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John Stark's Kyle Booker carries for a chunk of his 81 yards rushing on 10 carries during the Generals' 28-17 victory over Con-Val on Friday night. Booker scored two touchdowns. (Bob Welsh / For the Monitor)

High schools: Bishop Brady football exacts some revenge, opens with 35-34 victory at Epping

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Last season the Epping-Newmarket football embarrassed Bishop Brady. Twice. The Blue Devils beat the Green Giants, 33-21, in last year’s regular season and shut them out in a 28-0 Division III East title game victory, but yesterday’s season opener was anything but a blowout. Brady quarterback Brendan Johnson threw for 200 yards and five touchdowns, including one to Andrew Jousset … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, September 14, 2014

JV results The Pittsfield JV boys’ soccer team beat Mount Royal, 2-0, on Friday. Cam Darrah and Casey Clark scored, while Brandon Smith, Tyler Darrah and Jacob Marcotte also played well. Pittsfield beat Moultonborough, 2-1, on Thursday. Cam Darrah scored twice, while Gabe Anthony and Matt St. George played well defensively in front of Gavin Knight (seven saves). Middle school result The Pittsfield … 0

High schools: Bow field hockey keeps hot start going with comeback win over Littleton

Saturday, September 13, 2014

If Bow field hockey Coach Lauren DiRenzo had to compare the first 10 minutes of her team’s game against Littleton to something, it would have been a classic Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi match. “The first 10 minutes of the game were crazy,” said the coach, whose team scratched its way to a … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Leo Sudieh, Concord football, 258 all-purpose yards (192 rushing, 66 receiving) Tucker Burt, MV football, 6 carries, 126 yards, 3 TDs Emilee Harlow, Pembroke girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 2-1 win Doug Champagne, Bow golf, medalist, 4 under par, 32 Frank Demaria, Bow boys’ soccer, game-winning goal in … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, September 13, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV boys’ soccer team defeated Bishop Brady, 5-1. Gerry Donahue had two goals and an assist. Dustin Rose had two goals and Michael Ciance rounded out the scoring. Chandler Cressy and Carmen Repucci both played strong games. ∎ The Concord JV girls’ soccer lost, to … 0

High schools: Hopkinton golf team off to 11-0 start

Friday, September 12, 2014

You know you’re doing something right when you get a nickname. Hopkinton’s Nick Fairneny, aka Nicky Fairway, took medalist honors for the third straight match, helping the Hawks add three more victories to their undefeated record (11-0). Hopkinton … 0

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, September 12, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (with last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ X-C (1) The four-time defending D-II champs swept the top five spots Tuesday in Portsmouth. 2. BOW FOOTBALL (2) The Falcons open their D-III title defense tomorrow against a tough Campbell team. 3. BOW GOLF (5) … 0

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school cross country teams

Friday, September 12, 2014

High school cross country outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coaches: Tim Cox (15th year) and Brenth Tkaczyk (16th year) Last year: Boys: 3rd; Girls: D-II champion Returning starters: Boys: Jared Nelson, jr.; Jake Scarponi, jr.; Zach Flanagan, jr.; Davio Deluca, so. Girls: Hannah Parker, sr.; Megan Scannell, jr.; Katie … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, September 12, 2014

Andy Arnold, Kearsarge golf, medalist honors with even-35 Joel Bolanger, Coe-Brown golf, team-low 37 Chase Patterson, John Stark boys’ soccer, shutout in 2-0 win Kelsey Scott, Belmont girls’ soccer, game-winning goal with 4 minutes left … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, September 12, 2014

College standouts Canterbury’s Jessie Bergeron had five aces, 10 digs and served up 12 points in a row, helping the NHTI women’s volleyball team to a three-set sweep of Lyndon State, 25-20, 25-13, 26-24. ∎ Bow’s Sarah Carlson, a freshman at Castleton State College, scored her fourth goal of … 0

High schools: Concord golf team a solid second in first home meet

Thursday, September 11, 2014

The Concord golf team’s first-ever home match played at Pembroke Pines, the Tide’s new home course, is symbolic of where Coach Ed Deshaies says his team stands – “still getting comfortable and finding their roles.” But despite all … 1

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Matt LaTourette, Concord golf, even-par 36, medalist Caitlyn Shea, Concord volleyball, 27 assists in 3-0 win Doug Champagne, Bow golf, 35, medalist Adam Devine, Kearsarge golf, 37, medalist Kaleigh Davis, Kearsarge girls’ soccer, second straight shutout in 1-0 win … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, September 11, 2014

JV results The Concord JV girls’ soccer team lost to Exeter, 4-0. Srilekha Nuli made eight saves. ∎ The Concord JV field hockey team defeated Exeter, 2-0. Izzy Dunn and Delia Barry each tallied one goal. Hayley Munroe and Emily Otto played strong defense. ∎ The Belmont JV volleyball team … 0