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High school Stars of the Day

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Angela Beeso, John Stark girls’ soccer, goal in 1-0 OT win Elysia Carroll, H-D girls’ volleyball, 10 aces in 3-0 win Alex Lugar, Belmont girls’ volleyball, 14 digs in 3-2 win Jackelyn Robarge, Belmont girls’ volleyball, 7 digs, 6 kills in 3-2 win …

High schools: Belmont volleyball rallies from two-set hole to beat Inter-Lakes

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Belmont girls’ volleyball trailed Inter-Lakes, two sets to none and two points away from losing the third. What could have ended as a loss in straight sets instead became a come-from-behind 3-2 victory for the Red Raiders (5-9) over a higher-ranked Lakers team (8-6), one that all but clinched a spot for …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

JV results The Concord JV football team (6-2) lost to Bedford, 27-6. Josh Larner played well on offense and Alex Buteau played well on defense. ∎ The John Stark JV girls’ soccer team defeated Sunapee, 1-0. Nicole Durgin scored the lone goal late in the second half after an evenly-matched first half. ∎ The Hillsboro-Deering JV girls’ volleyball team defeated Stevens, 3-0, thanks to strong …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Izzy Gesen, Hopkinton field hockey, hat trick in win Caitlyn Keenan, Bow girls’ soccer, hat trick in win Emmy Campbell, Hopkinton field hockey, 6 saves, 7th shutout of the year Jacob Rockwood, Hopkinton boys’ soccer, 2 goals, 3 assists in win Riley McNicholas, Hopkinton boys’ soccer, hat trick, …

High school stars of the day

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Steph Resnick, Concord field hockey, 4 goals in 4-0 win Taylor Silverstein, Concord boys’ soccer, 2 goals in 2-1 OT win Shannon Davies, Belmont volleyball, 14 digs, 4 aces, 8 kills in 3-1 win Makayla Donovan, Belmont girls’ soccer, 3 goals, assist in 5-1 win Caitlyn Shea, Concord …

High schools: Concord volleyball team finding its winning touch

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

There’s nothing wrong with being average, but the Concord High volleyball team aspires to be above average. Last night, it got there. For the first time this season, the Crimson Tide eclipsed .500, moving to 6-5 thanks to …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

JV results The Concord JV boys’ soccer team defeated Dover, 6-4. Justin Toler had a hat trick while Dan Detwiller, Raj Bhandari and Chris Ciolfi scored a goal each. ∎ The Concord JV girls’ soccer team beat Dover, 2-1. Quinn Makris and Olivia Cattabriga scored, while Leeza Richter provided …

Coaching keeps Amy Dutton going as she wages her battle against cancer

Monday, October 6, 2014

Cancer couldn’t keep Amy Dutton from the sidelines. Despite being diagnosed with both breast and ovarian cancer in November of 2011, Dutton hasn’t missed a season as the Belmont girls’ soccer coach. In fact, Dutton has doubled down …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, October 6, 2014

Middle school results The Deerfield boys’ cross country team won the Thetford, Vt., Woods Trail Run for the second straight year, led by Forest MacKenzie’s first-place finish in 9:29. MacKenzie (pictured) also won the Manchester Invitational last week …

Letter: A crushing tax

Sunday, October 5, 2014

The Monitor’s Sept. 28 editorial, “Interest and dividends tax misses target,” is right on target. Former state Sen. Mark Fernald gave us the history on this tax recently – he always does a thorough job. I am the “little old lady” you mention in your editorial who relies …

High schools: Belmont girls dominate in homecoming game

Sunday, October 5, 2014

For five members of the Belmont girls’ soccer team, it was the last homecoming game of their high school career. They made the most of the opportunity. Senior striker Cassie Contigiani scored a hat trick and senor wing Makayla Donovan dished out two assists to lead the offense …

John Stark football team goes from ecstasy to agony in final seconds of 7-6 loss

Sunday, October 5, 2014

WEARE – There are losses, and then there are heartbreaking losses. These are the type of losses that bring tears, plenty of which could be found in the John Stark huddle after yesterday’s 7-6 loss to divisional opponent Hollis-Brookline (2-3). Generally a 7-6 loss doesn’t lead to such …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, October 5, 2014

JV results The Bow JV field hockey team beat Hopkinton, 3-2. Laura Hoeker (two goals) and Katie Jenkins (goal, assist) led the attack, while Riley Hicks played well on defense. ∎ The Hillsboro-Deering JV girls’ volleyball team fell to Campbell. Catherine Montanez (four aces, two kills) and Lydia Powell …