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Concord Post 21 enters Legion baseball tourney on a roll

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Post 21 will be one of the eight baseball teams at Nashua’s Holman Stadium tomorrow for the start of the American Legion senior state tournament. But the Concord-based team needed some late-season magic to get there. Post 21’s finishing kick began last Thursday with a 9-5 win over Bedford Post 54, which also qualified for the state tournament. Bedford opened up a 2-0 lead after one inning, but Concord came … 0

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Mojalaki CC golf Kathy Kuhn and Lucille Gage placed first in the Mojalaki ladies’ fun league. Mary Reeves and Rosie Dennerly came in second place, with Barbara Wiggin and Cherie Leach placing third. Kathy Kuhn won closest to the pin. Sunset League playoffs The Sunset League is in the first round of playoffs, with the third game taking place today. Last night, Grappone … 0

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

AAU basketball champions The Granite State Raiders seventh-grade boys’ basketball team won the Liberty Games championship in Schenectady, N.Y., last weekend, completing a 4-0 tournament sweep with a 37-28 victory over Albany Community Charter School. Pictured are: (front row, from left), Shea Shattuck, Noah Cummings, Sawyer Laflamme and Cam Woodman; (back row from … 0

Girls’ lacrosse All-State teams announced

Friday, June 20, 2014

Four area players – three of them from Kearsarge – earned First Team honors in the All-State teams released by the New Hampshire Girls’ Lacrosse Caoches Association. The Cougars’ Anna Stowell (attack), Kate Scheuch (defense) and Libby Brooks (midfield) join John Stark’s Giana Pezzulo (attack) on the Division … 0

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Friday, June 20, 2014

Capital area softball champs The Hopkinton Barton Insurance Red Hawks (pictured, top) captured the Capital Area Babe Ruth AAA softball championship last weekend at Martin Field. The Red Hawks defeated Elektrisola, Moses Trucking and Bow Rowley over two … 0

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Baseball champs The Hopkinton Metzger-McGuire Sharks completed an undefeated season by winning the Concord Northeast AAA championship over a resilient Fratello’s team. Pictured are (standing) Coach Neil Duval, Beyene Taylor, Ryan Metzger, Jack Morrall, Brendan Elrick, Josh Duval, … 0

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Lacrosse champions The Concord Crush Orange U9 boys’ lacrosse team finished 12-0 this season, including regular season and playoffs. The roster included Heath Mann, Matt Hooper, Liam Duclos, Dawson Fancher, Joey Tarbell, Chili Cabot, Garrett Bishop, Brody McGonigle, … 0

Concord High ends Bow’s four-year reign as Monitor Cup champion

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

For the first time since 2009, Concord High captured the Monitor Cup as the top sports program in the Monitor’s coverage area. The Crimson Tide won both the winter and spring seasons to claim the overall school year title and end Bow’s four-year reign. The Monitor Cup ranks … 0

D-III boys’ lacrosse All-State and Byrne Cup lacrosse teams announced

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Hopkinton High goalie Matt French was named Division III boys’ lacrosse Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight season. Area players Brody Fredericks, an attack from John Stark, and Cole Martin, a midfielder from Merrimack Valley, joined French on the First Team. French, along with defender … 0

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Youth softball The New Hampshire Comets U10 softball team advanced to the championship for the third straight weekend and defeated the Northeast Hurricanes, 11-3, to win the Rochester Slammers Summer Classic. The Comets opened their weekend with a … 0

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Monday, June 16, 2014

Soccer champs The Seacoast Express United U18 girls’ soccer team won the Coastal Summer Challenge Tournament in Brunswick, Maine, this past weekend. The team went 4-0, scoring 18 goals and giving up just three en route to an … 0

Brassard, Clachar win New England titles

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Even though technically graduated from high school, Jeremy Brassard still had one more goal to achiever in his high school track and field career – defend his 1,600 New England title. And thanks to a phenomenal final lap, the recent Coe-Brown graduate was able to do that just, … 0

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Saturday, June 14, 2014

Youth baseball Rowley Agency defeated New England Remediation Services, 5-3, to advance to the Cal Ripken Northeast majors championship. Rowley Agency was led by strong pitching of Luke McCusker, Tommy Duhaime and Logan Otto in front of a solid team defense. Shyloh Brooks and Nick Snyder both made … 0