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Hopkinton's Luke Luneau passes to a teammate in Thursday's game against Gilford at Gilford High School.  (Alan MacRae/for the Monitor)

High schools: Hopkinton boys upended by Gilford in second round

Friday, March 6, 2015

GILFORD – Hopkinton had three goals before last night’s playoff game – hold No. 8 Gilford to 40 points, shoot 25 free throws and outrebound the Golden Eagles. The ninth-seeded Hawks reached one of those goals, but one wasn’t enough. Hopkinton was just 4-for-7 from the line, Gilford had a 33-20 advantage on the glass and the Eagles came away with a 40-29 second-round win. Gilford (15-4) moves on to face No. 1 Pelham in the Division III quarterfinals tomorrow, and Hopkinton will start planning for next season. “I’m pleased with our guys,” Hawks Coach Dave Chase said. “We overachieved. … We graduated eight seniors …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Friday, March 6, 2015

High school tournaments today Girls’ hockey Division I quarterfinals No. 6 Concord (10-8-0) at No. 3 Bishop Brady-Trinity (12-6-0), 7:30 p.m. H ead to head: Brady-Trinity swept the regular-season series, winning 6-1 in December and 6-2 just six days ago. Notes: A look at the two regular-season results would suggest Brady-Trinity is the odds-on favorite, but both coaches know the teams are a …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, March 6, 2015

Unified result Bow lost to Hollis-Brookline, 38-30, in the first round of the Unified Division I basketball tournament. Jack Rich had 16 points to lead the way for the Falcons, while Zach Jukoski played well defensively and chipped in with four points. J.J. Chern, James Petzold, Christian Robison, Keith Descoteaux and Collin Devaney each added two points. JV result The Coe-Brown boys’ JV …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, March 1, 2015

JV results The Coe-Brown Northwood Academy girls’ JV basketball team (pictured) concluded a perfect 18-0 season with Friday’s 48-18 victory at Kennett. Leading scorers included Shannon Riley and Catie Langdon with nine points each, followed by Haley Dunn …

Town Crier for March 1, 2015

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Allenstown Share your verses and rhymes at the Poets Corner ∎ Poets Corner will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at the Suncook Senior Center. For more information, call 485-4254. ∎ The Allenstown Historical Society will meet Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Suncook Business Park off Rt.28 on Lavoie …

Poetry out loud winner

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Hazel Johnstone was the champion of John Stark Regional High School’s tenth Poetry Out Loud competion held at the school. Behind her are other poets Katie Nitzschke and Nancy Gregory who also performed …

High schools: Bishop Brady girls undefeated at home to wrap up No. 3 seed

Saturday, February 28, 2015

The Bishop Brady girls’ basketball team has a simple mantra: “Defend the home court.” For the third straight season, the Green Giants (16-2) accomplished that mission, wrapping up yet another undefeated regular-season home record with last night’s 55-49 …

High school wrestling: Family all in

Saturday, February 28, 2015

No high school sport demands more dedication than wrestling – maintaining weight, enduring pain and grueling competitions. And no family is more dedicated than the Widmanns from John Stark. They reaped the benefits of their commitment last weekend …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Brendan Johnson, Brady boys basketball, 1,000th career point in 80-73 win Cassidy Emerson, Concord girls’ basketball, 22 points, 4 steals in win Jourdain Bell, Brady boys’ basketball, 30 points, 6 assists Shannon Drouin, Brady girls’ basketball, 8 4th quarter points in 55-49 win Cassidy Huckins, MV girls’ basketball, …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Wrestling Meet of Champions At Nashua North H.S., 9 a.m. Area qualifiers (with top-four seeds): Concord – Mark Hoyt (2nd at 106), Jake Linquata (113), Brandon Simpson (126), Alex Kamau (2nd at 132), Jake Pickard (138), Chris Munnell (145), Cal Mackenzie (152), Dan Lawrence (160), Ian Wagner (170), …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, February 28, 2015

JV results The Merrimack Valley JV girls’ basketball team won in overtime, 39-36 over Milford. Camryn Burr had 14 points, seven rebounds and eight steals, while Shatara Stetson and Kaitlin Kozat added key rebounds in overtime for MV, which finished at 12-3. ∎ The Coe-Brown boys’ JV basketball team …

PHOTO: Surviving mallard ducks continue recovery

Saturday, February 28, 2015

The two surviving mallard ducks that were contaminated by oily water in Penacook last weekend continue their recovery at Wings of the Dawn Wildlife Rehabilitation in Henniker yesterday. The ducks spend small amounts of time outside but are …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Friday, February 27, 2015

Girls’ basketball Division IV quarterfinals No. 6 Pittsfield (14-5) at No. 3 Groveton (16-3), 7 p.m. Previous tournament games: Pittsfield ousted No. 11 Concord Christian, 37-23. Groveton bested No. 14 Wilton-Lyndeborough, 61-43. Head to head: The teams did not meet during the regular season. Notes: For the third …