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Boscawen Selectman candidate Mark Varney replaces the campaign sign in front of his house with a new sturdier sign on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Varney screwed the signs into large wooden stakes to better withstand plowing.

(CAMERON JOHNSON / Monitor staff)

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 Varney, a candidate for the Boscawen Board of Selectmen, to attach his new campaign signs to wooden stakes. He had held off …

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 victory over Goffstown (13-5). The win also avenged a 43-31 loss Brady suffered on the …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Brendan Johnson, Brady boys basketball, 1,000th career point in 80-73 win Cassidy Emerson, Concord girls’ basketball, 22 points, 4 steals in win Jourdain Bell, Brady boys’ basketball, 30 points, 6 assists Shannon Drouin, Brady girls’ basketball, 8 4th quarter points in 55-49 win Cassidy Huckins, MV girls’ basketball, 19 points in 52-30 win Katie Steeves, Pittsfield girls’ basketball, 16 points, 10 rebounds in …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Devi Kraushaar, Kearsarge girls’ basketball, 16 points, 10 rebounds in 41-35 win Drew McQuarrie, John Stark boys’ basketball, 22 points, 14 rebounds in 57-45 loss Maddie Clark, Hopkinton girls’ basketball, 16 points in 32-31 win Dominic Timbas, Pembroke boys’ basketball, 21 points, 8 rebounds in 45-43 win Brooke …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Merrimack hoops league champs The Bow 1 boys’ basketball team (pictured) was crowned Merrimack Basketball League high school division champions. Bow defeated New Boston 2 in the semifinals, 51-42, and Concord Boys and Girls Club in the final, …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, February 21, 2015

High school tournaments today Indoor track Division I championships At UNH’s Paul Sweet Oval, 9:30 a.m. S chedule of events: 9:30 a.m. – High jump (girls then boys), long jump (boys/girls), shot put (boys/girls); 9:30 a.m. – 4x800 relay (girls/boys); trials (boys/girls) for 55 hurdles and 55 dash, …

High schools: Defense leads Pittsfield girls’ basketball team to another victory

Friday, February 20, 2015

Pittsfield High girls’ basketball Coach Steve Langevin says “(defense) is what we live by.” For his Panthers, that was certainly true again last night. The Panthers (12-5) held Derryfield (1-17) to four points in the first quarter and …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, February 20, 2015

Gabby Bartlett, Pittsfield girls’ basketball, career high 6 3s (18 points) in 47-27 win Brooke Vien, Pittsfield girls’ basketball, 17 points, 7 steals, 5 rebounds Amanda Blier, Winnisquam girls’ basketball, 26 points in 48-41 win Lauren Marsh, Franklin girls’ basketball, 17 points, 14 rebounds in 51-40 loss …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, February 20, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (1) won its 7th straight D-I title as Erin Waters won her third straight classic championship race. 2. BISHOP BRADY BOYS’ ALPINE SKIING (2) used its depth to win a second straight D-III title and …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, February 20, 2015

Unified basketball The Concord High Unified basketball team fell short against Merrimack Valley, 35-27. Leading the Tide were Brendan McEwen with five points, and Nicholas Seybold, Drew Nadeau, Thomas Boyce and Connor Reid, who all chipped in four. Taylor Bisson and Maxwell Rand led the defense. JV result …

University of New England Honor Roll

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The following area students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine. ALLENSTOWN: Justin Gover ALTON: Anthony Krivitzky, Rebecca Krivitsky, Timothy O’Gara, Ashlee Roy BARNSTEAD: Anthony Frangione BOW: Brooke Marshall, Taylor Vogt BRISTOL: Allison Symonds CANTERBURY: Rebecca …

Thanks a Million: Digging out the school

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Chichester families and community members would like to express our appreciation to Chichester Central School Board members, maintenance staff, and Principal Brian Beaverstock! These individuals braved the arctic weather and severe windchill temperatures on the roof of Chichester …

People for Feb. 20, 2015

Thursday, February 19, 2015

ALLENSTOWN Marissa Vachon was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Assumption College in Worcester, Mass. ANDOVER Shawna Barton received a Who’s Who Among Students award from Colby-Sawyer College. She is a psychology major. BOW Samantha De Maria was named to the dean’s list for …