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High school Stars of the Day

Friday, April 18, 2014

Drew Kalil, Bishop Brady boys’ baseball, 5 IP, one earned run, 8 strikeouts; 2 hits, RBI in 6-5 win Jake Nelson, Hopkinton baseball, 9 strikeouts, 2 hits allowed in 6 innings; 3-for-5, 2 2Bs, 3B, 3 RBI in 11-4 win Anna Stowell, Kearsage girls’ lacrosse, 6 goals in 14-2 victory Josiah Platte, MV boys’ track, won shot put, javelin and discus in MV team victory Lauren Bolstridge, Winnisquam softball, 2-for-3, … 0

High school Athlete of the Season for boys’ indoor track

Friday, April 18, 2014

BRENDAN POLICHRONOPOULOS School: Merrimack Valley High Honors: The senior won the 600 at the Division II championships and also helped MV finish second in the 4x800 relay, leading the Pride to a fourth-place finish. 3 favorites: Fishing, sports, and World of Warcraft You were third in the 600 as a junior. How much … 0

High Schools: Brady baseball team gets some relief, and a victory

Friday, April 18, 2014

The Bishop Brady baseball team didn’t stay down for long. After opening its season with a 6-1 loss to Hopkinton on Monday, the Green Giants bounced back and battled their way to a 6-5 victory over feisty Hillsboro-Deering (0-3) yesterday. It was a back-and-forth affair with lead changes throughout. With Brady leading 2-1 … 0

High Schools: Concord girls’ tennis team off to impressive start

Friday, April 11, 2014

The Concord High girls’ tennis team entered the season hoping to drastically improve upon its 5-9 record from last season, and the Crimson Tide opened its season on the right foot yesterday, defeating a strong Manchester Central team, … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, April 11, 2014

College standout Phoebe Clark of Concord scored three goals for the SNHU women’s lacrosse team in an 11-10 victory. ∎ Amy Zahensky of Bow, a freshman goaltender for the Franklin Pierce field hockey team, was named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division II National Academic Squad. ∎ Derrick … 0

High Schools: Bow boys' tennis team rolls to second straight win

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Like most teams around the state, the Bow boys’ tennis team did not get much court time before the season started on Monday. The Falcons, however, aren’t showing it. Bow improved to 2-0 yesterday with its second 8-1 … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Hockey champions Sig Sauer Academy (above) finished the 2013-14 season by winning the Valley League championship. The Caps beat Reading AAA, 4-1; Twin City AA, 3-2 in overtime; the Starhawks, 4-2, in the division title game; and Belmont, … 0

Baseball, softball teams squeeze in practices wherever they can as season approaches

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Coping with wet fields, cold weather and even snow is nothing new for local baseball and softball coaches and players. But the extended winter and the amount of snow it deposited on the region has kept teams off … 0

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school track & field teams

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

High school track & field outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach ES: Tim Cox (14th year) and David Zink-Mailloux (8th year) Last year: Boys: 8th; Girls: Division II champion Top athletes: Boys: Nick Chase, so., throws; Jake Conway, so., … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Men’s basketball A LEAGUE Playoffs Riel defeated Franklin, 98-79, to advance to the championship game. Jackson Riel scored 15 points and Coleton Neely score 14 points for the winners. Zack Hall scored 21 points for Franklin, which falls into the losers’ bracket final. ∎ Tony’s beat Somers, 85-71. Sean … 0

High schools: Young Bow girls’ tennis team gets off to strong start

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Despite having just three days of outdoor court time and only one player with any varsity experience, the Bow girls’ tennis team was able to start its season off on the right foot by defeating Sanborn, 6-3, in … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

College standouts For the second time in her rookie campaign Mount Ida freshman midfielder Weare’s Rebecca Beaulieu, a freshman midfielder for the Mount Ida women’s lacrosse team, was named Great Northeast Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week for the second time this season. Beaulieu notched 11 points and … 0

Letter: No place for death penalty in a civilized society

Monday, April 7, 2014

I am very much in support of ending the death penalty. Studies have shown that it does not deter violent crimes, and it is more costly than life in prison. People who have performed acts of violence should be kept in a secure facility where they can not … 4