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John Stark-Hopkinton's Adrian McCarthy-Tiella joins in the celebration of the team's 10th goal against Manchester West at JFK Coliseum in Manchester Monday night.

(GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff)

High schools: Seven goals in first seven minutes has John Stark-Hopkinton hockey flying

Monday, January 26, 2015

First vs. worst. Undefeated vs. winless. Last night’s boys’ hockey game between John Stark-Hopkinton and Manchester West was bound to be lopsided, but few would have predicted this. The Generals scored seven goals in the first seven minutes of the game and coasted to a 12-4 victory at Manchester’s JFK Coliseum. “We’re playing well,” Stark-Hopkinton Coach Denis Kolehmainen said, but quickly added, “but we haven’t played the top teams, except for Berlin and Souhegan. Other than that, it’s been middle or bottom of the pack.” Still, there was no letdown for the Generals. Cal Loos scored 1:21 in, Jake Blanchette added another just 14 seconds …

High schools: Belmont makes its mark in D-III meet

Monday, January 26, 2015

There is no Division III indoor track state meet, but yesterday’s results indicate that the Belmont boys’ track team could be a contender for a title in the spring. Paced by scoring efforts in eight of 12 events and two victories, one by Michael Burbank in the 55 dash (6.92 seconds) and another by the 4x400 relay team (3:53.49) of juniors Ian Rupp, …

High school schedule changes ahead of the storm

Monday, January 26, 2015

With the potential for a blizzard hitting the state late today and through the day tomorrow, Concord High has changed a couple of its basketball games. The girls’ game at Winnacunnet was moved from tomorrow to this evening, with varsity starting at 5:30. Tonight’s boys’ home game has been moved up an hour for a 5:30 varsity start time. …

High schools: Concord girls’ team, Hopkinton’s Nadeau off to good starts in N.H. Coaches Series

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Local Nordic skiers fared well at the New Hampshire Coaches Series Race yesterday, especially on the girls’ side, with Concord winning the race and Hopkinton’s Sarah Nadeau taking the individual title in the 5K skate race hosted by White Mountains. The NH Coaches Series, featuring public and private …

High school Stars of the Day

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Sarah Nadeau, Hopkinton girls’ x-c ski, 1st place NH Coaches Series out of 145 skiers Kate Andy, Concord girls’ x-c ski, 3rd at NH Coaches Series Lilly Naimie, Bow girls’ x-c ski, 4th at NH Coaches Series Amandaline Tibbals, Concord girls’ hockey, 37 saves in 5-2 loss to …

High school games and snowstorms don’t mix

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Yesterday’s snowstorm forced the postponement of much high school action around the state. The only area teams with announced makeup dates were Concord boys’ hockey, which will host Manchester Central today at 12:30, and Somersworth/Coe-Brown boys’ hockey, which will travel to Dover on Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. …

High schools: Rebounding, free throws help Hanover overcome John Stark

Saturday, January 24, 2015

WEARE – Playing from behind and struggling to find its shooting touch, the Hanover boys’ basketball team was desperate for any offensive output it could muster. To do so, the Marauders crashed the boards. “When you’re playing against …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Jourdain Bell, Bishop Brady boys’ basketball, 26 points, 7 assists, 7 rebounds, 4 steals in 72-58 win Cassie Contigiani, Belmont girls’ basketball, 13 points, 10 assists, 10 rebounds in 53-14 win Tayler Mattos, Kearsarge boys’ basketball, 21 points, 7 rebounds, 3 steals in 66-44 loss Brendan Johnson, Bishop …

Bishop Brady boys get back on track with impressive win over Goffstown

Saturday, January 24, 2015

The Green Giants practiced patience this week. First, they had to wait the full seven days to get back on the court after losing their first game of the season last Friday at Manchester West. Then, because Bishop …

High schools: No victories, but a ‘good day’ for Belmont Alpine skiers

Friday, January 23, 2015

Early rains made for tough conditions at yesterday’s slalom at Guntock in Gilford. But the Belmont High Alpine team wasn’t about to make excuses. Instead, the Red Raiders dug in and let their training session from Tuesday – …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, January 23, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP (3) The Bears beat Merrimack Valley to move to 8-0 and avenge last year’s finals loss. 2. BISHOP BRADY GIRLS’ HOOP (2) The 8-0 Green Giants will be tested tonight at 6-2 Goffstown. 3. CONCORD GIRLS’ …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Ben Nelson, Concord hockey, 20 saves for shutout Mayson Kimball, MV girls’ basketball, 22 points, 11 rebounds, 6 assists in 43-41 win Karli Loiselle, Pembroke girls’ basketball, 14 points in 43-41 loss Hannah Murdough, H-D girls’ basketball, 10 points in 37-19 win (team’s first of season) Jasmine Bell, …

High schools: Nelson, Concord blank Hanover, 3-0, for season sweep

Thursday, January 22, 2015

For the first time since 2010, the Concord High boys’ hockey team completed a regular-season sweep of Hanover; 2010 was also the last time Concord won the state championship. Now, let’s not get ahead of ourselves, but the …