Sports

Little League: ConVal Mets knock off Orioles 9-2

Monday, May 18, 2015

The ConVal Mets defeated the ConVal Orioles by a score of 9 to 2 on Thursday at Moose Brook field in Hancock. The Mets’ offense was led by Ben Kriebel, who had two hits and scored two runs. Austin Knight and Owen Micheals each scored two runs. On defense, the Mets turned a 4-6 double play when Zach Allard caught … 0

Football: Mountaineers registration now open

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

As summer approaches, so does the beginning of the football season. Many associate football with autumn. However, practices begin in late July. The Monadnock Mountaineers … 0

Girls’ Tennis: WLC puts up fight

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Wilton lost narrowly to Moultonborough despite defaulting three matches. The Warriors (4-9) fell 5-4 to the Panthers (8-3). Player absences hampered the team, Coach Betsie … 0

Boys’ Tennis: ConVal keeps fighting for wins

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The ConVal boys’ squad continues to go the distance, despite both a tough schedule and an inexperienced squad. The Cougars (4-5) lost to St. Thomas (4-5) and Goffstown (4-4) last week, but still managed to put up an … 0

Reaching a peak: Ultramarathon runners race to top of Mt. Monadnock

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Millions have climbed Mount Monadnock, but Chris Watson of Peterborough is looking for a bigger challenge. Watson, a veteran of seven Ironman Triathlons, will be carrying the flag for Our Town in the first-ever Manchester to Monadnock ultramarathon, … 0

Girls’ Tennis: ConVal’s tough schedule continues

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The Cougar girls (1-8) fell to the Jaguars (6-4) 8-1 Tuesday. ConVal’s sole win came at No. 2 doubles, where No. 3 Izzy Pagano and No. 6 Issy Sylvian won, 8-5, coach Greg Morris said. “They’re playing up to their abilities, it’s just not enough to be competitive … 0

Softball: Vikes hold on against Hinsdale

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The hits kept coming the first three innings of the Vikings faceoff with Hinsdale (2-6) on Monday. The Vikings (4-4) got out to an early and decisive lead in the first half of the game, going up 12-0 … 0

Girls’ Tennis: Bennett loses first, but O’s win

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Conant continued their undefeated season Monday and Tuesday, but No. 1 Shannon Bennett suffered her first loss this year. The Orioles (11-0) flew past Bow (8-4) and Monadnock (5-4) and continued to show they are primed for the playoffs. The Orioles, as expected, defeated Monadnock 9-0 on Monday, … 0

boys’ volleyball: Vikings blocked by Astros at home

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — Mascenic fought Pinkerton to five sets Tuesday, but the vastly improved squad still came up a little short. The Vikings fell to the Astros, 3-2. Mascenic won the first and third sets, 28-26 and 27-25, … 0

Girls’ Lacrosse: Speedy Bow squad tops ConVal

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

ConVal girls’ lacrosse couldn’t shake off Monday their four-game losing streak. They lost to Bow (6-2) 22-8. “Bow’s fast breaks hurt us early and often,” said coach Derek Sorbello. “We were unable to recover from that.” Lily Sheridan scored five goals. Andria Daragon, Sarah Kolk and Maddy Zimmerman … 0

Boys’ Tennis: Conant falls to Kearsarge on court

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Conant dropped another match against Kearsarge Tuesday. The Orioles (0-8) were swept by the Cougars (4-5). Conant lost 8-0 in six out of the nine matches, but other players managed to win some games. “Once again the team had a tough match and the scores may not have … 0

Softball: Cougars fall to former coach Coppo

Monday, May 11, 2015

Despite bringing a two-run lead into the seventh inning, the Cougars lost to Monadnock and former longtime head coach Jim Coppo, 9-8, Friday. ConVal had led the game since the third inning, but an RBI double from Monadnock’s … 0

Softball: Warriors keep up hot streak

Friday, May 8, 2015

The defending DIV champs are on an absolute tear. WLC won all three of their games last week to go to 9-1 on the season. The Warriors are on an 8-game winning streak, during which they outscored opponents 95-9. Last Monday, WLC faced Hinsdale and won 12-0. The … 0