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Cycling: Get your bike geared up for some summer rides

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

James McDonough knows a thing or two about bicycle repair. The EMS Tech Service Manager and “bicycle therapist” has over four decades of cycling experience, he said in an interview outside the 1 Vose Farm Road store in Peterborough. He has been paid to fix bicycles since 1976 and has ridden coast-to-coast twice. So he’s got a philosophy regarding bike … 0

Basketball: His name lives on in New Ipswich sports

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Each day Bob Gammel left his house, down at the end of Playground Road in New Ipswich, he drove past the Memorial Field basketball courts. … 0

Franklin Pierce: Pelland new FPU softball coach

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Franklin Pierce University Director of Athletics Bruce Kirsh announced on Tuesday that Mike Pelland has been named the new head coach of the Ravens softball … 0

Softball: A look ahead at the NHIAA playoffs

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Conant, Mascenic and WLC all have a shot at serious postseason runs now that the regular schedule is complete. Conant Orioles The Orioles finished strong to end the season, winning their last seven. Conant defeated Mascenic 8-3 on … 0

Baseball: Playoff seedings set for local teams

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Here’s a look at the baseball playoff seedings for 2015. Mascenic Vikings After a tough loss to Conant last Wednesday, Mascenic bounced back and beat Fall Mountain 5-1 to close out the year. Doing so earned them a … 0

Little League: Rangers first to beat Mets

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

The Peterborough Rangers downed the previously unbeaten Mets 13-3 Thursday evening on Picard Field. Thomas Fagiano sparked the Mets offense with a two-RBI hit in the top of the first. The Rangers benefited from hot bats; each batter … 0

Franklin Pierce: O’Rourke, Jabs take home East Region honors

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Franklin Pierce University sophomore third baseman Jay Jabs has been named ABCA East Region Player of the Year, while senior right-hander Brendan O’Rourke has been named ABCA East Region Pitcher of the Year. Joining Jabs and O’Rourke on … 0

Golf: Nutting nails hole in one at Shattuck

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Tina Nutting made a hole in one on Hole No. 7 at the Shattuck May 18. Nutting was playing with Eugene Speeney, Dick Reynells and Peggy Despres. … 0

Track: ‘Three Amigos’ set for States

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The Three Amigos. The Three Musketeers. The Three Stooges. Call them what you want, but don’t call them late to the start line. The Mascenic lineup of Avery Traffie, Jake Movsessian, and Jackson Whitehouse will be ripping it … 0

Baseball: Monadnock downs Mascenic on walkoff single

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Jason Moreau went toe-to-toe with one of the state’s best pitchers on Monday, but the Vikings could only muster one run in support and Monadnock won on an extra-innings walkoff. It was a contrast of styles between the … 0

Softball: WLC comeback falls short

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

WLC nearly took out No. 2 Sunapee Thursday, but the Lakers prevailed 8-7. WLC was up 3-0 early before a couple of costly errors opened the floodgates in the fourth. After a Warrior flurry, Sunapee scored in the sixth and the game went into the final frame with … 0

Track and field: Athletes to watch at State meet

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The cream always rises to the top — and this championship season is no different. Taking place in the southwest corner of the state this year, in Jaffrey at Conant High School, there appears to be some great battles shaping up. Here is an overview of where some … 0

Boys’ Tennis: Orioles finish season winless

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Conant dropped three more matches to end the season. The Orioles (0-14) were swept by Prospect Mountain (9-5) Wednesday and lost 6-1 to Wilton-Lyndeborough Thursday (4-10). Conant was also swept by Profile (12-2) Friday, Whitney added, but showed good sportsmanship in a tough match. “Though they were playing … 0