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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 …

Parker, Clachar are runners-up at New England meet

Monday, June 15, 2015

It seems the only way to beat the Coe-Brown girls’ track and field team is to set a record. The Bears came home from Saco, Maine, with a pair of runner-up finishes at the New England Track & …

D-II softball final: Coe-Brown overwhelms top seed Goffstown to repeat as champs

Sunday, June 14, 2015

MANCHESTER – Coe-Brown was in the field for all of two pitches in last night’s Division II softball championship when shortstop Amanda Riley made an error. But don’t mention that to Riley, it’s kind of a touchy subject. …

Twin State lacrosse rosters announced

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Hopkinton’s James McCluskey and John Stark’s Terry Zervos will represent the boys’ team and Bishop Brady’s Sarah Thomas and John Stark’s Hailey Nase will represent the girls’ team for New Hampshire at the annual NH/VT Twin State lacrosse games Saturday at Hanover High. The girls’ game begins at …

Coe-Brown wins fourth softball title

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Coe-Brown improved to 4-4 in softball championship games with yesterday’s convincing victory. Their title-game history: Wins 2015 – def. Goffstown, 10-1 2014 – def. John Stark, 6-5 2010 – def. Kennett, 5-3 1978 – def. Littleton (score NA) Losses 2013 – lost to ConVal, 5-3 2009 – lost …

Six seniors pave way to Coe-Brown’s third straight championship appearance

Saturday, June 13, 2015

MANCHESTER – Two years ago, the Coe-Brown softball team made its way to Southern New Hampshire University with a core of sophomores taking the big stage for the first time. The top-seeded Bears reached the Division II title …

High school softball All-State teams released

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Franklin’s Alexis Colpack was named Division III softball Player of the Year, and 13 other area players received First Team All-State recognition, as voted on by the New Hampshire Softball Coaches Association. Concord’s Cassidy Emerson and Deb Morrill were named to the Division I first team. Coe-Brown’s Amanda …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Saturday, June 13, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) won four events and had 11 top-six finishes (New England qualifiers) at the Meet of Champions. 2. COE-BROWN SOFTBALL (9) will play in its third …

D-II softball semifinals: Coe-Brown going to the ’ship for a third straight season

Friday, June 12, 2015

MANCHESTER – As soon as the ball leapt off Amanda Riley’s bat, most everyone at Southern New Hampshire University knew the confines of the softball field could not keep the ball in play. And as Riley rounded third, …

Defensive woes haunt Hopkinton baseball in Division III semifinal loss to Campbell

Friday, June 12, 2015

MANCHESTER – Dreaded as season-ending losses are, there is an agreed upon way to go about settling for them. Teams want to go out with their best efforts and their best games – and most of all, without …

Concord boys’ tennis duo of Toler, Bengtson wins doubles title

Friday, June 12, 2015

MANCHESTER – The Concord tennis coaches nicknamed the shot, a feathery drop volley, a “Thomas,” because it’s a favorite weapon for senior Thomas Bengtson. Yesterday Bengtson and his doubles partner, Justin Toler, used the “Thomas” to perfection, drop …