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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Youth hockey The Brine Sporting Goods Concord Youth Hockey Bantam 1 team went 1-1 in Valley League Hockey action over the weekend. On Saturday, the Caps beat Framingham, 7-2, with Liam O’Brian (two goals), Dominique Biron (goal, two assists) and Colin Kastle (goal, two assists) leading the way on offense. In the second game, the Caps lost, 2-1, to the Waltham Bantam 1 team. Zack Berletch scored with an assist …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, November 24, 2014

Youth basketball The Bow 5/6 A boys’ basketball team (pictured) rolled to a 53-30 victory over Bedford in the Bedford Basketball Tournament Championship game, led by Cooper Larrabee’s 14 points and Shaun Lover’s prolific rebounding. Also leading the team offensively were Lover (six points), Myles Rheinhardt (six) and four others with four points …

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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 …

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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 …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Sunday, November 2, 2014

High school tournaments today Field hockey Division III championship At Bedford H.S. No. 2 Berlin (15-1-0) vs. No. 1 Hopkinton (17-0-0), 2:30 p.m. Previous tournament games: Berlin beat No. 15 Kearsarge, 4-0, edged No. 7 Winnisquam, 3-2, and topped No. 11 Laconia, 3-1. Hopkinton won all of its …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, November 2, 2014

College standout Katie Levesque of Wilmot had 13 saves in net, but it wasn’t enough as the Massachusetts Maritime women’s soccer team fell to the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, 1-0. Youth hockey The Eastern Bank Concord Capitals Squirts beat the Maine Hockey Academy, 6-0. Ryan Philbrick (two), …

Johnson leads Bishop Brady to win over Winnisquam, spot in playoffs

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Playing a must-win game on Halloween, the Winnisquam football team saw its biggest fear come to life last night. Bishop Brady senior quarterback Brendan Johnson (29-for-46) threw for 424 yards and eight touchdowns to lead the Green Giants …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, November 1, 2014

High school tournaments today Boys’ soccer Division I quarterfinals No. 5 Timberlane (11-4-2) at No. 4 Concord (12-4-1), noon Previous tournament games: Timberlane beat No. 12 Nashua South, 2-0. Concord blanked No. 13 Nashua North, 4-0. head to head: The Crimson Tide shut out the Owls, 3-0, on …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, November 1, 2014

JV result The Hillsboro-Deering/Hopkinton Redhawks football team defeated Windham, 40-21. Prince Mansah led the way offensively with three touchdowns, while Blake Madore and Sage Dubois also added a touchdown apiece. Defensively, Mikey Legare and Dubois led the way with 13 and 11 tackles, respectively. College standouts Lindsey Nerbonne …

Only Libertarian state representative candidate in the state is running in her eighth election

Saturday, November 1, 2014

A Libertarian state representative candidate has not been elected in New Hampshire in 14 years, but Lisa Wilber is persistent. She was not elected when she first ran for state representative in 2000 – or in each consecutive …

State representative running in new district

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Two incumbents in different districts are running for the one seat in Hillsborough Country District 39. Evelyn Connor, a current Democratic state representative in Hillsborough County District 2, is running against John Burt, a Republican state representative in Hillsborough County District 6. District 2 represents Weare and Deering, …

In semifinals, Hopkinton field hockey team wins in overtime again

Friday, October 31, 2014

EXETER – Patty Connolly insists the Hopkinton field hockey team isn’t doing it on purpose – the high-wire act, taking games to overtime, letting their picture-perfect season come within one shot of crumbling to pieces. Intentional or not, …