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Hillsboro-Deering Zach Rowell (10) takes the ball across center court during Friday’s game against Newfound at Hillsboro-Deering High School, Feb. 5, 2016.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

High schools: H-D boys making strides in search of first win

Saturday, February 6, 2016

With their full roster intact for the first time in weeks and another winless team coming into their gym, the Hillcats thought Friday might be the time for their first win of the season. It wasn’t. Instead, it was the Newfound boys’ basketball team celebrating its first victory of the season on Hillsboro-Deering’s home court. The Bears (1-11) opened up …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, February 6, 2016

JV results The Bishop Brady boys’ JV basketball team was upended by Windham, 50-45. Rich Sullivan led Brady with 15 points and Sean Sullivan added 10 points. Angelo Besho had seven points and eight assists. ∎ The Hillsboro-Deering boys’ JV basketball team lost to Newfound, 44-30. Sam Taylor had nine points for H-D and Thomas Ferguson had six. St. Paul’s School result The St. …

High schools: John Stark girls continue progress with convincing win over Plymouth

Friday, February 5, 2016

Just last year the John Stark girls’ basketball team finished the season 2-16 and missed the playoffs, but now, the young squad is starting to believe in itself. The Generals (4-9) doubled their win total from last season and avenged a loss from earlier this season in one blow, defeating Plymouth, 51-31, on …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Middle School results The Rundlett girls’ A basketball team defeated Dover. Shayla Weeden (13 points, eight assists) and Nicole Lebrun (eight points, five steals) led the offense. Jordan Lengle (12 rebounds), Kylar Buchholz (eight rebounds), Famay Shegow and Abby Corbett led the defense. ∎ The Hopkinton Middle School boys’ …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Ben Nelson, Concord boys’ hockey, 21 saves in 4-1 win Michael York, Bow wrestling, 2 wins at 113 Doug Champagne, Bow boys’ hockey, 2 goals in 5-2 win …

High schools: Bean reaches 1,000-point milestone as Franklin boys cruise to victory

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

FRANKLIN – Posters with his name lined the gym walls. The crowd screamed to get him the ball. The 1,000-point milestone was looming over the game, but Franklin senior Dana Bean didn’t let it distract him, didn’t try …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Dana Bean, Franklin boys’ basketball, 19 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, scored 1,000th point in win Trent Noordsij, Kearsarge boys’ basketball, 14 points, 10 rebounds, 8 assists in win Cam Darrah, Pittsfield boys’ basketball, 32 points, 4 assists in loss Christian Serrano, Winnisquam boys’ basketball, 31 points, 8 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Youth basketball champions The Henniker Crushed Stone won the Men’s Winter ‘B’ League division at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Concord. Pictured: (l-r) Cody Drouin, Brandon Patenaude (captain), Ben Knapton, Ethan O’Neill (back), Nic Lloyd, Tyler …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Middle school results The Hopkinton Middle School Nordic team competed in a paintball biathlon last week at Gunstock. Lily Sabol, Emma Rothe, Lilia Klingler and Lillian Eckberg had strong races for the girls’ team. The boys were lead by Theodore Mollano, Hayden Lynch, Nolan Sauer and Rory Campbell. …

High schools: Mutz, Feliz carry Concord to fourth at indoor track meet

Monday, January 18, 2016

It was the Dalton Mutz and Angel Feliz show for the Concord High boys’ indoor track team in Sunday’s eight-team meet at the University of New Hampshire. Mutz, a sophomore, and Feliz, a senior, were responsible for all 33 of the Tide’s points (with help from Brendan Cacciola …

High schools: Sluggish start dooms Bulldogs to first loss in title game rematch

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Sometimes you learn more from losing than winning. The defending Division III hockey champions from Belmont-Gilford (7-1-0) saw the possibility of an undefeated season come to an end with a 4-3 loss to Berlin-Gorham (6-1-0) in a rematch …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, January 17, 2016

JV results The Bishop Brady JV boys’ basketball team fell to undefeated Manchester West, 59-45. Jack Maher and Rich Sullivan led the Brady offense with 11 points each, and Kenny Fusco and Sean Sullivan pitched in with nine points apiece. ∎ The Pembroke JV boys’ basketball team fell to …

Merrimack Valley girls get revenge on Coe-Brown in 58-36 blowout win

Saturday, January 16, 2016

After finishing last season as the undefeated Division II champs, the Coe-Brown girls’ basketball team feels like it has a target on its back this season. That target was certainly there on Friday night at Merrimack Valley, but …