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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Cap City hoop academy Cap City Basketball Academy will hold a five-week skills and drills clinic beginning tomorrow for children of all skill levels from kindergarten to grade 12. The clinics will be held at Bishop Brady High on consecutive Sundays with the exception of Easter weekend, when they’ll be held on Saturday (April 4). Skill levels are: Little ballers (K-inexperienced 3rd-graders) from 9:30-10:50 a.m.; Junior ballers (experienced 3rd-graders-4th grade) …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, March 27, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (6) beat all comers at the NH Series Coaches Races and dominated its sport like no other team. 2. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ BASKETBALL (1) lived up to the preseason hype with a 22-0 record and a Division II championship. 3. BISHOP BRADY BOYS’ ALPINE SKIING (5) didn’t lose a race in …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, March 27, 2015

603 Elite basketball 603 Elite will be holding spring-session basketball workouts at New England College every Saturday starting April 4 and running six weeks through May 9. Boys and girls in grades 6-12 are invited to come work on their game. Girls’ sessions will be from 10 a.m.-noon, while boys will be from noon-2 p.m. Visit 603Elite.com for more information. CHS boys’ soccer …

Pembroke boys’ basketball team wins OT thriller to advance to D-I quarterfinals

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Max Curran’s 44 points and 20 rebounds led the sixth-seeded Pembroke boys’ basketball team to a 91-87 overtime victory over No. 11 Manchester Memorial in the first round of the Division I boys’ basketball tournament last night. The Spartans (10-7) trailed at the half, 43-38, and at the …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Twin State Baseball Classic After an 11-year hiatus, the Twin State Baseball Classic, featuring many of the top high school seniors from Vermont and New Hampshire, will return to the diamond. Originally held from 1983 to 2004, the renewal of Twin State Baseball Classic will take place at …

Chichester: Incumbent wins write-in campaign for selectman

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

It was the year of the write-in campaign in Chichester. Incumbent Selectmen Chairman Richard DeBold took 41 percent of the vote to win another term on the board, despite having initially chosen not to run because he’s moving …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Boys’ hockey Division I semifinals At JFK Coliseum, Manchester No. 3 Concord (14-4-1) vs. No. 2 Pinkerton (14-3-2), 5:30 p.m. Previous tournament games: Concord edged No. 6 St. Thomas, 2-1. Pinkerton escaped No. 7 Exeter, 2-1 in overtime. Head to head: Pinkerton beat the Tide, 3-0, in early …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Basketball champions The Blue Knights Christa McAuliffe No. 2 team defeated Broken Ground No. 2, 25-19, to win the Concord Recreation 5th- and 6th-grade boys’ basketball championship. Pictured: front row (l-r), Tanner Reale, Rafe Pollack, David Bean, Will …

D-II boys’ basketball: MV tastes tournament victory for first time in 13 years

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

It has been 4,758 days. The last time the Merrimack Valley boys’ basketball team won a playoff game was on Feb. 28, 2002. Kevin O’Brien, the Pride’s current head coach who is in his second year back coaching …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Seacoast United College Showcase The Seacoast Express United U18 Girls competed in the Seacoast United College Showcase this past weekend and finished as the finalist in their U18 group. Seacoast Express beat the first two teams from Massachusetts and Connecticut at SNHU to advance to the final at …

Ray Duckler: Don’t be chicken; step right up and speak your mind

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

One night many years ago, a group of chickens hell-bent on revenge invaded the Northwood town meeting, pecking everything in their path. You could have knocked the residents over with a feather as the commando chickens fanned out …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, March 9, 2015

Youth basketball In the Concord Parks and Recreation 5th/6th boys’ basketball championship game, the Blue Knights Christa McAuliffe-2 team defeated the Black Broken Ground-2 team, 25-19. Tanner Reale led the winners with nine points, David Bean had six points and Colby Gourley played excellent and added three points. …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Monday, March 9, 2015

Boys’ basketball Division II first round No. 14 Souhegan (6-12) at No. 3 Bishop Brady (14-4), 7 p.m. Head to head: Brady beat the Sabers on the road, 76-60. Notes: When the teams met in mid-February, Brady was in the midst of a five-game winning streak. The Giants …