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Letter: Prescription remedy

Saturday, December 20, 2014

According to a new report by AARP, retail prices for the brand-name prescription drugs widely used by older Americans shot up on average nearly 13 percent in 2013, eight times faster than the 1.5 percent general inflation rate. For several years before 2013, the cost of these drugs inclined annually two to three times the inflation rate. These medications, which are often used to treat chronic conditions and frequently replace …

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 The Chichester 7th/8th-grade boys’ basketball team won the 2014 Hopkinton Holiday Classic Championship, defeating Kearsarge …

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 to score or qualify for the state meet last year, this year’s goal is to …

Concord girls’ hockey blows by Souhegan, 8-3, in opener

Monday, December 15, 2014

The Concord High School girls’ hockey team went into the locker room during the first intermission with a one-goal lead over Souhegan, but Coach Stacy Boudrias thought her players could do better. So she told them. “We played the first period a little … ” Boudrias said, her …

High schools: Concord wrestlers capture Salem Blue Devil Classic

Sunday, December 14, 2014

It wasn’t a perfect day for the Concord wrestling team – but it was plenty good enough. The Crimson Tide totaled 170.5 points to win the 12-team Blue Devil Classic, finishing ahead of Central Catholic (157.5), Pinkerton (150), Windham (113) and Salem (102). “We wrestled hard and tough,” …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, December 13, 2014

JV result The Concord JV wrestling team wrestled at the Nick Zeras Invitational in Concord. Danil Noordergraff, Jayson Davis, Ben Bougery, Adam Dwight, Sean McCready, Jayln Stone, Jon Weinberg and Alex Buteau were champions. Freshmen result The Concord girls’ freshman team started the season with a win over …

High schools: Newport too strong for Hopkinton in boys’ basketball opener

Saturday, December 13, 2014

After a pair of fouls put its only returning starter on the bench early in the first quarter, Hopkinton High boys’ basketball Coach Dave Chase had to turn to an untested, green group of Hawks. And while the …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, December 13, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV girls’ basketball team (1-1) lost to Newport, 33-26. Lily Scammon scored seven points, while Abby Symonds, Victoria Petricca and Caroline Flood (4-for-4 at the line) netted four points a piece. Krista Amoth (three points), Abby Houston and Lyndon Flannigan (two points each), and …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Xenthios Cyr, Pittsfield basketball, 41 points, 8 rebounds, 5 steals in win Cassidy Huckins, MV basketball, 20 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists in win Hannah Seidner, Pembroke basketball, 17 points in win Cooper Cyr, Hopkinton basketball, 15 points, 8 rebounds in loss James Bromwell, Kearsarge basketball, 15 points, …

Kearsarge grad Heffernan caps surprising college cross country career

Friday, December 12, 2014

Lindy Heffernan is the Accidental Harrier. Five years ago, as a senior at Kearsarge Regional High, the soccer and lacrosse standout replaced an ailing friend in the Cougars’ cross country lineup. It was intended to be nothing more …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, December 12, 2014

Youth hockey The Henniker Huskies Luba Richter Pee Wee team tied its first game of the season, 2-2, in Laconia. Leading the team on offense were Tristan Ouellette and Darren Early with one goal apiece. Austin Wallace, Cooper Rivers and Dylan Clark picked up assists. Noah Urban and …

High schools: Concord wrestlers come out aggressive in season-opening win over Keene

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Coach Ham Munnell couldn’t have asked for a better opener. Competing on their home mats, Concord wrestlers won 13 of 14 matches to roll to a 67-3 victory over Keene last night. And the one loss (Connor Stadnicki …

Capsule preview outlook of the area’s high school Division II girls’ basketball teams

Thursday, December 11, 2014

High school girls’ basketball Division II outlook Bishop Brady Division: II Coach: Aaron Brochu (3rd year) Last year: 18-3, reached semifinals in D-III Returning starters: Melissa Mallahan, sr., F, 6-1; Sarah Thomas, sr., G, 5-8; Riley Bennett, so., G, 5-7 Top newcomer: Sam Will, fr., G/F, 6-2 Outlook: …