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Post 21 burned by Derry in bottom of the ninth after three-run rally

Saturday, July 26, 2014

NASHUA – For eight innings, it seemed as if the Concord Post 21 American Legion team was shuffling toward the exit, resigned without a whimper to seeing its tournament hopes and season end with a defeat on the same field that had been the site of one of its greatest recent triumphs. Once the ninth inning was in the books, Post 21 did have that loss. But not without a … 0

N.H., Vermont tie in Lions Cup girls’ soccer game

Sunday, July 20, 2014

The New Hampshire and Vermont girls tied, 2-2, in yesterday’s Lions Cup Twin State soccer game at Castleton State College in Vermont. New Hampshire’s scoring came from a pair of area players, as Courtney Benson of Hopkinton and Sarah Carlson of Bow found the back of the net. Carlson also had an assist on Benson’s goal. The game featured the top graduating seniors … 1

High school Athlete of the Season for boys’ lacrosse

Friday, July 18, 2014

Matt Sanford SCHOOL: Bow High HONORS/STATS: The senior, who was a three-time First Team All-State selection, tallied 50 goals and 14 assists for 64 points this season. He was nominated as an All-American his junior and senior years. THREE FAVORITE THINGS: Dogs, friends, coffee milk Describe your season in one word. Unfinished What … 0

Two area players named to Granite State softball team to take on Maine

Friday, June 27, 2014

John Stark’s Carly Cook and Franklin’s Mariah Gauthier have been selected to compete for New Hampshire at the annual New Hampshire-Maine All-Star softball games. The players were chosen from among the 2014 graduates who participated in the Granite State Games last week. The NH-ME doubleheader will be held … 0

Area players chosen for All-Star Hockey Classic to benefit Make-A-Wish

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Five area hockey players will be taking part in Saturday’s 22nd annual All-Star Hockey Classic to benefit Make-A-Wish. Concord’s Annie Mullen, Loudon’s Brooke Avery (St. Paul’s School) and a trio of players from Bishop Brady-Trinity – Lauren Owsowitz, Arianna Harris and Melissa Houde – will represent Team NH. … 0

Granite State lacrosse teams sweep Byrne Cup Twin State Games

Sunday, June 22, 2014

New Hampshire dominated yesterday’s Hanover Lion’s “Byrne Cup” Twin State All-Star Lacrosse Games, with the girls winning 25-9 and the boys taking a 10-3 victory. Hanover’s Hannah Seibel and Bedford’s Drew Shapiro (two assists) each scored four goals to lead the Granite State, while Souhegan teammates Madison Learned … 0

Coe-Brown’s Parker second in 800 at Brooks PR Invitational

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Coe-Brown Northwood Academy’s Hannah Parker ran a career-best 2:06.12 in the 800-meter run yesterday to finish second in the Brooks PR Invitational in Seattle. Parker eclipsed her previous best by 0.3 seconds. Parker, entering her senior year, finished … 0

Coe-Brown’s Parker named Gatorade Track Athlete of the Year for New Hampshire

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Coe-Brown Northwood Academy’s Hannah Parker was named Gatorade New Hampshire Girls’ Track & Field Athlete of the Year for the second straight season. Parker, who just completed her junior year, won both the 800- and 1,600-meter runs in … 0

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, June 20, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (with last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) Coe-Brown’s girls have now won seven straight track titles between outdoor, indoor and cross country. 2. KEARSARGE BOYS’ TRACK (2) The Cougars are the … 0

Girls’ lacrosse All-State teams announced

Friday, June 20, 2014

Four area players – three of them from Kearsarge – earned First Team honors in the All-State teams released by the New Hampshire Girls’ Lacrosse Caoches Association. The Cougars’ Anna Stowell (attack), Kate Scheuch (defense) and Libby Brooks (midfield) join John Stark’s Giana Pezzulo (attack) on the Division … 0

Concord High ends Bow’s four-year reign as Monitor Cup champion

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

For the first time since 2009, Concord High captured the Monitor Cup as the top sports program in the Monitor’s coverage area. The Crimson Tide won both the winter and spring seasons to claim the overall school year title and end Bow’s four-year reign. The Monitor Cup ranks … 0

D-III boys’ lacrosse All-State and Byrne Cup lacrosse teams announced

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Hopkinton High goalie Matt French was named Division III boys’ lacrosse Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight season. Area players Brody Fredericks, an attack from John Stark, and Cole Martin, a midfielder from Merrimack Valley, joined French on the First Team. French, along with defender … 0

Coe-Brown’s Parker takes third in 800 at New Balance Nationals

Monday, June 16, 2014

Hannah Parker, a junior at Coe-Brown Northwood Academy, finished third yesterday in the 800 meters at the New Balance Nationals Outdoor track and field championships, improving three places on last year’s finish and earning her second straight All-America … 0