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Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Indoor track & field Division I championships At Dartmouth College’s Leverone Field House, 3:30 p.m. Order of events: Shot put, high jump, long jump, 4x800 relay (girls/boys), 55 hurdle trials (boys/girls), 55 dash trials (boys/girls); finals (girls/boys) for 3,000, 55 hurdles, 55 dash, 1,000, 600, 300, 1,500, 4x400 relay, 4x200 relay Area male qualifiers (with top-six seeds): Concord – Angel Feliz (1st 55, 1st long jump, high jump), Dalton Mutz …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, December 18, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last YEAR’s FINAL rank) 1. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (1) returns almost all the talent that dominated last year and won a seventh-straight D-I title. 2. BISHOP BRADY BOYS’ ALPINE SKIING (3) brings back most of the point scorers from last year’s undefeated …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school boys’ basketball teams, Divisions I-II

Friday, December 18, 2015

High school boys’ basketball outlook Concord Division: I Coach: John Finnegan (4th year) Last year: 0-18, did not make tournament Returning starters: Matt Giroux, jr., G, 6-0 Top newcomers: Tyler Bruns, fr., F, 6-2; Dorde Kristic, sr., F, 6-2 Outlook: Last year’s winless regular season motivated the Crimson …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, December 18, 2015

Middle school results The Hopkinton middle school girls’ basketball team dropped a 39-37 road game at Winnisquam despite rallying from a 12-point second-half deficit to take a fourth-quarter lead. Hopkinton had two opportunities late but was unable to convert. Katie Meserve (11 points, 10 rebounds) and Taylor Clark …

High schools: Concord boys’ hockey outlasts Bishop Brady challenge in crosstown rivalry

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Concord High and Bishop Brady have met on the ice 83 times in the storied cross-town hockey rivalry. And every couple of years, the game lives up to the hype. Wednesday night was one of those games. Concord …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Youth hockey The Tooky Mills Henniker Huskies Mites played two games over the weekend. Evelyn Hopper made some impressive saves in her first time goaltending. ∎ Henniker’s Edmunds Ace Hardware defeated the Laconia Squirts, 5-4. Henry Powell scored a goal and added two assists, while Avery Condon, Aiden Chicoine …

High schools: MV girls run away from Division II rival Pembroke

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Merrimack Valley wants to play fast. Tuesday night against Pembroke Academy, the Pride got what it wanted. Four MV girls scored in double digits as the Pride (2-0) pushed the pace at every opportunity, dropped 53 combined points …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

National cheerleading champs Two Pembroke cheerleading teams won American Youth Cheer National Championship titles at a competition held in Florida. The Division 18 team won the Division 18 Large Blue Team Division, while the younger Division 14 team …

High schools: Brady girls up the defensive pressure, roll to win over Plymouth

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Dictating the tempo of a game early on can put a team in the driver’s seat for the rest of the game. The Bishop Brady girls’ basketball team did just that, forcing eight steals in the first half …

Preview capsules of the area’s high school hockey teams

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

High school hockey outlook Boys Concord Division: I Coach: Dunc Walsh (26th year) Last year: 15-5-1, Division I runner-up Returning starters: Ben Nelson, sr., G; Bradley Murphy, sr., C; Alex Marceau, jr., LW; Matt Norris, sr., RW; Matt Chorlian, jr., D; Dan Lebell, jr., D; Andy Cole, jr., …