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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Baseball clinic and showcase The first Capital City Baseball Clinic and Showcase will be held at the Concord Sports Center Jan. 24 from 1-4 p.m. The clinic is for players ages 7-16 and the showcase is open to high school sophomores, juniors and seniors currently playing on a high school team who want to play baseball in college. Cost is $40 per person for either the clinic or showcase. Current …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Thursday, December 25, 2014

1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) The two-time Division II champs open their season tomorrow at UNH. 2. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP (3) The Bears have allowed 22.3 points per game in their 3-0 start. 3. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (2) The six-time D-I champs won’t open their season until Jan. 8. 4. PEMBROKE BOYS’ HOOP (4) It hasn’t been easy, but the Spartans are …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Bill Koch Ski League Bill Koch Ski League for ages 6-11 runs Fridays, Jan. 9-Feb. 13, from 3:45-4:45 p.m. Run by Concord Recreation as part of the New England Nordic Association, the league is a way to introduce children to cross-country skiing. Children are required to have their own equipment. Contact Concord Recreation at 225-8690 or visit concordparksandrec.com. BILL KOCH SKI LEAGUE- Ages …

Letter: Poor sportsmanship

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

I am a parent of a student at Prospect Mountain High School, and although my student does not participate in sports, we recently went to a varsity basketball game to cheer on the team. I was appalled at our basketball coach and the lack of team spirit he …

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 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV boys’ basketball team defeated Sanborn, 66-41, to improve to 4-0. Kevin McGrath (17 points), Kayl Munreough (nine points) and Zee Meister (eight points) paced the offense, and Liam Flannagan played well. ∎ The Pembroke JV boys’ basketball team lost to Memorial, 80-46. Tyler Josephson …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, December 22, 2014

Freshman results The Concord High School girls’ freshman basketball team defeated Bishop Guertin, 60-28. Jada Duvert (19 points, 20 rebounds) led the Tide offense along with Catherine Reynolds (11 points, six steals, three assists). Kasie Malone (eight points, three blocks) provided a solid defensive effort. Middle school results …

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

Monday, December 22, 2014

Bishop BradY Division: II Coach: Nancy Stehno (1st year) Last year: Girls: DNS; Boys: DNS Returning STARTERS: Girls: Aly Senko, Amelia Toole, Bryana Rochenski; Boys: Jacob Faretra, Matt Fogarty, Jacob Smith, Hunter Blake, Curtis Lashon, Xiaoyuan Zhang Top newcomers: Girls: Yolanda Wang; Boys: Brendan Sica Outlook: After failing …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, December 20, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV girls’ basketball team (3-1) defeated Stevens, 21-18. Abby Houston (four points, five rebounds, three assists), Lily Scammon (five points, six rebounds) and Lyndon Flannigan (eight points) led the Hawks. ∎ The Concord JV wrestling team competed against Massabesic (Maine), Exeter and Milford. Jayson Davis, …

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) …