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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Hockey champs The Eastern Bank Concord Capitals Squirt 1s (pictured) won the New England Region Squirt Tier 1 hockey championship. The Capitals went undefeated in the tournament, beating the Boston Stars, the Green Mountain Glades and the Waltham Express twice. The Capitals defeated the Connecticut Wolfpack, 7-1, in the final. The Concord players are Ryan Doherty, Ryan Philbrick, Brooks Craigue, …

Letter: Our broad-based tax

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

For years, the state has been claiming it does not have a broad-based tax. But it does. It’s embedded in the property tax. In 1993, the Supreme Court stated the “state constitution imposes duty on the state to provide constitutionally adequate education to every educable child in public schools and to guarantee adequate funding.” The Legislature established the statewide education property tax to …

Belmont-Gilford’s Hurst named D-III hockey Player of the Year

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Brogan Hurst, a senior defenseman for the Belmont-Gilford hockey team, was named Division III Player of the Year after leading the Bulldogs to their first championship. Hurst scored eight goals with 22 assists in 18 regular-season games and established himself as the top defenseman in D-III. Teammate Caleb Drouin, a forward, earned First Team honors, while Andrew D’Amour made Second Team and James …

Business people for March 16, 2015

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Roger Sevigny, the New Hampshire insurance commissioner, was recently named chairman of the Health Insurance and Managed Care Committee, a policy group of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Mike and Gloria Caponera of Franklin were among those recognized as 2015 New Hampshire Heroes by the Red Cross. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, March 15, 2015

College standout Rebecca Beaulieu of Weare scored two goals as she helped the Mount Ida girls’ lacrosse team defeat Simmons College, 10-9. Youth hockey The Beauregard Equipment Concord Capitals Squirt 3 team defeated Mount Washington Valley, 3-2, in overtime. Dan Chase had two goals while Nick Martel had …

Division II boys’ basketball: Dominant Green Giants punch ticket to final four

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Bishop Brady was in total control when Brendan Johnson made the play. The Brady senior blocked a jump shot early in the fourth quarter, ripping the ball from Windham’s Joe Frake with just one hand. Johnson came to …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Bow High sports Bow High School athletes and families are invited to the Winter Athletic Awards Night Tuesday starting at 7 p.m. Spring sports registrations are now open. Register online atfamilyid.com. Registrations will close March 23 at noon. Franklin road race The Franklin Animal Shelter is holding its …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Girls’ hockey Division I championship At Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester No. 3 Bishop Brady-Trinity (14-6-0) vs. No. 1 Hanover (17-1-1), 10 a.m. Previous tournament games: Bishop Brady-Trinity edged rival Concord, the No. 6 seed, 2-1, and overcame No. 2 Berlin-Gorham, 4-2. Hanover ousted No. 5 Lebanon, 5-1, after …

Coe-Brown girls’ basketball team stays perfect in advancing to D-II championship

Friday, March 13, 2015

MANCHESTER – When the buzzer sounded on their 39-32 Division II girls’ basketball semifinal win last night, the Bears hardly flinched. There was no screaming or hugging for top-seeded Coe-Brown after it beat No. 5 Pembroke Academy, just …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, March 13, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP (4) will look to cap an undefeated season in tomorrow’s Division II championship game. 2. BELMONT-GILFORD BOYS’ HOCKEY (5) is the top seed and favorite in tomorrow’s D-III final against No. 2 Berlin-Gorham. 3. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, March 13, 2015

YMCA family night The Concord Family YMCA will be hosting Fun Family Friday March 20 from 5:15-7:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per family with a dinner followed by gym games, pool activities and the climbing wall. Sign up at the front desk by noon Thursday . You don’t …

John Stark-Hopkinton hockey team’s valiant comeback goes for naught

Thursday, March 12, 2015

A third consecutive trip to the Division III boys’ hockey final wasn’t in the cards for No. 2 John Stark-Hopkinton last night. Not that the Generals didn’t make it close, or exciting, or memorable in their 6-5 semifinal …

D’Amour won’t be denied, sends Belmont-Gilford hockey to D-III title game

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Andrew D’Amour lay in a heap by the boards, hands clasped tightly around his knee. For a short while, it looked like the Belmont-Gilford hockey team would have to survive its deadlocked semifinal with Kennett – and maybe …