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Pittsfield goal keeper Colby Clark drops down for a save during Wednesday's game against Newmarket at Pittsfield.  (Alan MacRae/for the Monitor)

High schools: Pittsfield boys’ soccer team barely comes away empty-handed

Thursday, October 2, 2014

The Pittsfield High boys’ soccer team almost salvaged a tie against undefeated Newmarket yesterday, but came inches away from the equalizing goal and fell to the Mules, 1-0. With the Mules (7-0-2) ahead at halftime, the Panthers (4-5-1) spent much of the second half on the attack and pressing for the tying goal. They ended up getting more shots on …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, October 2, 2014

JV results The John Stark JV girls’ soccer team fell to Goffstown, 1-0. ∎ The Hillsboro-Deering JV girls’ volleyball team fell to Raymond, 25-17, 25-15, 15-13, on Monday. ∎ The H-D/Hopkinton Redhawks JV football team defeated the Exeter sophomore team, 21-14. Henry Yianakoplos threw touchdown passes to Travis Stephansky and Liam Flanagan. Prince Mansah ran for 69 yards on nine carries and Blake Madore ran …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Brooke Shatney, John Stark girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 2-1 OT win Sarah Chase, Belmont girls’ soccer, goal in 1-0 win Jesse Demers, MV golf, medalist, 2 over 38 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, September 25, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV girls’ soccer team defeated host Bow, 3-1, Tuesday. The Hawks trailed 1-0 at halftime before Olivia Burdette converted a penalty kick to knot the score at 1-1. Hannah Wood scored the Hawks’ final two goals to secure the victory. Caitie McGlashan led a …

People for Sept. 23, 2014

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

ALTON Cody Yelle, U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class and son of Bruce and Carla Yelle, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. ANDOVER Laura Young will attend Colby-Sawyer College to study graphic design. Jaguar Sasmito, ROTC cadet at Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, …

High schools: Make it three wins in a row for Concord girls’ soccer team

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Sometimes the simplest things make all the difference. “It was just a matter of winning 50-50 balls,” said Coach Bill Nardino, whose Concord High girls’ soccer team fell behind early before pouring it on yesterday for a 2-1 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

JV results The Bow High JV girls’ soccer team lost to Hopkinton, 3-1. Molly Garrett scored for Bow, assisted by Lea Crompton off a cross from Abbey Horner. Scoring for the Hawks were Hannah Wood (two) and Olivia Burdette. ∎ The Pembroke JV boys’ soccer team improved to 6-1 …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Meredith Ramsey, MV girls’ soccer, hat trick in 4-3 OT win Audrey Carr, John Stark field hockey, game-winning goal in 1-0 OT win Kyle Kolehmainen, John Stark golf, medalist with 38 in win Andy Arnold, Kearsarge golf, medalist, 37 in win Avery Gorham, John Stark girls’ soccer, shutout …

High schools: Belmont volleyball team serves up 3-0 victory over Pittsfield

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

PITTSFIELD – Once again, the Belmont volleyball team needed only three sets to decide the outcome. And this time, it was a winning one. After three of their first four matches ended in sweeps (only one in Belmont’s …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

JV results The Concord High JV field hockey team lost to Winnacunnett, 1-0. Jessie Reed played strong for the attack. Katelyn Butler had 10 saves in net. ∎ The Concord JV football team (3-0) defeated Lebanon, 27-0. Chase Haines, Leo Vasquez and Reid Ljungholm led the defense. Jake Lewis, …

Helping those in need through New Hampshire Tackles Hunger football games

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The annual New Hampshire Tackles Hunger football games are this weekend. Bring non-perishable food items to high school football games as the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association and WMUR-TV team up with the New Hampshire Food Bank to help feed the hungry. Items needed include peanut butter, jelly, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, September 22, 2014

College standouts The Pembroke connection combined for four goals in the NHTI men’s soccer team’s 6-0 victory over Hampshire College. Austin Sartwell scored twice, while Brendan Pettigrew and Aaron Locke added single goals. Bow’s Chris Ketchum and Laconia’s Will Salta also scored. ∎ Barnstead’s Sahara Brown notched three goals …

Johnson takes charge as Brady football team tops Newfound

Sunday, September 21, 2014

The Bishop Brady football team came out swinging – and running – against Newfound yesterday, pounding the ball on the ground for 321 yards en route to a 39-26 win. Brady running back Moses Murenzi ran wild against …