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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, November 23, 2014

College standouts Concord’s Joe Graffy made eight saves as the Brandeis men’s soccer team defeated Amherst, 1-0 (6-5 on PKs) to advance to the Division III Tournament quarterfinals. It was Graffy’s 15th shutout of the season. ∎ Tiffany Lewis of Hillsboro had 11 rebounds to help the Plymouth State women’s basketball team to a 62-56 victory over Lyndon State. ∎ Bow’s Richard Jenkins was part of the winning 200-free relay team and …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Youth hockey The Henniker Huskies Squirt 1 Gap Mountain Drilling team tied the Rochester Blackhawks, 3-3. Nick Osborne, Ben Mordarski and Owen Jones had the goals. Assists came from Modarski and Levi Jones. Evelyn Irizarry, Dillon O’Sullivan and Kiernan King also played well in front of goalie Aidan Miller. ∎ The Henniker Huskies Squirt 2 team lost to Keene Squirt 2, 7-0. Despite strong …

Final pound-for-pound fall high school rankings

Friday, November 21, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS X-C (1) First in Division II, first at the Meet of Champions, second in New England and No. 1 here. 2. BOW GOLF (3) The three-time Division III champs haven’t lost a match since 2012. 3. BOW GIRLS’ SOCCER (2) The two-time champs had four …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

JV result The Concord JV football team defeated Exeter, 26-20, in overtime to finish the season 8-1. Youth indoor soccer Concord Convenient MD defeated Loudon Freedom, 5-3, on Sunday. Ireland Frederikson, Whitey Vaillant and Kelley Mickelson scored goals, while Jessica Casswell and Maddie Wachter played well on defense. …

High schools: Coe-Brown rallies back with three unanswered goals to reach girls’ soccer semifinals

Monday, November 3, 2014

It wasn’t the start the Coe-Brown girls’ soccer team wanted, but it certainly was the finish. The third-ranked Bears (15-3-0) overcame a 2-0 halftime deficit, scoring twice in the second half then once more in overtime yesterday to knock off No. 6 Windham, 3-2, in the Division II …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, November 3, 2014

College standout Concord’s Smita Boesch-Dining, a freshman at the University of Vermont, ran a 19:39.25 to help the Catamounts to a third-place finish at the America East Championships on Saturday. ∎ Bow’s Lindsey Nerbonne scored a goal in the University of New Hampshire field hockey team’s 4-1 victory over …

High schools: MV football team heads into playoffs on a high note

Sunday, November 2, 2014

PEMBROKE – There weren’t any postseason implications, but yesterday’s game between the Merrimack Valley and Pembroke football teams didn’t lack any intrigue. Playing on a muddy field at Pembroke Academy, the local Division II rivals battled for the …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Sunday, November 2, 2014

High school tournaments today Field hockey Division III championship At Bedford H.S. No. 2 Berlin (15-1-0) vs. No. 1 Hopkinton (17-0-0), 2:30 p.m. Previous tournament games: Berlin beat No. 15 Kearsarge, 4-0, edged No. 7 Winnisquam, 3-2, and topped No. 11 Laconia, 3-1. Hopkinton won all of its …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, November 2, 2014

College standout Katie Levesque of Wilmot had 13 saves in net, but it wasn’t enough as the Massachusetts Maritime women’s soccer team fell to the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, 1-0. Youth hockey The Eastern Bank Concord Capitals Squirts beat the Maine Hockey Academy, 6-0. Ryan Philbrick (two), …

Johnson leads Bishop Brady to win over Winnisquam, spot in playoffs

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Playing a must-win game on Halloween, the Winnisquam football team saw its biggest fear come to life last night. Bishop Brady senior quarterback Brendan Johnson (29-for-46) threw for 424 yards and eight touchdowns to lead the Green Giants …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, November 1, 2014

High school tournaments today Boys’ soccer Division I quarterfinals No. 5 Timberlane (11-4-2) at No. 4 Concord (12-4-1), noon Previous tournament games: Timberlane beat No. 12 Nashua South, 2-0. Concord blanked No. 13 Nashua North, 4-0. head to head: The Crimson Tide shut out the Owls, 3-0, on …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, November 1, 2014

JV result The Hillsboro-Deering/Hopkinton Redhawks football team defeated Windham, 40-21. Prince Mansah led the way offensively with three touchdowns, while Blake Madore and Sage Dubois also added a touchdown apiece. Defensively, Mikey Legare and Dubois led the way with 13 and 11 tackles, respectively. College standouts Lindsey Nerbonne …

In semifinals, Hopkinton field hockey team wins in overtime again

Friday, October 31, 2014

EXETER – Patty Connolly insists the Hopkinton field hockey team isn’t doing it on purpose – the high-wire act, taking games to overtime, letting their picture-perfect season come within one shot of crumbling to pieces. Intentional or not, …