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John Stark's Kyle Booker carries for a chunk of his 81 yards rushing on 10 carries during the Generals' 28-17 victory over Con-Val on Friday night. Booker scored two touchdowns. (Bob Welsh / For the Monitor)

High schools: Bishop Brady football exacts some revenge, opens with 35-34 victory at Epping

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Last season the Epping-Newmarket football embarrassed Bishop Brady. Twice. The Blue Devils beat the Green Giants, 33-21, in last year’s regular season and shut them out in a 28-0 Division III East title game victory, but yesterday’s season opener was anything but a blowout. Brady quarterback Brendan Johnson threw for 200 yards and five touchdowns, including one to Andrew Jousset … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, September 14, 2014

JV results The Pittsfield JV boys’ soccer team beat Mount Royal, 2-0, on Friday. Cam Darrah and Casey Clark scored, while Brandon Smith, Tyler Darrah and Jacob Marcotte also played well. Pittsfield beat Moultonborough, 2-1, on Thursday. Cam Darrah scored twice, while Gabe Anthony and Matt St. George played well defensively in front of Gavin Knight (seven saves). Middle school result The Pittsfield … 0

High schools: Bow field hockey keeps hot start going with comeback win over Littleton

Saturday, September 13, 2014

If Bow field hockey Coach Lauren DiRenzo had to compare the first 10 minutes of her team’s game against Littleton to something, it would have been a classic Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi match. “The first 10 minutes of the game were crazy,” said the coach, whose team scratched its way to a … 0

High schools: MV boys’ soccer team shows resiliency in beating Kearsarge, 2-1

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

It was a learning experience in more ways than one. The defensive scheme wasn’t finalized. A pair of forwards without much experience together played up front. The team was coming off a 4-0 loss. It was hot and … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

JV results The Concord High JV field hockey team lost to Bedford, 2-1. Izzy Dunn scored for the Tide. Emily Otto and Angelica Carr played strong defense. ∎ The Bow JV field hockey team defeated Hopkinton, 2-1. Bow’s goals were scored by Katie Jenkins (off an assist by Shannon … 0

High schools: MV breaks it open offensively in 5-1 girls’ soccer win

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Merrimack Valley girls’ soccer Coach Jeff Richard said it best: “When you have five different goal scorers, it’s pretty sweet if you are a coach.” After being shut out in its season opener, the Pride (1-1) reaped the … 0

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school field hockey teams

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

High school field hockey outlook Merrimack Valley Division: II Coach: Kim Kenney (20th year) Last year: 12-5-1, D-II runner-up Returning starters: Cassidy Huckins, sr.; Emily Masse, sr.; Izzy Hoyt, jr.; Haley Puntin, sr. Top newcomers: “We have added 12 new players to the varsity roster and each will … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

College standout Concord’s Joe Graffy, a senior keeper for the Brandeis men’s soccer team, was named Defensive Player of the Tournament as the Judges won the Keene State College Soccer Classic over the weekend. Brandeis defeated Hobart, 5-0, then Keene State, 2-1. Graffy made four saves over the … 0

Pappas waiting in wings in Executive Council District 4 race

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The winner of the Republican primary for the Executive Council District 4 seat will likely face incumbent Manchester Democrat Chris Pappas in the general election. His opponent, Manchester resident Maria Chilson, has not actively campaigned since filing paperwork … 1

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, September 1, 2014

Golf results Dan Luker and Dan Mullen posted the low round of the day in yesterday’s Better-Ball Tournament at Concord Country Club with a score of 10-under par 60. John Fraser and Shane Clark finished one shot back, while Luker teamed with Jon Dickey to finish in solo … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Beaver Meadow results The team of Glen Shattuck and Travis Martin took first place in the gross Pick Your Partner Best Ball contest, shooting a 72. Scott Hodgkins and Brad Gaudreau took second with a 74, and the team of John Beaudoin and Pete Topolosky rounded out the … 0

High schools: Whitehead’s two goals carry Hopkinton past Bishop Brady, 2-0, in girls’ soccer opener

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Bishop Brady cornered Hopkinton in its own end for much of the first 12 minutes of yesterday’s season-opening girls’ soccer game. The Giants delivered corner kick after corner kick, blasting six in the first half – most of … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 30, 2014

JV results The Concord boys’ JV soccer team defeated Winnacunnet, 6-1. Justin Toler recorded a hat trick. Noah Wachter and Matt Perralt anchored the defense. ∎ The Hopkinton girls’ JV soccer team defeated Bishop Brady, 5-0. The Hawks offense was led by the rookie duo of Grace Clark (three … 0