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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, April 26, 2015

JV result The Concord boys’ JV lacrosse team evened its record at 2-2 with a 5-3 victory over Salem. Connor Sackos and Ben Hicks had goals that put Concord ahead to stay. The defense played another stellar game, backstopped by Liam O’Brian in goal. Youth lacrosse The Concord Crush Black beat Crush Orange, 7-2, in girls’ U9 lacrosse action. For Black, Erin Keville assisted a Becca Barnard goal, and Katie …

Letters for Literature semi-finalists named

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Only 68 semi-finalists for the Letters about Literature competition were named out of 776 students. Students were challenged to write a letter to an author explaining how the author’s work changed their views on the world or themselves. Finalists for elementary, middle and high school levels will be named by the end of the month. Winners will receive $100 from the Center for …

People for April 25, 2015

Saturday, April 25, 2015

ALLENSTOWN Becca LaBelle traveled to South Africa with a group of students and faculty from Willam Wood University for the Woods Around the World program. The group raised money for a village school and then traveled to the country to experience African culture and see the school the students supported. BOW Holly Stewart …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school girls’ lacrosse teams

Thursday, April 16, 2015

High school girls’ lacrosse outlook John Stark Division: II Coach: John Warner (9th year) Last year: 14-3, D-III runner-up Returning starters: Lizzie Brandt, jr., A; Danielle Galli, jr., MF; Mackensie Lover, sr., D; Hailey Nase, sr., D; MacKensie …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school boys’ lacrosse teams

Thursday, April 16, 2015

High school boys’ lacrosse outlook Bow Division: II Coach: Kyle Tracy (1st year) Last year: 11-5, reached semifinals Returning starters: Dylan Labranche, sr., A; Ben Podis, jr., A; Colin Buck, jr., MF; Jack Knepper, sr., D; Robbie Jocelyn, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Youth hockey champs The Angelina’s Ristaurante CYHA Peewee 1 team (pictured) capped off the season as Valley Hockey League Peewee AAA North American champions, defeating the Worcester Jr. Sharks, 2-0. Ian Dennison scored the game-winning goal in the …

$3.1 million in grants awarded to projects for low- and moderate-income people

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The New Hampshire Community Development Finance Authority has awarded a grant to Second Start, which will allow the nonprofit to repair its main building in Concord. Overall, the finance authority has approved $3.1 million in Community Development Block Grants to eight New Hampshire communities. This money will go …

High schools: Coe-Brown girls pick up where they left off on the track

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Coe-Brown girls’ track juggernaut – which has won 10 straight championships between cross country (fall), indoor track and field (winter) and outdoor track and field (spring) – started the last indoor season slowly. The Bears were resting …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Youth hockey champs The Eastern Bank Concord Capitals Squirt 1s (pictured) completed their season by winning the Valley Hockey League Squirt Elite Division Championship. In the tournament, Concord beat Natick, Mass.; The Maine Hockey Academy; and Belmont, Mass., …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Sadie Kaplan, Franklin girls’ track and field, 1st in shot put, javelin, discus Kaitlin Bardellini, Brady girls’ track and field, 1st in 400, 200; 2nd in 100, long jump Nick Fleury, Hopkinton boys’ track and field, 1st in 100, 400, long jump Kam Anderson, Hopkinton boys’ lacrosse, 3 …

Another $500,000 federal grant propels planned senior center/Boys & Girls club in Allenstown

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

A $2.1 million recreation facility planned in Allenstown gained a significant boost in the form of a $500,000 federal grant last week. The partnership between the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Concord and the Suncook Senior Center …

High school boys: Tide baseball rallies for opening day win over Winnacunnet

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The Concord baseball team entered the season with question marks everywhere – the batter’s box, the pitcher’s mound, and every position from one through nine. One day won’t answer all of those questions. But for the Crimson Tide, …

High school girls: Concord softball wins home game away from home

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

A couple of big defensive plays, a couple of big offensive plays, and the Concord High softball team walked away from its “home” game in Hampton with a 5-3 season-opening victory over Winnacunnet yesterday. “They played hard, played pretty well,” Concord Coach Duke Sawyer said. “We hit well, …