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Concord goalie Amandaline Tibbals makes a save against Bishop Brady-Trinity's Kaitlin Bardellini on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015.

(CAMERON JOHNSON / Monitor staff)

High schools: Brady-Trinity girls beat Concord, earn higher seed for playoff rematch

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Bishop Brady-Trinity Coach Dan Earley was worried about this matchup. Anything can happen when two rivals play, especially when the rival in question is the Concord girls’ hockey team. “(Concord is) 10 times better than they were at the beginning of the year. I was definitely afraid of this game,” Earley said. “So we just loaded the guns again and …

Winnisquam’s Mills, Concord’s Tarwo win wrestling titles; Tide finishes second as a team

Sunday, March 1, 2015

NASHUA – As he played through pain during this football season, Winnisquam’s Richie Mills wasn’t sure he would be able to wrestle this winter. He had compartment syndrome in his lower leg – too much muscle, which caused his leg to swell and go numb. Doctors told him he needed invasive surgery to …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, March 1, 2015

JV results The Coe-Brown Northwood Academy girls’ JV basketball team (pictured) concluded a perfect 18-0 season with Friday’s 48-18 victory at Kennett. Leading scorers included Shannon Riley and Catie Langdon with nine points each, followed by Haley Dunn with seven and Morgan Labrecque with six. ∎ The Hopkinton JV boys’ basketball team defeated Hillsboro-Deering, …

Weare’s sign ordinance could be repealed at town meeting

Saturday, February 28, 2015

When the planning board discussed repealing Weare’s sign ordinance this winter, Keith Lacasse said business owners came to the meeting with a clear message: “Trust us.” “The businesses want to be trusted, and I think they’re trustworthy,” said Lacasse, a selectman and planning board member who proposed a …

High schools: Bishop Brady girls undefeated at home to wrap up No. 3 seed

Saturday, February 28, 2015

The Bishop Brady girls’ basketball team has a simple mantra: “Defend the home court.” For the third straight season, the Green Giants (16-2) accomplished that mission, wrapping up yet another undefeated regular-season home record with last night’s 55-49 …

High school wrestling: Family all in

Saturday, February 28, 2015

No high school sport demands more dedication than wrestling – maintaining weight, enduring pain and grueling competitions. And no family is more dedicated than the Widmanns from John Stark. They reaped the benefits of their commitment last weekend …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Brendan Johnson, Brady boys basketball, 1,000th career point in 80-73 win Cassidy Emerson, Concord girls’ basketball, 22 points, 4 steals in win Jourdain Bell, Brady boys’ basketball, 30 points, 6 assists Shannon Drouin, Brady girls’ basketball, 8 4th quarter points in 55-49 win Cassidy Huckins, MV girls’ basketball, …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Wrestling Meet of Champions At Nashua North H.S., 9 a.m. Area qualifiers (with top-four seeds): Concord – Mark Hoyt (2nd at 106), Jake Linquata (113), Brandon Simpson (126), Alex Kamau (2nd at 132), Jake Pickard (138), Chris Munnell (145), Cal Mackenzie (152), Dan Lawrence (160), Ian Wagner (170), …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, February 28, 2015

JV results The Merrimack Valley JV girls’ basketball team won in overtime, 39-36 over Milford. Camryn Burr had 14 points, seven rebounds and eight steals, while Shatara Stetson and Kaitlin Kozat added key rebounds in overtime for MV, which finished at 12-3. ∎ The Coe-Brown boys’ JV basketball team …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Friday, February 27, 2015

Girls’ basketball Division IV quarterfinals No. 6 Pittsfield (14-5) at No. 3 Groveton (16-3), 7 p.m. Previous tournament games: Pittsfield ousted No. 11 Concord Christian, 37-23. Groveton bested No. 14 Wilton-Lyndeborough, 61-43. Head to head: The teams did not meet during the regular season. Notes: For the third …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, February 27, 2015

Chayleigh Cadarette, Belmont girls’ basketball, 12 points, 15 rebounds Zach Mattos, Kearsarge boys’ basketball, 23 points, 13 rebounds, 3 blocks Trent Noordsij, Kearsarge boys’ basketball, 21 points, 8 assists, 7 rebounds Mike Legare, Hillsboro-Deering boys’ basketball, 28 points Joey Kulbacki, Hillsboro-Deering boys’ basketball, 20 points …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, February 27, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (6) scored in 10 of 13 events to win its third straight Division II championship. 2. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (1) could have split into two teams and finished 1-2 at the D-I championships. 3. BISHOP …

High schools: Belmont girls bow out of D-III tourney when furious comeback bid falls short

Friday, February 27, 2015

Down 15 points to Somersworth with just over five minutes to play in last night’s Division III second round girls’ basketball game, the panic button stayed hidden behind the Belmont bench. Instead, Red Raiders Coach Mark Dawalga tried to rally his 10th-seeded team – the same squad that …