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Class of 2017 leaves behind legacy at PMHS

call imageKatherine Lesnyk
ALTON — Friday may have been a drizzly seemingly dreary night, but the Prospect Mountain High School auditorium was a haven of optimism about the future, reflection on the past and plenty of wisdom ...More

Gravel pit delayed – for now

Mark Foynes
NEW DURHAM — A potential gravel pit proposed for the northern section of town was deemed to be an industrial use. As such, the Zoning Board of Adjustment deemed the application, as submitted, impermissible ...More

Post 72 wins opener, falls in doubleheader

call imageJoshua Spaulding
ALTON — After opening the season with a convincing win, the Alton Post 72 Junior Legion baseball team dropped a pair of games in the Sunday heat at Prospect Mountain High School. Against Milford ...More

River Drivers drafted after team suspends operations

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — Reality has set in as the Berlin River Drivers players have been drafted to other Federal Hockey League teams last week. It was a shock to the town when it was announced last month in a ...More

Gorham athletes honored for fine spring seasons

call imageJody Houle
GORHAM — A sports awards ceremony was held at the Gorham Middle High School cafeteria on Monday, June 5. The 2017 NHIAA Division IV varsity baseball and softball athletes were recognized for their ...More

Fodor breaks javelin Meet of Champions record

call imageJody Houle
BERLIN — Berlin High School track and field athlete Joey Fodor broke the Berlin school javelin record as well as the state record in April, throwing a distance of 170 feet, seven inches. On Saturday, ...More

Kennett wraps up spring sports season

call imageJoshua Spaulding
NORTH CONWAY — The spring sports season came to a close at Kennett on Tuesday, June 13, as Athletic Director Neal Weaver welcomed athletes, coaches, family and friends to the spring sports awards ...More

Local athletes wrap up track season at New Englands

Joshua Spaulding
NORWELL, Mass. — The high school track season came to a close on Saturday at the New England Interscholastic Track and Field Championships, held at Norwell High School in Norwell, Mass. Kennett, ...More

Eagles bounced in opening tournament game

call imageJoshua Spaulding
NORTH CONWAY — A couple of mistakes in the field and a lack of punch at the plate made for a bad combination for the Kennett softball team in the first round of the Division II playoffs on Wednesday, ...More

Brookie's Challenge a smashing success

call imageTara Giles
WHITEFIELD — It was a hot, beautiful day to take on Brookie's Challenge, a 5k trail run that is not for the faint of heart. The race took place on June 11, where more than 70 people of all ages ...More

Spartan softball does it again

call imageTara Giles
PLYMOUTH — It almost looked too easy for the White Mountains Regional High School softball girls team they beat second seeded Mascenic in the final game 4-2. The team has been to the finals for ...More

Spartan girls earn second place in Division III

call imageTara Giles
TILTON — The White Mountains Regional High School girls' track team impressed everyone when just 10 of them scored enough points to place second at the State Meet on May 27 in Winnisquam. The team ...More

Hillclimb returns to Gunstock during Bike Week

call imageBob Martin
GILFORD — After a five-year absence, the Gunstock Hillclimb returned to the ski jump at Gunstock where thousands of people cheered on motorcycle riders as they attempted to reach the top of the ...More

Gilford baseball players earn All-State nods

call imageBob Martin
GILFORD — The Golden Eagles baseball team didn’t make it past the first round in the Division 3 state tournament, but they have a promising future with Adrian Siravo being chosen as a first ...More

Gilford continues tennis dynasty

call imageBob Martin
MANCHESTER — To repeat a state champion season is an amazing task, but when it has gone on for five seasons straight there is no doubt it is a dynasty. Gilford High School’s boys’ tennis ...More

Knight senior athletes honored at annual awards night

call imageJoshua Spaulding
WOLFEBORO — The Kingswood sports season came to a close with the second annual Senior Athlete Awards Night, which honored the members of the Class of 2017 for their achievements on the fields, courts ...More

Tara Fitzpatrick honored at Brewster graduation

call imageJoshua Spaulding
WOLFEBORO — Once again, a Wolfeboro resident was at the forefront of athletics at Brewster Academy at the commencement ceremony last month. Each year, Athletics Director Matt Lawlor presents the ...More

