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Concord boys’ Alpine third in D-I; Hopkinton boys’ Alpine fourth in D-IV

Friday, February 12, 2016

All season long, it was Bedford, Portsmouth and Concord battling it out on the slopes around New Hampshire. But because of the uncooperative weather forcing so many races to be canceled, the big three hadn’t faced some of the other teams in Division I. “I wasn’t sure how some of the other competition was going to be,” Concord Alpine Coach George Golden said. It didn’t take long to find out …

D-III Nordic championships: Kearsarge girls take title; Bow runner-up for both boys and girls

Friday, February 12, 2016

A year ago, the Kearsarge girls’ Nordic ski team had a tiny taste of what it might be like to lift the championship plaque, finishing runner-up to a powerhouse White Mountains team. On Thursday night, that championship plaque was run around Kearsarge Regional High for the first time in the program’s history, after …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, February 12, 2016

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last WEEK’S rank) 1. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (1) finished with perfect scores to claim an eighth straight Division I title Thursday. 2. CONCORD BOYS’ X-C SKIING (8) finished with perfect scores to claim an eighth straight Division I title Thursday. 3. MERRIMACK VALLEY GIRLS’ HOOP (4) has …

John Stark support staff contract aims to upgrade paraeducators’ capabilities

Friday, February 5, 2016

A three-year deal between the John Stark School Board and the Support Personnel Association will appear on the school district’s warrant in March as it stands. No amendments were made to the warrant at a deliberative session Thursday night with about 20 people in attendance. The deal increases …

High schools: John Stark girls continue progress with convincing win over Plymouth

Friday, February 5, 2016

Just last year the John Stark girls’ basketball team finished the season 2-16 and missed the playoffs, but now, the young squad is starting to believe in itself. The Generals (4-9) doubled their win total from last season …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, February 5, 2016

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last WEEK’S rank) 1. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (1) placed five, led by Kate Andy, in the top seven to finish first at the 10-team Capitol Cup. 2. CONCORD WRESTLING (2) improved to 16-0 in dual meets with a 66-13 Senior Night win …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, February 5, 2016

Unified result The Bow unified basketball team remained undefeated with a 39-20 victory over John Stark. Jack Rich scored 25 points to lead Bow while Zach Jukoski and Collin Devaney played great defense. Keith Descoteaux chipped in with four timely points. St. Paul’s result The St. Paul’s School …

Weare deliberative session on warrant is Saturday at 9 a.m.

Friday, February 5, 2016

The town of Weare will host a deliberative session Saturday morning at 9 at the Weare Middle School where residents can question and possibly amend the town warrant, which includes a $5.52 million proposed budget. If residents reject the proposal, which they have done for the last couple …

High schools: Krollis hat trick leads Brady hockey over Bow, 6-0

Thursday, February 4, 2016

A 3-minute, 10-second slice of the first period told the story. With Wednesday’s interdivisional hockey game between Bishop Brady and Bow scoreless through the first nine minutes, Brady broke it open with a pair of goals in a …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Middle school results The Hopkinton middle school boys’ basketball team defeated Merrimack Valley, 51-42. Colby Quiet (eight points), Kevin Newton-Delgado (14 points), Make Baer (eight points), Derek West (seven points) and Evan Jacobsen (six points) had good games for the Hawks. Youth results The Concord Capitals First Command …

John Stark deliberative session is tonight

Thursday, February 4, 2016

John Stark Regional School District will hold its deliberative session tonight for residents to review and possibly amend its warrant, which includes a proposed operating budget of about $13.16 million. The budget proposed by the John Stark School Board is $65,328 less than the current budget, which was …

No amendments made to Weare School District warrant at deliberative session

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The warrant for Weare School District will appear as it currently stands come March when voters weigh in on its nine articles. About 40 residents attended the deliberative session at Weare Middle School on Tuesday night, where each …

High school stars of the day

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Aaron Dobe, Hopkinton Nordic, 1st place in Capitol Cup Sarah Nadeau, Hopkinton Nordic, 1st place in Capitol Cup Maddie Cook, Kearsarge Nordic, 1st place in CVC Championship Carly Huckins, MV basketball, 18 points (5 3-pointers), 5 assists, 3 steals in win Adam Nelson, Bow basketball, 21 points, 3 …