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Pembroke junior Karli Loiselle (23) shoots the ball during Wednesday's game against Windham at Pembroke Academy, Mar. 4, 2015. Pembroke won, 58-38. 

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

High schools: Loiselle gives Pembroke the inside edge in 58-38 first-round win

Thursday, March 5, 2015

PEMBROKE – Karli Loiselle, Pembroke Academy’s tallest post player, gave away 3 inches to Windham’s 6-foot-1 power forward Casey Dinga. That’s the only thing Loiselle gave away last night. The Spartans’ junior forward scored 11 of her game-high 24 points in the third quarter, helping No. 5 Pembroke (14-5) extend a tenuous four-point halftime lead into an insurmountable 19-point advantage heading into the final quarter of the Spartans’ 58-38 victory over No. 12 Windham (7-12) in the first round of the Division II playoffs. “She’s definitely one of our leaders. She can take over a game with her offense, and also her defense,” Pembroke Coach …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Boys’ basketball Division III second round No. 10 Farmington (12-6) at No. 7 Winnisquam (14-4), 7 p.m. Head to head: The teams did not meet during the regular season. Notes: The Bears were chugging right along, riding a seven-game winning streak until a loss to No. 8 Gilford in the regular-season finale. Winnisquam must put that in the past in a hurry as …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Youth basketball The Concord Boys and Girls Club 3/4 grade girls’ team defeated Chester to advance in the Manchester Suburban League playoffs. The offense was led by Maddie Watcher, Isabelle Rivera, Sarah Taylor and Maddie Kelley. Defensively, Katie Vlacich, Julianna Palhof and Lilly Hackett held Chester scoreless in the first half. Delaney Duford and Kennedy Ramos played well on the boards. Annika Horne …

Concord Food Co-op to partner with Canterbury Shaker Village

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The Concord Food Co-op’s produce section will soon feature its own crops grown on the historic fields of Canterbury Shaker Village. The partnership announced yesterday by the two sides means the co-op will grow some of its own produce on-site and will provide it more space for classes, …

High school stars of the day

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Matt Giroux, Concord boys’ basketball, game high 30 points in loss Kaylee Montminy, Pembroke girls’ basketball, 17 points in win Brie Sullivan, Kearsarge girls’ basketball, 10 points, 14 rebounds in win Christian Serrano, Winnisquam boys’ basketball, 26 points, 7 assists, 4 rebounds and reached 1,000 points in 79-57 …

High schools: Stifling defense carries Bow girls’ basketball past Mascoma

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Offense hasn’t come easy for the Bow girls’ basketball team. Defense has been a different story, and the No. 13 Falcons told that story in their Division III first round tournament game last night against No. 20 Mascoma. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Youth hockey The Brine Team Sports Concord Capitals Mite travel team tied the West River Royals, 3-3, on Sunday. Colin Ala, Dawson Fancher and Tyler Fennelly scored with assists from Chili Cabot, Ala (two) and Fancher. Garrett Bishop and Liam Cripps played well between the pipes. Youth basketball …

People for Feb. 24, 2015

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

BELMONT Karl W. Wiech was named a National Merit Scholar semifinalist. He was selected based on his SAT scores of a perfect 800 in math and reading and a 710 in writing. Daniel Iacopucci was named New Hampshire’s high school youth volunteer in the Prudential Spirit of Community …

High schools: Brady-Trinity girls’ hockey team has eyes on a home quarterfinal

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

A playoff berth – the team’s second straight in its three-year existence – is already secure, so next on the agenda is a first-ever home playoff game. The Bishop Brady-Trinity girls’ hockey team came into the final week …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Girls’ basketball Division III first round No. 20 Mascoma (5-13) at No. 13 Bow (9-9), 7 p.m. Head to head: Bow had its way with Mascoma, 50-22, in early January. Notes: It’s been an up-and-down season for the young Falcons (just one senior on the team). At their …

High school Stars of the Day

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Ann Margaret Discisio, Bishop Brady/Trinity girls’ hockey, 3 goals, 2 assists in 6-2 win Henry Yianakopolos, Hopkinton boys’ basketball, 18 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists, 10 steals in win Mac Struthers, Coe-Brown boys’ basketball, 12 points, 10 rebounds in loss …

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: …