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Letter: A plan for Pembroke hoops

Friday, April 18, 2014

Bring ’em on! It can happen. You become proficient at your trade and the competition will begin accusing you of unfair practices. For instance, start winning at the blackjack table, and the pit boss will watch you to see if you’re counting cards. Record a windfall in the stock market, and surely you have been trading after hours. Win an election by a landslide, the ballot box was stuffed or … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, April 18, 2014

Drew Kalil, Bishop Brady boys’ baseball, 5 IP, one earned run, 8 strikeouts; 2 hits, RBI in 6-5 win Jake Nelson, Hopkinton baseball, 9 strikeouts, 2 hits allowed in 6 innings; 3-for-5, 2 2Bs, 3B, 3 RBI in 11-4 win Anna Stowell, Kearsage girls’ lacrosse, 6 goals in 14-2 victory Josiah Platte, MV boys’ track, won shot put, javelin and discus in MV … 0

High Schools: Brady baseball team gets some relief, and a victory

Friday, April 18, 2014

The Bishop Brady baseball team didn’t stay down for long. After opening its season with a 6-1 loss to Hopkinton on Monday, the Green Giants bounced back and battled their way to a 6-5 victory over feisty Hillsboro-Deering (0-3) yesterday. It was a back-and-forth affair with lead changes throughout. With Brady leading 2-1 … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, April 18, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV baseball team (1-0) defeated Conant, 7-3. Tucker Windhurst (2-for-4, RBI), Ben McManus (1-for-4, two RBI) and Riley McNicholas (2-for-4, RBI) led the offensive attack. McManus (four innings, one run, 10 strikeouts) led the Hawks on the mound. ∎ The Bishop Brady and Merrimack Valley … 0

High school Player of the Season for boys’ basketball

Thursday, April 17, 2014

PAT WELCH School: Pembroke Academy Honors: The senior guard finished his career with more than 1,900 points, a 77-7 record and back-to-back Division II championships. 3 favorites: Basketball, food, sleep How does winning the D-II title this year … 0

High school Player of the Season for boys’ basketball

Thursday, April 17, 2014

PAT WELCH School: Pembroke Academy Honors: The senior guard finished his career with more than 1,900 points, a 77-7 record and back-to-back Division II championships. 3 favorites: Basketball, food, sleep How does winning the D-II title this year … 0

High schools: Bird’s five-hit shutout leads Franklin over Belmont in softball, 6-0

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Franklin put a season-opening loss behind it in a hurry. Just two days after giving up nine runs, the Golden Tornadoes softball team (1-1) shored up the defense and received a five-hit shutout from pitcher Kelsey Bird in … 0

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school volleyball teams

Thursday, April 17, 2014

High school boys’ volleyball outlook Coe-Brown Division: I Coach: Ryan Smith (2nd year) Last year: 6-10, did not qualify for tournament Returning starters: Charles Swansburg, so., OH Top newcomers: Borja Rodriguez, jr.; Isaiah Allen, fr.; William Girard, fr. Outlook: The Bears are young, with no seniors and with … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, April 17, 2014

JV results The Concord JV baseball team lost to Manchester Central, 8-3. Jared Grondin went 2-for-2 and Matt LaTourette chipped in with two hits and an RBI. ∎ The Concord girls’ JV lacrosse team lost to Pinkerton, 11-7. Becca Proulx and Addie Palisi led the Tide with two goals … 0

Letter: A curious sponsorship

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

So Citizens United, the prime force behind the lawsuit to have corporations treated as “people,” sponsors the summit in Manchester where everyone speaks about protecting individual freedoms. Really? SUSAN WHITBECK Pembroke … 6

Coe-Brown girls’ track wins easily at home; boys finish third

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Coe-Brown girls’ track and field team made a statement at their home meet against Portsmouth and Kennett, scoring 105 points and handily defeating Portsmouth (31) and Kennett (27). The Bears had 10 athletes win a total of 12 events. Leading the way were Alley Savioli (first shotput, … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

JV results The Kearsarge JV softball team beat Hillsboro-Deering, 19-9. ∎ The Concord JV baseball team dropped its opener to Trinity Monday, 9-7. Sean Fallon had two hits for the Tide. Matt LaTourette ripped a triple and Cass Parker added an RBI to lead the offense. Youth lacrosse results … 0

Pembroke Academy boys’ basketball faces backlash, no schedule

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Principals and athletic directors statewide, concerned that Pembroke Academy has violated rules to build its championship boys’ basketball program, say they won’t play the team next season, leaving Pembroke with no schedule and continuing the longtime view that … 10