Andover Soccer Sign-Ups Now Online

Last day to register is August 1

By Heidi Murphy, Andover Soccer Director

Get ready soccer fans, the season is almost here! Andover Recreation Soccer has begun open registration for the fall season. The last day to register your player is August 1.. This year, the Recreation Department is using the website SI Play to accommodate sport sign-ups electronically. Each family will be required to create an account […]

WCA Hosts 13th Annual Black Fly Blitz 5K Walk, Run

Monday, May 29 starting at 9 AM

Press Release

Register by Friday, May 26 for the Wilmot Community Association’s (WCA) Black Fly Blitz 5K and save $5. The 13th Annual 5K Walk/Run will start at 9 AM Monday, May 29 at the intersection of Valley and Village Roads. Until Friday, May 26, race registration is: free for children 8 years and younger; $15 for […]

Fish & Game Club Host Kid’s Ice Fishing Derby

Saturday, March 4 on Eagle Pond

By Amanda Gross, AF&G Club Volunteer

Winter is in full swing, and that means it’s time to bring out the family and go ice fishing with the Andover Fish & Game Club (AF&G). The Thirty-Third Annual Willis Nowell Memorial Kids’ Ice Fishing Derby will be held on Saturday, March 4 on Eagle Pond in Wilmot (off of Route 4). In the […]

Franklin Outing Club Hosts the Winter Carnival

Activities will be on Saturday, March 4

Press release

The East’s First Annual Dual Snow Kayak Race will be held on Saturday, March 4, at the Veterans Memorial Recreation Ski Area (VMRSA) at 361 Flaghole Road in Franklin. The day-long festivities begin at 10 AM and run until 10 PM Activities include the active participation in the sport of downhill kayaking, optional dual racing, […]

Registration Open for Lacrosse Teams

Season begins in late March

Press release

Merrimack Valley Blue Storm Sports is now open for registration for the Spring 2017 Boys and Girls Lacrosse teams. Go to   bluestormsports.com. The Early Bird deadline to sign up is February 25  so please don’t delay. Our youth lacrosse programs will have boys and girls lacrosse teams as follows: 1st/2nd Grade Team;  3rd/4th Grade […]

Andover Players Placed Second at MVSL Tournament

Hard work was rewarded

By Heidi Murphy, Andover Rec Director
Andover Players Placed Second at MVSL Tournament

Andover’s fifth and sixth grade co-ed soccer team won second place in the B Division this year. Back: Cam Perkins, Delaney Young, Enrico Mori, Dylan Heller. Middle: Lagan Salathe (holding Doug Norris), Elliott Norris, Gus Kiedaisch, Wyatt King, Jack Colvin. Front: Jason Koziol, Andrew Croteau, Brice Bendixsen, Caden Budget, Church Salathe. Photo: Jen Hauser The […]

Andover Rec Basketball Joins ICB League

Consistent schedule, online sign-up, and more

By Scott Allenby, Andover Rec Basketball

The Andover Recreation Committee is excited to announce a new partnership with the Independent Community Basketball (ICB) program for the Town’s recreational basketball program. ICB has served the Merrimack School District for more than a decade and approached us with an opportunity to join their league. ICB is a non-profit serving the youth of the […]

FSB Softball Tournament a Success

Raised $6,200 for local charities

Press release

Thirteen teams ran the bases to support two local organizations at the 23rd annual Franklin Savings Bank (FSB) Charity Softball Tournament held on September 14 through September 20 at Odell Park in Franklin. The event raised $6,200 and will be donated to the Greater Tilton Area Family Resource Center and HOPE for New Hampshire Recovery’s Franklin […]

Register Now for Youth Field Hockey

Grades three through six, with practice at MVMS

Press release

Registration is now open for Merrimack Valley Youth Field Hockey for grades three, four, five, and six. Practices and games are generally Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons. We will not have games until mid-September, and we will make every effort to schedule all the games on Sundays. Cost is only $35 per player, and each player […]

Andover Recreation Soccer Begins in Early September

Only one co-ed fifth/sixth grade team this year

By Heidi Murphy, soccer director

Soccer season has arrived for 60 Andover kindergarten through sixth graders. They are lacing up their cleats and headed out to the Howard George Field at Blackwater Park. The first games begin the week of September 5. This year, Andover will field four teams. Lindsey and Scott Allenby will be coaching both the kindergarten team and the […]