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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, November 28, 2014

Coaches needed Concord High School has openings for a varsity field hockey coach, boys’ JV lacrosse coach, boys’ freshman lacrosse coach and freshman baseball coach. Send résumé and three letters of reference to Steve Mello, Director of Physical Education & Sport, 170 Warren St., Concord, NH 03301 or email: smell@concordnhschools.net. Bishop Brady High School has vacancies for the following 2014-15 coaching positions: varsity boys’ ice hockey head coach, JV boys’ …

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 …

Driver dies in fiery interstate crash near Warner the morning before Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

A 52-year-old Bradford man died yesterday morning in a fiery car crash on Interstate 89 northbound in Warner. The single-car accident occurred about 7 a.m., about 1 mile south of Exit 9, the police said. No cause has yet been determined. Authorities said the vehicle, a 1998 GMC Jimmy, veered into the median, …

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 …

Kearsarge stamps its playoff ticket with 33-30 victory at Laconia

Saturday, November 1, 2014

LACONIA – As Kearsarge’s Riley Antle rolled toward the end zone in the final minutes, he had a thought. “I saw the hole open up and saw all the field ahead of me,” Antle said, “and I was …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, November 1, 2014

High school tournaments today Boys’ soccer Division I quarterfinals No. 5 Timberlane (11-4-2) at No. 4 Concord (12-4-1), noon Previous tournament games: Timberlane beat No. 12 Nashua South, 2-0. Concord blanked No. 13 Nashua North, 4-0. head to head: The Crimson Tide shut out the Owls, 3-0, on …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, November 1, 2014

JV result The Hillsboro-Deering/Hopkinton Redhawks football team defeated Windham, 40-21. Prince Mansah led the way offensively with three touchdowns, while Blake Madore and Sage Dubois also added a touchdown apiece. Defensively, Mikey Legare and Dubois led the way with 13 and 11 tackles, respectively. College standouts Lindsey Nerbonne …

In semifinals, Hopkinton field hockey team wins in overtime again

Friday, October 31, 2014

EXETER – Patty Connolly insists the Hopkinton field hockey team isn’t doing it on purpose – the high-wire act, taking games to overtime, letting their picture-perfect season come within one shot of crumbling to pieces. Intentional or not, …

High schools: Coe-Brown girls’ soccer team breaks away in second half

Friday, October 31, 2014

They competed all season with the purpose of playing at home when the tournament began. And for the Coe-Brown girls’ soccer team, one home game wasn’t enough. So there was no way the third-seeded Bears were going to overlook 14th-seeded Merrimack Valley in the first round of the …

High school football: An early start to playoff pressure

Friday, October 31, 2014

Halloween can be a scary night. High school football teams around the state are hoping it doesn’t turn into a horror story. In this, the final weekend of the regular season, playoff implications hinge on the outcome of nearly every game involving area teams. It all starts tonight …

Playoff scenarios for area football teams in the final week of the regular season

Friday, October 31, 2014

Division I Concord (6-2) at Exeter (6-2), today, 7 In with a win, or a loss and a Memorial loss to Goffstown; out with a loss and a Memorial win Division II Kearsarge (4-3) at Laconia (4-3), today, 7 In with a win; out with a loss Division …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, October 31, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (with last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS X-C (3) All 7 runners placed in the top 13 as the Bears won their fifth straight D-II title. 2. BOW GOLF (1) They haven’t played in three weeks, but the three-time champs still deserve this …