Sophia Reynolds in Championships in New Mexico

Running with Granite State Flash team

By Jim Tucker, AE/MS
Sophia Reynolds in Championships in New Mexico

On Saturday, December 12, Sophia Reynolds finished her cross country season at the National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After the Middle School State Meet, Sophia joined the Granite State Flash Club’s 11- and 12-year-old girls team. Sophia qualified for the Region 1 Championship Meet with a team victory and 9th […]

Mount Sunapee Starts Skiing on November 27

Top-to-bottom advanced and expert runs

Press release

Newbury, New Hampshire – (November 24, 2015) – Mount Sunapee Resort is opening for the 2015-2016 winter season on Friday, November 27 with top-to-bottom skiing and riding from the summit. Over a mile of continuous terrain will be available for advanced and expert skiers and riders on Upper and Lower Blast Off trails. There will […]

Andover Lions Host Annual Middle School Basketball Tournament

Four schools face off December 28 and 29

Press release

The Andover Lions will be holding their 5th annual Middle School Basketball Tournament at Proctor Academy on December 28 and 29. We invite all residents to come and cheer for the young future athletes from their town. Admission is only $2. for adults and $1. for seniors and students. The schedule of games is: December […]

Andover Rec 5/6 Girls Soccer Goes Undefeated

Finish third in final tournament

By Heidi Murphy, Andover Rec soccer
Andover Rec 5/6 Girls Soccer Goes Undefeated

The Andover Recreation soccer teams finished out the season in great shape. The fifth and sixth grade tournaments were held on October 17. The fifth and sixth grade girls, who were coached by Claudio Marcus and Jeremy Menard, had an undefeated season. They made the Division A tournament, which hosted six teams that also had undefeated seasons. […]

Andover Horseshoe Club Hosts State Tournament

Club members take home seven trophies

By Lonna Green, Andover Horseshoe Club
Andover Horseshoe Club Hosts State Tournament

The Andover Horseshoe Club (AHC) has about 20 members, 12 of which are sanctioned with the National Horseshoe Pitchers Association. This year we held the annual New Hampshire State Tournament on our courts, and it was the largest state tournament on record. The event took two days to complete and consisted of 68 horseshoe pitchers. Out of the 31 […]

Merrimack Valley Field Hockey Season Begins August 30

Sign up now for games and practices

By Katherine Stearns, for the Beacon
Merrimack Valley Field Hockey Season Begins August 30

Field Hockey is a fall sport played with a field hockey stick, shin guards, goggles, and mouth guards. There are 11 players on the field, including a goal keeper. Field players may only use their stick to play the ball, and the goal keeper is the only player who may use their stick, feet, and […]

Soccer Fever in Andover: Tuesday Night Pick-Up at Blackwater Park

At 6 PM; wear cleats and shin guards

By Heidi Murphy, Soccer Director

Soccer fever is in the air! Not only have the USA Womens Team won the FIFA World Cup, but Andover youths are taking to the fields on Tuesday nights at 6 PM. This summer we started pick-up soccer, which is open to anyone who would like to play at Blackwater Park. This is an informal […]