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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 …

Drivers back IndyCar; wreck concerns remain for Indy 500

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

DETROIT – Looking no worse for wear a couple days after his car flipped through the air at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Ed Carpenter sized up next weekend’s big race. After several scary accidents over the past week, will …

Golson gets chance to replace Winston at Florida State

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Everett Golson came oh-so close to beating Florida State with Notre Dame last year. Now, he has another chance for victory at Doak Campbell Stadium – only this time, he’ll be playing for the home team. Golson is …

Eleven area players selected for Shrine football game

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The New Hampshire roster for the 2015 Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl Game was released recently and 11 local football players are on the 36-man team: Bishop Brady’s Brendan Johnson and Andrew Jousset, Bow’s Kyle Milne and Alec Tellifson, Concord’s Will Scharlotte, John Stark’s Zachary Feudner and Jacob Sawyer, …

Agency head to meet with Lucchino after PawSox owner’s death

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The chairman of the state agency responsible for the land on which the Pawtucket Red Sox want to build a stadium is meeting with co-owner Larry Lucchino following the sudden death of principal owner James …

Fisher Cats hold off Fightin Phils for 6-4 victory

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Shane Opitz’s two-run single in the top of the ninth turned out to be the difference as the New Hampshire Fisher Cats hung on to beat the host Reading Fightin Phils, 6-4, last night. Opitz’s hit made the score 6-1, but what looked like insurance turned out to …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

BASEBALL Seattle sends Medina to Cubs for Castillo BALTIMORE – The Seattle Mariners acquired catcher Welington Castillo from the Chicago Cubs for right-handed relief pitcher Yoervis Medina. The teams swapped the players yesterday. Castillo likely will back up …

Yankees CF Ellsbury heads to DL with right knee injury

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

WASHINGTON – New York Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is heading to the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right knee after getting injured during an 8-6, 10-inning loss to the Washington Nationals last night. The Yankees said …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

JV results The Hopkinton JV baseball team (8-2) lost to Bow, 8-1. Kayl Murdough, Kenny Andrew and Dustin Rose each had a hit, and Zach Signor scored the Hawks’ lone run. ∎ The Hillsboro-Deering JV baseball team defeated Fall Mountain, 8-1. Cameron Parris (7 IP, 6 Ks, 1 run) …

High school girls: Strong finish carries Hopkinton girls’ lacrosse team over Brady, 10-8

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The Hopkinton girls’ lacrosse team is coming together at the right time. After starting the season 0-4, the Hawks (5-6) earned their fifth win in the last seven games with a 10-8 victory yesterday over Bishop Brady (2-8). …

High school boys: Belmont baseball team rallied to nip Gilford, 4-3

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The home run not only broke a 2-2 tie, but it left the Belmont High baseball team with only six outs to work with. Yet the case holding the panic button would remain closed; in fact, there wouldn’t even be a motivational speech needed for a Red Raiders …