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Concord’s Skye Reese goes to her backhand for a return during her doubles match in the Tide’s 8-1 quarterfinal victory over Salem yesterday. Reese and Becky Cistulli teamed for an 8-5 win at No. 1 doubles. Reese also won at No. 5 singles, 8-2. 

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

High schools: Concord girls’ tennis team makes quick work of Salem in quarterfinals

Thursday, May 28, 2015

They had won eight straight coming into yesterday’s quarterfinal match. They had beaten their opponent, No. 6 Salem, by a convincing margin earlier in the season. So the girls on the Concord High tennis team were confident taking the courts at Memorial Field, but they didn’t cross the line to arrogance. “I don’t like feeling too confident,” Concord senior Irene …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Brody Fredricks, John Stark boys’ lacrosse, 5 goals, 1 assist in 10-6 win Tim Harmon, Winnisquam baseball, complete game, 10 strikeouts, 4 hits allowed in 4-0 win Sam Wood, John Stark softball, 3-for-5, 2 home runs in 29-2 win Erica Doubleday, Winnisquam softball, 2-for-4, triple, 4 RBI in 8-0 win Allie Trowsdale, Winnisquam softball, complete game, three strikeouts, three hits allowed in 8-0 …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Thursday, May 28, 2015

High school tournaments today Boys’ tennis Division I semifinals No. 3 Concord (14-1) at No. 2 Derryfield (14-1), 4 p.m. P revious tournament matches: Both teams swept their quarterfinal matches, with Concord ousting No. 6 Pinkerton, 9-0, and Derryfield eliminating No. 7 Winnacunnet, 9-0. Head to head: The teams did not meet during the regular season. Notes: The Crimson Tide played well in …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, May 28, 2015

JV results The Concord JV girls’ lacrosse team defeated Manchester Central, 13-0. Jessica Nelson led with four goals, while Brenna Vandersea, Tori Pelletier and Olivia Painchaud added two goals apiece and Brett Stoddard and Julia Ek each scored one. ∎ The Hopkinton JV baseball team defeated Mascoma, 6-0, to …

Facing budget cuts, Henniker school board votes to privatize food service

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

At the end of a tense Henniker School Board meeting Tuesday night, board members decided to privatize Henniker Community School’s food services. Faced with cutting more than $100,000 from this year’s budget, board members accepted a bid from …

Henniker Community School assistant principal to take interim principal spot

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Henniker Community School Assistant Principal Karen Raymond will serve as interim principal at the school next year, replacing outgoing Principal Katherine McBride. The Henniker School Board appointed Raymond at its meeting Tuesday night. She has a long history with the school, serving for the past 20 years. Raymond …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

High school tournaments today Girls’ tennis Division I quarterfinals No. 6 Salem (10-4) at No. 3 Concord (12-2), 4 p.m. Head to head: Concord beat Salem, 8-1, early in the season. Notes: The Tide enters the postseason on an eight-match winning streak, surviving a stiff challenge from Winnacunnet …

High schools: Concord boys’ tennis team cruises past Pinkerton into D-I semifinals

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Before yesterday’s quarterfinal against Pinkerton Academy, Concord High senior captain Thomas Bengtson told his team “to play the match like you’re playing in the park and just have fun.” Crimson Tide Coach Dave Page urged his team to …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Rachel Demers, MV softball, 2-for-3, RBI double in 1-0 win Adam Tower, John Stark baseball, walk-off single in bottom of 7th Becca Shatney, Hopkinton softball, CG, 14 Ks in 8-0 win over H-D Megan Prescott, Belmont softball, CG, 5 Ks, 3-for-4, 2 runs scored in 6-0 win over …

Defending champ NEC rugby team ready for national 7s tournament

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The New England College rugby team will try to defend its title in the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) 7s tournament this weekend in Chester, Pa. NEC, which won the national championship in the 15-man division in late April in Colorado, has made it to the championship …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Memorial Day Bash champions The NH Comets 10U team won the Memorial Day Bash tournament over the weekend by going 6-0 and outscoring its opponent, 53-5. Co-MVPs Penelope Ayotte (two wins, two no-hitters, including a perfect game) and …

Hopkinton baseball, softball lead group of teams facing big matchups in final week

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Even before they get to the tests of the playoffs, the Hopkinton baseball and softball teams will take a final exam. The Hawks have rolled through both sports this season, posting a 12-1 record (in baseball) and 11-2 …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

High school tournaments today Boys’ tennis Division I quarterfinals No. 6 Pinkerton (11-3) at No. 3 Concord (13-1), 4 p.m. Head to head: Concord won 7-2 at Pinkerton a week and a half ago. Notes: The Tide has rolled through the season, sweeping eight of its matches and …