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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Youth hockey The EPTAM Plastics Concord Capitals Peewee 3 hockey team capped off an undefeated Granite State League Tier IV season. In the semifinals, they beat Hanover, 2-1, behind goals from Noah Lewis and Ben Marceau. Cortland Miller, Connor Rogers and Paul Bourgault had assists. In the finals, Concord beat Plymouth, 1-0. Donovan Hayes scored with an assist from Jake …

Downtown: Concord Homeless Resource Center plans move to North Main Street

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Martin Murray can’t seem to catch a break. Murray, 55, has applied for more than 400 jobs since he lost his sales position in 2013, to no avail. He wakes up every morning in the basement shelter at South Congregational Church in Concord to call the McKenna House, looking for a place to …

February misses record cold in Concord by 0.1 degrees

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Last month will go down as the second-coldest February in Concord’s recorded history. If not for the sunny afternoon Saturday, it could have been the absolute coldest. A group of meteorologists for the National Weather Service in Gray, Maine, were closely watching the thermometer Saturday between 2 and 3 p.m. as it hovered …

Seniors roll strikes

Friday, February 27, 2015

D eane Mae Rangnow, Aurea Laliberte, Beverly Gilman, Francine Pinkos and Evelyn Ide make up the Presidential Players Wii bowling team for Presidential Oaks Retirement Living. National Senior League arranges, scores and tracks the matches as teams compete …

Announcements: Last chance for discount to Strengthening Families Summit

Friday, February 27, 2015

CONCORD Early-bird deadline Discounted tickets of $75 are available until March 1 for the Strengthening Families Summit on March 30 at the Grappone Conference Center. The conference highlights one of the five protective factors of the Strengthening Families Framework, an evidence-based framework that prevents child abuse and neglect …

Letter: A misleading photo

Friday, February 27, 2015

Good heavens! Where on earth did you get the terrible photo that accompanied your vaccine article in the printed version of the Monitor (Sunday Monitor front page, Feb. 22)? How frightening it must have been to parents and children. No clinician in the country would aim a needle …

Girls’ program hitting its stride for Concord Youth Hockey

Friday, February 27, 2015

It is a drill designed to improve their skating, but for the players on the Concord Youth Hockey Association’s U10 girls’ team, it is known simply as Pac-Man. At a recent Monday evening practice at Everett Arena, the …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Friday, February 27, 2015

Girls’ basketball Division IV quarterfinals No. 6 Pittsfield (14-5) at No. 3 Groveton (16-3), 7 p.m. Previous tournament games: Pittsfield ousted No. 11 Concord Christian, 37-23. Groveton bested No. 14 Wilton-Lyndeborough, 61-43. Head to head: The teams did not meet during the regular season. Notes: For the third …

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, February 27, 2015

Chayleigh Cadarette, Belmont girls’ basketball, 12 points, 15 rebounds Zach Mattos, Kearsarge boys’ basketball, 23 points, 13 rebounds, 3 blocks Trent Noordsij, Kearsarge boys’ basketball, 21 points, 8 assists, 7 rebounds Mike Legare, Hillsboro-Deering boys’ basketball, 28 points Joey Kulbacki, Hillsboro-Deering boys’ basketball, 20 points …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, February 27, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (6) scored in 10 of 13 events to win its third straight Division II championship. 2. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (1) could have split into two teams and finished 1-2 at the D-I championships. 3. BISHOP …

High schools: Belmont girls bow out of D-III tourney when furious comeback bid falls short

Friday, February 27, 2015

Down 15 points to Somersworth with just over five minutes to play in last night’s Division III second round girls’ basketball game, the panic button stayed hidden behind the Belmont bench. Instead, Red Raiders Coach Mark Dawalga tried to rally his 10th-seeded team – the same squad that …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, February 27, 2015

Bruschi coming to Concord Jeremy Woodward, owner of Jeremy’s Bootcamp, announced a meet-and-greet with former New England Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi. The event will take place March 16 at 6 p.m. The event is a fundraiser and all proceeds will be directed to the American Stroke Association. Tickets …

Rustic Crust to celebrate opening of new facility in Pittsfield with open house

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The fire that leveled Rustic Crust pizza left an empty 3-acre lot near downtown Pittsfield. There was no guarantee the company, which employs 150 people and has products in about 6,700 stores, would rebuild in town. “It would …