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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, July 24, 2014

State champions The Concord Little League 9-10-year-old all-stars (above) won the state championship in with a 3-2 victory over Monadnock on Tuesday. Concord will travel to Rhode Island beginning Aug. 1 to represent New Hampshire in the Eastern Regional Tournament. Concord players are: Ryan Philbrick, Brooks Craigue, Austin Hazzard, Noah Brent, Jamie Bruns, Kalan Gaudreault, Isaiah Robles, Max Grant, Cam … 0

Concord Post 21 enters Legion baseball tourney on a roll

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Post 21 will be one of the eight baseball teams at Nashua’s Holman Stadium tomorrow for the start of the American Legion senior state tournament. But the Concord-based team needed some late-season magic to get there. Post 21’s finishing kick began last Thursday with a 9-5 win over Bedford Post 54, which also qualified for the state tournament. Bedford opened up a 2-0 … 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 the first round of playoffs, with the third game taking place today. Last night, Grappone … 0

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Friday, July 4, 2014

Babe Ruth champions The Loudon Brookside Pizza team won the 2014 AJ Laramie 13-15-year-old Babe Ruth League championship on June 29. In Saturday semifinal action, Brookside scored six first-inning runs to defeat Giguere Electric, 10-6. In the finals, … 0

Volunteer musicians honor veterans with nightly taps sounding at cemetery

Friday, July 4, 2014

It takes a bugler about 40 seconds to play the 24 notes in taps. The current form of the military call originated with the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War as a call to put out … 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

Colleagues laud departing Merrimack Valley School District superintendent’s legacy

Saturday, June 28, 2014

The most noticeable changes in the Merrimack Valley School District hint at Superintendent Michael Martin’s legacy. Ten years ago, there was the $20 million districtwide construction bond that helped renovate the high school for the first time since … 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