Sports

Boys’ basketball: Back-to-back champs

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Boynton Middle School basketball team pulled off a shocker on Saturday morning, beating the vaunted World Academy team to win the Bulldogs’ second straight championship. World Academy had been undefeated all season, handing Boynton their only loss when the two played in the regular season. …

Indoor track: Good show at States

Monday, February 8, 2016

Conant, ConVal and Mascenic competed at the state divisional indoor track and field championships on Saturday at Dartmouth. Tyler Sands of Conant had the finest …

Unified Basketball: Conant beats Milford

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Conant unified basketball team beat Milford on Thursday afternoon. …

Boys’ basketball: Cushing hands Dublin heartbreaker loss

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Dublin Varsity Basketball traveled to Ashburnham, Massachusetts, on Wednesday to take on the JV team of Cushing Academy, falling 52-50 in a heartbreaker that will be long remembered. Down 31-26 at halftime, and trailing by as many as ten points late in the second half, he visitors clambered …

Girls’ basketball: Last-second shot downs Mascenic

Monday, January 18, 2016

The Mascenic girls bounced back from their flat play at WLC with a competitive game against Sanborn, but a last-second putback put a damper on their bid for a win. With the Vikings up 32-31 in the final seconds, the Indians got a shot and put in the …

Wrestling: Wall, Curran win against Cavaliers

Monday, January 18, 2016

ConVal wrestling had a tough night on Wednesday against Hollis-Brookline, but two Cougars — Daniel Curran and Eric Wall — picked up wins. Wall won by pin in the 126-lb. division and Curran won by decision, 4-1, at …

Alpine skiing: Tamok, Van Ham ski to top-ten finishes

Monday, January 18, 2016

The ConVal Alpine ski team competed at Crotched Mountain on Thursday. ConVal’s Eli Tamok and WLC’s Ian Van Ham were the only local skiers to crack the top ten, as Tamok finished seventh and Van Ham 9th. Tim Weeks of Bedford won the boys’ race. Jaclyn Clark and …

Girls’ hockey: Cougars still seeking first victory

Monday, January 18, 2016

The ConVal girls’ ice hockey team lost to St. Thomas/Dover on Thursday night. ConVal was able to push the puck into the offensive zone quite a bit and got some decent pucks on net, but nothing got past …

Boys’ basketball: Laugher of a game against Newport

Monday, January 18, 2016

It was all smiles at the Pratt Friday night as Conant destroyed winless Newport by 50 points, 88-38. Despite the blowout, Newport’s team took the opportunity to storm the court upon the game’s conclusion, prompting some to wonder …

Men’s basketball: Ravens cruise past Saint Rose College

Monday, January 18, 2016

Senior Tyler Iacuone and junior Matt Banton hit big shots when they were needed on Saturday afternoon, as their clutch buckets from beyond the arc helped propel the Franklin Pierce University men’s basketball team to a win over the Saint Rose College Golden Knights by a final score …

Women’s hockey: FPU unbeaten in past ten contests

Monday, January 18, 2016

The FPU women’s ice hockey team’s penalty-killing unit was perfect again Saturday as the Ravens rolled through Nichols, 5-0. The Ravens killed off all seven Nichols power plays on the day and are now a perfect 52-for-52 on the penalty kill on the season. With the win, Franklin …

Men’s hockey: Collins hat trick downs FPU skaters

Monday, January 18, 2016

SUNY Geneseo forward Stephen Collins had his third career hat trick as his team beat FPU 6-2 Saturday. With the loss, Franklin Pierce falls to 2-13-0, while SUNY Geneseo improves to 10-3-3. Senior goaltender Kyle Moran finished with 39 saves against 45 shots on goal and took the …

Track and field: Ravens take first as a team at Plymouth St.

Monday, January 18, 2016

The Franklin Pierce University men’s track and field team returned the full squad to action on Saturday with a tune-up against Division III competition, as the Ravens traveled to the Panther Invitational, hosted by Plymouth State University. The Ravens picked up seven event victories on the day, on …