, March 30, 2015

Junior center fielder Maxx Sheehan went 3-for-6 with a double, triple and home run, scored three runs and drove in five in the first game on Saturday afternoon, as the No. 5/6 nationally ranked Franklin Pierce University baseball team piled up 19 hits in a 23-2 romp over … 0