Stevens Unified earns No. 5 seed &nbsp

CONCORD — The Stevens Unified basketball team will open the NHIAA playoffs at home. The Cardinals (7-1) drew the fifth seed in the 20-team field and will host No. 12 Laconia (4-1) in the second round. More...

Posted 3/1/2017 04:11 AM

Rebels rally past Terriers &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — Behind 10 second-half points from Jessalyn Stockwell, the Leland & Gray Rebels rallied from a 25-22 third-quarter deficit to beat the Bellows Falls Terriers 44-35 Monday night. The Terriers trailed by six when Molly Kelly hit a More...

Posted 2/28/2017 05:15 AM

Saunders, LaChapelle lead locals at state wrestling &nbsp

VERGENNES, Vt. — Lucas Saunders of Compass School and Springfield's Matt LaChapelle ended their wrestling seasons with victories Saturday, each placing third at the VPA state championships.Saunders, competing as an independent at 106, edged Mt. More...

Posted 2/27/2017 06:32 AM

Conant ousts FM from D-III playoffs &nbsp

JAFFREY, N.H. More...

Posted 2/27/2017 06:15 AM

FM middle school boys capture Noridc state title &nbsp

CENTER SANDWICH, N.H. — In a field of approximately 200 skiers, the Fall Mountain Middle School boys team won the New Hampshire Middle School Nordic Skiing Championship here Saturday. More...

Posted 2/26/2017 10:00 PM

FM shows progress &nbsp

LANGDON — The Fall Mountain basketball team dropped its first three games of the season but the current team is much different than it was two months ago and gave the 12-5 Campbell Cougars all they could handle before falling 62-45 on senior night in More...

Posted 2/25/2017 04:57 AM

Hamilton named All-NAC Second Team &nbsp

NEW LONDON — Colby-Sawyer freshman Lexie Hamilton (Sunapee, N.H.) and senior Lexi Iannone (North Haven, Conn.) have been named to the 2016-17 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Women’s Basketball Second Team.  More...

Posted 2/24/2017 05:47 AM

FM escapes Laker threat for playoff win &nbsp

LANGDON — The wheels on the bus weren't going round and round for Inter-Lakes Thursday evening. However, the Lakers had their game rolling along nicely for a bit in a 49-37 NHIAA Division III first-round playoff loss to Fall Mountain.  More...

Posted 2/24/2017 05:38 AM

A look at the week ahead &nbsp

Today is a busy day on the postseason circuit.Bowlers from Stevens, Springfield and Windsor head to the lanes to compete for top individuals honors in their respective states. More...

Posted 2/24/2017 10:44 PM

College: Deschaine earns NE10 Academic All-Conference citation &nbsp

Saint Michael's College field hockey junior Jenna Deschaine, a Stevens Hgh School graduate, and senior Monica Miles were among 86 student-athletes across seven sports selected for a Northeast-10 Conference Academic All-Conference honor for the fall s More...

Posted 2/23/2017 03:05 AM

Tigers didn't quit &nbsp

NEWPORT — The Inter-Lakes Lakers ran out to a sizable lead and then didn’t shoot the basketball for the final four minutes of the game in a 95-37 vict0ry over Newport Tuesday night. More...

Posted 2/22/2017 05:36 AM

Sunapee downs Mt. Royal in playoff opener &nbsp

SUNAPEE — Sunapee and Mt. Royal are minutes apart geographically, but far apart on the basketball court. More...

Posted 2/22/2017 05:17 AM

Cardinals hang on for big win &nbsp

CLAREMONT — With the current NHIAA Division III standings looking like a maze that would stump even the most intelligent rat, every game in the final week of the regular season is important. More...

Posted 2/21/2017 05:16 AM

Kibbey leads Tigers over Cardinals &nbsp

NEWPORT — Newport's only basketball senior was recognized before Friday's game with emotions running deep and players choking back tears. More...

Posted 2/18/2017 05:11 AM

FM sweeps Tigers &nbsp

LANGDON — Fall Mountain held off two stubborn Newport teams Thursday night to add to their win totals on the year.The boys defeated Greg Pickering’s squad 42-29 and Ross Dole’s girls team fell 39-30 in a dandy of a nightcap game. More...

Posted 2/17/2017 04:47 AM

A look at the week ahead &nbsp

Newport wrestling, Springfield dance and Stevens bowling are competing in state championship events today. That's a better sign that spring is nearly upon us than any forecast you might find. More...

Posted 2/17/2017 11:43 PM

UVM alum Bailey becomes first 2018 US Olympian &nbsp

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — University of Vermont skiing alum Lowell Bailey (Class of 2005) became the first athlete — of any sport — to qualify for the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team. More...

