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‘Kearsarge 2, Hillsboro-Deering 1’

Saturday, September 1, 2012

‘ The Hillcats (2-1) surrendered two early goals due to sloppy defense, but picked up their game in the final half only to come up shorthanded after the Cougar defense stood tall. Kearsarge (1-1) built its lead with goals from Jacob Donovan (13 minute) and Andrew VanHooydonk (26th minute). H-D cut the lead to one just three minutes into the second half as Andrew Hudson finished off a Josh Gould …

‘Good candidate for Hillsboro, Antrim’

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

‘ I write to endorse the reelection of Rep. Marjorie Porter to a second term in the New Hampshire House, representing Antrim, Hillsboro and Windsor. For the past two years, Porter has been a voice of reason and common sense in a Legislature that has often seemed to be badly off track. Her biweekly newspaper articles have given folks a candid and sometimes …

Official quits amid secrecy

Thursday, August 2, 2012

‘ The Hillsboro selectmen spent more than $46,000 in legal fees for an investigation of their town administrator that led to his resignation last month, according to the selectmen. The investigation report about John Stetser’s job performance will remain private as part of Stetser’s resignation agreement, which the selectmen accepted last month. While the selectmen said they hope the town will now move …

Brady’s Bell, MV’s Kimball are Players of the Year as basketball All-State teams announced

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Bishop Brady’s Jourdain Bell and Merrimack Valley’s Mayson Kimball were named Division II Player of the Year in boys’ and girls’ basketball, respectively, by the New Hampshire Basketball Coaches Organization. Joe Vachon, after leading the Coe-Brown girls to an undefeated championship season, was named Coach of the Year …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, March 16, 2015

Youth hockey The Beauregard Equipment Concord Capitals Squirt 3 hockey team (pictured) ended its season by winning the Seacoast Hockey League S5 Tournament, defeating Oyster River, 6-2, in the final. Goals were scored by AJ Fennelly (two), Nick …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, March 15, 2015

College standout Rebecca Beaulieu of Weare scored two goals as she helped the Mount Ida girls’ lacrosse team defeat Simmons College, 10-9. Youth hockey The Beauregard Equipment Concord Capitals Squirt 3 team defeated Mount Washington Valley, 3-2, in overtime. Dan Chase had two goals while Nick Martel had …

Division II boys’ basketball: Dominant Green Giants punch ticket to final four

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Bishop Brady was in total control when Brendan Johnson made the play. The Brady senior blocked a jump shot early in the fourth quarter, ripping the ball from Windham’s Joe Frake with just one hand. Johnson came to …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Bow High sports Bow High School athletes and families are invited to the Winter Athletic Awards Night Tuesday starting at 7 p.m. Spring sports registrations are now open. Register online Registrations will close March 23 at noon. Franklin road race The Franklin Animal Shelter is holding its …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Girls’ hockey Division I championship At Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester No. 3 Bishop Brady-Trinity (14-6-0) vs. No. 1 Hanover (17-1-1), 10 a.m. Previous tournament games: Bishop Brady-Trinity edged rival Concord, the No. 6 seed, 2-1, and overcame No. 2 Berlin-Gorham, 4-2. Hanover ousted No. 5 Lebanon, 5-1, after …

People for March 16, 2015

Friday, March 13, 2015

CONTOOCOOK Katherine Irwin was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Merrimack College in North Andover, Mass. Lucas Arruda was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Boston University. Hannah Needleman was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at …

Coe-Brown girls’ basketball team stays perfect in advancing to D-II championship

Friday, March 13, 2015

MANCHESTER – When the buzzer sounded on their 39-32 Division II girls’ basketball semifinal win last night, the Bears hardly flinched. There was no screaming or hugging for top-seeded Coe-Brown after it beat No. 5 Pembroke Academy, just …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, March 13, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP (4) will look to cap an undefeated season in tomorrow’s Division II championship game. 2. BELMONT-GILFORD BOYS’ HOCKEY (5) is the top seed and favorite in tomorrow’s D-III final against No. 2 Berlin-Gorham. 3. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, March 13, 2015

YMCA family night The Concord Family YMCA will be hosting Fun Family Friday March 20 from 5:15-7:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per family with a dinner followed by gym games, pool activities and the climbing wall. Sign up at the front desk by noon Thursday . You don’t …