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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, November 23, 2014

College standouts Concord’s Joe Graffy made eight saves as the Brandeis men’s soccer team defeated Amherst, 1-0 (6-5 on PKs) to advance to the Division III Tournament quarterfinals. It was Graffy’s 15th shutout of the season. ∎ Tiffany Lewis of Hillsboro had 11 rebounds to help the Plymouth State women’s basketball team to a 62-56 victory over Lyndon State. ∎ Bow’s Richard Jenkins was part of the winning 200-free relay team and …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Youth hockey The Henniker Huskies Squirt 1 Gap Mountain Drilling team tied the Rochester Blackhawks, 3-3. Nick Osborne, Ben Mordarski and Owen Jones had the goals. Assists came from Modarski and Levi Jones. Evelyn Irizarry, Dillon O’Sullivan and Kiernan King also played well in front of goalie Aidan Miller. ∎ The Henniker Huskies Squirt 2 team lost to Keene Squirt 2, 7-0. Despite strong …

Final pound-for-pound fall high school rankings

Friday, November 21, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS X-C (1) First in Division II, first at the Meet of Champions, second in New England and No. 1 here. 2. BOW GOLF (3) The three-time Division III champs haven’t lost a match since 2012. 3. BOW GIRLS’ SOCCER (2) The two-time champs had four …

For Free State pols, seemingly harsh policies are for the best

Saturday, November 8, 2014

As a man who owns thousands of books does, state Rep. Dan McGuire refers to an economics text to provide an example of the way he says noble-seeming government policies end up devastating the people they were meant …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, November 8, 2014

High school tournaments today Boys’ soccer Division III championship At Southern NH University, 1:45 p.m. No. 2 Prospect Mountain (19-0-0) vs. No. 1 Hopkinton (19-0-0) P revious tournament games: Prospect Mountain shut out No. 15 Kearsarge, 3-0, No. 10 Belmont, 1-0, and No. 3 Gilford, 1-0 in overtime. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Youth hockey The U12 Lady Monarchs (4-3) fell to the Woodstock Jr. Wasps in the opening round of the Veteran’s Day Classic in Woodstock, Vt. Bobby Brodeur was solid in net. The Lady Monarchs face off in a pair of games today before wrapping up the tournament tomorrow. …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, November 7, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (with last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS X-C (1) The Bears placed four in the top 7 to win their fourth straight Meet of Champions. 2. BOW GOLF (2) The three-time D-III champs have won 49 straight matches, a streak that goes back …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, November 7, 2014

Youth hockey The Henniker Huskies Peewees hockey team beat Kearsarge, 5-0, behind goals from Liam Ouellette (two), Darren Earley (two assists), Billy Finn and Noah Miller. Goalie Ainsley King recorded her first shutout of the season. The Peewees beat Nashua, 7-1. Cooper Rivers and Miller scored two each, …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Thursday, November 6, 2014

High school tournaments today Girls’ soccer Division II semifinals At Stellos Stadium, Nashua No. 3 Coe-Brown (15-3-0) vs. No. 2 John Stark (15-2-1), 4 p.m. Previous tournament games: Coe-Brown topped No. 14 Merrimack Valley, 4-1, and No. 6 Windham, 3-2 in overtime. John Stark blanked No. 15 St. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, November 6, 2014

College standouts Bow’s Sarah Carlson, a freshman at Castleton State College, scored her ninth goal of the season on an unassisted corner kick, to help the women’s soccer team to a 4-0 semifinal victory over Husson University in the North Atlantic Conference playoffs. ∎ Lindsey Nerbonne, of Bow, was …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

High school tournaments today Girls’ soccer Division III semifinals At Laconia H.S. No. 4 Stevens (13-3-2) vs. No. 1 Bow (18-0-0), 6 p.m. Previous tournament games: Stevens bested No. 13 Gilford, 5-0, and No. 5 Campbell, 5-3. Bow ousted No. 16 Kearsarge, 7-1, and No. 8 Hopkinton, 5-1. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

H-D Fall sports awards Hillsboro-Deering High School will hold its Fall Sports Awards Night Nov. 12 from 5-7 p.m. Dress clothes must be worn by athletes. Any questions, contact Athletic Director Jay Wood at jwood@hdsd.k12.nh.us. Tryouts/registrations Bow Athletic Club basketball registration is open for students in grades 1-12. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

JV result The Concord JV football team defeated Exeter, 26-20, in overtime to finish the season 8-1. Youth indoor soccer Concord Convenient MD defeated Loudon Freedom, 5-3, on Sunday. Ireland Frederikson, Whitey Vaillant and Kelley Mickelson scored goals, while Jessica Casswell and Maddie Wachter played well on defense. …