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Staying loose and stepping up: With 10 wins, MV softball is geared up for the playoffs

05-22-2024 7:42 PM

By ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL

PENACOOK — Merrimack Valley softball coach Kevin O’Brien has three rules for his team: work hard, give effort and recognize that some days are better than others. It’s sounds overly simplistic. But it works.Wednesday’s 16-12 victory over...


High schools: Monday’s softball, baseball and lacrosse results

05-22-2024 8:55 AM

Softball Concord 2, Pinkerton 0 Key players: Concord — Maddy Wachter (win, 7 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 13 K), Andie Moreira (2 hits, double, 2 runs), Sarah Taylor (hit), Lily Hackett (3 BB, sliding catch in LF) Highlights: Concord moved into a tie atop the...


High schools: MV, Pembroke baseball win shortened games

05-22-2024 1:06 AM

BaseballMerrimack Valley 4, ConVal 2, 5 inn.Key players: MV – Landon Abbott (win, 4 IP, 5 H), Reece Clermont (1-for-2), Eli Wormald (1-for-2)Highlights: The Pride broke a 2-2 in the fourth inning, pushing across two runs. The game was called off in...


Girls’ lacrosse: Hopkinton passes final test before the playoffs begin

05-20-2024 7:23 PM

By ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL

CONTOOCOOK — Last season, when Hopkinton came up short in its first playoff game, it was really the first time all season the Hawks had to contend with running around in the heat.On Monday, they had a chance to play through some warmer temperatures in...


Track & field: Concord wins 9 events at Londonderry Invite; Coe-Brown, Winnisquam boys finish second at large invitationals ahead of weekend state championships

05-20-2024 6:26 PM

By DAN ATTORRI

With the NHIAA division championships just a week away, most area high school track and field programs participated in competitive invitationals for one final tune-up over the weekend. Six Concord High athletes won individual titles at the non-scoring...


Teevens remembered at service

05-20-2024 2:01 PM

By BEN HOOKE

HANOVER — At the stadium that will soon be named in his honor, friends, family and colleagues of late Dartmouth College football coach Eugene F. “Buddy” Teevens gathered on Saturday for an emotional celebration of life.Teevens, a 1979 Dartmouth...


High schools: Baseball, softball, lacrosse and tennis results from this weekend

05-19-2024 1:43 AM

BaseballConcord 7, Spaulding 6Key players: Concord – Mitch Coffey (win, 2.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 4 K; 3 hits, 2 runs, 2 RBI), Kaelen Williams (save, 1 IP, 2 K), Noah Chrabolowski (2 hits, run, 3 RBI), Dawson Fancher (2 hits), Alex Turant (hit, run, RBI),...


Concord softball’s senior class reflects on a dominant four-year run

05-17-2024 11:38 PM

By ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL

CONCORD — The Concord softball class of 2024 has basically known nothing but winning. They won the NHIAA Division I state championship last spring after finishing as runners-up the previous two seasons. Now 14-2 this year after a 1-0 walkoff win over...


Softball: An eight-inning no-hitter for Maddy Wachter and a walk-off RBI from Sarah Taylor highlight Tide’s Senior Night

05-17-2024 10:58 PM

By ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL

CONCORD – If you were going to pick a game Tide pitcher Maddy Wachter might be slightly less likely to throw a no-hitter, Friday against Spaulding probably would’ve been a smart pick.Wachter had already pitched a seven-inning, two-hit shutout on...


In the face of tragedy, Franklin softball seeks togetherness

05-17-2024 10:41 AM

By ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL

There was a lot riding on freshman Lily Cornell’s shoulders as she walked out to the circle for Franklin’s softball game against Newmarket on Thursday night at Odell Park. She entered the game just 10 strikeouts shy of reaching 500 for her varsity...


