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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Learn to play hockey Tri-Town Ice Arena is accepting registrations for its Learn to Play Hockey Program that runs Dec. 10-Feb. 28 (no classes on 12/24, 12/31, 1/3 and 2/14). The program includes 20 classes, meeting Wednesdays at 530 p.m. and Saturdays at 8 a.m. Cost is $159. Call 485-1100 to register. For information, visit tri-townicearena.com. Teams Needed Concord Boys & Girls Club Men’s Basketball League is still looking for …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Local standouts Hillsboro’s Tiffany Lewis scored 11 points in the Plymouth State University women’s basketball team’s 67-52 loss to Castleton State. Lewis connected on 7 of her 8 free-throw attempts. ∎ Bishop Brady graduate Riselly Deoleo shot 5-for-11 from the field for 10 points as the Wentworth women’s basketball team defeated Smith, 48-44. Bow High AD meeting Bow High School’s Winter Pre-Season Meeting with …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Youth hockey The Brine Sporting Goods Concord Youth Hockey Bantam 1 team went 1-1 in Valley League Hockey action over the weekend. On Saturday, the Caps beat Framingham, 7-2, with Liam O’Brian (two goals), Dominique Biron (goal, two assists) and Colin Kastle (goal, two assists) leading the way on offense. In the second game, the Caps lost, 2-1, to the Waltham Bantam 1 …

Letter: Kudos to Christie, Cuomo

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Nurse Kaci Hickox was quite melodramatic regarding her stint in quarantine. Any health care professional who thinks her individual rights come before the public health is selfish. I applaud New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for their stand on addressing this problem immediately. …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

High school tournaments today Girls’ soccer Division III semifinals At Laconia H.S. No. 4 Stevens (13-3-2) vs. No. 1 Bow (18-0-0), 6 p.m. Previous tournament games: Stevens bested No. 13 Gilford, 5-0, and No. 5 Campbell, 5-3. Bow ousted No. 16 Kearsarge, 7-1, and No. 8 Hopkinton, 5-1. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

H-D Fall sports awards Hillsboro-Deering High School will hold its Fall Sports Awards Night Nov. 12 from 5-7 p.m. Dress clothes must be worn by athletes. Any questions, contact Athletic Director Jay Wood at jwood@hdsd.k12.nh.us. Tryouts/registrations Bow Athletic Club basketball registration is open for students in grades 1-12. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

JV result The Concord JV football team defeated Exeter, 26-20, in overtime to finish the season 8-1. Youth indoor soccer Concord Convenient MD defeated Loudon Freedom, 5-3, on Sunday. Ireland Frederikson, Whitey Vaillant and Kelley Mickelson scored goals, while Jessica Casswell and Maddie Wachter played well on defense. …

High schools: Coe-Brown rallies back with three unanswered goals to reach girls’ soccer semifinals

Monday, November 3, 2014

It wasn’t the start the Coe-Brown girls’ soccer team wanted, but it certainly was the finish. The third-ranked Bears (15-3-0) overcame a 2-0 halftime deficit, scoring twice in the second half then once more in overtime yesterday to knock off No. 6 Windham, 3-2, in the Division II …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, November 3, 2014

College standout Concord’s Smita Boesch-Dining, a freshman at the University of Vermont, ran a 19:39.25 to help the Catamounts to a third-place finish at the America East Championships on Saturday. ∎ Bow’s Lindsey Nerbonne scored a goal in the University of New Hampshire field hockey team’s 4-1 victory over …

High schools: MV football team heads into playoffs on a high note

Sunday, November 2, 2014

PEMBROKE – There weren’t any postseason implications, but yesterday’s game between the Merrimack Valley and Pembroke football teams didn’t lack any intrigue. Playing on a muddy field at Pembroke Academy, the local Division II rivals battled for the …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Sunday, November 2, 2014

High school tournaments today Field hockey Division III championship At Bedford H.S. No. 2 Berlin (15-1-0) vs. No. 1 Hopkinton (17-0-0), 2:30 p.m. Previous tournament games: Berlin beat No. 15 Kearsarge, 4-0, edged No. 7 Winnisquam, 3-2, and topped No. 11 Laconia, 3-1. Hopkinton won all of its …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, November 2, 2014

College standout Katie Levesque of Wilmot had 13 saves in net, but it wasn’t enough as the Massachusetts Maritime women’s soccer team fell to the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, 1-0. Youth hockey The Eastern Bank Concord Capitals Squirts beat the Maine Hockey Academy, 6-0. Ryan Philbrick (two), …

Johnson leads Bishop Brady to win over Winnisquam, spot in playoffs

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Playing a must-win game on Halloween, the Winnisquam football team saw its biggest fear come to life last night. Bishop Brady senior quarterback Brendan Johnson (29-for-46) threw for 424 yards and eight touchdowns to lead the Green Giants …