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Gallery: MV baseball drops first-round playoff game in extras

05-31-2024 9:23 AM

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No. 7 Merrimack Valley saw its season come to an end on Thursday after a 3-0, eight-inning loss to No. 10 Oyster River in the first round of the Division II playoffs. Senior Luke Dougherty started on the mound for MV and didn’t allow a hit in six...


Tennis: Kearsarge boys fall to veteran Plymouth team in championship rematch

05-31-2024 2:18 AM

By DAN ATTORRI

The Cougars knew that fate of the championship would likely come down to doubles. But the senior-laden top-seeded Plymouth Bobcats (17-0) were a little more aggressive and a little more confident, and used that experience to sweep the doubles matches,...


High schools: Pembroke baseball upsets Kingswood to advance; Hopkinton girls’ lax also comes from behind

05-31-2024 2:17 AM

D-II BaseballNo. 11 Pembroke 6, No. 6 Kingswood 4Key players: Pembroke – Owen Stewart (7 IP, 3 ER, 8 H, 3 K), Devin Riel (4-for-4, double, 3 runs, 2 RBI), Josh Goyette (3-for-4, run, RBI), Sean Bonisteel (2-for-4, 2 RBI), Andrew Fitzgerald (2-for-4,...


Baseball: Dominant pitching, a bunt and timely hitting lead Bow to first-round playoff win

05-30-2024 7:10 PM

By ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL

BOW — Falcons senior Colby Smith can lay down a bunt about as well as any high school baseball player. Maybe better.A lanky left-handed hitter, he’s perfected both the placement and the force with which to contact the ball. That skill proved decisive...


Gallery: No. 3 Concord softball stunned by No. 14 Portsmouth in first round of Division I playoffs

05-30-2024 9:25 AM

By ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL

Even if Concord softball (15-4) wasn’t going to be able to defend its state championship title, few expected the journey to end so soon. After a loss to Salem to close the regular season dropped the Tide out of having a first-round bye, Concord had to...


Baseball: Stark’s Paolicelli (Player of the Year), Bow’s Guerrette (Pitcher of the Year) among All-State selections

05-30-2024 12:38 AM

By DAN ATTORRI

The Baseball Coaches Association of New Hampshire announced the All-State teams on Wednesday morning and four of the five majors awards in Division II went to area teams.John Stark senior Anthony Paolicelli was named the Division II Player of the...


Gallery: Bow softball cruises past Lebanon in D-II first round playoff matchup

05-29-2024 8:23 PM

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Bow (13-5) softball erupted on offense on Wednesday for a 12-0 win over N0. 12 Lebanon (5-12) in the first round of the Division II playoffs. The No. 5 Falcons will now face off against No. 4 ConVal (13-4) in the quarterfinals on Saturday. Bow beat...


Softball: In a nailbiter, Bishop Brady escapes

05-29-2024 8:02 PM

By ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL

CONCORD — With the bases loaded and one out in the top of the seventh inning, Bishop Brady relief pitcher Payton Bryson had little margin for error. The No. 5 Giants (13-4) led their first-round playoff matchup with No. 12 Conant (7-10) on Wednesday,...


High schools: John Stark/H-D, Coe-Brown girls lax advance on 1st day of tournament ac

05-29-2024 12:48 AM

D-II Girls’ LacrosseNo. 6 John Stark/Hillsboro-Deering 12, No. 11 Kingswood 5Key players: JSHD – Elizabeth Hatfield (3 goals, assist), Zoe Lawson (3 goals, assist), Kaycie Rhodes (2 goals), Ryan Mucci (2 goals), Melody Couturier (goal), Addie DeCew...


Tennis: Kearsarge boys win semifinal, sets up 3rd straight final vs. Plymouth

05-29-2024 12:24 AM

By DAN ATTORRI

The Cougars defeated a familiar opponent on Tuesday. On Thursday, they’ll play another familiar foe for the championship.No. 2 Kearsarge (15-1) defeated No. 3 St. Thomas, 7-2, the Cougars third win over the Saints (13-3) this season, to set up a...


