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CONWAY — The annual Conway Parks & Recreation Department’s Turkey Trot will take on a new look this year but still promises to bring the same fun amid of the COVID-19 pandemic. The race will take place this Friday, Nov. 20 at the Conway Rec Field behind Conway Elementary School.

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CONWAY — The Kennett High School Athletic Department was able to successfully hold a COVID-19 variation of its annual Fall Sports Awards last Tuesday (Nov. 10) before a small socially distanced audience in Loynd Auditorium.

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For athletic directors Neal Weaver at Kennett High School and Sue Thurston at Fryeburg Academy, COVID-19 has brought on major changes to their jobs, and to how our local high schools provide safe and healthy athletic activities and competitions.  In phone interviews last week, Thurston and W…

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CONCORD — State Fish and Game wildlife biologists have completed the annual effort to attach hundreds of metal bands to ducks throughout the state. The pre-season banding effort is conducted in U.S. states and Canadian provinces throughout the Atlantic Flyway in August and September. This hu…

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CONWAY — In a matchup of two of the best teams in Division II, the host Plymouth Bobcats got second- and fourth-quarter touchdown passes from senior quarterback Cody Bannon to top Kennett High 14-6 in the quarterfinals on Saturday to advance to the Final Four. It was a game that went right d…

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CONWAY — In weather that felt more like August, the prestigious Meet of Champions at Derryfield Park in Manchester was run on one of the warmest days ever in November on Saturday.

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CONWAY — The Conway Parks and Recreation Department is happy to announce a new set of programs for the months of November and December. These “sandwich” programs will include (K-2) elementary games, (grades 1-5) arts & crafts, (grades 3-4), indoor soccer, (grades 3-4 and 5-6), basketball…

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CONWAY — Mount Washington Valley Skating Club will be offering new sessions of Learn to Skate group lessons from 5-6 p.m. on Sundays. Learn to Skate USA class offerings will include Basic 2 through Freeskate 6 and Adult 2 through Adult 6. Due to new COVID-19 related safety guidelines and res…

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CONWAY — It was a Division II State Championship meet like no other for the Kennett High cross-country running team at Derryfield Park in Manchester on Saturday. No spectators, including parents of the athletes; no one was allowed to pre-walk the course, each school had its own designated po…

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CONWAY — The Kennett High girls’ soccer team saw its season come to an end with a 3-1 quarterfinal home loss to Merrimack Valley on Sunday afternoon before arguably the largest home crowd to witness a soccer match. The Eagles, who saw their eight-match win streak come to an end, proved they …