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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 was named an honorable mention. Salem’s Paul …

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 2:30. The girls take the court next, with Division III against Division IV at 5, …

Coe-Brown girls earn redemption from 2014 by capping off perfect season

Sunday, March 15, 2015

MANCHESTER – Ever since losing in last year’s final, the Coe-Brown girls’ basketball team has kept one goal – return to the championship game and rewrite the ending. The top-ranked Bears did just that last night at Southern …

Brady-Trinity hockey team settles for runner-up as Hanover wins again

Sunday, March 15, 2015

MANCHESTER – Dan Earley couldn’t have asked for a better start in yesterday’s Division I championship against top-ranked Hanover at the Verizon Wireless Arena. Ann Margaret Disciscio’s goal less than two minutes into the game had Earley’s third-seeded …

Drouin comes to the rescue as Belmont-Gilford hockey team captures first title

Sunday, March 15, 2015

MANCHESTER – Nothing was going to deny the Belmont-Gilford boys’ hockey team its first championship. Not fatigue. Not stress. Not hot goaltending. And certainly not too little time. As Coach Jay Londer said, “it was just a matter …

Division I hockey championship: Bishop Guertin, Pearson dash Concord’s title hopes

Sunday, March 15, 2015

MANCHESTER – Concord’s championship dreams were 3½ months in the making. Justin Pearson destroyed them in less than 11 minutes. The Bishop Guertin sharp-shooter, who already had one playoff hat trick stashed in his hockey bag this season, …

Hockey history: Previous Concord-BG title-game matchups

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Concord High and Bishop Guertin had met for the hockey state championship in five previous seasons before Saturday ( four with Dunc Walsh and Gary Bishop coaching). Here’s a look back at those title games: 2000 – No. 1 Bishop Guertin 3, No. 2 Concord 2 Guertin ended …

Hanover girls’ hockey titles

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Hanover won its sixth straight championship and seventh in eight years since girls’ hockey became an NHIAA sanctioned sport. The Marauders’ titles: 2015 – Hanover 6, Bishop Brady-Trinity 3 2014 – Hanover 5, Berlin-Gorham 1 2013 – Hanover 3, Oyster River 1 2012 – Hanover 5, Lebanon 1 …

Belmont-Gilford’s star power

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Four players – the top forward line and a defenseman – accounted for all the scoring in Belmont-Gilford’s victory yesterday. The point scorers: C Caleb Drouin – two goals RW Dylan Treamer – goal D Brogan Hurst – three assists LW Andrew D’Amour – assist …

Pearson’s hat trick stuns Tide

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Bishop Guertin’s Justin Pearson scored his second hat trick in as many games, turning a 1-0 deficit into a 3-1 BG lead in less than 11 minutes in the second period. 3:12 – Pearson’s power-play goal through a screen from the top of the left circle ties the …

Bears come through in the clutch

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Coe-Brown made several clutch plays toward the end of the game, wrapping up its first championship since 2000: 1:03-0:19.2 – Leading 48-46, Coe-Brown kills clock 0:19.2 – Coe-Brown turnover, Goffstown timeout 0:03 – Coe-Brown’s Jenny Schlim blocks shot from Molly McQueeney 0:01.3 – Coe-Brown’s Haley Ruth sinks two …

Division II boys’ basketball: Dominant Green Giants punch ticket to final four

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Bishop Brady was in total control when Brendan Johnson made the play. The Brady senior blocked a jump shot early in the fourth quarter, ripping the ball from Windham’s Joe Frake with just one hand. Johnson came to …