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Concord's Angel Feliz presses to the finish line to take second place in the boys' 100 meter dash during the NHIAA Division 1 track and field championship at Winnicunnet High School in Hampton on Friday, May 29, 2015.  (Alan MacRae/for the Monitor)

Concord girls finish strong to grab eighth place; Feliz leads boys to 10th

Saturday, May 30, 2015

HAMPTON – The sun was setting and dusk was approaching to end what had been a quiet afternoon for the Concord track and field team. And then the Crimson Tide’s girls’ distance runners had their say. The Concord girls got 18 of their 33 points in the day’s last six events, netting top-four performances from Erin Waters in the 800-mile run and Cassie Shea and Jennika Mannesto in the 3,200 to lead them to eighth place at the Division I championships at Winnacunnet High School. Bedford took first with 116.5 points, followed by Londonderry (75), Exeter (59.5), Pinkerton (54) and Nashua North (51). The boys’ …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Kyle Slevira, Hopkinton baseball, complete game with 4 strikeouts, RBI at the plate in a 2-1 loss Cam Chatfield, Winnisquam baseball, two 2-run singles (4 RBI) in 7-4 win Allie Trowsdale, Winnisquam softball, complete-game win, 7 strikeouts, 0 earned runs in 6-3 win Sam Valcourt, John Stark girls’ lacrosse, 2 goals, 4 assists in 12-11 loss Anna Stowell, Kearsarge girls’ lacrosse, 8 goals …

After years of neglect at Circle 9 Ranch, new owner called ‘the best possible outcome’

Saturday, May 30, 2015

For months, long-term campers have taken up unsupervised residence at Circle 9 Ranch Campground in Epsom, paying no rent, tapping into seemingly free electricity, shooting guns out back and beginning to feel that all this was normal. “It definitely turned into the Wild, Wild West out here when nobody owned it,” said Phil …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, May 30, 2015

High school tournaments today Track & field Division II championships At Portsmouth H.S., 10 a.m. Schedule of events: 10 a.m. – girls’ long jump, javelin and boys’ triple jump, shot put, pole vault; 11:30 a.m. – girls’ 4x800 final, 100 hurdles trials, 100 trials, pole vault, shot put, …

High schools: Concord girls’ tennis team rolls into Division I final

Saturday, May 30, 2015

EXETER – All season long the Concord High girls’ tennis team has spent extra time working on doubles. That focus grew sharper in the last few weeks as the Crimson Tide experimented with formations, hand signals and movements. The work paid off yesterday in the Division I semifinals …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, May 30, 2015

JV results The Concord JV boys’ lacrosse team (10-5) finished its season with a victory over Nashua South, 9-6. The team will be playing this weekend in the JV state tournament. ∎ The Concord JV girls’ lacrosse team (14-1) defeated Bedford, 11-5, in its season finale. Tori Pelletier and …

High schools: Tide boys’ tennis team wins epic match over Derryfield in semifinals

Friday, May 29, 2015

MANCHESTER – The moment was impossibly full. Tension, drama, disbelief and release all crammed into a three-second window that the Concord boys’ tennis team flung open in victory. “This was the most exciting, most dramatic win I’ve had …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, May 29, 2015

McKayla Reale, Hopkinton softball, 4-for-5, 3 runs, double, 2 RBI in 15-6 win Taylor Darrell, Bow girls’ lacrosse, 6 goals in 19-12 loss Anna Stowell, Kearsarge girls’ lacrosse, 5 goals in 13-3 win Veronyca Daniels, Concord girls’ lacrosse, 5 goals, assist in 16-3 win Amanda Murray, Bow girls’ …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Friday, May 29, 2015

High school tournaments today Track & field Division I championships At Winnacunnet H.S., Hampton, 4 p.m. Schedule of events: 4 p.m. – (girls, then boys) long jump, pole vault, javelin, shot put; (boys, then girls) triple jump, high jump, discus; 5 p.m. – (girls, then boys) 4x800 final; …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, May 29, 2015

AAU baseball champions The U13 Concord Cannons won the NH Bobcats third annual Memorial Day Classics tournament, going undefeated during the weekend. The Cannons defeated Seacoast United, 10-3, in the first game. Cam Magerer went 3-for-3, while Alex …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, May 29, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) won the Seacoast Championships last Friday with 131 points, well ahead of D-I Exeter (106). 2. CONCORD BOYS’ TENNIS (3) advanced to its first D-I final since 2007 with yesterday’s dramatic 5-4 win at No. …

High schools: Concord girls’ tennis team makes quick work of Salem in quarterfinals

Thursday, May 28, 2015

They had won eight straight coming into yesterday’s quarterfinal match. They had beaten their opponent, No. 6 Salem, by a convincing margin earlier in the season. So the girls on the Concord High tennis team were confident taking …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Brody Fredricks, John Stark boys’ lacrosse, 5 goals, 1 assist in 10-6 win Tim Harmon, Winnisquam baseball, complete game, 10 strikeouts, 4 hits allowed in 4-0 win Sam Wood, John Stark softball, 3-for-5, 2 home runs in 29-2 win Erica Doubleday, Winnisquam softball, 2-for-4, triple, 4 RBI in …