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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 …

Letter: Where’s the sand?

Thursday, January 22, 2015

I am writing to express my curiosity about the Department of Transportation’s lack of sand for Route 93. Multi-car accidents, both sides of 93 closed, running out of ambulances and tow trucks – am I missing something regarding the use of sand on the highway? People are getting …

Letter: Ride Concord’s wave

Thursday, January 22, 2015

This is in response to your request for ways to boost the mall’s popularity (Monitor, Jan. 14). I feel Concord needs something to bring more people to this city all year round. My suggestion is to create an indoor amusement park with a wave pool or a lazy …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Ben Nelson, Concord hockey, 20 saves for shutout Mayson Kimball, MV girls’ basketball, 22 points, 11 rebounds, 6 assists in 43-41 win Karli Loiselle, Pembroke girls’ basketball, 14 points in 43-41 loss Hannah Murdough, H-D girls’ basketball, 10 points in 37-19 win (team’s first of season) Jasmine Bell, …

High schools: Nelson, Concord blank Hanover, 3-0, for season sweep

Thursday, January 22, 2015

For the first time since 2010, the Concord High boys’ hockey team completed a regular-season sweep of Hanover; 2010 was also the last time Concord won the state championship. Now, let’s not get ahead of ourselves, but the …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Futsal champions The Tartan Army U14 Futsal team won the NH Futsal U14 championship. Team members picture above are: Daniel Aybar, Liam Conery, John Walter Elsnau, Alasdair Ferrier, Tomek Hill, Max Keef, Mick Leahy, Becket O’Neil, Luke Ramsey …

Helped by Kimball’s 22 points, MV girls edge Pembroke, 43-41

Thursday, January 22, 2015

PENACOOK – Mayson Kimball wasn’t in uniform during her team’s seven-point loss to Pembroke two games into the regular season. So in last night’s rematch, the junior forward made sure to formally introduced herself. Kimball lit up the floor during the first two quarters of the Merrimack Valley …

South Sudan lifts suspension of marathoner Miading Miaker

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Guor Miading Miaker’s quest to represent his homeland of South Sudan in the 2016 Olympic marathon is back on, the 2005 Concord High graduate wrote on his Facebook page yesterday. “I like to inform you that the situation …

Money Trail: Presidential primary in focus at rebellion rally

Thursday, January 22, 2015

When Crazy Larry took the microphone in front of the State House yesterday, he did something that momentarily proved his newly adopted moniker. He told a hundreds-strong crowd of activists for campaign finance reform that their stance toward …

After bear deaths linked to chocolate, N.H. Fish and Game to propose changes to bait regulations

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Four bears were found dead in September because of heart failure triggered by an overdose of chocolate that had been put out as bait. The results of toxicology and necropsy reports revealing the cause of the deaths has …

Black Ice Pond Hockey tournament begins tomorrow

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Game on. While mild temperatures closed the city’s skating ponds earlier this week, the Black Ice Pond Hockey Championship will begin tomorrow as scheduled. With about a foot of ice on the pond at White Park, organizer Chris Brown said setup will begin today for the fifth annual …