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Concord's Jared Grondin (9) slams Bedford's Chase Vaillancourt (22) into the boards during Saturday's 1-0 overtime loss to Bedford at Everett Arena in Concord on Feb. 6, 2016.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

High schools: Scoreless through regulation, Concord boys’ hockey falls to Bedford in OT

Sunday, February 7, 2016

As Concord’s Ben Nelson and Bedford’s Eric Voloshin skated toward their benches during a timeout in overtime, the two goalies bumped blockers, a sign of respect between the players who were fully aware of the pressure the other was thriving under. It was that kind of game between two of Division I hockey’s three heavyweights. Concord, which came in atop the state standings at 9-0-0, was in the midst of shutting down a Bedford offense that was averaging 6.2 goals per game. For their part, the Bulldogs, who’d suffered only a 2-1 loss to Exeter in 10 games, were threatening to hand the Tide their …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Indoor track & field Division I championships At Dartmouth College’s Leverone Field House, 3:30 p.m. Order of events: Shot put, high jump, long jump, 4x800 relay (girls/boys), 55 hurdle trials (boys/girls), 55 dash trials (boys/girls); finals (girls/boys) for 3,000, 55 hurdles, 55 dash, 1,000, 600, 300, 1,500, 4x400 relay, 4x200 relay Area male qualifiers (with top-six seeds): Concord – Angel Feliz (1st 55, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, February 7, 2016

JV result The Concord JV wrestling team competed in the Franklin Twin River Classic, finishing in third place. Sean McCready (160 pounds) finished first in his division, while Ian Schafer (170), Will Woods (195) and Dustin Kay placed third. Dakota Cooper (132) and Isaac Habimana (145) finished in fourth. Youth results The Angelina’s Restaurant Concord Capitals Bantam 1 defeated Newburyport, 3-2, in Valley …

High schools: Bow girls on top of their game in win over rival Hopkinton

Thursday, January 28, 2016

HOPKINTON – Bow may have been the favorite, may have had the better record and place in the Division III girls’ basketball standings, but the Falcons weren’t taking anything for granted when they traveled to Hopkinton Wednesday night. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, January 28, 2016

JV results The Bishop Brady boys’ JV basketball team lost in OT to Kennett, 46-43. Rich Sullivan led the scoring with 22 points and Sean Sullivan added six points and nine rebounds. Angelo Besho played well defensively. ∎ The Merrimack Valley JV girls’ basketball team lost to Hanover, 41-21. …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Shannon Davies, Belmont girls’ basketball, 21 points and 10 rebounds in a loss Christian Serrano, Winnisquam boys’ basketball, 29 points in three quarter in a win Sohani Demian, Bow girls’ nordic skiing, 4th place individually and overall meet winners Kenny Torres, Franklin boys’ basketball, 30 points, 5 rebounds, …

High schools: Demian, team depth lead Bow girls’ Nordic to close win

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Warm conditions were in play for the Nordic skiing meet at Gunstock, where host Belmont, Hopkinton and Bow raced each other and six other schools. On the girls’ side, Bow was victorious with a total of 376 points, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Soccer champions FieldHouse Sports had the following indoor soccer champions: Capital SC (U-12 girls, pictured), Barley House (U-12 boys division A), Hopkinton SC (U-12 boys division B), SPG (U-14 girls division A), Hooksett Lightning (U-14 girls division B), …

High schools: Bench gives Brady girls a spark in win over Monadnock

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The Bishop Brady girls’ basketball team hung on to a 44-33 victory over Kennett on Monday night. The game was tight throughout, with the biggest lead at five until the end of the fourth quarter. Leading the way …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, January 25, 2016

Middle school results The Rundlett Middle School wrestling team (pictured) captured the middle school team title at the 15th annual RMS Invitational. Sam Wagner, Ethan Comeau, Noah Merfield, Tristan Sarich and Habakku Tarwo all claimed individual titles for …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, January 25, 2016

Youth basketball The Concord Boys and Girls Club Girls 3/4 basketball team (pictured) defeated Hudson to win the Merrimack Invitational Basketball Tournament. The team went undefeated during the tournament and played very well offensively and defensively. Players include …

High schools: Kearsarge boys capture Division III indoor meet at Southern Maine

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Zach Astle threw the shot put more than 15 feet farther than his closest competitor. Troy Davis leaped a full foot farther than anyone. And Kearsarge nearly doubled up the competition to win the boys’ indoor track meet on Sunday at Southern Maine University. With only Division I …

High schools: Nadeau fastest individual; Concord girls fastest team

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Local skiers fared well on Day 1 of the New Hampshire Nordic Coaches Series, with Hopkinton’s Sarah Nadeau winning Saturday’s classic race at Bretton Woods and the Concord girls’ team currently in first place. The NHCS features both public and private New Hampshire high schools from all divisions …