Sports

Soccer: Promising start for Conant girls

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The Conant girls soccer team fell 2-0 at home during their season opener to the Stevens Cardinals on Friday. Coming off a winless campaign last fall, the Orioles began their season with high hopes of notching some wins this year. Based on Friday’s game, the Orioles will almost certainly improve on last year’s record as the defense appeared much improved, … 0

Hancock: Israel unrest moves meet for swim star

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Kylie Mitchell of Hancock repeated and repeated and repeated her routine to prepare for the 2014 Federation Internationale De Natation World Junior Open Water Swimming … 0

Rindge: FPU AD retires after 37 years

Friday, August 29, 2014

Franklin Pierce University Director of Athletics Bruce Kirsh has announced his retirement from the institution, effective December 31, 2014. Kirsh’s announcement concludes a 43-year run … 0

Growing up with a softball legend

Monday, July 7, 2014

As the not-famous brother of ConVal softball ace Courtney Fisher, nobody has a better sense of what it was like to grow up with — yes, there is no question — the greatest pitcher in ConVal softball history. … 0

Jaffrey: ML

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Mt Monadnock 10U All Stars Swanzey Cal Ripken Invitational Champions Top row l-r coach Owen Burke, Keegan Burke, Collin Burke, Hunter Kaarto, Ayden Stacey, Sam Hoitt, Nathan Tuttle, manger Joe Lisio Btm l-r Colson Seppala, Joseph Lisio, Reagan … 0

Basketball: Springfield to coach Conant girls

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

He’s coached multiple sports, multiple age groups and both genders from grade school all the way to college. Now, Jaffrey’s Dave Springfield will face his latest coaching challenge — taking the reins of the Conant varsity girls basketball … 0

Special olympics: Big wins for Patriots at Summer Games

Monday, June 23, 2014

The Monadnock Valley Patriots competed at the Special Olympic Summer Games at the University of New Hampshire on the weekend of May 31. The Patriots, an adult team run out of Peterborough, donned their new team shirts for … 0

Peterborough: Lil’ Dribblers hoops camp starts July 1

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Lil’ Dribblers’ Pre-school Ball, organized by the Peterborough Recreation Department and Kerry Close, runs through the month of July. Help your little one (ages 3 to 5) develop basic gross-motor skills, work within a group and have fun … 0

DIV Softball Championship: Warriors take home state title

Monday, June 16, 2014

It was never a sure thing. Even with as good of a softball team as the WLC Warriors fielded this year, a state championship was not going to be handed to them. They found that out the hard … 0

track and field: Fafard, Barrett, Haase compete at New Englands

Monday, June 16, 2014

Local track standouts traveled to Bridgewater State University on Saturday to compete in the New England Track and Field championships. Mascenic junior Tim Fafard was seeded 14th in the boys 3200. Fafard finished fifth overall after staying with … 0

Softball: 3: It's a magic number

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

WLC’s three senior captains have been playing sports together since they were in the fifth grade, forming a tight-knit trio on and off the field. And while they played big roles in the Warriors’ 2012 state championship and … 0

Softball: Conant’s perfect season comes to end

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

It is hard to beat the same opponent three times in a season, any coach with experience will tell you that. Conant softball coach Tom Lambert preached this very message to his girls from the moment they found … 0

Softball: CV repeat bid dashed in extras

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The ConVal softball team defeated sixth seeded Plymouth 2-0 on June 7, punching a ticket to their third straight Final Four. Not having faced Plymouth during the regular season, the Cougars had to rely on their post season … 0