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Mascenic boys’ basketball shows promise in opening loss

12-06-2023 8:09 AM

By BEN CONANT

The new-look Mascenic boys' basketball team suffered a season-opening loss to Concord Christian in New Ipswich Tuesday night, but first-year head coach Nick Tzannos liked the fire he saw in his Vikings."They all play hard," Tzannos said after the...


After one practice together, Mascenic girls’ basketball takes down Newmarket

12-04-2023 10:29 AM

By BEN CONANT

Mascenic girls’ basketball head coach Victoria Caiado danced her way into the Vikings' locker room after Friday's game with Newmarket.Who could blame her? A week before, Mascenic didn't even have the numbers to field a team. But after just one...


Peterborough resident Diana Templeton competes in reined cow horse competitions all over the country

11-28-2023 2:37 PM

Diana Templeton of Peterborough was going to focus on dressage, but her friend and veterinarian Dr. Roger Osinchuk suggested she try reined cow horse.“The first time I tried it I was hooked,” she stated. “This sport has given me a community of...


Turkey Trot at ConVal celebrates holiday

11-27-2023 10:29 AM

Forty-eight runners braved the cool temperatures and the brisk wind to run or walk the 5K course down Southfield Road, along the old rail trail to Tarbell Road, out to Hunt Road and back up Route 202 to the ConVal High School parking lot Thanksgiving...


Contoocook Valley Chain Gang cycling team schedules informational meeting

11-27-2023 10:18 AM

The Contoocook Valley Chain Gang youth cycling team is getting ready for its seventh season with New England Youth Cycling.An informational night is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 30, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Peterborough Library Eben Jones Classroom, 2...


Franklin Pierce men’s soccer advances to third round of NCAA Division II tournament

11-20-2023 12:38 PM

Three different Ravens scored to propel the No. 1 nationally ranked Franklin Pierce men's soccer team past Bloomsburg University 3-0 Saturday, advancing to the final 16 of the NCAA Division II tournament.  Thomas Esperoe opened the scoring at the...


Mascenic girls’ cross-country wraps up a championship season

11-10-2023 9:30 AM

Fresh off winning the state Division III title, the Mascenic girls’ cross-country team took to the fields and woods of Alvirne High School in Hudson for Meet of Champions Saturday, finishing 11th, one spot above their ranking of 12th.The die for this...


Dave McMullen looks to connect all of New Hampshire’s town halls through running

11-09-2023 10:10 AM

By DAVE MCMULLEN

We are all wired differently, no doubt about that. So when I tell you that I am in the process of running a route that connects all 234 incorporated towns in New Hampshire, covering over 1,800 miles, you may find that a bit out there, but curious to...


Dublin Christian wins second straight volleyball title

11-08-2023 7:41 AM

By BROOKE LANDRY

Dublin Christian Academy’s girls’ volleyball team secured their second state championship title in a row Oct. 20 in the New England Association of Christian Schools (NEACS) state tournament.DCA’s Stags defeated the South Merrimack Christian Academy...


Conant run ends in semifinals

11-01-2023 2:18 PM

By MICHAEL M. MCMAHON

Only one team gets to finish the season in celebration.In the case of the Conant boys’ soccer team, the improbability of the Orioles even reaching this point offered only a little consolation in the moment. But elimination eradicated nothing from the...


ConVal’s William Simard qualifies for Meet of Champions

10-30-2023 12:37 PM

ConVal’s William Simard qualified for the Meet of Champions race on Nov. 4 by finishing 12th in the state meet Saturday at Derryfield Park in Manchester with a time of 17 minutes, eight seconds.. The boys placed 15th overall. After Simard, Nathan...


ConVal girls’ soccer eliminated with overtime loss

10-27-2023 10:33 AM

The preliminary playoff game Wednesday between Milford and ConVal went back and forth before an overtime goal gave Milford the 3-2 victory.Milford scored a goal in the third minute with a shot from the corner of the penalty box. ConVal equalized in...


Campbell knocks out ConVal volleyball

10-27-2023 7:39 AM

The fourth-seeded Conval Cougars hosted the No. 5 Campbell Cougars Thursday in the second round of the playoffs, and Campbell came out on top by a 3-2 margin.Campbell took the first set 25-20, but ConVal won the next two set by scores of 25-21 and...


Conant field hockey edges Kearsarge in opening round before losing to Gilford

10-23-2023 12:38 PM

By BEN CONANT

Still riding their homecoming high, the Conant field hockey team kept their momentum going Wednesday afternoon with an NHIAA Division III tournament first-round win over visiting Kearsarge. The Orioles started their home slate back in September with a...


Mascenic wins state title

10-17-2023 10:24 AM


ConVal field hockey goes out on a high note

10-13-2023 12:21 PM

By BEN CONANT

The ConVal field hockey team sent their seniors out on a high note Thursday, shutting out Laconia 1-0 on a record-breaking afternoon in Peterborough."They played really well," ConVal head coach Kelly Shirk said after the game. "They kept the energy...


Local sports roundup: ConVal soccer avenges Lebanon defeat

10-11-2023 2:37 PM

Kierra Deloria scored the winning goal for the ConVal girls’ soccer team in the 97th minute in a 3-2 win over Lebanon Monday, a rematch of the Raiders’ 1-0 overtime victory in Lebanon Sept. 1.Lebanon took the early lead in the ninth minute, then made...


Franklin Pierce inducts athletics Hall of Famers

10-11-2023 8:27 AM

The Franklin Pierce University Department of Athletics officially inducted its 2023 Hall of Fame class of Fred Berger, DJ Johnson, Garret Olson and Alyssa Lambert during a ceremony Friday night.Berger, a member of the Class of 1976, worked as a...


ConVal football loses 12-8 to Kingswood on a wet homecoming night

10-10-2023 1:41 PM

By BEN CONANT

Despite a strong defensive effort that forced a couple key turnovers, the Cougars saw both the football and their playoff hopes slip out of their grasp during Friday’s wet and wild homecoming football game between ConVal and Kingswood. “Now we’ve got...


A day for speed at Conant Fast 5K

10-04-2023 3:39 PM

By BEN CONANT

Aylee Bernier likes to go fast.Ever since her adoptive parents took her in from China 13 years ago, Aylee has had a need for speed. First, she’d ride in her vehicle with mom Becky pushing her along, but it wasn’t long before Aylee started tugging at...



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