Posted 2/16/2017 02:22 AM

College: McAllister nets career-best 24 points &nbsp

Springfield High School graduate Chelsea McAllister pumped out a career-high 24 points to lead Springfield College to a 67-60 victory over defending New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) champions WPI Wednesday night. McAlli More...

Posted 2/15/2017 04:32 AM

Local roundup: Kearsarge ends Stevens' streak at 9 &nbsp

Boys Basketball Kearsarge 58, Stevens 41 Stevens has been playing well of late, but so have the Cougars, and coming off a big upset win Saturday night, Kearsarge wasn't about to blow it at home.  More...

Posted 2/15/2017 04:28 AM

Newport falls hard &nbsp

NEWPORT — With four games on tap for Newport in four days, Hopkinton was not the team to start off that stretch with. Kearsage knocked Hopkinton from the ranks of the unbeaten on Saturday and the Hawks were in no mood to drop another one.   More...

Posted 2/15/2017 03:15 AM

Stevens swimmers compete at state meet &nbsp

DURHAM, N.H. — Saturday was probably a different type of day for the Stevens swimmers. More...

Posted 2/12/2017 10:38 PM

Wildcats turn away Stevens &nbsp

Stevens' Tess Whitney (22) and Fall Mountain's Zoey Luopa battle for a rebound in the second half. — CHRIS SHABAN More...

Posted 2/12/2017 10:00 PM

Local roundup: BF girls top GM second straight time

Girls Basketball Bellows Falls 60, Green Mountain 51 The Terriers pout together a solid team effort to down GM for the second time in four days Saturday. “Everyone scored and everyone played solid minutes,” said BF coach Joe Goodhue. More...

Posted 2/12/2017 09:53 PM

A look at the week ahead &nbsp

Four Stevens swimmers are making a splash at the NHIAA state championships today, but NHIAA state ski jumping has been postponed until next Friday evening.  More...

Posted 2/11/2017 05:41 AM

Stevens gets revenge &nbsp

CLAREMONT — With playoffs fast approaching, Ivy Condon’s Stevens Cardinals took a huge step toward a playoff berth with a revenge win over ConVal Friday night. More...

Posted 2/11/2017 05:35 AM

Windsor downs Springfield on senior night &nbsp

WINDSOR — Windsor strengthened its hold on the top spot in VPA Division 3 Tuesday evening, riding a 17-point burst to a 58-31 senior night victory over Springfield. The Yellow Jackets started five of their six seniors on the special occasion, bu More...

Posted 3/1/2017 04:10 AM

Stevens, Windsor boys draw high hoop seeds &nbsp

The Stevens and Windsor boys basketball teams could play two home games apiece during the first week of the playoffs. More...

Posted 2/28/2017 02:52 AM

Local HS bowlers bow out in individual championships &nbsp

Stevens advanced two bowlers to while Springfield and Windsor moved one kegler apiece forward in qualifying at the NHIAA and VPA individual championships Saturday. New Hampshire At Spare Time in Manchester, the Cardinals' Coby Hussey and Ia More...

Posted 2/27/2017 06:23 AM

Sharron claims MOC championship &nbsp

NASHUA — Tyler Sharron added a couple more prestigious honors to his collection Saturday.The Newport senior captured the 160-pound championship at the 2017 NHIAA Meet of Champions, then tacked on a well-deserved sportsmanship honor. More...

Posted 2/26/2017 09:01 PM

Lakers making return trip to Plymouth &nbsp

SUNAPEE — Some things occur often enough in life that they seem like second nature. That's probably what the trip to Plymouth State University must feel like for the Sunapee girls basketball team.  More...

Posted 2/25/2017 04:52 AM

Jackets fight hard in victory &nbsp

WINDSOR — The Windsor Yellow Jackets girls varsity basketball team (15-3) came out victorious against the Otter Valley Otters (6-12), 47-33, Friday night and claimed the unofficial No. 1 seed in VPA Division 3 playoffs.   More...

Posted 2/25/2017 04:59 AM

Local wrestlers ready for Vermont championships &nbsp

VERGENNES, Vt. — Four local wrestlers will be looking to improve on last year's showings when the 2017 Vermont Wrestling Championships get underway today.  More...

Posted 2/24/2017 05:44 AM

Local HS bowlers aim for individual honors &nbsp

Bowlers from three area high schools will attempt to bring home top individual honors today at state championships in New Hampshire and Vermont.The NHIAA individual championships begin at 10 a.m. More...

