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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 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Canterbury Woods CC golf Canterbury Woods held both its women’s and men’s club championships last weekend. Winners in the women’s championship flight were Beth Hamilton (first gross, 152) and Mindy Williams (second gross, 174), and Lise Swacha (first net, 141) and Barb Beers (second net, 142). Women’s first …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Youth basketball In 7th- and 8th-grade boys’ basketball action in the Sportszone summer league, Bow (2-7) lost its last game of the season to Team Tritto, 40-33. Offensively, Bow was led by Ben Harris (16 points), Nick Kyah (six points), Matt Cardarelli (six points) and Brian Carter (five …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

USEF runner-up Merrimack Valley Middle School eighth grader Jordan Wicklund and her pony, Ferdinand, placed second in the Medium Pony Hunter Over Fences at the USEF National Pony Finals in Lexington, Ky. over the weekend. Coaches needed John Stark Regional High School has the following coaching openings for …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

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. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

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 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

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 …