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Cross-country skiing: Love cross-country skiing? You’re not alone — join the club!

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

It started with a simple, optimistic email on a snowy Thursday night. Cross-country ski race this Tuesday — who’s in? Bring your headlamps. The results were astounding. Over 50 skiers came out of the woods for the race. “I think we were like little kids in a candy shop when everyone showed up for the Headlamp Hustle,” said Lindsey Masterson, …

Swimming: Eder-Linell, Wave swim well in Vermont meet

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

The Peterborough Wave swim team competed in a multi-team invitational at Upper Valley Aquatic Center in White River Junction this past Saturday. Most races featured …

Monadnock region a fertile ground for Ironmen

Monday, November 23, 2015

As David Bedard headed down the home stretch of the Ironman Florida course earlier this month, he had one thing on his mind — “I’m …

Cross-country: Dublin sweeps meet at Stoneleigh-Burnham

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Last week, the Dublin School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams traveled to Stoneleigh-Burnham School for a River Valley Athletic League divisional race. Dublin captured first place overall in both the boys’ and girls’ races. The Wildcats competed in the RVAL championships Wednesday after press time, hoping to …

Cross-country: Conant, Mascenic, CV runners ready for meet

Monday, October 26, 2015

Mascenic has a shot at a second straight boys’ team championship, Conant has some top-flight individual runners and ConVal has a handful of athletes who could place well at the NHIAA Division II and III state meet this …

Exquisite Picks: Crowdsourcing Week 8 NFL picks

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

As the season wears on, fatigue inevitably sets in. This week, I have decided to farm out my picks to my friends. This was far easier than picking them myself. Crowdsourcing is all the rage right now so …

Volleyball: Local pair nets college title

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Two locals were in action for the NHTI women’s volleyball team as they topped off a perfect 10-0 conference season with a 3-0 victory over Unity College to win the Yankee Small College Conference Championship Saturday at NHTI. …

Mascenic volleyball soaring into playoffs

Monday, October 26, 2015

When Mascenic last faced off against Trinity, they were a different Viking team than the one that strode confidently onto the volleyball court Friday evening. In the previous matchup, head coach Missy Salo and her squad were still …

BOys’ soccer: Season ends for Conant boys

Monday, October 26, 2015

Conant boys’ soccer hosted Kearsarge on a rainy senior night Thursday, losing 5-2. Goals were scored by senior Simeon Hodgson, pictured above with pregame flowers for his family, and Tyler Sands. “The seniors this year will be missed,” …

Home finale for Mascenic

Monday, October 26, 2015

The Mascenic boys’ soccer team made their first attempt at a full game without goalie Brett Stauffeneker on Friday, losing 5-1 to Pelham. Backup goalie Micah Howard had a solid game, filling the net well and playing virtually …

Girls’ soccer: WLC girls ready for playoff action

Monday, October 26, 2015

It was an up-and-down season for the Warriors, but the back end was strong, positioning the WLC girls’ soccer team with a shot at a playoff run. To do so, they’ll have to get past Newmarket, and it …

Girls’ soccer: Cougars relish chance to recharge

Monday, October 26, 2015

Perhaps no team will benefit more from the few days off between the regular season and the playoffs than ConVal girls’ soccer. After a grueling week that saw the Cougars lose to Hollis-Brookline, Milford and Hanover, ConVal won’t …

Girls’ soccer: Conant girls to face unknown entity

Monday, October 26, 2015

There’s always something mysterious about our neighbors to the north; next to embark on the journey to hill country is the Conant girls’ soccer team. The Orioles ended up 8-8, which puts them at 13th in DIII. They’ll …