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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

NEAHL champions The 2006 West River Royals premier team won the 2014-15 NEAHL Division A State Championship with a 7-0 victory. Free throw champion Jonathan Shamash, an eighth-grader from Concord, won the statewide free throw contest for his age division (14 years old). The contest was sponsored by the Boys and Girls Club of New Hampshire. JV basketball The Coe-Brown …

Flynn–Mertz

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Flynn–Mertz Ken and Karon Mertz of New Hampton announce the engagement of their son, Kameron, to Kayleigh Flynn, daughter of Steven Flynn of Windham, Maine, and Donna Flynn of Otisfield, Maine. Flynn graduated from Colby-Sawyer College with a degree in child development. She works in Concord. Mertz graduated from Colby-Sawyer College with a …

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 6, 2015

Unified basketball The Hopkinton unified basketball team fell to Hanover, 27-24. Alin Leeming led Hopkinton with 12 points, while Ellie Coe contributed six. Youth basketball The Concord Boys & Girls Club 7/8 girls’ basketball team defeated Franklin. Ami Rivera (14 points, seven rebounds, four steals), Jade Bell (11 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, February 5, 2015

JV results The Hillsboro-Deering JV boys’ basketball team lost to Fall Mountain, 57-35. Brandon Rodier had 15 points to pace the offense. ∎ The Merrimack Valley JV girls’ basketball team defeated St. Thomas, 55-14, to improve to 8-2. Sara Osborne led MV with 14 points, while Shatara Stetson added …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

JV results The Coe-Brown JV boys’ basketball team fell to Portsmouth, 57-55. Brody Ashley (19 points) and Scott Spenard (10 points) led Coe-Brown. ∎ The Concord JV girls’ basketball team fell to Central, 39-31. Steph Oberg had eight rebounds, three assists and two steals. Sangita Nuli added four rebounds …

New Hampton previews March vote on emergency vehicles, road adjustments

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Selectman Nathaniel Sawyer set the tone early last night at New Hampton’s deliberative session when he described the need to raise $20,000 through taxes and sock it away in the Town Building Repair Fund. “There’s no good reason not to,” Sawyer said. All 18 audience members seemed in …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Youth hockey The Henniker Huskies Cold Springs RV Bantams dropped a tough contest to first-place NH East, 2-0. Tough forechecking by Thayer Maughan, Garrett Sprenger and Zach Urban kept the Huskies in the game. Henniker beat the Plymouth Panthers, 3-2, behind goals from Quentin Barry, Cam Bishop and …

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Monday, February 2, 2015

Wrestling champs The Rundlett Middle School wrestling team (pictured above) captured the Tri-County team title, outpointing defending champion Timberlane Middle School. Jackson Wilkes, Tyler Simpson, Chea Chebo, Isaac Gladey, Liam Devanny and Noah Giffard won individual titles for …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, February 1, 2015

JV result The Concord JV girls’ basketball team lost to Alvirne on Friday, 38-33. Lyra Canabano and Brighid Weeden led all scorers with 10 points apiece, while Gabby Evans and Emily Otto pulled down eight and seven rebounds, respectively. Freshmen result The Concord High freshman girls’ basketball team …

New Hampton to consider emergency vehicles, road changes at deliberative session

Saturday, January 31, 2015

New Hampton voters will be presented with a proposed $34,000 operating budget increase, two new emergency vehicles and a pair of road adjustments – to make way for potential medical offices and a multimillion-dollar school ice rink – at Tuesday night’s deliberative session. Town officials have requested a …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, January 31, 2015

JV result The Hillsboro-Deering JV boys’ basketball team lost to Stevens, 56-40. Zach Rowell (19 points) and Tyler Rowell (16 points) led the scoring for H-D. Middle school result The Rundlett Middle School wrestling team claimed 34 of 45 matches against Pennichuck, Nashua Catholic and Exeter on Thursday. …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, January 30, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (3) The Crimson Tide bested every team in the state at the NH Coaches Series race on Saturday. 2. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP (1) Undefeated matchup tonight: Coe-Brown (9-0) at Milford (8-0). 3. JOHN STARK-HOPKINTON BOYS’ …