After mother nature washed-away games on Wednesday and Thursday, area sports head into May with a full slate of local contests. After late starts to the spring season, May will be the end of the regular seasons with playoffs scheduled to blast off for all of our local teams starting in June.
Windsor baseball hosts Green Mountain on Saturday, May 1, at 11 a.m. while Heather Stearns and her Yellowjackets team heads up to Hartford to tangle with Stevens graduate Hartford head coach Danielle Tenney and her young Hurricanes under the lights.
Both Springfield and Windsor teams will hit the roads for games early next week before returning home.
Bellows Falls will have a busy day at home on Tuesday as they welcome Hartford, Fair Haven, and White River Valley for tennis, baseball, and softball.
Green Mountain will host a track meet on Saturday while the baseball and softball teams hit the road early next week traveling to Otter Valley and Mill River.
Across the Connecticut River in New Hampshire, the Stevens Cardinals will take their baseball and softball show on the road to Hanover on Monday, May 3, and will head home for 6 p.m. matchups on Wednesday with the same clubs while the girls tennis team will host Conant on Tuesday, May 4.
Newport will head north to Mascoma on Monday then have back to back dates at home with Mascoma and Fall Mountain for baseball and softball games on Thursday and Friday.
The Sunapee Lakers begin a home and home series with Lebanon on Monday then host the Raiders on Wednesday, May 5.
Kearsarge will host Coe-Brown on Monday, May 3, for a tennis, baseball, and softball triple-header then host a boys lacrosse match against Bears on Tuesday, May 4.