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John Stark's Matt McFall chips the ball during the match at Carter Country Club, in Lebanon, N.H., on August 27, 2014. (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)

High schools: Freshman leads Stark golfers to second place

Thursday, August 28, 2014

John Stark golf Coach Chris Meehan expected his seniors to improve from last season, but a freshman posting the best score in the opening match wasn’t the first thought on his mind. Yet that is exactly what happened in the Generals’ opening match at Carter Golf Course yesterday. Freshman Ryan Rothdiener shot a 43, and posed the greatest challenge among … 0

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school girls’ soccer teams

Thursday, August 28, 2014

High school girls’ soccer outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Josh Hils (10th year) Last year: 12-5-2, reached semifinals Returning starters: Molly DeTrude, jr., D; Christen Gallant, jr., MF; Kaitlyn Ross, jr., D; Ariel Clachar, sr., MF/F; Sarah Curtin, sr., D; Kianna Daudelin, sr., MF/F; Ingrid Kinevich, sr., D; Jelasa Nelson, sr., F; Haley Ruth, sr., MF Top newcomers: Grace Blake, fr., MF; Kylie … 0

Coming tomorrow

Thursday, August 28, 2014

A look at the Concord High boys’ soccer team, which is coming off a semifinals appearance, as its gets ready to open its 2014 season on the road against Winnacunnet tomorrow. Plus preview capsules for the rest of the area boys’ soccer teams. … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Golf results Lucille Gage and Madeleine Minard placed first in the latest Mojalaki Ladies Fun League event. Barbara Wiggin and Nancy Guimond came in second place, with Mary Williams and Kathy Kuhn placing third. In the Men’s Fun League, Joe Marceau and Gil Lambert placed first. Craig Smith … 0

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school golf teams

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

High school golf outlook Bishop Brady Division: II Coach: Ken Gauthier (8th year) Last year: 14-6, 7th place Returning starters: Jack Bryck, sr.; Jackson Bouley, jr.; Danny Bryck, so. Top newcomer : Mary Anne Wiley, fr. Outlook: Coming off last year’s strong season, the Green Giants go into … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Hole in one Heather Farrell recorded her first hole in one, acing the 13th hole at Pembroke Pines using a pitching wedge Concord Rec field hockey The Concord Rec Program will be having a fall field hockey league for grades 2-5. Stephanie Johnson, coach of the Concord High … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

CHS sports photos Concord High School fall sports team photos will be taken tomorrow at 3 p.m. at CHS. Concord Friendly Kitchen 5K NHTI is hosting a 5K road race for the eighth consecutive year to help support Concord’s Friendly Kitchen Sept. 7 at 8:30 a.m. on NHTI’s … 0

Merrimack Valley School District starts school year with full-day kindergarten

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

For the first time in Merrimack Valley School District’s history, its five elementary schools today will welcome full-day kindergarten students. It marks a significant programming change for a district that has offered half-day kindergarten since the 1980s. The … 4

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, August 25, 2014

Golf results Dan Doyle shot a 138 over two days of golf at Pembroke Pines and Canterbury Woods to win the Concord Men’s City Championship. Bob Landry (150) and Tom Levins (159) rounded out the top three gross scores. Russ Matthews (140) was the net score champion, with … 0

Tim O’Sullivan column: All eyes on Niyomugabo at Merrimack Valley

Sunday, August 24, 2014

The officials were supposed to be protecting the quarterbacks. But when it came to Merrimack Valley’s Ivan Niyomugabo, the striped shirts changed from protectors into spectators. The Pride traveled to Monadnock on Friday and before the scrimmage, the … 0

Ivan Niyomugabo by the numbers

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Ivan Niyomugabo’s numbers through his first three seasons at MV: 3,550 passing yards 1,983 rushing yards 41 passing TDs 24 rush TDs Highlight video: www.hudl.com/athlete/2816032/ivan-niyomugabo … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Golf results The Heating Hot Shots shot a 62 to win the Boscawen Old Home Day Golf Classic at the Links at Den Brae. Captain Matt Robideau, Jeremy Kyle, Joseph DiPietro and Al Romano defeated The Four Putz (captained by Mark Davis and joined by Chad Davis, Bernie … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Hopkinton MS sports Practice begins Monday at 3 p.m. for all Hopkinton Middle School 7th- and 8th-graders who are interested in competing in soccer, field hockey or cross country this fall. Meet at the high school and make sure you have a physical on file with the school … 0