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Concord's Angel Feliz presses to the finish line to take second place in the boys' 100 meter dash during the NHIAA Division 1 track and field championship at Winnicunnet High School in Hampton on Friday, May 29, 2015.  (Alan MacRae/for the Monitor)

Concord girls finish strong to grab eighth place; Feliz leads boys to 10th

Saturday, May 30, 2015

HAMPTON – The sun was setting and dusk was approaching to end what had been a quiet afternoon for the Concord track and field team. And then the Crimson Tide’s girls’ distance runners had their say. The Concord girls got 18 of their 33 points in the day’s last six events, netting top-four performances from Erin Waters in the 800-mile run and Cassie Shea and Jennika Mannesto in the 3,200 to lead them to eighth place at the Division I championships at Winnacunnet High School. Bedford took first with 116.5 points, followed by Londonderry (75), Exeter (59.5), Pinkerton (54) and Nashua North (51). The boys’ …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Kyle Slevira, Hopkinton baseball, complete game with 4 strikeouts, RBI at the plate in a 2-1 loss Cam Chatfield, Winnisquam baseball, two 2-run singles (4 RBI) in 7-4 win Allie Trowsdale, Winnisquam softball, complete-game win, 7 strikeouts, 0 earned runs in 6-3 win Sam Valcourt, John Stark girls’ lacrosse, 2 goals, 4 assists in 12-11 loss Anna Stowell, Kearsarge girls’ lacrosse, 8 goals …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, May 30, 2015

High school tournaments today Track & field Division II championships At Portsmouth H.S., 10 a.m. Schedule of events: 10 a.m. – girls’ long jump, javelin and boys’ triple jump, shot put, pole vault; 11:30 a.m. – girls’ 4x800 final, 100 hurdles trials, 100 trials, pole vault, shot put, high jump and boys’ 4x800 final, 110 hurdles trials, 100 trials, discus, long jump; 12:30 …

High school stars of the day

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Emma Moore, H-D softball, 2-RBI double in 5-4 win Rachael Capri, Franklin softball, game-winning 2-run double in 7th inning of 8-5 win Anna Stowell and Eleanor Angus, Kearsarge girls’ lax, 4 goals each in 11-6 win Glenn Dion, Pembroke boys’ lacrosse, 4 goals in 9-8 win Brody Fredericks, …

High school girls: Strong finish carries Hopkinton girls’ lacrosse team over Brady, 10-8

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The Hopkinton girls’ lacrosse team is coming together at the right time. After starting the season 0-4, the Hawks (5-6) earned their fifth win in the last seven games with a 10-8 victory yesterday over Bishop Brady (2-8). …

High school boys: Belmont baseball team rallied to nip Gilford, 4-3

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The home run not only broke a 2-2 tie, but it left the Belmont High baseball team with only six outs to work with. Yet the case holding the panic button would remain closed; in fact, there wouldn’t even be a motivational speech needed for a Red Raiders …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

JV results The Concord JV softball team (11-2) beat Keene, 16-4, in six innings. Taylor Carchide (three innings, 4 hits, walk, strikeout) and Jillian Dusseault (three innings, 3 hits, walk, two strikeouts) combined in the circle, while Sierra Pepper (3-for-4, triple, home run, two runs, two RBI), Piper …

Selectmen to weigh town’s concerns over interim chief

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

After two public hearings where residents have urged caution, Weare selectmen will take more time to consider whether Interim Police Chief Sean Kelly should be hired as town’s part-time chief. Last night, selectmen said they would take residents’ concerns under advisement and look closely at Kelly’s proposed three-year …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Rowing medalists Concord Crew participated in U.S. Rowing’s Northeast Regional Youth Championships over the weekend. Two boats earned medal status after two days of competition. The girls’ 3rd Varsity earned a bronze medal. The boys’ 2nd Varsity 4 …

Weare town officials look to residents for ideas on aging highway department building

Sunday, May 17, 2015

The Weare Public Works Department building is little more than a pole barn structure, supported by thick telephone poles rooted in the ground. The main building and the shed that houses the town’s highway trucks have stood at the end of Merrill Road since 1974. Town officials say …

High schools: Kearsarge boys’ lacrosse team has eyes on postseason

Sunday, May 17, 2015

The Kearsarge boys’ lacrosse team (6-5) may be young, but they’re learning quickly. After starting the season with a 2-4 reason, the Cougars have been on a hot streak, winning three of their last four games, including a …

High school Stars of the Day

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Justin Norris, Kearsarge boys’ lacrosse, 3 goals, 3 assists in 13-4 win Zach Astle, Kearsarge track, 1st shot put, 1st discus, 3rd javelin at CVC championships Maggie Jensen, Bow track, 1st 100 hurdles, 1st long jump, 1st triple jump, 2nd 300 hurdles in 7-team meet (Bow won) Jaila …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Freshman result The Concord freshman softball team moved to 9-1 with a 14-5 victory over Pinkerton. Brighid Weeden pitched a complete game for the win, giving up five hits and three earned runs while striking out 10. Kasie Maloney (three runs, two hits, four RBI) and Caitlyn Kelley …