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After a stellar career playing linebacker and offensive line at Concord High, Will Scharlotte (51) will move to tight end at Bentley University starting this fall. On Saturday he'll play linebacker for New Hampshire in the annual Shrine Game against Vermont. (CHS Quarterback Club photo)

Concord High’s Scharlotte practices making new friends in preparation for Shrine Game

Saturday, August 1, 2015

High school rivalries die hard. Just ask Will Scharlotte, a linebacker for the New Hampshire team in the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl, who took a while to get into the Shrine spirit. “I hated some of those kids going into the week,” the former Concord High standout said. “Just because they were on the opposite team.” Seeing those same players …

John Stark Regional wins sportsmanship award

Saturday, August 1, 2015

John Stark Regional High was awarded the NHIAA/National Federation of State High School Associations Award of Excellence on Friday. The award was given to John Stark for exhibiting outstanding sportsmanship during the past school year. The award will be formally presented at the NHIAA annual meeting on Sept. 4. …

Shrine Game at a glance

Friday, July 31, 2015

What: Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl football game When: Saturday, 5:30 p.m. Where: Castleton University, Vermont Who: Graduated seniors from N.H. and Vermont On the air: WTPL (107.7 FM), 5:10 p.m. Series: N.H. leads series, 46-13-2 Area players: Brendan Johnson, Andrew Jousset, Bishop Brady; Kyle Milne, Bow; Will Scharlotte, Concord; Jacob Sawyer, Zach Feudner, John Stark; Devon McGrath, Tommy Schneider, MV; Richie Mills, Winnisquam …

Huckins, McNamara named to Twin State Field Hockey team

Friday, June 12, 2015

Merrimack Valley’s Cassidy Huckins and Winnisquam’s Erin McNamara will represent team New Hampshire at the annual NH/VT Twin State field hockey game on June 26 at 7 p.m. Saint Anselm College. The game pits the top players from New Hampshire’s Class of 2015 against their counterparts from Vermont. …

D-II baseball semifinal: Coe-Brown can’t quite take down No. 1 Windham

Thursday, June 11, 2015

MANCHESTER – Beating the No. 1 team in the division and handing them their only loss of the season is an accomplishment. Doing it twice, especially in the playoffs, may have been too large an order. The fourth-ranked Coe-Brown (15-4) baseball team played great defense and took advantage …

D-I softball semifinal: Defense lets Concord down in 7-1 loss to Dover

Thursday, June 11, 2015

MANCHESTER – If only it were golf and Concord could take a mulligan for the first two innings of last night’s Division I semifinal against defending champion Dover. But there are no do-overs in softball, and a rash …

Hopkinton boys’ lacrosse loses heartbreaker to Pelham in semifinals

Thursday, June 11, 2015

LACONIA – It only took minutes for the improbable upset bid staged by the Hopkinton boys’ lacrosse team to go up in smoke last night. The lead was gone in the closing seconds of regulation and the game …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Thursday, June 11, 2015

High school tournaments today Baseball Division III semifinals At Gill Stadium, Manchester No. 4 Hopkinton (16-2) vs. No. 1 Campbell (18-0), 7 p.m. Previous tournament games: Hopkinton blanked No. 13 Gilford, 3-0, and edged No. 5 Somersworth, 6-5. Campbell ousted No. 16 Bow, 10-0, and No. 8 Conant, …

Semifinals and finals results from singles tennis

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Justin Toler, Concord Semifinals – def. Zachary Gould, Bedford, 6-4, 6-4 Final – lost to Max Reed, Lebanon, 3-6, 6-4, 10-4 tiebreaker Sydney Herrington, Bishop Brady Semifinals – def. Izzy Leonardi, St. Thomas, 6-2, 5-7, 10-5 tiebreaker Final – lost to Julia Chappell, Manchester Central, 7-5, 6-0 …

Senior sextet leads Concord softball team into final four

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Some teams ride a dominant pitcher deep into the postseason. Others jump on the backs of a few power hitters in the middle of the lineup. And every once in a while, a team embraces the old cliché …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

High school tournaments today Softball Division I semifinals At Southern NH University No. 8 Concord (14-6) vs. No. 4 Dover (16-4), 7 p.m. Previous tournament games: Concord eliminated No. 9 Merrimack, 8-1, and No. 16 Pinkerton, 5-2. Dover rolled past No. 13 Bedford, 13-1, and No. 5 Alvirne, …

High schools: Hopkinton softball falls off pace late in quarterfinal loss to Campbell

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

For five innings, Hopkinton gave two-time defending champion Campbell all it could handle. Hawks starter Becca Shatney locked her team in a pitchers’ duel with the Cougars’ Olivia Martinage. Neither team was willing to budge, making all the …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

High school tournaments today Softball Division II semifinals At Southern NH University No. 7 Pembroke (14-4) vs. No. 3 Coe-Brown (15-3), 5 p.m. Previous tournament games: Pembroke nipped No. 10 St. Thomas, 5-4, and upset No. 2 Windham, 1-0 in nine innings. Coe-Brown bested No. 14 Kennett, 5-1, …