A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, July 23, 2016
Men’s basketball

“A” division

Foothills Physical Therapy outlasted Swim NH in overtime, 70-65. Foothills was led by Jacob Szulc (18 points) and Cam Owen (15 points). Bill Stovall chipped in 21 points for Swim NH.

The Club defeated CRW Landscaping, 74-52. Nick Porter (18 points) and Shawn Durgin (17 points) paced The Club. Matt Miller had 12 points for CRW.

New Heights Roofing beat Lakes Region, 84-81. New Heights was led by Derek Jensen (30 points) and Kyle Jensen (27 points). Zach Stevens paced Lakes Region with 23 points.

“B” division

Medicus defeated Huskies, 75-42. Taylor Caron (33 Points) and Todd Shackford (18 Points) led Medicus. Chris Bennett had 11 points for Huskies.

Naturals beat Brochu, 62-51. Jeff Abbott (17 points) and Justin Abbott (15 points) led Naturals. J.T Driscoll added 19 points for Brochu.

White Men Can’t Jump defeated White Mountain Fiberglass, 68-55. White Men Can’t Jump was led by Max Sullivan (21 points) and Ben Graycroft (19 points). Nate Fuller Chipped in 19 points for White Mountain Fiberglass.

“C” division

Boost Defeated Pete’s Painting. Zach Seaverns (17 points) and Evin Colby (12 points) led Boost. Pete’s was led by Solo (14 points).

Big Ballers beat Gelo, 67-65. Big Ballers was led by Andrew Weatherbee (29 points) and Daniel Martinez (12 points). Kevin Chagnon chipped in 26 points for Gelo.

IDC beat Muniz, 60-54. Chris Mahoney (25 points) paced IDC. Josh Muniz added 19 points for Muniz.

NH1 News defeated Purple Reign, 70-64, in overtime. Mike Orlando and Kevin Deane each chipped in 23 points for NH1. Max Yee paced Purple Reign with 11 points.

“Over 35” division

Avalanche Screen Printing defeated Joe Kings, 66-50. Don Hooks (19 points) and Larry Cook (17 points) led Avalanche. Paul Bradley added 13 points for Joe Kings.

Concord Insiders beat UP2U Fitness, 57-54. Dave Krause (20 points) and Matt Lankhorst (10 points) paced the Insiders. Dan Chapman added 12 points for UP2U.

Distinguished Gentleman defeated Vanacore Law, 88-68. Distinguished Gents were led by J.R. Mathieu (28 points) and Jeff Joseph (20 points). Solo led Vanacore with 24 points.

New Hampshire Open

The New Hampshire Open begins Wednesday at Owl’s Nest Resort & Golf Club. The event is open to professionals, as well as amateurs who have a handicap index of 4.0 or better. Contact the New Hampshire Golf Association at 219-0371.

Babe Ruth league

New Hampshire umpires Jack Caron, Jim Gaudet, Jim Rivers, Gerry Rosado and Keith Vachon will travel to Florida for the Babe Ruth Softball World Series. New Hampshire teams from Litchfield, Windham and Rochester have qualified for the tourney, which will run from Tuesday through Aug. 11.

Bow recreational camps

Bow recreation is offering archery, basketball, floor hockey, girls on the run, nature walks, soccer, tennis and volleyball, along with many fitness programs. Go to bownh.gov or call the recreation office at 228-2222.

Junior Monarchs

Junior Monarchs hockey has an opening for a goalie and split-season U18 skater positions. Email jeremy@tri-townicearena.com or call 270-1024.

Softball tryouts

The Lightning will host tryouts at Martin Field for its competitive ASA softball teams. Tryouts start Aug. 3. Contact Jim Rosenberg at jrosenberg@shaheengordon.com.

Coaches needed

Pittsfield Middle High School is seeking a girls Varsity soccer head coach. Previous experience playing and or coaching is preferred but not required. All interested applicants should contact Jay Darrah, Director of Athletics at jaydarrah@pittsfieldnhschools.org.

Coe-Brown Northwood Academy is seeking a JV girls’ soccer coach for the 2016 season. Send a letter of interest, résumé and three references to: Matthew Skidds, Athletic Director, Coe-Brown Northwood Academy, 907 First NH Turnpike, Northwood, NH 03261.

Bishop Brady High School has openings for a girls’ varsity soccer head coach, and both JV boys’ and girls’ soccer coaches. Email or mail a cover letter, résumé and three letters of reference to Andy Lathrop, director of athletics, at alathrop@bishopbrady.edu or send it to Bishop Brady High School, 25 Columbus Ave., Concord, NH 03301.

Franklin School District has the following coaching vacancies: JV volleyball (fall), JV/varsity football assistant (fall), football athletic trainer (varsity, JV, middle school), spirit (fall and winter), JV girls’ basketball (winter), varsity indoor track (winter) and varsity outdoor track (spring). Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and contacts for three references to Athletic Director Dan Sylvester at dsylvester@sau18.org or 119 Central Street, Franklin, NH 03235. Previous experience playing and/or coaching is preferred. Application and school information can be found at sau18.org.

