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Hill residents prepare to adjust following vote to withdraw from Franklin schools

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Anticipating the likely outcome of the Hill School District annual meeting, Jennifer Turner put her house up for sale a week ahead of it. Her premonition – that Hill would vote to withdraw from the Franklin School District and instead send students to the Newfound Area School District – turned out to be correct. “It was very frustrating,” she said. “Every single person that bought a property in Hill knew …

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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Soccer champs The Loudon Freedom girls’ U16 soccer team captured the NH President’s Cup title over the weekend at New England College. The girls posted a record of 3-0 in their championship run, outscoring their opponents 10-1. The team now advances to the U.S. Youth Soccer Regionals held in Pittsburgh to represent New …

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Hockey champs The Eastern Bank Concord Capitals Squirt 1s (pictured) won the New England Region Squirt Tier 1 hockey championship. The Capitals went undefeated in the tournament, beating the Boston Stars, the Green Mountain Glades and the Waltham Express twice. The Capitals defeated the Connecticut Wolfpack, 7-1, in the final. The Concord players …

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Monday, March 23, 2015

Senior basketball showcase results The Division I boys’ senior all-star team defeated Division II, 109-105. Pembroke’s Max Curran led D-I with 21 points and Manchester West’s Zach Jones led D-II with 28. ∎ The Division III boys defeated the Division IV boys, 100-82. Newport’s Andrew Houde led D-III with …

Granite State All-Star games take the court at NHTI

Sunday, March 22, 2015

The New Hampshire Basketball Coaches Organization’s Granite State All-Star games will be played today at NHTI, featuring the top high school seniors from each division. The boys kick off the action, with Division I against Division II at 1 p.m., followed by Division III versus Division IV at …

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Sunday, March 22, 2015

College standouts Rebecca Beaulieu of Weare, a sophomore midfielder for the Mount Ida women’s lacrosse team, scored four goals on four shots in the Mustangs’ 14-8 loss to Emmanuel College on Friday. ∎ Colton Ham of Webster gave the Franklin Pierce University men’s track and field team its best …

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Saturday, March 21, 2015

College standout Concord’s Maddie Crutchfield, a freshman midfielder on the Duke University women’s lacrosse team, was named ACC Defensive Player of the Week following her performances in two Blue Devil victories. Crutchfield made a critical defensive play in the final minute of the Blue Devils’ 10-8 conference victory …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, March 20, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP (1) capped a 22-0 season with a 55-46 win over Goffstown for the Division II title. 2. BELMONT-GILFORD BOYS’ HOCKEY (2) beat Berlin-Gorham, 3-2 in overtime to claim the D-III championship. 3. BISHOP BRADY BOYS’ HOOP …

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Friday, March 20, 2015

Youth hockey champs The Henniker Huskies Cold Springs RV Bantams (pictured) won the Maine March Showdown. The Huskies finished pool play with a 4-0 record, outscoring their opponents, 24-6. Nine different Huskies tallied goals during the tournament. In …

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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Youth hockey The Residential Mortgage Services Bantam 2 team defeated Chelmsford, 4-2. Zack Painchaud scored two goals, while Ethan Crandlemire and Will Shoemaker each tallied one. Painchaud, Shoemaker, Crandlemire, Derek Kelleher and Shane Riley contributed assists. Hunter Sanders played well in net. RMS Bantam 2 team tied Cambridge …

Hill students moving from Franklin to Newfound School District

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Hill residents voted to withdraw from the existing agreement with Franklin School District and instead send students to Newfound Regional School District at last night’s annual school district meeting. “Newfound was the proper alternative,” said Michael Brady, a …

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Basketball champs The Concord Boys & Girls Club 7/8 boys’ travel team completed a 27-3 season en route to capturing the Division 1 Manchester Suburban Basketball League Championship. Concord defeated Derry B&G Club, Hampstead, Goffstown in the semifinals …

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Men’s hockey champs Buffalo Wild Wings defeated Cimo’s, 7-3, to claim the Capital City Hockey League championship. BWW was led by Corey Laroche’s five-goal performance as Dan Arndt and Dillon Emerson also scored. BWW goaltender Tyler Ingerson made …