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Merrimack Valley's Izzy Hoyt pushes the ball across the pitch during Tuesday's field hockey game against Kennett on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. Merrimack Valley lost, 1-2.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

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 Kenney, jr., MF; Lauryn Masse, jr., D; Kylee Warren, so., G; Chloe Rattee, so., D Outlook: “We have many returning starters, but …

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 played well defensively. Youth football The Concord Capitols improved their record to 2-0 with a …

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, 93-70. ECGR was led by Jimmy Thorpe (31 points), Coleton Neely (26 points) and Jackson …

People for Aug. 20, 2015

Thursday, August 20, 2015

BELMONT Ken Knowlton received a community service award from the Lakes Region Planning Commission for providing 17 years of guidance and leadership to the Belmont Conservation Commission and leading a successful program to increase the amount of preserved land within Belmont by more than 700 acres. NORTHFIELD Melissa …

Concord’s Pinkham looking to make it big on academy soccer scene

Thursday, August 20, 2015

If you were driving on Humphrey Street late last fall and suddenly found yourself in the middle of a soccer game, you can thank Christopher Pinkham for that. Pinkham, 16, can’t get enough soccer. So after he helped …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Sunset League champions Century 21 (pictured) was crowned the Sunset League champions after defeating Grappone in the best-of-five finals, 3-1. Front row: Keith Simpson, Steve Auger, Nik Beeson, Alex Fredette. Back row: Ryan Hayden, Coach Steve DeStefano, Dustin …

Back to School at SAU 24

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Henniker Community School hennikercommunityschool.net First day: Aug. 26 Hours: 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open House: Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. Picture Day: Sept. 30 Center Woods Elementary School centerwoods.net First day: Aug. 26 Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open House: Sept. 10 at 5:30 p.m. Picture …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Franklin coaching openings The Franklin School District has the following coaching openings: certified athletic trainer for fall sports; JV boys’ basketball and assistant track and field at the high school level; and A and B boys’ basketball and baseball at the middle school level. Candidates should mail application, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Golf results Pete Annon and Mike Gallant set the early pace, later matched by Jim Steenbeke and Victor Racicot, with better-ball scores of 8-under par 62 to win Sunday’s event at Concord Country Club. Five teams tied for third at 63. Coaches needed Pittsfield Middle High School needs …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Golf results Bill Ennis and Bill Varnell won the Fourball competition at Concord Country Club. They teamed for an 8-under par round of 62. Bob Rougier and Fred Hast came second with a round of 64. Andy Jalbert and Nancy Rheinhardt tied for first place in the Match …

Town Crier for Aug. 16, 2015

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Allenstown Games abound at Pow-Wow ∎ The Allenstown Town Clerk and Tax Collector’s window will be open Monday from 7:30 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. and Tuesday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. ∎ The Suncook Senior Center will hold a hearing health presentation by Beltone New England on …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Sunset League champs Century 21 earned the Sunset League title, defeating Grappone, 3-1, in the best-of-five series. ∎ Grappone won the first game, 3-1. Jon Clary threw a six-hitter to earn the win on the mound, while Jack Yvars had an RBI single to break a scoreless tie. Century …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, August 14, 2015

Youth basketball In Wednesday night’s 5th- and 6th-grade girls’ Sportszone summer basketball action, Bow fell to Derry, 27-18, but beat Pelham, 25-5. Offensively, Bow was led by Lyndsey LaPerle (15 points), Isabella LaPerle (six points), Catherine Windsor (five points) and Jess Chamberlin (four points). Leading rebounders were Anne …