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National Guard commander convicted in Texas sex trafficking case

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Raymond Valas, a 41-year-old commanding officer in the New Hampshire National Guard, was found guilty yesterday by a federal jury in Texas of sex trafficking of a minor. Valas, of Bow, was accused of soliciting sex from a 15-year-old prostitute while in Texas last year after a four-month aid mission to El Salvador. He had admitted to meeting with the girl, but argued that it was strictly for an academic …

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 Miller. ∎ The Henniker Huskies Squirt 2 team lost to Keene Squirt 2, 7-0. Despite strong …

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 …

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, …

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 …

High school Player of the Season for golf

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Doug Champagne SCHOOL: Bow High HONORS/STATS: The sophomore finished third individually in Division III and led Bow to a second straight undefeated championship season. THREE FAVORITE THINGS: Being with friends, listening to music and watching golf. What is …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Youth hockey The Angelina’s Ristaurante CYHA Peewee 1 team beat Stoneham, 4-1. Brett Patnode was involved in all four goals, recording two goals and two assists. Ronan Walsh scored the other two goals. Goalie Alex Reynolds was strong in net, with defensemen Colin O’Brien, CJ Smethurst, Ben Daniels …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, November 17, 2014

Youth basketball The Bow grade 3/4 girls’ basketball team defeated Bedford, 25-12, at the Bedford Basketball Jamboree. Lyndsey and Isabella LaPerle combined for 16 points, while Alexandra Larrabee (four points) and Ellie Pingree led the team in rebounds. Megan Landcastle had several assists while Kendall Murray played tough …

Police: Unlicensed girl drove 118 mph in wrong direction on I-93

Sunday, November 16, 2014

An unlicensed 16-year-old girl drove 118 mph in the wrong direction over a 37-mile stretch of interstates 93 and 293 early yesterday morning, according to a press release issued by New Hampshire State Police Troop B. The girl attracted the attention of the Tilton Police Department and several …

Bow tax rate to decline by about 2 percent

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Property values in Bow are on the rise. That is helping drive down the town’s tax rate for the first time in at least eight years, Town Manager David Stack said. Based on new assessments, the tax rate should decline roughly 2 percent from $30.19 per $1,000 of …

Division III football: Undefeated Bow stunned by Campbell in semifinals

Saturday, November 15, 2014

BOW – The fans lingered by the field in stunned silence while players on the Bow football team huddled near each other at midfield in shared dejection, some able to hide their tears, others making no attempt. Meanwhile, …