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Hopkinton pitcher Kyle Slevira pitches during the second inning at Bow High School on Saturday, May 2, 2015. Slevira scattered three hits and one walk over six innings in the Hawks' 11-1 win. 

(CAMERON JOHNSON / Monitor staff)

High schools: Hopkinton baseball settles in to beat Bow, 11-1

Sunday, May 3, 2015

The three-game road trip began with victories in Cooperstown, N.Y. (over Bishop Brady) and Berlin. But yesterday, three batters into the bottom of the first inning in game three of the vacation-week excursion, things weren’t looking too promising for the Hopkinton High baseball team. Host Bow had started the game with three ringing hits that produced a run and quickly …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, May 2, 2015

JV results The Bow JV boys’ lacrosse team defeated Pembroke, 5-1, on goals from Sawyer Duhaime and Brandon Tibbetts. Freshman Nathan Thibodeau played excellent defense, causing multiple turnovers. On Friday night, Bow rallied for a 6-5 win over Portsmouth. Sully Blair (two goals, assist) scored the game-tying goal and Matthew Gagne scored the game-winner. Youth baseball J. Miller Law defeated Team Fratello’s, 11-9, …

High schools: H-D softball team breaks out late to pick up first win

Saturday, May 2, 2015

BOW – When the Hillcats flipped the page on the calendar yesterday morning, they also flipped their fortunes. After going 0-for-April, the Hillsboro-Deering softball team vaulted into the win column on the first day of May, topping Bow, 10-1, for its first win in seven games. For Bow (0-2), which hadn’t played since …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Chris Cushing, Pembroke track and field, first in long jump discus and javelin Kathleen Collins, Coe-Brown track and field, first in shot put, discus, javelin Joe Cullinan, Hopkinton boys’ lacrosse, 5 goals, 2 assists in win Kat Jepson, Concord track and field, first in 200, high jump Joe …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

JV results The Concord girls’ lacrosse team defeated Pinkerton, 9-4. Jess Nelson, Olivia Painchaud, Delana Erickson, and Brett Stoddard each had two goals, while Tori Pelletier added one. Stephanie Resnick had five saves in goal. Crew results Concord crew competed against teams from New England and the greater …

Local fires show that even with muddy, mucky ground, brush fires still a threat

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

A fast-moving brush fire in Belmont jumped a creek and threatened a mobile home park Monday night. The fire, which required Belmont to call in all off-duty firefighters, came just days after three brush fires scorched about 5 …

People for April 29, 2015

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

BELMONT Daniel Iacopucci was named one of New Hampshire’s top two youth volunteers of 2015 by the Prudential Spirit of Community awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. He was nominated by Belmont High School, where he is a senior. Iacopucci created a …

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 …

Letter: Survey directions

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Dear Shaker Regional School Board members: I was happy to see the notice about a special meeting being held with regards to the culture survey requested by the community at our most recent school district meeting. I am pleased that the school board is taking action on this …

Belmont High School Honor Roll

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The following students earned honors for the third term at Belmont High School. Grade 12 High Honors: Louisa Bergeron, Makayla Donovan, Daniel Iacopucci, Alexandra Lugar, Alexa Silakka, Karl Wieck, Catherine Witschonke Grade 12 Honors: Colton Cadarette, Cassandra Contigiani, Andrew D’Amour, Ryan Despres, Ashley Fenimore, Nikolai Fernandez, Cori Heimlich, …

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 …