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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 6-0 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 win Meagan Kissinger, Bishop Brady girls’ soccer, goal, assist in 2-1 2OT … 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 that dipped just under the crossbar, broke a tie, gave Cheney a hat trick and … 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 fell to Windham, 1-0. The Generals missed two penalty kicks. ∎ The Pembroke JV boys’ soccer … 0

Letter: Scary revelations

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Be afraid. Be really, really afraid. According to Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council, the Obama administration is imposing strict Islamic or Sharia Law on the U.S. military. And here’s another frightening revelation, so to speak. The American Family Association confirms it was God who created national … 4

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 … 0

MV football team rolls to first victory of season

Saturday, September 13, 2014

MANCHESTER – Merrimack Valley was disjointed last week, a bunch of individual parts that hadn’t jelled as a football team, and the result was a season-opening loss. The Pride put the pieces together during a focused week of … 0

Sudieh carries Concord during fourth quarter as Tide rallies past Winnacunnet

Saturday, September 13, 2014

HAMPTON – Fourth quarter, trailing by a point, it was time for the Tide to show some grit. It was time for Leo Sudieh to take over. Concord’s junior running back cradled the ball nine times on a 10-play drive, shredding the Winnacunnet defense for 74 yards, the … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Leo Sudieh, Concord football, 258 all-purpose yards (192 rushing, 66 receiving) Tucker Burt, MV football, 6 carries, 126 yards, 3 TDs Emilee Harlow, Pembroke girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 2-1 win Doug Champagne, Bow golf, medalist, 4 under par, 32 Frank Demaria, Bow boys’ soccer, game-winning goal in … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, September 13, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV boys’ soccer team defeated Bishop Brady, 5-1. Gerry Donahue had two goals and an assist. Dustin Rose had two goals and Michael Ciance rounded out the scoring. Chandler Cressy and Carmen Repucci both played strong games. ∎ The Concord JV girls’ soccer lost, to … 0

Supporters hope new legislation helps to protect the state against potential oil spills

Friday, September 12, 2014

Gov. Maggie Hassan ceremoniously signed a trio of bills yesterday that supporters say will strengthen the state’s protections against oil spills. The legislation – passed by the House and Senate this session – will affect the Portland-Montreal Pipeline that passes through New Hampshire from Shelburne to Lancaster along … 0

The Insiders: Take a bunch of steps for animalkind at tomorrow’s SPCA Walk For The Animals

Friday, September 12, 2014

If you thought your morning trips to the park with your four-legged companion counted as walks for the animals, you’ve been sorely mistaken. We mean, really – your four-legged companion doesn’t even have a dog. No, the real Walk For The Animals is tomorrow morning, as the annual … 0

Letter: What’s in a name

Friday, September 12, 2014

Lions and Tigers and Bears, oh my, Ravens and Falcons and Eagles on high. PETA is bonkers, their minds all askew, High-minded Saints are all in a stew. The Seminole rowdies are doing the chop, The Chiefs ought to pow-wow and see that they stop. The fans in … 2

Letter: A bad precedent

Friday, September 12, 2014

As I read Jason Bedrick’s “My Turn” in the Sept. 6 Monitor Forum, I thought not about the state’s educational tax credit and the recent state Supreme Court decision to uphold it, but about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on which it was based. In Arizona Christian School … 0