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High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Thomas Bengtson, Concord boys’ basketball, 32 points in 80-73 overtime loss Bruce Barton, Merrimack Valley boys’ basketball, 18 points, 10 rebounds in 58-57 win Joey Kulbacki, H-D boys’ basketball, 26 points in 75-63 loss Maddy Ishak, John Stark girls’ swimming, won 100 fly and 200 IM Melissa Mallahan, Bishop Brady girls’ basketball, 9 points, 14 rebounds in 49-45 win Sarah Thomas, Bishop Brady girls’ basketball, 14 points, 8 rebounds, 2 …

High schools: Off night offensively dooms Concord Christian girls

Saturday, January 31, 2015

It’s been a turnaround season for the Concord Christian girls’ basketball team, but even in the best of seasons there are still some bumps in the road. Entering last night’s game on a four-game winning streak, the Lady Kingsmen (7-3) were finally brought down by visiting Wilton-Lyndeborough, 34-20. Defense has been the strength …

Merrimack Valley boys, Bishop Brady girls notch close wins over rivals

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Kevin O’Brien and his Merrimack Valley boys’ basketball team walked off the New Hampshire Technical Institute court in December, losers by 13 to Bishop Brady in the Capital Area Holiday Tournament and sure of two things going forward. There would be a rematch. And it could not be played the same way as the first time. “We weren’t interested in trading baskets,” O’Brien, …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, January 16, 2015

Adam Nelson, Bow boys’ basketball, 22 points in 55-53 loss Dana Bean, Franklin boys’ basketball, 30 points in 65-53 win Chay Cadarette, Belmont girls’ basketball, 18 points, 22 rebounds in 52-46 loss to 7-1 Campbell Katie Steeves, Pittsfield girls’ basketball, 18 points, 11 rebounds, 5 blocks in 37-27 …

High schools: Kearsarge boys’ Alpine team dominates at Mount Sunapee

Friday, January 16, 2015

It was nearly a clean sweep for the Kearsarge boys’ Alpine team at yesterday’s meet at Mount Sunapee. Cougars skiers finished first, second and third, and Kearsrge’s fourth point scorer came in fifth, giving the Cougars a statement …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, January 16, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. BISHOP BRADY BOYS’ HOOP (1) The first-place Giants (5-0) travel to Manchester West (4-1) tonight. 2. BISHOP BRADY GIRLS’ HOOP (2) Allowing just 29.1 points per game has been key to Brady’s 7-0 start. 3. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP (3) …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, January 16, 2015

JV results The Hillsboro-Deering JV boys’ basketball team lost to Pelham, 71-29. Zach Rowell led the Hillcats with 13 points. ∎ The Hopkinton JV boys’ basketball team defeated Monadnock, 46-27. Joe Culliman (eight points, four rebounds, five steals), Dustin Rose (eight points, four rebounds, two steals), Dave Nelson (eight …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, January 16, 2015

Bradshaw Underhill, Kearsarge Alpine, 1st place in team’s win Luke Luneau, Hopkinton basketball, 14 points, 12 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals in 70-35 win Karli Loiselle, Pembroke basketball, 15 points in 42-29 win …

High schools: Bow hockey erases early deficit with barrage in 7-3 victory over Somersworth/Coe-Brown

Thursday, January 15, 2015

A one-goal deficit less than two minutes into the game was not what Bow expected. A four-goal flurry in four minutes to end the period wasn’t expected, either, but it was exactly what the Falcons wanted. Bow filled …

Strong effort not enough as Brady hockey team falls to Trinity

Thursday, January 15, 2015

On the heels of a lackluster showing against Hanover four days earlier, Bishop Brady boys’ hockey Coach Russ Franey implored his players to bring their best effort last night against Trinity. “I told them, ‘I don’t care about …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school ski teams

Thursday, January 15, 2015

High school skiing outlook Pembroke Division: II Coach: Jon Miner (5th year) Last year: Boys’ Alpine: 14th; Girls’ Alpine: 12th Returning starters: Girls: Lyla Boyajian, sr., Sarah Hubbard, sr.; Boys: Cole Sporcic, so., Killian Drouse, so. O utlook: Boyajian and Sporcic, Pembroke’s captains, will be respectively be leading …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Unified result The Merrimack Valley Unified basketball team came up short in a close game, falling to Stevens, 28-22. Tia Hoyt, Kaitlyn McGowan and Shashuna White scored while Shalisa McArthur-Scott and Mitch Filion played well for the Pride. JV results The Hopkinton JV girls’ basketball team (4-2) fell …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Josh Connor, Bow hockey, 3 goals, 1 assist in 7-3 win Cal Loos, John Stark-Hopkinton hockey, 3 goals in 3-2 win Xenthios Cyr, Pittsfield basketball, 32 points, 10 rebounds, 5 steals in 63-61 loss Jack Bryck, Bishop Brady Alpine skiing, 1st place in team win …