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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, December 22, 2014

Freshman results The Concord High School girls’ freshman basketball team defeated Bishop Guertin, 60-28. Jada Duvert (19 points, 20 rebounds) led the Tide offense along with Catherine Reynolds (11 points, six steals, three assists). Kasie Malone (eight points, three blocks) provided a solid defensive effort. Middle school results The Chichester 7th/8th-grade boys’ basketball team won the 2014 Hopkinton Holiday Classic Championship, defeating Kearsarge Middle School, 32-27. Chichester was led by …

Preview capsules of the area’s Division II high school swim teams

Monday, December 22, 2014

Bishop BradY Division: II Coach: Nancy Stehno (1st year) Last year: Girls: DNS; Boys: DNS Returning STARTERS: Girls: Aly Senko, Amelia Toole, Bryana Rochenski; Boys: Jacob Faretra, Matt Fogarty, Jacob Smith, Hunter Blake, Curtis Lashon, Xiaoyuan Zhang Top newcomers: Girls: Yolanda Wang; Boys: Brendan Sica Outlook: After failing to score or qualify for the state meet last year, this year’s goal is to …

MV boys and girls both place second at season-opening indoor track meet

Monday, December 22, 2014

Merrimack Valley started the indoor track season on a high note yesterday at the University of New Hampshire. After the season-opening high school meet was delayed a day, both the MV boys’ and girls’ teams placed second in a meet with 12 schools scoring. Pembroke’s boys placed third, while the girls took ninth. The Pride girls scored 58 points, finishing just behind meet …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, December 6, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV girls’ basketball team won its season opener over Mascoma, 39-27. Lyndon Flannigan scored 10 points and grabbed four rebounds, while Lily Scammon (six points, three steals) played a solid all-around game. Caroline Flood (10 points, 10 boards, three assists, three steals) and Abby …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Chay Cadarette, Belmont, 15 points, 20 rebounds in 45-35 win Devi Kraushaar, Kearsarge, 15 points in 67-11 win Maddie Clark, Hopkinton, 16 points in 47-35 win …

My Turn: Wishing for a Kasich-Rubio ticket

Friday, December 5, 2014

Clinton versus Kasich in 2016? Nov. 5 marked the unofficial start of the 2016 Presidential campaign – that being the day after the mid-term elections. With a new president guaranteed for 2016, New Hampshire political junkies should be …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, December 5, 2014

Middle school results The Hopkinton Middle School boys’ basketball team lost in the final second in its opener to Conant, 54-52. Hopkinton was led by Kevin Newton-Delgado with 20 points, Caleb Yianakololos and Mike Baer with 10 points each and Ben Bickford with six points. Colby Quiet and …

Capsule preview outlook of the area’s high school D-III and D-IV girls’ basketball teams

Friday, December 5, 2014

High school D-III and D-IV girls’ basketball outlook Belmont Division: III Coach: Mark Dawalga (3rd year) Last year: 10-10, reached second round Returning players: Cassie Contigiani, sr.; Jackelyn Robarge, sr.; Makayla Donovan, sr.; Chayleigh Cadarette, sr.; Courtney Claremont, jr.; Andreya Murphy, jr.; Megan Prescott, jr.; Shannon Davies, so.; …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Middle school results The Deerfield Community School girls’ basketball team defeated Epsom Middle School, 32-27. Leading scorers for Deerfield were Ashley Nault and Caroline Clark. ∎ The Rundlett girls’ A basketball team lost to Bedford. Helen Massah, Paige Weatherbee, Quinn Daniels, Anaya Nadeau and Carly Torrence led the defense. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Youth hockey The Brine Team Sales Concord Capitals Mite 1 team dropped both games this past weekend. In Saturday’s 10-7 loss against the Back Bay Squirt 1 team, Dawson Fancher (three goals), Cameron Plumb (two goals) and Colin Ala (two goals) scored, with Henry Brochu (two assists) also …

Mr. and Mrs. Shorten

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

William and Shirley Shorten of Loudon recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married Oct. 7, 1949 in Los Angeles. The couple celebrated with friends at a local restaurant. They have two children, Debra Cooke of New …

High school Player of the Season for field hockey

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Cassidy Huckins SCHOOL: Merrimack Valley HONORS/STATS: The senior forward was the top scoring threat and veteran leader of a very young MV team. Chosen First Team All-State and selected to the Twin State Team. THREE FAVORITE THINGS: Chocolate …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Middle school results The Rundlett Middle School girls’ basketball B team (1-1) lost to Windham. Famay Shegow led the Dukes with six points. Courtney Gage and Rabina Rai played well on defense. College standout Bow’s Connor Brown, a junior, is the leading scorer for the Tufts University men’s …