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Winnisquam's Trevor Moran (55), Jake Snow (44) and Joey Correia (24) tackle Raymond's Tim Shallow (10) to the ground in the first quarter during Friday's 39-14 win over Raymond on Sept. 4, 2015.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

High schools: Serrano, Winnisquam click on all cylinders in 39-14 win over Raymond

Saturday, September 5, 2015

RAYMOND – It’s been known for years that Christian Serrano can run the ball. The question going into this season was how well Winnisquam’s leading rusher-turned-quarterback could throw it. As it turns out, quite well. Serrano guided the Bears with ease in his varsity debut under center, throwing a pair of touchdown passes in only one half of work to lead Winnisquam to a 39-14 victory over Raymond in the season opener. “We did everything we wanted to do,” said Coach Pat Riberdy, whose team was up 32-0 at halftime and scored the first 39 points of the game. “Today was one of those days …

High schools: Hopkinton’s Nadeau runs to season-opening win at Gilford

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Hopkinton’s Sarah Nadeau started the cross country season with a title, while the Bow boys (third) and Bow girls (fourth) were the top local teams at the 17-team Gilford Early Bird Invitational at Gunstock. Nadeau covered the 5-kilometer course in 21:14.3, besting runner-up Alex Curtis of White Mountains by 38.5 seconds. “(Nadeau) had a strong start to the season, distancing herself from the …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Caitlyn Shea, Concord girls’ volleyball, 37 assists in 3-2 win Cam Darrah, Pittsfield boys’ soccer, 3 goals, assist in 6-2 win Kelsey Dobbins, John Stark girls’ volleyball, 20 kills, 3 blocks in 3-1 win Ngongo Mungeta, Trevor Devanny, Concord boys’ soccer, 3 goals apiece in 9-0 victory Ellie Pope, Concord girls’ soccer, 2 goals in a 3-2 loss Sarah Nadeau, Hopkinton girls’ cross …

High schools: Merrimack Valley girls’ soccer gets measure of revenge in win over Coe-Brown

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Revenge was on the line Friday in Penacook in the season opener between the Merrimack Valley and Coe-Brown girls’ soccer teams. Coe-Brown was a semifinalist in Division II last season, after it dispatched Merrimack Valley in the first round of the playoffs. Merrimack Valley got its revenge, however, …

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

Friday, August 28, 2015

High school girls’ soccer outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Josh Hils (11th year) Last year: 15-4-0, reached semifinals Returning starters: Katie Clinch, jr., MF; Molly DeTrude, sr., B; Christen Gallant, sr., F; Kayla Patten, sr., B/MF; Kaitlyn Ross, …

NHIAA announces football playoff changes; soccer overtime rules nixed for season

Friday, August 28, 2015

Changes were the topic of the day at the NHIAA’s season-opening media day – the ones that are happening and aren’t happening alike. The NHIAA announced alterations to the high school football playoff system on Thursday, while also discussing the rescinding of new overtime rules for soccer before …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, August 28, 2015

Golf result Jon Ruggles and Jon Lang won the two-ball best ball event on Thursday at Concord Country Club with a 58. Second place, with a score of 60, went to Charlie Blake and Jon Lang, while Kevin Hobbs and Joe Drinon took third place with a score …

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

Thursday, August 27, 2015

High school boys’ soccer outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Christian Gompert (4th year) Last year: 15-2-0, reached quarterfinals Returning starters: Jayson Cleveland, sr., F; Liam Clinch, sr., MF; Jake Dunkerley, sr., F; Ethan Barbeau, jr., D; Corbin LeBlanc, …

High schools: Three local teams fall to Lebanon in golf opener

Thursday, August 27, 2015

GOLF Bishop Brady second, Coe brown third, john stark Fourth Key players: Lebanon- TJ Barber 38, Kyle Pelletier 39; John Stark – Jake Blanchett (48), Tyler Hazzard (53) Highlights/key moments: Lebanon (219) won its match at Carter Country Club in Lebanon. Bishop Brady (233), Coe-Brown (246) and John …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Golf results Jean VerPlanck, Brenda Thomas, Mary Hogan and Terry Blake won the Best of Four tournament at the Concord Country Club with a total score of 130. Tied for second place with rounds of 134 were the teams of Nancy Calder, Andy Jalbert, Cheryl Murphy and Carol …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Rec soccer signups Co-ed recreational soccer for seventh- and eighth-graders for the towns of Boscawen, Loudon, Penacook, Salisbury and Webster will be held Thursday from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Penacook Elementary School. Contact Tami Porter at penacooksoccer@yahoo.com or 724-3280 for information. Yoga class Pembroke Recreation will sponsor a …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Golf city champions The 2015 Concord Men’s City Championship was played at Beaver Meadow Golf Course and Canterbury Woods Country Club on Saturday and Sunday. Bob Landry (pictured) of Loudon CC won the gross championship, shooting a two-day …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, August 24, 2015

Youth football The Concord Capitols U11 5th-grade football team opened the season with a 6-2 victory over Windham on Sunday. The Capitols scored the game-winning touchdown on a long pass from Matt O’Rourke to Peter Reid with 40 seconds left in the game. The Capitols defense led the …