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The boys wave leaves the starting line in yesterday's cross country meet at Pembroke Academy.  (Alan MacRae/for the Monitor)

High schools: Late goal propels MV boys’ soccer team past John Stark, 2-1

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Take two teams with similar records and at similar stages of development and what do you get? A one-goal game decided in the final 15 minutes of play. John Stark (2-4) pulled even with Merrimack Valley (2-3) in the 65th minute of yesterday’s Division II boys’ soccer match, and two minutes later, the Valley answered back to come away with … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Sierra Schuster, Hopkinton field hockey, 3 goals, 1 assist in 5-2 win Ben Davis, MV boys’ soccer, game-winning goal late in second half of 2-1 win Becky Rapoza, Winnisquam volleyball, 9 kills, 11 digs in 3-0 win … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, September 18, 2014

JV results The Concord High JV field hockey team tied Merrimack, 2-2. Ella Fabozzi scored both goals and Angelica Carr led the defense. ∎ The Hopkinton JV field hockey team tied Stevens, 0-0. Claire Reidy and Jen Lewis played strong for the Hawks. ∎ The H-D JV boys’ soccer team beat Stevens, 1-0, on Tuesday when Gavin Kennedy headed in a pass from Brad Sampson … 0

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

Early results show Boutin with lead in state Senate District 16

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

David Boutin, the three-time incumbent state senator from Hooksett, looked to be on his way toward a narrow victory last night against far-right primary challenger Jane Cormier in District 16. As of press time, Boutin had secured 54 percent of the vote with five of seven precincts reporting, … 0

High schools: Concord boys’ soccer team wins battle against Pinkerton

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

For most Division I boys’ soccer teams, Concord is a measuring stick. The Crimson Tide, after all, has been to the semifinals six of the last nine years. But the Tide also needs to test itself against top … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

JV results The Concord JV boys’ soccer team fell to Pinkerton, 1-0. The Astros scored the game’s only goal in the fifth minute. Will Cass played well at keeper for the Crimson Tide (3-1), while Matt Perrault played well in back. ∎ The Hopkinton girls’ JV soccer team suffered … 0

High schools: Hopkinton on the run to a pair of cross country wins

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Just 10 days removed from the season-opening early bird meet in Gilford, the Hopkinton High cross country teams are shaving minutes off their times. Yesterday in North Sutton, all 10 of the Hawks’ scoring runners dropped their times … 0

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

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

High school girls’ volleyball outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Rick Veno (4th year) Last year: 18-1, D-II champion Returning st arters: Amanda Riley, sr., OH; Debbie Peabody, sr., L; Emma Easler, sr., MB; Abby Ahern, sr., OH; Katie Tomaszewski, sr., MB; Lacey Locke, sr., S Top newcomers: Casey … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

College standouts Hopkinton’s Storm Sideleau, a freshman on the Vassar College field hockey team, was named Liberty League Rookie of the Week. Sideleau scored her first collegiate goal and added an assist in a pair of wins over the weekend. ∎ Kearsarge graduate Lindy Heffernan, from Sutton Mills, ran … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Concord Crew Concord Crew hosted its first fall regatta of the season yesterday in conjunction with Weekend on the Water. Teams competing included Concord Crew, Bedford, Manchester Central, Great Bay Rowing and Souhegan. Concord men’s and women’s 4s … 0

High schools: John Stark football sees signs of encouragement in 35-14 loss to Milford

Sunday, September 7, 2014

WEARE – The final score didn’t suggest it, but John Stark football Coach Jim O’Rourke knew his team made a step forward in its opener, even while the Milford Spartans gathered to celebrate a three-score victory on the … 0