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Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, February 5, 2016

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last WEEK’S rank) 1. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (1) placed five, led by Kate Andy, in the top seven to finish first at the 10-team Capitol Cup. 2. CONCORD WRESTLING (2) improved to 16-0 in dual meets with a 66-13 Senior Night win over Bedford on Wednesday. 3. CONCORD BOYS’ HOCKEY (4) will put its 9-0 record, and top spot in D-I, on the line …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, January 29, 2016

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last WEEK’S rank) 1. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (4) beat all comers (private and public, all divisions) in Saturday’s NH Nordic Coaches Series. 2. CONCORD WRESTLING (2) went to 15-0 in duals last week with four wins, one vs. top Rhode Island team Bishop Hendricken. 3. WINNISQUAM BOYS’ HOOP (1) is the only undefeated team in D-III at …

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. 3. CONCORD BOYS’ HOCKEY (8) beat rival Hanover, 4-1, on Wednesday to go to 6-0, …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school ski teams

Friday, January 15, 2016

High school skiing outlook Concord Division: I Coach: Nordic: Phil Clarner (6th year); Alpine: George Golden (16th year); Jumping: Rick Bragg Last year: Boys’ Alpine: 2nd; Girls’ Alpine: 8th; Boys’ Nordic: champions; Girls’ Nordic: champions; Jumping: 6th Returning …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, January 15, 2016

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last WEEK’S rank) 1. CONCORD WRESTLING (1) improved to 11-0 in duals with a 42-22 win on Wednesday over defending D-I champion Londonderry. 2. MERRIMACK VALLEY GIRLS’ HOOP (2) sits atop D-II with …

Letter: More guilty than the Bundys

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

I do not support Ammon Bundy’s standoff in Oregon, however I cannot find any sympathy in my heart for the federal government either. As a matter of historical reference, the Malheur Indian Reservation was established under the administration of President Grant, which set aside 1,778,560 acres of reservation …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, January 8, 2016

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last WEEK’S rank) 1. CONCORD WRESTLING (2) won a tourney Saturday and improved to 7-0 in duals with a 58-12 win over Nashua North Wednesday. 2. MERRIMACK VALLEY GIRLS’ HOOP (3) claimed the Cap Area tourney and has sped to a 4-0 start …

Letter: If fear is warranted, it’s not a phobia

Friday, January 1, 2016

I keep hearing progressives trying to tell us that those concerned about terrorist attacks are Islamophobes. Pay no attention: There is no such word because it is absolutely reasonable to be afraid of a Muslim terrorist attack. A phobia is an unwarranted fear of something, and there is …

Preview capsules of the area’s Division II high school indoor track teams

Thursday, December 31, 2015

High school indoor track outlook Concord Division: I Coaches: Allison Davis (1st year) Last year: Boys: DNS. Girls: DNS Returning Starters: Boys: Angel Feliz, sr., sprints/jumps/relay; Dalton Mutz, jr., sprints/relay; Brendan Cacciola, sr., shot put/sprints/relay; Jacob Nichol, so., hurdles/sprints/relay. Girls: Austin Chudzicki, sr., sprints/relay; Maria Emmons, sr., sprints/hurdles/relay; …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, December 25, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last WEEK’S rank) 1. BELMONT-GILFORD BOYS’ HOCKEY (5) is 3-0 and looks ready to defend its D-III title after a 6-3 win vs. John Stark-Hopkinton. 2. CONCORD WRESTLING (7) improved to 3-0 in dual meets with Wednesday’s 62-12 win over Nashua South. 3. …

High schools: Pembroke shows its grit despite season-opening loss

Sunday, December 20, 2015

PEMBROKE – It was his first game as a head coach. None of his players had ever started a varsity game. So all Shannon Sciria really wanted on Saturday night from his Pembroke Academy basketball team was effort. …

High school swimming: Concord boys, Bow girls come in second behind Dover

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Swimming powerhouse Dover stole the show, but the Bow girls and Concord boys each came away with three wins and a loss in a five-school meet on Friday night. The Dover girls, winners of three of the last …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Events FieldHouse Sports in Bow will hold its 3rd annual 4v4 Holiday Indoor Soccer Tournament Dec. 27 (High School Coed Division) and Jan. 3 (Middle School Coed Division). A portion of this year’s tournament’s proceeds will benefit New Hampshire Food Bank. Team fee is $85. Teams must be …