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Coe-Brown's Amanda Riley spikes the ball down on Gilford's Stevie Orton during Monday's game at Coe-Brown Northwood Academy.   (Alan MacRae/for the Monitor)

High schools: Coe-Brown volleyball finishes sweep with a flourish

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Coe-Brown girls’ volleyball team needed a tremendous comeback in the third game in order to preserve a sweep over Gilford. They pulled it off, wrapping up a 3-0 victory over the Golden Eagles in Northwood last night. The win pulls the Bears (6-2) into a tie for fourth place in the conference with the Golden Eagles (6-2). The Bears’ frontcourt threesome of middle hitter Emma Easler (eight kills), setter Lacey Locke (11 assists) and outside hitter Abigail Ahern (10 kills) dominated from the opening serve. After winning the first two games handily, Coe-Brown had to fight through a back-and-forth third game as Gilford was … 0

Concord football clicks on final drive to hold off Manchester Central, 28-21

Sunday, September 28, 2014

It’s a new year for the Concord High football team, but the reminders of last season’s state championship run haven’t completely left Memorial Field. Faced with a tie score, 80 yards and eight-and-a-half minutes to work with, the 2014 Crimson Tide summoned up a little bit of the 2013 moxie. Concord put a … 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 and junior varsity players saw some action and the defending champion Bow Falcons (3-0) combined … 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

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

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 school Stars of the Day

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Christian Serrano, Winnisquam football, 12 carries, 238 yards, 4 TDs Kirsten Wiesner, Bow field hockey, game-winning goal in OT Christen Gallant, Coe-Brown girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 2-0 win Matt McFall, John Stark golf, medalist, even-36 Justus Turk, Pembroke boys’ soccer, 2 goals, 1 assist in win Richard … 0

High schools: Pembroke girls’ soccer team finds finishing touch in second half

Friday, September 26, 2014

A scoreless first half didn’t mean the Pembroke girls’ soccer team was being shut down. Far from it. The Spartans had their chances. They just missed by inches. Or sailed just high of the net. Or clanged off … 0

Tight-knit 1974 Concord championship football team reflects, reunites

Friday, September 26, 2014

Some of the memories remain in sharp focus. Kevin Curry can recall the frozen blades of grass at Memorial Field crunching beneath his cleats before the 1974 title game. Paul Makris can still see Rick Flanders, Concord’s captain, … 0

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, September 26, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (with last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ X-C (1) The Bears had five runners in the top seven to take first in the Black Bear Invitational. 2. BOW FOOTBALL (3) The Falcons (2-0) have allowed just four first downs in two games. 3. … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, September 26, 2014

Jeremiah Boulter, Concord Christian boys’ soccer, 3 goals in 3-1 win Kymberlee Bergstresser, H-D girls’ soccer, 3 goals (including game-winner) in 4-3 OT win Emilee Harlow, Pembroke girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 3-1 win Brooke Shatney, Stark girls’ soccer, 2 assists in 2-1 win over 1st place Hanover … 0

Starting lineups for Concord’s 1974 football champs

Friday, September 26, 2014

Offense QB Greg Sarette, HB Robert Ridley, HB Mark Simpson, FB Tom Dustin, LE Jim Parker/Geoff Cassidy, LT Scott Smith, LG Robert Drew, C Steve Lavoie, RG Don Sarette, RT Roy Bishop, RE Kevin Curry Defense DE Mike Serieka, DE Brian Burris, DT Mark Perkins, DT Don Sarette, … 0

Game-by-game results for Concord’s 1974 football champs

Friday, September 26, 2014

Concord 55, West 6 Concord 14, Memorial 8 Concord 36, Exeter 34 Concord 56, Winnacunnet, 6 Concord 53, Keene 7 Concord 35, Laconia 0 Concord 22, Trinity 14 Portsmouth 14, Concord 6 Concord 24, Central 21 Concord 22, Nashua 0 Championship Concord 20, Salem 6 … 0