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Bishop Brady's Emily Santis is upset in a battle with Hopkinton's Lillias Whitehead for control of the ball during their season opener at NHTI on Friday, August 29, 2014.  (Alan MacRae/for the Monitor)

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 them in those first 12 minutes –but the Hawks weathered the storm. And in the 18th minute, Lillias Whitehead broke through for … 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 goals) and Ellie Morrall (two goals) with the support from Abby Houston in midfield. Caitie … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Lillias Whitehead, Hopkinton girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 2-0 win CassiE Contigiani, Belmont girls’ soccer, 5 goals, assist in 9-1 win Kianna Daudelin, Coe-Brown girls’ soccer, game-winner in 1-0 win Amanda Murray & Molly Morrison, Bow girls’ soccer, first career varsity goals in 3-1 win Jake Dunkerley, Coe-Brown boys’ soccer, hat trick in 4-1 win Jeremy Caruso, Pembroke boys’ soccer, 2 goals, assist … 0

N.H. communities, state continue fight against synthetic pot

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Epsom police Chief Wayne Preve sank into his office chair last Friday, a beleaguered look on his face. A week earlier, Gov. Maggie Hassan had declared a health emergency following a rash of drug overdoses in Manchester and … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, August 25, 2014

Golf results Dan Doyle shot a 138 over two days of golf at Pembroke Pines and Canterbury Woods to win the Concord Men’s City Championship. Bob Landry (150) and Tom Levins (159) rounded out the top three gross scores. Russ Matthews (140) was the net score champion, with … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Golf results The Heating Hot Shots shot a 62 to win the Boscawen Old Home Day Golf Classic at the Links at Den Brae. Captain Matt Robideau, Jeremy Kyle, Joseph DiPietro and Al Romano defeated The Four Putz (captained by Mark Davis and joined by Chad Davis, Bernie … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Hopkinton MS sports Practice begins Monday at 3 p.m. for all Hopkinton Middle School 7th- and 8th-graders who are interested in competing in soccer, field hockey or cross country this fall. Meet at the high school and make sure you have a physical on file with the school … 0

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Friday, August 22, 2014

Hiking feat Megan Farrell of Alton set a new women’s record in the White Mountains Hut Traverse, hiking approximately 50 miles in 16 hours, 47 minutes. Farrell beat the previous women’s record set in 2012 by 16 minutes. The White Mountains Hut Traverse is an endurance race combining … 0

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Local golfer Concord Country Club’s Matt Arvantits finished tied for ninth place in the New England PGA Championship at Golf Club of New England in Stratham, finishing with a score of 4 over par. Mojalaki golf Kathy Kuhn and Rosie Dennerly placed first in the Mojalaki ladies’ fun … 0

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Local golfer in contention Concord Country Club’s Matt Arvanitis is tied for 10th place after 36 holes at the New England PGA Championship, seven strokes behind the leader. Arvanitis is at plus-3. Bow alumni soccer Bow High School will hold a girls’ soccer alumni game tomorrow at 6 … 0

Letter: What about the veterans?

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

How would you decide? As proven by hundreds of Market Basket employees who decided to defend a living millionaire causes me to understand why I am thankful not to be a part of this generation. I suppose it’s too much to expect any of these individuals to visit … 2

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

New England PGA Juniors Nick Grimbilas (pictured above left) of Strafford and Colin McCaigue (above right) of Brookline tied for second place at the New England PGA Junior Tour Championships held at Indian Pond Country Club in Kingston, … 0

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Sunday, August 17, 2014

Bill Heinz golf Matt Latourette (Concord High) birdied the final hole at Pembroke Pines Country Club to capture the Bill Heinz City Junior Golf Championship by two strokes over Jesse Demers (Merrimack Valley) with two-day totals of 169 … 0