Sports

Hancock: Baseball coaching books available

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Just in time for baseball season, “Coach to Coach” books author Kary Shumway has released a five-book series on coaching youth baseball. The guides are age-specific, and cover drills and baseball philosophies for coaching Tee Ball through Majors (11- and 12-year-olds). “I love baseball, and I love coaching kids,” said Shumway. “But if you don’t have a good plan coming … 0

Boys’ Tennis: Shorthanded Conant winless after three

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The Conant boys’ tennis team continues to struggle, beset by roster troubles. The Orioles (0-3) dropped two matches 0-9, one against Pelham (5-1) last Wednesday … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens nab national No. 1 ranking in DII

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

For the first time in New Hampshire state history, a collegiate baseball team from the Granite State is ranked #1 in country. Six-time regional champion, … 0

Franklin Pierce: Jabs homers twice in Ravens win

Monday, April 6, 2015

Sophomore third baseman Jay Jabs hit a pair of home runs and junior right-hander Miles Sheehan struck out eight over eight shutout innings in the second game on Saturday, as the No. 5/5 nationally ranked Franklin Pierce University baseman team used a 5-0 win to complete a three-game … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens softball drops doubleheader

Monday, April 6, 2015

The Franklin Pierce University softball team had a tough time finding themselves out front on Friday afternoon, as the Merrimack College Warriors combined for a total of 10 runs in the first two innings between the two games. The Ravens were defeated by a score of 4-3 in … 0

Franklin Pierce: Men’s lacrosse wins in final seconds

Monday, April 6, 2015

Senior Kevin Dargin scored his first goal in his return to the field with 13 seconds left in the game to give the Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse team a 7-6 victory against Saint Rose Saturday. With the win, the team set a new program record for wins … 0

Running: Movesessian wins cold Possum

Monday, March 30, 2015

On a gorgeous March Sunday afternoon, the 8th running of the Dead Possum Half Marathon, which runs through the towns of Mason, New Ipswich and Greenville, went off under great early spring conditions. Considering the 3 inches of snow on Saturday and overnight freezing temperatures, the course was … 0

Come spring: Snowy field conditions delaying start of spring sports

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Opening day for many high school spring sports is fast approaching, forcing athletic directors and coaches across the region to do all they can to prepare fields and student athletes for the upcoming season. A winter full of … 0

Franklin Pierce: Ravens ladies’ lax comes back to beat St. A’s

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

The Franklin Pierce University women’s lacrosse team stunned Saint Anselm in the second half, outscoring the Hawks 6-5, on Tuesday afternoon at Sodexo. The 12-11 victory marks the first time since 2010 that the women’s lacrosse team has been victorious over the Hawks. With the victory the Ravens … 0

Franklin Pierce: Brock knocks in five in Ravens W

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Junior shortstop Justin Brock went 2-for-3 with a pair of two-run home runs and finished with five runs batted in on Tuesday afternoon, as the No. 5/5 nationally ranked Franklin Pierce University baseball team picked up an 8-2 … 0

Franklin Pierce: Three Ravens athletes get Player of the Week honors

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Sophomore Miranda Gagnon of the Franklin Pierce University women’s track & field team has been named Northeast-10 Conference Field Athlete of the Week for the week ending on March 22, as announced earlier this week by the Conference. Gagnon and the rest of the Ravens opened the outdoor … 0

Sports Awards: What a winter

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

If only every sports season could be as exhilarating as this winter’s was! After a fall that saw every local team out of the playoffs after only one round, the winter promised more postseason possibilities. And with the … 0

Hoops for Steve: Family fun on the court

Monday, March 30, 2015

Basketball fans and community members of all ages came out to show their support at Hoops For Steve, the 8th annual fundraiser for Conant basketball star Stephen Record, who tragically died in a car accident in 2007. The … 0