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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements


Friday, July 07, 2017
Youth baseball

The Merrimack Valley Riverside Blue team capped off a 10-win regular season with a 5-3 victory over Franklin for the league championship.

Golf result

Russ Matthews and Sherm Barrett took first place in the Beaver Meadow Senior League. The teams of Dan O’Donnell and Bob Norton and Dennis Johnson and Glenn Smart tied for second.

Coaches needed

Bishop Brady High School has the following coaching vacancies: girls’ JV soccer and boys’ JV soccer. Please email Annie Alosa, Director of Athletics, at aalosa@bishopbrady.edu or send information to Bishop Brady High School, 25 Columbus Ave., Concord, 03301.

Concord High School is looking for a boys’ freshman soccer coach, girls’ freshman soccer coach, JV volleyball coach and girls’ varsity ice hockey head and assistant coaches. Please send resume and three letters of reference to Steve Mello, Director of Physical Education & Sport, 170 Warren Street, Concord, 03301 or email smello@sau8.org.

Rundlett Middle School is looking coaches for its field hockey, girls’ soccer, boys’ basketball and girls’ basketball ‘A’ teams. Please send resumes and three letters of reference to Steve Mello, Director of Physical Education and Sport, 170 Warren Street, Concord or email smello@sau8.org.

Franklin High School has the following coaching vacancies: head JV baseball coach and head varsity field hockey coach. Franklin Middle School is also looking for a head football coach, assistant football coach, assistant track and field coach and a head field hockey coach. All interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and up to three references to Athletic Director Dan Sylvester at dsylvester@sau18.org.

Hillsboro-Deering High School has the following coaching vacancy: boys’ JV soccer head coach. All interested candidates should apply at hdsd.org. Click on employment, then athletics and fill out an application.

Hopkinton Middle High School is hiring for the following coaching positions: JV boys’ soccer, JV girls’ soccer, varsity cross country assistant, middle school field hockey, varsity Nordic assistant, middle school Nordic and middle school boys’ basketball. Interested applicants please send a letter of interest and resume to Dan Meserve, Athletic Director, at dmeserve@hopkintonschools.org.

John Stark Regional High School has the following coaching openings for the 2017-18 school year: varsity swimming and varsity boys’ volleyball. Send a current resume, letter of interest and three current letters of reference to Mark Searles, Athletic Director, John Stark Regional High School, 618 North Stark Highway, Weare, NH 03281 or via email at mark.searles@sau24.org.

Pembroke Academy is seeking a varsity girls’ soccer assistant coach for the 2017 fall season. Prior coaching or playing experience preferred. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest to mdesilets@sau53.org and pfamulari@sau53.org.

Winnisquam Regional High School is looking for a head cross country coach and a middle school head cheerleading coach. If interested, send a letter of interest, coaching resume and Winnisquam Regional School District application form to, Athletic Director Becky Zumbach, Winnisquam Regional High School, 435 West Main Street, Tilton, 03276 or to bzumbach@wrsdsau59.org.

Players needed

Concord Capitols Football and Cheer is looking for football players and cheerleaders in grades K-8. The league offers flag football and tackle football. Anyone interested in signing up please contact Jen at jdiachenko@gmail.com or 608-7470. More information can be found at concordcapitols.org

Capital Soccer Club is seeking a U13 (2004 birth year) goalkeeper and U14 (2003 birth year) players for its elite teams playing in the Northeast Soccer League (Maple). See club information at capitalsoccerclub-nh.com. Contact Ben Stephenson at 491-3819.

Officials needed

NH Wrestling Officials Association is in need of apprentices. A minimum of two years experience in the sports as a coach or wrestler is required. Training is set to begin on Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact NHWOA President Rick Ross at 396-8238 to reserve a seat.

Tryouts/Registrations

Concord High School fall sports online registration will be open through Aug. 1. Athletes must register online within this timeframe.

Rundlett Middle School fall sports online registration closes on Aug. 8. To register, sign into your PowerSchool Parent account at https://ps.sau8.or go directly to the CHS or RMS website. Look under the athletics tab for further directions. Tryouts and practices for boys’ and girls’ cross country (grades 6-8), field hockey (grades 6-8), boys’ and girls’ soccer (grades 7-8) and volleyball (grades 6-8) start on Aug. 31.

Bow Recreation Ultimate Frisbee will have games this fall for grades 5-8. Games are played Monday and Thursday evenings from 6-7:30 p.m. at Gosling Field in Bow. Registration is required through Bow Recreation. For more information call 228-2222.

Concord Recreation boys middle school basketball league will be held on Sundays through July 30 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Green Street Community Center. League is 3-vs-3 and is for boys in grades 6-8.

Concord Cannons Elite Baseball League Travel Program will be conducting tryouts for the 2017-2018 season on Aug. 12 for ages 10U-12U at NHTI in Concord from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tryout cost is $30. Included in the 10U-12U tryout fee is two pre-tryout workouts with Program Director Bryan Caruso on Aug. 8 and Aug. 10 at Concord Sports Center. The 13U-16U Cannons tryouts will be held on Aug. 13 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at NHTI.

Seacoast United Cubs baseball will host tryouts for their 2017-18 travel teams on Aug. 15-16, with the 9U/10U team meeting from 5-6:30 p.m. and the 11U/12U team at 6:30-8 p.m.. Tryouts are $30 per player and include a Seacoast United Cubs t-shirt. The Seacoast United Concord Indoor Facility is located at 10 Ferry Street in Concord. For more contact Jordan Anderson at janderson@seacoastunited.com.

