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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, November 23, 2014

College standouts Concord’s Joe Graffy made eight saves as the Brandeis men’s soccer team defeated Amherst, 1-0 (6-5 on PKs) to advance to the Division III Tournament quarterfinals. It was Graffy’s 15th shutout of the season. ∎ Tiffany Lewis of Hillsboro had 11 rebounds to help the Plymouth State women’s basketball team to a 62-56 victory over Lyndon State. ∎ Bow’s Richard Jenkins was part of the winning 200-free relay team and …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Youth hockey The Henniker Huskies Squirt 1 Gap Mountain Drilling team tied the Rochester Blackhawks, 3-3. Nick Osborne, Ben Mordarski and Owen Jones had the goals. Assists came from Modarski and Levi Jones. Evelyn Irizarry, Dillon O’Sullivan and Kiernan King also played well in front of goalie Aidan Miller. ∎ The Henniker Huskies Squirt 2 team lost to Keene Squirt 2, 7-0. Despite strong …

Final pound-for-pound fall high school rankings

Friday, November 21, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS X-C (1) First in Division II, first at the Meet of Champions, second in New England and No. 1 here. 2. BOW GOLF (3) The three-time Division III champs haven’t lost a match since 2012. 3. BOW GIRLS’ SOCCER (2) The two-time champs had four …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Thursday, November 6, 2014

High school tournaments today Girls’ soccer Division II semifinals At Stellos Stadium, Nashua No. 3 Coe-Brown (15-3-0) vs. No. 2 John Stark (15-2-1), 4 p.m. Previous tournament games: Coe-Brown topped No. 14 Merrimack Valley, 4-1, and No. 6 Windham, 3-2 in overtime. John Stark blanked No. 15 St. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, November 6, 2014

College standouts Bow’s Sarah Carlson, a freshman at Castleton State College, scored her ninth goal of the season on an unassisted corner kick, to help the women’s soccer team to a 4-0 semifinal victory over Husson University in the North Atlantic Conference playoffs. ∎ Lindsey Nerbonne, of Bow, was …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

High school tournaments today Girls’ soccer Division III semifinals At Laconia H.S. No. 4 Stevens (13-3-2) vs. No. 1 Bow (18-0-0), 6 p.m. Previous tournament games: Stevens bested No. 13 Gilford, 5-0, and No. 5 Campbell, 5-3. Bow ousted No. 16 Kearsarge, 7-1, and No. 8 Hopkinton, 5-1. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

H-D Fall sports awards Hillsboro-Deering High School will hold its Fall Sports Awards Night Nov. 12 from 5-7 p.m. Dress clothes must be worn by athletes. Any questions, contact Athletic Director Jay Wood at jwood@hdsd.k12.nh.us. Tryouts/registrations Bow Athletic Club basketball registration is open for students in grades 1-12. …

Letter: Voter fraud myths

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

You have to give the American Legislative Exchange Council, True the Vote and their ilk credit. They have done an excellent job of spreading the myth of voter ID fraud. They’ve helped many states craft restrictive voting laws. Most people are willing to go along with them, not …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

JV result The Concord JV football team defeated Exeter, 26-20, in overtime to finish the season 8-1. Youth indoor soccer Concord Convenient MD defeated Loudon Freedom, 5-3, on Sunday. Ireland Frederikson, Whitey Vaillant and Kelley Mickelson scored goals, while Jessica Casswell and Maddie Wachter played well on defense. …

Division II golf All-State teams

Monday, November 3, 2014

Matt McFall, a senior on the John Stark Regional High School golf team, received the Spirit of the Game Award from the New Hampshire Golf Coaches Association. McFall was also named second team All-State in the awards that were released yesterday. FIRST TEAM David Albright, sr., Lebanon Patrick …

High schools: Coe-Brown rallies back with three unanswered goals to reach girls’ soccer semifinals

Monday, November 3, 2014

It wasn’t the start the Coe-Brown girls’ soccer team wanted, but it certainly was the finish. The third-ranked Bears (15-3-0) overcame a 2-0 halftime deficit, scoring twice in the second half then once more in overtime yesterday to knock off No. 6 Windham, 3-2, in the Division II …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, November 3, 2014

College standout Concord’s Smita Boesch-Dining, a freshman at the University of Vermont, ran a 19:39.25 to help the Catamounts to a third-place finish at the America East Championships on Saturday. ∎ Bow’s Lindsey Nerbonne scored a goal in the University of New Hampshire field hockey team’s 4-1 victory over …

High schools: MV football team heads into playoffs on a high note

Sunday, November 2, 2014

PEMBROKE – There weren’t any postseason implications, but yesterday’s game between the Merrimack Valley and Pembroke football teams didn’t lack any intrigue. Playing on a muddy field at Pembroke Academy, the local Division II rivals battled for the …