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Bishop Brady's Lenny Brochu lets loose on a shot at goal as Coe-Brown Northwood players can pnly watch during the first half at Bishop Brady yesterday.

(GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff)

High schools: Concord baseball makes the plays in 3-2 win over Merrimack

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Concord High baseball team has spent the first five games of the season looking for an identity and some consistency. Game six provided some clarification. The Crimson Tide traveled to Merrimack yesterday and came away with a 3-2 victory over the Tomahawks, one featuring the kind of steady pitching and timely hitting that coaches preach is the makeup of …

Concord’s Skinner taking his football talents north of the border

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The name on the front of his jersey will change only slightly, but the challenge in front of him will change drastically. Kris Skinner will being going from Concord to Concordia, signing his Letter of Intent yesterday to play football next year for the Stingers in Montreal. The 6-foot-2, 285-pound nose tackle has …

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 …

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, …

High school Player of the Season for hockey

Friday, April 10, 2015

Ben Nelson SCHOOL: Concord High HONORS/STATS: The junior goalie posted a 1.88 goals-against average and .915 save percentage in helping the Tide go from a non-playoff team a year ago to state runner-up this year. THREE FAVORITE THINGS: …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, April 10, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK will be looking for a fourth straight D-II title with three individual state champions. 2. COE-BROWN SOFTBALL returns six starters from last year’s 18-2 championship team, including pitcher Kianna …

High school Player of the Season for boys’ indoor track

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Zach Astle SCHOOL: Kearsarge Regional High HONORS/STATS: The junior won the shot put with a throw of 52-6 at the Division II championships. THREE FAVORITE THINGS: Track, my friends and family (dogs included) and music, good music such …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school track & field teams

Thursday, April 9, 2015

High school track & field outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coaches : Tim Cox (15th year) and David Zink-Mailloux (9th year) Last year: Boys: 4 th; Girls: Division II champion Top athletes: Boys: Trey Berry, sr., jumps; Davio DeLuca, so., distance; Jared Nelson, jr., distance; Chris Pratt, so., mid-distance; …

High school Player of the Season for girls’ indoor track

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Kristie Schoffield SCHOOL: Merrimack Valley High HONORS/STATS: The sophomore won the 600 (1:38.88) and the 3,000 (10:25.48) and was part of both the winning 4x160 and 4x400 relay teams at the Division II championships. THREE FAVORITE THINGS: My …

Concord High wins winter portion of Monitor Cup rankings

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Concord High moved atop the Monitor Cup standings after the winter season thanks to a pair of Nordic ski championships and three other top-three team finishes. The Monitor Cup ranks the area’s 15 high school varsity sports programs, awarding points based on records, how far teams advance in …

Kearsarge girls’ tennis drops season opener

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

The Kearsarge girls’ tennis team’s season opener was a rocky one, resulting in an 8-1 loss to Monadnock yesterday. Andrea Cutts and Annie Carr notched the Cougars’ lone win, taking their No. 3 doubles match by an 8-4 score. Elise Paquette fell, 9-8, in what Coach Laura Joslin-King …

Veteran Tide boys’ tennis team ready for beefed-up D-I competition

Monday, April 6, 2015

Some key pieces remain in place for the Concord High boys’ tennis team. Dave Page is entering his 11th year as the Crimson Tide’s head coach. Junior Justin Toler returns as the No. 1 player and senior Thomas …