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Newport Golf Club's Michael Killam, right, congratulates Derryfield's Matthew Paradis after losing to the recent Manchester Central High School graduate, 6 and 5, in a New Hampshire Amateur quarterfinal on Friday at Stonebridge Country Club in Goffstown, N.H.
Valley News -- Greg Fennell

MacDonald, Killam Suffer Quick Elimination at N.H. Am

Friday, July 18, 2014

Goffstown, n.h. — By reaching the quarterfinals of the New Hampshire Golf Association Amateur Championship, Hanover Country Club’s Nick MacDonald and Newport Golf Club’s Michael Killam at least accomplished one thing: They succeeded in occupying what otherwise might have been five days of work with the pursuit of a little white ball over Stonebridge Country Club’s rolling hills. The fun …

Where Rubber Meets Road: Newport Begins Resurface Work on Town Track

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Newport — Weather permitting, the Newport Middle High School track will be repaved today and, in about a month, it could be open for use again. “They can’t wait for it to get done,” Newport Recreation Department director and middle school track coach P.J. Lovely said Monday at the facility. “It is one …

Lebanon Juniors on the Rise Again

Monday, July 7, 2014

Lebanon — The Lebanon Post 22 junior American Legion baseball team made quick work of two foes Sunday, routing Alton, 14-4, and New London, 10-0, each in only five innings. Despite a new head coach and numerous new players, the squad hopes it’s heating up in time to repeat last season’s long run …

At Newport, 3 Heads Are Better Than One

Friday, January 10, 2014

Newport — When Dave Muzzey resigned as the Newport High girls basketball coach four games into the season, the program scrambled. Area schools have tried co-coaches in a number of sports, but rarely has it been successful. Which …

Rain (Ice, Snow), Go Away: Postponements Send ADs Scrambling

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Claremont — Monday morning, Newport Middle High School athletic director Doug Beaupre was dealing with a situation that confronts all athletic officials this time of year — sharing his time between his full-time job as the school’s athletic …

Tigers Close Tourney With Win

Monday, December 23, 2013

Staff Reports Keene, n.h. — With Stephanie Carle dropping a game-high 19 points and Chrissy Merritt converting a pair of late free throws, the Newport High girls basketball team sent coach Dave Muzzey off in style on Sunday with a 40-35 win over Monadnock at Keene State College’s …

Tigers Run-and-Gun Their Way Past Hillcats

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Newport — There are a number of talented Division III boys basketball teams in New Hampshire this winter, with Conant, Stevens, Berlin and Hopkinton in the mix along with Newport, which opened the season Friday night with an 85-59 win over Hillsboro-Deering at Wheeler Gym. Kevin Fowlerm the …

Fall Mountain Pulls Away From Newport

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Newport — The Fall Mountain Regional High girls basketball teams figures to be in the New Hampshire Division III title conversation, and the Wildcats showed why as they powered for points inside and bombed away from the outside in a 61-37 win over Newport on Tuesday night at …

Unfinished Business: After Final Four Appearance, Newport Hungry for More

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Newport — The Newport High boys basketball team enjoyed unparalleled success last season, winning a program-record 21 games on the way to its first New Hampshire Division III semifinal appearance in 13 years. Now comes the hard part …

Lion of Summer: Ackerman Named N.H. Cup Coach

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

West Lebanon — Longtime Woodsville High boys soccer coach Mike Ackerman has an appointment with New Hampshire’s top players next summer. In addition to being named the New Hampshire Division IV coach of the year, Ackerman was also …

Cards Oust Tigers

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Claremont — How much does Donald Pellerin like playing football? “When I was eating last night, I started getting goose bumps,” the Stevens High senior running back said. “I couldn’t wait for today to get here.” Today got here in a big way for Pellerin and the Cardinals, …

Raising The Stakes

Friday, November 8, 2013

Claremont — A rivalry that goes back decades resumes on Saturday, when Stevens High greets Newport in the Western Conference championship of the NHIAA Division III tournament. The winner advances to the D-III final four. Earlier this season, Stevens nipped Newport 9-6 in a game that was dominated …

Tigers Reach D-III Tourney

Sunday, November 3, 2013

West Caanan — The Newport High football team turned three of the four Mascoma fumbles into scores as the Tigers defeated the Royals 42-14 in a winner-take-all game Saturday. “You just can’t turn the ball over that many times and win a football game,” Royals coach Ray Kershaw …