Sports

Runners ready for Boston Marathon

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

John Singelais’s stomach was full of butterflies at the start of the Boston Marathon last year, on the first Patriot’s Day race since the deadly bombing. But once the starting pistol fired, and Singelais ran the 26.2 miles from Hopkinton, Massachusetts, to Boylston Street, he was more than relaxed. He was invigorated by the solidarity he experienced with the 36,000 … 0

A first look at the area baseball teams

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Conant baseball Coach: Josh Heaphy Last Year’s Record: 6-10 (missed playoffs) First Game: April 15 at Campbell First Home Game: April 17 vs. Brady After … 0

Softball: Softball titles may be in cards

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

WLC softball Head coach: Dennis Claire Last season’s record: 18-2 (DIV State Champions) First game: At PCA Dover, Friday, 4 p.m. First home game: vs. … 0

ConVal: Youth sports plan pitched

Monday, March 23, 2015

Editor’s note: A previous version of this story wrongly reported it cost $121 to play soccer in Peterborough. It cost $121 to play lacrosse. ConVal Principal Brian Pickering is convinced youth sports can unite the school district’s nine … 0

BASKETBALL: Martin garners DIII honors

Friday, March 20, 2015

Springfield College’s Sean Martin of Rindge was chosen to the D3hoops.com Northeast All-Region Fourth Team. Martin adds this recognition to his New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference All-Conference First Team honor that he received earlier this year. … 0

Basketball: 22nd Place to Go tourney raises over $9,000

Monday, March 23, 2015

The Place to Go held its 22nd annual 3-On-3 tournament Friday-Sunday at ConVal. Over $9,000 was raised and players from all around the area and beyond competed in the fun tradition. Division winners: ∎ 3/4 grade boys winners: Demons, … 0

Thank You Note: Appreciation due to police, fire

Thursday, March 12, 2015

To the editor: On behalf of the Conant community, I would like to extend a “Thank You” to Jaffrey Police and Fire Departments for their assistance at the Conant/Mascenic basketball game on March 7. As you are well aware, Conant basketball is really a Jaffrey-Rindge community event, and … 0

Basketball: Springfield, Litts highlight All-State teams

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Several local ballers made the cut for the 2014-15 All-State teams. Most notably, the two leaders of the area’s championship teams were both named Player of the Year for their respective divisions. Conant’s Madison Springfield was named the … 0

Peterborough: Three earn taekwondo black belts

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

On Feb. 28, Jennifer Duval of Greenfield, Goran Junior Skoric of Milford, and W. Bridges Smith of Peterborough tested for various ranks of black belt in the Korean martial art of taekwondo. Duval earned her second degree black … 0

Skiing: Local siblings compete on slopes

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Whiteface Mountain at Lake Placid is host to the Eastern Regional Championships Junior Olympics this week. Getting in the starting gate are two local racers: Ashley Humphreys, age 15 from Lyndeborough and Giovanni Lazzari, age 15 from Mont … 0

Franklin Pierce: Men’s golf lands seventh at tourney

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The Franklin Pierce University Ravens men’s golf team returned to the links for the first time on Monday and Tuesday since their appearance in the NEIGA Fall Championship in October. The beginning of the new spring season brought a little tough spots, along with some rust as the … 0

Franklin Pierce: Schmidt leads lady golfers to fifth place

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Freshman Taylor Schmidt shot lights out with an 83 on Monday, and another 83 on Tuesday for a two-day total of 166 to finish fifth in the Barton College Intercollegiate Tournament held at the Wilson Country Club in Wilson, North Carolina. The tournament marked the Ravens first action … 0

Franklin Pierce: Men’s lax loses first of season

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The Franklin Pierce University men’s lacrosse team fell to Le Moyne College on Tuesday afternoon, 15-1, at Ted Grant Field. With their first loss of the season, the Ravens fall to 4-1 with a 1-1 Northeast-10 Conference record. Le Moyne scored six goals in the first quarter and … 0