Hillsboro-Deering High School has the following coaching vacancies for 2016-17 school year: winter cheerleading coach and a varsity assistant football coach (RB/DB/special teams). All interested candidates should apply at hdsd.org, under Employment.

Hopkinton High School is looking for the following coaching positions: JV girls’ soccer and varsity Nordic skiing. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, and list of references to: Dan Meserve, AD, Hopkinton High School, 297 Park Ave, Contoocook, NH 03229.

John Stark Regional High School has the following coaching openings for the 2016-17 school year: varsity field hockey, JV girls’ volleyball, varsity wrestling, assistant boys’ ice hockey, JV girls’ basketball and varsity track and field. 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.

Rundlett Middle School has the following coaching vacancies: field hockey “B” team and volleyball “B” team. Applicants should send three letters of reference to Steve Mello, Director of Physical Education & Sport, 170 Warren Street, Concord, NH 03301 or email smello@sau8.org.

Pittsfield Middle High School is looking for a girls’ varsity soccer head coach. Previous experience playing and or coaching is preferred but not required. All interested applicants should contact Jay Darrah, Director of Athletics at jaydarrah@pittsfieldnhschools.org. Please send a letter of interest, resume and references to: Pittsfield Middle High School, 23 Oneida St., Pittsfield, 03263.


Summer high school basketball girls’ tournaments will be held at NHTI today and Saturday for girls. Contact Coach Jen Fithian at jrfithian@gmail.com for more.

CHS football golf tournament will be held Aug. 12 at Beaver Meadow Golf Course. Anyone interested in sponsoring or playing should contact the Quarterback Club at chsqbc@yahoo.com.

Concord High boys’ soccer alumni game will be played Aug. 18 at 5 p.m. at Rundlett Middle School. All past players are welcome. Any questions should be sent to Scott Dunlop at scottdunlop28@yahoo.com.

Granite State Open golf tournament will be hosted by Loudon Country Club on Aug. 28 to benefit veterans. Cost to enter is $150 per team. Over $3,000 in prizes are up for grabs. Call the pro shop at 783-3372 for more details.

Volunteers needed

Blue Storm Sports Organization, a youth sports program in the Merrimack Valley School District, is looking for volunteers to assist the organization in a variety of capacities. Blue Storm Sports sponsors youth football, cheer and lacrosse and strives to ensure a positive sports experience for youth in the district. Contact bluestormsports@gmail.com.

Officials needed

NH Wrestling Officials Association is looking for officials for the upcoming season. There will be a clinic in September. Officials must have at least two years experience either as a wrestler and/or coach. Contact NHWOA president Rick Ross at 396-8238 for information.

Players needed

Seacoast Express United soccer is looking for additional players for its U13 boys (two players), U9 boys (two players), U8 boys (three players) and U12 girls (two players) teams. Contact Bill Nardino at bnardino@seacoastunited.com.

Hooksett 10U girls’ softball team is looking for two girls born after Jan. 1, 2005 that live in the Hooksett, Candia, Goffstown or Manchester area to complete its travel team for the 2016 season. Contact Michael at 305-8461.

Central Force AAU girls’ basketball team is looking for players for the upcoming season. Call Mark Dionne at 340-1281.


Paul Hogan Basketball Camps will be held as follows: 23rd annual Specialty Basketball Camp Sunday-July 28. Camp information can be found at hogancamps.com or by calling 340-1719. Forms are printable from the site along with information, tuition and other facts.

Concord Community Field Hockey Camp will run Tuesday-July 28: 1-4 p.m. for middle school and 5-8 p.m. for high school players. For more contact Sarah Richards at srichards@seacoastunited.com or by calling 758-7127

Concord Rec soccer camps are now open for registration. Mini soccer ages 4-6 (not in 1st grade), Monday-July 29, 5:30-7 p.m. at Keach Park; Middle school, grades 6-9, Monday-July 29, 8:30 a.m.-noon, at Keach Park. Full day camp, grades 1-6, July 28-29, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Keach Park. For more visit concordparksandrec.com or call 225-8690.

Seacoast Express United soccer camps for ages 3-19 will be held in Concord from Monday to mid-August for players from beginners to aspiring college players. For more go to seacoastunitedexpress.org/camps or contact Bill Nardino at bnardino@seacoastunited.com.

NH Hoop Skills will be holding its summer girls’ basketball day camp at Southern New Hampshire University Monday-July 29. For more contact Karen Pinkos at k.pinkos@snhu.edu, or visit nhoopskills.com and snhupenmen.com.

Cap City Basketball summer camps will run Monday-July 29. Camp is open to players entering grades 1-9 and runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday. Cost is $215 per camp. For more go to CapCityBasketball.com.

