New Hampshire's hockey team

The Manchester Monarchs

New Hampshire has never had a professional hockey team, and most likely it never will, but last year the state was treated to two very nice, early Christmas presents that come as close as it gets. An affiliate team of the Los Angeles Kings, the Monarchs rolled into the brand new Verizon Center in Manchester, New Hampshire, on November 16 of 2001, bringing New Hampshire a semi-professional hockey team and perhaps the nicest civic arena in the United States; an ...

Wildcat Mountain Opening Re-Scheduled

Wildcat Mountain Ski Area has rescheduled its opening day, so that the ski and snowboard season is now projected to open on Friday, November 29, the day after Thanksgiving. The original hope was to open on Saturday, November 16. While it looked promising with 27 inches of early season snow covering the trails, the warm temperatures have changed conditions, and set back snow-making. "This is normal New England weather for November," says Tom Caughey, general manager of ...

JR Bears Update

The NH Special Olympics "State Fall Games" were held in Manchester on Saturday, October 26. David Morse, Jr,. proudly came back home with a Gold medal in his division. Richee Devoe, Jr., also came home with a Gold medal (bowling against athletes he never met until that day). Along with Brenda Willard bringing home a Gold medal, also bowling with new friends, Justin Smith also brought home a Gold medal. Ben Gagnon wore his silver medal home, Dana Lawrence had a great day ...

Fall peak performer: Andrea Newton

Berlin's top female runner in school's history

No female has re-written the Berlin High School record books more than Mountie senior runner Andrea Newton. A state champion, school record holder in more than one category, course record holder, and many other things can describe what the Berlin High School senior has accomplished since moving to the paper city at the beginning of her sophomore year. Tomorrow, she could make one last piece of history by becoming the first Berlin runner ...