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Post 21 burned by Derry in bottom of the ninth after three-run rally

Saturday, July 26, 2014

NASHUA – For eight innings, it seemed as if the Concord Post 21 American Legion team was shuffling toward the exit, resigned without a whimper to seeing its tournament hopes and season end with a defeat on the same field that had been the site of one of its greatest recent triumphs. Once the ninth inning was in the books, Post 21 did have that loss. But not without a … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Lady Cannons finish runner-up The New Hampshire 16U Lady Cannons took second place last weekend at the Bulldog Two tournament held in Waterville, Maine. The Cannons had bracket play wins over Brewer, Maine, 13-7 and Old Town, Maine, 8-0. The Cannons lost in the finals to the 18U Massachusetts Galaxy. Concord CC results The mother/daughter team of Carol Forbush and Jan Monahan teamed … 0

Concord Post 21 drops first game in Legion tourney

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The Concord Post 21 baseball team fell in its American Legion senior state tournament opener to Dover, 7-2, at Holman Stadium in Nashua yesterday. Connor Ferns drove in Chapin Bassi with a single in the top of the fifth inning to give Concord a 1-0 lead, but Dover responded with four runs in the bottom of the inning. Seimou Smith scored on a … 0

Girls’ lacrosse All-State teams announced

Friday, June 20, 2014

Four area players – three of them from Kearsarge – earned First Team honors in the All-State teams released by the New Hampshire Girls’ Lacrosse Caoches Association. The Cougars’ Anna Stowell (attack), Kate Scheuch (defense) and Libby Brooks (midfield) join John Stark’s Giana Pezzulo (attack) on the Division … 0

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Friday, June 20, 2014

Capital area softball champs The Hopkinton Barton Insurance Red Hawks (pictured, top) captured the Capital Area Babe Ruth AAA softball championship last weekend at Martin Field. The Red Hawks defeated Elektrisola, Moses Trucking and Bow Rowley over two … 0

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Baseball champs The Hopkinton Metzger-McGuire Sharks completed an undefeated season by winning the Concord Northeast AAA championship over a resilient Fratello’s team. Pictured are (standing) Coach Neil Duval, Beyene Taylor, Ryan Metzger, Jack Morrall, Brendan Elrick, Josh Duval, … 0

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Lacrosse champions The Concord Crush Orange U9 boys’ lacrosse team finished 12-0 this season, including regular season and playoffs. The roster included Heath Mann, Matt Hooper, Liam Duclos, Dawson Fancher, Joey Tarbell, Chili Cabot, Garrett Bishop, Brody McGonigle, … 0

Concord High ends Bow’s four-year reign as Monitor Cup champion

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

For the first time since 2009, Concord High captured the Monitor Cup as the top sports program in the Monitor’s coverage area. The Crimson Tide won both the winter and spring seasons to claim the overall school year title and end Bow’s four-year reign. The Monitor Cup ranks … 0

D-III boys’ lacrosse All-State and Byrne Cup lacrosse teams announced

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Hopkinton High goalie Matt French was named Division III boys’ lacrosse Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight season. Area players Brody Fredericks, an attack from John Stark, and Cole Martin, a midfielder from Merrimack Valley, joined French on the First Team. French, along with defender … 0

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Youth softball The New Hampshire Comets U10 softball team advanced to the championship for the third straight weekend and defeated the Northeast Hurricanes, 11-3, to win the Rochester Slammers Summer Classic. The Comets opened their weekend with a … 0

Letter: States are not obligated to adhere to EPA rules

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Once again, the American people are being told of phantoms that do not exist. Both President Obama and the EPA have presented a specious argument laden with lies and falsehoods in reference to the new emission rules. Yesterday the hobgoblin was terrorist threats to the nation; today it … 11

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Monday, June 16, 2014

Soccer champs The Seacoast Express United U18 girls’ soccer team won the Coastal Summer Challenge Tournament in Brunswick, Maine, this past weekend. The team went 4-0, scoring 18 goals and giving up just three en route to an … 0

Brassard, Clachar win New England titles

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Even though technically graduated from high school, Jeremy Brassard still had one more goal to achiever in his high school track and field career – defend his 1,600 New England title. And thanks to a phenomenal final lap, the recent Coe-Brown graduate was able to do that just, … 0