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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

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Kasey Smith, Hopkinton girls’ soccer, 9 saves in 2-2 tie Lauren Hatch, Concord volleyball, 13 kills in 3-1 win Caitlyn Shea, Concord volleyball, 31 assists in 3-1 win Emily Edwards, John Stark volleyball, 10 kills, 11 aces, 5 digs in 3-0 win Cormick McGonigle, Concord golf, 41, Concord’s … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, September 25, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV girls’ soccer team defeated host Bow, 3-1, Tuesday. The Hawks trailed 1-0 at halftime before Olivia Burdette converted a penalty kick to knot the score at 1-1. Hannah Wood scored the Hawks’ final two goals to secure the victory. Caitie McGlashan led a … 0

High schools: Make it three wins in a row for Concord girls’ soccer team

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Sometimes the simplest things make all the difference. “It was just a matter of winning 50-50 balls,” said Coach Bill Nardino, whose Concord High girls’ soccer team fell behind early before pouring it on yesterday for a 2-1 … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

JV results The Bow High JV girls’ soccer team lost to Hopkinton, 3-1. Molly Garrett scored for Bow, assisted by Lea Crompton off a cross from Abbey Horner. Scoring for the Hawks were Hannah Wood (two) and Olivia Burdette. ∎ The Pembroke JV boys’ soccer team improved to 6-1 … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Meredith Ramsey, MV girls’ soccer, hat trick in 4-3 OT win Audrey Carr, John Stark field hockey, game-winning goal in 1-0 OT win Kyle Kolehmainen, John Stark golf, medalist with 38 in win Andy Arnold, Kearsarge golf, medalist, 37 in win Avery Gorham, John Stark girls’ soccer, shutout … 0

Bow Board of Selectmen vote to move forward with fire department study

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The Bow Board of Selectmen voted 3-1 to move forward with a study of the fire department at last night’s meeting. The study will evaluate the department’s organizational efficiency and future needs of the department and town. The study will be put out to bid, so the board … 0

Merrill-Billodeau

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

John and Sondra Merrill of Hooksett announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsey, to Michael Billodeau, son of Claudetter and the late Randy Billodeau of Bedford. Merrill, of Bow, graduated from West High School in 2010 and is … 0

High schools: Belmont volleyball team serves up 3-0 victory over Pittsfield

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

PITTSFIELD – Once again, the Belmont volleyball team needed only three sets to decide the outcome. And this time, it was a winning one. After three of their first four matches ended in sweeps (only one in Belmont’s … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

JV results The Concord High JV field hockey team lost to Winnacunnett, 1-0. Jessie Reed played strong for the attack. Katelyn Butler had 10 saves in net. ∎ The Concord JV football team (3-0) defeated Lebanon, 27-0. Chase Haines, Leo Vasquez and Reid Ljungholm led the defense. Jake Lewis, … 0

Helping those in need through New Hampshire Tackles Hunger football games

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The annual New Hampshire Tackles Hunger football games are this weekend. Bring non-perishable food items to high school football games as the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association and WMUR-TV team up with the New Hampshire Food Bank to help feed the hungry. Items needed include peanut butter, jelly, … 0