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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, March 30, 2015

College standouts Several area athletes stood out for the Franklin Pierce University track & field team at this weekend’s Snowflake Classic at Tufts. Colton Ham, a junior from Webster, took second in the 3,000 in 9:01.95, while Concord’s B.J. Smith was seventh in 9:36.03. Loudon’s Chris Bohi was second in the javelin at 51.2 meters, and Northwood’s Samantha Toscano was fourth in the triple jump at 10.14 meters. Youth basketball …

Headmaster? Principal? Opposition mounts against name change at Pembroke Academy

Sunday, March 29, 2015

What’s in a name? That which Pembroke Academy calls a headmaster by any other name would govern as well. Or would it? That’s the question, brought by hundreds of petitioners, that will soon face the Pembroke School Board – for a second time. In September, there was no fanfare when the school board for the 196-year-old, private-turned-public high school decided to update the …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Cap City hoop academy Cap City Basketball Academy will hold a five-week skills and drills clinic beginning today for children of all skill levels from kindergarten to grade 12. The clinics will be held at Bishop Brady High on consecutive Sundays with the exception of Easter weekend, when they’ll be held on Saturday (April 4). Skill levels are: Little ballers (K-inexperienced 3rd-graders) from …

Granite State All-Star games take the court at NHTI

Sunday, March 22, 2015

The New Hampshire Basketball Coaches Organization’s Granite State All-Star games will be played today at NHTI, featuring the top high school seniors from each division. The boys kick off the action, with Division I against Division II at 1 p.m., followed by Division III versus Division IV at …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, March 22, 2015

College standouts Rebecca Beaulieu of Weare, a sophomore midfielder for the Mount Ida women’s lacrosse team, scored four goals on four shots in the Mustangs’ 14-8 loss to Emmanuel College on Friday. ∎ Colton Ham of Webster gave the Franklin Pierce University men’s track and field team its best …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, March 21, 2015

College standout Concord’s Maddie Crutchfield, a freshman midfielder on the Duke University women’s lacrosse team, was named ACC Defensive Player of the Week following her performances in two Blue Devil victories. Crutchfield made a critical defensive play in the final minute of the Blue Devils’ 10-8 conference victory …

Allenstown a step ahead right-to-know requests

Friday, March 20, 2015

Curious how many cars pass over the Allenstown-Hooksett line each day on Route 3? Between 17,000 and 19,000, according to traffic counts found on the town’s website. Or maybe you need an application to haul sewage? That, too, you can find on Allenstown’s website. More practically, you might …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, March 20, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP (1) capped a 22-0 season with a 55-46 win over Goffstown for the Division II title. 2. BELMONT-GILFORD BOYS’ HOCKEY (2) beat Berlin-Gorham, 3-2 in overtime to claim the D-III championship. 3. BISHOP BRADY BOYS’ HOOP …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, March 20, 2015

Youth hockey champs The Henniker Huskies Cold Springs RV Bantams (pictured) won the Maine March Showdown. The Huskies finished pool play with a 4-0 record, outscoring their opponents, 24-6. Nine different Huskies tallied goals during the tournament. In …

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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Youth hockey The Residential Mortgage Services Bantam 2 team defeated Chelmsford, 4-2. Zack Painchaud scored two goals, while Ethan Crandlemire and Will Shoemaker each tallied one. Painchaud, Shoemaker, Crandlemire, Derek Kelleher and Shane Riley contributed assists. Hunter Sanders played well in net. RMS Bantam 2 team tied Cambridge …

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Basketball champs The Concord Boys & Girls Club 7/8 boys’ travel team completed a 27-3 season en route to capturing the Division 1 Manchester Suburban Basketball League Championship. Concord defeated Derry B&G Club, Hampstead, Goffstown in the semifinals …

Town Crier for March 15, 2015

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Allenstown Concert inspired by ’50s and ’60s at senior center ∎ The Rockin’ Daddios will hold a concert tomorrow at 12:15 p.m. at the Suncook Senior Center with some of the best-loved songs of the late ’50s and early ’60. For more information, call Leslie at 485-4254. ∎ Servicelink Medicare …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Men’s hockey champs Buffalo Wild Wings defeated Cimo’s, 7-3, to claim the Capital City Hockey League championship. BWW was led by Corey Laroche’s five-goal performance as Dan Arndt and Dillon Emerson also scored. BWW goaltender Tyler Ingerson made …