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Concord's Drew Livingston (23) celebrates after scoring against Bishop Brady at the Everett Arena on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015.

(CAMERON JOHNSON / Monitor staff)

Concord boys’ hockey team earns No. 3 seed, gives coach 400th win

Sunday, March 1, 2015

One team was playing for respect, the other team for the third seed in the upcoming state tournament. And though both teams couldn’t win, they both got what they wanted. Bishop Brady, already mathematically eliminated from postseason contention, matched Concord goal for goal over the first two periods, putting a scare into the Crimson Tide and opening more than a …

High schools: Brady-Trinity girls beat Concord, earn higher seed for playoff rematch

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Bishop Brady-Trinity Coach Dan Earley was worried about this matchup. Anything can happen when two rivals play, especially when the rival in question is the Concord girls’ hockey team. “(Concord is) 10 times better than they were at the beginning of the year. I was definitely afraid of this game,” Earley said. “So …

Winnisquam’s Mills, Concord’s Tarwo win wrestling titles; Tide finishes second as a team

Sunday, March 1, 2015

NASHUA – As he played through pain during this football season, Winnisquam’s Richie Mills wasn’t sure he would be able to wrestle this winter. He had compartment syndrome in his lower leg – too much muscle, which caused his leg to swell and go numb. Doctors told him he needed invasive surgery to …

Joey Logano follows Daytona win by taking pole in Atlanta

Saturday, February 28, 2015

HAMPTON, Ga. – Joey Logano is on quite a roll, following up his victory in the Daytona 500 by taking the pole for tomorrow’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. NASCAR is on the defensive after …

Rondo moving on after suspension over outburst with Carlisle

Saturday, February 28, 2015

DALLAS – Rajon Rondo says he and Dallas Coach Rick Carlisle talked all the time in the days after the point guard arrived from Boston in a trade the Mavericks hope will boost their chances of winning a …

Bulls expect Rose to return this season from knee surgery

Saturday, February 28, 2015

CHICAGO – The Chicago Bulls expect Derrick Rose to return this season after having surgery to repair a medial meniscus tear in his right knee yesterday. General Manager Gar Forman said the star point guard will be out …

A winner in most years, Gomes has chance to start for Braves

Saturday, February 28, 2015

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Jonny Gomes has a knack for making teams win. He has .244 career batting average and has played in more than 120 games in a season once in an 11-year major career. And he was with Tampa Bay when the Rays reached the postseason for …

Pawtucket mayor says city wants compensation for PawSox loss

Saturday, February 28, 2015

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien said the city should be compensated by the state if the Pawtucket Red Sox leave town. Grebien told WJAR-TV yesterday that he still hopes to keep the Triple-A baseball club in his city, but expects the state to help maintain McCoy …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, February 28, 2015

JV results The Merrimack Valley JV girls’ basketball team won in overtime, 39-36 over Milford. Camryn Burr had 14 points, seven rebounds and eight steals, while Shatara Stetson and Kaitlin Kozat added key rebounds in overtime for MV, which finished at 12-3. ∎ The Coe-Brown boys’ JV basketball team …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Saturday, February 28, 2015

BASEBALL Braves OF Upton to miss rest of spring with injury KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Atlanta Braves outfielder Melvin Upton is expected to miss the rest of spring training because of inflammation in his left foot. The team announced …

Monarchs score three unanswered goals in third for 4-2 victory

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Andrew Crescenzi and Zach O’Brien scored goals 35 seconds apart to cap a three-goal third period and lift the Manchester Monarchs to a 4-2 victory over the visiting Hartford Wolf Pack last night. Crescenzi broke a 2-2 tie at 17:41 of the third, with assists from Justin Auger …

Girls’ program hitting its stride for Concord Youth Hockey

Friday, February 27, 2015

It is a drill designed to improve their skating, but for the players on the Concord Youth Hockey Association’s U10 girls’ team, it is known simply as Pac-Man. At a recent Monday evening practice at Everett Arena, the …

High schools: Belmont girls bow out of D-III tourney when furious comeback bid falls short

Friday, February 27, 2015

Down 15 points to Somersworth with just over five minutes to play in last night’s Division III second round girls’ basketball game, the panic button stayed hidden behind the Belmont bench. Instead, Red Raiders Coach Mark Dawalga tried to rally his 10th-seeded team – the same squad that …