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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, November 28, 2014

Coaches needed Concord High School has openings for a varsity field hockey coach, boys’ JV lacrosse coach, boys’ freshman lacrosse coach and freshman baseball coach. Send résumé and three letters of reference to Steve Mello, Director of Physical Education & Sport, 170 Warren St., Concord, NH 03301 or email: smell@concordnhschools.net. Bishop Brady High School has vacancies for the following 2014-15 coaching positions: varsity boys’ ice hockey head coach, JV boys’ …

Merrimack Valley SD: Washington Street School not for sale

Thursday, November 27, 2014

The Washington Street School in Penacook is officially off the market. In response to an unsolicited offer from the Penacook Community Center to buy the building, Merrimack Valley School District officials have drafted a position paper that says the building is an important asset that will not be sold. “It’s not that we don’t respect and feel like we’re a partner with the …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Learn to play hockey Tri-Town Ice Arena is accepting registrations for its Learn to Play Hockey Program that runs Dec. 10-Feb. 28 (no classes on 12/24, 12/31, 1/3 and 2/14). The program includes 20 classes, meeting Wednesdays at 530 p.m. and Saturdays at 8 a.m. Cost is $159. Call 485-1100 to register. For information, visit tri-townicearena.com. Teams Needed Concord Boys & Girls Club …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, November 14, 2014

Team (with last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS X-C (1) Elisabeth Danis and Hannah Parker led the Bears to 2nd place at New Englands. 2. BOW girls’ soccer (6) A second straight D-III title, their third in five …

High school field hockey All-State teams 2014

Friday, November 14, 2014

Twelve area players earned First Team All-State recognition from the New Hampshire Field Hockey Coaches Association, and two of those players were chosen for the New Hampshire Twin State Team that will take on Vermont next June. Winnisquam’s Erin McNamara was named Division III Player of the Year …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Tilton School results The Tilton School varsity girls’ soccer team defeated Gould Academy, 1-0, in the NEPSAC Class D quarterfinals. The winner came with less than five minutes left in the half when Bry Clark threw a ball into Caitlin Rotonnelli, who dished it back to Clark for …

Hosmer named District 7 state senator after recount

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Nearly seven hours after the red tape on the first box of ballots was unsealed by Secretary of State Bill Gardner, Andrew Hosmer was officially re-elected as the District 7 state senator. A 132-vote difference between Hosmer, the …

People for Nov. 12, 2014

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

CONCORD Debra Miller, vice president, external affairs, NH Community Loan Fund and chair, will be honored by Whittier Street Health Center during Whittier’s annual “Saving the Health of the Community” international gospel concert November 22 at Berklee College of Music in Boston. She is the chair of Whittier’s …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Youth hockey The Concord Capitals mite travel played two games over the weekend, falling first, 6-3, to the West River Royals, but finishing with a 6-2 victory over Oyster River. In the first game, Colin Ala (two) and Dawson Fancher scored goals, while Garret Bishop played well in …

Retired Air Force colonel’s off-the-cuff Veterans Day speech steals the show

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

After the state’s top political leaders made carefully prepared remarks at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery yesterday, the guest speaker came on and stole the show, speaking from his heart with no prepared notes. Retired Air Force …

Ray Duckler: The start of a tradition, on a day made for tradition

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Kathleen Vincent chose to be with her husband during yesterday’s Veterans Day ceremony in Boscawen. She sat in the grass, legs outstretched, one ankle crossed over the other. Her right shoulder rested against one end of his headstone, …

PHOTOS: Honoring our veterans

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

It was a somber day at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen for a mother and daughter yesterday. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, November 10, 2014

Youth hockey The Residential Mortgage Services Bantam 2 team defeated Chelmsford, 2-1. Ethan Crandlemire and Harrison Parent scored, while Zack Painchaud, Derek Kelleher and Will Shoemaker added assists. Alex Reynolds was stellar in goal. Elijah Czysz and Shane Riley played well on defense. Men’s basketball Mihachik Builders/Kimball’s Cavern …