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Coe-Brown's Amanda Riley spikes the ball down on Gilford's Stevie Orton during Monday's game at Coe-Brown Northwood Academy.   (Alan MacRae/for the Monitor)

High schools: Coe-Brown volleyball finishes sweep with a flourish

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Coe-Brown girls’ volleyball team needed a tremendous comeback in the third game in order to preserve a sweep over Gilford. They pulled it off, wrapping up a 3-0 victory over the Golden Eagles in Northwood last night. The win pulls the Bears (6-2) into a tie for fourth place in the conference with the Golden Eagles (6-2). The Bears’ frontcourt threesome of middle hitter Emma Easler (eight kills), setter Lacey Locke (11 assists) and outside hitter Abigail Ahern (10 kills) dominated from the opening serve. After winning the first two games handily, Coe-Brown had to fight through a back-and-forth third game as Gilford was … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Concord Crew result The Concord crew team had first-place showings from the men’s first varsity eight, men’s second varsity four, men’s novice eight, women’s second varsity eight and women’s novice four Saturday at the Waterworks Challenge Regatta. The event was held at Lake Massabasic in Manchester, where eight New Hampshire area crew teams … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, September 29, 2014

Golf tournament “Team Stringer,” the team made up of Scott Haskell, Ian Stringer, Jay Darrah and Jason Carr (pictured above), won the PMHS Boys’ Basketball Golf Tournament at Loudon Country Club with a score of 11-under. Youth hockey results The Concord Capitals Peewee 2 team defeated Framingham, Mass., 4-3. Knox Brown, Drew O’Brian, … 0

Merrimack Valley’s Niyomugabo accepts UNH’s scholarship offer

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Merrimack Valley senior quarterback Ivan Niyomugabo made an early-decision commitment to accept a scholarship to play football at the University of New Hampshire. “It was an easy decision,” Niyomugabo said last night. “I’m excited.” The 6-foot-1, 188-pound Niyomugabo also had offers from Central Connecticut State University and Saint … 0

People for Sept. 15, 2014

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

CONCORD Lisa Marie Lavalliere earned a bachelor’s degree in radiologic sciences from the College of Health Sciences and Human Services, Midwestern State University, in Wichita Falls, Texas. John Bryck was named a semifinalist in the 2015 National Merit … 0

High schools: Scoring touch keeps John Stark field hockey’s hot start going

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

When Jeff Soule took over the John Stark field hockey team his main focus was one thing – “you’ve got to get that goal-scoring mentality going.” That’s not to say that midfield and defensive play isn’t important. It … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV boys’ soccer team defeated Pelham, 3-0. Zee Meister had two assists, one on a Gerry Donahue goal and another on a goal by Justin Durant. Chandler Cressy rounded out the scoring. ∎ The Belmont JV volleyball team fell to Mascenic, 16-25, 26-24, 17-19. Keagan … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, September 15, 2014

High school volleyball The Hillsboro-Deering volleyball team fell to Trinity, 3-2, on Friday. Ginny Philbrick (six kills, seven digs), Natasha Dahood (13 digs) and Emily Hatcher (11 digs, six assists, three kills) led the Hillcats (0-4). Youth hockey The Angelina’s Peewee 1 team rolled over the Andover Peewee … 0

High schools: Bishop Brady football exacts some revenge, opens with 35-34 victory at Epping

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Last season the Epping-Newmarket football embarrassed Bishop Brady. Twice. The Blue Devils beat the Green Giants, 33-21, in last year’s regular season and shut them out in a 28-0 Division III East title game victory, but yesterday’s season … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, September 14, 2014

JV results The Pittsfield JV boys’ soccer team beat Mount Royal, 2-0, on Friday. Cam Darrah and Casey Clark scored, while Brandon Smith, Tyler Darrah and Jacob Marcotte also played well. Pittsfield beat Moultonborough, 2-1, on Thursday. Cam Darrah scored twice, while Gabe Anthony and Matt St. George … 0

High schools: Bow field hockey keeps hot start going with comeback win over Littleton

Saturday, September 13, 2014

If Bow field hockey Coach Lauren DiRenzo had to compare the first 10 minutes of her team’s game against Littleton to something, it would have been a classic Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi match. “The first 10 minutes … 0

MV football team rolls to first victory of season

Saturday, September 13, 2014

MANCHESTER – Merrimack Valley was disjointed last week, a bunch of individual parts that hadn’t jelled as a football team, and the result was a season-opening loss. The Pride put the pieces together during a focused week of … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Leo Sudieh, Concord football, 258 all-purpose yards (192 rushing, 66 receiving) Tucker Burt, MV football, 6 carries, 126 yards, 3 TDs Emilee Harlow, Pembroke girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 2-1 win Doug Champagne, Bow golf, medalist, 4 under par, 32 Frank Demaria, Bow boys’ soccer, game-winning goal in … 0