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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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Thursday, July 3, 2014

Legion baseball result The Concord Post 21 Legion team (5-4) split a doubleheader with Sweeney of Manchester. Sweeney won the first game, 2-1, in eight innings. Concord won the nightcap, 3-2. Golf results Lois Davis won two segments of the “Nassau Tournament” at the Concord Country Club. Her … 0

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Softball All-Star game New Hampshire swept Maine, 12-1 and 12-5, in the sixth annual high school Senior All State All-Star softball games at Portsmouth’s Alumni-Wentworth Field on Monday. New Hampshire’s Natalie Fabrizio (Pinkerton) got the win in game one, while teammate Amanda Bickford (Salem) had three hits. In … 0

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Softball 12U state champs The NH Lightning softball team won the NH ASA State 12U Class A Tournament over the weekend in Keene. The Lightning went undefeated (5-0), beating NE Hurricanes Blue on Friday, Black Widows and Northeast … 0

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Monday, June 30, 2014

Darrell named lax All-American Taylor Darrell, a rising sophomore and Bow High School girls’ lacrosse player, has been selected as a 2014 Brine National High School All-American and will play on the New England region team at the Brine National Lacrosse Classic in Boyds, Md., this week. The … 0

Gaudet wins MVP as West beats East in CHaD All-Star game

Sunday, June 29, 2014

MANCHESTER – Defense led the West team to a 24-7 victory in yesterday’s CHaD NH East-West All-Star game at St. Anselm College. And Concord’s Marc Gaudet led the defense. “We had Marc Gaudet leading us as a linebacker, … 0

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Sunday, June 29, 2014

Legion baseball results Concord Post 21 (3-2) defeated Jutras Post 43 of Manchester, 16-6, in eight innings Friday night. ∎ Concord Post 21 (4-2) defeated Laconia Post 1, 10-0, in eight innings. Youth baseball The Concord Northeast U10 Banks Chevrolet All-Star team lost its opening game of the District … 0

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Saturday, June 28, 2014

Indoor soccer champs MILK won the U-16 Field House Sports indoor soccer championship, defeating MOJ Construction, 9-2 in the final. Members of the championship team are: (front row) Matthew Perreault, Jacob Silverstein; (second row) Charlie Plukfanpanya, Grant Dreffer, … 0

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Friday, June 27, 2014

Youth baseball The Weare Nationals (2-0) defeated Hollis-Brookline in NEIBL action. Wesley Lamphere went the distance on the mound for the two-hit shutout. Lamphere struck out three and didn’t walk a batter after the first inning. Catcher Ryan Thompson called a solid game behind the plate and Garrett … 0

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Thursday, June 26, 2014

Little League champions The Concord Orthopaedics majors (17-5) were crowned the champions of the Capital Area Little League Classic by defeating the Davis & Towle Mets, 15-8. Jake Sullivan and Myles Muir pitched well for the winners with … 0

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

College standout Emily Cousens of Contoocook was recently named an Academic All-American at New York University. Cousens runs both cross country and track & field at NYU. Youth baseball In Capital Area Little League Classic action, Concord Orthopaedics defeated the Eagles, 14-2. Adrian Kennedy was the winning pitcher … 0