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High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Justin Williams, MV boys’ basketball, 13 points, 7 rebounds Zach Mattos, Kearsarge boys’ basketball, 12 points, 7 rebounds, 5 blocks Mayson Kimball, MV girls’ basketball, 21 points (19 in second half) Devi Kraushaar, Kearsarge girls’ basketball, 13 points, 4 rebounds …

High schools: Merrimack Valley sweeps hoop doubleheader with Kearsarge

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

PENACOOK – The slow and methodical pace delighted one head coach and frustrated the other. For Kearsarge Regional boys’ basketball coach Nate Camp, stifling host Merrimack Valley’s lineup in the early going last night was exactly what he wanted to see. “Defensively, that was the best game we’ve played this year, and we …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

JV results The Pittsfield JV girls’ basketball team beat Wilton, 18-17. Chantelle Bartlett led the way with six points and nine rebounds, followed by Lindsey Massey (five points, four rebounds, four steals) and Meredith Smith (four points, nine rebounds). Alyssa Sullivan, Jaden Smith and Raquel Sheridan played excellent all-around games. Youth hockey The Brine Team Sports Concord Capitals Mite 1 team beat New …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, December 20, 2014

JV results ∎ The Concord JV girls’ basketball team fell to Bishop Guertin, 50-31. Pam Usanase and Lyra Canabano recorded five and eight rebounds, respectively, while Emily Otto scored eight points. Freshmen Catherine Reynolds, Ashley Kelly and Jada Duvert played well. ∎ The Coe Brown JV boys’ basketball team defeated …

Capsule outlook of the area’s Division II high school boys’ basketball teams

Friday, December 19, 2014

High school Division II boys’ basketball outlook Bishop Brady Division: II Coach: Cole Etten (1st year) Last year: 14-6, reached quarterfinals Returning PLAYERS: Jourdain Bell, sr., G, 6-1; Brendan Johnson, sr., G, 6-0; Aaron Svendsen, sr., C, 6-6; Joseph Bell, jr., G, 6-1; Matthew Quirk, so., G, 5-9; …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, December 19, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK The Bears return most of their points from last year’s team that dominated D-II. 2. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING Led by Erin Waters and Kate Andy, the Tide are …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, December 19, 2014

High school result The John Stark-Hopkinton boys’ hockey team defeated Souhegan, 6-3, in the season opener for both teams on Wednesday. Jake Blanchette (two goals) and Kyle Kolehmainen tallied first-period goals to give the Generals a 2-1 lead after the first, and Blanchette and Robbie Ferguson (goal, assist) …

High schools: Brady-Trinity pours it on in opening 6-1 win over Concord

Thursday, December 18, 2014

For two-plus periods, it was a game. In 88 seconds, it turned into a rout. The Bishop Brady-Trinity girls’ hockey team was in charge throughout, taking a lead in the opening minutes that it wouldn’t relinquish. But Concord …

Freshmen lead the charge as Concord boys blank Brady, 3-0

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The smaller-than-normal crowd was relatively quiet, the student sections thin. The annual pre-Christmas showdown between the Concord and Bishop Brady hockey teams has lost some of its luster. But you’ll never convince the players of that … especially …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Sarah Plourde, Bishop Brady-Trinity girls’ hockey, 33 saves in 6-1 win Tyler Mattos, Kearsarge boys’ basketball, 19 points, 9 rebounds in 58-40 loss Adrian Hadley, Pittsfield boys’ basketball, 17 points, 7 rebounds in 74-44 loss …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Middle school results The Bow Memorial School boys’ basketball team beat McLaughlin Middle School, 46-37. Bow was led by Max Elsasser (11 points), while Steven Guerrette and Cory Gott had strong games defensively. ∎ The Hopkinton Middle School girls’ basketball team defeated Winnisquam, 43-36. Amelia Thomas led all scorers …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Karli Loiselle, Pembroke girls’ basketball, 18 points in 40-33 win Luke Luneau, Hopkinton boys’ basketball, 24 points, 13 rebounds Dana Bean, Franklin boys’ basketball, 25 points in 64-59 win Kenny Torres, Franklin boys’ basketball, 22 points, including 10 in the fourth, in 64-59 win Matt Ehrenberg, Bow boys’ …

Pembroke girls heat up in fourth quarter to down MV, 40-33

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

PEMBROKE – The Pembroke Academy girls’ basketball team struggled to find its way in the third quarter last night against Merrimack Valley. Luckily for the Spartans, they had the fourth quarter to make up for it. Host Pembroke …