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People for March 5, 2015

Thursday, March 5, 2015

ALLENSTOWN Meagan Shackelford earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Franklin Pierce University in Rindge. BELMONT Tyson Morrill graduated from Paul Smith’s College in Paul Smiths, N.Y. He earned a bachelor’s of science in fisheries and wildlife science. GILMANTON Kathryn Clark was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Saint Joseph’s College in Standish, Maine. PEMBROKE Brendan McCoo was named to the dean’s list for the fall …

Letter: Just vote no

Thursday, March 5, 2015

To the voters of Hillsboro-Deering School District: We were able to reduce the 2013-14 proposed school budget by $1 million, but there was $1.1 million left over at the end of the year. Unfortunately, the same amount remains in the budget for the 2014-15 school year – with an additional $300,000. So this year, the budget is $1.4 million over last year. The …

High schools: Loiselle gives Pembroke the inside edge in 58-38 first-round win

Thursday, March 5, 2015

PEMBROKE – Karli Loiselle, Pembroke Academy’s tallest post player, gave away 3 inches to Windham’s 6-foot-1 power forward Casey Dinga. That’s the only thing Loiselle gave away last night. The Spartans’ junior forward scored 11 of her game-high 24 points in the third quarter, helping No. 5 Pembroke (14-5) extend a tenuous four-point …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Boys’ basketball Division III second round No. 10 Farmington (12-6) at No. 7 Winnisquam (14-4), 7 p.m. Head to head: The teams did not meet during the regular season. Notes: The Bears were chugging right along, riding a seven-game winning streak until a loss to No. 8 Gilford …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Youth basketball The Concord Boys and Girls Club 3/4 grade girls’ team defeated Chester to advance in the Manchester Suburban League playoffs. The offense was led by Maddie Watcher, Isabelle Rivera, Sarah Taylor and Maddie Kelley. Defensively, Katie Vlacich, Julianna Palhof and Lilly Hackett held Chester scoreless in …

WEARE: Crowded selectmen’s race on view at forum

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Even if every seat on Weare’s board of selectmen was vacant, the number of candidates who attended a forum Tuesday night would still leave voters with a choice to make. Seven candidates competing for two open seats on …

High schools: Kearsarge boys upset Bow in first round of D-III tourney

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

There is one major thing in basketball that cannot be taught, no matter the effort: height. Chris Gaudreau’s Bow boys saw that firsthand as his 14th-seeded Falcons were upset by 19th-seeded Kearsarge in the first round of the …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Girls’ basketball Division II first round No. 9 Portsmouth (11-7) at No. 8 Merrimack Valley (13-5), 6 p.m. Head to head: The teams did not meet during the regular season. Notes: MV, the defending champion, is hitting its stride at the right time, winning six of its final …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

NEAHL champions The 2006 West River Royals premier team won the 2014-15 NEAHL Division A State Championship with a 7-0 victory. Free throw champion Jonathan Shamash, an eighth-grader from Concord, won the statewide free throw contest for his …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Zach Mattos, Kearsage boys’ basketball, 19 points, 11 rebounds in win Egan Nickerson, John Stark boys’ basketball, 19 points in 71-56 loss Adam Nelson, Bow boys’ basketball, 19 points, 4 assists in loss Mac Struthers, Coe-Brown boys’ basketball, 14 points, 10 rebounds in win Drew McQuarrie, John Stark …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Karli Loiselle, Pembroke girls’ basketball, 24 points, 12 rebounds Sarah Thomas, Brady girls’ basketball, 29 points in 57-31 win Abby Ahern, Coe-Brown girls’ basketball, 16 points, 11 rebounds in win Jenny Schlim, Coe-Brown girls’ basketball, 16 points, 9 rebs, 6 assists Mayson Kimball, MV girls’ basketball, 14 points …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, March 4, 2015