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Coe Brown's Joel Boulanger follows through on his drive on the fourth hole at Pembroke Pines on Tuesday.

(GEOFF FORESTER  / Monitor staff)

High schools: Coe-Brown golf team breaks playoff drought

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Heading into its match at Pembroke Pines yesterday, the Coe-Brown Bears’ golf team (9-10) had one goal in mind: making the state tournament. From 2010-13, the Bears were on the outside looking in, combining for an 8-53 record, with only one win between 2011 and 2012. And the Bears delivered, shooting a 215 that was good for second place in the meet and enough to secure a berth in the end-of-season tournament. The Bears defeated host Pembroke Academy, which shot a 236, and lost to No. 1-seeded Windham (20-1), which shot a 202. “This is great for us,” Coe-Brown Coach Tim Tenasco said. “We’ve missed … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Doug Champagne, Bow golf, 33, medalist in victory Nicole Benedetti, Pembroke field hockey, 2 goals in 3-2 win Jarrett Davis, MV boys’ soccer, goal, 2 assists in 3-1 win Matt LaTourette, Concord golf, medalist, even par 36 Kyle Kolehmainen, John Stark golf, medalist, 39 Maddie Cheney, Bow girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 3-1 win … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Charity 5K champion Matthew Bartolotti of Henniker (pictured above, left) won the Michael G. Williams Memorial Fun Run 5K with a time of 20:52. The was race organized by John Stark senior Jessie Osgood (above right) for her capstone project. Brandon Langdon, an eighth-grader at Henniker Community School, finished second with a time … 0

With warmer temps, Gordon turns fastest practice lap

Sunday, September 21, 2014

LOUDON – Maybe there’s hope for beating Brad Keselowski today after all. The winner at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in July and pole-sitter for this afternoon’s Sylvania 300 was the fastest car again at yesterday’s morning practice, but … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, September 21, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV girls’ soccer team beat Pembroke, 2-0. Grace Clark and Ellie Morrall each scored for the Hawks, and the keeper tandem of Maggie Carney and Amelia Bassett notched the shutout. Cathen Hall had a solid game in the midfield and Krista Amoth led a … 0

Custer’s first stand lands 16-year-old Truck Series driver in Victory Lane

Sunday, September 21, 2014

LOUDON – Cole Custer didn’t know if there’d be time to recover after a questionable call on pit road with 27 laps left had him climbing out of a deep hole. The pole-sitter for yesterday’s NASCAR Camping World … 1

For NASCAR, race is on to tap into bracket hype

Saturday, September 20, 2014

The New Hampshire Motor Speedway, along with its NASCAR partners, are betting on a bracket. This year, the NASCAR playoff chase, which rolls into Loudon today with the Sylvania 300, will take a play out of the college basketball playbook, introducing the NASCAR Perfect Grid Challenge. With $100,000 … 0

High schools: Offense is Tide’s best defense in 5-0 field hockey win

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Sometimes a potent offense is all you need. Concord’s defense spent most of yesterday’s game in the midfield rather than defending its goal, the Crimson Tide field hockey team scored in the first two minutes, and relentless offensive … 0

Truck Series driver Sauter finds major happiness in NASCAR’s minor leagues

Saturday, September 20, 2014

LOUDON – Johnny Sauter has seen plenty of them. They’re the young drivers who come up through the Camping World Truck Series, looking for a stepping-stone on their way up the NASCAR ladder. Darrell Wallace Jr. is one … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Dylan Thomson, Concord boys’ soccer, goalie scored 2 goals on PKs in 4-2 win Cole Sporcic, Pembroke boys’ soccer, shutout, 2 penalty-kick saves in 3-0 win Molly Hagan, John Stark field hockey, game-winning goal in OT in a 2-1 win Corbin LeBlanc, Coe-Brown boys’ soccer, shutout in 1-0 … 0

Keselowski stays ahead of the field, winning pole for Sprint Cup race at NHMS

Saturday, September 20, 2014

LOUDON – Sprint Cup drivers yesterday could have voted on who should be considered the favorite for tomorrow’s Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The result would have been unanimous. “Somehow, my car has disappeared,” Denny Hamlin … 0

How the Chase drivers qualified

Saturday, September 20, 2014

How the 16 drivers in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship fared in yesterday’s qualifying at NHMS (listed in order of current spot in the standings): 1. Brad Keselowski, 1st 2. Jeff Gordon, 13th 3. Joey Logano, 7th 4. Kevin Harvick, 3rd 5. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 11th … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Bass fishing meet John Stark Regional High is hosting a high school fishing tournament today at Chase Park on Horace Lake in Weare. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the weigh-in at 1 p.m. Bow, Pembroke, John Stark (two teams), Kingswood, Winnacunnet and Con-Val … 0