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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Hole in one Kyle Brown shot a hole in one during the Pembroke Pines Country Club Member Guest on Saturday. Brown aced the 125-yard 16th hole. Concord CC results Will McLaughlin shot a 71 yesterday, tacking on to his 68 from Saturday, to conclude two days of spectacular play and claim the Concord Country Club Men’s Club Championship. McLaughlin’s two-day …

PHOTOS: Bryce Strong

Sunday, August 2, 2015

A fundraiser held on Saturday for a Concord boy battling cancer raised over $3,000 to go toward the cost of his medical bills. The event for 10-year-old Bryce Haines was held in Eagle Square in Concord for local families to join, and featured a dunk tank, bouncy house, face painting, music and food. …

Runner who sought to cross U.S. on foot returns to Concord a bit early

Sunday, August 2, 2015

In the middle of nowhere, Alan Barlow jogged up to a general store on the side of the road. He pushed a 75-pound stroller with clothes, gadgets, some food and water. But with hundreds miles of pavement behind him and hundreds of miles yet to go, Barlow was hungry for breakfast. The clerk …

Letter: Funny or sad

Sunday, August 2, 2015

If the UNH bias guide was meant as parody/satire/spoof, then it’s reasonably funny; if not, then it’s idiocy of the highest water. ADOLPHE BERNOTAS Concord …

Letter: Clinton offers energy solutions

Sunday, August 2, 2015

I was reminded recently why I am a proud Democrat and Hillary Clinton supporter. Beech Hill Farm hosted Hillary on a warm sunny day. No one complained about the heat as we waited for her to arrive. Instead, I was – and I hope others were – reminded …

Concord Little League 9/10 All-Stars prepare for regionals

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Fresh off its second straight state championship, the Concord Little League 9-10-year-old All-Star baseball team is preparing for the Eastern Regionals in Cranston, R.I., which begin Friday. The team is having two fundraisers in Concord this week – …

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 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

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 …

Brendan Johnson’s Shrine Game touchdown passes

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Bishop Brady’s Brendan Johnson spearheaded New Hampshire’s come-from-behind 27-12 victory in the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl, throwing for 223 yards and three scores, all in the fourth quarter. A look at his touchdowns: From Vermont 40, 4th-and-10: Johnson throws 7-yard pass to Kyle Gaudet, who laterals the ball …

Concord 250 Watch:

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Enjoy singing? Concord 250 and the Nevers’ 2nd Regiment Band invite you to lend your voice to a recently discovered municipal song, “Fair Concord by the Merrimack!” There’s one short choral rehearsal on Friday, August 14, 5:30pm at …

The Insiders: Read this column, but probably don’t suggest it at tomorrow’s Gibson’s Book Club planning event

Saturday, August 1, 2015

It’s a pretty rewarding feeling to be on the ground floor of something wildly successful. That’s why we opened a new business called “Wildly Successful” and built it entirely on one level. That way everyone gets to experience it! You can have a similar experience tomorrow night without …

Thanks a Million: First aid kits help volunteer drivers

Saturday, August 1, 2015

I would like to express my sincere thanks to Convenient MD on Loudon Road for their generous donation of first aid kits to the Volunteer Driver Program, based in Concord at the Community Action Program. Jon Richardson, the manager at Convenient MD along with the nurses there put …

Thanks a Million: ‘Service above self’

Saturday, August 1, 2015

On a beautiful summer day on July 21, 84 golfers participated in the 15th annual Rotary Club of Concord Golf Tournament at the beautiful Canterbury Woods Country Club. Over the course of the last 15 years, more than $300,000 has been raised through this event with 100 percent …