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Dakota Van Tassel of Winnisquam HIgh catches a pass from a teammate during the final practice before the Shrine Bowl at Dartmouth College's Memorial Stadium in Hanover, N.H. Friday, August 1, 2014.
(Valley News - James M. Patterson)

Sanbornton’s Van Tassel will jump from football field to basic training

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Dakota Van Tassel had several options to choose from. College was one. Playing football in college was another. There was a third choice, however, one that the former Winnisquam lineman and wrestler had had in mind for years. Van Tassel liked the Army National Guard. He liked what it stood for, what it was all about. And the further he … 0

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Saturday, August 2, 2014

Nor’Easters Classic champs The New Hampshire Comets 16U Blue team (above) won the championship of the Nor’Easters Classic Tournament in Laconia. The Comets defeated the Middlesex Rapid Fire, 4-3; the Northeast Hurricanes Black, 6-0; and the Methuen Rangers, 10-1. The winning pitchers were Jess Santis, Rebecca Shatney and Kaitlynn Woodward. Key offensive plays … 0

Swarming defense a strength as New Hampshire readies for Shrine Game against Vermont

Friday, August 1, 2014

Consider David Jackson a convert. The New Hampshire coach for the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl is an offense guy. Has been throughout his career. But after seeing his team at practice, he had to admit it’s the other side of the ball that has him looking for superlatives going into tomorrow’s annual showdown. “I’ve always been offensively minded, I’ve coached defense in the … 0

Gaudet wins MVP as West beats East in CHaD All-Star game

Sunday, June 29, 2014

MANCHESTER – Defense led the West team to a 24-7 victory in yesterday’s CHaD NH East-West All-Star game at St. Anselm College. And Concord’s Marc Gaudet led the defense. “We had Marc Gaudet leading us as a linebacker, … 0

New Hampshire beats Vermont, 6-1, in annual field hockey battle

Sunday, June 29, 2014

New Hampshire scored five second-half goals – sparked by an unassisted strike from Hopkinton’s Brittany Marshall – on the way to a dominating 6-1 victory over Vermont in the 31st annual Twin State Field Hockey Classic at Castleton State University on Friday. Marshall scored five minutes into the … 0

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Sunday, June 29, 2014

Legion baseball results Concord Post 21 (3-2) defeated Jutras Post 43 of Manchester, 16-6, in eight innings Friday night. ∎ Concord Post 21 (4-2) defeated Laconia Post 1, 10-0, in eight innings. Youth baseball The Concord Northeast U10 Banks Chevrolet All-Star team lost its opening game of the District … 0

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Saturday, June 28, 2014

Indoor soccer champs MILK won the U-16 Field House Sports indoor soccer championship, defeating MOJ Construction, 9-2 in the final. Members of the championship team are: (front row) Matthew Perreault, Jacob Silverstein; (second row) Charlie Plukfanpanya, Grant Dreffer, … 0

High school Player of the Season for boys’ tennis

Saturday, June 28, 2014

ZACH ZBEHLIK School: Bow High Honors/stats: The senior led the Falcons to their fourth straight D-III finals appearance, going 14-3 in his second season at No. 1 singles. 3 favorites: Family, friends, tennis Describe your season in one … 1

Two employees in Dunbarton Building Department resign

Friday, June 27, 2014

The two employees who make up Dunbarton’s building department resigned this month, leaving the town without a permanent building inspector or planning and zoning administrator as it experiences an uptick in construction. Kelly Dearborn-Luce, who has worked full-time as the department’s administrator since May 2013, submitted her resignation … 0

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Friday, June 27, 2014

Youth baseball The Weare Nationals (2-0) defeated Hollis-Brookline in NEIBL action. Wesley Lamphere went the distance on the mound for the two-hit shutout. Lamphere struck out three and didn’t walk a batter after the first inning. Catcher Ryan Thompson called a solid game behind the plate and Garrett … 0

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Thursday, June 26, 2014

Little League champions The Concord Orthopaedics majors (17-5) were crowned the champions of the Capital Area Little League Classic by defeating the Davis & Towle Mets, 15-8. Jake Sullivan and Myles Muir pitched well for the winners with … 0

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

College standout Emily Cousens of Contoocook was recently named an Academic All-American at New York University. Cousens runs both cross country and track & field at NYU. Youth baseball In Capital Area Little League Classic action, Concord Orthopaedics defeated the Eagles, 14-2. Adrian Kennedy was the winning pitcher … 0

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

State decathlon results Warren Bartlett from Bishop Brady High School placed 38th out of 75 competitors at the 58th N.H. State Decathlon. He placed sixth in the 1,500 with a time of 4:34.79. Youth baseball The combined team of Hillsboro-Deering and Pembroke Academy, known as H/P, beat Nashua, … 0