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Capsule outlook of the area’s Division II high school boys’ basketball teams

Friday, December 19, 2014

High school Division II boys’ basketball outlook Bishop Brady Division: II Coach: Cole Etten (1st year) Last year: 14-6, reached quarterfinals Returning PLAYERS: Jourdain Bell, sr., G, 6-1; Brendan Johnson, sr., G, 6-0; Aaron Svendsen, sr., C, 6-6; Joseph Bell, jr., G, 6-1; Matthew Quirk, so., G, 5-9; Matthew Desmarais, so., F, 6-2; Matthew Morey, jr., G, 5-10 Top newcomers: Gabriel Vargas, jr., G, 5-8; Joshua LeClaire, so., F, 6-0; …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, December 19, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK The Bears return most of their points from last year’s team that dominated D-II. 2. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING Led by Erin Waters and Kate Andy, the Tide are favorites to win a 7th straight D-I title. 3. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP The Bears return …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, December 19, 2014

High school result The John Stark-Hopkinton boys’ hockey team defeated Souhegan, 6-3, in the season opener for both teams on Wednesday. Jake Blanchette (two goals) and Kyle Kolehmainen tallied first-period goals to give the Generals a 2-1 lead after the first, and Blanchette and Robbie Ferguson (goal, assist) potted second-period goals for a 4-1 lead. Adrian McCarthy-Tiella (two goals, assist) tallied a pair …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Middle school results The Hopkinton Middle School boys’ basketball team beat Sunapee, 56-32. Caleb Yianakoplos scored nine points, Kevin Newton-Delgado had eight, Colby Quiet netted seven and Shepyrd Murdough added six. Larsen Burack also played well. ∎ The Hopkinton Middle School girls’ basketball defeated Sunapee. The Hawks were led …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, December 8, 2014

Middle school results The Rundlett Middle School girls’ basketball B team (2-1) defeated Nashua Catholic on Friday, 22-18. Ky Buchholz led the offense with 10 points, while Barbara Kilmister helped out with six. Youth hockey The Concord Residential Mortgage Services Bantam 2 hockey team defeated Chelmsford, 4-1, and …

Gingerbread house competition a Chichester family’s holiday tradition

Sunday, December 7, 2014

For many families, the end of Thanksgiving means the beginning of the Christmas season. Full-bellied merrymakers begin to think about buying gifts. But for Chichester’s Katie Shaw, it’s a signal that she needs to start baking gingerbread. She …

Franklin’s Kaplan leads UNH’s sack attack

Saturday, December 6, 2014

DURHAM – If you blindfolded Matt Kaplan, he could still find his way to Peter McCarty’s office, especially after this week. Kaplan, a senior defensive tackle at the University of New Hampshire, likes to discuss strategy with McCarty, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, December 6, 2014

High school basketball The Franklin High girls’ basketball team lost its season opener against Newfound, 56-30. “Newfound’s pressure frustrated us early and they just kept coming when they sensed the struggles,” Franklin Coach J.J. Winters said. Lexi Colpack and Zoe Kaplan scored seven points each to pace Franklin. …

High schools: Kearsarge spreads the wealth in season-opening girls’ basketball win over H-D

Saturday, December 6, 2014

NORTH SUTTON – With 11 varsity returnees and only one player lost to graduation from last year’s squad, the Kearsarge Regional girls’ basketball team is learning to spread the wealth. “We were a one-player offensive team last year,” …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, December 6, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV girls’ basketball team won its season opener over Mascoma, 39-27. Lyndon Flannigan scored 10 points and grabbed four rebounds, while Lily Scammon (six points, three steals) played a solid all-around game. Caroline Flood (10 points, 10 boards, three assists, three steals) and Abby …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Chay Cadarette, Belmont, 15 points, 20 rebounds in 45-35 win Devi Kraushaar, Kearsarge, 15 points in 67-11 win Maddie Clark, Hopkinton, 16 points in 47-35 win …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, December 5, 2014

Middle school results The Hopkinton Middle School boys’ basketball team lost in the final second in its opener to Conant, 54-52. Hopkinton was led by Kevin Newton-Delgado with 20 points, Caleb Yianakololos and Mike Baer with 10 points each and Ben Bickford with six points. Colby Quiet and …

Capsule preview outlook of the area’s high school D-III and D-IV girls’ basketball teams

Friday, December 5, 2014

High school D-III and D-IV girls’ basketball outlook Belmont Division: III Coach: Mark Dawalga (3rd year) Last year: 10-10, reached second round Returning players: Cassie Contigiani, sr.; Jackelyn Robarge, sr.; Makayla Donovan, sr.; Chayleigh Cadarette, sr.; Courtney Claremont, jr.; Andreya Murphy, jr.; Megan Prescott, jr.; Shannon Davies, so.; …