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Kendall Keim of John Stark (left) and Molly DeTrude of Coe-Brown both return to talented squads this season. Last year, Keim’s Generals beat DeTrude’s Bears in the D-II semifinals before falling in the title game.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school girls’ soccer teams

Friday, August 28, 2015

High school girls’ soccer outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Josh Hils (11th year) Last year: 15-4-0, reached semifinals Returning starters: Katie Clinch, jr., MF; Molly DeTrude, sr., B; Christen Gallant, sr., F; Kayla Patten, sr., B/MF; Kaitlyn Ross, sr., B Top newcomers: Mackenzie Daly, fr., G/MF; Emily Olofson, fr., B; Hannah Daly, jr., MF; Jackie Joy, jr., B/MF; Chelsea MacCallion, …

NHIAA announces football playoff changes; soccer overtime rules nixed for season

Friday, August 28, 2015

Changes were the topic of the day at the NHIAA’s season-opening media day – the ones that are happening and aren’t happening alike. The NHIAA announced alterations to the high school football playoff system on Thursday, while also discussing the rescinding of new overtime rules for soccer before they could take effect for the upcoming season. The new rules in soccer would have …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, August 28, 2015

Golf result Jon Ruggles and Jon Lang won the two-ball best ball event on Thursday at Concord Country Club with a 58. Second place, with a score of 60, went to Charlie Blake and Jon Lang, while Kevin Hobbs and Joe Drinon took third place with a score of 61. ∎ Concord Country Club would also like to congratulate Jon Lang for getting his …

Document: Canterbury selectmen decided not to place police chief on leave during sex assault investigation

Friday, August 21, 2015

Canterbury officials knew about a sexual assault investigation into police Chief John LaRoche last fall and decided not to take action against him at that time, according to a new court document filed in the case. LaRoche, now …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, August 21, 2015

Golf results Brian Kelly of Hopkinton finished first in the Valley Seniors Tournament event at the Owl’s Nest in Campton. Bill Gould of Henniker and David Hazen of Canterbury finished sixth and seventh respectively. Kelly, Gould and Joe Clement of Henniker all won their respective age divisions, while …

Concord’s Pinkham looking to make it big on academy soccer scene

Thursday, August 20, 2015

If you were driving on Humphrey Street late last fall and suddenly found yourself in the middle of a soccer game, you can thank Christopher Pinkham for that. Pinkham, 16, can’t get enough soccer. So after he helped …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Sunset League champions Century 21 (pictured) was crowned the Sunset League champions after defeating Grappone in the best-of-five finals, 3-1. Front row: Keith Simpson, Steve Auger, Nik Beeson, Alex Fredette. Back row: Ryan Hayden, Coach Steve DeStefano, Dustin …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Franklin coaching openings The Franklin School District has the following coaching openings: certified athletic trainer for fall sports; JV boys’ basketball and assistant track and field at the high school level; and A and B boys’ basketball and baseball at the middle school level. Candidates should mail application, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Golf results Pete Annon and Mike Gallant set the early pace, later matched by Jim Steenbeke and Victor Racicot, with better-ball scores of 8-under par 62 to win Sunday’s event at Concord Country Club. Five teams tied for third at 63. Coaches needed Pittsfield Middle High School needs …

Letter: Hassan leading heroin fight

Sunday, August 16, 2015

I applaud Gov. Hassan for her continued efforts to combat the heroin crisis in our state. The governor’s budget proposal triples funding for heroin treatment and prevention and extends the full substance use disorder benefit to Medicaid. And the governor is fighting to continue Medicaid expansion, which brings …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Golf results Bill Ennis and Bill Varnell won the Fourball competition at Concord Country Club. They teamed for an 8-under par round of 62. Bob Rougier and Fred Hast came second with a round of 64. Andy Jalbert and Nancy Rheinhardt tied for first place in the Match …

Prospere–Marchessault

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Lauren Prospere and Don Marchessault Jr. were married April 25 at Dell-Lea in Chichester. Justice of the Peace John Scuto officiated the double-ring ceremony. The bride was escorted by her mother. Jennifer Prospere of Concord, sister of the …

Town Crier for Aug. 16, 2015

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Allenstown Games abound at Pow-Wow ∎ The Allenstown Town Clerk and Tax Collector’s window will be open Monday from 7:30 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. and Tuesday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. ∎ The Suncook Senior Center will hold a hearing health presentation by Beltone New England on …