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NHIAA to players: Play all-star game, lose eligibility

Sunday, August 10, 2014

The state’s governing body of high school athletics recently warned 11 basketball players not to compete in a charity all-star game this month, saying the players would lose their eligibility if they participated. As a result, the players, including Dominic Timbas of Pembroke Academy, Brendan Johnson of Bishop Brady High School and Dana Bean of Franklin High, have opted out of the third Sam Carey All Star Classic, slated for … 0

Ray Duckler: A meeting of the minds for Pembroke? Maybe

Thursday, August 7, 2014

With the speed of a poorly run half-court offense, it appears that, finally, a dispute involving the Pembroke Academy boys’ basketball team might be nearing an end. Optimism emerged from a meeting held yesterday at Southern New Hampshire University, where the Pembroke administration and a segment of athletic directors continued a dialogue that … 2

New Hampshire makes it 14 in a row over Vermont in Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl

Saturday, August 2, 2014

HANOVER – The swarming, stifling defense showed up, as expected. But New Hampshire’s Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl offense wasn’t about to let one side of the ball soak in all of the spotlight. Bolstered by an up-tempo, explosive passing game that complemented an unrelenting defense, the Granite State seized control of the 61st … 0

Coe-Brown’s championships

Sunday, June 15, 2014

The Coe-Brown softball team won its third championship in program history yesterday. The titles: 1978 Coe-Brown def. Littleton 2010 Coe-Brown 5, Kennett 3 2014 Coe-Brown 6, John Stark 5 … 0

Murphy selected for Legends of Hockey Hall of Fame

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Penacook’s Steve Murphy is among a class of seven individuals to be inducted into the New Hampshire Legends of Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2014. Murphy will enter under the player category, having played his high school hockey in Malden, Mass., before a prep year at New … 0

Different, yet similar, Coe-Brown and John Stark softball teams ready for D-II championship

Saturday, June 14, 2014

It’s a classic showdown of age versus youth, of veterans versus newcomers. Except it’s the team of underclassmen (Coe-Brown) that has the experience, and the team with more seniors (John Stark) that’s a rookie on this championship stage. … 0

High school softball All-State teams announced

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Coe-Brown pitcher Kianna Daudelin, catcher Shannon Burke and shortstop Amanda Riley, and John Stark pitcher Lyndsey Turner and center fielder Carly Cook, whose teams will meet for the Division II softball championship this afternoon, were named First Team All-State for Division II, along with Pembroke catcher Madison Pellerin … 0

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Saturday, June 14, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) The Bears won four individual titles and one relay at the Meet of Champions. 2. KEARSARGE BOYS’ TRACK (2) Reed Bell and Cameron Webster led the Cougars to their second straight Division III title. 3. COE-BROWN SOFTBALL (3) … 0

Coe-Brown has the history; John Stark looking to create its own

Friday, June 13, 2014

Coe-Brown is making its seventh championship game appearance, while John Stark is making its first. Coe-Brown Champs – 2010, 1978 Runners-up – 2013, 2009, 2008, 1979 John Stark Only other final four appearance was in 2009, losing to eventual championship Portsmouth, 1-0, in the semifinals. … 0

Bow baseball team falls in extras after staging dramatic rally in semifinals

Friday, June 13, 2014

MANCHESTER – They used three pitchers in the first two innings. They trailed by six runs after three. And twice they were down to their last strike. But the Falcons refused to cave. Freshman Brendan Winch settled down … 0

John Stark girls’ lacrosse team can’t take final step against powerhouse Derryfield

Friday, June 13, 2014

MANCHESTER – The John Stark girls’ lacrosse team’s journey to the Division III final was just that – a trip to the game. There was no further step for the Generals, not with the talent on Derryfield’s roster, … 0

Two John Stark boys’ volleyball players make All-State teams

Friday, June 13, 2014

Two John Stark boys’ volleyball players were honored by the NH Volleyball Coaches Association, which released the All-State teams yesterday. Serge Boucher was a First Team selection, while Carson Dunn was an Honorable Mention. The Generals finished 8-10, including the first postseason victory in program history. They lost … 0

Bow baseball team’s unlikely postseason run

Friday, June 13, 2014

The 14th-seeded Bow baseball team went just 9-7 in the regular season, only to turn it on in the D-II tournament on the way to a semifinal defeat: First round def. No. 19 Belmont, 9-2 Second round def. No. 3 Monadnock, 2-0 Quarterfinals def. No. 6 Pelham, 7-0 … 0