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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 Buckley was Honorable Mention. John Stark-Hopkinton’s Jake …

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Youth basketball The Bow L 3/4 girls’ basketball team (pictured) won the 12th annual Deerfield Basketball Tournament, defeating Deerfield in the championship game, 16-13. Offensively, Bow (20-4) was led by Elle Pingree (eight points), Lyndsey Laperle (six) and Isabella Laperle (two). Alexandra Larrabee led the team in rebounding and played lock-down defense. Megan …

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Monday, March 30, 2015

College standouts Several area athletes stood out for the Franklin Pierce University track & field team at this weekend’s Snowflake Classic at Tufts. Colton Ham, a junior from Webster, took second in the 3,000 in 9:01.95, while Concord’s B.J. Smith was seventh in 9:36.03. Loudon’s Chris Bohi was second in the javelin at 51.2 meters, and Northwood’s Samantha Toscano was fourth in the …

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Monday, March 23, 2015

Senior basketball showcase results The Division I boys’ senior all-star team defeated Division II, 109-105. Pembroke’s Max Curran led D-I with 21 points and Manchester West’s Zach Jones led D-II with 28. ∎ The Division III boys defeated the Division IV boys, 100-82. Newport’s Andrew Houde led D-III with …

Winnisquam Regional School District: Voters okay budget increase, school building improvements

Sunday, March 22, 2015

With no challenge and little comment, the voters in Winnisquam Regional School District passed a $25.9 million operating budget at yesterday’s annual meeting. Nina Gardner, chairwoman of the budget committee, said that number is a 1.44 percent increase over last year, largely due to a roughly $351,000 increase …

Granite State All-Star games take the court at NHTI

Sunday, March 22, 2015

The New Hampshire Basketball Coaches Organization’s Granite State All-Star games will be played today at NHTI, featuring the top high school seniors from each division. The boys kick off the action, with Division I against Division II at 1 p.m., followed by Division III versus Division IV at …

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Sunday, March 22, 2015

College standouts Rebecca Beaulieu of Weare, a sophomore midfielder for the Mount Ida women’s lacrosse team, scored four goals on four shots in the Mustangs’ 14-8 loss to Emmanuel College on Friday. ∎ Colton Ham of Webster gave the Franklin Pierce University men’s track and field team its best …

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Saturday, March 21, 2015

College standout Concord’s Maddie Crutchfield, a freshman midfielder on the Duke University women’s lacrosse team, was named ACC Defensive Player of the Week following her performances in two Blue Devil victories. Crutchfield made a critical defensive play in the final minute of the Blue Devils’ 10-8 conference victory …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, March 20, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP (1) capped a 22-0 season with a 55-46 win over Goffstown for the Division II title. 2. BELMONT-GILFORD BOYS’ HOCKEY (2) beat Berlin-Gorham, 3-2 in overtime to claim the D-III championship. 3. BISHOP BRADY BOYS’ HOOP …

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Friday, March 20, 2015

Youth hockey champs The Henniker Huskies Cold Springs RV Bantams (pictured) won the Maine March Showdown. The Huskies finished pool play with a 4-0 record, outscoring their opponents, 24-6. Nine different Huskies tallied goals during the tournament. In …

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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Youth hockey The Residential Mortgage Services Bantam 2 team defeated Chelmsford, 4-2. Zack Painchaud scored two goals, while Ethan Crandlemire and Will Shoemaker each tallied one. Painchaud, Shoemaker, Crandlemire, Derek Kelleher and Shane Riley contributed assists. Hunter Sanders played well in net. RMS Bantam 2 team tied Cambridge …

Announcements: Nominate the Everett

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

CONCORD Nominate the Everett! Kraft is holding a Hockeyville contest and asking for people to show their love of hockey by nominating their community rink as the “most passionate” hockey arena. The winning community rink will win the title of Kraft Hockeyville, receive $150,000 towards arena upgrades, and …

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Basketball champs The Concord Boys & Girls Club 7/8 boys’ travel team completed a 27-3 season en route to capturing the Division 1 Manchester Suburban Basketball League Championship. Concord defeated Derry B&G Club, Hampstead, Goffstown in the semifinals …