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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, November 23, 2014

College standouts Concord’s Joe Graffy made eight saves as the Brandeis men’s soccer team defeated Amherst, 1-0 (6-5 on PKs) to advance to the Division III Tournament quarterfinals. It was Graffy’s 15th shutout of the season. ∎ Tiffany Lewis of Hillsboro had 11 rebounds to help the Plymouth State women’s basketball team to a 62-56 victory over Lyndon State. ∎ Bow’s Richard Jenkins was part of the winning 200-free relay team and …

High school Player of the Season for boys’ soccer

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Riley McNicholas SCHOOL: Hopkinton High HONORS/STATS: The senior midfielder scored 23 goals with 10 assists this year, with his Hawks teams losing only once (other than in PKs) in the last three years. THREE FAVORITE THINGS: Family, soccer, friends. Which player on your own team would you hate to play against? And why? …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Youth hockey The Henniker Huskies Squirt 1 Gap Mountain Drilling team tied the Rochester Blackhawks, 3-3. Nick Osborne, Ben Mordarski and Owen Jones had the goals. Assists came from Modarski and Levi Jones. Evelyn Irizarry, Dillon O’Sullivan and Kiernan King also played well in front of goalie Aidan Miller. ∎ The Henniker Huskies Squirt 2 team lost to Keene Squirt 2, 7-0. Despite strong …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Youth hockey Concord’s Residential Mortgage Services Bantam 2 hockey team defeated Keene, 3-1. Harrison Parent scored all three goals with assists from Will Shoemaker (two) and Kyle McKinnon. Hunter Sanders stopped 28 shots in goal. Shane Riley and CJ Smethurst played well for Concord. ∎ The EPTAM Plastics Concord …

Hopkinton boys’ soccer team dethroned in penalty kicks

Sunday, November 9, 2014

MANCHESTER – The Hopkinton boys’ soccer team spent the past two seasons putting together a winning streak any coach would envy. It ended yesterday, in a way that would draw any coach’s sympathy. The Hawks’ reign as Division …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Sunday, November 9, 2014

High school tournaments today Girls’ soccer Division II championship At Bill Ball Stadium, Exeter H.S., noon No. 2 John Stark (16-2-1) vs. No. 1 Hanover (16-1-2) Previous tournament games: John Stark blanked No. 15 St. Thomas, 2-0, edged No. 7 Goffstown, 3-2, and No. 3 Coe-Brown, 2-1. Hanover …

Coe-Brown girls’ cross country team denied shot at back-to-back N.E. titles

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Elisabeth Danis and Hannah Parker kicked their way across the finish line only three seconds apart during yesterday’s New England Championship at Wickham Park in Manchester, Conn. The Coe-Brown teammates finished seventh and ninth, respectively, making the dream of back-to-back New England cross country titles a very real …

A look at some of Hopkinton’s best scoring chances in Div. III final

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Close calls The Hopkinton boys’ soccer team didn’t find the net against Prospect Mountain, but it had opportunities: 11th minute: Riley McNicholas pass to Kevin Smith, saved by Jake Towle. 38th minute: Austin Brehio pass to Jacob Rockwood, shot off left post. 90th minute (overtime): McNicholas gets loose …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Golf results Eddie Collins and Chris Lillios tallied a score of 67 to win the 6-6-6 Two Person Blind Draw event at Beaver Meadow Golf Course. The teams play the first six holes of best ball, second six holes of two-person scramble and last six holes of alternate …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, November 8, 2014

High school tournaments today Boys’ soccer Division III championship At Southern NH University, 1:45 p.m. No. 2 Prospect Mountain (19-0-0) vs. No. 1 Hopkinton (19-0-0) P revious tournament games: Prospect Mountain shut out No. 15 Kearsarge, 3-0, No. 10 Belmont, 1-0, and No. 3 Gilford, 1-0 in overtime. …

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Saturday, November 8, 2014

Youth hockey The U12 Lady Monarchs (4-3) fell to the Woodstock Jr. Wasps in the opening round of the Veteran’s Day Classic in Woodstock, Vt. Bobby Brodeur was solid in net. The Lady Monarchs face off in a pair of games today before wrapping up the tournament tomorrow. …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, November 7, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (with last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS X-C (1) The Bears placed four in the top 7 to win their fourth straight Meet of Champions. 2. BOW GOLF (2) The three-time D-III champs have won 49 straight matches, a streak that goes back …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, November 7, 2014

Youth hockey The Henniker Huskies Peewees hockey team beat Kearsarge, 5-0, behind goals from Liam Ouellette (two), Darren Earley (two assists), Billy Finn and Noah Miller. Goalie Ainsley King recorded her first shutout of the season. The Peewees beat Nashua, 7-1. Cooper Rivers and Miller scored two each, …