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Merrimack Valley senior Cole Remillard jumps up for a shot during Monday's game at Merrimack Valley High School in Concord.  (Alan MacRae/for the Monitor)

High schools: Merrimack Valley stays up in standings with win over Kingswood

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

With the regular season coming to a close at the end of the week, the Merrimack Valley boys’ basketball team is looking towards the playoffs. The Pride (13-4) guaranteed itself a top six seed in the Division II tournament with a 81-58 victory over Kingswood (0-17). The winless Knights kept it close early on with MV leading 23-15 after the …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Girls’ basketball Division I first round No. 16 Concord (3-15) at No. 1 Bedford (16-2), 7 p.m. Head to head: Bedford topped Concord, 53-25, in the season opener. Notes: Concord knows it’s got quite a challenge on its hands, taking on a team that’s lost just two regular-season games the last two seasons. In the early-season meeting, Concord stayed within striking distance through …

High schools: Stark-Hopkinton settles for a tie, gets No. 2 seed for D-III tourney

Sunday, March 1, 2015

The John Stark-Hopkinton boys’ hockey team missed out on a chance for the top seed in Division III, but a No. 2 ranking isn’t all that bad for the Generals. In a battle with fourth-ranked Kennett on Saturday, Stark-Hopkinton took a 4-2 lead into the final period, but the Eagles scored twice in the first 42 seconds after the break to pull even …

Concord High hockey teams both come back from 2-1 deficits to sweep Exeter, 3-2

Thursday, February 19, 2015

It was deja vu all over again for the Concord High hockey teams last night. Trailing 2-1 in the third period, the Concord girls rallied back to tie the game before scoring the winner with 1:12 left in overtime for a 3-2 victory over Exeter. Just two hours …

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 …