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Hopkinton's Sarah Nadeau finished fourth in Saturday's Division III Championships in Manchester, Oct. 25, 2014.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

Hopkinton girls cross country team’s reign of dominance ends

Sunday, October 26, 2014

MANCHESTER – The pedigree belonged to Hopkinton, but depth was on the side of White Mountains. In the end, the Spartans’ depth proved too much. Seeking an eight consecutive cross country team title, the Hopkinton girls were unseated by White Mountains during yesterday’s Division III championship race at Derryfield Park. The Spartans placed five runners in the top 13 to easily claim the hardware with 45 points. The Hawks dropped all the way down to fifth with 166 points, behind Monadnock (86 points), Bow (141) and Fall Mountain (150). “White Mountains had quite the strong team,” Hopkinton Coach Rob Nadeau. “We hadn’t seen them much …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Sunday, October 26, 2014

High school tournaments today Field hockey Division III quarterfinals No. 8 Sanborn (8-4-3) at No. 1 Hopkinton (15-0-0), 2 p.m. Previous tournament games: The Hawks needed overtime to oust Mascoma, 1-0. The Indians prevailed over John Stark by the same 1-0 score. head to head: Hopkinton swept Sanborn, winning by scores of 3-0 (Sept. 9) and 5-0 (Sept. 25). Notes: The head-to-head record …

Cross country team winners, runners-up

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Division I girls 1. Bishop Guertin 2. Concord Division I boys 1. Pinkerton 2. Timberlane Division II girls 1. Coe-Brown 2. Oyster River Division II boys 1. Coe-Brown 2. Goffstown Division III girls 1. White Mountains 2. Monadnock Division III boys 1. Mascenic 2. Derryfield …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Middle school results The Bow Memorial B field hockey team tied Rundlett B, 1-1. Lindsey Nelson scored for Bow on an assist from Brenna Novakowski. Aggressive play came from Lucy Day, Amber McGuire, Meri Krause and Angie Cericols. ∎ Rundlett A field hockey defeated Bow A, 2-0. Youth football …

Franklin man dies in Canterbury crash

Monday, October 13, 2014

A 24-year-old Franklin man died this morning after a car crash on Interstate 93 in Canterbury. Joseph Nelson was pronounced dead at Concord Hospital, said Lt. Greg Ferry of the state police. At 11:45 p.m. Sunday, the state …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Youth soccer The Loudon Freedom girls’ U12 soccer team (pictured) came away division champs from this weekend’s Seacoast United Capital Cup tournament. JV results The Pittsfield JV girls’ soccer team lost to Prospect Mountain, 2-1. Alysssa Sullivan scored …

High schools: John Stark pulls out dramatic 14-13 victory over Pembroke

Sunday, October 12, 2014

WEARE – There’s a reason football coaches always stress the game’s three phases. Winning a game takes contributions from the offense, defense and special teams – sometimes, as John Stark found out, within the same minute of each …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Pembroke rec basketball For those who missed yesterday’s sign-up for Pembroke Rec Basketball, there will be another signup at the Pembroke Town Hall on Tuesday from 6-7:30 p.m. The program is for boys and girls in grades pre-kindergarten to sixth grade. Call 848-9677. St. Paul’s results The St. …

Strong start, strong finish help Franklin overtake Newfound, 35-20

Sunday, October 12, 2014

FRANKLIN – Champions in 2012. Winless in 2013. The 2014 campaign started with two losses, but the young Golden Tornadoes (3-2) entered yesterday’s homecoming game against Newfound (0-5) with two straight wins. Needless to say, the Franklin High School football team has gone through its share of growing …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Steph Resnick, Concord field hockey, 3 goals in 3-2 OT win Jess Nelson, Concord girls’ soccer, 3 goals in 4-3 win Katie Steeves, Pittsfield girls’ volleyball, 500th career kill Steph Wetherbee, John Stark field hockey, 4 goals in 7-0 win Elle Pope, Bishop Brady girls’ soccer, 2 goals …

High schools: Second-half spark keeps Hopkinton field hockey team undefeated

Saturday, October 11, 2014

HOPKINTON – Their motto is “Find a Way.” It was spelled out on a fence around the field and they broke every huddle chanting the phrase. And after a tight, scoreless first half, the Hopkinton field hockey team …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, October 11, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV boys’ soccer team (7-3-1) defeated Stevens, 2-0. With 10 minutes left in the first half, Josh Taranow scored the game-winner off a rebound from the goalkeeper. Dustin Rose scored the final goal with an assist from Aidan Molnar. ∎ The Concord JV field hockey …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, October 10, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (with last week’s rank) 1. BOW GOLF (3) The Falcons (22-0) take the top spot after winning their third straight D-III title. 2. BOW FOOTBALL (2) The only undefeated team in D-III will play its only home night game tonight. 3. COE-BROWN GIRLS …