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Bow's Danni DesRuisseaux (2) prepares to make a kick before Hopkinton's Cathen Hall (9) can pose a threat during Thursday's soccer game at Bow High School, Sept. 3, 2015. Bow defeated Hopkinton, 3-0.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

High schools: Strong second half lifts Bow girls’ soccer over familiar foe Hopkinton

Friday, September 4, 2015

The Bow girls’ soccer team has kept alive its winning ways from its past two championship seasons. It would be a stretch, however, to say that the team has looked perfect in the early going. On Thursday, against a nemesis no less, the Falcons took a step toward recapturing that state title form. Danni DesRuisseaux netted a pair of second-half …

Concord volleyball looking to make move from playoff team to Division I favorite

Friday, September 4, 2015

After years in which he was more than willing to set playoff rounds and seedings as goals for his team, Concord volleyball Coach Jonathan Flower took the less tangible approach when discussing the outlook for the 2015 version of the Crimson Tide. “I think our goal really this year is to live up …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, September 4, 2015

Danni DesRuisseaux, Bow girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 3-0 win Doug Champagne, Bow golf, medalist with 3-under 33 in win Taryn Hubley, Kearsarge girls’ soccer, freshman scored 3 goals in 4-0 win Lyndon Flanigan, Hopkinton field hockey, freshman scored 2 goals in 3-0 win Maddie Winters, Hillsboro-Deering girls’ soccer, 2 goals, 3 assists in 10-1 win Cooper Johnson, Hillsboro-Deering boys’ soccer, 3 goals …

High schools: Merrimack Valley girls’ soccer gets measure of revenge in win over Coe-Brown

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Revenge was on the line Friday in Penacook in the season opener between the Merrimack Valley and Coe-Brown girls’ soccer teams. Coe-Brown was a semifinalist in Division II last season, after it dispatched Merrimack Valley in the first round of the playoffs. Merrimack Valley got its revenge, however, …

Concord girls’ soccer looking for experience to pay off with deep run

Friday, August 28, 2015

The Concord High girls’ soccer team lost last year in the Division I quarterfinals. The Crimson Tide lost in the quarterfinals the year before, too. The year before that, another quarterfinals ouster. So why does Coach Bill Nardino …

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

Friday, August 28, 2015

High school girls’ soccer outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Josh Hils (11th year) Last year: 15-4-0, reached semifinals Returning starters: Katie Clinch, jr., MF; Molly DeTrude, sr., B; Christen Gallant, sr., F; Kayla Patten, sr., B/MF; Kaitlyn Ross, …

Confidence aplenty as Concord boys’ soccer team gets ready for season opener

Thursday, August 27, 2015

It was an off year for the Concord High boys’ soccer team in 2014. Sure, the Crimson Tide went 11-4-1 in the regular season, earned the fourth seed in the Division I tournament and claimed a 4-0 first-round …

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

Thursday, August 27, 2015

High school boys’ soccer outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Christian Gompert (4th year) Last year: 15-2-0, reached quarterfinals Returning starters: Jayson Cleveland, sr., F; Liam Clinch, sr., MF; Jake Dunkerley, sr., F; Ethan Barbeau, jr., D; Corbin LeBlanc, …

High schools: Three local teams fall to Lebanon in golf opener

Thursday, August 27, 2015

GOLF Bishop Brady second, Coe brown third, john stark Fourth Key players: Lebanon- TJ Barber 38, Kyle Pelletier 39; John Stark – Jake Blanchett (48), Tyler Hazzard (53) Highlights/key moments: Lebanon (219) won its match at Carter Country Club in Lebanon. Bishop Brady (233), Coe-Brown (246) and John …

Alosa looks at Notre Dame Prep as a steppingstone

Friday, August 21, 2015

Even when he took over at Pembroke Academy, with ambitions of turning his alma mater back into the basketball powerhouse it had once been, Matt Alosa had a pursuit on the side, one for further on down the …

School district won’t allow military names on sports jerseys

Friday, August 21, 2015

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – High school football players in Colorado want to put the names of fallen military members on their jerseys instead of their own, but the school district turned them down, saying it could open the door to similar requests for other causes. The Fort Collins …

Concord’s Pinkham looking to make it big on academy soccer scene

Thursday, August 20, 2015

If you were driving on Humphrey Street late last fall and suddenly found yourself in the middle of a soccer game, you can thank Christopher Pinkham for that. Pinkham, 16, can’t get enough soccer. So after he helped …

Alosa confirms departure from Pembroke Academy to accept assistant job at Notre Dame Prep

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Matt Alosa is leaving Pembroke Academy to take a job as an assistant with the boys’ basketball team at Notre Dame Prep in Fitchburg, Mass., the coach confirmed Wednesday. “I appreciate everything everybody at the athletics department at Pembroke Academy has done for me,” Alosa said. “I look …