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Bow's Madison Constant (10) hits the ball during Bow's 2-0 win against Hopkinton at Bow High School, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

High schools: Bow field hockey weathers early storm, blanks Hopkinton, 2-0

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

The Bow High field hockey team was able to withstand an early barrage against Hopkinton, as the Hawks came out on fire and outshot the Falcons 6-1 in the first half. Bow grabbed control of the game in the second half, however, to earn a 2-0 victory in the season opener on Tuesday. Bow goalie Lyndsey Wheeler stood tall and …

Resurgent Porcello strikes out 13 Yankees but takes the loss

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

BOSTON – Rick Porcello wasn’t celebrating after striking out 13 in his strongest start of the season. The New York Yankees capitalized on the few mistakes Porcello did make and rallied to beat the Boston Red Sox, 3-1, on Tuesday night. “You go out there and you want to win. That’s the bottom …

Patriots ready for Brady or no Brady

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – No matter U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman’s ruling, the New England Patriots are prepared to move forward with or without star quarterback Tom Brady. Brady’s fate will be decided sometime in the next few days, but until then the Patriots are “going about our business as usual,” second-year quarterback …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

BASEBALL Indians President Shapiro leaving for Blue Jays CLEVELAND – Indians President Mark Shapiro is leaving the club after 24 years to join Toronto’s front office. The teams said Monday he will become the Blue Jays’ new president …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Golf results The team of Bob Cormier and Ricky Bergevin Jr. ran away with a winning score of +21 points in the team quota format at the Pembroke Pines Member-Member tournament over the weekend. Justin Wilk and Cal Bisson came in second with a score of even points. …

Alabama’s starting QB will be … Bateman, Coker or Morris

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama’s first depth chart of the year doesn’t clear up the starting quarterback mystery at all. The top spot looking at the depth chart is inhabited by Jake Coker/Cooper Bateman/Alec Morris. In other words, one …

Fresh start for optimistic Concord High field hockey team

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Bonnie Proulx is living out one of her longtime goals. Now, it’s her job to help her players realize some of theirs. Proulx, who takes over the Concord High field hockey helm this season, longed to coach her …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school field hockey teams

Sunday, August 30, 2015

High school field hockey outlook Merrimack Valley Division: II Coach: Kim Kenney (21st year) Last year: 8-8-0, reached quarterfinals Returning starters: Izzy Hoyt, sr., F; Grace Montgomery, jr., F; Raegan Baillargeon, jr., F/D; Jess Mulleavey, jr., MF; Madyn …

Ortiz passes Gehrig on HR chart, but Red Sox lose 5-4 to Mets

Sunday, August 30, 2015

NEW YORK – David Ortiz got a good, close-up look at the New York Mets’ young rotation this weekend and was impressed. The Boston slugger left his own impression, too. Ortiz lined his 494th home run and moved …

High schools: Deoliviera scores twice as Bow boys’ soccer team beats Fall Mountain, 3-1

Sunday, August 30, 2015

BOYS’ SOCCER Bow 3, Fall Mtn. 1 Key players: Bow – Victor Deoliviera (2 goals), Thomas Poulin (controlled midfield), Owen Molind (controlled midfield), Ben Guertin (goal, assist), Chase Chamberlin (assist), J.P. Merchan (strong offense), Chris Gallier (solid defense) Highlights/key moments: The Falcons allowed a goal 19 minutes into …

Serena Williams eyes first Grand Slam since 1988

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Ask Serena Williams what could prevent her from completing tennis’ first true Grand Slam in more than a quarter-century at the U.S. Open, and the response will not include the name of a single possible opponent. “Well,” she …

Sharapova pulls out of U.S. Open with leg injury

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Maria Sharapova is pulling out of the U.S. Open on the eve of the tournament because of a leg injury, the U.S. Tennis Association announced. It’s the second time in three years that the 2006 champion has withdrawn …

Heisman hopefuls short on preseason hype

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota broke a Heisman Trophy trend last season by winning the award after being considered the preseason favorite. Heisman winners no longer need preseason hype. Just ask Johnny Manziel, Jameis Winston and Cam Newton, who …