Cloudy
19°
Cloudy
Hi 23° | Lo 2°

Franklin

Letter: Toward a better school district

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The interviewing and hiring of the next Franklin school district superintendant is of significant importance to the entire community. In the past few years, some progress has been made but much remains to be done. The hiring process of a new superintendent with new candidates provides a great opportunity to move ahead. The current superintendent came out of retirement to help make the transition to really improve the district. He …

High schools: Brady boys’ basketball team loses to unbeaten Portsmouth in overtime

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Total effort, dueling runs, circus shots and an electric game that wasn’t decided until the last. That’s what everyone – the players, the coaches and the fans and media who packed Bishop Brady’s gym – expected when Portsmouth met Brady last night in showdown between two of Division II’s elite boys’ basketball teams. …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Ben Nelson, Concord hockey, 16 saves for 4th shutout Brendan Johnson, Bishop Brady boys’ basketball, 32 poionts, 9 rebounds, 3 assists, 4 steals Nate Alford, Bow basketball, 15 points, 12 rebounds in 72-48 loss Jourdain Bell, Bishop Brady boys’ basketball, 11 points, 8 assists, 7 rebounds, 5 steals …

Town Crier for Feb. 22, 2015

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Allenstown Film broaches topic of hard end-of-life discussions ∎ The Suncook Senior Center will present the Concord Regional VNA to view Consider the Conversation: A Documentary on a Taboo Subject on Tuesday and Thursday at 10 a.m. This thoughtful film explores what people are thinking about their lives and …

High schools: Kearsarge girls find offense in fourth to rally past Mascoma

Saturday, February 21, 2015

They couldn’t buy a basket in the first three quarters and had just 21 points going into the fourth. But the Kearsarge girls remained confident in themselves and their offense, and that confidence paid off in the end. …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Devi Kraushaar, Kearsarge girls’ basketball, 16 points, 10 rebounds in 41-35 win Drew McQuarrie, John Stark boys’ basketball, 22 points, 14 rebounds in 57-45 loss Maddie Clark, Hopkinton girls’ basketball, 16 points in 32-31 win Dominic Timbas, Pembroke boys’ basketball, 21 points, 8 rebounds in 45-43 win Brooke …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Merrimack hoops league champs The Bow 1 boys’ basketball team (pictured) was crowned Merrimack Basketball League high school division champions. Bow defeated New Boston 2 in the semifinals, 51-42, and Concord Boys and Girls Club in the final, …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, February 21, 2015

High school tournaments today Indoor track Division I championships At UNH’s Paul Sweet Oval, 9:30 a.m. S chedule of events: 9:30 a.m. – High jump (girls then boys), long jump (boys/girls), shot put (boys/girls); 9:30 a.m. – 4x800 relay (girls/boys); trials (boys/girls) for 55 hurdles and 55 dash, …

High schools: Defense leads Pittsfield girls’ basketball team to another victory

Friday, February 20, 2015

Pittsfield High girls’ basketball Coach Steve Langevin says “(defense) is what we live by.” For his Panthers, that was certainly true again last night. The Panthers (12-5) held Derryfield (1-17) to four points in the first quarter and …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, February 20, 2015

Gabby Bartlett, Pittsfield girls’ basketball, career high 6 3s (18 points) in 47-27 win Brooke Vien, Pittsfield girls’ basketball, 17 points, 7 steals, 5 rebounds Amanda Blier, Winnisquam girls’ basketball, 26 points in 48-41 win Lauren Marsh, Franklin girls’ basketball, 17 points, 14 rebounds in 51-40 loss …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, February 20, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (1) won its 7th straight D-I title as Erin Waters won her third straight classic championship race. 2. BISHOP BRADY BOYS’ ALPINE SKIING (2) used its depth to win a second straight D-III title and …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, February 20, 2015

Unified basketball The Concord High Unified basketball team fell short against Merrimack Valley, 35-27. Leading the Tide were Brendan McEwen with five points, and Nicholas Seybold, Drew Nadeau, Thomas Boyce and Connor Reid, who all chipped in four. Taylor Bisson and Maxwell Rand led the defense. JV result …

University of New England Honor Roll

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The following area students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine. ALLENSTOWN: Justin Gover ALTON: Anthony Krivitzky, Rebecca Krivitsky, Timothy O’Gara, Ashlee Roy BARNSTEAD: Anthony Frangione BOW: Brooke Marshall, Taylor Vogt BRISTOL: Allison Symonds CANTERBURY: Rebecca …