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Bishop Brady's Emily Santis is upset in a battle with Hopkinton's Lillias Whitehead for control of the ball during their season opener at NHTI on Friday, August 29, 2014.  (Alan MacRae/for the Monitor)

High schools: Whitehead’s two goals carry Hopkinton past Bishop Brady, 2-0, in girls’ soccer opener

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Bishop Brady cornered Hopkinton in its own end for much of the first 12 minutes of yesterday’s season-opening girls’ soccer game. The Giants delivered corner kick after corner kick, blasting six in the first half – most of them in those first 12 minutes –but the Hawks weathered the storm. And in the 18th minute, Lillias Whitehead broke through for … 0

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Saturday, August 30, 2014

JV results The Concord boys’ JV soccer team defeated Winnacunnet, 6-1. Justin Toler recorded a hat trick. Noah Wachter and Matt Perralt anchored the defense. ∎ The Hopkinton girls’ JV soccer team defeated Bishop Brady, 5-0. The Hawks offense was led by the rookie duo of Grace Clark (three goals) and Ellie Morrall (two goals) with the support from Abby Houston in midfield. Caitie … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Lillias Whitehead, Hopkinton girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 2-0 win CassiE Contigiani, Belmont girls’ soccer, 5 goals, assist in 9-1 win Kianna Daudelin, Coe-Brown girls’ soccer, game-winner in 1-0 win Amanda Murray & Molly Morrison, Bow girls’ soccer, first career varsity goals in 3-1 win Jake Dunkerley, Coe-Brown boys’ soccer, hat trick in 4-1 win Jeremy Caruso, Pembroke boys’ soccer, 2 goals, assist … 0

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Friday, August 15, 2014

Local golf In Mojalaki Senior League action, Al Robertson, Ted Andrus, Bob Reed and George Ewing placed first, while Craig Smith, Howard George and Bill Leber took second, Ray Craigie, Frank Martin, Richard Brewster and Wayne Andrews placed third and Jerry Morin, Walter Kulacz, Pete Sorette and Craig … 0

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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Parent/athlete meetings John Stark’s fall sports parent/athlete meeting is scheduled for Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria. After a brief presentation by the athletic director, parents will be sent to various classrooms to meet with the coach. All athletes and at least one parent/guardian is expected … 0

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

UNH cheerleading clinic UNH will hold its seventh annual fall youth cheerleading clinic Sept. 13 starting at 11:30 a.m. Participants will have the opportunity to learn cheerleading fundamentals (chants, jumps and stunts) and support the Wildcat football team at its 3:30 p.m. home opener at Cowell Stadium against … 0

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Monday, August 11, 2014

Sunset League baseball An infield hit with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning gave the Concord Reds an 8-7 walk-off victory to win Game 5 of the Sunset League’s best-of-five championship series against Grappone. Grappone … 0

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Sunday, August 10, 2014

Local tennis Justin Toler beat Amir Alic in the Concord City ‘B’ tennis singles finals, two sets to one (6-7, 6-4, 6-1). After a short break, Toler came back out for doubles action with partner Thomas Bengtson. Toler and Bengtson won in straights sets, 7-5, 6-3. New England … 0

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Saturday, August 9, 2014

Tryouts/ registrations Dragons ASA Softball organization is holding tryouts today and Saturday for the following teams at the following times: 16U, 9-11 a.m.; 14U, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; 12U, 1-3 p.m.; and 10U, 3-5 p.m. All tryouts will be held at Barnstead Elementary School, 91 Maple St., Center Barnstead. … 0

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Saturday, August 9, 2014

Junior golf champions Five area golfers won the Beaver Meadow junior team championship, posting an even-par score of 36. Members of the winning team (pictured above left to right) are: Frankie Brandt, Ryan Metzger, Henry Powell, Alexis Johns, … 0

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Friday, August 8, 2014

Concord ‘B’ tennis Amir Alic defeated Thomas Bengtson in a three-hour semifinal match, losing the first set 6-7 (6-8 in the tiebreak), before winning 7-6 (7-1), 6-4 in the Concord ‘B’ Tennis Tournament. Alic will play Justin Toler in the finals at 9 a.m. on Sunday at the … 0

Spofford-Pickering

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Spofford- Pickering Lynnette Spofford and Andrew Pickering were married May 24 at Cherry Creek in Denver, Colo. Tate McMillan performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her parents. Katie Presti of Colorado was maid … 0

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Softball champions Byron’s Septic (pictured above) won the Division C state championship in Keene played between July 25-27. The team went undefeated, beating Ramunto’s (9-4) and Alexander’s (13-5) before beating Top Dawg in the winner’s bracket final, 9-2. … 0