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High school Stars of the Day

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Richie Mills, Winnisquam wrestling, champion at 170 pounds Alex Kamau, Concord wrestling, champion at 132 pounds Adrian McCarthy-Tiella, John Stark-Hopkinton hockey, 2 goals in win Dominic Timbas, Pembroke basketball, 27 points, 8 boards in win Devi Kraushaar, Kearsarge basketball, 10 points in 45-43 win …

High schools: Winnisquam’s Mills wins third Capital City Classic title; Concord takes third place

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Richie Mills hadn’t wrestled in three weeks, was recovering from the flu and looked sluggish and sloppy in his opening match at the 25th annual Capital City Classic. But none of that stopped Mills from beating his first opponent or anyone else who stood in his way yesterday at Concord High. “I have …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, February 1, 2015

JV result The Concord JV girls’ basketball team lost to Alvirne on Friday, 38-33. Lyra Canabano and Brighid Weeden led all scorers with 10 points apiece, while Gabby Evans and Emily Otto pulled down eight and seven rebounds, respectively. Freshmen result The Concord High freshman girls’ basketball team defeated Trinity, 47-27. The Tide’s offense was led by Ashley Kelley and Catherine Reynolds with …

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, …

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 …

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 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, January 31, 2015

JV result The Hillsboro-Deering JV boys’ basketball team lost to Stevens, 56-40. Zach Rowell (19 points) and Tyler Rowell (16 points) led the scoring for H-D. Middle school result The Rundlett Middle School wrestling team claimed 34 of 45 matches against Pennichuck, Nashua Catholic and Exeter on Thursday. …

High schools: Hopkinton boys, Concord girls impress at Capitol Regional Nordic race

Friday, January 30, 2015

Race one of the NH Coaches Series went in the books on Saturday, and the Hopkinton boys’ Nordic team found itself in an unusual spot – out of the lead, back in sixth, and behind a local team …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, January 30, 2015

Trevor Hunt, Belmont boys’ basketball, 26 points, 12 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals, 2 blocks in 70-42 win Chay Cadarette, Belmont girls’ basketball, 7 points, 26 rebounds in 48-45 loss Madison Langan, Winnisquam girls basketball, 14 points, 14 rebounds in 58-34 loss Owen Kanter, Hopkinton boys’ Nordic skiing, …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, January 30, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (3) The Crimson Tide bested every team in the state at the NH Coaches Series race on Saturday. 2. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP (1) Undefeated matchup tonight: Coe-Brown (9-0) at Milford (8-0). 3. JOHN STARK-HOPKINTON BOYS’ …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, January 30, 2015

Freshmen results The Concord freshman girls’ basketball team defeated Bedford, 49-28. Ashley Kelley led the offense with 22 points, eight rebounds and six steals, while Catherine Reynolds led the defense with 14 steals. Jada Duvert and Caitlin Kelley rebounded well for the Crimson Tide (7-0). Middle school results …

Merrimack Valley School Board proposes $39 million budget, a 0.63 percent decrease

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The Merrimack Valley School Board has proposed a $39.04 million budget for fiscal year 2015. The budget, a 0.63 percent decrease from the current year, was criticized by some of the 50 people at a public hearing last night in Penacook. To fund the spending program, the district …

High schools: Pembroke too much for Concord in first D-I matchup between schools since 2004

Thursday, January 29, 2015

PEMBROKE – The Concord High and Pembroke Academy boys’ basketball teams have squared off in the Capital Area Holiday Tournament on several occasions in the last 10 years, but last night marked the first time since 2004 the …