High schools: Thursday’s results

05-17-2024 8:47 AM

Girls’ LacrosseHopkinton 15, Plymouth 5Key players: Hopkinton – Sarah Chodosh (5 goals, assist, 2 draw controls, 2 caused turnovers, 4 ground balls), Sydney Westover (4 goals, 12 draw controls, caused turnover, 2 ground balls), Maeve Owens (3 goals,...


High schools: Wednesday’s baseball, softball, lacrosse and tennis results

05-16-2024 12:18 AM

BaseballBelmont 5, Gilford 0, 8 inn.Key players: Belmont – Anakin Underhill (8 IP, 1 H, 4 BB, 15 K), Michael Collette (2-for-4, RBI, run), Hutch Haskins (1-for-5, 2 RBI), Owen Waldron (1-for-3, walk, run), Wyatt Divers (1-for-3, RBI, run)Highlights:...


High schools: Kearsarge boys’ tennis locks up No. 2 seed; plus more tennis, baseball, softball, lax and track results

05-15-2024 8:33 PM

Boys’ Tennis Kearsarge 8, Monadnock 1 Key players: Kearsarge – Liam Miller (singles and doubles winner), Eli Whipple (singles and doubles winner), Billy Reid (singles winner), Graham West (doubles winner), Thomas Shepherd (doubles winner) Highlights:...


Gallery: Concord girls’ lacrosse celebrates Senior Night with win over Nashua North

05-15-2024 8:32 PM

Monitor staff

Concord girls’ lacrosse celebrated its senior class on Monday, before its 13-5 win over Nashua North. The group of soon-to-be graduates included team manager Erin Martel, defenseman Grace Smith, attacker Sofia Payne, midfielder Sarah Leuci and...


High schools: Monday’s baseball, softball, lax, tennis and track results

05-14-2024 5:16 PM

Baseball Concord 6, Bishop Guertin 4 Key players: Concord – Matt Jenness (win, 5 IP, 7 H, 1 ER, 2 K), Kaelen Williams (save, 2 IP, 2 H, 1 R; hit, 2 runs), Noah Chrabolowski (2 hits, 3-run double), Dawson Fancher (hit, run, RBI), Trevor Craigue (hit,...


Baseball: Undermanned, Belmont battles against one of the state’s top pitchers

05-13-2024 8:08 PM

By ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL

BELMONT — Going into a game with key starters out certainly wasn’t the most ideal scenario for head coach Matt LeBlanc as his Red Raiders (9-2) prepared to face Monadnock (12-2) in a battle between two of Division III’s top teams on Monday. And even...


High schools: Weekend track, softball, baseball, lacrosse and tennis results

05-12-2024 7:00 PM

Boys’ Track Bobcat Invitational Key players: Bishop Brady – Josh Gentchos (1st 100 in 11.19 seconds, 2nd 200), Alan Yap (5th 100, 5th 200), 4x100 (5th); Bow – Alden Betterley (2nd 1,600), Ben McDowell (2nd pole vault), Kody McCranie (4th 100), Liam...


Baseball: Three takeaways from Concord’s tight game against Goffstown

05-11-2024 9:46 AM

By ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL

CONCORD — In spite of Concord’s struggles this season, head coach Scott Owen’s never been disappointed with the effort from his group. That theme came up once again on Friday, when the Tide dropped a tight game against Goffstown, 3-2. Sophomore Alex...


How has Hopkinton, one of the smallest public schools in New Hampshire, become such a lacrosse powerhouse?

05-10-2024 9:04 AM

By ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL

At first glance, Hopkinton High School probably wouldn’t top a list of schools likely to have consistently strong lacrosse programs.With about 300 students, it’s the smallest public school in New Hampshire that has standalone teams for both boys’ and...


Monitor Sports Podcast — Catching up on the spring

05-10-2024 8:53 AM

Monitor staff

On the return of the Monitor Sports Podcast, Eric Rynston-Lobel and Dan Attorri break down the first month or so of the spring sports season, including Coe-Brown softball’s quest to defend its Division II state title, John Stark baseball’s dominant...


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