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Bow's Danni DesRuisseaux (2) prepares to make a kick before Hopkinton's Cathen Hall (9) can pose a threat during Thursday's soccer game at Bow High School, Sept. 3, 2015. Bow defeated Hopkinton, 3-0.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

High schools: Strong second half lifts Bow girls’ soccer over familiar foe Hopkinton

Friday, September 4, 2015

The Bow girls’ soccer team has kept alive its winning ways from its past two championship seasons. It would be a stretch, however, to say that the team has looked perfect in the early going. On Thursday, against a nemesis no less, the Falcons took a step toward recapturing that state title form. Danni DesRuisseaux netted a pair of second-half …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, September 4, 2015

Danni DesRuisseaux, Bow girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 3-0 win Doug Champagne, Bow golf, medalist with 3-under 33 in win Taryn Hubley, Kearsarge girls’ soccer, freshman scored 3 goals in 4-0 win Lyndon Flanigan, Hopkinton field hockey, freshman scored 2 goals in 3-0 win Maddie Winters, Hillsboro-Deering girls’ soccer, 2 goals, 3 assists in 10-1 win Cooper Johnson, Hillsboro-Deering boys’ soccer, 3 goals …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school girls’ volleyball teams

Friday, September 4, 2015

High school girls’ volleyball outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Rick Veno (5 th year) Last year: 14-5, reached semifinals Returning starter: Katie Dyer, sr., OH Top newcomers: Jordan Lippmeire, MH; Kerri Riley, OH; Casey Davies, sr., MH Outlook: “We are in a rebuilding year after graduating eight seniors from last year’s roster,” Coach …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school field hockey teams

Sunday, August 30, 2015

High school field hockey outlook Merrimack Valley Division: II Coach: Kim Kenney (21st year) Last year: 8-8-0, reached quarterfinals Returning starters: Izzy Hoyt, sr., F; Grace Montgomery, jr., F; Raegan Baillargeon, jr., F/D; Jess Mulleavey, jr., MF; Madyn …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, August 30, 2015

JV results The Bow High girls’ JV soccer team tied Fall Mountain, 1-1, through double overtime. Scoring the lone goal for Bow was Savannah Twombly. Amanda Marshall and Kayleigh Marshall were dynamic in the midfield and Zoe Jukoski applied great pressure up top. Megan Remick and Julia Landcastle …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Basketball champions The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Concord recently held its men’s summer league championship games. In the A Division championship game, East Concord Grass Roots (pictured, left) completed an undefeated season defeating New Heights Roofing, …

Town Crier for Aug. 30, 2015

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Allenstown Volunteers needed to help at the community table ∎ The Knights of Columbus will sponsor a blood drive Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Parish Hall, 10 School St. For more information, call 485-3113. ∎ The Allenstown Historical Society will meet Wednesday at …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, August 29, 2015

T.J. Hennessey, Belmont boys’ soccer, 4 goals in 5-2 win Jayson Cleveland, Coe-Brown boys’ soccer, 2 goals in 3-2 overtime win Pano Galatas, H-D boys’ soccer, 2 goals in a 4-1 win Ellie Pope, Concord girls’ soccer, 2 goals and an assist in 4-2 win Heather Sefton, Merrimack …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 29, 2015

JV results The John Stark girls’ JV soccer team defeated Sanborn, 5-0. John Stark maintained possession throughout the game and had a constant barrage of shots and crosses to give the Generals the advantage. Quianna Willard and Becca McLaughlin scored in the first half and Rachael Keon, Willard …

High schools: Merrimack Valley girls’ soccer gets measure of revenge in win over Coe-Brown

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Revenge was on the line Friday in Penacook in the season opener between the Merrimack Valley and Coe-Brown girls’ soccer teams. Coe-Brown was a semifinalist in Division II last season, after it dispatched Merrimack Valley in the first round of the playoffs. Merrimack Valley got its revenge, however, …

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, …

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 …

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 …