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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, July 6, 2015

xxxx xxxxxx. Tryouts/registrations Bow Soccer Club fall registration is now open. Local athletes may sign up for U6-U16 teams for boys and girls. Visit bowsoccerclub.com to register. Capital City Vipers football and cheer program signup dates are Wednesday at Penacook Elementary School 5-8 p.m. and July 25 at Dicks Sporting Goods from 10 a.m.-2p.m. Sign ups are for children ages 5-15. Visit ccvipers.com. Concord City ‘A’ men’s tennis tournament will …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Softball champs The 12U Capital Area All-Stars won the Babe Ruth Softball District 2 All-Star Championship, played over the weekend in Hopkinton, by going 5-0 in the tournament, earning wins over Suncook, Hopkinton and Lakes Region. Players on the Capital Area team were selected from Concord National, Concord American, Concord Northeast and Merrimack …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Softball result The N.H. Senior All-Stars swept two games against the Maine Senior All-Stars in a softball doubleheader at St. Joseph’s College in Standish, Maine, on Saturday, winning 9-0 and 14-3. It was the eighth year Maine and N.H. held these games to honor their best senior softball players. Local team members included Amanda Riley and Kianna Daudelin of Coe-Brown and Alexis Colpack …

Do this: Andover’s Northern Railroad exhibit or learn voice work from Prince Hans of ‘Frozen’

Thursday, June 11, 2015

A railroad once ran through it – through the town of Andover, that is. Extending from Boscawen to Lebanon, the rail line was constructed in 1847 by the Northern Railroad, and later became part of the Boston & …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

High school tournaments today Softball Division I semifinals At Southern NH University No. 8 Concord (14-6) vs. No. 4 Dover (16-4), 7 p.m. Previous tournament games: Concord eliminated No. 9 Merrimack, 8-1, and No. 16 Pinkerton, 5-2. Dover rolled past No. 13 Bedford, 13-1, and No. 5 Alvirne, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Northeast Girls’ Lacrosse League champs Seven Bow girls were members of the 2015 NH Girls Tomahawks spring elite team that competed with other NH teammates in the Northeast Girls Lacrosse League of Massachusetts. The team won the A …

Bad weather postpones high school tourney action

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Yesterday’s inclement weather forced the postponement of all the outdoor action in the NHIAA tournaments. All three girls’ lacrosse championship games were pushed back, with the Division III game being rescheduled for today and the D-I and D-II games being rescheduled for tomorrow. The D-II baseball semifinals were …

High schools: Hopkinton softball falls off pace late in quarterfinal loss to Campbell

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

For five innings, Hopkinton gave two-time defending champion Campbell all it could handle. Hawks starter Becca Shatney locked her team in a pitchers’ duel with the Cougars’ Olivia Martinage. Neither team was willing to budge, making all the …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

High school tournaments today Softball Division II semifinals At Southern NH University No. 7 Pembroke (14-4) vs. No. 3 Coe-Brown (15-3), 5 p.m. Previous tournament games: Pembroke nipped No. 10 St. Thomas, 5-4, and upset No. 2 Windham, 1-0 in nine innings. Coe-Brown bested No. 14 Kennett, 5-1, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Bow majors champs The Pizza Man Nationals (pictured) beat the Concord Orthopedic Pirates, 13-1, to claim the Bow Cal Ripken majors division trophy. For the Nationals, pitchers Matt Lamy and Matt Selleck only need a combined total of …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, June 8, 2015

High school tennis A pair of Concord High tennis doubles teams are headed to the state semifinals after moving through early-round action yesterday. The boys’ top-seeded team of Justin Toler and Thomas Bengtson won their first match by injury default, blanked a team from Moultonborough, 8-0, then survived …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Monday, June 8, 2015

High school tournaments today Softball Division III quarterfinals No. 8 Hopkinton (14-3) at No. 1 Campbell (16-1), 4 p.m. P revious tournament games: Hopkinton topped No. 9 Newport, 4-1. Campbell blanked No. 16 Monadnock, 10-0. Head to head: Campbell edged Hopkinton, 10-8, in the regular-season finale on May …

High schools: Tide softball reaches ninth final four in 11 years

Sunday, June 7, 2015

With nine final four appearances in the last 11 years, reaching the semifinals might seem like old hat for the Concord High softball team. Not so. Especially this year, when the Tide entered the season with no varsity …