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Pittsfield's #7 Morgan Corliss and Moultonborough Academy's #4 Gwen Fifield collide fighting for the ball in the second half in Pittsfield Monday.

High schools: Scoring touch keeps John Stark field hockey’s hot start going

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

When Jeff Soule took over the John Stark field hockey team his main focus was one thing – “you’ve got to get that goal-scoring mentality going.” That’s not to say that midfield and defensive play isn’t important. It takes the support of the entire team to keep the ball in its opponents’ end or at least force them to have to work hard to keep the ball away from their own. Yesterday afternoon, the Generals did both of those things, receiving four goals from four different players and effectively limiting Pembroke’s scoring chances, in a 4-0 victory on John Stark’s home field. The win boosts … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV boys’ soccer team defeated Pelham, 3-0. Zee Meister had two assists, one on a Gerry Donahue goal and another on a goal by Justin Durant. Chandler Cressy rounded out the scoring. ∎ The Belmont JV volleyball team fell to Mascenic, 16-25, 26-24, 17-19. Keagan Berry (three kills, three aces), Shayna Thibedeau (six kills, ace, block), Madison Lacharite (three kills, … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, September 15, 2014

High school volleyball The Hillsboro-Deering volleyball team fell to Trinity, 3-2, on Friday. Ginny Philbrick (six kills, seven digs), Natasha Dahood (13 digs) and Emily Hatcher (11 digs, six assists, three kills) led the Hillcats (0-4). Youth hockey The Angelina’s Peewee 1 team rolled over the Andover Peewee 1 team, 6-0. Brett Patnode, Hayden Parent, Noah Drew (shorthanded), Ian Dennison, Michael Stoddard and … 0

High schools: Bishop Brady football exacts some revenge, opens with 35-34 victory at Epping

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Last season the Epping-Newmarket football embarrassed Bishop Brady. Twice. The Blue Devils beat the Green Giants, 33-21, in last year’s regular season and shut them out in a 28-0 Division III East title game victory, but yesterday’s season … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, September 14, 2014

JV results The Pittsfield JV boys’ soccer team beat Mount Royal, 2-0, on Friday. Cam Darrah and Casey Clark scored, while Brandon Smith, Tyler Darrah and Jacob Marcotte also played well. Pittsfield beat Moultonborough, 2-1, on Thursday. Cam Darrah scored twice, while Gabe Anthony and Matt St. George … 0

High schools: Bow field hockey keeps hot start going with comeback win over Littleton

Saturday, September 13, 2014

If Bow field hockey Coach Lauren DiRenzo had to compare the first 10 minutes of her team’s game against Littleton to something, it would have been a classic Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi match. “The first 10 minutes … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Leo Sudieh, Concord football, 258 all-purpose yards (192 rushing, 66 receiving) Tucker Burt, MV football, 6 carries, 126 yards, 3 TDs Emilee Harlow, Pembroke girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 2-1 win Doug Champagne, Bow golf, medalist, 4 under par, 32 Frank Demaria, Bow boys’ soccer, game-winning goal in … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, September 13, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV boys’ soccer team defeated Bishop Brady, 5-1. Gerry Donahue had two goals and an assist. Dustin Rose had two goals and Michael Ciance rounded out the scoring. Chandler Cressy and Carmen Repucci both played strong games. ∎ The Concord JV girls’ soccer lost, to … 0

High schools: Hopkinton golf team off to 11-0 start

Friday, September 12, 2014

You know you’re doing something right when you get a nickname. Hopkinton’s Nick Fairneny, aka Nicky Fairway, took medalist honors for the third straight match, helping the Hawks add three more victories to their undefeated record (11-0). Hopkinton … 0

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, September 12, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (with last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ X-C (1) The four-time defending D-II champs swept the top five spots Tuesday in Portsmouth. 2. BOW FOOTBALL (2) The Falcons open their D-III title defense tomorrow against a tough Campbell team. 3. BOW GOLF (5) … 0

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school cross country teams

Friday, September 12, 2014

High school cross country outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coaches: Tim Cox (15th year) and Brenth Tkaczyk (16th year) Last year: Boys: 3rd; Girls: D-II champion Returning starters: Boys: Jared Nelson, jr.; Jake Scarponi, jr.; Zach Flanagan, jr.; Davio Deluca, so. Girls: Hannah Parker, sr.; Megan Scannell, jr.; Katie … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, September 12, 2014

Andy Arnold, Kearsarge golf, medalist honors with even-35 Joel Bolanger, Coe-Brown golf, team-low 37 Chase Patterson, John Stark boys’ soccer, shutout in 2-0 win Kelsey Scott, Belmont girls’ soccer, game-winning goal with 4 minutes left … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, September 12, 2014

College standouts Canterbury’s Jessie Bergeron had five aces, 10 digs and served up 12 points in a row, helping the NHTI women’s volleyball team to a three-set sweep of Lyndon State, 25-20, 25-13, 26-24. ∎ Bow’s Sarah Carlson, a freshman at Castleton State College, scored her fourth goal of … 0