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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Hopkinton MS sports Practice begins Monday at 3 p.m. for all Hopkinton Middle School 7th- and 8th-graders who are interested in competing in soccer, field hockey or cross country this fall. Meet at the high school and make sure you have a physical on file with the school nurse. For questions, visit hmhshawks.com. Bishop Brady alumni golf Bishop Brady’s 15th annual alumni golf tournament is being held Oct. 3 at … 0

Big fundraising gap in state Senate race between David Boutin and Jane Cormier

Friday, August 22, 2014

Jane Cormier and state Sen. David Boutin – the man she hopes to unseat in the District 16 Republican primary – have their differences. They are split over the gas tax, over Medicaid expansion, over the death penalty. But another major contrast surfaced this week: money. As of Wednesday, Boutin has out-fundraised his challenger nearly 15 to one. According to finance reportings filed … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, August 22, 2014

Hiking feat Megan Farrell of Alton set a new women’s record in the White Mountains Hut Traverse, hiking approximately 50 miles in 16 hours, 47 minutes. Farrell beat the previous women’s record set in 2012 by 16 minutes. The White Mountains Hut Traverse is an endurance race combining extreme hiking and running skills. Participants race for 49 miles along the Appalachian Mountain Club … 0

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Sunday, August 10, 2014

Local tennis Justin Toler beat Amir Alic in the Concord City ‘B’ tennis singles finals, two sets to one (6-7, 6-4, 6-1). After a short break, Toler came back out for doubles action with partner Thomas Bengtson. Toler and Bengtson won in straights sets, 7-5, 6-3. New England … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Tryouts/ registrations Dragons ASA Softball organization is holding tryouts today and Saturday for the following teams at the following times: 16U, 9-11 a.m.; 14U, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; 12U, 1-3 p.m.; and 10U, 3-5 p.m. All tryouts will be held at Barnstead Elementary School, 91 Maple St., Center Barnstead. … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Junior golf champions Five area golfers won the Beaver Meadow junior team championship, posting an even-par score of 36. Members of the winning team (pictured above left to right) are: Frankie Brandt, Ryan Metzger, Henry Powell, Alexis Johns, … 0

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Friday, August 8, 2014

Concord ‘B’ tennis Amir Alic defeated Thomas Bengtson in a three-hour semifinal match, losing the first set 6-7 (6-8 in the tiebreak), before winning 7-6 (7-1), 6-4 in the Concord ‘B’ Tennis Tournament. Alic will play Justin Toler in the finals at 9 a.m. on Sunday at the … 0

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Softball champions Byron’s Septic (pictured above) won the Division C state championship in Keene played between July 25-27. The team went undefeated, beating Ramunto’s (9-4) and Alexander’s (13-5) before beating Top Dawg in the winner’s bracket final, 9-2. … 0

Former Bow police officer returns from Nepal mountaineering trip with life lessons

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Jake St. Pierre left Concord this spring with a detailed itinerary and an ambitious plan to climb Mount Everest and scale Lhotse, its sister peak. He came back with a deeper understanding of the power of nature. St. … 2

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Concord ‘B’ tennis In Concord City ‘B’ tennis tournament action: ∎ In the final match of the first round Krishna Giri beat Brian Woodman 6-4, 6-0. ∎ Amir Alic got the better of No. 1 seed, Tony Janes in the first match of the quarterfinals, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4. ∎ Third-seeded … 0

Mr. and Mrs. Arnold

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Robert and Ruth (Baer) Arnold formerly of Concord recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married July 16, 1949 at the First Church in Springfield, Mass. They celebrated their anniversary with their three children and extended family … 0

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Concord ‘B’ tennis In Concord City “B” tennis tournament action: ∎ Tony Janes defeated Madhab Gurung, 6-1, 6-0. ∎ Justin Toler beat Bir Shah, 6-2, 6-2. ∎ Amir Alic defeated Binit Shah, 6-4, 6-2. ∎ Janak Rimal defeated Pradip Sitaula, 6-4, 6-3. ∎ Michael Constantin defeated Robin Thapa after losing the first set, … 0

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Monday, August 4, 2014

Local golf Fletcher Sokul (146) won the Club Championship at Concord Country Club, edging Bob Mielcarz by one stroke (147) and Mark Douglas (148) by two strokes. In the first flight, Norm West (143) defeated Glenn Sylvester (143) in a playoff, as well as Jim Wolcott (145) and … 0