OSSIPEE — Wayne Grenier can add world champion to his resume.
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FRYEBURG — James Anderson has always had a love of sports, and that comes through in two books he has recently written, “Hey Blue” and “Tradition Never Graduates.”
JERICHO, Vt. — Olympians Sean Doherty (Center Conway) and Susan Dunklee (Barton, Vt.) won gold medals in Saturday's pursuit races at the U.S. Biathlon National Championships at the Ethan Allen Biathlon Club in Jericho, Vt. Doherty also won the 2019 Super Sprint Nationals on the same day.
CONWAY — Racing on home snow in a World Cup in the United States for the first time in three years was made all the more special for Sean Doherty as the Center Conway resident cracked the Top 10 for the first time with a 10th place result in the 12.5K pursuit at Soldier Hollow in Utah on Saturday.
CONWAY — Two former Kennett High student-athletes from the Class of 2018 are playing hockey and taking an extra year between high school and college while attending Bridgton Academy in Bridgton, Maine — Colby Couture and Mackenzie Murphy, who is also playing lacrosse.
It was a fall to be remembered by many ex-Raider and ex-Eagle varsity athletes who moved on to participate and often excel in their chosen sports during autumn of 2018. Aside from 19 athletes highlighted in prior Sun features, a final three athletes competed at the varsity collegiate level: …
CONWAY — Strongman Ted Sares made five of six lifts to win his division at the Mass Barbell in West Boylston, Mass., in the APA Northeastern USA Championships on Dec. 1.
With the immediately recent and long-term successes enjoyed by Kennett High and Fryeburg Academy field hockey teams and programs, it is not at all surprising that at least eight former local stick women made an impact on collegiate playing fields this fall.
POKLJUKA, Slovenia — Sean Doherty (Center Conway) and Leif Nordgren (Marine, Minn.) had just one penalty between them during Friday's men's 10-kilometer sprint at the BMW IBU World Cup in Pokljuka. The clean-shooting Doherty placed 26th and Nordgren, with one penalty, finished 31st, giving b…
FRYEBURG — Fryeburg Academy and Coach Bill Reilly are noted for producing strong runners and most particularly, cross-country athletes. From FA Class of 2016 alone, two ex-Raiders, Anna Lastra and Patrick Carty, made strong marks on the collegiate cross-country scene this fall, and another, …
CONWAY — Featuring Bruins great Rick “Nifty” Middleton, the Boston Bruins Alumni will skate at the Ham Arena in a game against a local All-Star squad at noon Saturday as part of the arena’s 20th birthday celebration.
SLOVENIA — A fall on the opening leg of Sunday’s mixed relay resulted in a broken binding and dashed all hopes for a Team USA podium finish as the 2018-19 biathlon season began at the BMW IBU World Cup in Pokljuka. Center Conway’s Sean Doherty skied the anchor leg for the United States.
Bernd Eisenbichler isn’t saying he has that butterflies-in-his-stomach feeling athletes have before a big race, or even the sleepless excitement kids have before Christmas morning.
CONWAY — Dick Glines can now add hall of famer to his impressive resume. The Bartlett resident was inducted into the New England Auto Racers Hall of Fame at Maneeley’s Banquet and Catering on Nov. 11. For many, it’s an honor long overdue the man who won over 100 races in his prestigious career.
Following the completion of the Rollerski Team Trials last week in Soldier Hollow, Utah, U.S. Biathlon announced the roster for the opening BMW IBU World Cup in Pokljuka, Slovenia, Nov. 30-Dec. 9. The roster includes six Olympians from the 2018 PyeongChang Games with Center Conway’s Sean Doh…