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Backyard Birder: Notes from the (hawk) watch: The daily account is more than numbers

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Last November, as the fall hawkwatch season up on Pack Monadnock came to an end, my Backyard Birder column was mostly excerpts from Hawkwatcher Henry’s daily reports. Each day’s count is submitted to a continent-wide network of hawkwatches, accompanied by a narrative that typically describes weather conditions and not much more. Not so the narratives of our local hawkwatchers! Henry … 0

Peterborough: Rec basketball starts in mid-November

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Silver Valley (boys) and Emerald Valley (girls) basketball leagues are offered for 5th through 6th graders. This is the next step in local basketball; … 0

Football: Crowley shines in CV’s first win

Monday, October 20, 2014

The ConVal football team beat Hollis-Brookline 35-21 on Friday night to collect their first win of the season. Senior quarterback John Crowley led the way … 0

Girls soccer: Warriors whip mules

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

The WLC Warriors girls soccer team had somewhat of a slow start on Friday as they went on the road to Newmarket. In fact, if you ask the players themselves, that might be putting it mildly. “The beginning … 0

Hancock: A shining star in open water

Monday, September 8, 2014

Hancock resident Kylie Mitchell was the fastest American swimmer in the 14-16-year-old girls category on Friday at the 2014 Federation Internationale De Natation World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships in Lake Balaton, Hungary. In her first international competition, … 0

Golf: GOLF SEASON IN SWING

Thursday, September 4, 2014

The humidity was high and the bugs were biting when the Mascenic and Conant golf teams teed it up for the first time this season in a contest with Bow High School at the Crotched Mountain Golf Club … 0

Warrior girls take down CCA 5-0

Thursday, September 4, 2014

WLC girls soccer The WLC Warriors defeated Concord Christian Academy by a score of 5-0 on Aug. 29. Scoring for the Warriors were Kelsey Randlett, Naomi Wight, Lorrie Blais, and Ally Schwab (2). Blaise, Wight, Schwab, and Silamba all recorded assists. Junior goalkeeper Cori Balam made one save … 0

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 … 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 Championships scheduled for Aug. 28-30 in Eilat, Israel. The 16 year old would … 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 of service at the institution, including 37 years as the Director of Athletics. … 0

Roundup: ConVal boys top Goffstown

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

ConVal boys soccer ConVal held off a tough Goffstown team with an overall strong team effort. Noah Bell made some huge saves in the first half to keep ConVal in the game. Score was 0-0 at the half. … 0

Soccer: On the verge of greatness

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The fall sports season kicks off today with a pair of soccer games, and before you know it, the action will be in full swing. Here’s what you need to know about the area high school teams heading … 0

Golf: Women’s Golf Assoc. pays visit to Country Club

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The New Hampshire Women’s Golf Association visited the Monadnock Country Club on Tuesday. “We had nearly 60 players on the course today,” said MCC’s pro Dana Hennessy, who organized the event. “This is a great event for the … 0