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Merrimack Valley's Brady Wentworth slides safely onto second base as Manchester West's Christian Olivo catches the ball during the first game of a double header at Merrimack Valley on Saturday, April 19, 2014.  

(ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff)

High Schools: MV baseball team looks sharp in doubleheader sweep of Manchester West

Sunday, April 20, 2014

As far as Merrimack Valley baseball Coach Sean Wheeler was concerned, yesterday’s doubleheader against Manchester West couldn’t have gone much better. “We were great in all aspects,” Wheeler said after his team swept the Blue Knights by scores of 5-3 and 11-1. “We got the bats going, our pitching was great and it was a very encouraging performance for us … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, April 20, 2014

JV result The Pembroke Academy JV softball team fell to Portsmouth, 11-4. Alyssa Martin pitched well, while Nichole Wilson and Kaitlin Thomas were solid defensively. Dakota Ordway and Mackenzie LeBlanc contributed offensively. ∎ The Hopkinton JV softball team defeated Manchester West, 11-5, on Friday afternoon. Pitcher Alexis Blanchette had 13 strikeouts to lead the way in the circle, while Daniella Teveras was solid at … 0

NEC president no longer in running at two universities

Saturday, April 19, 2014

New England College President Michele Perkins is no longer in the running to lead Guilford College in North Carolina or the University of Akron in Ohio and will remain in her leadership role at the Henniker college, according to an NEC spokesperson. Perkins had been one of three finalists in Guilford College’s search for its next president. She visited the school in Greensboro … 0

Tim Firkowski completes two new genealogy courses

Monday, April 14, 2014

Tim Firkowski earned a certificate of completion from the Forensic Genealogy Institute in Dallas in March for attending “Foundations in Forensic Genealogy.” He also earned a certificate of completion for attending “Advanced Forensic Evidence Analysis.” Firkowski has been … 0

High Schools: Hopkinton girls score in every event to take first in Bow meet

Sunday, April 13, 2014

It’s early, but the Hopkinton High girls’ track and field team is already showing that its depth could make it a team to be reckoned with this season. The Hawk girls scored in all 14 events during yesterday’s … 0

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school softball teams

Saturday, April 12, 2014

High school softball outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Tim Tenasco (13th year) Last year: 17-3, lost in championship game Returning starters: Lauren Jones, sr., 2B; Shannon Burke, sr., C; Amanda Riley, jr., SS; Kianna Daudelin, jr., P/IF; Holly Donohue, jr., CF; Lacey Locke, jr., LF/RF; Caitlin Foley, jr., … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, April 12, 2014

College standouts Concord’s Jenna Tewksbury notched three assists as the Wheaton College women’s lacrosse team beat MIT, 11-6. ∎ Hopkinton’s Henry Merrow had two goals and two assists in the MIT men’s lacrosse team’s 20-8 victory over Lyndon State. ∎ Bow’s Lindsey Bucknam had five goals and three assists and … 0

High Schools: Concord boys’ tennis team makes strides in sweep of Nashua South

Saturday, April 12, 2014

The scores from this opening week of the tennis season seem to tell a clear story for the Concord boys’ team. The Crimson Tide posted 8-1 road wins on Monday and Wednesday and followed those up with yesterday’s … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, April 12, 2014

College standout Joardyn Douillette of Loudon and Courtney Gilman of Penacook both had an RBI-single for the NHTI softball team in a 9-2 loss to Dean College. Kasie Tucker of Bow allowed five runs in three innings from the circle. Douillette had two hits in the second game, … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Nick Vermette, Brady boys’ tennis, win at No. 3 singles (usually plays at No. 5) and No. 2 doubles in Giants’ 6-3 win Zach Zbehlik and Nate Louf, Bow boys’ tennis, 8-0 singles wins, doubles win (together at No. 1) Nandita Kasireddy, Bow girls’ tennis, singles and doubles … 0

High Schools: Concord girls’ tennis team off to impressive start

Friday, April 11, 2014

The Concord High girls’ tennis team entered the season hoping to drastically improve upon its 5-9 record from last season, and the Crimson Tide opened its season on the right foot yesterday, defeating a strong Manchester Central team, … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, April 11, 2014

College standout Phoebe Clark of Concord scored three goals for the SNHU women’s lacrosse team in an 11-10 victory. ∎ Amy Zahensky of Bow, a freshman goaltender for the Franklin Pierce field hockey team, was named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division II National Academic Squad. ∎ Derrick … 0

High Schools: Bow boys' tennis team rolls to second straight win

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Like most teams around the state, the Bow boys’ tennis team did not get much court time before the season started on Monday. The Falcons, however, aren’t showing it. Bow improved to 2-0 yesterday with its second 8-1 … 0