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Merrimack Valley's Sydney Rollins (2) pushes past a Winnacunnet player during Thursday's 18-3 loss against Winnacunnet at Merrimack Valley High School in Penacook on May 28, 2015.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

High schools: Tide boys’ tennis team wins epic match over Derryfield in semifinals

Friday, May 29, 2015

MANCHESTER – The moment was impossibly full. Tension, drama, disbelief and release all crammed into a three-second window that the Concord boys’ tennis team flung open in victory. “This was the most exciting, most dramatic win I’ve had in all my years as a coach,” said Concord’s Dave Page, who is in his 11th year as the Crimson Tide’s head …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, May 29, 2015

McKayla Reale, Hopkinton softball, 4-for-5, 3 runs, double, 2 RBI in 15-6 win Taylor Darrell, Bow girls’ lacrosse, 6 goals in 19-12 loss Anna Stowell, Kearsarge girls’ lacrosse, 5 goals in 13-3 win Veronyca Daniels, Concord girls’ lacrosse, 5 goals, assist in 16-3 win Amanda Murray, Bow girls’ lacrosse, 4 goals in 19-12 loss Tess Masci, Hopkinton girls’ lacrosse, 4 goals in 7-6 …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Friday, May 29, 2015

High school tournaments today Track & field Division I championships At Winnacunnet H.S., Hampton, 4 p.m. Schedule of events: 4 p.m. – (girls, then boys) long jump, pole vault, javelin, shot put; (boys, then girls) triple jump, high jump, discus; 5 p.m. – (girls, then boys) 4x800 final; (boys, then girls) 110/100 hurdles trials, 100 trials; 6 p.m. – (girls, then boys) finals …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Memorial Day Bash champions The NH Comets 10U team won the Memorial Day Bash tournament over the weekend by going 6-0 and outscoring its opponent, 53-5. Co-MVPs Penelope Ayotte (two wins, two no-hitters, including a perfect game) and …

Hopkinton baseball, softball lead group of teams facing big matchups in final week

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Even before they get to the tests of the playoffs, the Hopkinton baseball and softball teams will take a final exam. The Hawks have rolled through both sports this season, posting a 12-1 record (in baseball) and 11-2 …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

High school tournaments today Boys’ tennis Division I quarterfinals No. 6 Pinkerton (11-3) at No. 3 Concord (13-1), 4 p.m. Head to head: Concord won 7-2 at Pinkerton a week and a half ago. Notes: The Tide has rolled through the season, sweeping eight of its matches and …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Soccer tourney champs The Seacoast Express United U18 girls team won its division at this past weekend’s GPS College Showcase in Massachusetts. The team won all five of its games, outscoring its opponents, 25-2. Players on the team …

Loudon man wants to build War on Terror Memorial

Monday, May 25, 2015

Preston Lawrence’s vision for a War on Terror memorial in New Hampshire began in Vermont. Lawrence, a longtime Loudon resident and son of an Air Force officer, was visiting a friend who is buried at Vermont Veterans Memorial …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, May 25, 2015

Golf results Steve Johnston and Jeff Towle took low honors in yesterday’s Best-Ball Tournament at Concord Country Club with a scorching round of 10-under par 60. Bill Krueger and Bob Mielcarz were a close second at 61. Three teams finished tied for third at 62. ∎ In CCC’s Women’s …

High schools: Astle sets school record in shot put as Kearsarge boys’ track takes third

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Zach Astle’s first throw was strong, but low – a line drive, as Kearsarge track and field Coach Ed Rehor observed, and he phrased it that way to his shot put star. Astle listened to his coach, went …

High school Stars of the Day

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Zach Astle, Kearsarge boys’ track, school record (56-4¾) for first place in shot put, second discus Nick Fleury, Hopkinton boys’ track, 1st in 100, 400, long jump Troy Davis, Kearsarge boys’ track, 1st in high jump, 2nd in long jump Jaila Remillard, Winnisquam girls’ track, 1st in 400 …

Merrimack Valley’s Ramsey lives up to high expectations

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Dave Irving spotted it early. After coaching Meredith Ramsey as a sixth- and seventh-grader on the Merrimack Valley Middle School track and field team, Irving had a scouting report for Bob Mullen, one of the high school track …

Meredith Ramsey’s MV records

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Senior Meredith Ramsey holds or is part of eight track and field records at Merrimack Valley. The breakdown: Outdoor – 100 meters (12.5 seconds), 200 (25.55), long jump (16 feet, 7 inches), 4x100 relay (49.07), 4x400 (3:59.29) Indoor – 4x160 (1:26.49), 4x200 (1:48.29), 4x400 (4:06.47) (Note: Her record …