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Special Olympics: Patriots play in State Games

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Monadnock Valley Patriots played in the state basketball tournament held in Derry on April 5. The newly formed adult special Olympics team had its most competitive tournament yet, with every athlete on the team scoring a basket, and playing very hard. The Patriots had two teams in the tournament, one placed forth while the other finished in fifth. After … 0

In full swing

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

On April 11, the ConVal girls tennis team traveled to and defeated Goffstown in their first match of the spring. Junior McKenzie West, senior Ashlynn … 0

SOFTBALL: ML

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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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

Basketball: WLC upsets Colebrook in thriller

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

By now, everybody in the state knows just how good Jordan Litts is. Opposing teams throw double or even triple teams at him, hoping to slow down the scoring machine, and WLC’s first-round playoff opponent, Colebrook, was no exception. On Tuesday night, the No. 12 seed Warriors headed … 0

Track and Field: Barrett takes two top twenty finishes

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

ConVal senior Corey Barrett finished his successful indoor track campaign by competing against the best athletes from around New England at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Boston, M.A. on March 1. Barrett competed in the 55-and 300-meter dash, placing seventeenth and eighteenth overall. “This was … 0

Track and Field: Haase has first taste of New England meet

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Conant junior Justin Haase gained valuable experience and solidified his spot as one of the top returning shotput throwers in New England coming into spring and looking ahead to next year. Haase placed twenty-fifth overall, throwing 44 feet, 2 inches, at this year’s New England championship meet, held … 0

Basketball: Tourney time

Monday, March 3, 2014

POSTSEASON CONTENDERS Conant boys Senior leadership key to Orioles’ state title hopes Conant’s been through it all before; will their experience pay off in the playoffs? For the Conant Orioles, this is business as usual. While most teams … 0

Dublin: He’s winning by design

Monday, March 3, 2014

Sometimes everything just comes together. Michael V. Scully, 42, grew up snowboard racing at Crotched and Temple mountains. Looking back on that time he chuckles. Who would have guessed that carving down those icy New England slopes would … 0

Boys Hockey: Senior night win propels ConVal to playoffs

Monday, March 3, 2014

It’s been nine years since the ConVal boys hockey team last earned a postseason berth. ConVal’s nine seniors put an end to that streak last Wednesday as they knocked off Manchester West to clinch a playoff spot in … 0

Peterborough: Special Olympics hoops event

Monday, March 3, 2014

The Monadnock Valley Patriots will hold their first basketball tournament on March 7 at ConVal. The game will feature the MVP athletes and featuring members of Monadnock- area fire and police departments The Patriots are a new adult Special Olympics team out of ConVal High School, put together … 0