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NHIAA to players: Play all-star game, lose eligibility

Sunday, August 10, 2014

The state’s governing body of high school athletics recently warned 11 basketball players not to compete in a charity all-star game this month, saying the players would lose their eligibility if they participated. As a result, the players, including Dominic Timbas of Pembroke Academy, Brendan Johnson of Bishop Brady High School and Dana Bean of Franklin High, have opted out of the third Sam Carey All Star Classic, slated for … 0

Ray Duckler: A meeting of the minds for Pembroke? Maybe

Thursday, August 7, 2014

With the speed of a poorly run half-court offense, it appears that, finally, a dispute involving the Pembroke Academy boys’ basketball team might be nearing an end. Optimism emerged from a meeting held yesterday at Southern New Hampshire University, where the Pembroke administration and a segment of athletic directors continued a dialogue that … 2

New Hampshire makes it 14 in a row over Vermont in Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl

Saturday, August 2, 2014

HANOVER – The swarming, stifling defense showed up, as expected. But New Hampshire’s Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl offense wasn’t about to let one side of the ball soak in all of the spotlight. Bolstered by an up-tempo, explosive passing game that complemented an unrelenting defense, the Granite State seized control of the 61st … 0

Quick strikes through the air make it a runaway early for N.H.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

The New Hampshire offense used long passes to either score or set up early touchdowns. 1st Quarter Trevor Knight 37 pass to Nick Vailas, TD, 9:19 (7-0 NH) Knight 28 pass to Cole Martin, TD, 4:52 (13-0 NH) Knight 40 pass to Alec Boucher (Knight pass to Vailas, … 0

Sanbornton’s Van Tassel will jump from football field to basic training

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Dakota Van Tassel had several options to choose from. College was one. Playing football in college was another. There was a third choice, however, one that the former Winnisquam lineman and wrestler had had in mind for years. … 0

Concord’s Gaudet named captain of NH Shrine team

Friday, August 1, 2014

Concord’s Marc Gaudet, who helped lead the Crimson Tide to an undefeated state championship football season last fall, was named one of four captains for Team New Hampshire for tomorrow’s Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl game. “Honored to be … 0

Swarming defense a strength as New Hampshire readies for Shrine Game against Vermont

Friday, August 1, 2014

Consider David Jackson a convert. The New Hampshire coach for the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl is an offense guy. Has been throughout his career. But after seeing his team at practice, he had to admit it’s the other side of the ball that has him looking for superlatives … 0

Post 21 burned by Derry in bottom of the ninth after three-run rally

Saturday, July 26, 2014

NASHUA – For eight innings, it seemed as if the Concord Post 21 American Legion team was shuffling toward the exit, resigned without a whimper to seeing its tournament hopes and season end with a defeat on the same field that had been the site of one of … 0

N.H., Vermont tie in Lions Cup girls’ soccer game

Sunday, July 20, 2014

The New Hampshire and Vermont girls tied, 2-2, in yesterday’s Lions Cup Twin State soccer game at Castleton State College in Vermont. New Hampshire’s scoring came from a pair of area players, as Courtney Benson of Hopkinton and Sarah Carlson of Bow found the back of the net. … 1

High school Athlete of the Season for boys’ lacrosse

Friday, July 18, 2014

Matt Sanford SCHOOL: Bow High HONORS/STATS: The senior, who was a three-time First Team All-State selection, tallied 50 goals and 14 assists for 64 points this season. He was nominated as an All-American his junior and senior years. … 0

High school Athlete of the Season for girls’ track & field

Thursday, July 3, 2014

HANNAH PARKER School: Coe-Brown Northwood Academy Honors/stats: The junior won both the 800 and 1,600 in D-II meet record times, won the 800 at MOC, placed 3rd in the 800 at nationals, and was 2nd in the 800 … 0

High school Athlete of the Season for boys’ track & field

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

JEREMY BRASSARD School: Coe-Brown Northwood Academy Honors/stats: The senior won his third straight 1,600 and second straight 3,200 at the D-II championships, he won the 1,600 at the MOC, and defended his 1,600 title at New England’s. 3 … 0

High school Player of the Season for softball

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

KIANNA DAUDELIN School: Coe-Brown Northwood Academy Honors/stats: The junior pitcher went 17-2 with a 1.77 ERA, striking out 129 in 118 innings. At the plate, she hit .368 with 6 doubles, 4 triples and 30 RBI for an … 0