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Bishop Brady's Emily Santis is upset in a battle with Hopkinton's Lillias Whitehead for control of the ball during their season opener at NHTI on Friday, August 29, 2014.  (Alan MacRae/for the Monitor)

High schools: Whitehead’s two goals carry Hopkinton past Bishop Brady, 2-0, in girls’ soccer opener

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Bishop Brady cornered Hopkinton in its own end for much of the first 12 minutes of yesterday’s season-opening girls’ soccer game. The Giants delivered corner kick after corner kick, blasting six in the first half – most of them in those first 12 minutes –but the Hawks weathered the storm. And in the 18th minute, Lillias Whitehead broke through for … 0

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Saturday, August 30, 2014

JV results The Concord boys’ JV soccer team defeated Winnacunnet, 6-1. Justin Toler recorded a hat trick. Noah Wachter and Matt Perralt anchored the defense. ∎ The Hopkinton girls’ JV soccer team defeated Bishop Brady, 5-0. The Hawks offense was led by the rookie duo of Grace Clark (three goals) and Ellie Morrall (two goals) with the support from Abby Houston in midfield. Caitie … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Lillias Whitehead, Hopkinton girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 2-0 win CassiE Contigiani, Belmont girls’ soccer, 5 goals, assist in 9-1 win Kianna Daudelin, Coe-Brown girls’ soccer, game-winner in 1-0 win Amanda Murray & Molly Morrison, Bow girls’ soccer, first career varsity goals in 3-1 win Jake Dunkerley, Coe-Brown boys’ soccer, hat trick in 4-1 win Jeremy Caruso, Pembroke boys’ soccer, 2 goals, assist … 0

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Friday, August 22, 2014

Hiking feat Megan Farrell of Alton set a new women’s record in the White Mountains Hut Traverse, hiking approximately 50 miles in 16 hours, 47 minutes. Farrell beat the previous women’s record set in 2012 by 16 minutes. The White Mountains Hut Traverse is an endurance race combining … 0

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Local golfer Concord Country Club’s Matt Arvantits finished tied for ninth place in the New England PGA Championship at Golf Club of New England in Stratham, finishing with a score of 4 over par. Mojalaki golf Kathy Kuhn and Rosie Dennerly placed first in the Mojalaki ladies’ fun … 0

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Local golfer in contention Concord Country Club’s Matt Arvanitis is tied for 10th place after 36 holes at the New England PGA Championship, seven strokes behind the leader. Arvanitis is at plus-3. Bow alumni soccer Bow High School will hold a girls’ soccer alumni game tomorrow at 6 … 0

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

New England PGA Juniors Nick Grimbilas (pictured above left) of Strafford and Colin McCaigue (above right) of Brookline tied for second place at the New England PGA Junior Tour Championships held at Indian Pond Country Club in Kingston, … 0

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Sunday, August 17, 2014

Bill Heinz golf Matt Latourette (Concord High) birdied the final hole at Pembroke Pines Country Club to capture the Bill Heinz City Junior Golf Championship by two strokes over Jesse Demers (Merrimack Valley) with two-day totals of 169 … 0

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Sunday, August 17, 2014

Kearsarge bike race The Hopkinton Rotary Club will be sponsoring the Mount Kearsarge Hill Climb on Sept. 27. The hill climb will include two divisions: An eight mile climb from the town of Warner to Mt. Kearsarge summit parking lot (Summit division), and a four and a half … 0

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Saturday, August 16, 2014

NHTI news Jen Fithian was named the new women’s basketball head coach at NHTI. Coach Fithian joined the Lynx last season as an assistant coach, and prior to NHTI she was an assistant coach for the SNHU women’s basketball team in 2012-13. Fithian was also named Miss New … 0

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Friday, August 15, 2014

Local golf In Mojalaki Senior League action, Al Robertson, Ted Andrus, Bob Reed and George Ewing placed first, while Craig Smith, Howard George and Bill Leber took second, Ray Craigie, Frank Martin, Richard Brewster and Wayne Andrews placed third and Jerry Morin, Walter Kulacz, Pete Sorette and Craig … 0

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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Parent/athlete meetings John Stark’s fall sports parent/athlete meeting is scheduled for Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria. After a brief presentation by the athletic director, parents will be sent to various classrooms to meet with the coach. All athletes and at least one parent/guardian is expected … 0

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

UNH cheerleading clinic UNH will hold its seventh annual fall youth cheerleading clinic Sept. 13 starting at 11:30 a.m. Participants will have the opportunity to learn cheerleading fundamentals (chants, jumps and stunts) and support the Wildcat football team at its 3:30 p.m. home opener at Cowell Stadium against … 0