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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Youth basketball The Weare Middle School Lady Wildcats basketball team capped off an undefeated season on Saturday, beating Hampstead, 67-38, to win the Tri-County League Championship. The Wildcats put together their most complete game of the season, allowing everyone to score and playing intense defense, scoring 26 points in the third quarter. Pictured (back row, l-r): Coach Sherry Johnson, Manager …

Indoor track championships: Feliz-Mutz tandem lead Concord to seventh place in Division I

Monday, February 8, 2016

HANOVER – With only 11 boys on the roster, Concord High didn’t have very lofty team goals at the start of the indoor track season, but Coach Ally Davis said that senior Angel Feliz and sophomore Dalton Mutz were “major talent.” Fast forward a month and a half later, and Feliz and Mutz both proved to be major talent at the Division I …

Indoor track championships: Behind Davis and Astle, Kearsarge boys take fourth in Division II

Monday, February 8, 2016

HANOVER – Kearsarge thrower Zach Astle hoped to make an impression in his senior season. Not only did Astle make an impression, but the entire Kearsarge boys’ indoor track team did, as well. Astle defended his title in the shot put with a toss of 53-3½ and teammate Troy Davis won the high …

High schools: Kearsarge boys capture Division III indoor meet at Southern Maine

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Zach Astle threw the shot put more than 15 feet farther than his closest competitor. Troy Davis leaped a full foot farther than anyone. And Kearsarge nearly doubled up the competition to win the boys’ indoor track meet on Sunday at Southern Maine University. With only Division I …

Man escapes Franklin fire, but house left in ruins

Sunday, January 24, 2016

As he glanced out the window at the charred remains of his Nelson Street home Sunday, Ed Bloom said he knew how lucky he was to be alive. Sitting in his neighbor’s living room, Bloom, an 86-year-old Franklin …

High schools: Nadeau fastest individual; Concord girls fastest team

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Local skiers fared well on Day 1 of the New Hampshire Nordic Coaches Series, with Hopkinton’s Sarah Nadeau winning Saturday’s classic race at Bretton Woods and the Concord girls’ team currently in first place. The NHCS features both public and private New Hampshire high schools from all divisions …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, January 24, 2016

JV result The Concord JV wrestling team competed in the John Stark Rumble on Saturday. Champions at their weight classes were Connor Harrington, Danil Noordegraff, Nick Bunch, Issac Habimana, Tyler Simpson, Deryke Ramsey, Pat Fay, Ian Scaffer and Levi Lakin. ∎ The Bishop Brady JV girls’ basketball team lost …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, January 23, 2016

JV results The Concord girls’ JV basketball team fell to Salem, 39-38. Ashley Kelley led the Tide with 17 points, while Jada Duvert grabbed 11 boards and Haley Munroe had five steals. ∎ The Hillsboro-Deering boys’ JV basketball team lost to Stevens, 66-33 Kyle Merrill had 10 for H-D …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Adam Nelson, Bow boys’ basketball, 28 points Timmy Harmon, Winnisquam boys’ basketball, 10 points, 10 rebounds in win Sam Will, Brady girls’ basketball, 15 points in win Riley Bennett, Brady girls’ basketball, 14 points, 7 rebounds in win Shannon Davies, Belmont girls’ basketball, 14 points, 10 rebounds in …

High schools: Concord boys snap 27-game regular-season losing streak

Saturday, January 23, 2016

When Salem’s DJ Coletti hoisted an open 3 in the final seconds on Friday night, it felt like Concord’s two-point lead was a goner. When you’ve lost 27 straight regular-season games, these kind of things happen. Except this …

High schools: Hopkinton boys slump in second half, dealt first loss of season by Conant

Friday, January 22, 2016

No one needed to tell the Hopkinton boys’ basketball team how big this game was. Not only were the Hawks 8-0 entering Thursday night’s contest, but on the other side Conant (8-1) was coming off of an outstanding …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, January 22, 2016

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last WEEK’S rank) 1. WINNISQUAM BOYS’ HOOP (4) has averaged 86 points in its last three games to move to 8-0 (and first place in D-III.) 2. CONCORD WRESTLING (1) was inactive this week but will face some tough competition Saturday in Lowell. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, January 22, 2016

JV result The Hopkinton JV boys’ basketball team (6-3) fell to Conant, 69-53. Kayl Murdough finished with 17 points to lead Hopkinton. Dustin Rose chipped in with eight while Caleb Yianakopolos, Zee Meister and Chandler Cressy also contributed. Youth basketball The Concord Boys and Girls Club 3rd/4th grade …