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2014 BASEBALL PREVIEW: Baseball is back in the Monadnock region

Monday, April 14, 2014

The crack of the bat has already begun to ring out around the Monadnock region, as the high school baseball season kicked off last night. With Conant seeking to go back to back after a big title win last year and ConVal looking to ride their otherworldly starting pitcher Ivon Clough to the postseason, not to mention the young Mascenic … 0

Softball: the surest sign of spring

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The fields are drying out, the tarps are coming off and it’s time for another softball season to start. After a 2013 season that saw … 0

Love of football, service guides Marauders team

Monday, April 7, 2014

The Monadnock Marauders are a semi-professional football team that have been representing the Monadnock region on and off the gridiron since 2002. “The community service … 0

Basketball: WLC upsets Colebrook in thriller

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

By now, everybody in the state knows just how good Jordan Litts is. Opposing teams throw double or even triple teams at him, hoping to slow down the scoring machine, and WLC’s first-round playoff opponent, Colebrook, was no exception. On Tuesday night, the No. 12 seed Warriors headed … 0

Track and Field: Barrett takes two top twenty finishes

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

ConVal senior Corey Barrett finished his successful indoor track campaign by competing against the best athletes from around New England at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Boston, M.A. on March 1. Barrett competed in the 55-and 300-meter dash, placing seventeenth and eighteenth overall. “This was … 0

Track and Field: Haase has first taste of New England meet

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Conant junior Justin Haase gained valuable experience and solidified his spot as one of the top returning shotput throwers in New England coming into spring and looking ahead to next year. Haase placed twenty-fifth overall, throwing 44 feet, 2 inches, at this year’s New England championship meet, held … 0

Basketball: Tourney time

Monday, March 3, 2014

POSTSEASON CONTENDERS Conant boys Senior leadership key to Orioles’ state title hopes Conant’s been through it all before; will their experience pay off in the playoffs? For the Conant Orioles, this is business as usual. While most teams … 0

Dublin: He’s winning by design

Monday, March 3, 2014

Sometimes everything just comes together. Michael V. Scully, 42, grew up snowboard racing at Crotched and Temple mountains. Looking back on that time he chuckles. Who would have guessed that carving down those icy New England slopes would … 0

Boys Hockey: Senior night win propels ConVal to playoffs

Monday, March 3, 2014

It’s been nine years since the ConVal boys hockey team last earned a postseason berth. ConVal’s nine seniors put an end to that streak last Wednesday as they knocked off Manchester West to clinch a playoff spot in … 0

Peterborough: Special Olympics hoops event

Monday, March 3, 2014

The Monadnock Valley Patriots will hold their first basketball tournament on March 7 at ConVal. The game will feature the MVP athletes and featuring members of Monadnock- area fire and police departments The Patriots are a new adult Special Olympics team out of ConVal High School, put together … 0

New Ipswich: Results from the Monadnock Milers’ Feb. 22 Winter Chiller series race

Monday, March 3, 2014

1 Avery Traffie 0:28:28.5 2 Brad Fors 0:29:06.2 3 David Audet 0:29:25.4 4 Nels Traffie 0:30:18.3 5 Sean Radcliffe 0:30:27.6 6 Brady Bertram 0:31:50.5 7 Logan Traffie 0:32:00.0 8 Kristen Ramey 0:33:22.0 9 Erin Kelly 0:33:48.1 10 Tom … 0

Softball: Fast-pitch softball clinic March 9

Monday, March 3, 2014

NE Extreme Sports Training will be hosting a fast pitch softball clinic at Mascenic Regional High School in New Ipswich on March 9 for all softball players age 10-18. Sessions are 11 a.m.-1 p.m. for age 10-14 and 1-3 p.m. for age 15-18. Cost is $40 per session … 0

Basketball: Pure Shot camp back this summer

Monday, March 3, 2014

The Pure Shot basketball camp is back for its fourteenth year and will have sessions at both Conant and ConVal High Schools. Pure Shot basketball camp is directed by Jaffrey resident David Springfield,; his staff includes counselors Scott Baldwin (Conant boys all-time leading scorer), Brooke Springfield (Conant girls … 0