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Merrimack Valley senior Cole Remillard jumps up for a shot during Monday's game at Merrimack Valley High School in Concord.  (Alan MacRae/for the Monitor)

High schools: Merrimack Valley stays up in standings with win over Kingswood

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

With the regular season coming to a close at the end of the week, the Merrimack Valley boys’ basketball team is looking towards the playoffs. The Pride (13-4) guaranteed itself a top six seed in the Division II tournament with a 81-58 victory over Kingswood (0-17). The winless Knights kept it close early on with MV leading 23-15 after the …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Girls’ basketball Division I first round No. 16 Concord (3-15) at No. 1 Bedford (16-2), 7 p.m. Head to head: Bedford topped Concord, 53-25, in the season opener. Notes: Concord knows it’s got quite a challenge on its hands, taking on a team that’s lost just two regular-season games the last two seasons. In the early-season meeting, Concord stayed within striking distance through …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Youth basketball champs The 7/8 grade division 1 boys’ Concord Boy’s & Girl’s Club team (above) defeated the Bow Wildcats, 48-37, to capture the Bow Athletic Club Tournament Championship. Concord was led by MVP Eric Sullivan (13 points, 11 rebounds, five steals) and Janvier Ahishakiye (10 points). Sullivan and Ahishakiye were both named …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Youth hockey The EPTAM Plastics Concord Capitals Peewee 3 hockey team capped off an undefeated Granite State League Tier IV season. In the semifinals, they beat Hanover, 2-1, behind goals from Noah Lewis and Ben Marceau. Cortland Miller, …

Police: Habitual offender arrested after swerving at 109 mph in Bow

Sunday, March 1, 2015

A Manchester man previously convicted of driving while intoxicated was arrested and charged with the same offense after he was seen driving 109 mph on Interstate 93 in Bow yesterday, the police said. Tommie Campbell, 38, was charged …

High schools: Brady-Trinity girls beat Concord, earn higher seed for playoff rematch

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Bishop Brady-Trinity Coach Dan Earley was worried about this matchup. Anything can happen when two rivals play, especially when the rival in question is the Concord girls’ hockey team. “(Concord is) 10 times better than they were at …

Winnisquam’s Mills, Concord’s Tarwo win wrestling titles; Tide finishes second as a team

Sunday, March 1, 2015

NASHUA – As he played through pain during this football season, Winnisquam’s Richie Mills wasn’t sure he would be able to wrestle this winter. He had compartment syndrome in his lower leg – too much muscle, which caused …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, March 1, 2015

JV results The Coe-Brown Northwood Academy girls’ JV basketball team (pictured) concluded a perfect 18-0 season with Friday’s 48-18 victory at Kennett. Leading scorers included Shannon Riley and Catie Langdon with nine points each, followed by Haley Dunn …

Town Crier for March 1, 2015

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Allenstown Share your verses and rhymes at the Poets Corner ∎ Poets Corner will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at the Suncook Senior Center. For more information, call 485-4254. ∎ The Allenstown Historical Society will meet Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Suncook Business Park off Rt.28 on Lavoie …

People for Feb. 28, 2015

Saturday, February 28, 2015

BOW Kimberly DeStefano was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Assumption College in Worcester, Mass. Logan Whalley was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Delaware. Darin Berrigan …

Former NH Guard commander sentenced to 15 years for child sex trafficking

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Ray Valas, a former New Hampshire National Guard commander convicted last fall of soliciting sex from an underage prostitute, has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison. Valas, 41, of Bow, was found guilty in November of …

Election Day nearing, local candidates can’t wait for snow to melt to post signs

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Campaign signs are one of the few ways a candidate can boost name recognition in local elections. So making sure those signs aren’t blanketed in snow or plowed into a snowbank is important. This is what led Mark …

High schools: Bishop Brady girls undefeated at home to wrap up No. 3 seed

Saturday, February 28, 2015

The Bishop Brady girls’ basketball team has a simple mantra: “Defend the home court.” For the third straight season, the Green Giants (16-2) accomplished that mission, wrapping up yet another undefeated regular-season home record with last night’s 55-49 …