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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Softball champions The New Hampshire Comets 10U team swept a two-game series against Northeast Heat to claim the 10U NH ASA Junior Olympic championship for the second straight year. The Comets were led by the pitching performance of Kaitlyn Boelter (six innings, 16 strikeouts, three walks and no hits allowed) and Penelope Ayotte (five innings, 12 strikeouts, five walks and …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Youth baseball In Manchester Colt League playoff action, Cobb Hill Construction Royals from Bow defeated the Twins, 11-4. Brendan Winch pitched five strong innings. The Royals banged out 13 hits, with Vin Peterson (three hits), Cole Johnson, Anthony Celenza and Chase Graham (two hits each) leading the way. Players needed Seacoast Express United is looking for additional players for its U13 boys (two …

Third prison guard accused of trying to cover up incident when inmate’s shirt was allegedly cut

Monday, June 29, 2015

A sergeant in the state’s Department of Corrections became the third officer accused of trying to cover up an incident last year in which a Concord halfway house inmate’s shirt was allegedly sliced with a knife. Gary Burke, 37, of 36 Caveny Drive in Northfield is accused of tampering with the investigation by …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, June 19, 2015

FINAL POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) won its fourth straight Division II title with 151 points, the most in this championship run. 2. COE-BROWN SOFTBALL (2) defended its D-II title and finished 17-3 by outscoring its four playoff opponents 35-6. …

Community Snapshots: Week of June 6, 2015

Thursday, June 18, 2015

People went above and beyond to support their communities this week. Community snapshots are submitted by Monitor readers. If you have photos you’d like to share you can upload them on our photos form or email communitynews@cmonitor.com. Some …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Softball champions On Sunday, the Franklin Savings Bank 10U softball team from Merrimack Valley (pictured above) defeated the Hopkinton Hawks, 12-6, to win the Capital Area AAA softball championship. Olivia Lacasse and Sammy Allen pitched well, Maddy Hazleton …

Headmaster is back at Pembroke Academy

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The sign outside of Pembroke Academy says it all: The headmaster is back. The buttons, demonstrations, public comments and continual rally to reverse the Pembroke School Board’s decision to do away with the title of headmaster worked. Late …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Baseball champs In Cal Ripken Minors baseball, the Allied Insurance Rockies (shown above) beat the Bow Auto Parts Royals, 9-6, to win the Bow Minors championship. The Rockies lost the first game in the double-elimination tournament, then reeled …

Students continue to protest headmaster decision at Pembroke School Board

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

A group of about 10 students went before the Pembroke School Board on Tuesday to reiterate their opposition to the board’s decision to change the title of the school’s top administrator. The students – most of them wearing …

Students from Epsom, Franklin, Gilford and Gilmanton graduate from UNH

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The following students earned degrees from the University of New Hampshire. EPSOM christopher allen, civil engineering; jake gomes, political science; matthew dlubac, information technology, summa cum laude; steven giguere, computer engineering, magna cum laude; Hayley Gelinas, hospitality management. FRANKLIN hillary fifield, secondary education; matthew kaplan, earth sciences; nathaniel …

High school baseball all-state teams announced; Bow’s Vulgamore D-III Player of the Year

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Evan Vulgamore, a junior catcher on the Bow High baseball team, was named Division III Player of the Year by the NH Baseball Coaches Association. Bow’s Dennis Ordway was named D-III Assistant Coach of the Year, and Winnisquam’s …

Concord High claims Monitor Cup for second straight school year

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Concord High successfully defended the Monitor Cup for the 2014-15 school year, keeping its claim as the top athletic program in the Monitor’s coverage area. The Crimson Tide built a big lead with a runaway winter season, then held off strong springs from Coe-Brown and Hopkinton. The Monitor …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Baseball champs JMiller captured the Concord Northeast Double AA baseball championship. JMiller lost to Hopkinton Everyday Cafe on Friday night, 4-2, but came back to beat Constantly Pizza in an elimination game, 8-1. They then defeated Hopkinton Everyday …