From rookie to record holder: Concord’s Nick Reynolds reaches javelin milestone in his first track season

05-28-2024 9:39 PM

By DAN ATTORRI

Prior to this spring Nick Reynolds had never competed in track and field. He hadn’t even run a lap on the track at Memorial Field. In fact, he didn’t even want to be on the team. But in the span of 10 weeks since the season began, Reynolds — an...


Girls’ lacrosse: Alyssa Brodeur scores her 100th goal, Merrimack Valley rolls into D-II quarterfinal

05-28-2024 8:19 PM

By ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL

PENACOOK — In case dominating its first round playoff game wasn’t enough cause for celebration, junior Alyssa Brodeur made sure to give Merrimack Valley even more reason for jubilation during the Pride’s meeting with Manchester Central on Tuesday.In...


Track: Reynolds sets javelin division record, Goulas wins the triple jump title to lead Concord boys (4th) and girls (3rd) at D-I championship

05-27-2024 2:16 AM

By DAN ATTORRI

PORTSMOUTH – Ten weeks ago Nick Reynolds hadn’t even touched a javelin. Now he is a state champion.Reynolds popped off a throw of 205 feet, 10 inches on his second attempt of the day to win the Division I title and set the division record,...


High schools: Kearsarge boys’ tennis advances to semis, Bow drops in quarters

05-27-2024 2:14 AM

D-III Boys’ TennisNo. 2 Kearsarge 7, No. 7 Profile 2Key players: Kearsarge – Liam Miller (singles and doubles wins), Eli Whipple (singles and doubles wins), Billy Reid (singles win), Thomas Shepherd (singles win), Rylan Fitzgerald (singles...


Track: Coe-Brown finishes second in D-II, ends championship streak

05-26-2024 7:50 AM

By DAN ATTORRI

DURHAM – Two winning streaks came to an end at the NHIAA Division II track and field championships on Friday evening at Oyster River High School, but disappointment wasn’t the emotion that Coe-Brown Northwood Academy head coach Lucas Fisher was...


A deep dive into John Stark baseball, the program Dennis Pelletier’s built

05-24-2024 9:06 AM

By ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL

Brett Patnode is always asked the same question: How does John Stark baseball produce so many college baseball players?Patnode’s currently a senior playing at New England College in Henniker with three of his former John Stark teammates: Brady...


Track: Hopkinton girls win D-III title; Brady’s Gentchos wins 3 titles, breaks 2 records

05-24-2024 1:38 AM

By DAN ATTORRI

TILTON – Hot and humid conditions didn’t bode well for a record-breaking day, but that wasn’t even close to being the case. Facing one of the most competitive groups of Division III athletes and teams in NHIAA track and field history, the Hopkinton...


High schools: Bow, Brady girls tennis fall in quarters; plus Thursday’s lacrosse, baseball and softball results

05-24-2024 1:15 AM

D-II Girls’ TennisNo. 1 Oyster River 8, No. 9 Bow 1Key players:  Bow – Maddy Desrosiers and Makaylie Laws (9-8 (7-5) win at No. 3 doubles) Highlights: Top-ranked and defending champion Oyster River swept singles despite strong efforts from the Bow...


Girls’ lacrosse: Against D-I Londonderry, D-III Bow faces one of its most difficult tests of the season

05-23-2024 6:59 PM

By ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL

BOW — The Falcons’ girls’ lacrosse team entered Thursday’s matchup against Division I’s Londonderry at 14-2 on the season. Bow, a D-III program, saw its two losses come to D-II Hollis-Brookline and D-I Portsmouth. Overall, the Falcons were outscoring...


High schools: Bow, Brady girls’ tennis advance to quarters; plus baseball, softball and lax results

05-23-2024 9:22 AM

D-II Girls’ TennisNo. 9 Bow 5, No. 8 Timberlane 4Key players: Bow – Jaden Glace (8-1 win at No. 2 singles), Katie McCabe (8-1 win at No. 3 singles), Maddy Desrosiers (8-4 win at No. 4 singles), Makaylie Laws (8-4 win at No. 5 singles), Lilly...


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