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Bow's Dominique Biron attempts a 4-8 high jump after winning the event earlier at 4-6 at the meet at Winnisquam Thursday, April 16, 2015.

(GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff)

High schools: MV softball team stays resilient, earns 6-5 walkoff win

Friday, April 17, 2015

After being blown out by Plymouth, 13-3, in its season opener, the Merrimack Valley softball team wanted a quick turnaround yesterday when it hosted Kingswood in the Pride’s second game in as many days. MV got the result it wanted – a victory, by a score of 6-5 – but it wasn’t easy. The Pride took a 4-2 lead after …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, April 10, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) had more points (173) than the three other teams combined (95) at its meet on Tuesday. 2. BOW GIRLS’ TENNIS (4) is 3-0 and in first place in D-III after winning three matches this week. 3. PEMBROKE SOFTBALL (NR) reached the semifinals last year and has started this season with …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, April 17, 2015

JV results The Hillsboro-Deering JV baseball lost to Hopkinton, 10-1. Brad Sampson, Thomas Ferguson and Jake Dyer all pitched well, while Garrett Miller played well, with three putouts in the outfield and one hit on offense. For Hopkinton, Tim Meserve (no hits, six strikeouts, four walks) and Kayl Murdough (hit, three strikeouts, walk) pitched well. Will Rhynhart (2-for-2, walk, three runs) made an …

High school girls: Concord softball wins home game away from home

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

A couple of big defensive plays, a couple of big offensive plays, and the Concord High softball team walked away from its “home” game in Hampton with a 5-3 season-opening victory over Winnacunnet yesterday. “They played hard, played pretty well,” Concord Coach Duke Sawyer said. “We hit well, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Youth hockey champs The Concord Capitals New England Grocers Bantam 1 team (pictured) defeated the Tewksbury Redmen, 7-1, to claim the Valley Hockey League Elite National Championship. The Caps scored three goals in the first four minutes and …

High school Stars of the Day

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Christian McLellan, Concord baseball, double, triple, 3 RBI in 10-7 win Katherine Muzzey, Concord softball, 3-for-3, walk, run, RBI from leadoff spot in 5-3 win Dave Nelson, Hopkinton baseball, 7k in 4 IP in 5-1 win Adam Bryant, Concord boys’ tennis, 8-0 wins at singles and doubles Laura …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, April 13, 2015

Hockey champs The Wells Fargo Concord Capitals Squirt 2 hockey team (pictured) went undefeated in the Valley League Squirt 2 East Championship. The Capitals beat Stoneham Squirt 2, 4-2, to capture the American East title. Brendan Marcoux scored …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school baseball teams

Sunday, April 12, 2015

High school baseball outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Sean Ashley (2nd year back) Last year: 9-8, reached first round Returning starters: Mac Struthers, sr., SS; Adam Edin, sr., P/3B; Sam Langdon, sr., IF/OF; Noah Dubois, jr., IF/P; Brody …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school softball teams

Sunday, April 12, 2015

High school softball outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Tim Tenasco (14 th year) Last year: 18-2, D-II champion Returning starters: Amanda Riley, sr., SS; Kianna Daudelin, sr., P; Holly Donohue, sr., CF; Caitlin Foley, sr., 3B; Jesse Ohrenberger, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, April 12, 2015

College standouts Hopkinton’s Sam Hill broke his own school record in the 110-meter hurdles while adding a top-10 finish in the 400-meter hurdles as the Massachusetts Maritime men’s outdoor track and field team performed well at the Connecticut College Silfen Invitational. Hill’s time of 16.72 in the 110 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Youth hockey The Concord Capitals Associated Grocers of New England Bantam 1 hockey team defeated Belmont (Mass.) in the Valley Hockey League semifinals to advance to the championship tomorrow night. Riley Drew (two goals), Jake Nelson (goal, assist), Logan Otto (goal, assist) and Kambal Vaidya (two assists), provided …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, April 10, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK will be looking for a fourth straight D-II title with three individual state champions. 2. COE-BROWN SOFTBALL returns six starters from last year’s 18-2 championship team, including pitcher Kianna …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, April 10, 2015

Finals bound Deering’s Jon Rheault, a player for the Adler Mannheim Eagles of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga, is playing in the DEL championship round against ERC Ingolstadt. Rheault finished second on the team in scoring with 14 goals and 22 assists, and the Eagles finished in first place …