Sports

Alpine skiing: Van Ham is WLC’s lone winter Warrior

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

A high school ski race postponed due to snow. Not only does that sound like a contradiction in terms, but up until last week, it seemed like a downright impossibility this winter. But with the snowfall earlier in the week making travel difficult, the Alpine skiing state championships were postponed until today and tomorrow. Piles of powder or sheets of …

Basketball: Hoops for Hope

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The crowd packing the ConVal gym Tuesday night for a basketball doubleheader rose to their feet. Slowly at first, small groups got up; others followed …

Skiing: U.S. National Telemark Skiing Championships at Crotched

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The 2016 U.S. National Telemark Skiing Championships will bring the best telemark racers from all around the United States to Crotched Mountain to compete for …

Running: High Mowing to Host ‘Winter Chiller’ race on Saturday

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Right about now is the time when the prioritizing we’ve done to get out of doors and stay healthy starts to fizzle. A face full of freezing wind and slushy footing is the opposite of fun for most, …

Wrestling: ConVal team loses despite many individual wins

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

ConVal took a trip to Salem last weekend. As a team, the Cougars lost 42-30. However, ConVal got wins by Matt Kimball, Liam Sheehan, Eric Wall, Dan Curran and Josh Curran. Against Nashua South the team lost 48-18. …

Girls’ basketball: O’s ‘Play for Today’

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Supporters turned out in droves for Tuesday night’s girls’ basketball game between Conant and Pelham at the Pratt. The “Play for Today” game was dedicated to Michele Chadbourne, recently diagnosed with cancer, but those who showed up to …

Snowboarding: Wildcat ’boarders excel in slopestyle

Thursday, January 14, 2016

The Dublin School Snowboarding team faced their first slopestyle course Wednesday at Sunapee. Six riders competed on an icy course and managed some spectacular results. Lucy Martin and A.J. Simpson lead the team placing seventh and fourth respectively. …

Boys’ basketball: Cushing hands Dublin heartbreaker loss

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Dublin Varsity Basketball traveled to Ashburnham, Massachusetts, on Wednesday to take on the JV team of Cushing Academy, falling 52-50 in a heartbreaker that will be long remembered. Down 31-26 at halftime, and trailing by as many as ten points late in the second half, he visitors clambered …

Girls’ basketball: Last-second shot downs Mascenic

Monday, January 18, 2016

The Mascenic girls bounced back from their flat play at WLC with a competitive game against Sanborn, but a last-second putback put a damper on their bid for a win. With the Vikings up 32-31 in the final seconds, the Indians got a shot and put in the …

Wrestling: Wall, Curran win against Cavaliers

Monday, January 18, 2016

ConVal wrestling had a tough night on Wednesday against Hollis-Brookline, but two Cougars — Daniel Curran and Eric Wall — picked up wins. Wall won by pin in the 126-lb. division and Curran won by decision, 4-1, at …

Alpine skiing: Tamok, Van Ham ski to top-ten finishes

Monday, January 18, 2016

The ConVal Alpine ski team competed at Crotched Mountain on Thursday. ConVal’s Eli Tamok and WLC’s Ian Van Ham were the only local skiers to crack the top ten, as Tamok finished seventh and Van Ham 9th. Tim Weeks of Bedford won the boys’ race. Jaclyn Clark and …

Girls’ hockey: Cougars still seeking first victory

Monday, January 18, 2016

The ConVal girls’ ice hockey team lost to St. Thomas/Dover on Thursday night. ConVal was able to push the puck into the offensive zone quite a bit and got some decent pucks on net, but nothing got past …

Boys’ basketball: Laugher of a game against Newport

Monday, January 18, 2016

It was all smiles at the Pratt Friday night as Conant destroyed winless Newport by 50 points, 88-38. Despite the blowout, Newport’s team took the opportunity to storm the court upon the game’s conclusion, prompting some to wonder …