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High schools: Concord girls’ team, Hopkinton’s Nadeau off to good starts in N.H. Coaches Series

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Local Nordic skiers fared well at the New Hampshire Coaches Series Race yesterday, especially on the girls’ side, with Concord winning the race and Hopkinton’s Sarah Nadeau taking the individual title in the 5K skate race hosted by White Mountains. The NH Coaches Series, featuring public and private high schools from all divisions, combines boys’ and girls’ team scores over …

High school Stars of the Day

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Sarah Nadeau, Hopkinton girls’ x-c ski, 1st place NH Coaches Series out of 145 skiers Kate Andy, Concord girls’ x-c ski, 3rd at NH Coaches Series Lilly Naimie, Bow girls’ x-c ski, 4th at NH Coaches Series Amandaline Tibbals, Concord girls’ hockey, 37 saves in 5-2 loss to first place Berlin-Gorham …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, January 25, 2015

JV result The Concord High JV girls’ basketball team earned its third win of the season, defeating Salem, 40-17. Concord outscored Salem 21-4 in the third quarter after trailing by three at halftime. Gabby Evans led all scorers with eight points, while Becca Zenor, Marissa Neal and Emily Otto did yeoman work on the boards. Middle school result The Kearsarge boys’ basketball team …

Concord’s Brown makes finals, finishes 16th in World Cup skeleton

Saturday, January 24, 2015

In just his third World Cup event, Concord’s Kyle Brown qualified for the second-run final round for the first time yesterday in St. Moritz, Switzerland. Brown completed the first run in 1:09.82 to finish among the top 20, …

The Insiders: Go to these events today and we promise not to give you any homework

Saturday, January 24, 2015

We’re going old school today in the most literal sense. Well, maybe not the absolute literal sense – we’re not moving into a tiny schoolhouse and slapping you across the knuckles with a ruler. But we’re throwing it back to the days when you used to review what …

At NHTI, U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster discusses President Obama’s community college plan with students, faculty

Saturday, January 24, 2015

First-year NHTI students Kayley Beers and Morgyn Soucy think more could be done to improve Concord’s community college than offering free tuition. Instead of giving up-front free tuition, as outlined by President Obama, they said the government could …

The Insiders: We’ve got three words for you, mac and cheese

Friday, January 23, 2015

There’s a lot you can do with macaroni and cheese. In addition to using just about any kind of cheese imaginable, you can add bacon, ham or pulled pork. You can even throw in some veggies if you’re into that kind of thing. And don’t forget to check …

High schools: No victories, but a ‘good day’ for Belmont Alpine skiers

Friday, January 23, 2015

Early rains made for tough conditions at yesterday’s slalom at Guntock in Gilford. But the Belmont High Alpine team wasn’t about to make excuses. Instead, the Red Raiders dug in and let their training session from Tuesday – …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, January 23, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP (3) The Bears beat Merrimack Valley to move to 8-0 and avenge last year’s finals loss. 2. BISHOP BRADY GIRLS’ HOOP (2) The 8-0 Green Giants will be tested tonight at 6-2 Goffstown. 3. CONCORD GIRLS’ …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Middle school results The Bow Memorial School basketball team defeated Laconia, 48-31. Bow was led by strong offense from Max Elsasser (13 points), Tom MacEachron (10) and Caleb Olson (eight). Jack Wixson and Corey Gott played a solid defensive game. Youth basketball The Chichester boys’ 7/8 basketball team …

The Insiders: It’s late January and cold, and that means it’s Black Ice hockey time

Thursday, January 22, 2015

It’s a little hard to admit this, having lived in New Hampshire for approximately 97 percent of our lives, but we can’t skate. Ice, roller, you name it and we can’t do it. So it’s probably a good thing that we didn’t sign up for the fifth annual …

U.S. Rep. Kuster’s NHTI roundtable to focus on access to education, workforce development

Thursday, January 22, 2015

U.S. Congresswoman Annie Kuster will host a roundtable discussion today in Concord, where she’ll talk about increasing access to community college and workforce development in New Hampshire. Kuster will be at NHTI, Concord’s community college, to learn about the school’s skill training programs and will also hear from …

PHOTOS: Black Ice Pond Hockey preps for annual tournament

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Volunteers came together yesterday to turn one frozen pond at White Park in Concord into eight hockey rinks in preparation for the fifth annual Black Ice Pond Hockey Championship. The three-day tournament begins today and ends on Sunday. …