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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. …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, January 16, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. BISHOP BRADY BOYS’ HOOP (1) The first-place Giants (5-0) travel to Manchester West (4-1) tonight. 2. BISHOP BRADY GIRLS’ HOOP (2) Allowing just 29.1 points per game has been key to Brady’s 7-0 start. 3. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP (3) …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, January 16, 2015

Bradshaw Underhill, Kearsarge Alpine, 1st place in team’s win Luke Luneau, Hopkinton basketball, 14 points, 12 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals in 70-35 win Karli Loiselle, Pembroke basketball, 15 points in 42-29 win …

High schools: Bow hockey erases early deficit with barrage in 7-3 victory over Somersworth/Coe-Brown

Thursday, January 15, 2015

A one-goal deficit less than two minutes into the game was not what Bow expected. A four-goal flurry in four minutes to end the period wasn’t expected, either, but it was exactly what the Falcons wanted. Bow filled …

Strong effort not enough as Brady hockey team falls to Trinity

Thursday, January 15, 2015

On the heels of a lackluster showing against Hanover four days earlier, Bishop Brady boys’ hockey Coach Russ Franey implored his players to bring their best effort last night against Trinity. “I told them, ‘I don’t care about …

Girls’ Nordic leads the way for solid Concord High ski program

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Concord High girls’ Nordic ski team has won six straight Division I titles, and good luck to anyone betting against the Crimson Tide claiming a seventh this winter. At last year’s D-I championship, Concord swept the top …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school ski teams

Thursday, January 15, 2015

High school skiing outlook Pembroke Division: II Coach: Jon Miner (5th year) Last year: Boys’ Alpine: 14th; Girls’ Alpine: 12th Returning starters: Girls: Lyla Boyajian, sr., Sarah Hubbard, sr.; Boys: Cole Sporcic, so., Killian Drouse, so. O utlook: Boyajian and Sporcic, Pembroke’s captains, will be respectively be leading …

Concord wrestlers downed by Londonderry, 33-32, in battle of unbeatens

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Two undefeated teams. One point difference on the scoreboard. The gym on its feet. Chants echoing off the walls. The spotlight shining only on the mat. That was the scene at Concord High last night as the Crimson Tide and Londonderry headed into the final wrestling match of …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Josh Connor, Bow hockey, 3 goals, 1 assist in 7-3 win Cal Loos, John Stark-Hopkinton hockey, 3 goals in 3-2 win Xenthios Cyr, Pittsfield basketball, 32 points, 10 rebounds, 5 steals in 63-61 loss Jack Bryck, Bishop Brady Alpine skiing, 1st place in team win …

High schools: Concord girls denied first victory despite late rally

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Desperate for its first victory of the season against a similarly winless club, the Concord High girls’ basketball team made a late push last night against visiting Merrimack. Unfortunately for the host Crimson Tide, the deficit was too …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Cassidy Emerson, Concord girls’ basketball, 19 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals Drew McQuarrie, John Stark boys’ basketball, 15 points, 17 rebounds in 62-54 win Mayson Kimball, Merrimack Valley girls’ basketball, 24 points in 58-25 win Chayleigh Cadarette, Belmont girls’ basketball, 18 points, 12 rebounds in 34-24 win Tyler …