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Coe-Brown's Amanda Riley spikes the ball down on Gilford's Stevie Orton during Monday's game at Coe-Brown Northwood Academy.   (Alan MacRae/for the Monitor)

High schools: Coe-Brown volleyball finishes sweep with a flourish

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Coe-Brown girls’ volleyball team needed a tremendous comeback in the third game in order to preserve a sweep over Gilford. They pulled it off, wrapping up a 3-0 victory over the Golden Eagles in Northwood last night. The win pulls the Bears (6-2) into a tie for fourth place in the conference with the Golden Eagles (6-2). The Bears’ frontcourt threesome of middle hitter Emma Easler (eight kills), setter Lacey Locke (11 assists) and outside hitter Abigail Ahern (10 kills) dominated from the opening serve. After winning the first two games handily, Coe-Brown had to fight through a back-and-forth third game as Gilford was … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Concord Crew result The Concord crew team had first-place showings from the men’s first varsity eight, men’s second varsity four, men’s novice eight, women’s second varsity eight and women’s novice four Saturday at the Waterworks Challenge Regatta. The event was held at Lake Massabasic in Manchester, where eight New Hampshire area crew teams … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, September 29, 2014

Golf tournament “Team Stringer,” the team made up of Scott Haskell, Ian Stringer, Jay Darrah and Jason Carr (pictured above), won the PMHS Boys’ Basketball Golf Tournament at Loudon Country Club with a score of 11-under. Youth hockey results The Concord Capitals Peewee 2 team defeated Framingham, Mass., 4-3. Knox Brown, Drew O’Brian, … 0

Bow football clicks as a unit, routs Bishop Brady 62-0

Sunday, September 28, 2014

It was a homecoming that belonged to everybody. Nine touchdowns by eight different players. Four turnovers created by the defense. Two turnovers created by special teams. Three quarterbacks taking snaps. As Bow Head Coach Paul Cohen succinctly put it – “it was a great team victory.” All varsity … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, September 28, 2014

JV results The Bow High School JV girls’ soccer team defeated Bishop Brady, 5-1. Lea Crompton (three goals), Molly Garrett (two goals, assist), Abbey Horner (two assists), Shannon Murray (assist) and Sarah Martin (assist) led Bow’s offense. Emily Amsden played a complete game for Bow in net, making … 0

As American Legions fizzle, the new school pops

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Last week was a busy one for Bob Blodgett, a 79-year-old whose service spanned five decades. He spent eight hours repairing the floor at Epsom’s American Legion hall. He then turned around and prepared a chicken dinner for … 0

High schools: Bow field hockey team goes to OT to beat rival Bishop Brady

Saturday, September 27, 2014

After dropping its first two games to start the season, the Bishop Brady High girls’ field hockey team rebounded in a big way, winning its next four games. Bow also won four straight after failing to win its opener. Having shaken off sluggish starts, the two met yesterday … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Christian Serrano, Winnisquam football, 12 carries, 238 yards, 4 TDs Kirsten Wiesner, Bow field hockey, game-winning goal in OT Christen Gallant, Coe-Brown girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 2-0 win Matt McFall, John Stark golf, medalist, even-36 Justus Turk, Pembroke boys’ soccer, 2 goals, 1 assist in win Richard … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, September 27, 2014

JV result The Bow JV field hockey team defeated Bishop Brady, 2-0. Erin Boldwin scored both goals, with assists coming from Laura Hoeker, Shannon Ford and Cassie Meaney. Jennie Ess and Katie Vozella played well in front of goalie Sara Anoli. ∎ The Pembroke JV boys’ soccer team topped … 0

Letter: Gotta love Pittsfield

Friday, September 26, 2014

To the good citizens of Pittsfield: I was going to skip voting day at the town hall. I mean, it was only the primary election and not the real thing. Well, about a week before, Mike Brewster called to get on me for not getting involved in the … 0

High schools: Pembroke girls’ soccer team finds finishing touch in second half

Friday, September 26, 2014

A scoreless first half didn’t mean the Pembroke girls’ soccer team was being shut down. Far from it. The Spartans had their chances. They just missed by inches. Or sailed just high of the net. Or clanged off … 0

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, September 26, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (with last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ X-C (1) The Bears had five runners in the top seven to take first in the Black Bear Invitational. 2. BOW FOOTBALL (3) The Falcons (2-0) have allowed just four first downs in two games. 3. … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, September 26, 2014

Jeremiah Boulter, Concord Christian boys’ soccer, 3 goals in 3-1 win Kymberlee Bergstresser, H-D girls’ soccer, 3 goals (including game-winner) in 4-3 OT win Emilee Harlow, Pembroke girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 3-1 win Brooke Shatney, Stark girls’ soccer, 2 assists in 2-1 win over 1st place Hanover … 0