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Merrimack Valley's Brady Wentworth slides safely onto second base as Manchester West's Christian Olivo catches the ball during the first game of a double header at Merrimack Valley on Saturday, April 19, 2014.  

(ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff)

High Schools: MV baseball team looks sharp in doubleheader sweep of Manchester West

Sunday, April 20, 2014

As far as Merrimack Valley baseball Coach Sean Wheeler was concerned, yesterday’s doubleheader against Manchester West couldn’t have gone much better. “We were great in all aspects,” Wheeler said after his team swept the Blue Knights by scores of 5-3 and 11-1. “We got the bats going, our pitching was great and it was a very encouraging performance for us … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, April 20, 2014

JV result The Pembroke Academy JV softball team fell to Portsmouth, 11-4. Alyssa Martin pitched well, while Nichole Wilson and Kaitlin Thomas were solid defensively. Dakota Ordway and Mackenzie LeBlanc contributed offensively. ∎ The Hopkinton JV softball team defeated Manchester West, 11-5, on Friday afternoon. Pitcher Alexis Blanchette had 13 strikeouts to lead the way in the circle, while Daniella Teveras was solid at … 0

Boston Marathon: Bow runner gets chance of a lifetime

Sunday, April 20, 2014

When Bow’s Kally Abrams found out her employer, Stonyfield Farms, was giving away entries into this year’s Boston Marathon, she pounced. “I do nothing small, so I pretty much wrote a book going back to the fifth grade and detailing all of my accomplishments and explaining why this was the next natural step … 0

High Schools: Bow boys' tennis team rolls to second straight win

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Like most teams around the state, the Bow boys’ tennis team did not get much court time before the season started on Monday. The Falcons, however, aren’t showing it. Bow improved to 2-0 yesterday with its second 8-1 … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Hockey champions Sig Sauer Academy (above) finished the 2013-14 season by winning the Valley League championship. The Caps beat Reading AAA, 4-1; Twin City AA, 3-2 in overtime; the Starhawks, 4-2, in the division title game; and Belmont, … 0

Baseball, softball teams squeeze in practices wherever they can as season approaches

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Coping with wet fields, cold weather and even snow is nothing new for local baseball and softball coaches and players. But the extended winter and the amount of snow it deposited on the region has kept teams off … 0

Dangerous ‘polar plunge’ trend causes concern for N.H. school districts

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Students plunge into an icy pond or river and then post videos of the frigid dips on social media to “call out” high school classmates to follow suit. These “polar plunge” videos circulating on the Facebook and Twitter … 2

High school Player of the Season for boys’ hockey

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

JAKE RAND School: Bow High Honors: Senior forward led the team with 25 goals and 42 points, leading the Falcons to the Division II championship game. 3 favorites: Golf, hockey, family How would you sum up the season … 0

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school track & field teams

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

High school track & field outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach ES: Tim Cox (14th year) and David Zink-Mailloux (8th year) Last year: Boys: 8th; Girls: Division II champion Top athletes: Boys: Nick Chase, so., throws; Jake Conway, so., … 0

Correction

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Bow High girls’ tennis player Kristen Duval was misidentified in a photo captain in Tuesday’s Monitor. Duval, the No. 3 singles player, won her match, 8-2, in the Falcons’ 6-3 victory. … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Men’s basketball A LEAGUE Playoffs Riel defeated Franklin, 98-79, to advance to the championship game. Jackson Riel scored 15 points and Coleton Neely score 14 points for the winners. Zack Hall scored 21 points for Franklin, which falls into the losers’ bracket final. ∎ Tony’s beat Somers, 85-71. Sean … 0

High schools: Young Bow girls’ tennis team gets off to strong start

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Despite having just three days of outdoor court time and only one player with any varsity experience, the Bow girls’ tennis team was able to start its season off on the right foot by defeating Sanborn, 6-3, in … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

College standouts For the second time in her rookie campaign Mount Ida freshman midfielder Weare’s Rebecca Beaulieu, a freshman midfielder for the Mount Ida women’s lacrosse team, was named Great Northeast Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week for the second time this season. Beaulieu notched 11 points and … 0