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Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Friday, February 27, 2015

Girls’ basketball Division IV quarterfinals No. 6 Pittsfield (14-5) at No. 3 Groveton (16-3), 7 p.m. Previous tournament games: Pittsfield ousted No. 11 Concord Christian, 37-23. Groveton bested No. 14 Wilton-Lyndeborough, 61-43. Head to head: The teams did not meet during the regular season. Notes: For the third straight year, Pittsfield will make the trek to Groveton for a quarterfinal. The Panthers are hoping the ride home will be a …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, February 27, 2015

Chayleigh Cadarette, Belmont girls’ basketball, 12 points, 15 rebounds Zach Mattos, Kearsarge boys’ basketball, 23 points, 13 rebounds, 3 blocks Trent Noordsij, Kearsarge boys’ basketball, 21 points, 8 assists, 7 rebounds Mike Legare, Hillsboro-Deering boys’ basketball, 28 points Joey Kulbacki, Hillsboro-Deering boys’ basketball, 20 points …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, February 27, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (6) scored in 10 of 13 events to win its third straight Division II championship. 2. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (1) could have split into two teams and finished 1-2 at the D-I championships. 3. BISHOP BRADY BOYS’ ALPINE SKIING (2) will send six skiers to the Meet of Champions Wednesday …

High schools: Concord girls follow the plan to an upset victory

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Before every game, Concord girls’ basketball Coach Mike Achilles writes the plan on a board in the team room. But when Achilles walked into the room before last night’s game, there was a surprise waiting for him. “They …

Swimming, indoor track championships rescheduled for Saturday

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Saturday will be chock full o’ high school state championships. Along with the three previously scheduled wrestling championships, the Division I swimming and Divisions I and II indoor track championships have been rescheduled to Saturday. The D-I swim meet will be held beginning at 8:30 a.m. at UNH’s …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Peyton Osgood, Concord girls’ basketball, 13 points, 12 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals in 56-53 overtime win. Cassidy Emerson, Concord girls’ basketball, 14 points, 7 rebounds in 56-53 overtime win Mayson Kimball, Merrimack Valley girls’ basketball, 17 points, 14 rebounds, 7 steals in win over Kingswood Drew McQuarrie, …

High schools: Edin’s 20 points spark Coe-Brown boys’ basketball team to win over Plymouth

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Coe-Brown is putting a little rough patch in the rearview mirror just in time to see two potential hazards in the road ahead. After losing a pair of close games last week, the Bears boys’ basketball team rebounded …

Seidner’s hot hand leads Pembroke to victory at Lebanon, 64-57

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

LEBANON – It’s not often that a team comes to town and pushes Lebanon’s defense around, but Pembroke did just that last night. Fueled by Hannah Seidner’s hot hand, the Spartans overcame foul trouble and avenged an early-season …

Track athletes stuck in the starting blocks by snow-outs

Sunday, February 15, 2015

This space should have been filled with a story about the NHIAA Indoor Track and Field Championships. Instead, it’s about those championships getting postponed … again. The track meets were originally scheduled to take place Feb. 8 at Dartmouth College, but snow changed those plans. The events were …

Snow can’t stop Monahan Basketball Showcase

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Another dumping of snow on the state trimmed the field for the 2nd annual Frank Monahan Foundation Basketball Showcase yesterday, but the three games that were played provided plenty of oohs and aahs. At right, Brewster’s Justin Simon, …

Division II swimming: Bow, Coe-Brown make strides at state meet

Saturday, February 14, 2015

DURHAM – It was a successful day in the pool for both the Bow and Coe-Brown girls’ swim teams at yesterday’s NHIAA Division II championships. Both schools made a bit of history at the University of New Hampshire’s …

Division II swimming highlights

Saturday, February 14, 2015

TEAM SCORES Girls Champion: Oyster River 271 Runner-up: St. Thomas 135 Area teams 8. Bow 65 9. Coe-Brown 53 21. John Stark 11 Boys Champion: Oyster River 242 Runner-up: Hanover 151 Area teams 12. Coe-Brown 22 17. Bishop Brady 3 Top area swimmers Emelia Cronshaw, Coe-Brown, second in …

High schools: Winnisquam prepares for D-III meet with win at Cavalier Duals

Saturday, February 14, 2015

With one week to go before the Division III state tournament, three local wrestling teams competed in the nine-team Hollis-Brookline Cavalier Duals tournament, a series of dual meets matching schools against opponents they hadn’t faced during the regular dual meet season. Winnisquam took advantage of that opportunity, defeating …