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The Deerfield Middle School cross country state champs

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Cross country champs Deerfield (pictured) swept the Middle School State Cross Country Championships on Saturday, with the girls winning their first title and the boys taking their third in the last four years. The girls tallied 85 points to beat Hollis-Brookline (115) in the small school division behind Serena Britos (fifth, 15:06), Sarah Zarakotas (12th, 15:22), Piper Kilgore (16th, 15:32), …

High schools: Bow football puts it away early in 55-6 rout of Raymond

Sunday, October 19, 2014

RAYMOND – It would have been easy for Bow to lounge its way into Raymond. After all, the undefeated, defending champion Falcons were at the top of the Division III standings coming into yesterday’s football game and Raymond was at the bottom. But Bow arrived ready, and the Rams never stood a chance. …

No stopping the insanity in Bow when it comes to defense

Sunday, October 19, 2014

BOW – Most call it a three-and-out when a defense forces a punt after just three plays. Bow Coach Paul Cohen likes to call it “18 seconds of craziness,” six seconds for each play. So far this season, the Falcons defense has been going insane. “We tell the kids to do whatever it …

Democrats and Republicans fight for three seats in Merrimack County District 23

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Of the six candidates running for state representative in Merrimack County District 23, only one – Republican JR Hoell – is an incumbent. The other five seeking the three open seats have never held posts in the state …

High schools: Pittsfield boys’ soccer team gets back on track

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Pittsfield boys’ soccer Coach Derek Hamilton knew his team needed to right the ship after being winless in its last three games (0-2-1) if it wanted to be in a good position heading into the playoffs. And the …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Thursday, October 9, 2014

High school tournaments today Golf Division I championship At Concord Country Club, 9 a.m. Team qualifiers: No. 1 Bedford (18-2), No. 2 Keene (17-3), No. 3 Manchester Memorial (16-4), No. 3 Pinkerton (16-4), No. 5 Bishop Guertin (14-6), No. 5 Nashua North (14-6), No. 7 Nashua South (13-7), …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Casey Clark, Pittsfield boys’ soccer, 2 goals in victory Bridgette Winters, H-D girls’ soccer, 2 goals, 2 assists in 4-3 OT victory Erica Doubleday, Winnisquam volleyball, 28 assists, 3 aces in 3-0 win Chris Duggan, Belmont boys’ soccer, 3 assists in 9-0 win …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Concord crew champions The Concord Crew competed in the Textile Regatta in Lowell, Mass., featuring 89 crew from throughout the Northeast on Sunday. Standout performances included first place for both the women’s novice two and the women’s novice …

High schools: Negative result, but many positives for MV field hockey team

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Yesterday’s final result, a 2-1 overtime loss to visiting Kennett, didn’t please the Merrimack Valley field hockey team. But the Pride was pleased by how it played. “We would have loved to have won,” MV Coach Kim Kenney …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Softball champions The New Hampshire Comets U16 Red, a Junior Olympic team, won the Jack-O-Lantern Jamboree in Templeton, Mass., outscoring the competition 46-12 over the weekend. The Comets defeated the Chelmsford Blue Crush in the semifinals, 11-5, after …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Izzy Gesen, Hopkinton field hockey, hat trick in win Caitlyn Keenan, Bow girls’ soccer, hat trick in win Emmy Campbell, Hopkinton field hockey, 6 saves, 7th shutout of the year Jacob Rockwood, Hopkinton boys’ soccer, 2 goals, 3 assists in win Riley McNicholas, Hopkinton boys’ soccer, hat trick, …

Thanks a million: A successful 18th annual golf tournament in Canterbury

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Helping athletes Thanks to our golfers’ and sponsors’ generous support of our 18th annual golf tournament held at Canterbury Woods Country Club, the Falcon Booster Club will be able to support over 300 athletes this school year. We are so appreciative of your contribution to our community: Northeast …

People for Oct. 9, 2014

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

ALLENSTOWN Alex Trujillo is on the men’s soccer team at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, N.Y. He is a mechanical engineering technology major. ALTON Corey Lobdell is in the New Hampshire Scholars program of Lakes Region Community …