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Announcements: Bakers and aviation art wanted

Thursday, February 26, 2015

EPSOM Attention bakers The Friends of the Epsom Public Library are hosting a Meet the Candidates forum March 1 at 2 p.m. and are seeking homemade pies and breads for the event. Email Virginia Drew at zekecat12000@yahoo.com. Aviation art contest The Aviation Museum of New Hampshire is requesting submissions from high school students for a state-wide juried art exhibition to be held in April at the Aviation Museum of New …

Letter: A misguided ban

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives recently proposed a ban on the common SS109/M855 green tip 5.56 mm ammunition popular in AR-15 style rifles. This popular round is slated to be banned by the ATF as it is said to be “armor penetrating” due to its steel tip, as opposed to common lead ball. This ruling was supposed to protect police …

High schools: Brady boys’ basketball team loses to unbeaten Portsmouth in overtime

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Total effort, dueling runs, circus shots and an electric game that wasn’t decided until the last. That’s what everyone – the players, the coaches and the fans and media who packed Bishop Brady’s gym – expected when Portsmouth met Brady last night in showdown between two of Division II’s elite boys’ basketball teams. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Hockey state champions The Eastern Bank Concord Capital Squirt 1s (pictured) won the NH Tier 1 state championship after defeating the Manchester Flames in the state finals. The Capitals went undefeated in the regular season and continued that …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, February 23, 2015

Basketball champs The Bow 2 7th/8th-grade girls narrowly defeated Weare to win the Merrimack Basketball Division 1 championship. Both teams played exceptionally well. All Bow girls contributed to the win. Members of the championship team (pictured above) are: …

High schools: Kearsarge pours on the offense in hockey win over Laconia-Winnisquam

Monday, February 23, 2015

BOYS’ HOCKEY Kearsarge 7, Laconia-Winnisquam 1 Key players: Kearsarge – Cody Rowe (19 saves), Caleb Cochran (2 goals), Jakob Arnold (goal, assist), Tristan Rowe (2 assists); Laconia-Winnisquam – Brayden Harriman (saved 48 of 52 shots through two periods), Nick Snyder (scored shorthanded 5-on-3) Highlights/key moments: Elliot Tucker’s unassisted …

Indoor track championships: Coe-Brown girls win third straight D-II title, while MV finish runner-up

Sunday, February 22, 2015

DURHAM – The indoor track and field championships finally took place yesterday after being postponed two times due to snow, but for those who handled the modified training schedules and a change in venue, it was worth the …

D-III wrestling championship: Duquette leads Winnisquam to third; Stark claims four individual titles

Sunday, February 22, 2015

LITCHFIELD – He had been cutting it close all day long. But that’s the way Christian Duquette wrestles. It’s how he’s comfortable. Turns out, he’s pretty successful doing things that way, too. Duquette rallied for a dramatic win …

High schools: Hopkinton’s Nadeau sweeps at Nordic Meet of Champions

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Hopkinton’s Sarah Nadeau left little doubt who’s fastest on snow. The Hawks junior won both the classic and freestyle races at yesterday’s Nordic skiing Meet of Champions at Bretton Woods. Nadeau won the classic race in 34:08.5, besting runner-up Mary Kretchmer of Kingswood by 19 seconds. In the …

High school indoor track All-State teams

Sunday, February 22, 2015

DIVISION I ALL-STATE Boys Noah Bellomo, Alvirne Isiah Bolden, Dover Justin Carbone, Exeter Angel Feliz, Concord Ryan Hanley, Winnacunnet Zakari Jenkins, Nashua North Starlin Ortiz, Londonderry Evan Paterson, Nashua South Jeff Reddy, Pinkerton Matt Robinson, Pinkerton Christian Seaver, Dover TJ Urbanik, Pinkerton Blake Williams, Merrimack Ryan Wittenberg, Dover …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Basketball champs The Bow girls won the MBL 5/6 Division 2 basketball championship over Hillsboro. The offense was led by AnnMarie Penney (12 points, eight rebounds), Ally Boone (eight points, three steals) and Katelin Howe (six points, two …

D-II indoor track winners

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Coe-Brown Ariel Clachar (long jump), 4x800 relay Merrimack Valley Kristie Schoffield (600, 3,000), Meredith Ramsey (300), 4x160 relay, 4x400 relay Kearsarge Zach Astle, shot put …

Wrestling champions

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Division I (With result of championship match) 106 pounds Mark Hoyt, Concord, 6-4 in OT Division III 113 pounds Ben Widmann, John Stark, 17-3 132 pounds Nick Widmann, John Stark, 17-0 138 pounds Terry Zervos, John Stark, 3-2 170 pounds Richie Mills, Winnisquam, pin 182 pounds Christian Duquette, …