Posted 2/24/2017 10:39 PM

Local roudnup: Newport seniors bow out &nbsp

NEWPORT — Technical difficulties prevented the playing of the nation anthem from being played before the game, but the Newport student body suddenly began to sing as the players headed toward their benches. More...

Posted 2/23/2017 04:09 AM

FM Unified nips Newport in regular season finale &nbsp

LANGDON — The gestures of sportsmanship bridged the gap between two opposing teams Wednesday, a clear sign that who won and who lost was not important. More...

Posted 2/23/2017 02:25 AM

Windsor wins on senior night &nbsp

WINDSOR — The Windsor Yellow Jackets boys basketball team won on a night of celebration and charity, 58-30 against the visiting Springfield Cosmos Tuesday.   More...

Posted 2/22/2017 05:20 AM

Sunapee, FM to open playoffs at home &nbsp

Two-time defending champion Sunapee and Fall Mountain will open at home when the NHIAA Girls Basketball Championships begin this week. The Lakers (18-0) drew the top seed in the Division IV tournament and will host 16th-seeded Mt. More...

Posted 2/21/2017 05:19 AM

Lady Laker trio fares well at state ski meet &nbsp

FRANCESTOWN, N.H. — Sunapee will be sending three more skiers to the NHIAA Boys and Girls Alpine Meet of Champions next month.   More...

Posted 2/18/2017 03:04 AM

Local roundup: Cardinals click to down Newport &nbsp

Stevens' Parker Smith shoots against Newport's Noah Wood (left) and Brandon Sondrini during Friday's game. — TIM TAYLOR More...

Posted 2/18/2017 05:14 AM

Newport wrestlers, Springfield dancers, Stevens bowlers to take state stage &nbsp

State-level competitions take center stage Saturday in several sports. The Newport wrestling team is heading to Winnisquam for the NHIAA Division III Wrestling Championships while the Stevens bowlers will be at Strikers East in Raymond for the N More...

Posted 2/17/2017 12:37 AM

Local roundup: Lakers perfect again &nbsp

Girls BasketballSunapee 67, Concord Christian 30It was quite a night for celebrating at Sherburne Gymnasium. The Lakers completed their third consecutive undefeated regular season, recognized their seniors and witnessed another 1,000-point scorer. More...

Posted 2/17/2017 03:50 AM

Local roundup: Lakers crush Hinsdale &nbsp

Girls Basketball Sunapee 68, Hinsdale 29 NHIAA Division IV girls basketball is a three-team race — for second place that is.  More...

Posted 2/16/2017 03:25 AM

College: Hamilton, McAllister receive weekly honors &nbsp

Springfield High School graduate Chelsea McAllister and Sunapee High School grad Lexie Hamilton have earned weekly college basketball honors. Hamilton, a Colby-Sawyer freshman, has been named Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division I More...

Posted 2/16/2017 02:14 AM

Sunapee's Austin dominates NHIAA Alpine championships &nbsp

FRANCONIA, N.H. — There's no doubt who the king of the hill is.Sunapee senior Will Austin dominated from start to finish at the NHIAA Division IV Boys Alpine Skiing Championships Tuesday, posting the fastest time in every run. More...

Posted 2/15/2017 02:48 AM

Sunapee jumper fares well at Easterns &nbsp

SALISBURY, Ct. More...

Posted 2/14/2017 01:16 AM

Stevens bowlers dominate on senior day &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The Stevens bowling team not only celebrated its last home match for the seniors, the Cardinals also crushed the competition, winning all aspects of Saturday’s matches.With a great crowd for senior day, coach Shawn Wadsworth was looking More...

Posted 2/12/2017 10:06 PM

Cardinals down Fall Mountain &nbsp

LANGDON — One of the best and longest-lasting rivalries in the area continued Saturday in The Den as Fall Mountain hosted Stevens in an afternoon basketball double header. More...

Posted 2/12/2017 09:56 PM

Springfield wrestling success continues upward trend &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Grit. Determination. Resilience. These are all qualities that will get one through life, and they are embodied in the kids on the Springfield wrestling team. More...

Posted 2/11/2017 05:46 AM

Local roundup: Slocum leads Windsor past Woodstock &nbsp

Boys Basketball Windsor 46, Woodstock 31 More...

Posted 2/11/2017 05:37 AM

HS skiers ready to attack slopes at state championships &nbsp

Point those sticks down the hill and go like — well, you know. The NHIAA Division IV Alpine Championships is not the time to be shy and you can bet Sunapee cousins Will and Maddie Austin, the defending slalom champions, will be going hard for th More...

Posted 2/11/2017 05:26 AM