Cynthia’s Challenge delivers new van for local family

call imageJoshua Spaulding
WOLFEBORO — Four years ago, Cynthia’s Challenge was started as a way to raise money for local sixth grader Cynthia Verrill, who was in need of a seizure dog. Since then, the event, which is ...More

Plymouth legion takes tough loss in season opener

Corey McKean
MANCHESTER — Just three days after the high school baseball season ended, the Plymouth Durand-Haley Post 66 Rangers senior legion team is already back on the field. On Tuesday, June 13, Plymouth ...More

Newfound hands out spring sports awards

Joshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — Though one athlete still had some competing to do to wrap up his high school career, the Newfound sports community put a bow on the spring sports season at the annual spring sports awards ...More

Bears capitalize on mistakes, edge Timber Wolves

call imageJoshua Spaulding
BRISTOL — Of the two pitchers in the opening round tournament game between Prospect Mountain and Newfound, only Newfound’s Mike Doan gave up an earned run. Prospect’s Caleb Piwnicki ...More

Strongman competition raises money for local charities

call imageCorey McKean
LITTLETON — Ace Fitness, of Littleton hosted its fourth annual White Mountain Strongman competition on Saturday, June 10, at Remich park. Thirty-eight athletes from all over New England came to ...More

Hopkinton denies Littleton a chance to repeat

call imageCorey McKean
LACONIA — In what will go down as one of the most exciting and best played games of the year in Division IV baseball, the second-ranked Littleton Crusaders and the sixth-ranked Hopkinton Hawks battled ...More

Five-run fifth inning sends Littleton to semifinals

call imageCorey McKean
LITTLETON — There wasn’t much separating the second-ranked Littleton Crusaders and the seventh-ranked Woodsville Engineers on Saturday, June 3, as their quarterfinal game came down to a huge ...More

Quartet of baseball Panthers on All-State teams

call imageBob Martin
MOULTONBOROUGH — Moultonborough Academy had a rollercoaster baseball season that saw them barely sneaking into the Division 4 state tournament and losing 11-1 to Pittsfield in the first round, but ...More

MA softball knocked out in semis

call imageBob Martin
PLYMOUTH — It was unfortunately a sour end to what was otherwise a fantastic season for the Moultonborough Academy softball team, where the Panthers lost in a mercy rule shortened game to top ranked ...More

Panthers heading back to Final Four

call imageJoe Souza
MOULTONBOROUGH — Heading into the Division IV softball season, little was expected from Moultonborough Academy after the Panthers watched four talented seniors graduate the year before. But here ...More

Locals earn lacrosse All-State nods

call imageJoshua Spaulding
REGION — The Plymouth boys’ lacrosse team was well-represented on the Division III All-State team that was released earlier this month. The Kingswood boys’ lacrosse team was also represented ...More

Locals earn baseball All-State nods

call imageJoshua Spaulding
REGION — Baseball All-State teams were recently announced by the New Hampshire Coaches’ Association and local players were among those named to the teams. In Division II, Kingswood senior ...More

One long ride

call imageJoshua Spaulding
PLYMOUTH — John Jurczynski and Ann Rasmussen have some pedaling ahead of them. The two local residents are set to embark on a journey across America on a tandem bicycle, starting in Oceanside, Calif. ...More

Contigiani named Division III Player of the Year

call imageBob Martin
BELMONT — From day one it has been a special season for Cole Contigiani of the Belmont High School baseball team, who pitched a no-hitter even though he took a loss in his first game of the season. ...More

Last-second heartbreak

call imageJoshua Spaulding
MANCHESTER — It was theirs for the taking. And then all of a sudden, it was gone. The Belmont baseball team stood on the precipice of the Division III title on Saturday, having taken a 5-3 lead ...More

Red hot Raiders advance to semifinals

call imageBob Martin
BELMONT — Pitcher Cole Contigiani has been lights out all season for Belmont High School, and this continued last week with a 3-0 complete game shutout over seventh ranked Mascenic. The win puts ...More
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