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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 team offensively were Lover (six points), Myles Rheinhardt (six) and four others with four points each. Andrew Driscoll led the team in assists and Nick McGovern was strong on the glass. Bow went 5-0 in the tournament to claim the title. Members of the team are: (back row, l-r) Austin Brummett, Nick McGovern, Shaun Lover, Matthew Lamy; (front row, l-r) Cooper Larrabee, Evan Provost, Alex Boisvert, Andrew …

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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 women’s basketball team to a 62-56 victory over Lyndon State. ∎ Bow’s Richard Jenkins was part …

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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 …

High school cross country 2014 All-Star teams announced

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Coe-Brown claimed six of the 10 spots on the Division II cross country girls’ All-Star Team, and 14 area runners overall were honored by the New Hampshire cross country coaches. Coe-Brown’s Davio DeLuca made the Division II boys’ All-Star team, joining Julia Cormier, Elisabeth Danis, Brooke Laskowsky, Hannah …

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

AG's report: Logger’s death in Canterbury likely an accident

Thursday, November 13, 2014

State investigators have determined that the logger found fatally injured next to his skidder last winter in Canterbury likely died of an accidental gun discharge – not a homicide, as his family has said it was initially told. …

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 …

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Supporters of art show deserve kudos This fall, I had a unique opportunity to work with NH Audubon. I spent the summer documenting nine NH Audubon Wildlife Sanctuaries and created a fine art photography exhibit that was on display at the McLane Center in Concord for two months …

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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 …