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Concord goalie Amandaline Tibbals makes a save during Wednesday's 6-1 loss to Bishop Brady-Trinity at Everett Arena, Dec. 17, 2014.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

High schools: Brady-Trinity pours it on in opening 6-1 win over Concord

Thursday, December 18, 2014

For two-plus periods, it was a game. In 88 seconds, it turned into a rout. The Bishop Brady-Trinity girls’ hockey team was in charge throughout, taking a lead in the opening minutes that it wouldn’t relinquish. But Concord hung around, at times peppering the Brady-Trinity net. Then, midway through the final period last night, Brady-Trinity put the game away, turning …

Freshmen lead the charge as Concord boys blank Brady, 3-0

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The smaller-than-normal crowd was relatively quiet, the student sections thin. The annual pre-Christmas showdown between the Concord and Bishop Brady hockey teams has lost some of its luster. But you’ll never convince the players of that … especially the freshmen jumping into the crosstown rivalry for the first time. And those freshmen came …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Sarah Plourde, Bishop Brady-Trinity girls’ hockey, 33 saves in 6-1 win Tyler Mattos, Kearsarge boys’ basketball, 19 points, 9 rebounds in 58-40 loss Adrian Hadley, Pittsfield boys’ basketball, 17 points, 7 rebounds in 74-44 loss …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, December 6, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV girls’ basketball team won its season opener over Mascoma, 39-27. Lyndon Flannigan scored 10 points and grabbed four rebounds, while Lily Scammon (six points, three steals) played a solid all-around game. Caroline Flood (10 points, 10 boards, three assists, three steals) and Abby …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Chay Cadarette, Belmont, 15 points, 20 rebounds in 45-35 win Devi Kraushaar, Kearsarge, 15 points in 67-11 win Maddie Clark, Hopkinton, 16 points in 47-35 win …

My Turn: Contemplating the $100 Christmas

Friday, December 5, 2014

The power is back on, Thanksgiving is over, let the financial race to ruin we call Christmas begin! If there are any lessons to be learned from this last power outage, it is that less can be way more when combined with a healthy dose of gratitude. Our …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, December 5, 2014

Middle school results The Hopkinton Middle School boys’ basketball team lost in the final second in its opener to Conant, 54-52. Hopkinton was led by Kevin Newton-Delgado with 20 points, Caleb Yianakololos and Mike Baer with 10 points each and Ben Bickford with six points. Colby Quiet and …

Capsule preview outlook of the area’s high school D-III and D-IV girls’ basketball teams

Friday, December 5, 2014

High school D-III and D-IV girls’ basketball outlook Belmont Division: III Coach: Mark Dawalga (3rd year) Last year: 10-10, reached second round Returning players: Cassie Contigiani, sr.; Jackelyn Robarge, sr.; Makayla Donovan, sr.; Chayleigh Cadarette, sr.; Courtney Claremont, jr.; Andreya Murphy, jr.; Megan Prescott, jr.; Shannon Davies, so.; …

Letter: Wrong priorities

Thursday, December 4, 2014

It was the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. We were having a terrible snowstorm, as we all know. I was driving home from work at about 3 p.m. when I turned on North Pembroke Road off of Route 28. I was happy to see that I was behind a plow …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Middle school results The Deerfield Community School girls’ basketball team defeated Epsom Middle School, 32-27. Leading scorers for Deerfield were Ashley Nault and Caroline Clark. ∎ The Rundlett girls’ A basketball team lost to Bedford. Helen Massah, Paige Weatherbee, Quinn Daniels, Anaya Nadeau and Carly Torrence led the defense. …

Pembroke’s ‘one-in-a-million’ dance teacher surprised with a retirement party

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

After nearly 50 years of teaching the art, Pembroke’s beloved Helene O’Brien had one last dance with her students Saturday at her surprise retirement party. The founder of O’Brien’s Dance Studio thought she was going out to dinner …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Youth hockey The Brine Team Sales Concord Capitals Mite 1 team dropped both games this past weekend. In Saturday’s 10-7 loss against the Back Bay Squirt 1 team, Dawson Fancher (three goals), Cameron Plumb (two goals) and Colin Ala (two goals) scored, with Henry Brochu (two assists) also …

Letter: Save the cats

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

I am outraged at the speed that the feral cats were killed (only sick and suffering animals are euthanized) and that Gail Sherman was not notified prior to their decision (“Officials: Feral cats pose difficulties for shelters,” Sunday Monitor, Nov. 30). The kittens could have been domesticated and …