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Bow's Lauren Scarpetti kicks the ball during Wednesday's 5-1 win at Laconia High School, Nov. 5, 2014. Keenan scored Bow's first goal of the night.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

High school Player of the Season for girls’ soccer

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Lauren Scarpetti SCHOOL: Bow High HONORS/STATS: The senior midfielder led the Falcons to back-to-back perfect 20-0 seasons, scoring four goals and assisting on 16 others, including two assists in both the semifinals and championship. THREE FAVORITE THINGS: Traveling, Christmas, and cinnamon rolls Which player on your own team would you hate to play against? And why? Caitlyn Keenan or Maddie …

High school Player of the Season for football

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Brendan Johnson SCHOOL: Bishop Brady HONORS/STATS: The senior quarterback set a state record for touchdown passes in a season with 31. THREE FAVORITE THINGS: 1) Friends and family; 2) Sports; 3) Twitter; feel free to follow me @BrendanJ11 Which player on your own team would you hate to play against? And why? I …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Youth hockey The Brine Sporting Goods Concord Youth Hockey Bantam 1 team went 1-1 in Valley League Hockey action over the weekend. On Saturday, the Caps beat Framingham, 7-2, with Liam O’Brian (two goals), Dominique Biron (goal, two assists) and Colin Kastle (goal, two assists) leading the way on offense. In the second game, the Caps lost, 2-1, to the Waltham Bantam 1 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Tilton School results The Tilton School varsity girls’ soccer team defeated Gould Academy, 1-0, in the NEPSAC Class D quarterfinals. The winner came with less than five minutes left in the half when Bry Clark threw a ball into Caitlin Rotonnelli, who dished it back to Clark for …

Texas high school football team makes playoffs – with 57-game losing streak

Thursday, November 13, 2014

DALLAS – Houston Scarborough Coach Ajani Sanders understands there are people who don’t think his 0-10 team with a 57-game losing streak should be in the Texas high school football playoffs. And he isn’t worried about what the …

NHIAA football playoff games streamed live

Monday, November 10, 2014

Three of this weekend’s high school football semifinal games will be streamed live on the NFHS Network, as well as all three championship games on Nov. 22. This Saturday’s online lineup includes Exeter at Bedford in Division I, Hollis-Brookline at Windham in Division II, and Gilford at Newport …

Hanover’s experience prevails over John Stark’s youth, 2-1, for D-II girls’ soccer title

Monday, November 10, 2014

EXETER – Down a goal in the final minutes of yesterday’s Division II girls’ soccer final, John Stark didn’t just search for the equalizer. The Generals cajoled, scrapped and hustled for every inch of turf and touch of …

D-III championship: Bow blanks Raymond to win second straight title

Monday, November 10, 2014

LACONIA – There was nothing but joy and elation coming from the players on the Bow girls’ soccer team. But with Coach Jay Vogt, there was a hint of relief to the happiness, as well. The reactions fit …

Bow girls’ soccer by the numbers

Sunday, November 9, 2014

2 straight D-III titles 40 straight wins 5 straight title game appearances 3 titles in the last four years 11/3/12 the last time Bow lost …

Hanover-John Stark: How they scored

Sunday, November 9, 2014

8th minute Sophie Lubrano off corner kick from Alexi Kim. Hanover 1, John Stark 0 24th minute Susanna Penfield head ball over charging keeper. Hanover 2, John Stark 0 25th minute Angela Beeso off a through ball from Kendall Keim. Hanover 2, John Stark 1 …

Hopkinton boys’ soccer team dethroned in penalty kicks

Sunday, November 9, 2014

MANCHESTER – The Hopkinton boys’ soccer team spent the past two seasons putting together a winning streak any coach would envy. It ended yesterday, in a way that would draw any coach’s sympathy. The Hawks’ reign as Division …

Pittsfield boys’ soccer team’s unexpected title bid ends in penalty kicks

Sunday, November 9, 2014

MANCHESTER – The penalty kick was bending toward the upper right corner, just where Pittsfield’s Xenthios Cyr had aimed. Unfortunately for Cyr and the Panthers, that’s also just where Derryfield keeper Tommy Cissel guessed the shot was going. …

Bedford’s defense ends Concord’s title defense, 21-13

Sunday, November 9, 2014

BEDFORD – The what-ifs will linger with Concord throughout the offseason. What if the Tide hadn’t fumbled deep in its own territory to start the game, leading to a Bedford touchdown and a first-half struggle for field position? …