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Swarming defense a strength as New Hampshire readies for Shrine Game against Vermont

Friday, August 1, 2014

Consider David Jackson a convert. The New Hampshire coach for the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl is an offense guy. Has been throughout his career. But after seeing his team at practice, he had to admit it’s the other side of the ball that has him looking for superlatives going into tomorrow’s annual showdown. “I’ve always been offensively minded, I’ve coached defense in the past, but everywhere I’ve gone it’s been … 0

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Friday, August 1, 2014

NEIBL result The Weare Nationals dropped Game 1 of the NEIBL championship series, losing to the Hollis-Brookline Dodgers, 1-0. Callahan Loos pitched a gem for Weare, going 6.2 innings and striking out 16 batters while only allowing two hits. Loos’s lone mistake came when he gave up a solo home run in the fourth inning. Wes Lanphere (two singles, stolen base) led the … 0

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

NEIBL Eastern Conference finals Weare defeated the Londonderry Red Wings, 7-6, in 11 innings to claim the NEIBL Eastern Conference title. Garrett Kearney (2-for-3, two walks, steal) scored the game-winning run off a Ryan Thompson (2-for-6) base hit. Kearney reached base on a leadoff single in the 11th and advanced on a steal and sacrifice bunt by Wesley Lamphere. Kevin Smith (3-for-5, three … 0

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Mojalaki CC golf Kathy Kuhn and Lucille Gage placed first in the Mojalaki ladies’ fun league. Mary Reeves and Rosie Dennerly came in second place, with Barbara Wiggin and Cherie Leach placing third. Kathy Kuhn won closest to the pin. Sunset League playoffs The Sunset League is in … 0

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

AAU basketball champions The Granite State Raiders seventh-grade boys’ basketball team won the Liberty Games championship in Schenectady, N.Y., last weekend, completing a 4-0 tournament sweep with a 37-28 victory over Albany Community Charter School. Pictured are: (front … 0

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Monday, July 21, 2014

Delfausse wins double gold Lee Delfausse of Concord dominated the USTA Senior 70s National Tennis Championships at Forest Hills, N.Y., winning two gold balls. Delfausse won the singles by beating Ann Hunt of Charlotte, N.C., 3-6, 6-2 and … 0

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Sunday, July 20, 2014

Youth baseball Bow Sanel Auto Parts defeated Rochester, 11-5, in 13-year-old Cal Ripken action. Thomas MacEachron had a two-run double and Colby Gordon also brought in a pair of runs, while MacEachron picked up the win and Jason Howe played well behind the plate. MacEachron and Ben Kimball … 0

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Saturday, July 19, 2014

Legion baseball Concord Post 21 Senior Legion team improved to 9-6 with a 9-5 victory over Bedford. Jon Lewis led the way on the mound, while numerous hitters contributed. Post 21 has three regular-season games remaining. Youth baseball Bow Sanel Auto Parts fell to Nashua, 9-1. Pete Apgar … 0

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Friday, July 18, 2014

Softball champions The U12 Capital Area All Stars (above) won the District 2 championship. The team: front row (l-r), Sydney Plante, Brooke Carlson, Ashley Plante, Kara Laramee, Autumn Nudd, Kayla Bondra; back row (l-r), Coach Seth Hussey, Ananya … 0

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

U14 softball champs The New Hampshire Comets U14 Red team won the Paul Wilcox Tournament in Keene. The Comets earned the fourth seed from a pool of 13 teams by beating the Bay State Sharks, Rhode Island Rampage … 0

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Baseball champions The Armand J. Laramie Babe Ruth All-Star team (pictured) won the Pool A tournament by going undefeated in pool play. The team is advancing to the State Babe Ruth Tournament in Salem next week. Pictured: back … 0

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Monday, July 14, 2014

Legion baseball The Concord Post 21 Senior Legion baseball team (8-6) defeated Goffstown, 2-0, yesterday. Field hockey coach needed Rundlett Middle School has an opening for a field hockey coach. Send résumé and three letters of reference to Steve Mello, Director of Physical Education & Sport, 170 Warren … 0

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Sunday, July 13, 2014

Little League All-Star champs The Concord Little League 9-10-year-old all-star team defeated Portsmouth, 4-2, to win the NH District 2 championship. Undefeated Concord will face NH District 1 champion Windham in the state finals. Team members (pictured above) … 0