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High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Karli Loiselle, Pembroke girls’ basketball, 18 points in 40-33 win Luke Luneau, Hopkinton boys’ basketball, 24 points, 13 rebounds Dana Bean, Franklin boys’ basketball, 25 points in 64-59 win Kenny Torres, Franklin boys’ basketball, 22 points, including 10 in the fourth, in 64-59 win Matt Ehrenberg, Bow boys’ basketball, 25 points, 8 rebounds Abby Ahern, Coe-Brown girls basketball, 11 points, 14 rebounds Lea Crompton, Bow girls’ basketball, 17 points, 6 …

Pembroke girls heat up in fourth quarter to down MV, 40-33

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

PEMBROKE – The Pembroke Academy girls’ basketball team struggled to find its way in the third quarter last night against Merrimack Valley. Luckily for the Spartans, they had the fourth quarter to make up for it. Host Pembroke watched a four-point halftime lead turn into an eight-point deficit, but the Spartans ran off …

High schools: Practice pays off for Belmont boys’ basketball team

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

If his Belmont boys’ basketball team was going to pick up a season-opening win last night against Somersworth, Jim Cilley knew the Red Raiders needed to change some things after what he called a “disappointing performance” in a scrimmage against Hopkinton last week. “I went back and looked at the tape and saw that I wasn’t pushing the boys as hard as I …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, November 24, 2014

Youth basketball The Bow 5/6 A boys’ basketball team (pictured) rolled to a 53-30 victory over Bedford in the Bedford Basketball Tournament Championship game, led by Cooper Larrabee’s 14 points and Shaun Lover’s prolific rebounding. Also leading the …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, November 23, 2014

College standouts Concord’s Joe Graffy made eight saves as the Brandeis men’s soccer team defeated Amherst, 1-0 (6-5 on PKs) to advance to the Division III Tournament quarterfinals. It was Graffy’s 15th shutout of the season. ∎ Tiffany Lewis of Hillsboro had 11 rebounds to help the Plymouth State …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Youth hockey The Henniker Huskies Squirt 1 Gap Mountain Drilling team tied the Rochester Blackhawks, 3-3. Nick Osborne, Ben Mordarski and Owen Jones had the goals. Assists came from Modarski and Levi Jones. Evelyn Irizarry, Dillon O’Sullivan and Kiernan King also played well in front of goalie Aidan …

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 …

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 …

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 …

High school soccer All-State teams

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Twin State Lions Cup soccer games will have a distinctly local feel next summer, with eight girls and four boys from the area competing for New Hampshire when it takes on its counterparts from Vermont. Pembroke’s Kristin Kezar and Molly Hamilton, Bow’s Lilly Naimie and Lauren Scarpetti, …

After 100 years, Canterbury/Boscawen bridge knocked down, removed

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Removing the old Boscawen/Canterbury bridge required town officials to do what the bridge had done for more than 100 years: meet in the middle. Contractors collapsed the bridge into the Merrimack River and removed the second section yesterday. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Youth hockey The New Hampshire Distributors, Inc. Concord Capitals peewee 2 team lost to Winchester, Mass., 6-3. Alex Pfiefer (two goals) and Knox Brown scored for Concord, with an assist coming from Cabot Lineberry. Adam Omundson played strong in goal. ∎ The Concord Mites travel team defeated the Laconia …

100-year-old slate roof replaced at Boscawen 1913 Library

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The 100-year-old slate roof at the Boscawen 1913 Library is being replaced. Supporters of the brick building, named to the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance’s “Seven to Save” last year, have planned for a new roof for years. The two-week project includes replacing broken tiles and repairing adjoining woodwork. …