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Merrimack Valley's Raquel Gelinas runs after Pembroke Academy's Vanessa Lacey during the game at Merrimack Valley on Friday, April 18, 2014.

(ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff)

High Schools: Coe-Brown ace Daudelin tosses no-hitter

Saturday, April 19, 2014

The weather was cold, windy and difficult to play softball in. Kianna Daudelin apparently didn’t notice. The Coe-Brown pitcher had all of her pitches working and crisp command in the circle, a bad mix for Kingswood as Daudelin pitched her first career no-hitter in the Bears’ 6-0 victory. “(She was) very, very good for the conditions,” Coach Tim Tenasco said. … 0

Datsyuk’s late goal lifts Detroit over Boston, 1-0

Saturday, April 19, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins worked all season to get home-ice advantage throughout the playoffs. It vanished with a flick of Pavel Datsyuk’s wrist. Just like that, on Datsyuk’s goal with 3:01 left, the Detroit Red Wings got the upper hand with a 1-0 win in the opener of the best-of-seven playoff series … 0

Orioles shell Lackey, cruise to 8-4 win over Red Sox

Saturday, April 19, 2014

BOSTON – Jonathan Schoop went 4 for 5 with two doubles and two RBI, and the Baltimore Orioles pounded Red Sox starter John Lackey in an 8-4 victory over Boston last night. Every Orioles starter had at least one hit except for Chris Davis. The Orioles collected 10 of those hits off Lackey … 0

Hopes high Negro League stadium will make comeback

Thursday, April 17, 2014

PATERSON, N.J. – The light touch of a paint roller is enough to dislodge a chunk of plaster from the crumbling walls of Hinchliffe Stadium. Though silent for decades, the former home of several Negro Leagues teams is … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, April 17, 2014

JV results The Concord JV baseball team lost to Manchester Central, 8-3. Jared Grondin went 2-for-2 and Matt LaTourette chipped in with two hits and an RBI. ∎ The Concord girls’ JV lacrosse team lost to Pinkerton, 11-7. Becca Proulx and Addie Palisi led the Tide with two goals … 0

Headlines from around the world in sports

Thursday, April 17, 2014

NFL Source: Giants sign QB Freeman as backup A person familiar with the deal said quarterback Josh Freeman agreed to terms with the New York Giants. The person spoke on condition of anonymity yesterday because the team had … 0

Bills great Kelly hoping to spend weekend at home

Thursday, April 17, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is planning to spend this weekend celebrating Easter at home in suburban Buffalo with his family, before returning to New York City to resume treatments for sinus cancer. Barring any setbacks, Kelly’s brother said the former Bills star will … 0

Minnesota State players refuse to practice

Thursday, April 17, 2014

MANKATO, Minn. – Football players at Minnesota State, Mankato, refused to practice for their former head coach yesterday, greeting his reinstatement by an arbitrator by demanding that the interim coach keep the top job. Todd Hoffner returned to … 0

High school Player of the Season for girls’ basketball

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

MAYSON KIMBALL School: Merrimack Valley High Honors: The sophomore averaged a double-double through all four tournament games, leading the Pride in scoring in each one on the way to the title. 3 favorites: The fall season, my dog, … 0

Coe-Brown girls’ track wins easily at home; boys finish third

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Coe-Brown girls’ track and field team made a statement at their home meet against Portsmouth and Kennett, scoring 105 points and handily defeating Portsmouth (31) and Kennett (27). The Bears had 10 athletes win a total of 12 events. Leading the way were Alley Savioli (first shotput, … 0

White Sox slip past Red Sox, 2-1, on error in 9th

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

CHICAGO – Alexei Ramirez scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning on a throwing error and the Chicago White Sox edged the Boston Red Sox, 2-1, on a frigid Tuesday night. Tied at one, … 0

Red Sox 2B Pedroia has cortisone injection in wrist

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia had a cortisone injection in his left wrist and hopes to return to Boston’s starting lineup tonight. The AL MVP was injured April 4 when Milwaukee’s Carlos Gomez broke up a double play at second base in the ninth inning. Pedroia is … 0

Lot to like about Bruins as Stanley Cup playoffs arrive

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins had the NHL’s best record, allowed the second fewest goals and scored the third most. They have four strong lines, three solid defensive pairings and one of the best goalies. And they were … 0