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Pembroke senior Dominic Timbas (21) goes up for a dunk during Pembroke Academy's 67-32 win against Concord at home, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

High schools: Pembroke too much for Concord in first D-I matchup between schools since 2004

Thursday, January 29, 2015

PEMBROKE – The Concord High and Pembroke Academy boys’ basketball teams have squared off in the Capital Area Holiday Tournament on several occasions in the last 10 years, but last night marked the first time since 2004 the neighboring schools have met in the regular season. This border game was back on the schedule because Pembroke moved back up to Division I, but it didn’t feel like a rivalry inside the PA gym. Maybe that’s because Pembroke had back-to-back snow days and the school had a hibernating vibe. Or maybe it was because Concord came into the game 0-6 and the Spartans were 4-4. Or …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Bruce Barton, MV boys’ basketball, 15 points, 7 rebounds in 53-48 win Callie Chase, Hopkinton girls’ basketball, 11 points, 10 rebounds in 39-30 win over Bow Dan Lawrence, Concord wrestling, 4-3 double overtime decision at 160 pounds in team win Dominic Timbas, Pembroke boys’ basketball, 22 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists in win Chay Cadarette, Belmont girls’ basketball, 16 points, 13 rebounds in …

High schools: Seven goals in first seven minutes has John Stark-Hopkinton hockey flying

Monday, January 26, 2015

First vs. worst. Undefeated vs. winless. Last night’s boys’ hockey game between John Stark-Hopkinton and Manchester West was bound to be lopsided, but few would have predicted this. The Generals scored seven goals in the first seven minutes of the game and coasted to a 12-4 victory at Manchester’s JFK Coliseum. “We’re playing …

High schools: Mulleavey’s heroics lift Merrimack Valley basketball over Plymouth

Friday, January 9, 2015

Nate Mulleavey had just saved the game. And then he had to do it again. The senior guard had just put back a Cole Remillard missed shot in the closing seconds of overtime to give the Merrimack Valley boys’ basketball team a one-point lead over Plymouth, but the …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, January 9, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team 1. BISHOP BRADY BOYS’ HOOP (7) Beating Pembroke over the holidays and a 3-0 start in D-II vault the Giants to the top. 2. BISHOP BRADY GIRLS’ HOOP (10) The Giants claimed the Cap Area Holiday title and are 5-0 in D-II. 3. …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Hunter Keyser, Winnisquam wrestling, pin at 145 after trailing 10-2 Mark Borak, Bow wrestling, pins at 120 vs. both Plymouth and Souhegan Morgan Walton, Kristie Schoffield, Meredith Ramsey and Kaitlyn Covell, MV track, first in 4x400 at Wildcat Relays in a school record 4:16.9 …

High schools: Winnisquam wrestlers stay undefeated in D-III after win over Franklin

Thursday, January 8, 2015

The start of the mid-season grind was anything but that for the Winnisquam wrestling team. Instead of coming out of the holiday break lethargic, the Bears were on top of their game in defeating neighboring rival Franklin, 66-12, …

Preview capsules of the area’s Division II high school indoor track teams

Thursday, January 8, 2015

High school Division II indoor track outlook Belmont Division: II Coaches: Scott Clark (1st year), John Goegel and Aaron Hayward Last year: Boys: T-12th; Girls: DNS Athletes to watch : Boys: Bruce Zimmer, sr., shot put; Asher Clark, sr., shot put; Kyle Patton, sr., sprints/relays; River Mathieu, fr., …

John Stark’s Widmann named NHIAA male Athlete of the Month for December

Thursday, January 8, 2015

John Stark’s Nick Widmann, a senior, was named the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association’s male Athlete of the Month for December. Widmann is a two-year captain for the Generals and a two-time Division III champion. In addition to …

Nine area players selected for CHaD football game

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Nine area football players were selected to the CHaD East West All-Star football game, featuring the top high school seniors from across New Hampshire. Concord’s Rob Law, Kris Skinner and Jacob Szulc, Merrimack Valley’s Tucker Burt, Ivan Niyomugabo and Jon Plante, Bow’s Matt Ehrenberg and Tucker Johnson, and …

High schools: Freshman Marsh helps Franklin girls outlast Winnisquam

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

During practice on Monday, Franklin Coach J.J. Winters told freshman Lauren Marsh she would score 20 points against Winnisquam if she simply followed his directions. Winters was right. Sort of. Marsh scored 22 to lead Franklin (3-2) to …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Zach Mattos, Kearsarge boys’ basketball, 15 points, 13 rebounds, 10 blocks in 43-31 win Lauren Marsh, Winnisquam girls’ basketball, 22 points in 48-45 win Sarah Curtin, Coe-Brown girls’ basketball, 17 points in 51-32 win Max Curran, Pembroke boys’ basketball, 26 points, 8 rebounds in 66-61 win Kyle LePage, …

High schools: Concord boys’ hockey team wins in Hanover, 3-1

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Two days after a lackluster loss, the Concord High boys’ hockey team put together a complete effort to come away from Hanover with a 3-1 victory. In a frigid, always-tough-to-play-in Campion Rink, Concord (3-1-0) and the Marauders (0-4-0) …