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"A" Division champions East Concord Grass Roots

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Basketball champions The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Concord recently held its men’s summer league championship games. In the A Division championship game, East Concord Grass Roots (pictured, left) completed an undefeated season defeating New Heights Roofing, 93-70. ECGR was led by Jimmy Thorpe (31 points), Coleton Neely (26 points) and Jackson Riel (18 points). New Heights was led by Luis Grullon (23 points) and Jordan Fithian (21 points). In the C Division championship game, Shumway Construction (pictured, right) completed an undefeated season by defeating Pete’s Painting, 74-68. Taylor Caron (36 points) and Todd Shackelford (14 points) paced Shumway. Jason Gabor (18 points) and …

Town Crier for Aug. 30, 2015

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Allenstown Volunteers needed to help at the community table ∎ The Knights of Columbus will sponsor a blood drive Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Parish Hall, 10 School St. For more information, call 485-3113. ∎ The Allenstown Historical Society will meet Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Suncook Business Park off Route 28 on Lavoie Drive. For more …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, August 29, 2015

T.J. Hennessey, Belmont boys’ soccer, 4 goals in 5-2 win Jayson Cleveland, Coe-Brown boys’ soccer, 2 goals in 3-2 overtime win Pano Galatas, H-D boys’ soccer, 2 goals in a 4-1 win Ellie Pope, Concord girls’ soccer, 2 goals and an assist in 4-2 win Heather Sefton, Merrimack Valley girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 3-2 win Bridgette Winters, H-D girls’ soccer, 3 goals …

Letter: Ayotte honest, dedicated

Monday, August 24, 2015

It’s a shame that politicians have to be so dirty to get elected. Sen. Kelly Ayotte is one of the most honest and dedicated senators in Washington today. You can bank on it that she will do everything in her power to do what is right for the …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, August 24, 2015

Youth football The Concord Capitols U11 5th-grade football team opened the season with a 6-2 victory over Windham on Sunday. The Capitols scored the game-winning touchdown on a long pass from Matt O’Rourke to Peter Reid with 40 seconds left in the game. The Capitols defense led the …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Golf results Chris and Jake Sullivan came in first place with a score of 45 in Concord Country Club’s annual Parent Child event on Saturday. Bill and Kelly Varnell, and Chris and Cam Brown tied for second place with a 48, followed by Shane and Caitlyn Clark (50) …

Town Crier for Aug. 23, 2015

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Allenstown Town boards need volunteers ∎ Bone Builders will be held at the Suncook Senior Center on Mondays and Wednesdays at 9 a.m. For more information, call Leslie at 485-4254. ∎ The Suncook Senior Center will hold the Corn Hole Tournament on Tuesday at 10 a.m. ∎ The Knights of Columbus …

‘Our lake is in crisis’: 50 years of milfoil

Saturday, August 22, 2015

It has been a problem for 50 years now. If towns around Northwood Lake don’t kick in more money, the local watershed association is going to be bankrupt in two years, its president says, and the responsibility – …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Golf results Cindall Morrison won the 2015 President’s Cup at the Concord Country Club with a two-day best ball score of 11-under 61. Andy Jalbert and Marge Plodzik tied for second place, one stroke back with rounds of 62. Gretchen Knapton took third place with a round of …

Alosa looks at Notre Dame Prep as a steppingstone

Friday, August 21, 2015

Even when he took over at Pembroke Academy, with ambitions of turning his alma mater back into the basketball powerhouse it had once been, Matt Alosa had a pursuit on the side, one for further on down the …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, August 21, 2015

Golf results Brian Kelly of Hopkinton finished first in the Valley Seniors Tournament event at the Owl’s Nest in Campton. Bill Gould of Henniker and David Hazen of Canterbury finished sixth and seventh respectively. Kelly, Gould and Joe Clement of Henniker all won their respective age divisions, while …

Concord’s Pinkham looking to make it big on academy soccer scene

Thursday, August 20, 2015

If you were driving on Humphrey Street late last fall and suddenly found yourself in the middle of a soccer game, you can thank Christopher Pinkham for that. Pinkham, 16, can’t get enough soccer. So after he helped …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Sunset League champions Century 21 (pictured) was crowned the Sunset League champions after defeating Grappone in the best-of-five finals, 3-1. Front row: Keith Simpson, Steve Auger, Nik Beeson, Alex Fredette. Back row: Ryan Hayden, Coach Steve DeStefano, Dustin …