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Bishop Brady's Emily Santis is upset in a battle with Hopkinton's Lillias Whitehead for control of the ball during their season opener at NHTI on Friday, August 29, 2014.  (Alan MacRae/for the Monitor)

High schools: Whitehead’s two goals carry Hopkinton past Bishop Brady, 2-0, in girls’ soccer opener

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Bishop Brady cornered Hopkinton in its own end for much of the first 12 minutes of yesterday’s season-opening girls’ soccer game. The Giants delivered corner kick after corner kick, blasting six in the first half – most of them in those first 12 minutes –but the Hawks weathered the storm. And in the 18th minute, Lillias Whitehead broke through for … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 30, 2014

JV results The Concord boys’ JV soccer team defeated Winnacunnet, 6-1. Justin Toler recorded a hat trick. Noah Wachter and Matt Perralt anchored the defense. ∎ The Hopkinton girls’ JV soccer team defeated Bishop Brady, 5-0. The Hawks offense was led by the rookie duo of Grace Clark (three goals) and Ellie Morrall (two goals) with the support from Abby Houston in midfield. Caitie … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Lillias Whitehead, Hopkinton girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 2-0 win CassiE Contigiani, Belmont girls’ soccer, 5 goals, assist in 9-1 win Kianna Daudelin, Coe-Brown girls’ soccer, game-winner in 1-0 win Amanda Murray & Molly Morrison, Bow girls’ soccer, first career varsity goals in 3-1 win Jake Dunkerley, Coe-Brown boys’ soccer, hat trick in 4-1 win Jeremy Caruso, Pembroke boys’ soccer, 2 goals, assist … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Softball champions Byron’s Septic (pictured above) won the Division C state championship in Keene played between July 25-27. The team went undefeated, beating Ramunto’s (9-4) and Alexander’s (13-5) before beating Top Dawg in the winner’s bracket final, 9-2. … 0

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Concord ‘B’ tennis In Concord City ‘B’ tennis tournament action: ∎ In the final match of the first round Krishna Giri beat Brian Woodman 6-4, 6-0. ∎ Amir Alic got the better of No. 1 seed, Tony Janes in the first match of the quarterfinals, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4. ∎ Third-seeded … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Concord ‘B’ tennis In Concord City “B” tennis tournament action: ∎ Tony Janes defeated Madhab Gurung, 6-1, 6-0. ∎ Justin Toler beat Bir Shah, 6-2, 6-2. ∎ Amir Alic defeated Binit Shah, 6-4, 6-2. ∎ Janak Rimal defeated Pradip Sitaula, 6-4, 6-3. ∎ Michael Constantin defeated Robin Thapa after losing the first set, … 0

DES issues no-swim advisories at several beaches

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Several no-swimming advisories are in effect at beaches across the state because officials have found high bacteria levels or blue-green algae blooms in the water. At Sunapee State Park in Newbury, a sign has warned swimmers since Saturday … 1

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Monday, August 4, 2014

Local golf Fletcher Sokul (146) won the Club Championship at Concord Country Club, edging Bob Mielcarz by one stroke (147) and Mark Douglas (148) by two strokes. In the first flight, Norm West (143) defeated Glenn Sylvester (143) in a playoff, as well as Jim Wolcott (145) and … 0

Letter: Tone deaf at Market Basket

Sunday, August 3, 2014

I’m not a regular customer of Market Basket (I’m not a regular customer of any store, really), but I can’t help but stand behind the employees that are fighting to preserve the culture that they hold dear to them. Since last week, the board of directors, led by … 0

New Hampshire makes it 14 in a row over Vermont in Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl

Saturday, August 2, 2014

HANOVER – The swarming, stifling defense showed up, as expected. But New Hampshire’s Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl offense wasn’t about to let one side of the ball soak in all of the spotlight. Bolstered by an up-tempo, explosive … 0

Quick strikes through the air make it a runaway early for N.H.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

The New Hampshire offense used long passes to either score or set up early touchdowns. 1st Quarter Trevor Knight 37 pass to Nick Vailas, TD, 9:19 (7-0 NH) Knight 28 pass to Cole Martin, TD, 4:52 (13-0 NH) Knight 40 pass to Alec Boucher (Knight pass to Vailas, … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 2, 2014

NEIBL result The Weare Nationals lost two games to the Hollis-Brookline Dodgers, 1-0 and 6-0, as the Dodgers took the NEIBL title this weekend. H-B scored four runs in the fourth inning and held the Nationals to three hits (one each from Callahan Loos, Wesley Lamphere and Kevin … 0

Long-term unemployed seek prospects at Franklin job fair

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Daisy Magill would like to work with kids, or maybe animals. That’s about all she knows right now, at age 19 and two months after graduating from Franklin High School. So she wound a slow path yesterday, browsing … 0