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Allison McIntosh and Michael Planchet

McIntosh–Planchet

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Craig McIntosh and Darlene Phelps of Chichester announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison McIntosh, to Michael Planchet, son of Rich and Dede Planchet of Loudon and Chris and Ann Anderson of Portsmouth, R.I. McIntosh, of Barnstead, graduated from Empire Beauty School and works as a hairdresser at House of Style in Concord. Planchet, of Barnstead, served in U.S. Army for three years and is a department manager at Home Depot in Hooksett. An Aug. 20 wedding is planned. …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, February 5, 2016

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last WEEK’S rank) 1. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (1) placed five, led by Kate Andy, in the top seven to finish first at the 10-team Capitol Cup. 2. CONCORD WRESTLING (2) improved to 16-0 in dual meets with a 66-13 Senior Night win over Bedford on Wednesday. 3. CONCORD BOYS’ HOCKEY (4) will put its 9-0 record, and …

Galuszka–Mix

Monday, February 1, 2016

Amy Galuszka of Granby, Mass., and Eric Mix of Center Barnstead announce their engagement. Galuszka, daughter of Gene and Irene Galuszka of Springfield, Mass., works in management. Mix, son of Bud and Christine Mix of Epping, also works in management. A May 28, 2017, wedding is planned. …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, January 29, 2016

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last WEEK’S rank) 1. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (4) beat all comers (private and public, all divisions) in Saturday’s NH Nordic Coaches Series. 2. CONCORD WRESTLING (2) went to 15-0 in duals last week with four wins, one vs. top Rhode Island team …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, January 22, 2016

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last WEEK’S rank) 1. WINNISQUAM BOYS’ HOOP (4) has averaged 86 points in its last three games to move to 8-0 (and first place in D-III.) 2. CONCORD WRESTLING (1) was inactive this week but will face some tough competition Saturday in Lowell. …

Day on the Trail: Cruz criticizes, avoids news media on barnstorming bus tour

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

On a blustery, single-digit morning in North Conway, Ted Cruz boarded his campaign bus to travel the snowy tenth of a mile between an interview with the local newspaper and a meet-and-greet at Zeb’s General Store. Meanwhile, Robert …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school ski teams

Friday, January 15, 2016

High school skiing outlook Concord Division: I Coach: Nordic: Phil Clarner (6th year); Alpine: George Golden (16th year); Jumping: Rick Bragg Last year: Boys’ Alpine: 2nd; Girls’ Alpine: 8th; Boys’ Nordic: champions; Girls’ Nordic: champions; Jumping: 6th Returning …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, January 15, 2016

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last WEEK’S rank) 1. CONCORD WRESTLING (1) improved to 11-0 in duals with a 42-22 win on Wednesday over defending D-I champion Londonderry. 2. MERRIMACK VALLEY GIRLS’ HOOP (2) sits atop D-II with …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, January 8, 2016

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last WEEK’S rank) 1. CONCORD WRESTLING (2) won a tourney Saturday and improved to 7-0 in duals with a 58-12 win over Nashua North Wednesday. 2. MERRIMACK VALLEY GIRLS’ HOOP (3) claimed the Cap Area tourney and has sped to a 4-0 start …

Suspect in Allenstown stabbing nears trial on rare insanity defense

Thursday, January 7, 2016

A 24-year-old man accused of orchestrating a near-fatal stabbing in Bear Brook State Park plans to admit his role but argue at trial that his actions were the product of mental illness, his lawyer said this week. The …

Preview capsules of the area’s Division II high school indoor track teams

Thursday, December 31, 2015

High school indoor track outlook Concord Division: I Coaches: Allison Davis (1st year) Last year: Boys: DNS. Girls: DNS Returning Starters: Boys: Angel Feliz, sr., sprints/jumps/relay; Dalton Mutz, jr., sprints/relay; Brendan Cacciola, sr., shot put/sprints/relay; Jacob Nichol, so., hurdles/sprints/relay. Girls: Austin Chudzicki, sr., sprints/relay; Maria Emmons, sr., sprints/hurdles/relay; …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, December 25, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last WEEK’S rank) 1. BELMONT-GILFORD BOYS’ HOCKEY (5) is 3-0 and looks ready to defend its D-III title after a 6-3 win vs. John Stark-Hopkinton. 2. CONCORD WRESTLING (7) improved to 3-0 in dual meets with Wednesday’s 62-12 win over Nashua South. 3. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Events FieldHouse Sports in Bow will hold its 3rd annual 4v4 Holiday Indoor Soccer Tournament Dec. 27 (High School Coed Division) and Jan. 3 (Middle School Coed Division). A portion of this year’s tournament’s proceeds will benefit New Hampshire Food Bank. Team fee is $85. Teams must be …