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Coe-Brown's Amanda Riley spikes the ball down on Gilford's Stevie Orton during Monday's game at Coe-Brown Northwood Academy.   (Alan MacRae/for the Monitor)

High schools: Coe-Brown volleyball finishes sweep with a flourish

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Coe-Brown girls’ volleyball team needed a tremendous comeback in the third game in order to preserve a sweep over Gilford. They pulled it off, wrapping up a 3-0 victory over the Golden Eagles in Northwood last night. The win pulls the Bears (6-2) into a tie for fourth place in the conference with the Golden Eagles (6-2). The Bears’ frontcourt threesome of middle hitter Emma Easler (eight kills), setter Lacey Locke (11 assists) and outside hitter Abigail Ahern (10 kills) dominated from the opening serve. After winning the first two games handily, Coe-Brown had to fight through a back-and-forth third game as Gilford was … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Concord Crew result The Concord crew team had first-place showings from the men’s first varsity eight, men’s second varsity four, men’s novice eight, women’s second varsity eight and women’s novice four Saturday at the Waterworks Challenge Regatta. The event was held at Lake Massabasic in Manchester, where eight New Hampshire area crew teams … 0

Letter: Still hiding

Monday, September 29, 2014

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s 99 percent voting record with President Obama is certainly an embarrassment to New Hampshire. However, in my opinion, I am equally embarrassed that our senior U.S. senator is rightfully losing an argument about town hall meetings to a guy in a chicken suit. Seriously, Jeanne Shaheen, you are a U.S. senator. You are expected to listen to your supporters and … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, September 19, 2014

Jeremy Duhamel & Doug Champagne, Bow golf, co-medalists at 37 JP Nemcovich, Brady boys’ soccer, goal in 1-0 win Duncan Nee, Concord Christian boys’ soccer, 3 goals in CC’s first win Caleb Drouin, Belmont golf, medalist with a 41 Peter Benson, Hopkinton golf, medalist with a 41 … 0

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, September 19, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (with last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ X-C (1) The Bears took five of the top six spots in a home meet on Saturday. 2. BOW GOLF (3) No team has come within … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, September 19, 2014

JV results The Hillsboro-Deering JV boys’ soccer team defeated Pelham, 6-2. Jake Cole scored two goals, one on a great finish fed by a Brandon Plante cross. Thomas Ferguson, Plante, Jake Dyer and Dylan Anwar tallied one goal each. Mike Carter, Ben Clark and Matt Otten played strong … 0

GOP support for Democrat Pappas causes dustup

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Attracting endorsements can be a savvy political move and is a staple of every election cycle. But they can sometimes cause a stir, as they did this week when 50 Manchester-area Republicans endorsed Democrat Chris Pappas in the … 2

High schools: Late goal propels MV boys’ soccer team past John Stark, 2-1

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Take two teams with similar records and at similar stages of development and what do you get? A one-goal game decided in the final 15 minutes of play. John Stark (2-4) pulled even with Merrimack Valley (2-3) in … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Sierra Schuster, Hopkinton field hockey, 3 goals, 1 assist in 5-2 win Ben Davis, MV boys’ soccer, game-winning goal late in second half of 2-1 win Becky Rapoza, Winnisquam volleyball, 9 kills, 11 digs in 3-0 win … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, September 18, 2014

JV results The Concord High JV field hockey team tied Merrimack, 2-2. Ella Fabozzi scored both goals and Angelica Carr led the defense. ∎ The Hopkinton JV field hockey team tied Stevens, 0-0. Claire Reidy and Jen Lewis played strong for the Hawks. ∎ The H-D JV boys’ soccer team … 0

Suncook Senior Center moves to Epsom Bible Church

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The Suncook Senior Center has a new location: Epsom Bible Church, at 398 Blackhall Road in Epsom. Regular center activities were due to begin at the new location today. Last month, officials at the Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, which runs the center, were told they’d have to … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Maddie Cheney, Bow girls’ soccer, 3 goals, 1 assist in 4-3 win over Belmont Austin Wheeler, Hillsboro-Deering soccer, 3 goals, 1 assist in 6-2 win Jacob Silverstein, Concord boys’ soccer, 2 goals in 4-2 win over Merrimack Cassidy Huckins, MV field hockey, assist, game-winning goal in 2-1 OT … 0

High schools: Cheney’s hat trick lifts Bow girls’ soccer team over Belmont

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

BELMONT – Most players wouldn’t have even attempted the shot, never mind connected on it. But Bow’s Maddie Cheney isn’t most players. With only five minutes left on the clock, Cheney unleashed a strike from 25 yards out … 0