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Basketball: RISING TO THE TOP

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

He’s just too quick. Mascenic opponents who have been tasked with the unappealing assignment of defending junior Jared Stauffeneker will all tell you the same thing — speed is the weapon of choice for the wiry young redhead. This season, that quickness helped him achieve one of high school basketball’s greatest milestones — scoring 1,000 career points — and naturally, … 0

Racing up to Boston

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The 1 million spectators who lined the course from Hopkinton to Boston on Monday were treated to a performance for the ages, as Meb Keflezighi … 0

Roundup: WLC starts season on three-game win streak

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The WLC softball team, perennial contenders that they are, have started out their season 3-0. Last week, they won their first game 9-8 over Epping. … 0

Basketball: Hodgson has career game in tourney

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Size matters, but ultimately it’s the speed that kills. Well, speed and — in the case of the Plattsburgh State men’s basketball team — a career night from junior Ezra Hodgson. In an electrifying performance, the junior out … 0

Basketball: Martin named to All-Conference team

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Springfield College senior Sean Martin of Rindge was selected to the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball All-Conference second team. Martin has been a key to Springfield’s success this season, as the Pride earned its … 0

Basketball: Springfield plays in All-Star game

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Madison Springfield of Jaffrey has been a force on the court in her first season at Marianapolis Preparatory Academy. She has averaged 13 points per game, nine rebounds, two assists and three steals for the Knights. In six … 0

ConVal to host talk for college-bound athletes

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

The road to college for athletes is no longer lined with traditional mile markers. It used to be that batting averages, points per game or yards per carry paved the way for sports stars. Nowadays, one more percentage is carrying more and more weight. It’s called the grade … 0

Final four bound: Conant heads to semifinals

Monday, March 10, 2014

After two big home playoff wins last week, the Conant Orioles take their bid for a repeat championship to the Final Four at Southern New Hampshire University. The No. 2 Orioles will take on the third-seeded Berlin Mountaineers … 0

Basketball: Warriors knocked out by rival Lakers

Sunday, March 9, 2014

The WLC Warriors season came to an end Friday at the hands of the Sunapee Lakers. The 84-52 second-round loss was the third Laker victory over WLC this year. Junior Jordan Litts, who finished the season as the … 0

ice hockey: ConVal falls to Berlin

Monday, March 10, 2014

The ConVal boys hockey team was ousted in the first round of the playoffs, losing 10-1 to top-seeded Berlin on Saturday. ConVal’s lone goal was scored by Erik Leger, assisted by Carl Svensson. “It was not how we wanted it to end,” said coach Mark Leger, “but Berlin … 0

skiing: Bates leads Team New England to win

Monday, March 10, 2014

Fifteen-year-old Calvin Bates of Dublin helped Team New England reclaim the national cup at the Nordic Junior Nationals held in Stowe, Vt. last week. Nordic Junior Nationals are a week-long event packed with races, four of which Bates … 0

special olympics: ConVal athletes take home medals

Monday, March 10, 2014

The ConVal Special Olympics team competed at the 38 annual state winter games, taking home fistfulls of hardware and ribbons. The games were held at Waterville Valley from March 2 to March 4, with hundreds of athletes from … 0

Basketball: In the zone

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

It was the Mascenic boys basketball team’s first home playoff game in years, and they did not disappoint. Jared Stauffeneker and the Vikings dominated from wire-to-wire on Tuesday, playing a near-flawless game against their first-round opponent, Sanborn. Even … 0