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John Stark-Hopkinton's Adrian McCarthy-Tiella joins in the celebration of the team's 10th goal against Manchester West at JFK Coliseum in Manchester Monday night.

(GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff)

High schools: Seven goals in first seven minutes has John Stark-Hopkinton hockey flying

Monday, January 26, 2015

First vs. worst. Undefeated vs. winless. Last night’s boys’ hockey game between John Stark-Hopkinton and Manchester West was bound to be lopsided, but few would have predicted this. The Generals scored seven goals in the first seven minutes of the game and coasted to a 12-4 victory at Manchester’s JFK Coliseum. “We’re playing well,” Stark-Hopkinton Coach Denis Kolehmainen said, but quickly added, “but we haven’t played the top teams, except for Berlin and Souhegan. Other than that, it’s been middle or bottom of the pack.” Still, there was no letdown for the Generals. Cal Loos scored 1:21 in, Jake Blanchette added another just 14 seconds …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, January 26, 2015

Freshman basketball The Pembroke boys’ freshman reserve basketball team fell at home to Merrimack Valley, 42-31. The Spartans were led by Christan Hanna, who scored nine points, and Alex Pratt and Brandon Despres, who played well defensively, combining for 10 rebounds. Middle school results The Hopkinton Middle School girls’ basketball team lost a close one to Sunapee, 31-29. Megan Blanchette played strong defense. …

High school Stars of the Day

Monday, January 26, 2015

Dan Medvetz, John Stark-Hopkinton boys’ hockey, first varsity goal in 12-4 win Nolan Quinn, John Stark-Hopkinton boys’ hockey, first varsity goal in 12-4 win Mayson Kimball, Merrimack Valley girls’ basketball, 25 points, 16 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals in win Lily Rivera, Concord Christian girls’ basketball, 21 points in win …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Josh Connor, Bow hockey, 3 goals, 1 assist in 7-3 win Cal Loos, John Stark-Hopkinton hockey, 3 goals in 3-2 win Xenthios Cyr, Pittsfield basketball, 32 points, 10 rebounds, 5 steals in 63-61 loss Jack Bryck, Bishop Brady Alpine skiing, 1st place in team win …

People for Jan. 13, 2015

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

CONCORD Debony Lahue is the new head coach for the Granite State Roller Derby 2015 season. She is a seasoned roller derby skater with extensive skating experience as well as playing and coaching team sports both on and off the track. Austin Erickson was named to the dean’s …

High schools: Concord girls denied first victory despite late rally

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Desperate for its first victory of the season against a similarly winless club, the Concord High girls’ basketball team made a late push last night against visiting Merrimack. Unfortunately for the host Crimson Tide, the deficit was too …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Unified results The Concord High unified basketball team opened its season with a 41-29 loss to Manchester Central. Leading the Tide’s offense were Drew Nadeau (eight points), Brendan McEwen (five points) and Justin Wilson (10 assists). Sean Daley (five steals) gave an exceptional defensive effort. ∎ The Bow unified …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Cassidy Emerson, Concord girls’ basketball, 19 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals Drew McQuarrie, John Stark boys’ basketball, 15 points, 17 rebounds in 62-54 win Mayson Kimball, Merrimack Valley girls’ basketball, 24 points in 58-25 win Chayleigh Cadarette, Belmont girls’ basketball, 18 points, 12 rebounds in 34-24 win Tyler …

High schools: Hopkinton basketball takes quality Campbell team to wire in OT loss

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

With 10 seconds left in overtime and his team down two points, Hopkinton boys’ basketball Coach Dave Chase called a timeout to set his players up for what would be a potentially game-winning play. The Hawks were looking to repeat Friday night’s magic, which saw Hopkinton hit a …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

JV results The Merrimack Valley JV girls’ basketball team (4-1) beat Plymouth, 35-33, over the weekend. Sara Osborne led the Pride with 14 points, including four 3-pointers. Harly Hodge added nine and Madyn Kenney scored seven for MV. ∎ The Hopkinton boys’ JV basketball team (6-1) lost to Campbell, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Youth hockey The EPTAM Plastics Concord Capitals Peewee 3 hockey team rallied in the third period to tie Plymouth, 3-3. Jake Marcoux scored with an assist from Parker Savoy. Cortland Miller scored unassisted and Paul Bourgault scored the tying goal, assisted by Ben Marceau. Curt Mann was strong …

High schools: Coe-Brown boys’ indoor track team wins first meet in program history

Sunday, January 11, 2015

It was yet another historic day for the Coe-Brown running program. Despite numerous team and individual titles at the division, state and New England levels, and a even a few appearances at the national level, in all three running sports (cross country, indoor track, outdoor track), the Bears …

High schools: John Stark wrestles tough despite adversity

Sunday, January 11, 2015

With a depleted roster, thanks to a plethora of injuries and ailments, John Stark wrestling Coach John Widmann knew his Generals weren’t going to have the depth needed to win yesterday’s Live Free or Die Duals Tournament in …