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Concord's Drew Livingston (23) celebrates after scoring against Bishop Brady at the Everett Arena on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015.

(CAMERON JOHNSON / Monitor staff)

Concord boys’ hockey team earns No. 3 seed, gives coach 400th win

Sunday, March 1, 2015

One team was playing for respect, the other team for the third seed in the upcoming state tournament. And though both teams couldn’t win, they both got what they wanted. Bishop Brady, already mathematically eliminated from postseason contention, matched Concord goal for goal over the first two periods, putting a scare into the Crimson Tide and opening more than a …

High schools: Brady-Trinity girls beat Concord, earn higher seed for playoff rematch

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Bishop Brady-Trinity Coach Dan Earley was worried about this matchup. Anything can happen when two rivals play, especially when the rival in question is the Concord girls’ hockey team. “(Concord is) 10 times better than they were at the beginning of the year. I was definitely afraid of this game,” Earley said. “So …

Winnisquam’s Mills, Concord’s Tarwo win wrestling titles; Tide finishes second as a team

Sunday, March 1, 2015

NASHUA – As he played through pain during this football season, Winnisquam’s Richie Mills wasn’t sure he would be able to wrestle this winter. He had compartment syndrome in his lower leg – too much muscle, which caused his leg to swell and go numb. Doctors told him he needed invasive surgery to …

UNH hockey’s home ice chances still strong entering season finale against Merrimack

Friday, February 27, 2015

DURHAM – At the best possible time – and for perhaps the first time all year – things are looking up for the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team. The Wildcats have spent the autumn and winter months meandering through setback after setback (suspensions, injuries and losing …

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 …

Fisher Cats tickets go on sale Friday

Friday, February 27, 2015

With opening day just six weeks away, the New Hampshire Fisher Cats will open ticket sales for individual games starting at 9 a.m. today with a 72-hour online-only window at nhfishercats.com. Telephone and in-person sales begin Monday at 9 a.m. Prices are $12 for premium box seats, $10 …

Josh Hamilton’s never-ending fight with addiction

Friday, February 27, 2015

On the night of Oct. 22, 2010, Josh Hamilton stood outside the Texas Rangers clubhouse, drenched in sticky ginger ale and clutching the American League Championship Series MVP trophy. He would not walk inside a locker room full of Korbel-spraying teammates. The stinging-hot smell of alcohol wafted into …

FSU’s Rathan-Mayes turns in memorable scoring outburst

Friday, February 27, 2015

Now Florida State guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes’s name can be etched into sports lore alongside the likes of Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant and “Pistol” Pete Maravich. They’re on a short list of players to get into such an offensive …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Friday, February 27, 2015

NFL Judge rules for Peterson, paving way for reinstatement A federal judge cleared the way for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson to be reinstated, ruling that an NFL arbitrator “failed to meet his duty” in a child …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, February 27, 2015

Bruschi coming to Concord Jeremy Woodward, owner of Jeremy’s Bootcamp, announced a meet-and-greet with former New England Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi. The event will take place March 16 at 6 p.m. The event is a fundraiser and all proceeds will be directed to the American Stroke Association. Tickets …

LeBron not happy colleges recruiting 10-year-old son

Friday, February 27, 2015

LeBron James says there are colleges recruiting his 10-year-old son, and the superstar isn’t happy about it. James told a Detroit radio station this week that his son, LeBron Jr., has already received scholarship offers. James did not specify which schools have contacted the youngster, but feels any …

High schools: Brady boys’ basketball team loses to unbeaten Portsmouth in overtime

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Total effort, dueling runs, circus shots and an electric game that wasn’t decided until the last. That’s what everyone – the players, the coaches and the fans and media who packed Bishop Brady’s gym – expected when Portsmouth …

Ortiz on pace-of-play fines: ‘I might run out of money’

Thursday, February 26, 2015

FORT MYERS, Fla. – David Ortiz has a deliberate routine at the plate. He sounded prepared to pay for it. “I might run out of money,” Ortiz said during a colorful rant yesterday about the new pace-of-play rule …