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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, December 18, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last YEAR’s FINAL rank) 1. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (1) returns almost all the talent that dominated last year and won a seventh-straight D-I title. 2. BISHOP BRADY BOYS’ ALPINE SKIING (3) brings back most of the point scorers from last year’s undefeated …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school boys’ basketball teams, Divisions I-II

Friday, December 18, 2015

High school boys’ basketball outlook Concord Division: I Coach: John Finnegan (4th year) Last year: 0-18, did not make tournament Returning starters: Matt Giroux, jr., G, 6-0 Top newcomers: Tyler Bruns, fr., F, 6-2; Dorde Kristic, sr., F, 6-2 Outlook: Last year’s winless regular season motivated the Crimson …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, December 18, 2015

Middle school results The Hopkinton middle school girls’ basketball team dropped a 39-37 road game at Winnisquam despite rallying from a 12-point second-half deficit to take a fourth-quarter lead. Hopkinton had two opportunities late but was unable to convert. Katie Meserve (11 points, 10 rebounds) and Taylor Clark …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Youth hockey The Tooky Mills Henniker Huskies Mites played two games over the weekend. Evelyn Hopper made some impressive saves in her first time goaltending. ∎ Henniker’s Edmunds Ace Hardware defeated the Laconia Squirts, 5-4. Henry Powell scored a goal and added two assists, while Avery Condon, Aiden Chicoine …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

National cheerleading champs Two Pembroke cheerleading teams won American Youth Cheer National Championship titles at a competition held in Florida. The Division 18 team won the Division 18 Large Blue Team Division, while the younger Division 14 team …

High school hockey hopes high at Everett Arena

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Things are heating up at Everett Arena, and no, it’s not due to the unseasonably warm weather. Of the five high school teams inhabiting The Ev, all five are entertaining thoughts of playing deep into the postseason. And …

Preview capsules of the area’s high school hockey teams

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

High school hockey outlook Boys Concord Division: I Coach: Dunc Walsh (26th year) Last year: 15-5-1, Division I runner-up Returning starters: Ben Nelson, sr., G; Bradley Murphy, sr., C; Alex Marceau, jr., LW; Matt Norris, sr., RW; Matt Chorlian, jr., D; Dan Lebell, jr., D; Andy Cole, jr., …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

JV results The Merrimack Valley girls’ JV basketball team lost its opener on Friday, 34-28, against Kingswood. Sara Osborne led the Pride with 15 points, while Haleigh Boutwell had five points and Savannah Drewry scored four. Freshman results The Concord freshman boys’ basketball team improved to 2-0 with …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, December 14, 2015

Youth hockey The Concord Youth Hockey Angelina’s Bantam 1 team defeated the Manchester Flames, 6-4. Jake Nelson scored a hat trick, with Michael Kenison, Ethan Crandlemire and Hayden Parent adding single tallies. Brett Patnode (two) and Ben Pratt provided assists, and Devin Philbrick, Shane Riley and Ben Daniels …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Football champions The Bow Bulldogs eighth-grade football team defeated Gilford, 16-14, for the Granite State Football League championship. The Bulldogs have a cumulative record of 19-1 over the last two seasons and have outscored their opponents 808-64. The …