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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Youth softball The NH Lightning 16U Black softball team was runner-up last weekend at the annual ASA Summer Sizzler in Brattleboro, Vt. The Lightning went 3-0 in pool play, beating the VT Rockets, VT Thunder and Brattleboro Heat while scoring 27 runs and allowing only six runs behind outstanding pitching from Brianna Whitcomb and Sloane French. Another rainy Sunday prevented the elimination bracket. Other players from six area high school …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, July 3, 2015

NEIBL result The Weare Nationals U19 baseball team improved to 5-2 by defeating the Nashua Chiefs, 3-1. Andrew Clay went the distance on the mound for the win, giving up one run on five hits while striking out eight. Wesley Lamphere went 2-for-3 with an RBI single and RBI double. Joey Fenuccio scored two runs, while Noah Green added a double and Jonathan …

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

ASA softball champs The U12 New Hampshire Lightning softball team (pictured) won the championship of the Jungle Jamboree in Hartford, Conn., last weekend by going 3-0 in a rain-shortened tournament in Girls ASA Class A Fast Pitch action. In the first game, the Lightning defeated the Connecticut Hurricanes, 12-10. Sadie Barton earned the …

Joyce–Dunlap

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Kristy-Lynn Joyce and Michael Dunlap were married May 30 in Penacook. Stephanie Vangjel officiated the double-ring ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Kristen Ohlson of Webster was maid of honor. Meghan Bousquet of Herndon, …

Town Crier for June 14, 2015

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Allenstown Construction begins on new community building ∎ A Matter of Balance workshop on managing concerns about falls will begin tomorrow from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Suncook Senior Center and runs through Aug. 3. For more information, call Leslie at 485-4254. ∎ A ground-breaking ceremony will be …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Saturday, June 13, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) won four events and had 11 top-six finishes (New England qualifiers) at the Meet of Champions. 2. COE-BROWN SOFTBALL (9) will play in its third …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, June 12, 2015

ASA softball champs The NH Comets 12U Blue went 6-0 to win the Southern Maine Diamond Challenge championship. Offensively, Ellie Frederick (.562, seven RBI), Halle Laramie (.556, three doubles, two triples), Ami Rivera (.556, three doubles, two triples) …

Huckins, McNamara named to Twin State Field Hockey team

Friday, June 12, 2015

Merrimack Valley’s Cassidy Huckins and Winnisquam’s Erin McNamara will represent team New Hampshire at the annual NH/VT Twin State field hockey game on June 26 at 7 p.m. Saint Anselm College. The game pits the top players from New Hampshire’s Class of 2015 against their counterparts from Vermont. …

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Thursday, June 11, 2015

Youth baseball In Concord Northeast Cal Ripken majors action, Banks Chevrolet edged Rowley Agency in the first round of the playoffs. For Rowley, Tyler Wright led the offense, while Jonah Wachter was solid on the mound, fanning five. Trevor Smith led the pitching effort for Banks, while Tyler …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Thursday, June 11, 2015

High school tournaments today Baseball Division III semifinals At Gill Stadium, Manchester No. 4 Hopkinton (16-2) vs. No. 1 Campbell (18-0), 7 p.m. Previous tournament games: Hopkinton blanked No. 13 Gilford, 3-0, and edged No. 5 Somersworth, 6-5. Campbell ousted No. 16 Bow, 10-0, and No. 8 Conant, …

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 …