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Kendall Keim of John Stark (left) and Molly DeTrude of Coe-Brown both return to talented squads this season. Last year, Keim’s Generals beat DeTrude’s Bears in the D-II semifinals before falling in the title game.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

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, sr., B Top newcomers: Mackenzie Daly, fr., G/MF; Emily Olofson, fr., B; Hannah Daly, jr., MF; Jackie Joy, jr., B/MF; Chelsea MacCallion, …

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 they could take effect for the upcoming season. The new rules in soccer would have …

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 of 61. ∎ Concord Country Club would also like to congratulate Jon Lang for getting his …

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Sunday, August 9, 2015

Golf results For the second straight year, Nashua Country Club defeated Concord Country Club in their annual Interclub Match. Concord held a 4½-3½ lead after Saturday’s Fourball matches. After a nip-and-tuck start, Nashua won seven of the last eight singles matches to pull away to a 14½-9½ victory. …

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Saturday, August 8, 2015

Equestrian elite Concord’s Amy Cohen and Boscawen’s Jordan Wicklund both were awarded sportsmanship ribbons at the U.S. Equestrian Federation’s Pony Finals in Lexington, Ky., on Monday. Both girls competed in the medium pony hunters category, Cohen with her …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Comets softball teams take titles The New Hampshire Comets 12U Blue softball team went 6-0 and outscored its opponents 63-7 to win the Nor’Easters Classic, the team’s fifth tournament championship of the summer. The Comets were led offensively …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, August 7, 2015

Golf results Kevin Hobbs and Will Brunkhorst won the Two-Ball Best Ball event on Thursday at Concord Country Club, shooting a score of 60. Behind them were four teams shooting 61 including: Don Young and Tony Hartigan, Steve Murphy and Will Brunkhorst, Jon Lang and Jay Salamy, and …

Letter: Lessons from Cecil

Thursday, August 6, 2015

As outrage grows over the slaughter of Cecil the lion by a Minnesota dentist, here’s hoping it calls attention to the larger issue behind this horrific event: Do humans have the right to hunt animals in the first place, whether for sport or for food? This is a …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Softball results The NH Lightning 16U Black ASA softball team earned its fifth runner-up finish of the season during the 10th annual Caroline Farley Memorial Tournament in Hopkinton. The Lightning went 6-1, including a 3-0 record in pool play to earn the No. 3 seed in the elimination …

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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Youth basketball Bow (2-5) fell to Spartans Yellow, 68-22 in Sportszone 7th/8th-grade boys’ summer league action. Offensively, Bow was led by Cooper Larrabee (11 points) and Nick Aubrey (six points). Ben Harris and Steven Guerrette grabbed 12 rebounds apiece. Seabass Beaulieu and Brian Carter led the team in …

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

14U softball champs The NH Lightning 14U-Blue team ended its season with a title at the Caroline Farley Memorial Tournament, defeating the Salem White Hurricanes team, 4-3. In the championship game, Jessica Beeso hit a two-run double and …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Hole in one Kyle Brown shot a hole in one during the Pembroke Pines Country Club Member Guest on Saturday. Brown aced the 125-yard 16th hole. Concord CC results Will McLaughlin shot a 71 yesterday, tacking on to his 68 from Saturday, to conclude two days of spectacular …

Gutsy trick play helps New Hampshire overcome Vermont for 15th straight Shrine Game victory

Sunday, August 2, 2015

CASTLETON, Vt. – The New Hampshire team was about to run the play that would change the course of the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl, and as he lined up at his wide receiver position, Kyle Gaudet had one …