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High schools: Offense is Tide’s best defense in 5-0 field hockey win

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Sometimes a potent offense is all you need. Concord’s defense spent most of yesterday’s game in the midfield rather than defending its goal, the Crimson Tide field hockey team scored in the first two minutes, and relentless offensive pressure led to a 5-0 victory over Nashua South. Oh, and goalie Colleen Casey never had to touch the ball to earn … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Dylan Thomson, Concord boys’ soccer, goalie scored 2 goals on PKs in 4-2 win Cole Sporcic, Pembroke boys’ soccer, shutout, 2 penalty-kick saves in 3-0 win Molly Hagan, John Stark field hockey, game-winning goal in OT in a 2-1 win Corbin LeBlanc, Coe-Brown boys’ soccer, shutout in 1-0 win Emily Masse, MV field hockey, 2 goals in 4-0 win … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Bass fishing meet John Stark Regional High is hosting a high school fishing tournament today at Chase Park on Horace Lake in Weare. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the weigh-in at 1 p.m. Bow, Pembroke, John Stark (two teams), Kingswood, Winnacunnet and Con-Val (two teams) will be competing. JV results The Concord JV field hockey team defeated Nashua … 0

Official portrait of retired Chief Justice John Broderick is unveiled

Saturday, September 20, 2014

The presentation of the official portrait of retired Chief Justice John Broderick was unveiled in a ceremony on the lawn of the New Hampshire Supreme Court in Concord yesterday The portrait, painted by Richard Whitney, was hung inside … 8

Garcia does retail campaigning at Penacook gun shop

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Brian Blackden, owner of Pepper Defense Supply in Penacook, thinks more needs to be done to draw young people’s attention to politics. So he’s supporting Marilinda Garcia’s run for the 2nd Congressional District, and invited her to an … 0

For one day only, making a park where others park

Saturday, September 20, 2014

At first, passers-by slowed and furrowed their brows as they tried to figure out why a crew was laying sod and arranging a tree, bushes and seating in a parallel-parking space on Main Street yesterday morning in Concord. … 1

Skateboarders’ additions to park will be removed by city

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Ten years ago, Chris Rydel learned how to board at the skate park behind the Everett Arena on Loudon Road in Concord. A decade later, not much has changed about the place where 21-year-old Rydel had his first … 1

Garcia does retail campaigning at Penacook shop

Friday, September 19, 2014

Brian Blackden, owner of Pepper Defense Supply in Penacook, thinks more needs to be done to draw young people’s attention to politics. So he’s supporting Marilinda Garcia’s run for the 2nd Congressional District, and invited her to an … 0

Mistrial declared in trial of former health policy analyst

Friday, September 19, 2014

After several hours of deliberations, a jury in Concord announced yesterday that it could not agree on whether a former health policy analyst was wrongfully terminated in 2011 by the New Hampshire Insurance Department. Chuck Douglas, who represents the analyst, Leslie Ludtke, said the jury announced about midday … 1

The Insiders: An early fall Saturday in Concord, buffet style

Friday, September 19, 2014

Oh boy, is there plenty of great stuff to do today. There’s almost too much happening to contain it all in one newspaper column, but lucky for you we’ve magically shrunken everything down and packed it into a vacuum-sealed pouch like that awesome astronaut ice cream. Mmmmm, chalky. … 0

Letter: Invitation to war

Friday, September 19, 2014

I’m overjoyed to announce that the Iraqi army is now accepting recruits without Iraqi citizenship. This means that all of the warmongering members Congress, the president, his cabinet, the State Department, the Pentagon talking heads, media pundits and generals can have their wish and go to war against … 2

High schools: Bow golfers not at their best, but good enough to stay unbeaten

Friday, September 19, 2014

The Bow and Kearsarge golf teams have enjoyed their share of success so far this season, but Falcons Coach Mike Seraikis knows “it all comes down to one day.” Luckily for both teams, it wasn’t this day. Bow’s … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, September 19, 2014

Jeremy Duhamel & Doug Champagne, Bow golf, co-medalists at 37 JP Nemcovich, Brady boys’ soccer, goal in 1-0 win Duncan Nee, Concord Christian boys’ soccer, 3 goals in CC’s first win Caleb Drouin, Belmont golf, medalist with a 41 Peter Benson, Hopkinton golf, medalist with a 41 … 0