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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

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, September 19, 2014

JV results The Hillsboro-Deering JV boys’ soccer team defeated Pelham, 6-2. Jake Cole scored two goals, one on a great finish fed by a Brandon Plante cross. Thomas Ferguson, Plante, Jake Dyer and Dylan Anwar tallied one goal each. Mike Carter, Ben Clark and Matt Otten played strong … 0

GOP support for Democrat Pappas causes dustup

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Attracting endorsements can be a savvy political move and is a staple of every election cycle. But they can sometimes cause a stir, as they did this week when 50 Manchester-area Republicans endorsed Democrat Chris Pappas in the … 2

High schools: Late goal propels MV boys’ soccer team past John Stark, 2-1

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Take two teams with similar records and at similar stages of development and what do you get? A one-goal game decided in the final 15 minutes of play. John Stark (2-4) pulled even with Merrimack Valley (2-3) in … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Sierra Schuster, Hopkinton field hockey, 3 goals, 1 assist in 5-2 win Ben Davis, MV boys’ soccer, game-winning goal late in second half of 2-1 win Becky Rapoza, Winnisquam volleyball, 9 kills, 11 digs in 3-0 win … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, September 18, 2014

JV results The Concord High JV field hockey team tied Merrimack, 2-2. Ella Fabozzi scored both goals and Angelica Carr led the defense. ∎ The Hopkinton JV field hockey team tied Stevens, 0-0. Claire Reidy and Jen Lewis played strong for the Hawks. ∎ The H-D JV boys’ soccer team … 0

Bow Fire Department shares concern, perspective at board of selectmen meeting

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Members of the Bow Fire Department got the chance at Tuesday’s selectmen meeting to express their frustration about a potential study of the department and the need for a full-time fire chief. “This was at your request, so we’re just here to listen,” said Jill Hadaway, chairwoman of … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Maddie Cheney, Bow girls’ soccer, 3 goals, 1 assist in 4-3 win over Belmont Austin Wheeler, Hillsboro-Deering soccer, 3 goals, 1 assist in 6-2 win Jacob Silverstein, Concord boys’ soccer, 2 goals in 4-2 win over Merrimack Cassidy Huckins, MV field hockey, assist, game-winning goal in 2-1 OT … 0

High schools: Cheney’s hat trick lifts Bow girls’ soccer team over Belmont

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

BELMONT – Most players wouldn’t have even attempted the shot, never mind connected on it. But Bow’s Maddie Cheney isn’t most players. With only five minutes left on the clock, Cheney unleashed a strike from 25 yards out … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

JV results The Concord JV girls’ soccer team tied Merrimack, 0-0. Goalkeeper Srilekha Nuli made 11 saves. ∎ The Concord JV boys’ soccer team defeated Merrimack, 3-2. Chris Ciolfi and Ngongo Mungeta (two) scored the goals. Will Cass played well in goal. ∎ The John Stark JV girls’ soccer team … 0

High schools: Brady boys’ soccer team shakes off frustration, ends losing streak

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

It’s been a frustrating start for the Bishop Brady boys’ soccer team. The Green Giants (2-4) have played well, yet they entered yesterday’s game against Mascoma at home with a 1-4 record and a four-game losing streak that included losses to Hopkinton (5-0) and Raymond (3-1). But Brady’s … 0