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Concord Post 21 drops first game in Legion tourney

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The Concord Post 21 baseball team fell in its American Legion senior state tournament opener to Dover, 7-2, at Holman Stadium in Nashua yesterday. Connor Ferns drove in Chapin Bassi with a single in the top of the fifth inning to give Concord a 1-0 lead, but Dover responded with four runs in the bottom of the inning. Seimou Smith scored on a Bassi sacrifice fly in the sixth to … 0

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

NEIBL result The Weare Nationals baseball team defeated AB Athletics of Nashua, 5-3, in the first of the New England Independent Baseball League playoffs. Andrew Clay got the win on the mound, going five innings and allowing one earned run on four hits while walking one and striking out seven. Clay also went 2-for-3 with two RBI to lead Weare’s offense. Callahan Loos … 0

Bow’s Cole quickly feels at home on the golf course

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Two years ago, Tyler Cole was cut from the Bow High School golf team. This year he qualified for the New Hampshire Golf Association Amateur Championship. And the turning point on that accelerated learning curve was a dodgeball injury. Yes, you read that correctly – a dodgeball injury. Cole was in gym class … 0

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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 … 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 … 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 … 0

Retirement celebration at Grappone dealership

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Chris Pappas, a fleet sales representative (right), shown with Larry Haynes, president and CEO of Grappone Automotive Group, was honored July 18 with a retirement celebration at the Grappone dealership in Bow. Pappas held a variety of positions … 0

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

AAU basketball champions The Granite State Raiders seventh-grade boys’ basketball team won the Liberty Games championship in Schenectady, N.Y., last weekend, completing a 4-0 tournament sweep with a 37-28 victory over Albany Community Charter School. Pictured are: (front … 0

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Monday, July 21, 2014

Delfausse wins double gold Lee Delfausse of Concord dominated the USTA Senior 70s National Tennis Championships at Forest Hills, N.Y., winning two gold balls. Delfausse won the singles by beating Ann Hunt of Charlotte, N.C., 3-6, 6-2 and … 0

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Sunday, July 20, 2014

Youth baseball Bow Sanel Auto Parts defeated Rochester, 11-5, in 13-year-old Cal Ripken action. Thomas MacEachron had a two-run double and Colby Gordon also brought in a pair of runs, while MacEachron picked up the win and Jason Howe played well behind the plate. MacEachron and Ben Kimball … 0

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Saturday, July 19, 2014

Legion baseball Concord Post 21 Senior Legion team improved to 9-6 with a 9-5 victory over Bedford. Jon Lewis led the way on the mound, while numerous hitters contributed. Post 21 has three regular-season games remaining. Youth baseball Bow Sanel Auto Parts fell to Nashua, 9-1. Pete Apgar … 0

Letter: Standing up for D.C.

Friday, July 18, 2014

The recent story about Travis Mitchell’s unsuccessful attempt to purchase alcohol at the Concord Food Coop caught our attention. Travis grew up in Bow with some of our children, and we know him to be an honest and responsible man. Mitchell’s purchase was denied because he presented a … 2

High school Athlete of the Season for boys’ lacrosse

Friday, July 18, 2014

Matt Sanford SCHOOL: Bow High HONORS/STATS: The senior, who was a three-time First Team All-State selection, tallied 50 goals and 14 assists for 64 points this season. He was nominated as an All-American his junior and senior years. … 0