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Elliot Lukaitis of Kearsarge competes in the 300 hurdles during a track and field meet at Belmont High School, Tuesday, May 5, 2015.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

High schools: Kearsarge boys, Winnisquam girls claim victory in seven-team track meet

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

There was no doubt with the boys. Kearsarge claimed first place in 13 of 16 events to finish with 216.5 points and run away with the win in a seven-team track and field meet yesterday at Belmont. But it was a different story with the girls as Winnisquam used its depth and another great day from Jaila Remillard to finish …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Zach Astle, Kearsarge track, first in shot put, discus and javelin in 7-team meet; team finished first Sadie Kaplan, Franklin track, first in shot put, discus and javelin in 7-team meet; team finished sixth Jaila Remillard, Winnisquam track, first long jump and 100 hurdles, second high jump in 7-team meet; team finished first Alexis Blanchette, Hopkinton softball, 6 innings pitched and 2-for-4 batting …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

JV result The Concord JV girls’ lacrosse team beat Hollis-Brookline, 14-0. Jess Nelson led the Tide with five goals. Brenna Vandersea and Brett Stoddard each added three. Morgan Sisson, Maddie Audet and Olivia Painchaud each scored one. Jodie Simonton and Chloe Bemis led the defense. Steph Resnick had four saves in net. Freshman results The Concord freshman softball team defeated Concord Christian Academy. …

High schools: H-D softball team breaks out late to pick up first win

Saturday, May 2, 2015

BOW – When the Hillcats flipped the page on the calendar yesterday morning, they also flipped their fortunes. After going 0-for-April, the Hillsboro-Deering softball team vaulted into the win column on the first day of May, topping Bow, …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Maggie Girard, H-D softball, 4-hitter, 12 strikeouts; 3 walks at plate Hannah Seidner, Pembroke softball, complete-game win, 11 strikeouts in 3-2 win Jake Vierzen, Kearsarge baseball, 9 innings, 12 strikeouts, in 5-4, 10-inning win Max Legier, Hopkinton baseball, 7 innings, 4 strikeouts, 2 hits in 7-4 win Tyler …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, May 2, 2015

College standout Jack Carney of Dunbarton, a freshman on the Franklin Pierce men’s lacrosse team, scored a goal in a 12-8 loss in the semifinal round of the Northeast-10 Championship. YMCA block party The Concord Family YMCA will host its annual Fun Family Friday Block Party May 15 …

High schools: Shorthanded John Stark boys’ lacrosse beats Pembroke, 14-7

Friday, May 1, 2015

There’s been a consistent theme to Coach Howie Roever’s messages to his John Stark boys’ lacrosse team. Get focused. Start fast. So with the Generals trailing Pembroke by a goal early in the second quarter, even with plenty …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, May 1, 2015

Veronyca Daniels, Concord girls’ lacrosse, 7 goals, assist in 17-16 loss Jake Blanchette, John Stark boys’ lacrosse, 5 goals, 3 assists in 14-7 win Kam Anderson, Pembroke boys’ lacrosse, 4 goals in 14-7 loss David Nelson, John Stark baseball, 2-for-4, 2 doubles, 2 RBI in 5-4 loss …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, May 1, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) had 167 points at Tuesday’s 4-team meet where the 3 other teams combined for 100 points. 2. KEARSARGE BOYS’ TRACK (2) saw Zach Astle (first …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, May 1, 2015

Basketball champs The Penacook Pride 7th-grade girls’ AAU basketball team (above) went undefeated in the Merrimack River tournament at St. Anslem College last weekend. Bottom row, left to right: Morgan Tanguay, Taylor Bailey, Halyey Kenney and Rylee Boucher. …

SAU 18 nears end of superintendent search

Thursday, April 30, 2015

In the past decade, the SAU 18 superintendent position has been held by four different people. For nearly a year and a half, interim superintendents have guided the Franklin and Hill school districts, after the last full-time superintendent left before her contract ended. Within the next week, the …

Second small earthquake recorded in central New Hampshire

Thursday, April 30, 2015

A minor earthquake was recorded early this morning, the second one in the central part of the state in the past two days. A 2.1-magnitude earthquake was reported at about 6 a.m. in the Contoocook area, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake was felt in Contoocook, …

High schools: Coe-Brown girls’ lacrosse beats Belmont, 12-3, for program’s first win

Thursday, April 30, 2015

NORTHWOOD – The offense kept attacking, the scoring came in waves and the defense stifled chance after chance. It was just the fourth game of its first season, but the Coe-Brown girls’ lacrosse team looked like it’s been …