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High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Thomas Bengtson, Concord boys’ basketball, 32 points in 80-73 overtime loss Bruce Barton, Merrimack Valley boys’ basketball, 18 points, 10 rebounds in 58-57 win Joey Kulbacki, H-D boys’ basketball, 26 points in 75-63 loss Maddy Ishak, John Stark girls’ swimming, won 100 fly and 200 IM Melissa Mallahan, Bishop Brady girls’ basketball, 9 points, 14 rebounds in 49-45 win Sarah Thomas, Bishop Brady girls’ basketball, 14 points, 8 rebounds, 2 …

High schools: Off night offensively dooms Concord Christian girls

Saturday, January 31, 2015

It’s been a turnaround season for the Concord Christian girls’ basketball team, but even in the best of seasons there are still some bumps in the road. Entering last night’s game on a four-game winning streak, the Lady Kingsmen (7-3) were finally brought down by visiting Wilton-Lyndeborough, 34-20. Defense has been the strength …

Merrimack Valley boys, Bishop Brady girls notch close wins over rivals

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Kevin O’Brien and his Merrimack Valley boys’ basketball team walked off the New Hampshire Technical Institute court in December, losers by 13 to Bishop Brady in the Capital Area Holiday Tournament and sure of two things going forward. There would be a rematch. And it could not be played the same way as the first time. “We weren’t interested in trading baskets,” O’Brien, …

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 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, January 18, 2015

JV result The Concord JV girls’ basketball team fell to Nashua South, 38-35, on Friday night. The Tide was led by Jada Duvert (eight points) and Lyra Canabano (six points). Gabbie Evans and Kasie Maloney rebounded well while playing solid defense. Freshman results The Concord freshman wrestling team …

Coe-Brown girls’ hoop team stays perfect with win over MV in rematch game

Saturday, January 17, 2015

NORTHWOOD – The 12-point lead Coe-Brown owned going into the fourth quarter had been cut in half. And it seemed as if Merrimack Valley was getting the bounces, like the fast-break layup Coe-Brown’s Sarah Curtin had just missed …

High schools: Coe-Brown boys’ basketball team edges MV, 45-42

Saturday, January 17, 2015

PENACOOK – Down early and turning the ball over left and right, the Coe-Brown boys’ basketball team wasn’t panicking. The Bears had seen this before. And they had seen the script flip enough to know what they were capable of once they began to find their game. “This …