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Coe Brown's Joel Boulanger follows through on his drive on the fourth hole at Pembroke Pines on Tuesday.

(GEOFF FORESTER  / Monitor staff)

High schools: Coe-Brown golf team breaks playoff drought

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Heading into its match at Pembroke Pines yesterday, the Coe-Brown Bears’ golf team (9-10) had one goal in mind: making the state tournament. From 2010-13, the Bears were on the outside looking in, combining for an 8-53 record, with only one win between 2011 and 2012. And the Bears delivered, shooting a 215 that was good for second place in the meet and enough to secure a berth in the end-of-season tournament. The Bears defeated host Pembroke Academy, which shot a 236, and lost to No. 1-seeded Windham (20-1), which shot a 202. “This is great for us,” Coe-Brown Coach Tim Tenasco said. “We’ve missed … 0

Kraft suffered along with fans in rout of Patriots

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Robert Kraft looked down from his seat high above the field and watched his New England Patriots fall apart. The offense led by Tom Brady struggled to move the ball. The defense that had been stingy couldn’t stop the Kansas City Chiefs from reeling off long gains. And Bill Belichick … 0

NFL has laundry list of forbidden celebrations

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Dancing Billy “White Shoes” Johnson, shuffling Ickey Woods and the group high-fiving Fun Bunch? Their entertaining touchdown celebrations would be illegal in today’s NFL. Though the league rulebook has some very specific examples of what constitutes a penalty, the gray area is as wide as ever. Take, for example, Husain Abdullah’s drop to … 0

MV denies Kearsarge with last-second goal-line stand

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Things were shaping up to be a storybook ending for a young Kearsarge (2-2) football team. Trailing Merrimack Valley (2-2) by five points, the Cougars used long gains on a kickoff return and pass on back-to-back plays to set up a first-and-goal at the Pride 9 with 18 … 0

UNH dominates in-state rival Dartmouth under the lights

Sunday, September 28, 2014

DURHAM – It was the first night game in the history of Cowell Stadium, and it was the revival of a historical in-state rivalry. The University of New Hampshire football team was ready for both. “It was great, … 0

Bow football clicks as a unit, routs Bishop Brady 62-0

Sunday, September 28, 2014

It was a homecoming that belonged to everybody. Nine touchdowns by eight different players. Four turnovers created by the defense. Two turnovers created by special teams. Three quarterbacks taking snaps. As Bow Head Coach Paul Cohen succinctly put it – “it was a great team victory.” All varsity … 0

Red Sox get strong Kelly start, beat Yankees, 10-4

Sunday, September 28, 2014

BOSTON – Joe Kelly walked to the back of the pitcher’s mound to give the Fenway Park crowd a chance to cheer for Derek Jeter. Then he wanted to get him out. Kelley struck Jeter out in his … 0

Europe leads 10-6, closes in on Ryder Cup

Sunday, September 28, 2014

GLENEAGLES, Scotland – Justin Rose swept that magical putter into the air before his ball even reached the hole, and he punched his right fist when it dropped for a birdie. Just like at Medinah, the final match … 0

Texas college grieves after 4 killed in bus crash

Sunday, September 28, 2014

A North Texas community college brought in counselors to comfort grieving students yesterday and canceled athletic competitions after four women’s softball players were killed when an 18-wheel truck veered into oncoming traffic on a major interstate highway and … 0

Winston leads No. 1 Florida St. to 56-41 comeback win over N.C. State

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Jameis Winston threw for 365 yards and four touchdowns in his return from a suspension, and No. 1 Florida State rallied from 17 down to beat North Carolina State, 56-41, last night. The Heisman Trophy winner directed four … 0

Outdoor Adventures: A journey curtained by fog

Sunday, September 28, 2014

They are craggy backwoods cliffs of granite towering hundreds of feet above the pine-needled grounds. To reach them, we scrambled steeply through a hodgepodge of crumbled boulders and trees swept down by the wind. The wild country was … 0

Headlines from around the world in sports

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Baseball Girardi scolds Yankees before game BOSTON – New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi told his team before yesterday’s game against the Boston Red Sox, “You need to be better” in 2015. Girardi held the meeting in the … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, September 28, 2014

JV results The Bow High School JV girls’ soccer team defeated Bishop Brady, 5-1. Lea Crompton (three goals), Molly Garrett (two goals, assist), Abbey Horner (two assists), Shannon Murray (assist) and Sarah Martin (assist) led Bow’s offense. Emily Amsden played a complete game for Bow in net, making … 0