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Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Friday, February 27, 2015

Girls’ basketball Division IV quarterfinals No. 6 Pittsfield (14-5) at No. 3 Groveton (16-3), 7 p.m. Previous tournament games: Pittsfield ousted No. 11 Concord Christian, 37-23. Groveton bested No. 14 Wilton-Lyndeborough, 61-43. Head to head: The teams did not meet during the regular season. Notes: For the third straight year, Pittsfield will make the trek to Groveton for a quarterfinal. The Panthers are hoping the ride home will be a …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, February 27, 2015

Chayleigh Cadarette, Belmont girls’ basketball, 12 points, 15 rebounds Zach Mattos, Kearsarge boys’ basketball, 23 points, 13 rebounds, 3 blocks Trent Noordsij, Kearsarge boys’ basketball, 21 points, 8 assists, 7 rebounds Mike Legare, Hillsboro-Deering boys’ basketball, 28 points Joey Kulbacki, Hillsboro-Deering boys’ basketball, 20 points …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, February 27, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (6) scored in 10 of 13 events to win its third straight Division II championship. 2. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (1) could have split into two teams and finished 1-2 at the D-I championships. 3. BISHOP BRADY BOYS’ ALPINE SKIING (2) will send six skiers to the Meet of Champions Wednesday …

People for Feb. 19, 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

BARNSTEAD Anna L. Hingston was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Quinnipiac University. Anthony Stohlberg was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Maine in Orono, Maine. BOSCAWEN …

People for Feb. 18, 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

NEW LONDON Emma Tilley, daughter of Patricia and John Tilley, recently pledged to Delta Delta Delta sorority at Centre College in Danville, Ky. NORTHWOOD BILLIE PINGREE won three gold keys and a silver key, HALEY RUTH won a gold key and JULIE SOURYAVONG won an honorable mention in …

High schools: Concord girls follow the plan to an upset victory

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Before every game, Concord girls’ basketball Coach Mike Achilles writes the plan on a board in the team room. But when Achilles walked into the room before last night’s game, there was a surprise waiting for him. “They …

Swimming, indoor track championships rescheduled for Saturday

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Saturday will be chock full o’ high school state championships. Along with the three previously scheduled wrestling championships, the Division I swimming and Divisions I and II indoor track championships have been rescheduled to Saturday. The D-I swim meet will be held beginning at 8:30 a.m. at UNH’s …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Nordic skiing champions The Rundlett Middle School Nordic Ski teams competed in the 24-team middle school state championship meet yesterday in Sandwich, with the girls’ team (pictured) bringing home the championship and the boys’ team placing third. Heather …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Peyton Osgood, Concord girls’ basketball, 13 points, 12 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals in 56-53 overtime win. Cassidy Emerson, Concord girls’ basketball, 14 points, 7 rebounds in 56-53 overtime win Mayson Kimball, Merrimack Valley girls’ basketball, 17 points, 14 rebounds, 7 steals in win over Kingswood Drew McQuarrie, …

People for Feb. 16, 2015

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

SALISBURY MARIS WOFSY was nominated by Gov. Maggie Hassan to the occupational therapy governing board. Patrick Monaghan was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Johnson State College in Johnson, Vt. He is a junior. …

The Scene: Hop, skip, jump roping tournament

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

T he Weare jump rope team recently held a tournament at Weare Middle School. Seven teams from New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Connecticut participated, and more than 70 students competed in individual speed, individual freestyle, pairs freestyle, double dutch …

High schools: Edin’s 20 points spark Coe-Brown boys’ basketball team to win over Plymouth

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Coe-Brown is putting a little rough patch in the rearview mirror just in time to see two potential hazards in the road ahead. After losing a pair of close games last week, the Bears boys’ basketball team rebounded …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

JV results The Coe-Brown JV boys’ basketball team beat Plymouth, 62-32. Brody Ashley led the way with 15 points, while Shawn Spenard added eight and Taylor Dow seven. Unified basketball Jack Rich scored 26 points to lead the Bow Unified basketball team to a 54-25 win over Concord. …