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John Stark's Matt McFall chips the ball during the match at Carter Country Club, in Lebanon, N.H., on August 27, 2014. (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)

High schools: Freshman leads Stark golfers to second place

Thursday, August 28, 2014

John Stark golf Coach Chris Meehan expected his seniors to improve from last season, but a freshman posting the best score in the opening match wasn’t the first thought on his mind. Yet that is exactly what happened in the Generals’ opening match at Carter Golf Course yesterday. Freshman Ryan Rothdiener shot a 43, and posed the greatest challenge among … 0

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

Thursday, August 28, 2014

High school girls’ soccer outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Josh Hils (10th year) Last year: 12-5-2, reached semifinals Returning starters: Molly DeTrude, jr., D; Christen Gallant, jr., MF; Kaitlyn Ross, jr., D; Ariel Clachar, sr., MF/F; Sarah Curtin, sr., D; Kianna Daudelin, sr., MF/F; Ingrid Kinevich, sr., D; Jelasa Nelson, sr., F; Haley Ruth, sr., MF Top newcomers: Grace Blake, fr., MF; Kylie … 0

Coming tomorrow

Thursday, August 28, 2014

A look at the Concord High boys’ soccer team, which is coming off a semifinals appearance, as its gets ready to open its 2014 season on the road against Winnacunnet tomorrow. Plus preview capsules for the rest of the area boys’ soccer teams. … 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

Sanbornton’s Van Tassel will jump from football field to basic training

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Dakota Van Tassel had several options to choose from. College was one. Playing football in college was another. There was a third choice, however, one that the former Winnisquam lineman and wrestler had had in mind for years. … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Nor’Easters Classic champs The New Hampshire Comets 16U Blue team (above) won the championship of the Nor’Easters Classic Tournament in Laconia. The Comets defeated the Middlesex Rapid Fire, 4-3; the Northeast Hurricanes Black, 6-0; and the Methuen Rangers, … 0

Concord’s Ndi, Franklin’s Sylvester receive scholarships

Friday, August 1, 2014

Concord’s Walters Ndi and Franklin’s Dillon Sylvester are among 12 recipients of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats Scholar-Athlete Scholarship, receiving $2,500 based on their athletic and academic achievements, as well as active citizenship in the community. Ndi, who plans to study exercise science in college, was Concord High’s … 0

Swarming defense a strength as New Hampshire readies for Shrine Game against Vermont

Friday, August 1, 2014

Consider David Jackson a convert. The New Hampshire coach for the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl is an offense guy. Has been throughout his career. But after seeing his team at practice, he had to admit it’s the other side of the ball that has him looking for superlatives … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, August 1, 2014

NEIBL result The Weare Nationals dropped Game 1 of the NEIBL championship series, losing to the Hollis-Brookline Dodgers, 1-0. Callahan Loos pitched a gem for Weare, going 6.2 innings and striking out 16 batters while only allowing two hits. Loos’s lone mistake came when he gave up a … 0