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Gunner Currier, Erin O'Shea tops in Peterborough Winter Chiller race

02-28-2024 8:08 AM

The fourth of five Winter Chiller series races kicked off in Peterborough Saturday with its largest field of 48 runners to date.Division III all-star Gunner Currier from Enfield dominated the hilly 3.5-mile race, winning by 19 seconds with a time of...


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Three Franklin Pierce teams competing in postseason

03-01-2024 1:10 PM

The Franklin Pierce University men’s and women’s basketball teams and women’s hockey team have postseason games Friday and Saturday.Men’s basketball opens the Northeast-10 tournament Friday at 7 p.m. against Southern New Hampshire University at the...


Bernier and Burgeron nearly complete Iron Dog race

02-27-2024 10:06 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Fighting brutal winter weather, Kim Bergeron of Dublin and Jean-Pierre “JP” Bernier of Hancock persevered against technical difficulties and rugged Alaskan terrain to nearly complete the Pro Class of the Iron Dog, which is billed as the longest and...


Wliton-Lyndeborough girls’ basketball falls in state quarterfinals

02-26-2024 10:44 AM

By BEN CONANT

Wilton-Lyndeborough's storybook season came to a close in the Mule Den Friday night, as host Newmarket pushed their way past the upstart Warriors 46-40 overtime win in the state Division IV quarterfinals. No. 3 Newmarket (16-4) had surrendered just 15...


Wilton-Lyndeborough girls basketball advances to state quarterfinals

02-22-2024 9:04 AM

By BEN CONANT

The Wilton-Lyndeborough girls' basketball team is heading back to the Division IV quarterfinals for the first time since 2007 after a rousing 55-45 win over Franklin in Wilton Tuesday night. Adri Bausha led the No. 6 Warriors (14-5) with 30 points, as...


Conant boys’ basketball is headed to state finals

02-21-2024 9:13 AM

By ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL

No. 4 Kearsarge knew it could beat the top-seeded Conant Orioles Tuesday night in the Division III boys’ basketball state seminfinals at Bow High School.The Cougars had done so just 12 days prior, the only team to beat Conant all season. For the first...


Defense carries Conant boys’ basketball in quarterfinal victory over Gilford

02-19-2024 10:13 AM

By BEN CONANT

Conant’s trademark defense was on full display in Friday’s NHIAA Division III quarterfinal win over Gilford, as the Oriole boys showcased end-to-end intensity to knock off the defending champion Golden Eagles. “Defense is always key for us,” said...


ConVal skiers take two top-fives at states; Rousseau qualifies for Meet of Champions

02-16-2024 11:12 AM

The ConVal boys’ Alpine skiing team placed third in the slalom and fourth in the giant slalom Thursday in the Division II giant slalom state championship at Cranmore Mountain Resort in North Conway.Garret Rousseau led the way for ConVal in the...


Nels Traffie of New Ipswich takes Temple Winter Chiller race

02-14-2024 8:35 AM

With Reuben Lyons, winner of the first two Monadnock Regional Milers Winter Chiller races of the season, at a wedding in Florida, a new winner was guaranteed for Saturday’s race in Temple.Nels Traffie of New Ipswich took top honors in his first race...


ConVal wrestlers look forward to state meet

02-09-2024 3:19 PM

By BEN CONANT

The ConVal wrestling team celebrated its two seniors at Wednesday's final home contest of the season, a dual meet with Souhegan. Seniors Drake Bay and Solomon Page hit their home mat for one final time after receiving pre-match accolades for their...


Conval-Conant Griffins celebrate their seniors

02-07-2024 11:40 AM

ConVal-Conant Griffins girls’ ice hockey team seniors Hannah Leahigh, Jennae DeShane, Tasha Mcneil, Mackenzie Roy, Abbi Lussier and Kiara Stephenson were joined by their families, teammates and friends for a ceremony to celebrate their senior year...


ConVal honors Unified Basketball seniors

02-06-2024 9:02 AM

By MIKE MUNHALL

The ConVal Cougars Unified Basketball team took the floor Thursday evening to celebrate their graduating seniors and take on the team from Souhegan. Unified Sports joins people with and without intellectual disabilities on the same team. It was...


ConVal skiers headed to state meets

02-05-2024 12:50 PM

By BEN CONANT

The ConVal alpine skiing team held its senior night races at Crotched Mountain in Bennington Thursday afternoon and will participate in the NHIAA state championship meets. Thursday's races were in the slalom dual panel format, where competitors and...


ConVal’s Morly Johnson sets personal best in shot put

02-02-2024 1:45 PM

On Thursday, ConVal freshman Morly Johnson threw the shot put for a personal best 36-feet, 2.75-inches during a field attempt at Pinkerton Academy.The throw exceeds the qualifying meet standards, and is the longest throw among all freshman in New...


ConVal-Conant girls’ hockey falls to Bedford

01-31-2024 10:56 AM

The ConVal-Conant girls’ hockey team lost 4-0 to Bedford Tuesday night.The first two periods of the game were promising for the Griffins, as they trailed the Bulldogs 1-0 heading into the third period before Bedford put three additional goals past...


ConVal boys win giant slalom event

01-29-2024 9:16 AM

ConVal’s boys took four of the top six spots on their way to a victory in a giant slalom race Friday at Crotched Mountain.Garret Rousseau was second overall with a combined time of 1 minute, 13.53 seconds over his two runs. Ben Fraley was third in...


Dublin Consolidated School get cross-country ski lesson

01-29-2024 8:47 AM

Dublin Consolidated School recently partnered with the Dublin School for a workshop to teach students how to cross-country ski.On Jan. 19, Dublin School Head of School Brad Bates and Nordic ski coach Lindsay Matterson visited Dublin Consolidated to...


Kim Bergeron and Jean-Pierre Bernier prepare for Iron Dog

01-25-2024 9:00 AM

By CAMERON CASHMAN

Starting Feb. 17, Kim Bergeron of Dublin and Jean-Pierre “JP” Bernier of Hancock will be on snowmobiles facing the most-rugged terrain Alaska has to offer, where temperatures can get as low as minus-50 degrees.The pair will be competing the Iron Dog,...


ConVal Hoop Heritage: When hardly anybody noticed

01-25-2024 5:00 AM

The following is reprinted with permission from the ConVal Hoop Heritage blog, at cvhoopheritage.blogspot.com.In the 1963-64 season, the Peterborough High girls basketball team quietly compiled its second straight 7-2 season. A remarkable achievement...


Winter Chiller run series kicks off in Hancock

01-24-2024 7:57 AM

The first Winter Chiller race of 2024 got underway in the center of Hancock Jan. 13 with a mixed bag of winter weather for the 24 runners, as three inches of snow fell overnight and turned into rain in the early morning hours.Reuben Lyons of Elevation...



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