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Bishop Brady graduate Brendan Johnson fires a pass out of a clean pocket during New Hampshire’s victory over Vermont in the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl in Castleton, Vt., on Saturday. Johnson tossed three TD passes, helping the Granite State win its 15th straight game in the series. 

(Valley News - Kristen Zeis)

Gutsy trick play helps New Hampshire overcome Vermont for 15th straight Shrine Game victory

Sunday, August 2, 2015

CASTLETON, Vt. – The New Hampshire team was about to run the play that would change the course of the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl, and as he lined up at his wide receiver position, Kyle Gaudet had one thought: Catch the ball. He had already gone through what happened when he didn’t. “I was thinking ‘I’ve got to catch this,’ …

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Sunday, August 2, 2015

Events Concussion testing for Belmont High School athletes will be held Monday-Wednesday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Aug. 12-14 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. All students who need a concussion test must do so before Aug. 17 (Aug. 10 for football). G olf tournament, the Bow Falcons Booster Club’s 19th annual, will be held at Stonebridge Country Club Aug. 10. Shotgun start is at …

People for Aug. 1, 2015

Saturday, August 1, 2015

CHICHESTER Amanda Wade earned a bachelor’s degree in classics-Latin from the University of Dallas in Irving, Texas. CONCORD Matthew Curtis, Air Force Airman and son of Douglas and Deborah Curtis, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas. Alex Williams earned bachelor’s degree in computer science from Clark University in Worcester, Mass. Kailyn Parenteau was named to the dean’s …

Gilford’s Houston tied for second after first round of N.E. Amateur

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Gilford’s Chris Houston is the top New Hampshire golfer after the first round of the New England Amateur Championship, firing a 4-under 68 at Baker Hill Golf Club to finish the afternoon tied for second behind Massachusetts’s Matt Parziale, who’s all alone at 7-under. Playing out of Laconia …

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Cal Ripken state champs State champion Suncook Valley All-Stars (pictured) is representing New Hampshire in the 12-year-old Cal Ripken New England Regional Tournament in Dedham, Mass. Suncook Valley went undefeated in both its district and state tournament. In …

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Monday, July 20, 2015

Concord Little League champs The Concord Little League 9/10 All-Stars (pictured) defeated Hooksett in the semifinals and Lamprey River in the finals to win the NH District 2 Little League Championship. Concord will play District 1 champion Goffstown …

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Sunday, July 19, 2015

Babe Ruth states The Concord All-Stars stayed alive in the 13-15-year-old Babe Ruth Baseball state tournament on Saturday, beating Lamprey River, 11-0. Max Lamora, Griffin Gilbert and Jacob Knowles combined for a no-hitter, facing one batter over the minimum over six innings. Offensively, Gabe Tobin went 3-for-3 with …

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Saturday, July 18, 2015

Concord City A tennis tourney Due to court conditions on Saturday, the semifinals of the City A tournament were postponed to Sunday. The singles semifinals will be played at 9 a.m. at the Bow Brook Club, with top-ranked Greg Cistulli playing George Lagos and No. 2 Andy Day …

Town Crier for July 19, 2015

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Allenstown Check out upcoming penny and indoor yard sales ∎ St. John the Baptist Church is planning its annual Penny Sale, and members will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Parish Hall at 10 School St. For more information, call 485-3113. ∎ An Indoor Yard Sale will be held …

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Friday, July 17, 2015

Softball champs The New Hampshire Comets 10U softball team won the Turn 2 Invitational in Bow, defeating NP Velocity, 5-1, Northeast Hurricanes, 8-0, and Methuen Rangers, 2-0, during pool play. In the elimination round, the Comets defeated the …

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Thursday, July 16, 2015

Babe Ruth champs The Twin Rivers Babe Ruth all-star team went 4-0 in pool play of the District C 15U Babe Ruth Tournament in Bedford this past weekend to win the championship. Players and coaches pictured: front row …

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Thursday, July 16, 2015

Softball champions The Concord FairPoint Pioneers U8 softball team (pictured) of the Capital Area Babe Ruth League won the state tournament last weekend in Barrington, capping an undefeated season (16-0) in all-star games. Pictured: (back row, l-r) coaches …

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Softball champs The NH Lady Cannons won the NSA Summer Slam Jamboree last weekend in Dracut, Mass. The Cannons went 7-0, outscoring their opponents 60-14. The Cannons got outstanding pitching from Alexis Palmisano and Becca Ackerson. On Sunday …