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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 …

High schools: Thomas scores 1,000th, but Bishop Brady girls upset by Goffstown

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Bishop Brady senior Sarah Thomas passed the 1,000-point plateau last night when she buried a 3-pointer early in the second quarter of the Green Giants’ Division II quarterfinal against No. 6 Goffstown. It was a landmark moment for …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Youth basketball Bow defeated Hudson, 47-20, in the Manchester Suburban League Division I 5th/6th-grade boys’ basketball playoffs. Matthew Lamy (12 points, 22 rebounds), Nicholas McGovern (11 points, 22 rebounds) and Shaun Lover (11 points) led the offense. Alex Boisvert had a great game off the bench and Evan …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, March 7, 2015

High school tournaments today Boys’ hockey Division I quarterfinals No. 6 St. Thomas (10-8-0) at No. 3 Concord (13-4-1), 5:30 p.m. Head to head: Concord shut out the Saints, 2-0, just 10 days ago. Notes: There won’t be many surprises, since the teams faced off in the final …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Youth basketball In Concord Parks & Recreation 7th/8th grade boys’ basketball semifinal action, the White Knights defeated the Red Team, 28-20. Steven West and Christian Waldron led the Knights with eight points apiece. Nikolai Bofinger and Andrew Champagne anchored the defense. For the Red Team, Tommy Martin led …

High schools: Hopkinton boys upended by Gilford in second round

Friday, March 6, 2015

GILFORD – Hopkinton had three goals before last night’s playoff game – hold No. 8 Gilford to 40 points, shoot 25 free throws and outrebound the Golden Eagles. The ninth-seeded Hawks reached one of those goals, but one …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Friday, March 6, 2015

High school tournaments today Girls’ hockey Division I quarterfinals No. 6 Concord (10-8-0) at No. 3 Bishop Brady-Trinity (12-6-0), 7:30 p.m. H ead to head: Brady-Trinity swept the regular-season series, winning 6-1 in December and 6-2 just six days ago. Notes: A look at the two regular-season results …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, March 6, 2015

Unified result Bow lost to Hollis-Brookline, 38-30, in the first round of the Unified Division I basketball tournament. Jack Rich had 16 points to lead the way for the Falcons, while Zach Jukoski played well defensively and chipped in with four points. J.J. Chern, James Petzold, Christian Robison, …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, March 6, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) wasn’t bothered by the two-week delay for the D-II championships, crusing to the title. 2. BRADY BOYS’ ALPINE SKIING (3) had Sam Marshall finish fourth in the GS and sixth in the slalom at the …

Newbury: No loud noises expected at town meeting

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Newbury’s warrant includes an article seeking to change the town ordinance on fireworks. From a contentious standpoint, though, no fireworks are expected at the annual town meeting, scheduled for Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Mount Sunapee Spruce Lodge. So says Dennis Pavlicek, Newbury’s longtime town administrator. “I don’t …

High schools: Loiselle gives Pembroke the inside edge in 58-38 first-round win

Thursday, March 5, 2015

PEMBROKE – Karli Loiselle, Pembroke Academy’s tallest post player, gave away 3 inches to Windham’s 6-foot-1 power forward Casey Dinga. That’s the only thing Loiselle gave away last night. The Spartans’ junior forward scored 11 of her game-high …