Sports

Hancock: Baseball coaching books available

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Just in time for baseball season, “Coach to Coach” books author Kary Shumway has released a five-book series on coaching youth baseball. The guides are age-specific, and cover drills and baseball philosophies for coaching Tee Ball through Majors (11- and 12-year-olds). “I love baseball, and I love coaching kids,” said Shumway. “But if you don’t have a good plan coming … 0

Boys’ Tennis: Shorthanded Conant winless after three

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The Conant boys’ tennis team continues to struggle, beset by roster troubles. The Orioles (0-3) dropped two matches 0-9, one against Pelham (5-1) last Wednesday … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens nab national No. 1 ranking in DII

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

For the first time in New Hampshire state history, a collegiate baseball team from the Granite State is ranked #1 in country. Six-time regional champion, … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens women’s track races at Brown

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Franklin Pierce University Women’s Track and Field team competed in the Brown Invitational hosted by Brown University. Two Ravens set their season bests and ranked them in the Northeast-10 on Saturday afternoon. ∎ Junior Monique Loney placed seventh in the 200-meter dash with her season best (26.61), which … 0

Special Olympics: ML

Monday, April 13, 2015

Mascenic Vikings Special Olympics Basketball Team meet the Governor. The Vikings won the silver medal in the 5v5 Basketball Tournament in Division 2 at the State Games in Londonderry on Saturday. Left to right: Josiah Parison, Matt Conrad, … 0

CONVAL: ConVal boys ready to hit the field with high aspirations in DIII

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

PETERBOROUGH— The ConVal boys’ lacrosse team is young. Nine players on their varsity roster are freshman, and not one of their midfielders is a senior. But they’re off to a fast start. They beat Plymouth High School 10-8 … 0

Girls’ lacrosse: Cougar girls look to improve record

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

ConVal’s girls’ lacrosse team is back in action this year with a new coach and hopes to make a move up in the NHIAA rankings from last year. Derek Sorbello is now at the Cougar helm. He takes … 0

Track: Vikings, Orioles hot at Campbell

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Having proven themselves among the best in winning the Division III cross-country State Championships, the Mascenic boys’ track team put up some impressive numbers at Tuesday’s meet at Campbell. Being used to “bust the rust off” and get … 0

Boys’ Tennis: Inexperienced ConVal squad falls at Lebanon

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

After the ConVal boys’ Tennis’ season debut Tuesday, Coach Mike Young says his team’s success will depend on how his fledgling roster develops. The tennis team fell to Lebanon High School 8-1, with only Ian Szep at No. 5 singles winning 8-6. The team also saw impressive singles … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens hardball tops St. Mike’s

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Three runs in the first started things on the right foot for the No. 3/5 nationally ranked Franklin Pierce University baseball team would need on Monday afternoon, and it ultimately wound up with plenty more in a 16-6 win over Saint Michael’s in Northeast-10 Conference, Northeast Division play … 0

Franklin Pierce: Sheehan named Pitcher of the Week

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Junior right-hander Miles Sheehan of the Franklin Pierce University baseball team has been named Northeast-10 Conference Co-Pitcher of the Week, for the week ending on April 5. Sheehan’s start last week came on Saturday afternoon, in the second game of a doubleheader against Stonehill at Dr. Arthur and … 0

Franklin Pierce: Dargin scores 100th in Ravens lax win

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Up just a pair at halftime on Tuesday afternoon, the Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse team used four second-half goals from senior attack Kevin Dargin and three second-half points each from senior attack Eddie Noonan and junior attack Casey Burnett to key a nine-goal second half and win … 0

ConVal: Flamino takes Spring Fling 5K

Monday, April 6, 2015

The ConVal track and field team hosted a fundraiser 5K race on Saturday morning, and saw runners from all around New England turn out for the event. ConVal’s track season is scheduled to kick off at Conant on Saturday morning, although that meet is in jeopardy due to … 0