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Soccer: Postseason on the pitch

Thursday, October 30, 2014

It’s late October, and that means playoff time for New Hampshire’s high school fall sports. The postseason tournaments got underway this week and continue on through the next — with any luck, at least one team from our local high schools will make a deep run. Here’s what to look for as the playoffs heat up. Mascenic boys soccer The … 0

Cross-country: Mascenic boys take first in DIII after tiebreaker

Monday, October 27, 2014

The Mascenic Vikings cross-country team is a perennial powerhouse, often poised to challenge for the top spot in their division in both boys’ and girls’ … 0

Girls’ Soccer: ConVal ties Hanover for second time

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The No. 1 Hanover girls soccer team has won every game this season but three — a loss to John Stark, and after Friday night, … 0

Jaffrey: Lyons wins Gilmore triathlon

Monday, September 15, 2014

Cool conditions and sunny weather greeted the triathletes Sunday morning for the first annual Gilmore Pond Triathlon. The cooler conditions and hilly course did not deter some strong performances however. The first athlete to arrive at the finish … 0

Peterborough: Record numbers at Abbott 5K

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The 5th annual Peter Michael Abbott 5K Race and Walk took place this Saturday at ConVal High School. The charity event saw a record 168 entries, while 149 runners crossed the finish line. Fifteen-year-old Colin Grip of Acton, … 0

New Ipswich: Giants tower over Vikings

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Although Mascenic’s girls field hockey team showed flashes of strong play, they couldn’t keep answering Bishop Brady on Tuesday. The Vikings lost 4-1 to Brady of Concord. Following their loss, Mascenic’s coach, Selena Shaw, said the team played … 0

Cross-country: Viking girls take 1st

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

On the flat wooded trails around Campbell High School in Litchfield, Conant and Mascenic’s runners took the opportunity to let it rip for some early season personal bests. The weather was ideal, having shaken the hot and humid … 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