Rain
47°
Rain
Hi 50° | Lo 46°

Tilton

Hopkinton senior Austin Brehio (center front) battles Bow junior Thomas Poulin for possession of the ball as Sullivan Blair (left) looks on during Tuesday's boys' soccer game at Bow High School, October 21, 2014. Hopkinton was leading, 2-1, at the half.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

High schools: Hopkinton boys’ soccer team up to a challenge from Bow

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

BOW – For the first 39 minutes, it was all Hopkinton. The Hawks built a two-goal lead, dominated possession and didn’t allow Bow a shot on goal. But the Falcons scored just before the half and the match’s complexion changed. “As I’ve told any team I ever coached, if it’s a one-goal game at the half its anybody’s game in …

Merrimack Valley field hockey team wins in OT to reach quarterfinals

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

PENACOOK – Denied once, Cassidy Huckins wasn’t going to be denied a second time. The Merrimack Valley senior scored off the rebound of her own shot a minute and a half into sudden death overtime to give the eighth-ranked Pride (8-7-0) a 1-0 victory over No. 9 Hanover (6-8-1) in yesterday’s Division II …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

JV results The Concord JV girls’ soccer team defeated Timberlane, 1-0. Kaitlyn Jelly scored the lone goal, assisted by Quinn Makris. ∎ The Bow JV girls’ soccer team defeated Hopkinton, 4-3. Lea Crompton (two goals), Shannon Murray (goal), Gwen Molind (goal), Abbey Horner (two assists) and Amanda Fleury (assist) led Bow’s offense. Grace Clark (goal) and Ellie Morrall (two goals) scored for Hopkinton. Goalie …

High schools: Concord volleyball team finding its winning touch

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

There’s nothing wrong with being average, but the Concord High volleyball team aspires to be above average. Last night, it got there. For the first time this season, the Crimson Tide eclipsed .500, moving to 6-5 thanks to …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

JV results The Concord JV boys’ soccer team defeated Dover, 6-4. Justin Toler had a hat trick while Dan Detwiller, Raj Bhandari and Chris Ciolfi scored a goal each. ∎ The Concord JV girls’ soccer team beat Dover, 2-1. Quinn Makris and Olivia Cattabriga scored, while Leeza Richter provided …

Coaching keeps Amy Dutton going as she wages her battle against cancer

Monday, October 6, 2014

Cancer couldn’t keep Amy Dutton from the sidelines. Despite being diagnosed with both breast and ovarian cancer in November of 2011, Dutton hasn’t missed a season as the Belmont girls’ soccer coach. In fact, Dutton has doubled down …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, October 6, 2014

Middle school results The Deerfield boys’ cross country team won the Thetford, Vt., Woods Trail Run for the second straight year, led by Forest MacKenzie’s first-place finish in 9:29. MacKenzie (pictured) also won the Manchester Invitational last week …

High schools: Belmont girls dominate in homecoming game

Sunday, October 5, 2014

For five members of the Belmont girls’ soccer team, it was the last homecoming game of their high school career. They made the most of the opportunity. Senior striker Cassie Contigiani scored a hat trick and senor wing Makayla Donovan dished out two assists to lead the offense …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, October 5, 2014

JV results The Bow JV field hockey team beat Hopkinton, 3-2. Laura Hoeker (two goals) and Katie Jenkins (goal, assist) led the attack, while Riley Hicks played well on defense. ∎ The Hillsboro-Deering JV girls’ volleyball team fell to Campbell. Catherine Montanez (four aces, two kills) and Lydia Powell …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Ireland Tawney, Hopkinton field hockey, 3 goals, assist in 7-2 win Dom Repucci, Hopkinton boys’ cross country, won Jeri Blair Invitational in 17:00.7 Sarah Ek, Concord field hockey, 3 goals in 4-2 win Madalyn Lover, John Stark girls’ volleyball, 6 aces, 27 assists in 3-0 win Owen Molind, …

High schools: John Stark girls show speed, depth in Jeri Blair Invitational victory

Saturday, October 4, 2014

While the Hopkinton girls’ cross country team featured two runners in the top four and three in the top eight in yesterday’s Jeri Blair Invitational in Belmont, it was John Stark that outkicked the field to finish with …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, October 4, 2014

JV results The Concord JV girls’ soccer team beat Manchester Central, 1-0. Maddi Therrien scored the lone goal. Goalkeeper Srilekha Nulie posted seven saves. ∎ The Hopkinton JV field hockey team lost to Bow, 3-2. Lilly Hoffman scored both goals for the Hawks, and Mackenzie Mele and Claire Reidy …

High schools: Two late goals help Bow girls’ soccer team escape with OT victory over Bishop Brady

Friday, October 3, 2014

The records and the Division III girls’ soccer standings told one story: two mismatched teams playing a relatively meaningless mid-season game. The play on the field told a completely different tale: two neighboring rivals squaring off in an …