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Kearsarge's James Bromwell wrestles the ball from away from the opposing defense at Bow High School on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

(CAMERON JOHNSON / Monitor staff)

High schools: Kearsarge boys upset Bow in first round of D-III tourney

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

There is one major thing in basketball that cannot be taught, no matter the effort: height. Chris Gaudreau’s Bow boys saw that firsthand as his 14th-seeded Falcons were upset by 19th-seeded Kearsarge in the first round of the Division III tournament, 59-49, last night. “They are such a huge team,” said Goudreau, whose team finishes with a 9-10 record. “We …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Girls’ basketball Division II first round No. 9 Portsmouth (11-7) at No. 8 Merrimack Valley (13-5), 6 p.m. Head to head: The teams did not meet during the regular season. Notes: MV, the defending champion, is hitting its stride at the right time, winning six of its final seven games, with the only setback in that stretch an eight-point loss to top-ranked Coe-Brown. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

NEAHL champions The 2006 West River Royals premier team won the 2014-15 NEAHL Division A State Championship with a 7-0 victory. Free throw champion Jonathan Shamash, an eighth-grader from Concord, won the statewide free throw contest for his age division (14 years old). The contest was sponsored by the Boys and Girls Club …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Zach Mattos, Kearsage boys’ basketball, 19 points, 11 rebounds in win Egan Nickerson, John Stark boys’ basketball, 19 points in 71-56 loss Adam Nelson, Bow boys’ basketball, 19 points, 4 assists in loss Mac Struthers, Coe-Brown boys’ basketball, 14 points, 10 rebounds in win Drew McQuarrie, John Stark …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

High schools: Merrimack Valley stays up in standings with win over Kingswood

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

With the regular season coming to a close at the end of the week, the Merrimack Valley boys’ basketball team is looking towards the playoffs. The Pride (13-4) guaranteed itself a top six seed in the Division II …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Youth basketball champs The 7/8 grade division 1 boys’ Concord Boy’s & Girl’s Club team (above) defeated the Bow Wildcats, 48-37, to capture the Bow Athletic Club Tournament Championship. Concord was led by MVP Eric Sullivan (13 points, …

Henniker residents will vote on an increased budget for school district

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Henniker residents will be asked to approve a $7.51 million budget – about a 5 percent increase over last year’s budget – at the school district meeting next week. Changes that increased this year’s budget, up from last year’s $7.17 million budget, include contracts for teachers and support …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Youth hockey The EPTAM Plastics Concord Capitals Peewee 3 hockey team capped off an undefeated Granite State League Tier IV season. In the semifinals, they beat Hanover, 2-1, behind goals from Noah Lewis and Ben Marceau. Cortland Miller, …

High schools: Stark-Hopkinton settles for a tie, gets No. 2 seed for D-III tourney

Sunday, March 1, 2015

The John Stark-Hopkinton boys’ hockey team missed out on a chance for the top seed in Division III, but a No. 2 ranking isn’t all that bad for the Generals. In a battle with fourth-ranked Kennett on Saturday, Stark-Hopkinton took a 4-2 lead into the final period, but …