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Hannah Mitchell of Pembroke reaches for the base while awaiting the call during a game against Coe-Brown at Pembroke Academy on Monday, May 4, 2015.

(CAMERON JOHNSON / Monitor staff)

High school girls: Coe-Brown bounces back with win over Pembroke to regain top spot in D-II softball

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

The Coe-Brown softball team took its lumps last Friday in a rare defeat. The defending Division II champions and then-undefeated Bears lost to Windham, 8-0. They managed just four hits. The defense committed errors and Kianna Daudelin struggled in the circle. But the main difference between the usually dominant Bears and the squad that lost its undefeated season – “their …

High school boys: Hopkinton lacrosse rallies, but falls in double overtime

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

In a game between two teams near the top of the Division III standings, the Hopkinton boys’ lacrosse team didn’t given in. Plymouth simply scored the most opportune goal. Playing on the road against the Bobcats, Hopkinton trailed 4-2 after the first quarter, 7-3 at halftime and 9-6 after the third quarter before rallying to tie the game, 9-9. In the end, the …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

JV results The Bow JV baseball team picked up its third win of the season, beating Bishop Brady. Chase Graham and Chris Gallier combined for the win, throwing five innings of one-hit ball while striking out nine. Vincent Peterson paced the offense with six RBI and Mac Kimball scored five runs. ∎ The Bow boys’ JV lacrosse team defeated Derryfield, 2-1. Alex Killion scored …

High schools: Concord baseball makes the plays in 3-2 win over Merrimack

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Concord High baseball team has spent the first five games of the season looking for an identity and some consistency. Game six provided some clarification. The Crimson Tide traveled to Merrimack yesterday and came away with a …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Indoor soccer champs Hopkinton won the U19 girls’ division indoor soccer championship at Fieldhouse Sports. After a 2-1 win in the semifinals, Hopkinton went on to the final and defeated Pembroke, 3-2. Members of Hopkinton are: (front row) …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, April 26, 2015

JV result The Concord boys’ JV lacrosse team evened its record at 2-2 with a 5-3 victory over Salem. Connor Sackos and Ben Hicks had goals that put Concord ahead to stay. The defense played another stellar game, backstopped by Liam O’Brian in goal. Youth lacrosse The Concord …

Letters for Literature semi-finalists named

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Only 68 semi-finalists for the Letters about Literature competition were named out of 776 students. Students were challenged to write a letter to an author explaining how the author’s work changed their views on the world or themselves. Finalists for elementary, middle and high school levels will be …

People for April 25, 2015

Saturday, April 25, 2015

ALLENSTOWN Becca LaBelle traveled to South Africa with a group of students and faculty from Willam Wood University for the Woods Around the World program. The group raised money for a village school and then traveled to the …

High schools: Track teams jump right in at MV Invitational

Saturday, April 25, 2015

PENACOOK – Yesterday’s Merrimack Valley Invitational, a 32-team non-scoring meet, provided an opportunity for athletes to compete in all 18 track and field events. That chance to compete didn’t come a moment too soon. Just ask any high …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, April 25, 2015

JV result The Hillsboro-Deering JV baseball team defeated Kearsarge, 11-1. The Hillcats went to bat 32 times, scattering 15 hits. Jake Dyer was strong on the mound, giving up only three hits while striking out 11. Ryan Hayes was solid behind the plate, while Justin Learn, Garrett Miller, …

High schools: Hopkinton baseball team does all the little things in 5-0 win

Saturday, April 25, 2015

With one pitcher itching to prove himself to his teammates and the other set to pitch for the top-ranked Division II college next season, yesterday’s matchup between Hopkinton and Monadnock certainly had all the makings of a pitchers’ …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Ryan Stanley, Kearsarge baseball, 4-for-5, 3 RBI, 3 innings of shutout relief in win Joe Cullinan, Hopkinton boys’ lacrosse, 4 goals, 2 assists, 8 ground balls in win Becca Shatney, Hopkinton softball, winning pitcher, 9 innings, 10 strikeouts in 3-2, 9-inning win Doug Price, Belmont baseball, 3-for-4, 2 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, April 25, 2015

JV results The Winnisquam JV baseball team defeated Bishop Brady, 14-7, as Brendan Vaughn went the distance with 10 strikeouts. At the plate he scored three runs and drove in four. Josh Shevlin had three hits, two RBI and three runs scored, while catcher Bryce Corey and third …