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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, January 26, 2015

Hoops tourney champions The Bow 3 girls’ basketball team won the Merrimack Basketball Tourney 3/4 Pee Wee Girls Division Championship. Bow beat Brookline, 31-5, in the semifinals. Offensively, Bow was led by Lyndsey LaPerle (16 points) and Catherine Windsor (five points). Elle Pingree and Alexandra Larrabee each had 21 rebounds. Isabella LaPerle had four assists, while Kendall Murray had six steals. Megan Landcastle ran the floor well. In the championship game, Bow defeated Hudson, 28-10. Lyndsey LaPerle (13 points) and Windsor (eight) led the scoring. Larrabee and Pingree had numerous rebounds and Landcastle led the team in steals. Isabelle LaPerle hustled all game long. Pictured …

High schools: Concord girls’ team, Hopkinton’s Nadeau off to good starts in N.H. Coaches Series

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Local Nordic skiers fared well at the New Hampshire Coaches Series Race yesterday, especially on the girls’ side, with Concord winning the race and Hopkinton’s Sarah Nadeau taking the individual title in the 5K skate race hosted by White Mountains. The NH Coaches Series, featuring public and private high schools from all divisions, combines boys’ and girls’ team scores over two days of …

High school Stars of the Day

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Sarah Nadeau, Hopkinton girls’ x-c ski, 1st place NH Coaches Series out of 145 skiers Kate Andy, Concord girls’ x-c ski, 3rd at NH Coaches Series Lilly Naimie, Bow girls’ x-c ski, 4th at NH Coaches Series Amandaline Tibbals, Concord girls’ hockey, 37 saves in 5-2 loss to first place Berlin-Gorham …

High schools: Coe-Brown boys’ basketball team edges MV, 45-42

Saturday, January 17, 2015

PENACOOK – Down early and turning the ball over left and right, the Coe-Brown boys’ basketball team wasn’t panicking. The Bears had seen this before. And they had seen the script flip enough to know what they were capable of once they began to find their game. “This …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, January 17, 2015

JV results The Merrimack Valley JV girls’ basketball team lost to Coe-Brown, 45-31. Sara Osborne led the Pride with 10 points, while Dakotah Drew scored eight and Shatara Stetson added seven. ∎ The Coe-Brown JV boys’ basketball team defeated MV, 61-37. Scott Spenard led the way with 17 points, …

Henniker officer cleared in November shooting; reportedly feared suspect was armed

Friday, January 16, 2015

State investigators have determined that a Henniker police officer was justified when he shot a fleeing suspect two months ago, saying the officer mistakenly believed the man had a gun, when all he had was a butter knife. …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, January 16, 2015

Adam Nelson, Bow boys’ basketball, 22 points in 55-53 loss Dana Bean, Franklin boys’ basketball, 30 points in 65-53 win Chay Cadarette, Belmont girls’ basketball, 18 points, 22 rebounds in 52-46 loss to 7-1 Campbell Katie Steeves, Pittsfield girls’ basketball, 18 points, 11 rebounds, 5 blocks in 37-27 …

High schools: Kearsarge boys’ Alpine team dominates at Mount Sunapee

Friday, January 16, 2015

It was nearly a clean sweep for the Kearsarge boys’ Alpine team at yesterday’s meet at Mount Sunapee. Cougars skiers finished first, second and third, and Kearsrge’s fourth point scorer came in fifth, giving the Cougars a statement …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, January 16, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. BISHOP BRADY BOYS’ HOOP (1) The first-place Giants (5-0) travel to Manchester West (4-1) tonight. 2. BISHOP BRADY GIRLS’ HOOP (2) Allowing just 29.1 points per game has been key to Brady’s 7-0 start. 3. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP (3) …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, January 16, 2015

JV results The Hillsboro-Deering JV boys’ basketball team lost to Pelham, 71-29. Zach Rowell led the Hillcats with 13 points. ∎ The Hopkinton JV boys’ basketball team defeated Monadnock, 46-27. Joe Culliman (eight points, four rebounds, five steals), Dustin Rose (eight points, four rebounds, two steals), Dave Nelson (eight …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, January 16, 2015

Bradshaw Underhill, Kearsarge Alpine, 1st place in team’s win Luke Luneau, Hopkinton basketball, 14 points, 12 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals in 70-35 win Karli Loiselle, Pembroke basketball, 15 points in 42-29 win …

Unoccupied home in Henniker catches fire

Thursday, January 15, 2015

An electric heater being used to thaw frozen pipes caused a fire in Henniker early yesterday morning, according to a preliminary investigation. The Henniker Fire Department responded to the fire at 133 Lone Pine Road at 1:37 a.m. yesterday, Henniker fire Chief Steve Burritt said. The fire started …

Henniker Food Pantry says thanks!

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Henniker Food Pantry says thanks! It has been a busy year for the pantry, which serves an average of 140 people a week. The needs have been great, but the wonderful people of Henniker have shown their commitment to feeding the hungry of our community. The pantry would …