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Backyard Birder: Notes from the (hawk) watch: The daily account is more than numbers

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Last November, as the fall hawkwatch season up on Pack Monadnock came to an end, my Backyard Birder column was mostly excerpts from Hawkwatcher Henry’s daily reports. Each day’s count is submitted to a continent-wide network of hawkwatches, accompanied by a narrative that typically describes weather conditions and not much more. Not so the narratives of our local hawkwatchers! Henry … 0

Peterborough: Rec basketball starts in mid-November

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Silver Valley (boys) and Emerald Valley (girls) basketball leagues are offered for 5th through 6th graders. This is the next step in local basketball; … 0

Football: Crowley shines in CV’s first win

Monday, October 20, 2014

The ConVal football team beat Hollis-Brookline 35-21 on Friday night to collect their first win of the season. Senior quarterback John Crowley led the way … 0

Baseball: New England Ravens tryouts set for Friday

Monday, August 25, 2014

The New England Ravens Baseball organization will hold tryouts on Friday at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge. The tryouts begin at 6:30 pm.; registration begins at 6 p.m. The program is under the direction of FPU Head Baseball Coach Jayson King. The Ravens offer AAU teams at 9-10-12-14-15/16 … 0

Tennis: Tourney runs Sept. 5-7

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The ConVal Community Dollars for Scholars will host their second annual tennis tournament the weekend of Sept. 5-7. The tournament will be held at Adams Playground in Peterborough, with additional tennis courts secured as needed. The tournament will include a men’s and women’s doubles A & B division, … 0

Francestown: ML

Thursday, August 14, 2014

On Sept. 19, Jaiden’s Angel Foundation will host its 7th annual golf tournament to honor the memory of Jaiden Lyndi Tlapa, who would be turning 15 this fall, and to raise funds for her legacy foundation. Jaiden’s Angel provides support and services to local families facing tragic child … 0

South Meadow school: Sports tryouts Aug. 26-27

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Try outs for the South Meadow School boys and girls soccer teams and girls field hockey team will begin Aug. 26 and 27 on the South Meadow School athletic fields. All 6th, 7th or 8th grade boy or girl students are eligible to play. Try out times on … 0

ML: TRI, TRI AGAIN

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Peterborough resident Maxine Dunn parlayed her summer training regiment for the Hartwick College field hockey team into a first place finish in Sunday’s Kingston Triathlon. Dunn, 20, finished the sprint triathlon, consisting of a quarter mile swim, 15 … 0

greenfield: Hampshire 100 returns Sunday

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Athletes of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in the eighth annual Hampshire 100 Sports Weeekend beginning Saturday. The weekend of fun and competition is held at Oak Park and features seven events for athletes to … 0

Rindge: New England Ravens softball tryouts ongoing

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The New England Ravens’ softball program is seeking players for the upcoming season. The teams are for 14U and 16U ASA/NSA travel programs for competitive softball players. Tryouts are at Franklin Pierce University, 40 University Drive, Rindge on Saturday from 11 a.m to 1 p.m., Aug. 19 from … 0

Softball: Voodoo travel tryouts Aug. 23

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The Central Mass Voodoo girls’ travel softball program has announced their tryout dates for the 2015 travel season. The CMV program is an AAU JR. Olympic Fastpitch Program that is open to girls between the ages of 9-19. We currently have very competitive teams at five age levels, … 0

Rindge: FPU volleyball receives academic honors

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The Franklin Pierce University volleyball team has been named as a recipient of the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award for the 2013-14 academic year, as announced Monday by the AVCA. To be eligible for selection, a team must maintain a 3.30 grade-point average. In all, 676 … 0

Peterborough: Red Sox game tickets available

Friday, August 8, 2014

The Peterborough Recreation Department will depart on Aug. 20 from 64 Union St. at 3:30 p.m. to travel to Boston for the 7:10 p.m. Red Sox game vs. the Los Angeles Angels. Tickets are bleacher seats in section 42, rows 26 and 27. The cost for this trip, … 0