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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 and an assist in first half of …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 29, 2015

JV results The John Stark girls’ JV soccer team defeated Sanborn, 5-0. John Stark maintained possession throughout the game and had a constant barrage of shots and crosses to give the Generals the advantage. Quianna Willard and Becca McLaughlin scored in the first half and Rachael Keon, Willard and Lexi Knapton scored in the second half. Goalie Ali L’Heareaux was strong in net. …

High schools: Merrimack Valley girls’ soccer gets measure of revenge in win over Coe-Brown

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Revenge was on the line Friday in Penacook in the season opener between the Merrimack Valley and Coe-Brown girls’ soccer teams. Coe-Brown was a semifinalist in Division II last season, after it dispatched Merrimack Valley in the first round of the playoffs. Merrimack Valley got its revenge, however, besting the Bears by a score of 3-2. Coe-Brown struck early, scoring at the third …

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 …

Christie stumps for Franklin Mayor Ken Merrifield in Concord

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Last month, Franklin Mayor Ken Merrifield stood in the Franklin VFW, a venue filled with “Telling it like it is” campaign signs and introduced New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a Republican candidate running for president. On Wednesday night, …

Man who robbed Franklin bank remains at-large

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Days after Franklin Savings Bank was robbed at gunpoint, the suspect remains unidentified and has not been apprehended. Franklin Savings Bank at 933 Central St. was robbed Friday morning by a masked man with a gun. Franklin police dispatch said Wednesday afternoon that there was no update on …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Franklin coaching openings The Franklin School District has the following coaching openings: certified athletic trainer for fall sports; JV boys’ basketball and assistant track and field at the high school level; and A and B boys’ basketball and baseball at the middle school level. Candidates should mail application, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Golf results Pete Annon and Mike Gallant set the early pace, later matched by Jim Steenbeke and Victor Racicot, with better-ball scores of 8-under par 62 to win Sunday’s event at Concord Country Club. Five teams tied for third at 63. Coaches needed Pittsfield Middle High School needs …

New SAU 18 superintendent looks forward to year, but has a lot to work on

Saturday, August 15, 2015

For the past six weeks, Daniel LeGallo has been planning, organizing and attending meetings. But mostly, he has been waiting. LeGallo, the new superintendent of SAU 18 as of July 1, has been anticipating the start of the school year since he assumed the position. “I’m excited as …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Golf results Bill Ennis and Bill Varnell won the Fourball competition at Concord Country Club. They teamed for an 8-under par round of 62. Bob Rougier and Fred Hast came second with a round of 64. Andy Jalbert and Nancy Rheinhardt tied for first place in the Match …

Town Crier for Aug. 16, 2015

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Allenstown Games abound at Pow-Wow ∎ The Allenstown Town Clerk and Tax Collector’s window will be open Monday from 7:30 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. and Tuesday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. ∎ The Suncook Senior Center will hold a hearing health presentation by Beltone New England on …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Sunset League champs Century 21 earned the Sunset League title, defeating Grappone, 3-1, in the best-of-five series. ∎ Grappone won the first game, 3-1. Jon Clary threw a six-hitter to earn the win on the mound, while Jack Yvars had an RBI single to break a scoreless tie. Century …

Police seek suspect in Franklin bank robbery

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Franklin Savings Bank was robbed at gunpoint by a masked man Friday morning. He stole an undisclosed amount of money from the 933 Central St. branch and was not located or identified by the police as of Friday …