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Bishop Brady senior Brendan Johnson (11) puts up a scoop shot during Wednesday’s 65-63 loss to Portsmouth at Bishop Brady High School in Concord, Feb. 25, 2015.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

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 met Brady last night in showdown between two of Division II’s elite boys’ basketball teams. And that’s exactly what everyone got, plus a little extra. The regulation 32 minutes wasn’t enough, so the Clippers and Green Giants gave everyone a four-minute overtime encore, and the final play matched all the fireworks that came before it as Portsmouth’s Shon Parham hit a floater over Brady center Aaron Svendsen …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Ben Nelson, Concord hockey, 16 saves for 4th shutout Brendan Johnson, Bishop Brady boys’ basketball, 32 poionts, 9 rebounds, 3 assists, 4 steals Nate Alford, Bow basketball, 15 points, 12 rebounds in 72-48 loss Jourdain Bell, Bishop Brady boys’ basketball, 11 points, 8 assists, 7 rebounds, 5 steals …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Girls’ basketball Division III second round No. 16 Kearsarge (8-11) at No. 1 Conant (18-0), 7 p.m. Previous tournament game: Kearsarge stopped No. 17 Prospect Mountain, 62-50. Conant received a bye. Head to head: Conant won at Kearsarge, 55-31, back in December. Notes: Kearsarge hung right with Conant during the first half of their game early this season, but the Orioles went on …

High school stars of the day

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Matt Giroux, Concord boys’ basketball, game high 30 points in loss Kaylee Montminy, Pembroke girls’ basketball, 17 points in win Brie Sullivan, Kearsarge girls’ basketball, 10 points, 14 rebounds in win Christian Serrano, Winnisquam boys’ basketball, 26 points, 7 assists, 4 rebounds and reached 1,000 points in 79-57 …

High schools: Stifling defense carries Bow girls’ basketball past Mascoma

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Offense hasn’t come easy for the Bow girls’ basketball team. Defense has been a different story, and the No. 13 Falcons told that story in their Division III first round tournament game last night against No. 20 Mascoma. …

High schools: Serrano reaches 1,000 points, paces Winnisquam boys to big win over Franklin

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

TILTON – The shot came from two feet behind the 3-point arc, and it went through nothing but net to tie a rivalry game, spark a momentum-shifting run and give Winnisquam junior Christian Serrano his 1,000th career point. …

High schools: Brady-Trinity girls’ hockey team has eyes on a home quarterfinal

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

A playoff berth – the team’s second straight in its three-year existence – is already secure, so next on the agenda is a first-ever home playoff game. The Bishop Brady-Trinity girls’ hockey team came into the final week …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Girls’ basketball Division III first round No. 20 Mascoma (5-13) at No. 13 Bow (9-9), 7 p.m. Head to head: Bow had its way with Mascoma, 50-22, in early January. Notes: It’s been an up-and-down season for the young Falcons (just one senior on the team). At their …

Two prep girls teams caught tanking, banned from postseason

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A pair of Tennessee girls’ basketball high school teams were pulled from the postseason for trying to lose a game to avoid the top-ranked team and improve their chances of advancing to the state tournament. …

High school Stars of the Day

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Ann Margaret Discisio, Bishop Brady/Trinity girls’ hockey, 3 goals, 2 assists in 6-2 win Henry Yianakopolos, Hopkinton boys’ basketball, 18 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists, 10 steals in win Mac Struthers, Coe-Brown boys’ basketball, 12 points, 10 rebounds in loss …

High schools: Kearsarge pours on the offense in hockey win over Laconia-Winnisquam

Monday, February 23, 2015

BOYS’ HOCKEY Kearsarge 7, Laconia-Winnisquam 1 Key players: Kearsarge – Cody Rowe (19 saves), Caleb Cochran (2 goals), Jakob Arnold (goal, assist), Tristan Rowe (2 assists); Laconia-Winnisquam – Brayden Harriman (saved 48 of 52 shots through two periods), Nick Snyder (scored shorthanded 5-on-3) Highlights/key moments: Elliot Tucker’s unassisted …

Indoor track championships: Coe-Brown girls win third straight D-II title, while MV finish runner-up

Sunday, February 22, 2015

DURHAM – The indoor track and field championships finally took place yesterday after being postponed two times due to snow, but for those who handled the modified training schedules and a change in venue, it was worth the …

D-I swim championships: Pribis completes 200/500 freestyle sweep for fourth year in a row

Sunday, February 22, 2015

DURHAM – Alaina Pribis offered her competitors a glimmer of hope, coming in as the second seed in each of her signature events. But as she has in each and every championship race of her high school swimming …