Events

Roller skating at Everett Arena will take place through July 30: Fridays from 6-8 p.m. and Sundays from 5-7 p.m. Adults only is Friday from 8:15-10:15 p.m. and Sundays from 7:15-9:15 p.m. Admission is $5 and skate rentals are available for $5. For more information call 228-2784.

2nd Annual World Run-Paddle Biathlon Championship will be held on July 23 at the NHTI Boat Ramp starting at 10 a.m. Participants may do both the running and paddling solo, or compete with a teammate. The race kicks off with a 4K trail run and finishes with a 4K flat-water paddle. Contact twalton@nedelta.com for more information.

Camps/Clinics/Lessons

Bow Recreation Bootcamp will be on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 7:15 to 8:15 a.m. for adults. Teen Fit Camp is also on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8:15-9 a.m. throughout the summer. Registration is required. Contact the Bow Recreation office at 228-2222.

Middle school basketball players are invited to join Concord High School boys’ basketball Coach David Chase for an evening of skills training and 3-on-3 scrimmages at the high school gym. Open to boys and girls in grades 6-8, the clinic will begin with a half hour focused on skills followed by an hour of 3-on-3 scrimmaging. The clinics will be held over the next two Sundays and run from 6:30-8 p.m. No fee to play. For more information, email Chase at 4chaseteam@comcast.net.

UNH women’s basketball camp is now accepting registrations for girls in grades 2-9 as of the fall of 2017. Session Two will run from Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with registration starting at 8:30 a.m. on Monday and camp ending at 2 p.m. on Friday. To register go to unhwildcats.com/camps. For more details contact assistant coach Kelsey Hogan at kelsey.hogan@unh.edu or 862-4059.

Southern New Hampshire University’s 37th Annual New Hampshire All-Star Basketball School will be hosted by SNHU head basketball Coach Stan Spirou. Boys and girls ages 8-16 can attend either one or both sessions, Monday through Friday and/or July 17-21. For more information and to register visit nhallstarcamp.com.

Shooter’s Gold Basketball Camps will be held in six different towns around the state. Forms are printable from hogancamps.com along with information, tuition and other important facts about the camps. They will be held Monday through Thursday at Littleton High School, Monday through Friday at Inter-Lakes Elementary School in Meredith. Gilford Middle School and Hooksett will be Shooter’s Gold sites for boys and girls in grades 1-8 during the week of July 17-21.

UNH women’s soccer camps are now open for registration. The 2017 Junior Wildcat Girls Soccer Camp will be held from Monday through Thursday. All female players in grades 1-5 (as of the 2017-18 academic year) are invited to register. Each day runs from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. This session costs $180. The 2017 UNH Girls Soccer Overnight Camp will be held from July 16-19. This session is open to all female player in grades 6-12 (as of the 2017-18 academic year). The overnight option costs $530 and the commuter option totals $430. For more details go to UNHWildcats.com or contact UNH assistant coach Amanda Webb at Amanda.Webb@unh.edu.

Crimson Tide Summer Cheerleading Camp hosted by Concord High School cheerleaders will be held from Monday through Friday. It is open to all incoming second- through eighth-graders and will be held at eXtreem Cheer in Bow. Flyers are available at elementary schools via physical education teachers. For more information contact coach Laura Owen at Lnorwalt-owen@sau8.org.

IHB Youth Baseball Camp to benefit Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth will be held Monday through Friday at Pembroke Academy. The camp is open to both boys and girls ages 6-13. Cost is $80 per camper which includes two tickets to the Fisher Cats on Friday. To register or find out more information visit ihbbaseball.net or contact Camp Director John Bly at coachbly@comcast.net or 558-1320.

Seacoast Express United soccer camps will be held this summer. Passing and Finishing Camp will run Monday through Friday from 5-7 p.m. at 10 Ferry St., Unit 105 in Concord. Cost is $100. Seacoast United Express Elite Day Camp will be July 31-Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 31 College Drive in Concord. Cost is $220. Seacoast United Express Community Camp is Aug. 7-11 from 4-7 p.m. at 10 Ferry St., Unit 105 in Concord. Cost is $120. For more information on all camps and to register go to seacoastunited.com.

Concord Recreation Little Hitters Tennis for ages 4-5 will run Tuesdays and Thursdays from this Tuesday through July 20. Visit concordparksandrec.com for times and prices.

Play On! Soccer Camp will be held at NHTI July 17-21 for boys and girls in grades 1-3, and a second session for grades 4-11 under the direction of Coach Heidi Crockett and Derek Johnson.

Catching Camp – a national program dedicated to training baseball and softball catchers – still has a few spots open for its 17th Annual Summer Camp. The four-day, 16-hour camps will be held on July 17-20 and July 31-Aug. 3 at Gill Stadium in Manchester. For more information, or to register, visit catchingcamp.com or call Jay Weaver at 882-8981.

Concord Recreation lacrosse camp for grades 3-9 will be held July 17-21 from 9 a.m. to noon. Merrimack Valley lacrosse Coach Sean O’Brien will instruct. Visit concordparksandrec.com for more information.

24th Annual Specialty Basketball Camp, hosted at NHTI by Coach Paul Hogan, will be held July 23-27. Camp information can be found at hogancamps.com or 340-1719.

Bow High basketball clinic hosted by the girls’ varsity players and coaches will be holding a clinic July 24-27 from 6-8 p.m. at Bow High School. For more information and to register visit sites.google.com/bownet.org/bhsgirlsbasketballclinic/home.

Caramba Soccer Camps is offering summer camps for players ages 7-18. Camps are run by Jorge Pardo, a USSF A level coach. The camps will be held in Chichester July 31-Aug. 4 and Concord from July 24-28. High school preseason is Aug. 7-10. For more information, call 496-3589 or visit soccerskillscamp.org.