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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, January 26, 2015

Hoops tourney champions The Bow 3 girls’ basketball team won the Merrimack Basketball Tourney 3/4 Pee Wee Girls Division Championship. Bow beat Brookline, 31-5, in the semifinals. Offensively, Bow was led by Lyndsey LaPerle (16 points) and Catherine Windsor (five points). Elle Pingree and Alexandra Larrabee each had 21 rebounds. Isabella LaPerle had four assists, while Kendall Murray had six steals. Megan Landcastle ran the floor well. In the championship game, Bow defeated Hudson, 28-10. Lyndsey LaPerle (13 points) and Windsor (eight) led the scoring. Larrabee and Pingree had numerous rebounds and Landcastle led the team in steals. Isabelle LaPerle hustled all game long. Pictured …

High schools: Concord girls’ team, Hopkinton’s Nadeau off to good starts in N.H. Coaches Series

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Local Nordic skiers fared well at the New Hampshire Coaches Series Race yesterday, especially on the girls’ side, with Concord winning the race and Hopkinton’s Sarah Nadeau taking the individual title in the 5K skate race hosted by White Mountains. The NH Coaches Series, featuring public and private high schools from all divisions, combines boys’ and girls’ team scores over two days of …

High school Stars of the Day

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Sarah Nadeau, Hopkinton girls’ x-c ski, 1st place NH Coaches Series out of 145 skiers Kate Andy, Concord girls’ x-c ski, 3rd at NH Coaches Series Lilly Naimie, Bow girls’ x-c ski, 4th at NH Coaches Series Amandaline Tibbals, Concord girls’ hockey, 37 saves in 5-2 loss to first place Berlin-Gorham …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Futsal champions The Tartan Army U14 Futsal team won the NH Futsal U14 championship. Team members picture above are: Daniel Aybar, Liam Conery, John Walter Elsnau, Alasdair Ferrier, Tomek Hill, Max Keef, Mick Leahy, Becket O’Neil, Luke Ramsey …

Letter: Freedom and responsibility

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

I am with Pope Francis on this one. Freedom of speech doesn’t mean to speak irresponsibly. While nothing justifies the murderous attacks in France, posting disrespectful images of the Muslim Prophet is akin to yelling fire in a crowded movie theater. The Nazi press used similar images of …

High schools: Belmont girls’ basketball finds form against Prospect Mountain

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

After a painful 52-46 loss to Campbell on Friday, the Belmont girls’ basketball team wanted to come out firing against Prospect Mountain last night. There was a hot start to the game, but it didn’t come on Belmont’s …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

JV results The Merrimack Valley JV boys’ basketball team beat John Stark, 53-36. Ben Davis (13 points) and Jake Mulleavey (nine points) led a strong rebounding and defensive effort in the post for the Pride (1-5). The Generals fell to 0-5. ∎ The Hopkinton JV girls’ basketball team (4-3) …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Chayleigh Cadarette, Belmont girls’ basketball, 21 points, 22 rebounds in 40-30 win Bruce Barton, Merrimack Valley boys’ basketball, 25 points, 8 rebounds in 68-50 win Maddie Clark, Hopkinton girls’ basketball, 22 points in 50-29 win Nate Mulleavey, Merrimack Valley boys’ basketball, 17 points, 15 rebounds in 68-50 win …

High schools: Concord girls’ hockey team ends Berlin’s shutout streak, upsets undefeated Mountaineers, 2-1

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Berlin-Gorham girls’ hockey team – last year’s state runner-up – hadn’t given up a goal since the first game of the season … until yesterday. That’s when Concord (5-3-0) pushed the Mountaineers from their undefeated perch with a 2-1 victory in a matinee at Everett Arena. Let’s …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Youth hockey The New Hampshire Distributors Concord Capitals Peewee 2 hockey team fell to Cape Ann, Mass., 5-4. Cabot Lineberry (two), Ben Bourgault and Drew O’Brien scored for Concord. Nate Carter, Knox Brown, Lineberry and Cam Brown had assists. Graham Sundstrom and Harrison Briggs played well defensively and …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, January 19, 2015

Indoor soccer The PretiFlaherty girls’ indoor soccer team won the U14 division championship at Fieldhouse Sports on Saturday. Pictured above are: Joy Riddell (coach), Sydney Plante, Reilly Riddell, Grace Jordan, Nicole Lebrun, Anna Quirk, Megan Martel, Fiona Quirk …

High schools: John Stark-Hopkinton hockey team wins battle of unbeatens with Berlin-Gorham

Monday, January 19, 2015

The rematch of the 2013 Division III boys’ hockey championship between John Stark-Hopkinton and Berlin-Gorham had plenty on the line again. Entering that matchup as two of the three remaining unbeaten teams in D-III and sole possession of first place to play for, nothing would faze the Generals. …

High schools: Sisson scores twice, Tibbals throws shutout as Concord beats Oyster River, 3-0

Sunday, January 18, 2015

With a home-and-home series against undefeated Berlin-Gorham looming next week, the Concord High girls’ hockey team was looking for a win to snap its two-game losing streak and to avoid slipping below .500, as well as to generate …