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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, March 30, 2015

College standouts Several area athletes stood out for the Franklin Pierce University track & field team at this weekend’s Snowflake Classic at Tufts. Colton Ham, a junior from Webster, took second in the 3,000 in 9:01.95, while Concord’s B.J. Smith was seventh in 9:36.03. Loudon’s Chris Bohi was second in the javelin at 51.2 meters, and Northwood’s Samantha Toscano was fourth in the triple jump at 10.14 meters. Youth basketball …

Headmaster? Principal? Opposition mounts against name change at Pembroke Academy

Sunday, March 29, 2015

What’s in a name? That which Pembroke Academy calls a headmaster by any other name would govern as well. Or would it? That’s the question, brought by hundreds of petitioners, that will soon face the Pembroke School Board – for a second time. In September, there was no fanfare when the school board for the 196-year-old, private-turned-public high school decided to update the …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Cap City hoop academy Cap City Basketball Academy will hold a five-week skills and drills clinic beginning today 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 …

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 …

Town Crier for March 8, 2015

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Allenstown Strengthen your bones at the Suncook Senior Center ∎ Bone Builders will be held Monday and Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the Suncook Senior Center; this is a great program to held with bone strength. ∎ Remember to vote Tuesday at St. John the Baptist Parish Hall, 10 School …

High schools: Thomas scores 1,000th, but Bishop Brady girls upset by Goffstown

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Bishop Brady senior Sarah Thomas passed the 1,000-point plateau last night when she buried a 3-pointer early in the second quarter of the Green Giants’ Division II quarterfinal against No. 6 Goffstown. It was a landmark moment for …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Youth basketball Bow defeated Hudson, 47-20, in the Manchester Suburban League Division I 5th/6th-grade boys’ basketball playoffs. Matthew Lamy (12 points, 22 rebounds), Nicholas McGovern (11 points, 22 rebounds) and Shaun Lover (11 points) led the offense. Alex Boisvert had a great game off the bench and Evan …

Chichester School District: Budget, teachers’ contract spark passionate debate at annual meeting

Saturday, March 7, 2015

With an amendment to cut $300,000 out of the Chichester School District’s budget on the floor, moderator Doug Hall made an exception to allow an unregistered voter to speak at the annual meeting. A blond-haired boy barely as …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, March 7, 2015

High school tournaments today Boys’ hockey Division I quarterfinals No. 6 St. Thomas (10-8-0) at No. 3 Concord (13-4-1), 5:30 p.m. Head to head: Concord shut out the Saints, 2-0, just 10 days ago. Notes: There won’t be many surprises, since the teams faced off in the final …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Youth basketball In Concord Parks & Recreation 7th/8th grade boys’ basketball semifinal action, the White Knights defeated the Red Team, 28-20. Steven West and Christian Waldron led the Knights with eight points apiece. Nikolai Bofinger and Andrew Champagne anchored the defense. For the Red Team, Tommy Martin led …