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Bow's Danni DesRuisseaux (2) prepares to make a kick before Hopkinton's Cathen Hall (9) can pose a threat during Thursday's soccer game at Bow High School, Sept. 3, 2015. Bow defeated Hopkinton, 3-0.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

High schools: Strong second half lifts Bow girls’ soccer over familiar foe Hopkinton

Friday, September 4, 2015

The Bow girls’ soccer team has kept alive its winning ways from its past two championship seasons. It would be a stretch, however, to say that the team has looked perfect in the early going. On Thursday, against a nemesis no less, the Falcons took a step toward recapturing that state title form. Danni DesRuisseaux netted a pair of second-half …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, September 4, 2015

Danni DesRuisseaux, Bow girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 3-0 win Doug Champagne, Bow golf, medalist with 3-under 33 in win Taryn Hubley, Kearsarge girls’ soccer, freshman scored 3 goals in 4-0 win Lyndon Flanigan, Hopkinton field hockey, freshman scored 2 goals in 3-0 win Maddie Winters, Hillsboro-Deering girls’ soccer, 2 goals, 3 assists in 10-1 win Cooper Johnson, Hillsboro-Deering boys’ soccer, 3 goals …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school girls’ volleyball teams

Friday, September 4, 2015

High school girls’ volleyball outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Rick Veno (5 th year) Last year: 14-5, reached semifinals Returning starter: Katie Dyer, sr., OH Top newcomers: Jordan Lippmeire, MH; Kerri Riley, OH; Casey Davies, sr., MH Outlook: “We are in a rebuilding year after graduating eight seniors from last year’s roster,” Coach …

‘Our lake is in crisis’: 50 years of milfoil

Saturday, August 22, 2015

It has been a problem for 50 years now. If towns around Northwood Lake don’t kick in more money, the local watershed association is going to be bankrupt in two years, its president says, and the responsibility – …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Golf results Cindall Morrison won the 2015 President’s Cup at the Concord Country Club with a two-day best ball score of 11-under 61. Andy Jalbert and Marge Plodzik tied for second place, one stroke back with rounds of 62. Gretchen Knapton took third place with a round of …

Alosa looks at Notre Dame Prep as a steppingstone

Friday, August 21, 2015

Even when he took over at Pembroke Academy, with ambitions of turning his alma mater back into the basketball powerhouse it had once been, Matt Alosa had a pursuit on the side, one for further on down the …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, August 21, 2015

Golf results Brian Kelly of Hopkinton finished first in the Valley Seniors Tournament event at the Owl’s Nest in Campton. Bill Gould of Henniker and David Hazen of Canterbury finished sixth and seventh respectively. Kelly, Gould and Joe Clement of Henniker all won their respective age divisions, while …

Concord’s Pinkham looking to make it big on academy soccer scene

Thursday, August 20, 2015

If you were driving on Humphrey Street late last fall and suddenly found yourself in the middle of a soccer game, you can thank Christopher Pinkham for that. Pinkham, 16, can’t get enough soccer. So after he helped …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Sunset League champions Century 21 (pictured) was crowned the Sunset League champions after defeating Grappone in the best-of-five finals, 3-1. Front row: Keith Simpson, Steve Auger, Nik Beeson, Alex Fredette. Back row: Ryan Hayden, Coach Steve DeStefano, Dustin …

Alosa confirms departure from Pembroke Academy to accept assistant job at Notre Dame Prep

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Matt Alosa is leaving Pembroke Academy to take a job as an assistant with the boys’ basketball team at Notre Dame Prep in Fitchburg, Mass., the coach confirmed Wednesday. “I appreciate everything everybody at the athletics department at Pembroke Academy has done for me,” Alosa said. “I look …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Franklin coaching openings The Franklin School District has the following coaching openings: certified athletic trainer for fall sports; JV boys’ basketball and assistant track and field at the high school level; and A and B boys’ basketball and baseball at the middle school level. Candidates should mail application, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Golf results Pete Annon and Mike Gallant set the early pace, later matched by Jim Steenbeke and Victor Racicot, with better-ball scores of 8-under par 62 to win Sunday’s event at Concord Country Club. Five teams tied for third at 63. Coaches needed Pittsfield Middle High School needs …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Golf results Bill Ennis and Bill Varnell won the Fourball competition at Concord Country Club. They teamed for an 8-under par round of 62. Bob Rougier and Fred Hast came second with a round of 64. Andy Jalbert and Nancy Rheinhardt tied for first place in the Match …