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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 …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Friday, March 13, 2015

Boys’ basketball Division II quarterfinals No. 5 Merrimack Valley (15-4) at No. 4 Lebanon (15-4), 6:30 p.m. Previous tournament games: MV nipped No. 12 Hollis-Brookline, 50-49. Lebanon stopped No. 13 Oyster River, 82-60. Head to head: The teams did not meet during the regular season. Notes: Merrimack Valley …

Brady-Trinity roster breakdown

Friday, March 13, 2015

Breakdown, by which school each player attends, of the Bishop Brady-Trinity girls’ hockey team: Bishop Brady Kristen Kenison, forward; Ellen Owsowitz, forward; Brianna Brack, forward; Kaitlin Bardellini, forward; Sophia Palangas, forward; Megan Woodfin, forward; Mary Anne Wiley, forward; Colleen Earley, defenseman; Sarah Plourde, goalie Trinity Anya Rochussen, goalie; …

Division II girls’ basketball tournament

Friday, March 13, 2015

Semifinals Yesterday Goffstown 43, Milford 23 Coe-Brown 39, Pembroke 32 Final Tomorrow, 7 p.m. At Southern NH Univ. No. 6 Goffstown vs. No. 1 Coe-Brown …

John Stark-Hopkinton hockey team’s valiant comeback goes for naught

Thursday, March 12, 2015

A third consecutive trip to the Division III boys’ hockey final wasn’t in the cards for No. 2 John Stark-Hopkinton last night. Not that the Generals didn’t make it close, or exciting, or memorable in their 6-5 semifinal …

D’Amour won’t be denied, sends Belmont-Gilford hockey to D-III title game

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Andrew D’Amour lay in a heap by the boards, hands clasped tightly around his knee. For a short while, it looked like the Belmont-Gilford hockey team would have to survive its deadlocked semifinal with Kennett – and maybe …

Nelson’s saves, Orcutt’s goal send Concord into title game with 2OT win

Thursday, March 12, 2015

MANCHESTER – Instant classic. There aren’t enough superlatives to describe last night’s Division I hockey semifinal between No. 3 Concord and No. 2 Pinkerton. Two overtimes. A goalie playing on another planet. Pinged posts. Near misses. And finally …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Thursday, March 12, 2015

High school tournaments today Girls’ basketball Division II semifinals At Southern NH Univ. No. 5 Pembroke (15-5) vs. No. 1 Coe-Brown (20-0), 8 p.m. Previous tournament games: Pembroke topped No. 12 Windham, 58-38, and No. 13 St. Thomas, 56-40. Coe-Brown ousted No. 16 Hollis-Brookline, 58-40, and No. 9 …

Pembroke boys’ basketball team wins OT thriller to advance to D-I quarterfinals

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Max Curran’s 44 points and 20 rebounds led the sixth-seeded Pembroke boys’ basketball team to a 91-87 overtime victory over No. 11 Manchester Memorial in the first round of the Division I boys’ basketball tournament last night. The Spartans (10-7) trailed at the half, 43-38, and at the …

Division I boys’ hockey semifinals

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Semifinals Yesterday No. 3 Concord 3, No. 2 Pinkerton 2, 2OT No. 8 Bishop Guertin 4, No. 4 Bedford 3 Final Saturday At Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester No. 8 Bishop Guertin vs. No. 3 Concord, 4:30 …

Division III boys’ hockey tournament

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Semifinals Yesterday No. 3 Berlin-Gorham 6, No. 2 John Stark-Hopkinton 5, OT No. 1 Belmont-Gilford 3, No. 4 Kennett 2 Final Saturday At Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester No. 3 Berlin-Gorham vs. No. 1 Belmont-Gilford, 12:15 …