Sports

Hockey: Team USA doctor travels world to heal athletes

Monday, May 25, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Our nation’s top athletes, Dr. Douglass Weiss will tell you, aren’t all that different from his other patients. Weiss, a physician at Monadnock Orthopedics, has served as the USA Hockey team doctor in various stints and at various levels since 2009; he recently returned from a trip to Lucerne, Switzerland for the U18 Men’s Hockey Tournament and to … 0

ConVal: Starting nonprofit a ride

Monday, May 25, 2015

Beecher Clifton-Waite didn’t think it was right some of his friends couldn’t afford to ski or snowboard. Why are there charity organizations that provide food … 0

Girls' tennis: No. 1 Conant girls end season undefeated

Monday, May 25, 2015

The Conant girls prevailed in their toughest match yet. The Orioles (13-0) held off Prospect Mountain (10-4) Wednesday for a 5-4 win. The team ultimately … 0

Softball: Conant loses second game of season

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Conant lost their game against Hopkinton Monday, 2-0, ending their winning streak at seven. Pitcher Ivy Chalke allowed two unearned runs on six hits and struck out five batters. Despite Chalke’s performance, the Orioles couldn’t get their bats going against Hopkinton, as they only registered three hits all … 0

Boys’ Tennis: WLC loses matches to Pelham, Sanborn

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

WLC lost their last two matches to top state teams. The Warriors (3-6) were swept by Pelham (10-1), with only four players present Friday, according to coach John Williams. Pelham was a tough team even without the roster challenges, Williams added. “They’re good, they’re probably going to be … 0

Boys’ Tennis: ConVal keeps fighting for wins

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The ConVal boys’ squad continues to go the distance, despite both a tough schedule and an inexperienced squad. The Cougars (4-5) lost to St. Thomas (4-5) and Goffstown (4-4) last week, but still managed to put up an … 0

Reaching a peak: Ultramarathon runners race to top of Mt. Monadnock

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Millions have climbed Mount Monadnock, but Chris Watson of Peterborough is looking for a bigger challenge. Watson, a veteran of seven Ironman Triathlons, will be carrying the flag for Our Town in the first-ever Manchester to Monadnock ultramarathon, … 0

Girls’ Tennis: ConVal’s tough schedule continues

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The Cougar girls (1-8) fell to the Jaguars (6-4) 8-1 Tuesday. ConVal’s sole win came at No. 2 doubles, where No. 3 Izzy Pagano and No. 6 Issy Sylvian won, 8-5, coach Greg Morris said. “They’re playing up to their abilities, it’s just not enough to be competitive … 0

Softball: Vikes hold on against Hinsdale

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The hits kept coming the first three innings of the Vikings faceoff with Hinsdale (2-6) on Monday. The Vikings (4-4) got out to an early and decisive lead in the first half of the game, going up 12-0 … 0

Girls’ Tennis: Bennett loses first, but O’s win

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Conant continued their undefeated season Monday and Tuesday, but No. 1 Shannon Bennett suffered her first loss this year. The Orioles (11-0) flew past Bow (8-4) and Monadnock (5-4) and continued to show they are primed for the playoffs. The Orioles, as expected, defeated Monadnock 9-0 on Monday, … 0

boys’ volleyball: Vikings blocked by Astros at home

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — Mascenic fought Pinkerton to five sets Tuesday, but the vastly improved squad still came up a little short. The Vikings fell to the Astros, 3-2. Mascenic won the first and third sets, 28-26 and 27-25, … 0

Girls’ Lacrosse: Speedy Bow squad tops ConVal

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

ConVal girls’ lacrosse couldn’t shake off Monday their four-game losing streak. They lost to Bow (6-2) 22-8. “Bow’s fast breaks hurt us early and often,” said coach Derek Sorbello. “We were unable to recover from that.” Lily Sheridan scored five goals. Andria Daragon, Sarah Kolk and Maddy Zimmerman … 0

Boys’ Tennis: Conant falls to Kearsarge on court

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Conant dropped another match against Kearsarge Tuesday. The Orioles (0-8) were swept by the Cougars (4-5). Conant lost 8-0 in six out of the nine matches, but other players managed to win some games. “Once again the team had a tough match and the scores may not have … 0