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High school Stars of the Day

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Angela Beeso, John Stark girls’ soccer, goal in 1-0 OT win Elysia Carroll, H-D girls’ volleyball, 10 aces in 3-0 win Alex Lugar, Belmont girls’ volleyball, 14 digs in 3-2 win Jackelyn Robarge, Belmont girls’ volleyball, 7 digs, 6 kills in 3-2 win …

High schools: Belmont volleyball rallies from two-set hole to beat Inter-Lakes

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Belmont girls’ volleyball trailed Inter-Lakes, two sets to none and two points away from losing the third. What could have ended as a loss in straight sets instead became a come-from-behind 3-2 victory for the Red Raiders (5-9) over a higher-ranked Lakers team (8-6), one that all but clinched a spot for …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Field hockey Division II first round No. 9 Hanover (6-7-1) at No. 8 Merrimack Valley (7-7-0), 3 p.m. head to head: MV blanked Hanover, 3-0, in late September. Notes: A 7-2 start to the season turned into a winless October for MV, but don’t read too much into that. The Pride’s last four games were against the division’s top three seeds, and Coach …

High schools: Pittsfield boys’ soccer team gets back on track

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Pittsfield boys’ soccer Coach Derek Hamilton knew his team needed to right the ship after being winless in its last three games (0-2-1) if it wanted to be in a good position heading into the playoffs. And the …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Thursday, October 9, 2014

High school tournaments today Golf Division I championship At Concord Country Club, 9 a.m. Team qualifiers: No. 1 Bedford (18-2), No. 2 Keene (17-3), No. 3 Manchester Memorial (16-4), No. 3 Pinkerton (16-4), No. 5 Bishop Guertin (14-6), No. 5 Nashua North (14-6), No. 7 Nashua South (13-7), …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Casey Clark, Pittsfield boys’ soccer, 2 goals in victory Bridgette Winters, H-D girls’ soccer, 2 goals, 2 assists in 4-3 OT victory Erica Doubleday, Winnisquam volleyball, 28 assists, 3 aces in 3-0 win Chris Duggan, Belmont boys’ soccer, 3 assists in 9-0 win …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Concord crew champions The Concord Crew competed in the Textile Regatta in Lowell, Mass., featuring 89 crew from throughout the Northeast on Sunday. Standout performances included first place for both the women’s novice two and the women’s novice …

Route 4 bridge in Andover to close for 6 weeks for repairs

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

The state Department of Transportation will close the Route 4 bridge over the Blackwater River in Andover for about six weeks while conducting bridge repairs, the agency said in a statement. The bridge is located about one-third of a mile from the Andover/Salisbury town line. Beginning Monday, a …

High schools: Negative result, but many positives for MV field hockey team

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Yesterday’s final result, a 2-1 overtime loss to visiting Kennett, didn’t please the Merrimack Valley field hockey team. But the Pride was pleased by how it played. “We would have loved to have won,” MV Coach Kim Kenney …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Softball champions The New Hampshire Comets U16 Red, a Junior Olympic team, won the Jack-O-Lantern Jamboree in Templeton, Mass., outscoring the competition 46-12 over the weekend. The Comets defeated the Chelmsford Blue Crush in the semifinals, 11-5, after …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Izzy Gesen, Hopkinton field hockey, hat trick in win Caitlyn Keenan, Bow girls’ soccer, hat trick in win Emmy Campbell, Hopkinton field hockey, 6 saves, 7th shutout of the year Jacob Rockwood, Hopkinton boys’ soccer, 2 goals, 3 assists in win Riley McNicholas, Hopkinton boys’ soccer, hat trick, …

High school stars of the day

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Steph Resnick, Concord field hockey, 4 goals in 4-0 win Taylor Silverstein, Concord boys’ soccer, 2 goals in 2-1 OT win Shannon Davies, Belmont volleyball, 14 digs, 4 aces, 8 kills in 3-1 win Makayla Donovan, Belmont girls’ soccer, 3 goals, assist in 5-1 win Caitlyn Shea, Concord …

High schools: Concord volleyball team finding its winning touch

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

There’s nothing wrong with being average, but the Concord High volleyball team aspires to be above average. Last night, it got there. For the first time this season, the Crimson Tide eclipsed .500, moving to 6-5 thanks to …