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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

Leino helps Bruins beat Red Wings, 3-1

Sunday, September 28, 2014

DETROIT – Ville Leino broke a tie with 4:40 left and the Boston Bruins beat the Detroit Red Wings, 3-1, in an exhibition game last night. Dougie Hamilton had a goal and an assist and Brad Marchand also … 0

Serrano steps up, runs all over Farmington-Nute as Winnisquam wins, 35-26

Saturday, September 27, 2014

TILTON – Christian Serrano got greedy, and that was a good thing for Winnisquam. “Once I got that first 80-yard run, I was like, I need another one like that and another one like that and another one … 0

High schools: Bow field hockey team goes to OT to beat rival Bishop Brady

Saturday, September 27, 2014

After dropping its first two games to start the season, the Bishop Brady High girls’ field hockey team rebounded in a big way, winning its next four games. Bow also won four straight after failing to win its opener. Having shaken off sluggish starts, the two met yesterday … 0

Jeter sits, Yankees youngsters top Red Sox, 3-2

Saturday, September 27, 2014

BOSTON – Derek Jeter took the night off after his emotional final home game and watched a bunch of New York Yankees rookies beat a group of Boston Red Sox rookies, 3-2, last night. Watching from the dugout, … 1

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

Jeter sits out Game 1 of final series in Boston

Saturday, September 27, 2014

BOSTON – Nineteen years into his Hall of Fame career, Derek Jeter may have produced his final “first.” The New York Yankees shortstop asked out of the lineup for last night’s game against the Boston Red Sox – … 0

Chiefs’ Kelce, Pats’ Gronk have much in common

Saturday, September 27, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Travis Kelce snagged the pass from Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith. He raced toward the sideline and then turned up field, diving from about the 4-yard line and just nicking the pylon. The 20-yard touchdown … 0

Stewart comforted by support of NASCAR family

Saturday, September 27, 2014

DOVER, Del. – Tony Stewart’s walk back to his motorhome was halted by a pair of old friends. Two longtime NASCAR participants stopped Stewart not far from his car for a lengthy chat in the Dover garage. His … 0

Harvick wins seventh pole of year, topping Dover field

Saturday, September 27, 2014

DOVER, Del. – Time for some cuts, Chase style. NASCAR’s revamped Chase for the Sprint Cup championship format is set for its first elimination race, when four of 16 drivers will be out of the title picture by … 0

Europe leads, 5-3, after Day 1 of Ryder Cup

Saturday, September 27, 2014

GLENEAGLES, Scotland – The start of this Ryder Cup was a lot like how the last one ended. European blue filled the scoreboard yesterday afternoon at Gleneagles with strong finishes that Europe is renowned for in these matches. … 0