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High schools: John Stark-Hopkinton hockey team hands Berlin-Gorham its first D-III loss

Sunday, February 14, 2016

The John Stark-Hopkinton boys’ hockey team used a strong first-period effort to dispatch of Berlin-Gorham, 5-3, on Saturday and vault over the Mountaineers and into the No. 2 spot in the Division III standings. Up 3-1 at the end of the first period, Coach Denis Kolehmainen credited his captains, Jake Blanchette (2 goals, assist), Callahan Loos (2 goals, assist) and Tim Sawitsky (3 assists), with helping his team keep its …

D-I swim championships: Cross takes 200 freestyle title as Concord boys finish sixth overall

Sunday, February 14, 2016

DURHAM – It was a back-and-forth day, and a back-and-forth race, for Max Cross. But the Concord High junior adjusted to the fluctuations and found a way to a state championship. Cross figured he would win the 200-yard freestyle at Saturday’s Division I Swimming and Diving Championships. He was, after all, the top …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Sunday, February 14, 2016

High school tournaments today Swimming Division II championships At UNH’s Swazey Pool Time schedule: 7 a.m. warm-ups; 8:40 a.m. preliminaries; 4:45 p.m. finals Area female qualifiers (with top-10 seeds): Coe-Brown – Emelia Cronshaw (2nd 200 IM4th 100 backstroke), Gabby Arena (50 freestyle, 100 freestyle); Bow – Riley Hicks (8th 200 freestyle, 100 freestyle), Kathleen Jenkins (4th 100 butterfly, 7th 100 backstroke), Sonya DeLorie …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Middle school results The St. John Regional School 7th-8th grade boys’ basketball team won the NHCYO Catholic Schools Tournament on Friday night in Nashua. With the win, the boys’ will represent New Hampshire catholic schools in Bridgeport, Conn. …

High schools: Kearsarge fends off Franklin in D-III boys’ hoop battle

Saturday, February 13, 2016

This was a big one. With both teams jockeying for position atop the Division III standings, the Kearsarge and Franklin boys’ basketball teams hit the court on Friday night riding seven- and six-game winning streaks, respectively. “Our gym was electric,” Kearsarge Coach Nate Camp said. “This had a …

High schools: Kearsarge sweeps Division III Alpine titles on its home hill

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Kearsarge went both big and local on Friday at Mount Sunapee. The Cougars’ big picture reward came in the form of the boys’ and girls’ Division III Alpine championships. The localized reward was beating out both Bishop Brady …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, February 13, 2016

High school tournaments today Swimming Division I championships At UNH’s Swazey Pool Time schedule: 7 a.m. warm-ups; 8:40 a.m. preliminaries; 4:45 p.m. finals A rea male qualifiers (with top-10 seeds) : Concord – Max Cross (1st 200 freestyle, 4th 100 backstroke), Kevin Quinn (3rd 200 freestyle, 9th 500 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Unified basketball The Concord High unified basketball team defeated John Stark, 43-32. The top scorers for the Tide were Drew Nadeau (12 points), Sean Daley (seven points), Nick Battles (six points) and Brendan McEwen (six points). JV results The Hillsboro-Deering JV boys’ basketball team lost to Sanborn, 70-30. …

Concord boys’ Alpine third in D-I; Hopkinton boys’ Alpine fourth in D-IV

Friday, February 12, 2016

All season long, it was Bedford, Portsmouth and Concord battling it out on the slopes around New Hampshire. But because of the uncooperative weather forcing so many races to be canceled, the big three hadn’t faced some of the other teams in Division I. “I wasn’t sure how …

D-III Nordic championships: Kearsarge girls take title; Bow runner-up for both boys and girls

Friday, February 12, 2016

A year ago, the Kearsarge girls’ Nordic ski team had a tiny taste of what it might be like to lift the championship plaque, finishing runner-up to a powerhouse White Mountains team. On Thursday night, that championship plaque …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, February 12, 2016

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last WEEK’S rank) 1. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (1) finished with perfect scores to claim an eighth straight Division I title Thursday. 2. CONCORD BOYS’ X-C SKIING (8) finished with perfect scores to …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, February 12, 2016

Freshman result The Concord freshman boys’ basketball team beat Dover, 58-33. John Shamash scored 14 points, Zack Gamble added 11 points and Jarod Woodman seven to lead the Tide (8-5). Unified basketball The Bow Unified basketball team ran its record to 4-0 with a 53-16 victory at Merrimack …

High school stars of the day

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Mike Buxton, Winnisquam boys’ basketball, 19 points, 5 3s in win Henry Yianakopolos, Hopkinton boys’ basketball, 21 points, 11 rebs in win Morgan Sisson, Concord girls’ hockey, 3 goals, 4 assists in 7-2 win Sarah Plourde, Brady-Trinity girls’ hockey, 15-save shutout, assist in win Matt Hennessy, Franklin boys’ …