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John Stark's Matt McFall chips the ball during the match at Carter Country Club, in Lebanon, N.H., on August 27, 2014. (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)

High schools: Freshman leads Stark golfers to second place

Thursday, August 28, 2014

John Stark golf Coach Chris Meehan expected his seniors to improve from last season, but a freshman posting the best score in the opening match wasn’t the first thought on his mind. Yet that is exactly what happened in the Generals’ opening match at Carter Golf Course yesterday. Freshman Ryan Rothdiener shot a 43, and posed the greatest challenge among … 0

Concord girls’ soccer team confident with injection of youth

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Gone is the entire front line from a season ago. Gone are all but one of the starting midfielders. Gone is the starting goalkeeper. Yes, there are plenty of holes to fill in the starting lineup for the Concord High girls’ soccer team, but one area that’s airtight with veterans is the backfield. Tri-captains Kiersten Klose, Bella Rubin and Katherine Muzzey – the … 0

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school girls’ soccer teams

Thursday, August 28, 2014

High school girls’ soccer outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Josh Hils (10th year) Last year: 12-5-2, reached semifinals Returning starters: Molly DeTrude, jr., D; Christen Gallant, jr., MF; Kaitlyn Ross, jr., D; Ariel Clachar, sr., MF/F; Sarah Curtin, sr., D; Kianna Daudelin, sr., MF/F; Ingrid Kinevich, sr., D; Jelasa Nelson, sr., F; Haley Ruth, sr., MF Top newcomers: Grace Blake, fr., MF; Kylie … 0

Coming tomorrow

Thursday, August 28, 2014

A look at the Concord High boys’ soccer team, which is coming off a semifinals appearance, as its gets ready to open its 2014 season on the road against Winnacunnet tomorrow. Plus preview capsules for the rest of the area boys’ soccer teams. … 0

Concord High golf hopes for tourney return in rebuilding year

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

There’s an extra incentive to the Division I tournament for the Concord High golf team this year. It’s being played at Concord Country Club, the Crimson Tide’s home venue before this season, and a course where some of the team’s top players still hone their game. Playing the … 0

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school golf teams

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

High school golf outlook Bishop Brady Division: II Coach: Ken Gauthier (8th year) Last year: 14-6, 7th place Returning starters: Jack Bryck, sr.; Jackson Bouley, jr.; Danny Bryck, so. Top newcomer : Mary Anne Wiley, fr. Outlook: Coming off last year’s strong season, the Green Giants go into … 0

Hopkinton’s Nelson to play Division I baseball at Pennsylvania

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Former Hopkinton High pitcher Jake Nelson is heading to Division I after committing to pitch for the University of Pennsylvania Monday night. Nelson, a hard thrower whose fastball has been clocked in the low 90s, will join the … 0

Tim O’Sullivan column: All eyes on Niyomugabo at Merrimack Valley

Sunday, August 24, 2014

The officials were supposed to be protecting the quarterbacks. But when it came to Merrimack Valley’s Ivan Niyomugabo, the striped shirts changed from protectors into spectators. The Pride traveled to Monadnock on Friday and before the scrimmage, the … 0

Ivan Niyomugabo by the numbers

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Ivan Niyomugabo’s numbers through his first three seasons at MV: 3,550 passing yards 1,983 rushing yards 41 passing TDs 24 rush TDs Highlight video: www.hudl.com/athlete/2816032/ivan-niyomugabo … 0

NHIAA to players: Play all-star game, lose eligibility

Sunday, August 10, 2014

The state’s governing body of high school athletics recently warned 11 basketball players not to compete in a charity all-star game this month, saying the players would lose their eligibility if they participated. As a result, the players, including Dominic Timbas of Pembroke Academy, Brendan Johnson of Bishop … 0

Ray Duckler: A meeting of the minds for Pembroke? Maybe

Thursday, August 7, 2014

With the speed of a poorly run half-court offense, it appears that, finally, a dispute involving the Pembroke Academy boys’ basketball team might be nearing an end. Optimism emerged from a meeting held yesterday at Southern New Hampshire … 2

New Hampshire makes it 14 in a row over Vermont in Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl

Saturday, August 2, 2014

HANOVER – The swarming, stifling defense showed up, as expected. But New Hampshire’s Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl offense wasn’t about to let one side of the ball soak in all of the spotlight. Bolstered by an up-tempo, explosive … 0

Quick strikes through the air make it a runaway early for N.H.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

The New Hampshire offense used long passes to either score or set up early touchdowns. 1st Quarter Trevor Knight 37 pass to Nick Vailas, TD, 9:19 (7-0 NH) Knight 28 pass to Cole Martin, TD, 4:52 (13-0 NH) Knight 40 pass to Alec Boucher (Knight pass to Vailas, … 0