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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

Friday, February 20, 2015

Unified basketball The Concord High Unified basketball team fell short against Merrimack Valley, 35-27. Leading the Tide were Brendan McEwen with five points, and Nicholas Seybold, Drew Nadeau, Thomas Boyce and Connor Reid, who all chipped in four. Taylor Bisson and Maxwell Rand led the defense. JV result …

High schools: Hopkinton girls overwhelm Mascenic, 47-16, with Fall Mountain up next

Thursday, February 19, 2015

It goes in the books as the Hopkinton girls’ basketball team just extending the anguish for unbeaten Mascenic, but the value of the Hawks’ victory last night goes beyond the competition. Hopkinton is hoping to set itself up …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Jeremiah Boulter, Concord Christian boys’ basketball, 19 points, including 1,000th of his career Lil Ricker, Concord hockey, 3 goals in 3-2 OT win Colin Kastle, Concord hockey, 2 goals (including tying and winning) in 3-2 win Amandaline Tibbals, Concord hockey, 33 saves in OT win Chris Mead, Bow …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Futsal champs On Monday, Samba Black Futsal, a team out of Concord, defeated Sporting KC, 6-0, in Overland, Kan. to take the U16 boys’ futsal national championship. The team went 2-1 in its qualifying bracket over the weekend, …

People for Feb. 19, 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

BARNSTEAD Anna L. Hingston was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Quinnipiac University. Anthony Stohlberg was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Maine in Orono, Maine. BOSCAWEN …

High schools: Concord girls follow the plan to an upset victory

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Before every game, Concord girls’ basketball Coach Mike Achilles writes the plan on a board in the team room. But when Achilles walked into the room before last night’s game, there was a surprise waiting for him. “They …

Swimming, indoor track championships rescheduled for Saturday

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Saturday will be chock full o’ high school state championships. Along with the three previously scheduled wrestling championships, the Division I swimming and Divisions I and II indoor track championships have been rescheduled to Saturday. The D-I swim meet will be held beginning at 8:30 a.m. at UNH’s …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Nordic skiing champions The Rundlett Middle School Nordic Ski teams competed in the 24-team middle school state championship meet yesterday in Sandwich, with the girls’ team (pictured) bringing home the championship and the boys’ team placing third. Heather …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Peyton Osgood, Concord girls’ basketball, 13 points, 12 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals in 56-53 overtime win. Cassidy Emerson, Concord girls’ basketball, 14 points, 7 rebounds in 56-53 overtime win Mayson Kimball, Merrimack Valley girls’ basketball, 17 points, 14 rebounds, 7 steals in win over Kingswood Drew McQuarrie, …

High schools: Edin’s 20 points spark Coe-Brown boys’ basketball team to win over Plymouth

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Coe-Brown is putting a little rough patch in the rearview mirror just in time to see two potential hazards in the road ahead. After losing a pair of close games last week, the Bears boys’ basketball team rebounded …