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Franklin’s Lucas Gagne warms up before going on to finish first in the discus at the Wilderness League meet in Gilford yesterday. His winning toss was 147-4. 

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

High schools: Astle sets school record in shot put as Kearsarge boys’ track takes third

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Zach Astle’s first throw was strong, but low – a line drive, as Kearsarge track and field Coach Ed Rehor observed, and he phrased it that way to his shot put star. Astle listened to his coach, went back and tried it again. “He’s a coachable kid,” Rehor said. The powwow was brief, but effective. Astle’s next throw was the …

High school Stars of the Day

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Zach Astle, Kearsarge boys’ track, school record (56-4¾) for first place in shot put, second discus Nick Fleury, Hopkinton boys’ track, 1st in 100, 400, long jump Troy Davis, Kearsarge boys’ track, 1st in high jump, 2nd in long jump Jaila Remillard, Winnisquam girls’ track, 1st in 400 and long jump; 2nd in 100 hurdles Lucas Gagne, Franklin boys’ track, 1st in discus, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, May 24, 2015

JV result The Hopkinton JV softball team fell to White Mountains, 37-25. Krista Amoth pitched well while also collecting four hits. Alexis Ferns, Emmy Campbell and Rafaela Ceron all played well on both sides of the ball. ∎ The Bow JV lacrosse team (9-4) topped Windham, 6-5, in overtime. Alex Killion scored the game-winning goal in overtime. Sully Blair added two goals, while Josh …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Regional baseball champions The 12U Concord Cannons (pictured) captured the Perfect Game Super 25 Regional championship with a perfect 5-0 tournament record. Over the two day tourney, the Cannons’ defense allowed just eight runs and committed just two …

High schools: MV boys’ lacrosse team gets best of Kearsarge in rematch

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The last time the Merrimack Valley and Kearsarge boys’ lacrosse teams met on the field, the Pride looked like a different team. Having only held practice in the parking lot before the first game of the season, the …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Megan Prescott, Belmont softball, complete game (8 IP), 1 hit, 1 BB allowed in 8-3 win Angel Feliz, Concord boys track, 1st long jump in 20-6 and 1st 100 in 10.84 Josiah Platte, MV boys track, 1st shot, discus and javelin in 4-team meet; MV won Ian Remenar, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Youth soccer The Loudon Freedom girls’ U16 soccer team defeated FC United Soccer Club from Princeton, Mass., 3-0. Brianna Curley, Abigail Horner and Ashley Kelley scored for Loudon. Asia Hazelton, Jillian Dusseault and Jill Ramsey all played strong games, while Gwen Tupman had the shutout in goal. Youth …

‘Sexual connotations’ of Pembroke Academy’s ‘headmaster’ title affirm change to ‘principal’

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

With portraits of nearly 200 years of headmasters looking over their shoulders, members of the Pembroke School Board decided yesterday in a split vote not to reconsider their decision last year to rename Pembroke Academy’s top administrator as “principal.” In other words, when the school’s interim headmaster retires …

Town Crier for May 10, 2015

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Allenstown Take a hike and picnic at Bear Brook State Park ∎ Bone Builders will be held tomorrow and Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at the Suncook Senior Center. It is a fun and great way to build bone strength. For more information, call Leslie at 485-4254. ∎ The Community Table …

High school Stars of the Day

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Tucker Normand, Winnisquam baseball, 3-for-4, triple, 4 runs, 3 RBI, 3 steals Becca Shatney, Hopkinton softball, 2-hit shutout from circle; game-winning RBI Sydney Herrington, Brady girls’ tennis, 8-0 wins at singles and doubles in win Cassidy Emerson, Concord softball, 3-for-4, run, RBI in 5-2 win Becca Proulx, Concord …

High school girls: Shatney’s two-hit shutout leads Hopkinton over Conant, 2-0

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

This one didn’t need the kind of a pre-game speech that a Monday afternoon game might typically warrant. At 7-1, Conant had the kind of record the Hopkinton softball team couldn’t help but notice. But it wasn’t so …

High school boys: Four straight wins follow four straight losses for Winnisquam baseball

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

April wasn’t kind to the Winnisquam baseball team. May has been a completely different story. After starting the season with four straight losses, the Bears made it four straight victories yesterday, using a potent offense and steady pitching to beat Prospect Mountain, 11-3. “Prospect has a couple of …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

JV results The Concord JV softball team beat Pinkerton, 10-5. Lauren Mullen pitched the first five innings for the win, allowing four runs on six hits and a walk; she struck out five. Taylor Carchide yielded a run on two hits in two innings for the save, striking …