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Final pound-for-pound fall high school rankings

Friday, November 21, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS X-C (1) First in Division II, first at the Meet of Champions, second in New England and No. 1 here. 2. BOW GOLF (3) The three-time Division III champs haven’t lost a match since 2012. 3. BOW GIRLS’ SOCCER (2) The two-time champs had four players, and one coach, on the D-III All-State First Team. 4. COE-BROWN BOYS’ X-C (4) These Bears were first in D-II, sixth at the MOC and 24th in New England. 5. HOPKINTON BOYS’ SOCCER (6) The Hawks (19-1) outscored their opponents 75-10, but lost on PKs in the final. 6. BOW FOOTBALL …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, November 21, 2014

Tilton School result The Tilton School boys’ basketball team (3-0) defeated Spire Institute, 97-57. Six Rams scored in double figures – Franklin Porter (20 points), Brett Hanson (16), Connor O’Neill (16), Terance Mann (14), Anthony Green (10) and Sarju Patel (10). Mann and Hanson paced the team with eight and six assists, respectively, while the leading rebounders were Mann, Hanson and Joey Roberts …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Middle school result The Rundlett Middle School girls’ basketball A team fell to Hudson. Marissa Payne (nine points) and Ananya Nadeau (five points) led the offense. Carly Torrence, Helen Massah and Shrey Dua played well defensively. St. Paul’s result The St. Paul’s School girls’ varsity hockey team opened its season with a 4-0 win over Holderness. Sam Nolan scored a breakaway goal off …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, November 15, 2014

High school tournaments today Football Division III South championship No. 2 Campbell (7-2) at No. 1 Bow (9-0), 1 p.m. Previous tournament games: Bow beat No. 4 Bishop Brady, 54-14. Campbell handled No. 3 Somersworth, 34-19. head to head: The Falcons downed Campbell, 35-7, in the season opener …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, November 14, 2014

Youth football champs The Bow Youth Football 7th-grade team (pictured above) defeated Gilford, 26-0, in the Granite State Football League Championship Junior Varsity division. Bow ended its season with a 9-1 record, averaging 33 points per game on …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, November 14, 2014

Team (with last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS X-C (1) Elisabeth Danis and Hannah Parker led the Bears to 2nd place at New Englands. 2. BOW girls’ soccer (6) A second straight D-III title, their third in five …

High school field hockey All-State teams 2014

Friday, November 14, 2014

Twelve area players earned First Team All-State recognition from the New Hampshire Field Hockey Coaches Association, and two of those players were chosen for the New Hampshire Twin State Team that will take on Vermont next June. Winnisquam’s Erin McNamara was named Division III Player of the Year …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Tilton School results The Tilton School varsity girls’ soccer team defeated Gould Academy, 1-0, in the NEPSAC Class D quarterfinals. The winner came with less than five minutes left in the half when Bry Clark threw a ball into Caitlin Rotonnelli, who dished it back to Clark for …

Hosmer named District 7 state senator after recount

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Nearly seven hours after the red tape on the first box of ballots was unsealed by Secretary of State Bill Gardner, Andrew Hosmer was officially re-elected as the District 7 state senator. A 132-vote difference between Hosmer, the …

People for Nov. 12, 2014

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

CONCORD Debra Miller, vice president, external affairs, NH Community Loan Fund and chair, will be honored by Whittier Street Health Center during Whittier’s annual “Saving the Health of the Community” international gospel concert November 22 at Berklee College of Music in Boston. She is the chair of Whittier’s …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Youth hockey The Concord Capitals mite travel played two games over the weekend, falling first, 6-3, to the West River Royals, but finishing with a 6-2 victory over Oyster River. In the first game, Colin Ala (two) and Dawson Fancher scored goals, while Garret Bishop played well in …

Retired Air Force colonel’s off-the-cuff Veterans Day speech steals the show

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

After the state’s top political leaders made carefully prepared remarks at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery yesterday, the guest speaker came on and stole the show, speaking from his heart with no prepared notes. Retired Air Force …

Ray Duckler: The start of a tradition, on a day made for tradition

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Kathleen Vincent chose to be with her husband during yesterday’s Veterans Day ceremony in Boscawen. She sat in the grass, legs outstretched, one ankle crossed over the other. Her right shoulder rested against one end of his headstone, …