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Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

High school tourneys today Field hockey Division II quarterfinals, 3 p.m. No. 8 MV (8-7-0) at No. 1 Windham (13-0-1) Previous tournament game: MV edged No. 9 Hanover, 1-0 in overtime. Windham received a bye. head to head: Windham topped MV, 5-1, 10 days ago. Notes: The final score when the teams met recently was a bit lopsided, but the game was not. MV trailed by just a goal, 2-1, …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, October 24, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (with last week’s rank) 1. BOW GOLF (1) The first champions of autumn stay in the top spot for one more week. 2. BOW FOOTBALL (3) Second-string Falcons were in by the second quarter of Saturday’s 55-6 win at Raymond. 3. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ X-C (2) The Bears will …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Caitlyn Shea, Concord girls’ volleyball, 48 assists, 6 digs in 3-1 victory over Spaulding Ellie Pope, Bishop Brady girls’ soccer, 4 goals in 6-0 victory over Newport Erica Doubleday, Winnisquam volleyball, 30 assists, 5 aces, 2 kills in 3-0 victory over Franklin Madalyn Lover, John Stark girls’ volleyball, 3 kills, 3 aces, 22 assists in 3-0 victory over Manchester West Lauren Hatch, Concord …

High schools: Pittsfield boys’ soccer team gets back on track

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Pittsfield boys’ soccer Coach Derek Hamilton knew his team needed to right the ship after being winless in its last three games (0-2-1) if it wanted to be in a good position heading into the playoffs. And the …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Thursday, October 9, 2014

High school tournaments today Golf Division I championship At Concord Country Club, 9 a.m. Team qualifiers: No. 1 Bedford (18-2), No. 2 Keene (17-3), No. 3 Manchester Memorial (16-4), No. 3 Pinkerton (16-4), No. 5 Bishop Guertin (14-6), No. 5 Nashua North (14-6), No. 7 Nashua South (13-7), …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Casey Clark, Pittsfield boys’ soccer, 2 goals in victory Bridgette Winters, H-D girls’ soccer, 2 goals, 2 assists in 4-3 OT victory Erica Doubleday, Winnisquam volleyball, 28 assists, 3 aces in 3-0 win Chris Duggan, Belmont boys’ soccer, 3 assists in 9-0 win …

High schools: Negative result, but many positives for MV field hockey team

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Yesterday’s final result, a 2-1 overtime loss to visiting Kennett, didn’t please the Merrimack Valley field hockey team. But the Pride was pleased by how it played. “We would have loved to have won,” MV Coach Kim Kenney …

John Stark Regional High wins bass fishing tournament

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

The John Stark Regional High bass fishing team won the second annual NHIAA tournament over the weekend. Seniors Tyler Spiers and Daniel Medvetz represented John Stark. In the finals on Saturday at Lake Winnisquam, Stark had the top …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Izzy Gesen, Hopkinton field hockey, hat trick in win Caitlyn Keenan, Bow girls’ soccer, hat trick in win Emmy Campbell, Hopkinton field hockey, 6 saves, 7th shutout of the year Jacob Rockwood, Hopkinton boys’ soccer, 2 goals, 3 assists in win Riley McNicholas, Hopkinton boys’ soccer, hat trick, …

High schools: Concord volleyball team finding its winning touch

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

There’s nothing wrong with being average, but the Concord High volleyball team aspires to be above average. Last night, it got there. For the first time this season, the Crimson Tide eclipsed .500, moving to 6-5 thanks to …

Coaching keeps Amy Dutton going as she wages her battle against cancer

Monday, October 6, 2014

Cancer couldn’t keep Amy Dutton from the sidelines. Despite being diagnosed with both breast and ovarian cancer in November of 2011, Dutton hasn’t missed a season as the Belmont girls’ soccer coach. In fact, Dutton has doubled down …

Franklin football shows poise in come-from-behind overtime win over Stevens

Sunday, October 5, 2014

FRANKLIN – They grow up so fast. Seven minutes and 12 seconds, to be exact. That’s how long it took the Franklin High defense, sturdy all game, to force a game-changing fumble, the Golden Tornadoes offense to score …

John Stark football team goes from ecstasy to agony in final seconds of 7-6 loss

Sunday, October 5, 2014

WEARE – There are losses, and then there are heartbreaking losses. These are the type of losses that bring tears, plenty of which could be found in the John Stark huddle after yesterday’s 7-6 loss to divisional opponent Hollis-Brookline (2-3). Generally a 7-6 loss doesn’t lead to such …