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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Hockey champs The Eastern Bank Concord Capitals Squirt 1s (pictured) won the New England Region Squirt Tier 1 hockey championship. The Capitals went undefeated in the tournament, beating the Boston Stars, the Green Mountain Glades and the Waltham Express twice. The Capitals defeated the Connecticut Wolfpack, 7-1, in the final. The Concord players are Ryan Doherty, Ryan Philbrick, Brooks Craigue, …

PHOTOS: Going bald for Baldrick

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

The whir of large clippers hummed as a row of green robed volunteers went bald for a cause on Saturday. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a portmanteau of St. Patrick and Bald, is an organization that raises money for childhood cancer research by having participants shave their heads. This year at the Andover event, …

People for March 30, 2015

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

ANDOVER Madison Powers was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. She is a biochemistry major. BELMONT Daniel Iacopucci was selected as one of two New Hampshire youth volunteers to receive the Prudential Spirit of Community Award. He created a picnic and garden area along a walking and bike trail. BOW Max Sanel participated in …

PHOTOS: Freeze and thaw

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Despite the dirty sand coating snowbanks along our roads and driveways, and the shards of old icicles piled beneath our eaves, it’s not hard to find beauty if you look closely enough. For as the snow and ice …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Youth basketball champs The Bow L 3/4 girls’ basketball team (above) won the University of New Hampshire Zero Gravity basketball tournament. Bow (17-4) defeated the Maine Firecrackers, North Reading Hornets, Seacoast Lady Spartans and the New Hampshire Gym …

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Monday, March 23, 2015

Senior basketball showcase results The Division I boys’ senior all-star team defeated Division II, 109-105. Pembroke’s Max Curran led D-I with 21 points and Manchester West’s Zach Jones led D-II with 28. ∎ The Division III boys defeated the Division IV boys, 100-82. Newport’s Andrew Houde led D-III with …

Town Crier for March 22, 2015

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Allenstown Discover the town’s history at artifact exhibit ∎ The Suncook Senior Center will play bingo Thursday from 9:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 485-4254, for more information. ∎ The Allenstown Historical Society will hold its annual History Day on April 15 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. to come in …

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 …

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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 …

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 …

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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 …