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Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, February 13, 2016

High school tournaments today Swimming Division I championships At UNH’s Swazey Pool Time schedule: 7 a.m. warm-ups; 8:40 a.m. preliminaries; 4:45 p.m. finals A rea male qualifiers (with top-10 seeds) : Concord – Max Cross (1st 200 freestyle, 4th 100 backstroke), Kevin Quinn (3rd 200 freestyle, 9th 500 freestyle), Ryan Quinn (200 freestyle, 10th 100 backstroke), Jay Blasko (200 freestyle, 100 backstroke), Denys Bowen (10th 200 IM, 9th 100 breaststroke), …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, February 12, 2016

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last WEEK’S rank) 1. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (1) finished with perfect scores to claim an eighth straight Division I title Thursday. 2. CONCORD BOYS’ X-C SKIING (8) finished with perfect scores to claim an eighth straight Division I title Thursday. 3. MERRIMACK VALLEY GIRLS’ HOOP (4) has …

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, …

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., …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

JV results The Merrimack Valley girls’ JV basketball team lost its opener on Friday, 34-28, against Kingswood. Sara Osborne led the Pride with 15 points, while Haleigh Boutwell had five points and Savannah Drewry scored four. Freshman results The Concord freshman boys’ basketball team improved to 2-0 with …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, December 14, 2015

Youth hockey The Concord Youth Hockey Angelina’s Bantam 1 team defeated the Manchester Flames, 6-4. Jake Nelson scored a hat trick, with Michael Kenison, Ethan Crandlemire and Hayden Parent adding single tallies. Brett Patnode (two) and Ben Pratt provided assists, and Devin Philbrick, Shane Riley and Ben Daniels …

High schools: Bishop Brady off to a fast start in the pool

Monday, December 14, 2015

Jacob Faretra came home with a pair of individual victories to lead Bishop Brady in a seven-team swim meet on Sunday. Faretra, a senior, won the 100 freestyle in 55.44 seconds and captured the 100 breaststroke in 1:13.84. Teammates Edoardo Sangregorio and Hanzhe Wei also touched the wall …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Football champions The Bow Bulldogs eighth-grade football team defeated Gilford, 16-14, for the Granite State Football League championship. The Bulldogs have a cumulative record of 19-1 over the last two seasons and have outscored their opponents 808-64. The …

High schools: Coe-Brown girls start title defense with ‘sloppy’ victory over Plymouth

Saturday, December 12, 2015

It’s been a while since the Coe-Brown girls’ basketball team lost a game. March 4, 2014 to be exact – in the Division II title game against Merrimack Valley. But after an unbeaten 22-0 record en route to …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, December 12, 2015

JV results The Hillsboro-Deering boys’ basketball team lost to Campbell, 60-30. Kiyle Brown led the Hillcats with nine points and five rebounds, while Kenny Meyers played well on both sides, adding four points and four rebounds. ∎ The Franklin JV boys’ basketball team defeated Somersworth, 41-37, by playing tough …

High schools: Hopkinton girls’ basketball team falls to Newport

Friday, December 11, 2015

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Newport 47, Hopkinton 27 Key players: Hopkinton – Taylor Signor (12 points, 3 steals), Abby Houston (10 points); Newport – Anna Pysz (10 points), Alexis Hurd (10 points), Brooke Beaulieu (9 points) Highlights/key moments: Newport got …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school Division III and IV boys’ basketball teams

Friday, December 11, 2015

High school boys’ basketball D-III, D-IV outlook Belmont Division: III Coach: Jim Cilley (2nd year) Last year: 2-16, did not make tournament Returning starters: Trevor Hunt, jr., F; Doug Price, jr., F; Matt Pluskis, so., G Top newcomers: Hunter Kenney, jr., F/C; Dylan Gansert, so., G/F; Tom Paré, …