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High school football champions crowned

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Jack Hanaway scored three rushing touchdowns and TJ Urbanik added two, including a 94-yarder, as the Pinkerton Academy football team dominated Bedford, 37-0, to win the Division I championship yesterday in Durham. With the win, the Astros ended a run of three straight losses in the championship game and claimed their 13th title overall, 11 of them since 1985. In Division II, Windham rallied past St. Thomas, 38-28, with a …

High school Player of the Season for boys’ soccer

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Riley McNicholas SCHOOL: Hopkinton High HONORS/STATS: The senior midfielder scored 23 goals with 10 assists this year, with his Hawks teams losing only once (other than in PKs) in the last three years. THREE FAVORITE THINGS: Family, soccer, friends. Which player on your own team would you hate to play against? And why? …

High school Athlete of the Season for boys’ cross country

Friday, November 21, 2014

Dom Repucci SCHOOL: Hopkinton High HONORS/STATS: The junior finished third at the state Meet of Champions (15:47.7), second in Division III (16:38.0) and 18th in New England (16:15). THREE FAVORITE THINGS: Running, playing music and spending time with my friends. Where is your favorite place to run cross country in New Hampshire, and …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Thursday, November 6, 2014

High school tournaments today Girls’ soccer Division II semifinals At Stellos Stadium, Nashua No. 3 Coe-Brown (15-3-0) vs. No. 2 John Stark (15-2-1), 4 p.m. Previous tournament games: Coe-Brown topped No. 14 Merrimack Valley, 4-1, and No. 6 Windham, 3-2 in overtime. John Stark blanked No. 15 St. …

All-State volleyball teams

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Two local senior captains were named First Team All-State volleyball players yesterday in voting done by the New Hampshire Volleyball Coaches Association – Coe-Brown’s Emma Easler in Division II and Winnisquam’s Erica Doubleday in Division III. Easler and the fifth-seeded Bears play in the semifinals of the D-II …

Bow’s consecutive title-game streak

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Top-seeded Bow secured a berth in its fifth straight D-III championship game. How the Falcons have fared in the previous four: 2010 – Campbell 2, Bow 1 2011 – Bow 2, Campbell 1 2012 – Hopkinton 1, Bow 0 2013 – Bow 1, Hopkinton 0 2014 – vs. …

Underdog Pittsfield boys’ soccer team earns berth in title game

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

LACONIA – They lost their first two matches of the season. A month ago they were a lackluster 4-6-2. They were the No. 11 seed when the Division IV boys’ soccer tournament began. But after yesterday’s 2-0 semifinal …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

High school tournaments today Girls’ soccer Division III semifinals At Laconia H.S. No. 4 Stevens (13-3-2) vs. No. 1 Bow (18-0-0), 6 p.m. Previous tournament games: Stevens bested No. 13 Gilford, 5-0, and No. 5 Campbell, 5-3. Bow ousted No. 16 Kearsarge, 7-1, and No. 8 Hopkinton, 5-1. …

Pittsfield’s road to the final

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Unexpected journey The 11th-seeded Pittsfield boys’ soccer team has won three straight tournament games, two of them over higher-seeded teams, to earn a spot in Saturday’s D-IV championship game at Southern N.H. University at 10 a.m. The Panthers’ road to the final: First round – def. No. 6 …

Offense erupts as Hopkinton boys’ soccer returns to Division III final

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

LACONIA – Recent opponents have adopted the “pack it in” strategy when facing the Hopkinton boys’ soccer team. Winners of 38 consecutive matches entering last night’s Division III tournament semifinal against Somersworth, the Hawks have had to drudge …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Boys’ soccer Division IV semifinals At Laconia H.S. No. 11 Pittsfield (9-7-2) vs. No. 10 Profile (11-6-1), 4 p.m. Previous tournament games: Pittsfield upset No. 6 Colebrook, 5-4 (5-3 in penalty kicks), and edged No. 14 Epping, 1-0 in overtime. Profile overcame No. 7 Littleton in penalty kicks, …

Perfect season denied, Hopkinton field hockey still pleased with runner-up finish

Monday, November 3, 2014

BEDFORD – The scene didn’t look like the one typically associated with a championship game defeat. The members of the Hopkinton field hockey team held the runner-up trophy high, cheering and with beaming smiles as their fan section …

Division II golf All-State teams

Monday, November 3, 2014

Matt McFall, a senior on the John Stark Regional High School golf team, received the Spirit of the Game Award from the New Hampshire Golf Coaches Association. McFall was also named second team All-State in the awards that were released yesterday. FIRST TEAM David Albright, sr., Lebanon Patrick …