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BASEBALL: Post 11 tops Bedford, splits with Plymouth

Monday, June 29, 2015

Jaffrey Legion baseball won its home opener against top-ranked Bedford, 3-2. In their home opener, Post 11 scored a run in the first when pitcher JP Record knocked in Kyle Dupuis who had reached on a walk and stole second base. Jaffrey added one more in the second when Record got his second RBI of the game scoring Cooper Wayrynen. … 0

Baseball: Brewers Babe Ruth champs

Monday, June 29, 2015

The Brewers beat the Pirates in a best of three series for the Jaffrey Babe Ruth title last week. In game one on Wednesday night, … 0

Track and field: Sands breaks Conant school record at decathlon meet

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Conant track and field athlete Tyler Sands took third place at last weekend’s state decathlon championships at Nashua North, shattering the Orioles’ school record in … 0

Golf: Kitty Rescue pleased to be golf tournament beneficiary

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Monadnock Kitty Rescue and Adoption in Jaffrey is grateful to be the primary recipient of the Despres Golf Memorial Classic, its director said. Currently located in an old auto body shop near Route 124, the shelter has raised $50,000 of the $500,000 needed for a new home. Heidi … 0

Franklin Pierce: All-time Ravens great makes collegiate hall of fame

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Johannah Leedham ’10, formerly of the Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball team, has been inducted into the Northeast-10 Conference Hall of Fame, as announced by the Conference office at the league’s annual banquet on Monday evening. Leedham is … 0

Baseball: ConVal wins fight for playoffs

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

It took a loss from Merrimack Valley in the final game of the season, but the ConVal baseball team snuck into the NHIAA playoffs as the 16th seed. The Cougars positioned themselves well by beating Hollis-Brookline and Milford, … 0

Girls’ Tennis: Undefeated Conant heads for championship rematch

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

The undefeated Conant girls are headed for a rematch in the state finals Wednesday after dominating Gilford and surviving a scare against Bow. The Orioles swept the Golden Eagles Wednesday, but barely beat the Falcons Friday in a … 0

Girls’ Tennis: Tilton plays role in Oriole wins

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

When the Orioles punched their tickets to the Division III finals Friday, it was a special moment for Len Tilton of Jaffrey. Tilton helped start Conant’s program in 1998 as a club team and taught the sport to … 0

Boys’ Tennis: WLC finishes season at 4-10

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Wilton-Lyndeborough finished a tough season last week in which the team was frequently undermanned . The Warriors (4-10) were swept by Moultonborough (10-4) and lost 8-1 to Inter-Lakes (9-5), but defeated Conant (0-14) in a 6-1 rout. While the Warriors won against Conant, Coach John Williams said in … 0

Track and field: Orioles, Vikings strong at state DIII meet

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

JAFFREY — The top competitors in Division III descended upon Conant High School Saturday for the state divisional championships. Conant and Mascenic both fielded athletes fighting for a chance to qualify for the Meet of Champions. The biggest … 0

Softball: A look ahead at the NHIAA playoffs

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Conant, Mascenic and WLC all have a shot at serious postseason runs now that the regular schedule is complete. Conant Orioles The Orioles finished strong to end the season, winning their last seven. Conant defeated Mascenic 8-3 on … 0

Baseball: Playoff seedings set for local teams

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Here’s a look at the baseball playoff seedings for 2015. Mascenic Vikings After a tough loss to Conant last Wednesday, Mascenic bounced back and beat Fall Mountain 5-1 to close out the year. Doing so earned them a … 0

Little League: Rangers first to beat Mets

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

The Peterborough Rangers downed the previously unbeaten Mets 13-3 Thursday evening on Picard Field. Thomas Fagiano sparked the Mets offense with a two-RBI hit in the top of the first. The Rangers benefited from hot bats; each batter … 0