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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, January 26, 2015

Hoops tourney champions The Bow 3 girls’ basketball team won the Merrimack Basketball Tourney 3/4 Pee Wee Girls Division Championship. Bow beat Brookline, 31-5, in the semifinals. Offensively, Bow was led by Lyndsey LaPerle (16 points) and Catherine Windsor (five points). Elle Pingree and Alexandra Larrabee each had 21 rebounds. Isabella LaPerle had four assists, while Kendall Murray had six steals. Megan Landcastle ran the floor well. In the championship game, Bow defeated Hudson, 28-10. Lyndsey LaPerle (13 points) and Windsor (eight) led the scoring. Larrabee and Pingree had numerous rebounds and Landcastle led the team in steals. Isabelle LaPerle hustled all game long. Pictured …

Letter: No rolling stops

Saturday, January 24, 2015

The Concord Monitor’s recent editorial position on the rolling stop law is anything but common sense. The Monitor contends that it should always be left up to the individual whether or not to actually stop at a stop sign. It is only necessary that the driver be “. . . acting prudently. . .” as he passes through the intersection. Not every intersection …

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 two days of …

Strong effort not enough as Brady hockey team falls to Trinity

Thursday, January 15, 2015

On the heels of a lackluster showing against Hanover four days earlier, Bishop Brady boys’ hockey Coach Russ Franey implored his players to bring their best effort last night against Trinity. “I told them, ‘I don’t care about …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school ski teams

Thursday, January 15, 2015

High school skiing outlook Pembroke Division: II Coach: Jon Miner (5th year) Last year: Boys’ Alpine: 14th; Girls’ Alpine: 12th Returning starters: Girls: Lyla Boyajian, sr., Sarah Hubbard, sr.; Boys: Cole Sporcic, so., Killian Drouse, so. O utlook: Boyajian and Sporcic, Pembroke’s captains, will be respectively be leading …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Unified result The Merrimack Valley Unified basketball team came up short in a close game, falling to Stevens, 28-22. Tia Hoyt, Kaitlyn McGowan and Shashuna White scored while Shalisa McArthur-Scott and Mitch Filion played well for the Pride. JV results The Hopkinton JV girls’ basketball team (4-2) fell …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Josh Connor, Bow hockey, 3 goals, 1 assist in 7-3 win Cal Loos, John Stark-Hopkinton hockey, 3 goals in 3-2 win Xenthios Cyr, Pittsfield basketball, 32 points, 10 rebounds, 5 steals in 63-61 loss Jack Bryck, Bishop Brady Alpine skiing, 1st place in team win …

High schools: Concord girls denied first victory despite late rally

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Desperate for its first victory of the season against a similarly winless club, the Concord High girls’ basketball team made a late push last night against visiting Merrimack. Unfortunately for the host Crimson Tide, the deficit was too …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Unified results The Concord High unified basketball team opened its season with a 41-29 loss to Manchester Central. Leading the Tide’s offense were Drew Nadeau (eight points), Brendan McEwen (five points) and Justin Wilson (10 assists). Sean Daley (five steals) gave an exceptional defensive effort. ∎ The Bow unified …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Cassidy Emerson, Concord girls’ basketball, 19 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals Drew McQuarrie, John Stark boys’ basketball, 15 points, 17 rebounds in 62-54 win Mayson Kimball, Merrimack Valley girls’ basketball, 24 points in 58-25 win Chayleigh Cadarette, Belmont girls’ basketball, 18 points, 12 rebounds in 34-24 win Tyler …

High schools: Hopkinton basketball takes quality Campbell team to wire in OT loss

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

With 10 seconds left in overtime and his team down two points, Hopkinton boys’ basketball Coach Dave Chase called a timeout to set his players up for what would be a potentially game-winning play. The Hawks were looking to repeat Friday night’s magic, which saw Hopkinton hit a …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

JV results The Merrimack Valley JV girls’ basketball team (4-1) beat Plymouth, 35-33, over the weekend. Sara Osborne led the Pride with 14 points, including four 3-pointers. Harly Hodge added nine and Madyn Kenney scored seven for MV. ∎ The Hopkinton boys’ JV basketball team (6-1) lost to Campbell, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Youth hockey The EPTAM Plastics Concord Capitals Peewee 3 hockey team rallied in the third period to tie Plymouth, 3-3. Jake Marcoux scored with an assist from Parker Savoy. Cortland Miller scored unassisted and Paul Bourgault scored the tying goal, assisted by Ben Marceau. Curt Mann was strong …