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Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, March 27, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (6) beat all comers at the NH Series Coaches Races and dominated its sport like no other team. 2. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ BASKETBALL (1) lived up to the preseason hype with a 22-0 record and a Division II championship. 3. BISHOP BRADY BOYS’ ALPINE SKIING (5) didn’t lose a race in the regular season and won a second …

Concord’s Nelson, Murphy honored as Division I hockey All-State teams announced

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Concord boys’ hockey goalie Ben Nelson was named to the Division I All-State second team yesterday, one of two Crimson Tide players to earn accolades as the division announced its two teams and honorable mention choices yesterday. Nelson, a junior, was selected following a season in which he helped lead the Tide to the Division I championship game, while junior forward Bradley Murphy …

D-II championship – Bells trigger shocking comeback as Brady wins first crown since 1997

Sunday, March 22, 2015

DURHAM – The game had ended 15 minutes earlier, but Joe Bell was still breathing hard. His eyes wouldn’t stay focused. His words came in rapid bursts. And a championship net was draped around his neck. “I have so many emotions just rushing through me right now it’s crazy,” Bell said. “I don’t …

Granite State All-Star games take the court at NHTI

Sunday, March 22, 2015

The New Hampshire Basketball Coaches Organization’s Granite State All-Star games will be played today at NHTI, featuring the top high school seniors from each division. The boys kick off the action, with Division I against Division II at 1 p.m., followed by Division III versus Division IV at …

The comeback – Brady outscores Portsmouth 15-4 in final 4 minutes

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Trailing Portsmouth by nine points with 4:00 left in the fourth quarter of the Division II boys’ basketball championship, Bishop Brady came through in the clutch. 3:46 Jourdain Bell 3-pointer, Brady trails 52-46 3:23 Bell steal, coast-to-coast layup, …

Brady’s nine boys’ basketball championship scores

Saturday, March 21, 2015

The nine boys’ basketball championships for Bishop Brady (and its predecessor St. John): 2015 Brady 58, Portsmouth 56 1997 Brady 77, Goffstown 51 1976 Brady 59, Timberlane 48 1966 Brady 86, Lebanon 76 1965 Brady 76, Kingswood 57 1964 Brady 64, Woodbury 47 1962 St. John 40, Kennett …

Tim O’Sullivan column: Brady’s Bell brothers looking to ring in a championship

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Jourdain Bell enjoyed his freshman year at Bishop Brady – making new friends, returning to a traditional classroom after two years of home school and rising to the challenge of varsity basketball. And things only got better when …

A look at the Bell brothers’ stats

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Points Assists Rebounds Steals per game per game per game per game Jourdain 16.3 5.7 6.1 3.5 Joe 12.0 1.9 4.3 2.1 …

Green Giants, Clippers get rematch on big stage – and big court

Friday, March 20, 2015

After Portsmouth beat Bishop Brady, 65-63, on a buzzer-beater in an overtime thriller on Feb. 25 in Concord, it was hard not to think about the possibility of those two teams meeting again. “I would love to see …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, March 20, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP (1) capped a 22-0 season with a 55-46 win over Goffstown for the Division II title. 2. BELMONT-GILFORD BOYS’ HOCKEY (2) beat Berlin-Gorham, 3-2 in overtime to claim the D-III championship. 3. BISHOP BRADY BOYS’ HOOP …

Division II tourney schedule

Friday, March 20, 2015

Final Tomorrow, noon At UNH No. 3 Bishop Brady (17-4) vs. No. 1 Portsmouth (20-1) …

Clippers, Green Giants: previous tournament games

Friday, March 20, 2015

No. 1 Portsmouth (21-1) First round – 89-43 over No. 16 ConVal (5-14) Quarterfinal – 53-38 over No. 8 Hanover (12-8) Semifinal – 56-41 over No. 4 Lebanon (16-5) No. 3 Bishop Brady (17-4) First round – 82-56 over No. 14 Souhegan (6-13) Quarterfinal – 71-47 over No. …

D-II semifinals: Brady boys run away from Goffstown

Thursday, March 19, 2015

DURHAM – It seemed safe to assume that Bishop Brady would thrive on the big court at the University of New Hampshire because of the Green Giants’ quickness and ability to drive. Sometimes those safe assumptions fall apart …