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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: Harmful cuts

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The New Hampshire Alliance for Retired Americans was shocked and dismayed to see the cuts to senior services in the proposed New Hampshire House budget, as well as the other massive reductions in state spending all across the spectrum of services. As many of us know, New Hampshire has one of the oldest populations in the country. It makes no sense to make …

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 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, March 9, 2015

Youth basketball In the Concord Parks and Recreation 5th/6th boys’ basketball championship game, the Blue Knights Christa McAuliffe-2 team defeated the Black Broken Ground-2 team, 25-19. Tanner Reale led the winners with nine points, David Bean had six points and Colby Gourley played excellent and added three points. …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Monday, March 9, 2015

Boys’ basketball Division II first round No. 14 Souhegan (6-12) at No. 3 Bishop Brady (14-4), 7 p.m. Head to head: Brady beat the Sabers on the road, 76-60. Notes: When the teams met in mid-February, Brady was in the midst of a five-game winning streak. The Giants …

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 …

Coe-Brown girls hold off Portsmouth to stay perfect, advance to semifinals

Sunday, March 8, 2015

NORTHWOOD – When Coe-Brown girls’ basketball Coach Joe Vachon describes his team, the words experience and composure often come up. Those two qualities were on full display last night. Coe-Brown spent most of the evening with Portsmouth nipping at their heels, but the top-seeded Bears pulled away 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 …

Contested races on the ballot for both school, town positions in Northwood

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Northwood will vote Tuesday on whether to add full-day kindergarten to its district, at a cost of $100,000. A crowd turned up at the district’s deliberative session in February to speak on the warrant article, which would only be advisory if passed. The school district ballot will also …

Undefeated Coe-Brown girls’ basketball team focused on taking final step

Saturday, March 7, 2015

It wasn’t the normal bus ride home from a championship game loss, so often a scene of tears and heartbreak. There was sadness, no doubt, for the Coe-Brown girls’ basketball team as it journeyed back from Southern New …

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 …