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Swarming defense a strength as New Hampshire readies for Shrine Game against Vermont

Friday, August 1, 2014

Consider David Jackson a convert. The New Hampshire coach for the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl is an offense guy. Has been throughout his career. But after seeing his team at practice, he had to admit it’s the other side of the ball that has him looking for superlatives going into tomorrow’s annual showdown. “I’ve always been offensively minded, I’ve coached defense in the past, but everywhere I’ve gone it’s been … 0

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Friday, August 1, 2014

NEIBL result The Weare Nationals dropped Game 1 of the NEIBL championship series, losing to the Hollis-Brookline Dodgers, 1-0. Callahan Loos pitched a gem for Weare, going 6.2 innings and striking out 16 batters while only allowing two hits. Loos’s lone mistake came when he gave up a solo home run in the fourth inning. Wes Lanphere (two singles, stolen base) led the … 0

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

NEIBL Eastern Conference finals Weare defeated the Londonderry Red Wings, 7-6, in 11 innings to claim the NEIBL Eastern Conference title. Garrett Kearney (2-for-3, two walks, steal) scored the game-winning run off a Ryan Thompson (2-for-6) base hit. Kearney reached base on a leadoff single in the 11th and advanced on a steal and sacrifice bunt by Wesley Lamphere. Kevin Smith (3-for-5, three … 0

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Youth baseball Hillsboro/Pembroke beat Weare, 6-1, in the first round of the Granite State Baseball Wood Bat League. H/P was led by pitcher Dominic Downs, who threw a two-hitter with nine strikeouts and no walks, striking out five of the first six batters of the game and retiring … 0

PHOTOS: A trip to the beach in Canterbury

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

At the end of a quarter-mile foot trail lies a beach along the Merrimack River, near the Riverfront Conservation Area in Canterbury. It provided calm shallow water for a relaxing afternoon on July 25, and it is a … 0

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Local golf Duston Country Club held its two-day guest tournament this weekend. For the men, Mike Zack and Austin Fox placed first with a net score of 78 and were followed by Tom Flanagan and Al Appel (78), John Holbrook and Matt Holbrook (79), Jon Routon and Bill … 0

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Monday, July 28, 2014

Local golf In Beaver Meadow match play, Chris Jacques defeated Eric Saucier, 4 and 3, in the championship flight. Pete Topolosky defeated Da Young Ko in the first flight, Drake Lessard and Travis Martin tied in the second, Bill Cyr defeated Frank Hodgkins in the third, Diane Cote … 0

Canterbury: Was logger’s death a homicide?

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Mark Kelso, the logger found fatally injured beside his skidder Feb. 23 in Canterbury, suffered a gunshot wound to the head, the circumstances around which were initially investigated as a homicide, according to a death certificate and interviews … 0

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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Concord Northeast wins The Concord Northeast Thomson Lawn Care 12-U All Star tournament team went undefeated in the Londonderry Invitational Tournament, beating Merrimack, Dover and Andover, Mass. for the title. Concord’s offense was led by Tommy Duhaime (grand … 0

PHOTOS: Annual fair returns to Canterbury

Saturday, July 26, 2014

The annual Canterbury Fair filled Canterbury Center on Saturday, featuring the Woodchuck Classic 5k Road Race and a variety of crafts, games, music and vintage farming technologies demonstrated for families. … 0

Post office changes reach Canterbury, where tiny office a part of town fabric

Saturday, July 26, 2014

The Canterbury Post Office is located in a white clapboard building, where it rents space from the town’s country store. A blue mailbox with the U.S. Postal Service logo and a small painted sign hanging from the awning … 1

Post 21 burned by Derry in bottom of the ninth after three-run rally

Saturday, July 26, 2014

NASHUA – For eight innings, it seemed as if the Concord Post 21 American Legion team was shuffling toward the exit, resigned without a whimper to seeing its tournament hopes and season end with a defeat on the same field that had been the site of one of … 0

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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Lady Cannons finish runner-up The New Hampshire 16U Lady Cannons took second place last weekend at the Bulldog Two tournament held in Waterville, Maine. The Cannons had bracket play wins over Brewer, Maine, 13-7 and Old Town, Maine, 8-0. The Cannons lost in the finals to the 18U … 0