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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Youth hockey The Henniker Huskies Squirt 1 Gap Mountain Drilling team tied the Rochester Blackhawks, 3-3. Nick Osborne, Ben Mordarski and Owen Jones had the goals. Assists came from Modarski and Levi Jones. Evelyn Irizarry, Dillon O’Sullivan and Kiernan King also played well in front of goalie Aidan Miller. ∎ The Henniker Huskies Squirt 2 team lost to Keene Squirt 2, 7-0. Despite strong efforts by forwards Avery Condon, Nathan Clukey, …

Final pound-for-pound fall high school rankings

Friday, November 21, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS X-C (1) First in Division II, first at the Meet of Champions, second in New England and No. 1 here. 2. BOW GOLF (3) The three-time Division III champs haven’t lost a match since 2012. 3. BOW GIRLS’ SOCCER (2) The two-time champs had four …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, November 21, 2014

Tilton School result The Tilton School boys’ basketball team (3-0) defeated Spire Institute, 97-57. Six Rams scored in double figures – Franklin Porter (20 points), Brett Hanson (16), Connor O’Neill (16), Terance Mann (14), Anthony Green (10) and Sarju Patel (10). Mann and Hanson paced the team with eight and six assists, respectively, while the leading rebounders were Mann, Hanson and Joey Roberts …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, November 14, 2014

Team (with last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS X-C (1) Elisabeth Danis and Hannah Parker led the Bears to 2nd place at New Englands. 2. BOW girls’ soccer (6) A second straight D-III title, their third in five …

High school field hockey All-State teams 2014

Friday, November 14, 2014

Twelve area players earned First Team All-State recognition from the New Hampshire Field Hockey Coaches Association, and two of those players were chosen for the New Hampshire Twin State Team that will take on Vermont next June. Winnisquam’s Erin McNamara was named Division III Player of the Year …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Tilton School results The Tilton School varsity girls’ soccer team defeated Gould Academy, 1-0, in the NEPSAC Class D quarterfinals. The winner came with less than five minutes left in the half when Bry Clark threw a ball into Caitlin Rotonnelli, who dished it back to Clark for …

PHOTOS: Story time at Maxfield Public Library in Loudon

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Three times a week, children’s librarian Cheryl Ingerson reads two books and offers a related craft during story time at the Maxfield Public Library in Loudon. This week she read “Baby Bear Counts One” by Ashley Wolff and …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Youth hockey The Concord Capitals mite travel played two games over the weekend, falling first, 6-3, to the West River Royals, but finishing with a 6-2 victory over Oyster River. In the first game, Colin Ala (two) and Dawson Fancher scored goals, while Garret Bishop played well in …

Retired Air Force colonel’s off-the-cuff Veterans Day speech steals the show

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

After the state’s top political leaders made carefully prepared remarks at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery yesterday, the guest speaker came on and stole the show, speaking from his heart with no prepared notes. Retired Air Force …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, November 10, 2014

Youth hockey The Residential Mortgage Services Bantam 2 team defeated Chelmsford, 2-1. Ethan Crandlemire and Harrison Parent scored, while Zack Painchaud, Derek Kelleher and Will Shoemaker added assists. Alex Reynolds was stellar in goal. Elijah Czysz and Shane Riley played well on defense. Men’s basketball Mihachik Builders/Kimball’s Cavern …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Youth hockey Concord’s Residential Mortgage Services Bantam 2 hockey team defeated Keene, 3-1. Harrison Parent scored all three goals with assists from Will Shoemaker (two) and Kyle McKinnon. Hunter Sanders stopped 28 shots in goal. Shane Riley and CJ Smethurst played well for Concord. ∎ The EPTAM Plastics Concord …

Merrimack Valley football team knocked out in first round again

Sunday, November 9, 2014

PORTSMOUTH – After making the postseason for the first time last season, the ­Merrimack Valley football team was looking to take the next step in 2014. St. Thomas made sure that didn’t happen. The Saints (8-1) pulled away with 23 unanswered points in the fourth quarter of yesterday’s …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Sunday, November 9, 2014

High school tournaments today Girls’ soccer Division II championship At Bill Ball Stadium, Exeter H.S., noon No. 2 John Stark (16-2-1) vs. No. 1 Hanover (16-1-2) Previous tournament games: John Stark blanked No. 15 St. Thomas, 2-0, edged No. 7 Goffstown, 3-2, and No. 3 Coe-Brown, 2-1. Hanover …