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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Learn to play hockey Tri-Town Ice Arena is accepting registrations for its Learn to Play Hockey Program that runs Dec. 10-Feb. 28 (no classes on 12/24, 12/31, 1/3 and 2/14). The program includes 20 classes, meeting Wednesdays at 530 p.m. and Saturdays at 8 a.m. Cost is $159. Call 485-1100 to register. For information, visit tri-townicearena.com. Teams Needed Concord Boys & Girls Club Men’s Basketball League is still looking for …

Franklin pair accused of trying to prostitute child

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

A Franklin couple has been arrested after allegedly attempting to prostitute their 14-year-old daughter, an offer that authorities said could be part of a pattern involving at least one other child. William Shine, 33, and Julie Shine, 41, have each been charged with two Class B felonies, one for attempted prostitution of a minor and conspiracy to commit felonious sexual assault. They were …

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The following students earned honors at Franklin Middle School. GRADE 8 HIGH HONORS: Alexander Andrews, Piper Collum, Jacqueline Hill, Taryn Laramie, Samantha Lindley, Kathryn Marcoux, Cameron Moquin, Garrett Pelletier, Trinity Taylor, Taylor Tucker and Jacob Weaver. GRADE 8 HONORS: Brigham Bardellini, Hannah Bergeron, Autumn Brown, Makayla Coffin, Lauren Croteau, Courtney Defosses, Angel dow, Zachary Dunham, Kelly Farnsworth, Cameron Gaslin, Shawn Gerlarneau, Hunter Gloddy, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, November 3, 2014

College standout Concord’s Smita Boesch-Dining, a freshman at the University of Vermont, ran a 19:39.25 to help the Catamounts to a third-place finish at the America East Championships on Saturday. ∎ Bow’s Lindsey Nerbonne scored a goal in the University of New Hampshire field hockey team’s 4-1 victory over …

Franklin football struggles on offense, falling to Inter-Lakes/Moultonborough to miss the playoffs

Sunday, November 2, 2014

FRANKLIN – Offense was tough to come by in rainy Franklin yesterday as the Golden Tornadoes were held off the board until halfway through the fourth quarter. By that point, though, it was too late. Franklin’s football season …

High schools: MV football team heads into playoffs on a high note

Sunday, November 2, 2014

PEMBROKE – There weren’t any postseason implications, but yesterday’s game between the Merrimack Valley and Pembroke football teams didn’t lack any intrigue. Playing on a muddy field at Pembroke Academy, the local Division II rivals battled for the …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Sunday, November 2, 2014

High school tournaments today Field hockey Division III championship At Bedford H.S. No. 2 Berlin (15-1-0) vs. No. 1 Hopkinton (17-0-0), 2:30 p.m. Previous tournament games: Berlin beat No. 15 Kearsarge, 4-0, edged No. 7 Winnisquam, 3-2, and topped No. 11 Laconia, 3-1. Hopkinton won all of its …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, November 2, 2014

College standout Katie Levesque of Wilmot had 13 saves in net, but it wasn’t enough as the Massachusetts Maritime women’s soccer team fell to the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, 1-0. Youth hockey The Eastern Bank Concord Capitals Squirts beat the Maine Hockey Academy, 6-0. Ryan Philbrick (two), …

Johnson leads Bishop Brady to win over Winnisquam, spot in playoffs

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Playing a must-win game on Halloween, the Winnisquam football team saw its biggest fear come to life last night. Bishop Brady senior quarterback Brendan Johnson (29-for-46) threw for 424 yards and eight touchdowns to lead the Green Giants …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, November 1, 2014

High school tournaments today Boys’ soccer Division I quarterfinals No. 5 Timberlane (11-4-2) at No. 4 Concord (12-4-1), noon Previous tournament games: Timberlane beat No. 12 Nashua South, 2-0. Concord blanked No. 13 Nashua North, 4-0. head to head: The Crimson Tide shut out the Owls, 3-0, on …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, November 1, 2014

JV result The Hillsboro-Deering/Hopkinton Redhawks football team defeated Windham, 40-21. Prince Mansah led the way offensively with three touchdowns, while Blake Madore and Sage Dubois also added a touchdown apiece. Defensively, Mikey Legare and Dubois led the way with 13 and 11 tackles, respectively. College standouts Lindsey Nerbonne …

In semifinals, Hopkinton field hockey team wins in overtime again

Friday, October 31, 2014

EXETER – Patty Connolly insists the Hopkinton field hockey team isn’t doing it on purpose – the high-wire act, taking games to overtime, letting their picture-perfect season come within one shot of crumbling to pieces. Intentional or not, …

High schools: Coe-Brown girls’ soccer team breaks away in second half

Friday, October 31, 2014

They competed all season with the purpose of playing at home when the tournament began. And for the Coe-Brown girls’ soccer team, one home game wasn’t enough. So there was no way the third-seeded Bears were going to overlook 14th-seeded Merrimack Valley in the first round of the …