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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, April 26, 2015

JV result The Concord boys’ JV lacrosse team evened its record at 2-2 with a 5-3 victory over Salem. Connor Sackos and Ben Hicks had goals that put Concord ahead to stay. The defense played another stellar game, backstopped by Liam O’Brian in goal. Youth lacrosse The Concord Crush Black beat Crush Orange, 7-2, in girls’ U9 lacrosse action. For Black, Erin Keville assisted a Becca Barnard goal, and Katie …

People for April 25, 2015

Saturday, April 25, 2015

ALLENSTOWN Becca LaBelle traveled to South Africa with a group of students and faculty from Willam Wood University for the Woods Around the World program. The group raised money for a village school and then traveled to the country to experience African culture and see the school the students supported. BOW Holly Stewart …

Softball coaching legend Dick Blood calls it a career

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Dick Blood really didn’t want much to do with softball. Coach girls? No thanks. Now, nearly 40 years later and four games away from retirement, the soft-spoken coach can’t imagine his life without it. After 15 years at the Hopkinton High helm, stints at New Hampshire College (now SNHU) and Dartmouth, and the …

High schools: Track teams jump right in at MV Invitational

Saturday, April 25, 2015

PENACOOK – Yesterday’s Merrimack Valley Invitational, a 32-team non-scoring meet, provided an opportunity for athletes to compete in all 18 track and field events. That chance to compete didn’t come a moment too soon. Just ask any high …

Dick Blood’s career by the numbers

Saturday, April 25, 2015

DICK BLOOD’S CAREER HIGHLIGHTS 264-43 record at Hopkinton High (1980-94) 8 Class M championships at Hopkinton (1985-89, ’91, ’93, ’94) 621-345-2 record at Cornell with 4 games remaining (1996-2016) 207 Ivy League wins, most in conference history 5 NCAA appearances (1999, 2001, ’04, ’09, ’10) 5 Ivy League …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, April 25, 2015

JV result The Hillsboro-Deering JV baseball team defeated Kearsarge, 11-1. The Hillcats went to bat 32 times, scattering 15 hits. Jake Dyer was strong on the mound, giving up only three hits while striking out 11. Ryan Hayes was solid behind the plate, while Justin Learn, Garrett Miller, …

High schools: Hopkinton baseball team does all the little things in 5-0 win

Saturday, April 25, 2015

With one pitcher itching to prove himself to his teammates and the other set to pitch for the top-ranked Division II college next season, yesterday’s matchup between Hopkinton and Monadnock certainly had all the makings of a pitchers’ …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Ryan Stanley, Kearsarge baseball, 4-for-5, 3 RBI, 3 innings of shutout relief in win Joe Cullinan, Hopkinton boys’ lacrosse, 4 goals, 2 assists, 8 ground balls in win Becca Shatney, Hopkinton softball, winning pitcher, 9 innings, 10 strikeouts in 3-2, 9-inning win Doug Price, Belmont baseball, 3-for-4, 2 …

Nordic skiing all-state team announced

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Three skiers from the seven-time Division I champion Concord girls’ Nordic team qualified for the NH All-State team, which was announced by the NH Nordic Coaches Association this week. The Crimson Tide’s Kate Andy, Jessica Nelson and Erin …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, April 25, 2015

JV results The Winnisquam JV baseball team defeated Bishop Brady, 14-7, as Brendan Vaughn went the distance with 10 strikeouts. At the plate he scored three runs and drove in four. Josh Shevlin had three hits, two RBI and three runs scored, while catcher Bryce Corey and third …

High schools: Kearsarge stages late rally, walks off with 5-4 win over Franklin

Friday, April 24, 2015

It was cold, it was late and Travis Pelletier wasn’t up for watching his team play any more baseball. So with Kearsarge’s James Bromwell charging into third and the ball not even out of the infield with the …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, April 24, 2015

Becca Proulx, Concord lacrosse, 4 goals, 3 assists in win Caleb Drouin, Belmont baseball, 2-hitter, 10 strikeouts in 3-2 win Megan Prescott, Belmont softball, 2-hit shutout Lexi Colpack, Franklin softball, HR, triple, 2 RBI in victory Samantha Dow, Kearsarge softball, 3-run HR in loss Morganne Flinkstrom, Kearsarge tennis, …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, April 24, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) scored in 14 of 18 events to finish first at the Pelham Invitational Saturday. 2. KEARSARGE BOYS’ TRACK (7) finished first in Pelham against mostly …