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Coe-Brown's Amanda Riley spikes the ball down on Gilford's Stevie Orton during Monday's game at Coe-Brown Northwood Academy.   (Alan MacRae/for the Monitor)

High schools: Coe-Brown volleyball finishes sweep with a flourish

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Coe-Brown girls’ volleyball team needed a tremendous comeback in the third game in order to preserve a sweep over Gilford. They pulled it off, wrapping up a 3-0 victory over the Golden Eagles in Northwood last night. The win pulls the Bears (6-2) into a tie for fourth place in the conference with the Golden Eagles (6-2). The Bears’ frontcourt threesome of middle hitter Emma Easler (eight kills), setter Lacey Locke (11 assists) and outside hitter Abigail Ahern (10 kills) dominated from the opening serve. After winning the first two games handily, Coe-Brown had to fight through a back-and-forth third game as Gilford was … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Concord Crew result The Concord crew team had first-place showings from the men’s first varsity eight, men’s second varsity four, men’s novice eight, women’s second varsity eight and women’s novice four Saturday at the Waterworks Challenge Regatta. The event was held at Lake Massabasic in Manchester, where eight New Hampshire area crew teams … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, September 29, 2014

Golf tournament “Team Stringer,” the team made up of Scott Haskell, Ian Stringer, Jay Darrah and Jason Carr (pictured above), won the PMHS Boys’ Basketball Golf Tournament at Loudon Country Club with a score of 11-under. Youth hockey results The Concord Capitals Peewee 2 team defeated Framingham, Mass., 4-3. Knox Brown, Drew O’Brian, … 0

High schools: Bishop Brady boys’ soccer team impressive in OT loss

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The Bishop Brady boys’ soccer team came within about two minutes of escaping with an impressive tie yesterday, only to see visiting Campbell strike late in the second overtime to secure a 3-2 victory. Luis Castillo, who earlier … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Kasey Smith, Hopkinton girls’ soccer, 9 saves in 2-2 tie Lauren Hatch, Concord volleyball, 13 kills in 3-1 win Caitlyn Shea, Concord volleyball, 31 assists in 3-1 win Emily Edwards, John Stark volleyball, 10 kills, 11 aces, 5 digs in 3-0 win Cormick McGonigle, Concord golf, 41, Concord’s … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, September 25, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV girls’ soccer team defeated host Bow, 3-1, Tuesday. The Hawks trailed 1-0 at halftime before Olivia Burdette converted a penalty kick to knot the score at 1-1. Hannah Wood scored the Hawks’ final two goals to secure the victory. Caitie McGlashan led a … 0

Old Story Farm restored as historic bed-and-breakfast

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The floor-boards and the wooden planks in the walls of the home John and Jennifer Balkus recently purchased in Hopkinton have not been replaced. A barn that sits near the house is filled with tools, furniture and other … 0

High schools: Make it three wins in a row for Concord girls’ soccer team

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Sometimes the simplest things make all the difference. “It was just a matter of winning 50-50 balls,” said Coach Bill Nardino, whose Concord High girls’ soccer team fell behind early before pouring it on yesterday for a 2-1 … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

JV results The Bow High JV girls’ soccer team lost to Hopkinton, 3-1. Molly Garrett scored for Bow, assisted by Lea Crompton off a cross from Abbey Horner. Scoring for the Hawks were Hannah Wood (two) and Olivia Burdette. ∎ The Pembroke JV boys’ soccer team improved to 6-1 … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Meredith Ramsey, MV girls’ soccer, hat trick in 4-3 OT win Audrey Carr, John Stark field hockey, game-winning goal in 1-0 OT win Kyle Kolehmainen, John Stark golf, medalist with 38 in win Andy Arnold, Kearsarge golf, medalist, 37 in win Avery Gorham, John Stark girls’ soccer, shutout … 0

Sex offender in molestation case on trial over alleged registry violations

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Testimony began yesterday in the trial of Max Wilson, a registered sex offender who is accused of caring for and molesting a 14-year-old boy in Concord earlier this year. Wilson, 69, has been charged with 12 misdemeanor counts of sexual assault, but those are not at issue presently. … 0

Papachristos-Kilens

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Costas and Mary Papachristos of Weare announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah, to Mark Kilens, son of George and Joyce Kilens of Hopkinton. Papachristos graduated from John Stark Regional High School in 2007 and earned a bachelor’s … 0

High schools: Belmont volleyball team serves up 3-0 victory over Pittsfield

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

PITTSFIELD – Once again, the Belmont volleyball team needed only three sets to decide the outcome. And this time, it was a winning one. After three of their first four matches ended in sweeps (only one in Belmont’s … 0