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Merrimack Valley's Trevor Parsons competes in the high jump competition at the Merrimack Valley Invitational track meet on Saturday, April 25th, 2015.

(CAMERON JOHNSON / Monitor staff)

High schools: Track teams jump right in at MV Invitational

Saturday, April 25, 2015

PENACOOK – Yesterday’s Merrimack Valley Invitational, a 32-team non-scoring meet, provided an opportunity for athletes to compete in all 18 track and field events. That chance to compete didn’t come a moment too soon. Just ask any high jumper. Or pole vaulter. Or for that matter, the entire Kearsarge track team. Kearsarge’s Zach Astle won the shot put (51-3) and …

High schools: Hopkinton baseball team does all the little things in 5-0 win

Saturday, April 25, 2015

With one pitcher itching to prove himself to his teammates and the other set to pitch for the top-ranked Division II college next season, yesterday’s matchup between Hopkinton and Monadnock certainly had all the makings of a pitchers’ duel. Tied 0-0 heading into the bottom of the third inning, it was just that …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Ryan Stanley, Kearsarge baseball, 4-for-5, 3 RBI, 3 innings of shutout relief in win Joe Cullinan, Hopkinton boys’ lacrosse, 4 goals, 2 assists, 8 ground balls in win Becca Shatney, Hopkinton softball, winning pitcher, 9 innings, 10 strikeouts in 3-2, 9-inning win Doug Price, Belmont baseball, 3-for-4, 2 doubles, 3 RBI in 8-4 win Alex Lejeunesse, Hopkinton baseball, 4-for-4, 2 RBI, run in …

High school girls: Concord softball wins home game away from home

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

A couple of big defensive plays, a couple of big offensive plays, and the Concord High softball team walked away from its “home” game in Hampton with a 5-3 season-opening victory over Winnacunnet yesterday. “They played hard, played pretty well,” Concord Coach Duke Sawyer said. “We hit well, …

Concord girls’ lacrosse team working new pieces into the fold

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

A precious few returning players left Coach Steph Johnson and the Concord girls’ lacrosse team with a lot to figure out going into this season. To add to the matter, Mother Nature was in no mood to help the Crimson Tide. Cooped up indoors while the snow and …

High school Stars of the Day

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Christian McLellan, Concord baseball, double, triple, 3 RBI in 10-7 win Katherine Muzzey, Concord softball, 3-for-3, walk, run, RBI from leadoff spot in 5-3 win Dave Nelson, Hopkinton baseball, 7k in 4 IP in 5-1 win Adam Bryant, Concord boys’ tennis, 8-0 wins at singles and doubles Laura …

High school Player of the Season for boys’ basketball

Monday, April 13, 2015

Jourdain Bell SCHOOL: Bishop Brady High HONORS/STATS: The senior guard was named Division II Player of the Year after leading the Giants to their first championship since 1997. THREE FAVORITE THINGS: Music, family, friends How did it feel …

Concord baseball looks to fend off inexperience, remain competitive in Division I

Sunday, April 12, 2015

The Concord baseball team has questions. More than in recent memory. But don’t go to Scott Owen looking for all the answers. Rather, count the Crimson Tide coach among those waiting to see them for himself. “With the …

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, …