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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. …

Helped by Kimball’s 22 points, MV girls edge Pembroke, 43-41

Thursday, January 22, 2015

PENACOOK – Mayson Kimball wasn’t in uniform during her team’s seven-point loss to Pembroke two games into the regular season. So in last night’s rematch, the junior forward made sure to formally introduced herself. Kimball lit up the floor during the first two quarters of the Merrimack Valley …

High schools: Belmont girls’ basketball finds form against Prospect Mountain

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

After a painful 52-46 loss to Campbell on Friday, the Belmont girls’ basketball team wanted to come out firing against Prospect Mountain last night. There was a hot start to the game, but it didn’t come on Belmont’s …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Chayleigh Cadarette, Belmont girls’ basketball, 21 points, 22 rebounds in 40-30 win Bruce Barton, Merrimack Valley boys’ basketball, 25 points, 8 rebounds in 68-50 win Maddie Clark, Hopkinton girls’ basketball, 22 points in 50-29 win Nate Mulleavey, Merrimack Valley boys’ basketball, 17 points, 15 rebounds in 68-50 win …

High schools: Concord girls’ hockey team ends Berlin’s shutout streak, upsets undefeated Mountaineers, 2-1

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Berlin-Gorham girls’ hockey team – last year’s state runner-up – hadn’t given up a goal since the first game of the season … until yesterday. That’s when Concord (5-3-0) pushed the Mountaineers from their undefeated perch with a 2-1 victory in a matinee at Everett Arena. Let’s …

High schools: John Stark-Hopkinton hockey team wins battle of unbeatens with Berlin-Gorham

Monday, January 19, 2015

The rematch of the 2013 Division III boys’ hockey championship between John Stark-Hopkinton and Berlin-Gorham had plenty on the line again. Entering that matchup as two of the three remaining unbeaten teams in D-III and sole possession of first place to play for, nothing would faze the Generals. …

High schools: Sisson scores twice, Tibbals throws shutout as Concord beats Oyster River, 3-0

Sunday, January 18, 2015

With a home-and-home series against undefeated Berlin-Gorham looming next week, the Concord High girls’ hockey team was looking for a win to snap its two-game losing streak and to avoid slipping below .500, as well as to generate …

Coe-Brown girls’ hoop team stays perfect with win over MV in rematch game

Saturday, January 17, 2015

NORTHWOOD – The 12-point lead Coe-Brown owned going into the fourth quarter had been cut in half. And it seemed as if Merrimack Valley was getting the bounces, like the fast-break layup Coe-Brown’s Sarah Curtin had just missed …

High schools: Coe-Brown boys’ basketball team edges MV, 45-42

Saturday, January 17, 2015

PENACOOK – Down early and turning the ball over left and right, the Coe-Brown boys’ basketball team wasn’t panicking. The Bears had seen this before. And they had seen the script flip enough to know what they were capable of once they began to find their game. “This …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, January 16, 2015

Adam Nelson, Bow boys’ basketball, 22 points in 55-53 loss Dana Bean, Franklin boys’ basketball, 30 points in 65-53 win Chay Cadarette, Belmont girls’ basketball, 18 points, 22 rebounds in 52-46 loss to 7-1 Campbell Katie Steeves, Pittsfield girls’ basketball, 18 points, 11 rebounds, 5 blocks in 37-27 …

High schools: Kearsarge boys’ Alpine team dominates at Mount Sunapee

Friday, January 16, 2015

It was nearly a clean sweep for the Kearsarge boys’ Alpine team at yesterday’s meet at Mount Sunapee. Cougars skiers finished first, second and third, and Kearsrge’s fourth point scorer came in fifth, giving the Cougars a statement …