Seacoast Express Concord Community Field Hockey Camp runs Tuesday-July 28: 1-4 p.m. for middle school players and 5-8 p.m. for high school players. Camp will be held at 10 Ferry St. For more contact Sarah Richards at srichards@seacoastunited.com or 758-7127.

Concord recreational programs Grand Slam tennis camp – Grades 3-6 will run from Aug. 1-5, 9 a.m.-noon. Beginner and intermediate field hockey camps – Grades 3-9. Camp runs Aug. 1-5, 5-8 p.m. at Keach Park. Camp directors will be Kim Kenney and Kate Letendre. Fall soccer registration – Ages 4-6 and grades 1-6. Non-residents may register for Soccer Fun-damentals and Division I. Division II and III are for Concord/Penacook residents only. The late fee deadline is July 29. For more go to concordparksandrec.com or call 225-8690.


NH Lady Cannons softball club will hold tryouts for the 2016 fall season and the 2017 summer season. Tryouts for 12U and 14U will be held on Tuesday 6-8 p.m. at the Concord Sport Center. Tryouts for 16U and 18U will be held on July 27 at the Concord Sport Center from 6-8 p.m. There is a $25 dollar tryout fee. For more contact Russ Saucier at Russ.saucier@me.com or 603-944-6445 or Whitney Roberts at 603-733-6096.

NH Comets ASA softball team will be holding tryouts for the 2016-17 season on the following dates and times: Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. for 10U, 12U and 14U; Aug. 2, 5:30 p.m., for 16U and 18U; Aug. 6, for 10U at 9 a.m., 12U at 10:30 a.m., 14U at 12:30 p.m., 16U and 18U at 2 p.m. Tryouts will be held at Hanson Park on Albin Road in Bow.

Concord Little League will be offering summer ball for all Concord and area towns. Boys and girls ages 8-12 are encouraged to sign up. Cost is $40 and players receive an MLB hat and t-shirt. For more contact Joe Russell at joerussell43@comcast.net.

Women’s slow pitch softball registrations are now open. The league runs Sunday nights for women 18 and older in July and August. For more contact Bow recreation at parksrec@bow-nh.gov.

Freedom Soccer Premier and Elite teams are holding tryouts for the 2016-17 season for the girls U10, U11, U12, 16, U17 and U18 teams. Visit freedomsoccernh.com or contact Andrew Palhof at freedomsoccernh@gmail.com.

Seacoast Express United is offering men’s, women’s and coed soccer leagues for this summer. Visit seacoastunitedexpress.org/Leagues/index_E.html.

Capital Soccer Club tryouts will be held for the U13 and U14 fall teams (2003 and 2004 birthdays) for the 2016-2017 season. Visit capitalsoccerclub-nh.com to register or contact Ben Stephenson at capitalsoccernh@gmail.com for more.

Fall sport registrations at Rundlett Middle School must be done online by going to ps.sau8.org. Online registration is now open and will close on Sept. 9.

Merrimack Valley High School will hold tryouts in the following sports in the dates that follow: football – equipment handout Aug. 8-9; first day of practice on Aug. 10. Boys’ and girls’ soccer, field hockey, cross country, spirit, golf and bass fishing – Aug. 15, 8 a.m. on each teams’ respective field.

Hillsboro-Deering High School fall sports tryouts and practices start at the following dates, times and locations – football, Aug. 10, 7 a.m. at HDHS Upper Field; girls’ soccer, Aug. 15, 7:30 a.m. at HDHS soccer fields; boys’ soccer, Aug. 15, 8 a.m. at HDHS soccer fields; girls’ volleyball, Aug. 15, 8 a.m. at HDHS Gym; cross country, Aug. 15, 8 a.m. at HDHS; golf, Aug. 15, 3 p.m. at Angus Lea; bass fishing, Aug. 15, 4 p.m. at HDHS. All athletes trying out must have a physical already on file with the school nurse or a current physical for 2016-17 ready to turn in and current ImPact test results on file with the school nurse/athletic trainer or ready to turn in. ImPact tests will be offered free of charge at HDHS, on a date TBD in early August.

The Concord Cannons travel baseball organization will be holding tryouts for the 2017 season. Ages 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U, 14U on Saturday, Aug. 13. Tryouts for the 15U-18U teams will be held Sunday, Aug. 14. No pre-registration required. For more go to concordsportscenter.com or call 224-1655.

Merrimack Valley Middle School fall sports dates are as follows – football Aug. 17 from 5-7 p.m.; soccer, cross-country and field hockey Aug. 30, from 2:45-4:30 p.m.; spirit Aug. 30 at 5 p.m. The above times are subject to change, so be sure to check the MVMS Athletics website during the summer for any updates.

Concord High fall sports registration can be done by signing into your PowerSchool Parent account at ps.sau8.org. Once logged into PowerSchool, click the “Athletic Registration” link in the left menu. Registrations should be done as soon as possible.