Sports

Boys’ basketball: Back-to-back champs

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Boynton Middle School basketball team pulled off a shocker on Saturday morning, beating the vaunted World Academy team to win the Bulldogs’ second straight championship. World Academy had been undefeated all season, handing Boynton their only loss when the two played in the regular season. …

Indoor track: Good show at States

Monday, February 8, 2016

Conant, ConVal and Mascenic competed at the state divisional indoor track and field championships on Saturday at Dartmouth. Tyler Sands of Conant had the finest …

Unified Basketball: Conant beats Milford

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Conant unified basketball team beat Milford on Thursday afternoon. …

Women’s basketball: Ravens riding win streak

Monday, January 18, 2016

All at once on Saturday afternoon, the Franklin Pierce University women’s basketball team extended its own winning streak to seven games, while snapping a Saint Rose winning streak at seven games as well. After a first-quarter Ravens blowout and a Saint Rose second-quarter comeback, the two teams were …

Boys’ basketball: Mascenic beats Sanborn on Stauffeneker gamewinner

Monday, January 18, 2016

After pulling out to a 12-point lead against Sanborn Friday night, the Mascenic boys allowed the Indians to climb all the way back in the game and take the lead in the final seconds. But with just two seconds left on the clock, junior Brett Stauffeneker scored the …

Boys’ basketball: WLC trounces Nute, tough road upcoming

Monday, January 18, 2016

The WLC boys had little trouble with hapless Nute Friday night, picking up a 70-45 win on the road. Sophomore guard Casey Lane was the high-scorer, with 20 points. Junior Trey Carrier scored 17 and senior captain Tyler Carrier scored 11. WLC (6-2) has a tough stretch of …

Girls’ basketball: Conant holds off Newport with stellar second half D

Monday, January 18, 2016

The Newport girls put up one of their best performances of the season Friday night, staying even with undefeated Conant until late in the game. When the fourth quarter rolled around, though, the Orioles clamped down on defense and finished the game strong for a 51-37 win. Newport …

Running: Traffie takes home win in first Chiller

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Here are the results of the first Winter Chiller held Saturday in Rindge. The next race is at High Mowing School in Wilton on Saturday at 9 a.m. 2016 MRM Winter Chiller 1 results 1 24:38 Traffie, Avery …

Boys’ basketball: Vikings win shootout with WLC

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Over the past few years, the matchups between Mascenic and WLC have transformed from interdivisional games of regional convenience to a flat-out rivalry. With the two teams splitting the season series in each of the past two years, …

Girls’ basketball: Time to ‘Play for Today’

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

“Conant basketball has always been a program where when you join, you’re a part of something bigger than yourself.” So said Orioles center Sarah Gonsalves, who, along with senior co-captain Maddy Springfield, put together a fundraising effort that launches at Tuesday’s game. The beneficiary: longtime Conant supporter and …

Women’s hockey: Lundberg inks endorsement

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Peterborough native Shenae Lundberg, goaltender for the New York Riveters of the National Women’s Hockey League, has become the first professional athlete to join Trinity Performance Wear, the fitness apparel company of two-time weightlifting National Champion, 11-year-old Abby Flickner. Trinity Performance Wear will be supporting Lundberg’s off-the-ice training …

Girls’ basketball: Wildcats hold off Owls

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

On Saturday, the Dublin girls traveled to Stoneleigh Burnham School to face the perennial RVAL champion Owls. Dublin came out a little timidly allowing Stoneleigh to get the first points of the game. Dublin quickly settled into their defense effectively stopping any further easy baskets for Stoneleigh. At …

Women’s hockey: FPU extends shutout streak to three games

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Sophomore forward Alex Brolsma and senior forward Karsyn Baker scored power-play goals just 65 seconds apart in the second period on Tuesday night, as the Franklin Pierce University women’s ice hockey team stretched a 1-0 first-intermission lead to a 3-0 margin by the time the second intermission rolled …