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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 …

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 …

Same as it ever was between Concord and BG hockey

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Grab the keys and fire up the DeLorean. We’re headed back to the future. It’s like 1996 all over again. Or 1997. Or 1999. Or 2000. You get the picture. Throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, Concord and Bishop Guertin dominated the hockey landscape in New Hampshire. Only …

Lessons learned help Belmont-Gilford hockey team to a shot at D-III title

Saturday, March 14, 2015

The goals were coming in at an alarming rate, left and right, and Jay Londer began to devise a plan. The Belmont-Gilford hockey team was on its way to one of the most demoralizing playoff losses it’s suffered, …

Hockey history: Concord and BG in the title game

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Concord High and Bishop Guertin have met for the hockey state championship in five previous seasons (the last 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 Concord’s …

Concord-Bishop Guertin hockey by the numbers

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Today’s Division I hockey championship between Concord and Bishop Guertin will be the 50th meeting between respective coaches Dunc Walsh and Gary Bishop. 24-21-4 Concord’s record in those meetings 5-3-0 Concord’s record in playoff games 3-1-0 Concord’s record in the championship 26 games decided by one goal or …

Division II boys’ basketball tourney schedule

Saturday, March 14, 2015

D-II tournament Quarterfinals Friday Portsmouth 53, Hanover 38 Lebanon 67, MV 54 Goffstown 82, St. Thomas 71 Bishop Brady 71, Windham 47 Semifinals Wednesday, at UNH No. 10 Goffstown vs. No. 3 Bishop Brady, 6 No. 4 Lebanon vs. No. 1 Portsmouth, 7:30 …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Girls’ hockey Division I championship At Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester No. 3 Bishop Brady-Trinity (14-6-0) vs. No. 1 Hanover (17-1-1), 10 a.m. Previous tournament games: Bishop Brady-Trinity edged rival Concord, the No. 6 seed, 2-1, and overcame No. 2 Berlin-Gorham, 4-2. Hanover ousted No. 5 Lebanon, 5-1, after …

Coe-Brown girls’ basketball team stays perfect in advancing to D-II championship

Friday, March 13, 2015

MANCHESTER – When the buzzer sounded on their 39-32 Division II girls’ basketball semifinal win last night, the Bears hardly flinched. There was no screaming or hugging for top-seeded Coe-Brown after it beat No. 5 Pembroke Academy, just …

Inter-school bonds help Brady-Trinity girls’ hockey team come together at the right time

Friday, March 13, 2015

When Berlin-Gorham traveled to Everett Arena to face the Bishop Brady-Trinity girls’ hockey team on Jan. 17, they left town with a demonstrative 6-0 win. When the Mountaineers returned to Everett on Tuesday for a rematch with Brady-Trinity …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, March 13, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP (4) will look to cap an undefeated season in tomorrow’s Division II championship game. 2. BELMONT-GILFORD BOYS’ HOCKEY (5) is the top seed and favorite in tomorrow’s D-III final against No. 2 Berlin-Gorham. 3. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ …