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Bow's Danni DesRuisseaux (2) prepares to make a kick before Hopkinton's Cathen Hall (9) can pose a threat during Thursday's soccer game at Bow High School, Sept. 3, 2015. Bow defeated Hopkinton, 3-0.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

High schools: Strong second half lifts Bow girls’ soccer over familiar foe Hopkinton

Friday, September 4, 2015

The Bow girls’ soccer team has kept alive its winning ways from its past two championship seasons. It would be a stretch, however, to say that the team has looked perfect in the early going. On Thursday, against a nemesis no less, the Falcons took a step toward recapturing that state title form. Danni DesRuisseaux netted a pair of second-half …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, September 4, 2015

Danni DesRuisseaux, Bow girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 3-0 win Doug Champagne, Bow golf, medalist with 3-under 33 in win Taryn Hubley, Kearsarge girls’ soccer, freshman scored 3 goals in 4-0 win Lyndon Flanigan, Hopkinton field hockey, freshman scored 2 goals in 3-0 win Maddie Winters, Hillsboro-Deering girls’ soccer, 2 goals, 3 assists in 10-1 win Cooper Johnson, Hillsboro-Deering boys’ soccer, 3 goals …

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

Friday, September 4, 2015

High school girls’ volleyball outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Rick Veno (5 th year) Last year: 14-5, reached semifinals Returning starter: Katie Dyer, sr., OH Top newcomers: Jordan Lippmeire, MH; Kerri Riley, OH; Casey Davies, sr., MH Outlook: “We are in a rebuilding year after graduating eight seniors from last year’s roster,” Coach …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, September 4, 2015

JV result The Bow JV field hockey team beat Newport, 1-0. Isabelle Dolcino scored for Bow, while Charlotte Clement played well at midfield and Jeannine Roy and Pinky Fleury played well on defense. Freshman results The Concord freshman boys’ soccer team lost to Exeter, 4-2. Aiden Donnelly scored …

Letter: Just astounding

Thursday, September 3, 2015

The article “Extra costs led DOT to call for transponder replacement” (Monitor front page, Aug. 27) was astounding on many levels. The fact that the DOT sent out more than 200,000 letters that they admitted were badly worded and confusing is astounding. That they admitted the process for …

High schools: Coe-Brown boys take first, girls second in cross country opener

Thursday, September 3, 2015

The Coe-Brown boys’ and girls’ cross country teams rested most of their top runners but still came away with strong results in the Bears’ season-opening meet on their home course Wednesday. The Coe-Brown boys won the five-team meet, placing six runners in the top 11 and totaling 35 …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Sarah Dupuis, Coe-Brown girls’ cross country, 1st in 5-team meet Nick Grimbilas, Bishop Brady golf, medalist in Brady win Ryan Oliver, Coe-Brown golf, co-medalist in Coe-Brown win Jesse Demers, MV golf, co-medalist …

Division II football preview: Father-son combo at coach and quarterback look to turn around John Stark

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Rod McQuarrie is the new man in charge at John Stark Regional High School, and he’s bringing a new offense with him. If the Generals’ new football coach needs to talk to his quarterback to help guide him …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, September 3, 2015

JV result The Kearsarge JV field hockey team lost to Newport in its home opener, 3-2. Kearsarge goals were scored by Katie Emery and Audrey Kenyon. Sophomore Lydia Pinard had a standout game as goalkeeper. Freshman result The Concord freshman boys’ soccer team lost to Manchester Central in …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Gavin Knight, Pittsfield boys’ soccer, sophomore goaltender earns shutout in first varsity start Hunter Ledoux, Hillsboro-Deering boys’ soccer, one goal and two assists in 6-0 win Mara Grady, Hillsboro-Deering girls’ soccer, three goals in 13-0 win Emma Caveney, Bishop Brady field hockey, 17 saves in first half of …

High schools: Bow field hockey weathers early storm, blanks Hopkinton, 2-0

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

The Bow High field hockey team was able to withstand an early barrage against Hopkinton, as the Hawks came out on fire and outshot the Falcons 6-1 in the first half. Bow grabbed control of the game in …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

JV results The John Stark girls’ JV soccer team defeated Hopkinton, 3-1. Quianna Willard, Sara Nikias and Gillian McGirr scored goals for the Generals, while Meg Ellsworth tallied the Hawks’ goal. Erin Donahue played well in net for Hopkinton, and Sofia Locke and Maura Zankel led the defense. …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school golf teams

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

High school golf outlook Bishop Brady Division: II Coach: Phil Davis (1st year) Last year: 6-15, did not make tournament Returning players: Jackson Bouley, sr.; Danny Bryck, jr.; Spencer Fleming, sr.; Justin Muise, sr.; Parker Guimond, jr.; Sarah …