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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Softball champions The New Hampshire Comets 10U team swept a two-game series against Northeast Heat to claim the 10U NH ASA Junior Olympic championship for the second straight year. The Comets were led by the pitching performance of Kaitlyn Boelter (six innings, 16 strikeouts, three walks and no hits allowed) and Penelope Ayotte (five innings, 12 strikeouts, five walks and …

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Youth baseball In Manchester Colt League playoff action, Cobb Hill Construction Royals from Bow defeated the Twins, 11-4. Brendan Winch pitched five strong innings. The Royals banged out 13 hits, with Vin Peterson (three hits), Cole Johnson, Anthony Celenza and Chase Graham (two hits each) leading the way. Players needed Seacoast Express United is looking for additional players for its U13 boys (two …

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Sunday, June 28, 2015

Softball champs The NH Comets U16 White softball team captured the Paul Wilcox Memorial U16 Tournament in Keene. Members of the championship team are: (front row, l-r) Brooke Palmer, Katelyn Hill, Molly Tinker, Katlyn Coulter, Hanne Nichols; (back row, l-r) Bill Varnell, Felicia Walalis, Kaylee Marshe, Kelsey Fisher, Maddison Urizandi, Kiara Roberge, Bethany …

Local students graduate from UNH

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The following students from Allenstown, Andover, Barnstead, Belmont, Bristol and Bow earned degrees from the University of New Hampshire in May. ALLENSTOWN Devin Bernard, culinary arts and nutrition; Eric Samuel, mechanical engineering. ANDOVER Meredith Cline, marketing, cum laude; Michael Donovan, accounting, cum laude. BARNSTEAD Joseph Rogers, information technology, …

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Youth soccer The Seacoast Express United U16 boys (above) won the Seacoast United Maine Coastal Challenge championship this past weekend. The team went 4-0 in the tourney, scoring 10 goals and giving up one. Players on the team …

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Monday, June 22, 2015

Youth softball The New Hampshire Comets 12U Blue softball team (15-0) won its third consecutive tournament, capturing the Boston ASA Championships. The Comets finished as the No. 1 seed by defeated the Middlesex Rapid Fire, 6-5, in the …

Town Crier for June 21, 2015

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Allenstown Sign up now for a trip to Scarborough, Maine, in July ∎ Bone Builders will be Monday and Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the Suncook Senior Center. This is a great program taught by seniors and for more information call Leslie at 485-4254. ∎ The Allenstown Historical Society will …

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Saturday, June 20, 2015

Baseball champs Flag-Works won the Concord Northeast AAA championship with a 10-1 victory over No. 1 seed J. Miller. For Flag-Works, Ben Masur pitched four shutout innings and Jack Colvin closed out the game with two innings in …

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Saturday, June 20, 2015

ASA softball champs The NH Comets 12U Blue ASA Junior Olympic softball team (pictured) swept through the 12U division, outscoring its opponents 78-2 en route to its second tournament win in the Rochester Summer Classic. The Comets were …

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Friday, June 19, 2015

Softball champions Concord Northeast’s Redlon Custom Carpentry (left photo) beat Concord National’s Beckett Glass to win the Capital Area U16 Softball Martel Cup championship. For Redlon Custom Carpentry, Abby Rochette and Lily Rivera combined for a seven-strikeout, one-hit …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, June 19, 2015

FINAL POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) won its fourth straight Division II title with 151 points, the most in this championship run. 2. COE-BROWN SOFTBALL (2) defended its D-II title and finished 17-3 by outscoring its four playoff opponents 35-6. …

Community Snapshots: Andover Historical Society presents railroad photography

Thursday, June 18, 2015

A railroad once ran through Andover. Extending from Boscawen to Lebanon, the rail line was constructed in 1847 by the Northern Railroad, and later became part of the Boston & Maine Railroad’s Northern Line. Now as the Northern …

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Thursday, June 18, 2015

Softball champions On Sunday, the Franklin Savings Bank 10U softball team from Merrimack Valley (pictured above) defeated the Hopkinton Hawks, 12-6, to win the Capital Area AAA softball championship. Olivia Lacasse and Sammy Allen pitched well, Maddy Hazleton …