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High Schools: Coe-Brown ace Daudelin tosses no-hitter

Saturday, April 19, 2014

The weather was cold, windy and difficult to play softball in. Kianna Daudelin apparently didn’t notice. The Coe-Brown pitcher had all of her pitches working and crisp command in the circle, a bad mix for Kingswood as Daudelin pitched her first career no-hitter in the Bears’ 6-0 victory. “(She was) very, very good for the conditions,” Coach Tim Tenasco said. … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Kianna Daudelin, Coe-Brown softball, no-hitter, 12 strikeouts; 2-for-4, RBI in 6-0 win. Jon Lewis, Concord baseball, complete game one-hitter, 6 strikeouts in 8-1 win Grace Orzechowski, Concord girls’ lacrosse, 6 goals in 18-12 win Joey Levesque, Belmont Baseball, complete game one-hitter, 13 strikeouts; 2-for-4, two doubles, two RBI in 14-0 win Chase Mercier, Merrimack Valley boys’ lacrosse, two goals, four assists in 9-4 … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, April 19, 2014

JV results The Concord High JV girls’ lacrosse team defeated Memorial, 13-0. Becca Proulx led the team with three goals. Tori Pelletier, Olivia Painchaud and Addie Palisi had two goals each, while Sarah Harper, Julia Ek, Jordyn Macri and Jessica Nelson each added one. Katelyn Butler had the shutout in net. ∎ Hopkinton High JV softball team played Thursday against Conant. Caroline Flood pitched … 0

Letter: Twitter trail of deception

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Kerry L. Marsh, in her letter “Kuster Alternatives” (Monitor, April 15), states “Now, Forbes magazine’s independent survey shows that health insurance premiums are up 90 percent on the individual market here in New Hampshire because of Obamacare.” She apparently shares the opinion of Jennifer Horn, the chairman of … 1

Letter: Remove your blinders

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

To my very right-wing leaning friends, President Obama was correct when he said, “If you want to change things, win an election.” The hard-line, ideological, chest-beating of my way or no way simply won’t win an election. You hold up the Constitution, fantastic. Follow it. Do what it … 4

Letter: Death penalty is barbaric

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The most often articulated rationale for keeping the death penalty is to prevent murder or punish murderers. Execution is murder. Premeditated, at that. The death penalty is not a deterrent. There is still risk that it will mistakenly be used to end the life of an innocent person. … 0

High school Player of the Season for girls’ basketball

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

MAYSON KIMBALL School: Merrimack Valley High Honors: The sophomore averaged a double-double through all four tournament games, leading the Pride in scoring in each one on the way to the title. 3 favorites: The fall season, my dog, … 0

Coe-Brown girls’ track wins easily at home; boys finish third

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Coe-Brown girls’ track and field team made a statement at their home meet against Portsmouth and Kennett, scoring 105 points and handily defeating Portsmouth (31) and Kennett (27). The Bears had 10 athletes win a total of 12 events. Leading the way were Alley Savioli (first shotput, … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

JV results The Kearsarge JV softball team beat Hillsboro-Deering, 19-9. ∎ The Concord JV baseball team dropped its opener to Trinity Monday, 9-7. Sean Fallon had two hits for the Tide. Matt LaTourette ripped a triple and Cass Parker added an RBI to lead the offense. Youth lacrosse results … 0

Centennial Senior Center in Concord, N.H., grows again with Good Life Programs & Activities

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

For Joanne Magarian, her retirement in November meant she could do the things she never had time for when she was working at the Department of Education. Now, she takes oil pastel classes and meets with new friends. … 0

Concord City Council to vote on buying New Hampshire Employment Security building

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Without a developer to take over the New Hampshire Employment Security site this spring, Concord has stepped closer to snatching up the property itself. In a nonpublic session Monday, the city council decided to hear feedback from the … 1

The Insiders: It’s our inaugural attempt to welcome an inaugural poet to Concord

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The English language can be a confusing thing sometimes, even to those of us who don’t speak another one. Many phrases can be misleading without some context. Like all-you-can-eat, for instance – turns out most establishments apply that guarantee only to one meal, even if you sleep at … 0