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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 …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Thursday, March 12, 2015

High school tournaments today Girls’ basketball Division II semifinals At Southern NH Univ. No. 5 Pembroke (15-5) vs. No. 1 Coe-Brown (20-0), 8 p.m. Previous tournament games: Pembroke topped No. 12 Windham, 58-38, and No. 13 St. Thomas, 56-40. Coe-Brown ousted No. 16 Hollis-Brookline, 58-40, and No. 9 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Twin State Baseball Classic After an 11-year hiatus, the Twin State Baseball Classic, featuring many of the top high school seniors from Vermont and New Hampshire, will return to the diamond. Originally held from 1983 to 2004, the renewal of Twin State Baseball Classic will take place at …

DECA teams move on

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

John Stark Regional High School and Hillsboro-Deering High School both have student teams who will head to the international DECA conference in Florida this spring after successes at the Career Development Conference in Manchester in February. Want to …

Hillsboro: Nonresident inclusion sparks debates

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

A $6.69 million operating budget didn’t phase Hillsboro voters last night. The warrant article promoted no discussion and only two nays out of more than 200 residents in attendance. An article allocating $8,000 for senior citizens and a proposal for a recreation commission received far more attention. Hillsboro …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Boys’ hockey Division I semifinals At JFK Coliseum, Manchester No. 3 Concord (14-4-1) vs. No. 2 Pinkerton (14-3-2), 5:30 p.m. Previous tournament games: Concord edged No. 6 St. Thomas, 2-1. Pinkerton escaped No. 7 Exeter, 2-1 in overtime. Head to head: Pinkerton beat the Tide, 3-0, in early …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Basketball champions The Blue Knights Christa McAuliffe No. 2 team defeated Broken Ground No. 2, 25-19, to win the Concord Recreation 5th- and 6th-grade boys’ basketball championship. Pictured: front row (l-r), Tanner Reale, Rafe Pollack, David Bean, Will …

D-II boys’ basketball: MV tastes tournament victory for first time in 13 years

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

It has been 4,758 days. The last time the Merrimack Valley boys’ basketball team won a playoff game was on Feb. 28, 2002. Kevin O’Brien, the Pride’s current head coach who is in his second year back coaching …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Seacoast United College Showcase The Seacoast Express United U18 Girls competed in the Seacoast United College Showcase this past weekend and finished as the finalist in their U18 group. Seacoast Express beat the first two teams from Massachusetts and Connecticut at SNHU to advance to the final at …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, March 9, 2015

Youth basketball In the Concord Parks and Recreation 5th/6th boys’ basketball championship game, the Blue Knights Christa McAuliffe-2 team defeated the Black Broken Ground-2 team, 25-19. Tanner Reale led the winners with nine points, David Bean had six points and Colby Gourley played excellent and added three points. …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Monday, March 9, 2015

Boys’ basketball Division II first round No. 14 Souhegan (6-12) at No. 3 Bishop Brady (14-4), 7 p.m. Head to head: Brady beat the Sabers on the road, 76-60. Notes: When the teams met in mid-February, Brady was in the midst of a five-game winning streak. The Giants …