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High schools: Hopkinton boys upended by Gilford in second round

Friday, March 6, 2015

GILFORD – Hopkinton had three goals before last night’s playoff game – hold No. 8 Gilford to 40 points, shoot 25 free throws and outrebound the Golden Eagles. The ninth-seeded Hawks reached one of those goals, but one wasn’t enough. Hopkinton was just 4-for-7 from the line, Gilford had a 33-20 advantage on the glass and the Eagles came away …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Friday, March 6, 2015

High school tournaments today Girls’ hockey Division I quarterfinals No. 6 Concord (10-8-0) at No. 3 Bishop Brady-Trinity (12-6-0), 7:30 p.m. H ead to head: Brady-Trinity swept the regular-season series, winning 6-1 in December and 6-2 just six days ago. Notes: A look at the two regular-season results would suggest Brady-Trinity is the odds-on favorite, but both coaches know the teams are a …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, March 6, 2015

Unified result Bow lost to Hollis-Brookline, 38-30, in the first round of the Unified Division I basketball tournament. Jack Rich had 16 points to lead the way for the Falcons, while Zach Jukoski played well defensively and chipped in with four points. J.J. Chern, James Petzold, Christian Robison, Keith Descoteaux and Collin Devaney each added two points. JV result The Coe-Brown boys’ JV …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, March 6, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) wasn’t bothered by the two-week delay for the D-II championships, crusing to the title. 2. BRADY BOYS’ ALPINE SKIING (3) had Sam Marshall finish fourth in the GS and sixth in the slalom at the …

The Insiders: Sit inside this evening, where the ice is only for people to play hockey on

Thursday, March 5, 2015

We’ve all had front row seats to some ice for about three months now, which is sort of like having season tickets to an emotional beatdown, but not all such situations are created equal. For instance, if we …

Two new CVS locations add purple bags

Thursday, March 5, 2015

The CVS Pharmacy stores at 157 Loudon Road and 4 Hall St. are both now selling purple trash bags. A total of 22 locations now sell the city bags. A 30-gallon bag is $2, and a 15-gallon bag …

Bird watching

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Two red-tailed hawks, a male and a female, were spotted in Concord’s West End on Friday morning by Margaret Porter. …

Letter: Politics by intimidation

Thursday, March 5, 2015

I just got finished reading Harry Judd’s op-ed lamenting the recent lack of civility in local government (Monitor Forum, Feb. 27). I found his piece deeply troubling. Nobody gets wealthy or accumulates power as a member of the board of selectman or as a volunteer whatever. These loudmouths …

Letter: An expensive habit

Thursday, March 5, 2015

First of all, no one should be forced to be outside because they do not have a place to stay warm in this terrible winter weather. A Monitor front-page story on Feb. 18 told about Scott Titus and Kimberly Graham being homeless and trying to get into the …

Letter: Ives for selectman

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Loudon is a great place to live. I have spent the past 18 years of my life working to keep it that way. I was on the zoning board for three terms and have been on the board of selectmen for three terms. I’ve also been a member …

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 …

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 …

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 …