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Merrimack Valley's Brady Wentworth slides safely onto second base as Manchester West's Christian Olivo catches the ball during the first game of a double header at Merrimack Valley on Saturday, April 19, 2014.  

(ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff)

High Schools: MV baseball team looks sharp in doubleheader sweep of Manchester West

Sunday, April 20, 2014

As far as Merrimack Valley baseball Coach Sean Wheeler was concerned, yesterday’s doubleheader against Manchester West couldn’t have gone much better. “We were great in all aspects,” Wheeler said after his team swept the Blue Knights by scores of 5-3 and 11-1. “We got the bats going, our pitching was great and it was a very encouraging performance for us … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, April 20, 2014

JV result The Pembroke Academy JV softball team fell to Portsmouth, 11-4. Alyssa Martin pitched well, while Nichole Wilson and Kaitlin Thomas were solid defensively. Dakota Ordway and Mackenzie LeBlanc contributed offensively. ∎ The Hopkinton JV softball team defeated Manchester West, 11-5, on Friday afternoon. Pitcher Alexis Blanchette had 13 strikeouts to lead the way in the circle, while Daniella Teveras was solid at … 0

Parents of Pembroke basketball players voice frustration

Sunday, April 20, 2014

After news broke last week that Division I schools are refusing to schedule games against the Pembroke Academy boys’ basketball team for the 2014-15 season, Pembroke school officials held an informational meeting with players’ parents Thursday night. “It was a bunch of aggravated parents,” said David Beaucher, whose son, Matt, is a Pembroke … 3

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school volleyball teams

Thursday, April 17, 2014

High school boys’ volleyball outlook Coe-Brown Division: I Coach: Ryan Smith (2nd year) Last year: 6-10, did not qualify for tournament Returning starters: Charles Swansburg, so., OH Top newcomers: Borja Rodriguez, jr.; Isaiah Allen, fr.; William Girard, fr. Outlook: The Bears are young, with no seniors and with … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, April 17, 2014

JV results The Concord JV baseball team lost to Manchester Central, 8-3. Jared Grondin went 2-for-2 and Matt LaTourette chipped in with two hits and an RBI. ∎ The Concord girls’ JV lacrosse team lost to Pinkerton, 11-7. Becca Proulx and Addie Palisi led the Tide with two goals … 0

Letter: A curious sponsorship

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

So Citizens United, the prime force behind the lawsuit to have corporations treated as “people,” sponsors the summit in Manchester where everyone speaks about protecting individual freedoms. Really? SUSAN WHITBECK Pembroke … 6

Coe-Brown girls’ track wins easily at home; boys finish third

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Coe-Brown girls’ track and field team made a statement at their home meet against Portsmouth and Kennett, scoring 105 points and handily defeating Portsmouth (31) and Kennett (27). The Bears had 10 athletes win a total of 12 events. Leading the way were Alley Savioli (first shotput, … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

JV results The Kearsarge JV softball team beat Hillsboro-Deering, 19-9. ∎ The Concord JV baseball team dropped its opener to Trinity Monday, 9-7. Sean Fallon had two hits for the Tide. Matt LaTourette ripped a triple and Cass Parker added an RBI to lead the offense. Youth lacrosse results … 0

Pembroke Academy boys’ basketball faces backlash, no schedule

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Principals and athletic directors statewide, concerned that Pembroke Academy has violated rules to build its championship boys’ basketball program, say they won’t play the team next season, leaving Pembroke with no schedule and continuing the longtime view that … 10

High school stars of the day

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Jeremy Caruso, Pembroke baseball, 4-for-4 in 9-7 win Kianna Daudelin, Coe-Brown softball, 8 strikeouts and no walks in complete game shutout, 3-for-4 Becca Shatney, Hopkinton softball, 10 strikeouts in 6-1 win Nate Corriveau, Bow baseball, 9 strikeouts and 2 hits in complete game shutout, 2-for-4, 2 RBI Josh … 0

High schools: Hopkinton beats Bishop Brady, 6-1, in baseball opener

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Neither team had much outdoor time, nor could they have prepared for the wind that whipped across the field throughout the game, but both Hopkinton and Bishop Brady tried to make the most out of what they had … 0

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

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

High school boys’ lacrosse outlook Bow Division: II Coach: Ross Mondello (4th year) Last year: 11-5, lost in semifinals Returning starters: Devin Calkins, sr., A; Matt Sanford, sr., A; Dylan LaBranche, sr., A; Devin Barker, sr., A; Luke Laboe, sr., MF; Tyler Herrick, sr., MF; Trevor Garrett, sr., … 0

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

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

High school girls’ lacrosse outlook Bow Division: II Coach: Alli Brooks (1st year) Last year: 5-9, did not make tournament Returning Starters: Kirsten Bresson, sr., D; Julia Currier, so., A; Sarah Davis, sr., D; Collette Gould, jr., D; Brooke Johnson, so., MF; Allie Krause, sr., MF; Katie Lawson, … 0