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Concord's Angel Feliz crosses the finish line in the 200 meter dash during the Capital Area Track Meet at Memorial Field in Concord, Friday, May 22, 2015. 

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

Tide boys’ sprinters dominate Capital Area Meet

Saturday, May 23, 2015

At the beginning of the season, Concord track Coach Hayden Daly was excited about his team’s mix of talented veterans and youth, especially in the boys’ sprints. And after yesterday’s non-scoring Concord Capital Area Meet, Daly has more reasons to be exited heading into next weekend’s Division I championships. Junior Angel Feliz won the 100 in 10.91 seconds, the fastest …

High schools: Pembroke baseball’s playoff picture brightens with win over Sanborn

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Its season was on the line, and the Pembroke baseball team was flirting with seeing a four-run lead disappear in the final inning. It was a situation steeped in, as Joshua Coughlin put it, “adversity” – and the Pembroke coach also added that that wasn’t necessarily a bad thing. “Adversity makes you better, whether you win or lose,” he said. “Adversity is good. …

Reeling Red Sox pounded by Angels, 12-5

Saturday, May 23, 2015

BOSTON – It only took one bad inning for the Boston Red Sox to lose control of the game. After twice taking the lead, the Red Sox gave up nine runs in the fifth inning and never recovered as the Los Angeles Angels beat Boston, 12-5, last night. The Red Sox also committed …

Sources: Goodell will not recuse self from Brady appeal

Saturday, May 23, 2015

NEW YORK – Roger Goodell will hear Tom Brady’s appeal of his four-game suspension for his role in the deflated footballs scandal. Goodell will not withdraw from what the commissioner considers his responsibility of hearing the appeal, according …

Single duty: Kurt Busch brings double lessons to Charlotte

Saturday, May 23, 2015

CONCORD, N.C. – There’s no bank of TV cameras surrounding Kurt Busch’s hauler, no one monitoring his fluid intake to prevent dehydration, no golf cart waiting to whisk him away from NASCAR practice and off to Indianapolis. This year, Busch is glad to have his focus solely on …

Lundqvist stands tall as Rangers beat Lightning, 5-1, in Game 4

Saturday, May 23, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. – Henrik Lundqvist stopped 38 shots to rebound from two subpar performances and help the New York Rangers shut down the Tampa Bay Lightning, 5-1, last night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals. Rick …

James leads Cavs to 94-82 win over Hawks, 2-0 series lead

Saturday, May 23, 2015

ATLANTA – LeBron James scored 30 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers took total command of the Eastern Conference finals even without injured star Kyrie Irving, routing the Atlanta Hawks, 94-82, last night for a 2-0 lead with the …

Former Navy SEAL Blake Marston to be honored by Fisher Cats before Sunday’s game

Saturday, May 23, 2015

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats will honor Bedford native and former Navy SEAL Blake Marston before tomorrow’s game at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium. Marston, whose parents live in Concord, died in a military parachute training accident on Jan. 10. Marston graduated from the Derryfield School in 2001, and …

Torreyes makes first hit with Fisher Cats count in 6-3 victory

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Ronald Torreyes snapped a 3-3 tie with his first hit in a Fisher Cats uniform, a bases-clearing double in the bottom of the seventh inning that lifted New Hampshire over the Altoona Curve, 6-3, last night. Torreyes’s two-bagger into the left-field corner plated Shane Opitz (1-for-4), Ian Parmley …

Montreal Alouettes sign openly gay defensive end Michael Sam

Saturday, May 23, 2015

MONTREAL – Michael Sam found a pro football job. In Canada. Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL, signed a two-year contract yesterday with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football league. General Manager Jim …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Saturday, May 23, 2015

BASEBALL Brewers’ Smith suspended eight games ATLANTA – Milwaukee Brewers reliever Will Smith was suspended for eight games yesterday for having a foreign substance on his right arm during a game at Atlanta. Major League Baseball said Smith plans to appeal, so the penalty is on hold. Smith …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, May 23, 2015

JV result Alex Gott led Bow with two goals, but Alex Killion had the game-winning goal in the Bow JV boys’ lacrosse team’s 6-5 win over Kennett. Will Angarella anchored Bow’s defense. ∎ The Concord JV girls’ lacrosse team (12-1) defeated Nashua South, 16-1. Jess Nelson led the way …

High schools: Brady boys’ tennis team loses finale but looks ahead to tourney

Friday, May 22, 2015

The Bishop Brady boys’ tennis team may not have gotten the result it wanted yesterday, but it still came away with plenty to be positive about. After all, the Green Giants wrapped up a week of three matches …