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Concord Christian basketball head coach Zach Boulter runs drills during practice at the Epsom Bible Church gym on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014.
(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

Concord Christian’s Boulter relishes coaching his former team … and brother

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Jeremiah Boulter makes a play – a swished shot, a hard-nosed rebound, a rookie mistake or anywhere in between – and he knows the voice that finds him soon after. It’s the same voice the Concord Christian senior has heard throughout his life, telling him the same things he heard earlier in high school, in middle school, and even as …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Thursday, December 25, 2014

1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) The two-time Division II champs open their season tomorrow at UNH. 2. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP (3) The Bears have allowed 22.3 points per game in their 3-0 start. 3. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (2) The six-time D-I champs won’t open their season until Jan. 8. 4. PEMBROKE BOYS’ HOOP (4) It hasn’t been easy, but the Spartans are …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Bill Koch Ski League Bill Koch Ski League for ages 6-11 runs Fridays, Jan. 9-Feb. 13, from 3:45-4:45 p.m. Run by Concord Recreation as part of the New England Nordic Association, the league is a way to introduce children to cross-country skiing. Children are required to have their own equipment. Contact Concord Recreation at 225-8690 or visit concordparksandrec.com. BILL KOCH SKI LEAGUE- Ages …

High schools: Merrimack Valley sweeps hoop doubleheader with Kearsarge

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

PENACOOK – The slow and methodical pace delighted one head coach and frustrated the other. For Kearsarge Regional boys’ basketball coach Nate Camp, stifling host Merrimack Valley’s lineup in the early going last night was exactly what he …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

JV results The Pittsfield JV girls’ basketball team beat Wilton, 18-17. Chantelle Bartlett led the way with six points and nine rebounds, followed by Lindsey Massey (five points, four rebounds, four steals) and Meredith Smith (four points, nine rebounds). Alyssa Sullivan, Jaden Smith and Raquel Sheridan played excellent …

High school Stars of the Day

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Xenthios Cyr, Pittsfield basketball, 16 points in loss Deb Morrill, Concord basketball, 13 points, 4 steals in loss Kaitlin Bardellini, Bishop Brady-Trinity hockey, 2 goals in 3-1 win Sarah Plourde, Bishop Brady-Trinity hockey, 24 saves in 3-1 win Katie Steeves, Pittsfield basketball, 20 points, 13 rebounds in victory …

High schools: Steeves shines as Pittsfield girls’ basketball nets win

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Coming off a frustrating loss to Hinsdale on Friday, the Pittsfield girls’ basketball team needed to get back to basics in last night’s tilt at Wilton-Lyndeborough. The Panthers did just that. Katie Steeves scored Pittsfield’s first 10 points, …

High schools: Taylor’s block seals down-to-the-wire win for Pembroke basketball

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

PEMBROKE – Driving along the baseline with a clear path to the rim, Memorial guard Craig Preston looked poised to deliver the game-winning basket at Pembroke Academy last night. Cameron Taylor swatted those hopes. The 6-foot-5 Taylor, a …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV boys’ basketball team defeated Sanborn, 66-41, to improve to 4-0. Kevin McGrath (17 points), Kayl Munreough (nine points) and Zee Meister (eight points) paced the offense, and Liam Flannagan played well. ∎ The Pembroke JV boys’ basketball team lost to Memorial, 80-46. Tyler Josephson …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, December 22, 2014

Freshman results The Concord High School girls’ freshman basketball team defeated Bishop Guertin, 60-28. Jada Duvert (19 points, 20 rebounds) led the Tide offense along with Catherine Reynolds (11 points, six steals, three assists). Kasie Malone (eight points, three blocks) provided a solid defensive effort. Middle school results …

Preview capsules of the area’s Division II high school swim teams

Monday, December 22, 2014

Bishop BradY Division: II Coach: Nancy Stehno (1st year) Last year: Girls: DNS; Boys: DNS Returning STARTERS: Girls: Aly Senko, Amelia Toole, Bryana Rochenski; Boys: Jacob Faretra, Matt Fogarty, Jacob Smith, Hunter Blake, Curtis Lashon, Xiaoyuan Zhang Top newcomers: Girls: Yolanda Wang; Boys: Brendan Sica Outlook: After failing …

High schools: Bow boys’ hockey team picks up first win of season, 4-2, over Hollis-Brookline/Derryfield

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Trailing 2-0 early in the second period yesterday, the Bow High boys’ hockey team finally started doing what it hadn’t done to that point this season: playing without the puck. And when the Falcons changed their ways, it …

Pembroke basketball assistant coach Segal resigns from team

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Dave Segal, an assistant coach with the Pembroke Academy boys’ basketball team, announced Friday on the Spartans’ basketball Facebook page that he resigned from the position, the result, he said, of not being given the opportunity to coach the Spartans during Coach Matt Alosa’s season-opening suspension. “In a …