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Brady's Chris Thurber scores his second touchdown as he bowls over Newfound's Scott Sargent before the half at Memorial Field Saturday. Thurber was assessed a penalty for lowering his head but the TD was allowed.
(GEOFF FORESTER/Monitor staff)

Johnson takes charge as Brady football team tops Newfound

Sunday, September 21, 2014

The Bishop Brady football team came out swinging – and running – against Newfound yesterday, pounding the ball on the ground for 321 yards en route to a 39-26 win. Brady running back Moses Murenzi ran wild against the Newfound defense, finding the end zone on the first play from scrimmage with a 66-yard run, and quarterback Brendan Johnson rushed for two touchdowns of his own. He also had an interception on defense. “He’s an athlete,” Brady Coach Matt Shaw said of the senior quarterback. “He’s a leader and he steps up when he needs to.” He needed to step up a few times early … 0

High schools: Injury subdues Tide’s big 48-15 victory over Dover

Sunday, September 21, 2014

DOVER – They came off the field subdued, the faces not reflecting a football team that had just won by 33 points on the road, spoiling its opponent’s homecoming. Concord High’s 48-15 victory yesterday at Dover was secondary to what happened on the sixth play of the game, and the Tide’s first touch of the football. Jake Szulc, a two-way player at receiver … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, September 21, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV girls’ soccer team beat Pembroke, 2-0. Grace Clark and Ellie Morrall each scored for the Hawks, and the keeper tandem of Maggie Carney and Amelia Bassett notched the shutout. Cathen Hall had a solid game in the midfield and Krista Amoth led a terrific team defensive effort. ∎ The Hopkinton JV boys’ soccer team came from behind to get … 0

High schools: Bow field hockey keeps hot start going with comeback win over Littleton

Saturday, September 13, 2014

If Bow field hockey Coach Lauren DiRenzo had to compare the first 10 minutes of her team’s game against Littleton to something, it would have been a classic Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi match. “The first 10 minutes … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Leo Sudieh, Concord football, 258 all-purpose yards (192 rushing, 66 receiving) Tucker Burt, MV football, 6 carries, 126 yards, 3 TDs Emilee Harlow, Pembroke girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 2-1 win Doug Champagne, Bow golf, medalist, 4 under par, 32 Frank Demaria, Bow boys’ soccer, game-winning goal in … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, September 13, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV boys’ soccer team defeated Bishop Brady, 5-1. Gerry Donahue had two goals and an assist. Dustin Rose had two goals and Michael Ciance rounded out the scoring. Chandler Cressy and Carmen Repucci both played strong games. ∎ The Concord JV girls’ soccer lost, to … 0

High schools: Hopkinton golf team off to 11-0 start

Friday, September 12, 2014

You know you’re doing something right when you get a nickname. Hopkinton’s Nick Fairneny, aka Nicky Fairway, took medalist honors for the third straight match, helping the Hawks add three more victories to their undefeated record (11-0). Hopkinton … 0

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, September 12, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (with last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ X-C (1) The four-time defending D-II champs swept the top five spots Tuesday in Portsmouth. 2. BOW FOOTBALL (2) The Falcons open their D-III title defense tomorrow against a tough Campbell team. 3. BOW GOLF (5) … 0

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school cross country teams

Friday, September 12, 2014

High school cross country outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coaches: Tim Cox (15th year) and Brenth Tkaczyk (16th year) Last year: Boys: 3rd; Girls: D-II champion Returning starters: Boys: Jared Nelson, jr.; Jake Scarponi, jr.; Zach Flanagan, jr.; Davio Deluca, so. Girls: Hannah Parker, sr.; Megan Scannell, jr.; Katie … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, September 12, 2014

Andy Arnold, Kearsarge golf, medalist honors with even-35 Joel Bolanger, Coe-Brown golf, team-low 37 Chase Patterson, John Stark boys’ soccer, shutout in 2-0 win Kelsey Scott, Belmont girls’ soccer, game-winning goal with 4 minutes left … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, September 12, 2014

College standouts Canterbury’s Jessie Bergeron had five aces, 10 digs and served up 12 points in a row, helping the NHTI women’s volleyball team to a three-set sweep of Lyndon State, 25-20, 25-13, 26-24. ∎ Bow’s Sarah Carlson, a freshman at Castleton State College, scored her fourth goal of … 0

High schools: Concord golf team a solid second in first home meet

Thursday, September 11, 2014

The Concord golf team’s first-ever home match played at Pembroke Pines, the Tide’s new home course, is symbolic of where Coach Ed Deshaies says his team stands – “still getting comfortable and finding their roles.” But despite all … 1

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Matt LaTourette, Concord golf, even-par 36, medalist Caitlyn Shea, Concord volleyball, 27 assists in 3-0 win Doug Champagne, Bow golf, 35, medalist Adam Devine, Kearsarge golf, 37, medalist Kaleigh Davis, Kearsarge girls’ soccer, second straight shutout in 1-0 win … 0