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Senior Matt Latourette – who’s been called “one of the best players in the state” by his coach – will lead a Concord team that will try to return to the Division I tourney after missing the cut last season. (Geoff Forester / Monitor staff)

The present – and distant future – look brighter for Concord High golf team

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Senior Matt LaTourette is back to lead the Concord High golf team this fall, and fellow seniors Connor Daniels and Trevor Moore will once again be part of the team’s nucleus. But the big story for the Crimson Tide during this preseason is the youth movement. “We had about 25 kids that signed up, and we cut it down to 14, and eight of them were freshmen,” said Ed Deshaies, who is entering his 12th season as Concord’s head coach. “I’ve never had that many freshmen in one year that have made the team. I don’t think I ever had eight that went out, let …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school golf teams

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

High school golf outlook Bishop Brady Division: II Coach: Phil Davis (1st year) Last year: 6-15, did not make tournament Returning players: Jackson Bouley, sr.; Danny Bryck, jr.; Spencer Fleming, sr.; Justin Muise, sr.; Parker Guimond, jr.; Sarah Vermette, so.; Mary-Anne Wiley, so.; Michael Tauscher, jr.; William Scrivens, so.; Meghann Haley, so.; Madison …

Fresh start for optimistic Concord High field hockey team

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Bonnie Proulx is living out one of her longtime goals. Now, it’s her job to help her players realize some of theirs. Proulx, who takes over the Concord High field hockey helm this season, longed to coach her own varsity team. And when Steph Johnson stepped down after six seasons, Proulx was more …

High school Player of the season for boys’ tennis

Friday, July 3, 2015

JUSTIN TOLER School: Concord Honors/stats: The junior was the No. 1 player from a Crimson Tide team that went 15-2 and reached the Division I final. He won the state doubles tournament with Thomas Bengtson and advanced to …

High school baseball Player of the Season

Thursday, July 2, 2015

EVAN VULGAMORE SCHOOL: Bow High HONORS/STATS: The junior catcher was named Division III Player of the Year. THREE FAVORITE THINGS: Playing baseball, listening to music and hanging out with my friends Describe your season in one word. Fulfilling …

East turns it around at halftime to win CHaD All-Star Game, 29-15

Sunday, June 28, 2015

MANCHESTER – They found the end zone early. They were up by two scores in the middle of the first quarter. They came up with five turnovers in the first half. It was a great way for Team …

CHaD East-West All-Star game: A game of second chances

Saturday, June 27, 2015

The injuries happened on the same day, Sept. 20, 2014. That’s when Merrimack Valley quarterback Ivan Niyomugabo broke his left wrist and Concord receiver/defensive back Jacob Szulc broke his right leg. Both were lost for the rest of …

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Softball switch Softball’s Granite State Games, showcasing the top 2015 high school graduates, was postponed on Tuesday and rescheduled to this evening at Plymouth State University. The two doubleheaders pitting players from each of New Hampshire’s four divisions will begin at 5 p.m. …

Granite State Games softball rosters filled with area players

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Eighteen area softball players were selected to compete in the Granite State Games, pitting the top high school seniors from each of the four divisions against each other. The games will be played Tuesday at Plymouth State University, with two doubleheaders beginning at 5 p.m. Concord’s Cassidy Emerson …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, June 19, 2015

FINAL POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) won its fourth straight Division II title with 151 points, the most in this championship run. 2. COE-BROWN SOFTBALL (2) defended its D-II title and finished 17-3 by outscoring its four playoff opponents 35-6. …

High school baseball all-state teams announced; Bow’s Vulgamore D-III Player of the Year

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Evan Vulgamore, a junior catcher on the Bow High baseball team, was named Division III Player of the Year by the NH Baseball Coaches Association. Bow’s Dennis Ordway was named D-III Assistant Coach of the Year, and Winnisquam’s …

Concord High claims Monitor Cup for second straight school year

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Concord High successfully defended the Monitor Cup for the 2014-15 school year, keeping its claim as the top athletic program in the Monitor’s coverage area. The Crimson Tide built a big lead with a runaway winter season, then held off strong springs from Coe-Brown and Hopkinton. The Monitor …

Girls’ lacrosse all-state teams announced

Monday, June 15, 2015

Kearsarge’s Anna Stowell, a junior attack, is the lone area girls’ lacrosse player to receive first team all-state recognition, as voted on by the NH Girls’ Lacrosse Coaches Association. Stowell helped lead the Cougars to a 13-3 record and the Division III semifinals before losing to eventual champion …