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Pittsfield's Emily Dunagin plays the ball at the net during a match against Belmont at Pittsfield Middle-High School on Monday, September 22, 2104.  (Alan MacRae/for the Monitor)

High schools: Belmont volleyball team serves up 3-0 victory over Pittsfield

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

PITTSFIELD – Once again, the Belmont volleyball team needed only three sets to decide the outcome. And this time, it was a winning one. After three of their first four matches ended in sweeps (only one in Belmont’s favor), the Red Raiders dispatched Pittsfield, 3-0, last night to improve to 2-3. Incredible service (14 aces) team-wide and 16 assists from sophomore setter Emily Laflam (who also added two aces and three kills) sparked the Red Raiders, who are rounding into form after a shaky start to the season. Though they are still below .500 on the season, Belmont Coach Melissa Miner believes this is a … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

JV results The Concord High JV field hockey team lost to Winnacunnett, 1-0. Jessie Reed played strong for the attack. Katelyn Butler had 10 saves in net. ∎ The Concord JV football team (3-0) defeated Lebanon, 27-0. Chase Haines, Leo Vasquez and Reid Ljungholm led the defense. Jake Lewis, Matt Burke, Collin Maloney and Cam Clarke led the offense. ∎ The John Stark JV girls’ … 0

Helping those in need through New Hampshire Tackles Hunger football games

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The annual New Hampshire Tackles Hunger football games are this weekend. Bring non-perishable food items to high school football games as the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association and WMUR-TV team up with the New Hampshire Food Bank to help feed the hungry. Items needed include peanut butter, jelly, tuna, soups, pasta, sauce, and canned fruits/vegetables. No glass containers, please. Cash donations will also … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, September 12, 2014

College standouts Canterbury’s Jessie Bergeron had five aces, 10 digs and served up 12 points in a row, helping the NHTI women’s volleyball team to a three-set sweep of Lyndon State, 25-20, 25-13, 26-24. ∎ Bow’s Sarah Carlson, a freshman at Castleton State College, scored her fourth goal of … 0

Canterbury woman part of national effort to protect monarch butterflies

Thursday, September 11, 2014

The 16 chrysalises in Donna Miller’s Canterbury backyard represent a humble contribution to a national effort. From each green pod – about an inch long – will hatch the recognizable orange-and-black wings of a monarch. The eastern U.S. … 0

High schools: Concord golf team a solid second in first home meet

Thursday, September 11, 2014

The Concord golf team’s first-ever home match played at Pembroke Pines, the Tide’s new home course, is symbolic of where Coach Ed Deshaies says his team stands – “still getting comfortable and finding their roles.” But despite all … 1

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Matt LaTourette, Concord golf, even-par 36, medalist Caitlyn Shea, Concord volleyball, 27 assists in 3-0 win Doug Champagne, Bow golf, 35, medalist Adam Devine, Kearsarge golf, 37, medalist Kaleigh Davis, Kearsarge girls’ soccer, second straight shutout in 1-0 win … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, September 11, 2014

JV results The Concord JV girls’ soccer team lost to Exeter, 4-0. Srilekha Nuli made eight saves. ∎ The Concord JV field hockey team defeated Exeter, 2-0. Izzy Dunn and Delia Barry each tallied one goal. Hayley Munroe and Emily Otto played strong defense. ∎ The Belmont JV volleyball team … 0

High schools: Concord boys’ soccer team wins battle against Pinkerton

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

For most Division I boys’ soccer teams, Concord is a measuring stick. The Crimson Tide, after all, has been to the semifinals six of the last nine years. But the Tide also needs to test itself against top … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

JV results The Concord JV boys’ soccer team fell to Pinkerton, 1-0. The Astros scored the game’s only goal in the fifth minute. Will Cass played well at keeper for the Crimson Tide (3-1), while Matt Perrault played well in back. ∎ The Hopkinton girls’ JV soccer team suffered … 0

High schools: Hopkinton on the run to a pair of cross country wins

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Just 10 days removed from the season-opening early bird meet in Gilford, the Hopkinton High cross country teams are shaving minutes off their times. Yesterday in North Sutton, all 10 of the Hawks’ scoring runners dropped their times … 0

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

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

High school girls’ volleyball outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Rick Veno (4th year) Last year: 18-1, D-II champion Returning st arters: Amanda Riley, sr., OH; Debbie Peabody, sr., L; Emma Easler, sr., MB; Abby Ahern, sr., OH; Katie Tomaszewski, sr., MB; Lacey Locke, sr., S Top newcomers: Casey … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

College standouts Hopkinton’s Storm Sideleau, a freshman on the Vassar College field hockey team, was named Liberty League Rookie of the Week. Sideleau scored her first collegiate goal and added an assist in a pair of wins over the weekend. ∎ Kearsarge graduate Lindy Heffernan, from Sutton Mills, ran … 0