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Merrimack Valley senior Cole Remillard jumps up for a shot during Monday's game at Merrimack Valley High School in Concord.  (Alan MacRae/for the Monitor)

High schools: Merrimack Valley stays up in standings with win over Kingswood

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

With the regular season coming to a close at the end of the week, the Merrimack Valley boys’ basketball team is looking towards the playoffs. The Pride (13-4) guaranteed itself a top six seed in the Division II tournament with a 81-58 victory over Kingswood (0-17). The winless Knights kept it close early on with MV leading 23-15 after the …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Girls’ basketball Division I first round No. 16 Concord (3-15) at No. 1 Bedford (16-2), 7 p.m. Head to head: Bedford topped Concord, 53-25, in the season opener. Notes: Concord knows it’s got quite a challenge on its hands, taking on a team that’s lost just two regular-season games the last two seasons. In the early-season meeting, Concord stayed within striking distance through …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Youth basketball champs The 7/8 grade division 1 boys’ Concord Boy’s & Girl’s Club team (above) defeated the Bow Wildcats, 48-37, to capture the Bow Athletic Club Tournament Championship. Concord was led by MVP Eric Sullivan (13 points, 11 rebounds, five steals) and Janvier Ahishakiye (10 points). Sullivan and Ahishakiye were both named …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Basketball champs The Bow girls won the MBL 5/6 Division 2 basketball championship over Hillsboro. The offense was led by AnnMarie Penney (12 points, eight rebounds), Ally Boone (eight points, three steals) and Katelin Howe (six points, two …

D-II indoor track winners

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Coe-Brown Ariel Clachar (long jump), 4x800 relay Merrimack Valley Kristie Schoffield (600, 3,000), Meredith Ramsey (300), 4x160 relay, 4x400 relay Kearsarge Zach Astle, shot put …

Wrestling champions

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Division I (With result of championship match) 106 pounds Mark Hoyt, Concord, 6-4 in OT Division III 113 pounds Ben Widmann, John Stark, 17-3 132 pounds Nick Widmann, John Stark, 17-0 138 pounds Terry Zervos, John Stark, 3-2 170 pounds Richie Mills, Winnisquam, pin 182 pounds Christian Duquette, …

High schools: Kearsarge girls find offense in fourth to rally past Mascoma

Saturday, February 21, 2015

They couldn’t buy a basket in the first three quarters and had just 21 points going into the fourth. But the Kearsarge girls remained confident in themselves and their offense, and that confidence paid off in the end. …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Devi Kraushaar, Kearsarge girls’ basketball, 16 points, 10 rebounds in 41-35 win Drew McQuarrie, John Stark boys’ basketball, 22 points, 14 rebounds in 57-45 loss Maddie Clark, Hopkinton girls’ basketball, 16 points in 32-31 win Dominic Timbas, Pembroke boys’ basketball, 21 points, 8 rebounds in 45-43 win Brooke …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Merrimack hoops league champs The Bow 1 boys’ basketball team (pictured) was crowned Merrimack Basketball League high school division champions. Bow defeated New Boston 2 in the semifinals, 51-42, and Concord Boys and Girls Club in the final, …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, February 21, 2015

High school tournaments today Indoor track Division I championships At UNH’s Paul Sweet Oval, 9:30 a.m. S chedule of events: 9:30 a.m. – High jump (girls then boys), long jump (boys/girls), shot put (boys/girls); 9:30 a.m. – 4x800 relay (girls/boys); trials (boys/girls) for 55 hurdles and 55 dash, …

High schools: Defense leads Pittsfield girls’ basketball team to another victory

Friday, February 20, 2015

Pittsfield High girls’ basketball Coach Steve Langevin says “(defense) is what we live by.” For his Panthers, that was certainly true again last night. The Panthers (12-5) held Derryfield (1-17) to four points in the first quarter and …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, February 20, 2015

Gabby Bartlett, Pittsfield girls’ basketball, career high 6 3s (18 points) in 47-27 win Brooke Vien, Pittsfield girls’ basketball, 17 points, 7 steals, 5 rebounds Amanda Blier, Winnisquam girls’ basketball, 26 points in 48-41 win Lauren Marsh, Franklin girls’ basketball, 17 points, 14 rebounds in 51-40 loss …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, February 20, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (1) won its 7th straight D-I title as Erin Waters won her third straight classic championship race. 2. BISHOP BRADY BOYS’ ALPINE SKIING (2) used its depth to win a second straight D-III title and …