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Coe Brown's Joel Boulanger follows through on his drive on the fourth hole at Pembroke Pines on Tuesday.

(GEOFF FORESTER  / Monitor staff)

High schools: Coe-Brown golf team breaks playoff drought

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Heading into its match at Pembroke Pines yesterday, the Coe-Brown Bears’ golf team (9-10) had one goal in mind: making the state tournament. From 2010-13, the Bears were on the outside looking in, combining for an 8-53 record, with only one win between 2011 and 2012. And the Bears delivered, shooting a 215 that was good for second place in the meet and enough to secure a berth in the end-of-season tournament. The Bears defeated host Pembroke Academy, which shot a 236, and lost to No. 1-seeded Windham (20-1), which shot a 202. “This is great for us,” Coe-Brown Coach Tim Tenasco said. “We’ve missed … 0

Principal: Players were subjected to racist slurs

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

HARTFORD, Conn. – A school principal said yesterday that members of his high school’s football team were subjected to racist taunts from among a group of adults in an eastern Connecticut town where his team had just played an away game and lost. New London High School principal William “Tommy” Thompson III said a fight broke out after fans in Plainfield used the … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Doug Champagne, Bow golf, 33, medalist in victory Nicole Benedetti, Pembroke field hockey, 2 goals in 3-2 win Jarrett Davis, MV boys’ soccer, goal, 2 assists in 3-1 win Matt LaTourette, Concord golf, medalist, even par 36 Kyle Kolehmainen, John Stark golf, medalist, 39 Maddie Cheney, Bow girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 3-1 win … 0

High schools: Brady boys’ soccer team shakes off frustration, ends losing streak

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

It’s been a frustrating start for the Bishop Brady boys’ soccer team. The Green Giants (2-4) have played well, yet they entered yesterday’s game against Mascoma at home with a 1-4 record and a four-game losing streak that included losses to Hopkinton (5-0) and Raymond (3-1). But Brady’s … 0

Merrimack Valley’s Niyomugabo accepts UNH’s scholarship offer

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Merrimack Valley senior quarterback Ivan Niyomugabo made an early-decision commitment to accept a scholarship to play football at the University of New Hampshire. “It was an easy decision,” Niyomugabo said last night. “I’m excited.” The 6-foot-1, 188-pound Niyomugabo also had offers from Central Connecticut State University and Saint … 0

High schools: Scoring touch keeps John Stark field hockey’s hot start going

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

When Jeff Soule took over the John Stark field hockey team his main focus was one thing – “you’ve got to get that goal-scoring mentality going.” That’s not to say that midfield and defensive play isn’t important. It … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, September 15, 2014

High school volleyball The Hillsboro-Deering volleyball team fell to Trinity, 3-2, on Friday. Ginny Philbrick (six kills, seven digs), Natasha Dahood (13 digs) and Emily Hatcher (11 digs, six assists, three kills) led the Hillcats (0-4). Youth hockey The Angelina’s Peewee 1 team rolled over the Andover Peewee … 0

Bow defense dominates in 35-7 victory over Campbell

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Five minutes into the new season, the Bow High football team – the defending Division III champion – stared down a 7-0 deficit. It didn’t last long. Coach Paul Cohen got the response he hoped for and the … 0

High schools: Bishop Brady football exacts some revenge, opens with 35-34 victory at Epping

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Last season the Epping-Newmarket football embarrassed Bishop Brady. Twice. The Blue Devils beat the Green Giants, 33-21, in last year’s regular season and shut them out in a 28-0 Division III East title game victory, but yesterday’s season … 0

High schools: Bow field hockey keeps hot start going with comeback win over Littleton

Saturday, September 13, 2014

If Bow field hockey Coach Lauren DiRenzo had to compare the first 10 minutes of her team’s game against Littleton to something, it would have been a classic Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi match. “The first 10 minutes … 0

MV football team rolls to first victory of season

Saturday, September 13, 2014

MANCHESTER – Merrimack Valley was disjointed last week, a bunch of individual parts that hadn’t jelled as a football team, and the result was a season-opening loss. The Pride put the pieces together during a focused week of … 0

Sudieh carries Concord during fourth quarter as Tide rallies past Winnacunnet

Saturday, September 13, 2014

HAMPTON – Fourth quarter, trailing by a point, it was time for the Tide to show some grit. It was time for Leo Sudieh to take over. Concord’s junior running back cradled the ball nine times on a 10-play drive, shredding the Winnacunnet defense for 74 yards, the … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Leo Sudieh, Concord football, 258 all-purpose yards (192 rushing, 66 receiving) Tucker Burt, MV football, 6 carries, 126 yards, 3 TDs Emilee Harlow, Pembroke girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 2-1 win Doug Champagne, Bow golf, medalist, 4 under par, 32 Frank Demaria, Bow boys’ soccer, game-winning goal in … 0