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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, May 4, 2015

High school lacrosse The Bow High boys’ lacrosse team beat Pembroke Academy on Saturday, 6-5 in overtime, giving the Falcons their first win of the season. Down 3-1 at halftime, Bow battled back to tie the game 5-5 with just over five minutes remaining in the game. Senior captain Dylan Labranche scored the game-winner in overtime. Jared Reynolds, Ben Podis, Alex Hoeker, Brendan Ulrich and Mike Angarella each netted a …

Franklin, Weare schools moving grade levels to address space issues

Sunday, May 3, 2015

When fourth-grade students in Franklin and Weare begin school next fall, they won’t be in their regular classrooms. Instead, students from the Paul Smith School in Franklin and the Center Woods Elementary School in Weare will be moving to their respective middle schools. The change is the result of crowding in both schools, but the situations differ in each town. In Franklin, officials …

High schools: Hopkinton baseball settles in to beat Bow, 11-1

Sunday, May 3, 2015

The three-game road trip began with victories in Cooperstown, N.Y. (over Bishop Brady) and Berlin. But yesterday, three batters into the bottom of the first inning in game three of the vacation-week excursion, things weren’t looking too promising for the Hopkinton High baseball team. Host Bow had started the game with three ringing …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, May 2, 2015

JV results The Bow JV boys’ lacrosse team defeated Pembroke, 5-1, on goals from Sawyer Duhaime and Brandon Tibbetts. Freshman Nathan Thibodeau played excellent defense, causing multiple turnovers. On Friday night, Bow rallied for a 6-5 win over Portsmouth. Sully Blair (two goals, assist) scored the game-tying goal …

High schools: H-D softball team breaks out late to pick up first win

Saturday, May 2, 2015

BOW – When the Hillcats flipped the page on the calendar yesterday morning, they also flipped their fortunes. After going 0-for-April, the Hillsboro-Deering softball team vaulted into the win column on the first day of May, topping Bow, …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Maggie Girard, H-D softball, 4-hitter, 12 strikeouts; 3 walks at plate Hannah Seidner, Pembroke softball, complete-game win, 11 strikeouts in 3-2 win Jake Vierzen, Kearsarge baseball, 9 innings, 12 strikeouts, in 5-4, 10-inning win Max Legier, Hopkinton baseball, 7 innings, 4 strikeouts, 2 hits in 7-4 win Tyler …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, May 2, 2015

College standout Jack Carney of Dunbarton, a freshman on the Franklin Pierce men’s lacrosse team, scored a goal in a 12-8 loss in the semifinal round of the Northeast-10 Championship. YMCA block party The Concord Family YMCA will host its annual Fun Family Friday Block Party May 15 …

High schools: Shorthanded John Stark boys’ lacrosse beats Pembroke, 14-7

Friday, May 1, 2015

There’s been a consistent theme to Coach Howie Roever’s messages to his John Stark boys’ lacrosse team. Get focused. Start fast. So with the Generals trailing Pembroke by a goal early in the second quarter, even with plenty …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, May 1, 2015

Veronyca Daniels, Concord girls’ lacrosse, 7 goals, assist in 17-16 loss Jake Blanchette, John Stark boys’ lacrosse, 5 goals, 3 assists in 14-7 win Kam Anderson, Pembroke boys’ lacrosse, 4 goals in 14-7 loss David Nelson, John Stark baseball, 2-for-4, 2 doubles, 2 RBI in 5-4 loss …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, May 1, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) had 167 points at Tuesday’s 4-team meet where the 3 other teams combined for 100 points. 2. KEARSARGE BOYS’ TRACK (2) saw Zach Astle (first …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, May 1, 2015

Basketball champs The Penacook Pride 7th-grade girls’ AAU basketball team (above) went undefeated in the Merrimack River tournament at St. Anslem College last weekend. Bottom row, left to right: Morgan Tanguay, Taylor Bailey, Halyey Kenney and Rylee Boucher. …

SAU 18 nears end of superintendent search

Thursday, April 30, 2015

In the past decade, the SAU 18 superintendent position has been held by four different people. For nearly a year and a half, interim superintendents have guided the Franklin and Hill school districts, after the last full-time superintendent left before her contract ended. Within the next week, the …

High schools: Coe-Brown girls’ lacrosse beats Belmont, 12-3, for program’s first win

Thursday, April 30, 2015

NORTHWOOD – The offense kept attacking, the scoring came in waves and the defense stifled chance after chance. It was just the fourth game of its first season, but the Coe-Brown girls’ lacrosse team looked like it’s been …