Sports

Basketball: Nerz wraps up stellar career as Cougar star

Monday, April 21, 2014

For ConVal senior Jess Nerz, communication is key. The four-year varsity athlete is a vocal leader both on and off the court, and for those who’ve seen her leadership in any setting over her high school career, it’s difficult to imagine she’d ever been anything but. Back in 2011, however, when she had just made the cut for the varsity … 0

Track and Field: Smith, Fafard, Randlett take top spots

Monday, April 21, 2014

Local track teams got a feel for their competition this spring during an early season track meet held at Conant on April 12. Many local … 0

Football: Landau to take the helm at ConVal

Monday, April 21, 2014

Paul Landau will be ConVal’s new head football coach, Athletic Director Mark Swasey announced on Saturday. Landau joined the ConVal program last season as an … 0

Final four bound: Conant heads to semifinals

Monday, March 10, 2014

After two big home playoff wins last week, the Conant Orioles take their bid for a repeat championship to the Final Four at Southern New Hampshire University. The No. 2 Orioles will take on the third-seeded Berlin Mountaineers … 0

Basketball: Warriors knocked out by rival Lakers

Sunday, March 9, 2014

The WLC Warriors season came to an end Friday at the hands of the Sunapee Lakers. The 84-52 second-round loss was the third Laker victory over WLC this year. Junior Jordan Litts, who finished the season as the … 0

ice hockey: ConVal falls to Berlin

Monday, March 10, 2014

The ConVal boys hockey team was ousted in the first round of the playoffs, losing 10-1 to top-seeded Berlin on Saturday. ConVal’s lone goal was scored by Erik Leger, assisted by Carl Svensson. “It was not how we wanted it to end,” said coach Mark Leger, “but Berlin … 0

skiing: Bates leads Team New England to win

Monday, March 10, 2014

Fifteen-year-old Calvin Bates of Dublin helped Team New England reclaim the national cup at the Nordic Junior Nationals held in Stowe, Vt. last week. Nordic Junior Nationals are a week-long event packed with races, four of which Bates … 0

special olympics: ConVal athletes take home medals

Monday, March 10, 2014

The ConVal Special Olympics team competed at the 38 annual state winter games, taking home fistfulls of hardware and ribbons. The games were held at Waterville Valley from March 2 to March 4, with hundreds of athletes from … 0

Basketball: In the zone

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

It was the Mascenic boys basketball team’s first home playoff game in years, and they did not disappoint. Jared Stauffeneker and the Vikings dominated from wire-to-wire on Tuesday, playing a near-flawless game against their first-round opponent, Sanborn. Even … 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