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Monday, January 26, 2015

Hoops tourney champions The Bow 3 girls’ basketball team won the Merrimack Basketball Tourney 3/4 Pee Wee Girls Division Championship. Bow beat Brookline, 31-5, in the semifinals. Offensively, Bow was led by Lyndsey LaPerle (16 points) and Catherine Windsor (five points). Elle Pingree and Alexandra Larrabee each had 21 rebounds. Isabella LaPerle had four assists, while Kendall Murray had six steals. Megan Landcastle ran the floor well. In the championship game, Bow defeated Hudson, 28-10. Lyndsey LaPerle (13 points) and Windsor (eight) led the scoring. Larrabee and Pingree had numerous rebounds and Landcastle led the team in steals. Isabelle LaPerle hustled all game long. Pictured …

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Sunday, January 25, 2015

JV result The Concord High JV girls’ basketball team earned its third win of the season, defeating Salem, 40-17. Concord outscored Salem 21-4 in the third quarter after trailing by three at halftime. Gabby Evans led all scorers with eight points, while Becca Zenor, Marissa Neal and Emily Otto did yeoman work on the boards. Middle school result The Kearsarge boys’ basketball team …

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Saturday, January 24, 2015

Unified result The Hopkinton Unified basketball team beat Hanover, 40-31. Ellie Coe led Hopkinton with 12 points followed by Alin Leeming with eight and Amara Meister with four. David Colby scored his first two points playing in his final game with the Hawks. JV results The Hopkinton JV girls’ basketball team (5-3) beat Conant, 30-22. Kasey Smith led the Hawks with 12 points, …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, January 23, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP (3) The Bears beat Merrimack Valley to move to 8-0 and avenge last year’s finals loss. 2. BISHOP BRADY GIRLS’ HOOP (2) The 8-0 Green Giants will be tested tonight at 6-2 Goffstown. 3. CONCORD GIRLS’ …

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

Middle school results The Bow Memorial School basketball team defeated Laconia, 48-31. Bow was led by strong offense from Max Elsasser (13 points), Tom MacEachron (10) and Caleb Olson (eight). Jack Wixson and Corey Gott played a solid defensive game. Youth basketball The Chichester boys’ 7/8 basketball team …

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

Futsal champions The Tartan Army U14 Futsal team won the NH Futsal U14 championship. Team members picture above are: Daniel Aybar, Liam Conery, John Walter Elsnau, Alasdair Ferrier, Tomek Hill, Max Keef, Mick Leahy, Becket O’Neil, Luke Ramsey …

Plea deal reached in Kenneth Day rape case; hearing set for next week

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Kenneth Day is expected to plead guilty early next week to claims that he sexually assaulted three children years ago in Belknap County, an admission that would close one of two pending cases against the 67-year-old Epsom man, …

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

JV results The Merrimack Valley JV boys’ basketball team beat John Stark, 53-36. Ben Davis (13 points) and Jake Mulleavey (nine points) led a strong rebounding and defensive effort in the post for the Pride (1-5). The Generals fell to 0-5. ∎ The Hopkinton JV girls’ basketball team (4-3) …

Letter: A dangerous game

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

A dangerous game New Hampshire Republicans are digging a hearty grave for themselves. With Bill O’Brien refusing to abide by democratic principles of government, ignoring legitimate vote outcomes and opening a “shadow” Republican party across the street, he has set in motion “The Great Republican Schism of NH.” …

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Youth hockey The New Hampshire Distributors Concord Capitals Peewee 2 hockey team fell to Cape Ann, Mass., 5-4. Cabot Lineberry (two), Ben Bourgault and Drew O’Brien scored for Concord. Nate Carter, Knox Brown, Lineberry and Cam Brown had assists. Graham Sundstrom and Harrison Briggs played well defensively and …

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Monday, January 19, 2015

Indoor soccer The PretiFlaherty girls’ indoor soccer team won the U14 division championship at Fieldhouse Sports on Saturday. Pictured above are: Joy Riddell (coach), Sydney Plante, Reilly Riddell, Grace Jordan, Nicole Lebrun, Anna Quirk, Megan Martel, Fiona Quirk …

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Sunday, January 18, 2015

JV result The Concord JV girls’ basketball team fell to Nashua South, 38-35, on Friday night. The Tide was led by Jada Duvert (eight points) and Lyra Canabano (six points). Gabbie Evans and Kasie Maloney rebounded well while playing solid defense. Freshman results The Concord freshman wrestling team …

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Saturday, January 17, 2015

JV results The Merrimack Valley JV girls’ basketball team lost to Coe-Brown, 45-31. Sara Osborne led the Pride with 10 points, while Dakotah Drew scored eight and Shatara Stetson added seven. ∎ The Coe-Brown JV boys’ basketball team defeated MV, 61-37. Scott Spenard led the way with 17 points, …