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Concord's Tyler Martel manuvers around Exeter defender Luke Dushart at Memorial Field in Concord on Saturday, April 18, 2015.

(CAMERON JOHNSON / Monitor staff)

High schools: Kearsarge boys, Coe-Brown girls win Pelham Invitational

Saturday, April 18, 2015

The Kearsarge boys and Coe-Brown girls both took positive steps toward defending their respective state titles with comfortable victories at yesterday’s Pelham Invitational, which featured more than over 20 schools. The Cougars, a Division III school, were particularly impressive against mostly D-II opponents, winning five events. Kearsarge tallied 93 points for the victory over Sanborn (56), with D-I Winnacunnet (41), …

High school Player of the Season for girls’ Alpine skiing

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Jill Durkin SCHOOL: Bishop Brady High HONORS/STATS: Finished second in the giant slalom and sixth in the slalom at the Division III championships to lead Brady to the team championship. THREE FAVORITE THINGS: Skiing, Taylor Swift, and playing guitar Describe this past season in one word. Unforgettable Did the team feel any pressure …

High school Player of the Season for boys’ Alpine skiing

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Bradshaw Underhill SCHOOL: Kearsarge Regional High HONORS/STATS: The freshman placed second in both the slalom and the giant slalom at the Division III championships to lead Kearsarge to a runner-up team finish. THREE FAVORITE THINGS: Soccer, skiing and hanging out with my friends D escribe this past season in one word. Unbelievable How …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school baseball teams

Sunday, April 12, 2015

High school baseball outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Sean Ashley (2nd year back) Last year: 9-8, reached first round Returning starters: Mac Struthers, sr., SS; Adam Edin, sr., P/3B; Sam Langdon, sr., IF/OF; Noah Dubois, jr., IF/P; Brody …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school softball teams

Sunday, April 12, 2015

High school softball outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Tim Tenasco (14 th year) Last year: 18-2, D-II champion Returning starters: Amanda Riley, sr., SS; Kianna Daudelin, sr., P; Holly Donohue, sr., CF; Caitlin Foley, sr., 3B; Jesse Ohrenberger, …

Blend of experience and youth has Concord softball team optimistic

Sunday, April 12, 2015

They’ve been outside just twice. Stepped on a diamond for the first time yesterday. Their pitchers have zero innings of varsity experience. And yet, members of the Concord High softball team are cautiously optimistic and setting the bar …

High school Player of the Season for girls’ basketball

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Jennifer Schlim SCHOOL: Coe-Brown Northwood Academy HONORS/STATS: The senior guard/forward was named First Team Division II All-State and helped lead the Bears to an undefeated championship season. THREE FAVORITE THINGS: Basketball, video games, hiking How did it feel …

Concord track teams young but loaded with talent

Saturday, April 11, 2015

When Concord High takes the track this spring, both the boys’ and girls’ squads will have very different lineups than last year’s senior-laden teams that set five school records and sent 16 athletes to New Englands. Instead, this year’s team is a young one that features budding talent, …

High school Player of the Season for hockey

Friday, April 10, 2015

Ben Nelson SCHOOL: Concord High HONORS/STATS: The junior goalie posted a 1.88 goals-against average and .915 save percentage in helping the Tide go from a non-playoff team a year ago to state runner-up this year. THREE FAVORITE THINGS: …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, April 10, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK will be looking for a fourth straight D-II title with three individual state champions. 2. COE-BROWN SOFTBALL returns six starters from last year’s 18-2 championship team, including pitcher Kianna …

High school Player of the Season for boys’ indoor track

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Zach Astle SCHOOL: Kearsarge Regional High HONORS/STATS: The junior won the shot put with a throw of 52-6 at the Division II championships. THREE FAVORITE THINGS: Track, my friends and family (dogs included) and music, good music such …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school track & field teams

Thursday, April 9, 2015

High school track & field outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coaches : Tim Cox (15th year) and David Zink-Mailloux (9th year) Last year: Boys: 4 th; Girls: Division II champion Top athletes: Boys: Trey Berry, sr., jumps; Davio DeLuca, so., distance; Jared Nelson, jr., distance; Chris Pratt, so., mid-distance; …

High school Player of the Season for girls’ indoor track

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Kristie Schoffield SCHOOL: Merrimack Valley High HONORS/STATS: The sophomore won the 600 (1:38.88) and the 3,000 (10:25.48) and was part of both the winning 4x160 and 4x400 relay teams at the Division II championships. THREE FAVORITE THINGS: My …