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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Youth baseball Hillsboro/Pembroke beat Weare, 6-1, in the first round of the Granite State Baseball Wood Bat League. H/P was led by pitcher Dominic Downs, who threw a two-hitter with nine strikeouts and no walks, striking out five of the first six batters of the game and retiring the final nine without surrendering a hit. Catcher Brandon Soules was solid behind the plate and also had two RBI and two … 0

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Local golf Duston Country Club held its two-day guest tournament this weekend. For the men, Mike Zack and Austin Fox placed first with a net score of 78 and were followed by Tom Flanagan and Al Appel (78), John Holbrook and Matt Holbrook (79), Jon Routon and Bill Gould (81) and Jeff Chandler and Colin Abbott (81). Jim Schoch and Geoff Martin won … 0

New Hampshire Employment Security hosting job fairs today in Laconia, on Friday in Franklin

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

More than 20 local businesses will attend a job fair Friday in Franklin. The participating employers range from large corporations such as J.Jill and FedEx to regional staffing companies such as Express Employment Professionals and Corporate Resource Services. The fair, organized by New Hampshire Employment Security, will be held at the Franklin Public Library, 310 Central St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. … 1

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Sunday, July 13, 2014

Little League All-Star champs The Concord Little League 9-10-year-old all-star team defeated Portsmouth, 4-2, to win the NH District 2 championship. Undefeated Concord will face NH District 1 champion Windham in the state finals. Team members (pictured above) … 0

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Saturday, July 12, 2014

Youth softball The Capital Area Babe Ruth U12 All-Star team, consisting of players from Concord, Merrimack Valley and Hopkinton, won the District 2 U12 championship by defeating the Central NH All-Stars 2-1 in a best-of-three format. Capital Area won the first game, 2-0, behind the outstanding pitching of … 0

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Saturday, July 12, 2014

Golf results The team of Asa Stoykovich, Jordan Dustin, Tim Pitman and William Scrivens (pictured, l-r, with Coach and Counselor Samantha Reed) scrambled to a 3-under par 33 and defeated the team of Jeremiah Barry, Stenny Kula, Ben … 0

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Friday, July 11, 2014

Tournament champions The Concord Cannons Prospects 16U baseball team (pictured above) improved to 20-6 thanks to three consecutive tournament championships. The Cannons won the War at the Shore tournament in Lyme, Conn.; the Franklin Pierce Invitational in Rindge; … 0

Letter: Expand Social Security

Thursday, July 10, 2014

President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law in 1935. The country was suffering through the Great Depression, and millions of people were out of work. The program was originally intended, and still acts today, as a social insurance program. Big Money interests have pushed … 1

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Thursday, July 10, 2014

District tourney baseball Concord defeated Merrimack, 14-4, in pool-play action of the Concord Babe Ruth League 14-year-old district tournament. The Concord offense was led by Ryan Tessier (two hits, double), Sal Rinaldi (three RBI), Noah Giffard (two hits) and Gavin Moody (two hits). John Taranovich and Steven Drewes … 0

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Concord City A tennis Three of the top four seeds were upset in quarterfinals singles action in the Concord City A Tennis Tournament at Bow Brook yesterday. Teddy Pince defeated top-seeded Mark Blaisdell, 6-2 and 6-4; Greg Cistulli defeated second-seeded Ron Lafond, 6-4 and 7-5; Kevin Phelps defeated … 0

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Youth baseball The Weare Nationals defeated the Nashua Chiefs, 9-5, in NEIBL action. Tyler Gamache went 3-for-3 with two doubles, four RBI, two runs and a stolen base. CJ Coughlin went 2-for-3 with a run scored and a stolen base. Ryan Thompson went 1-for-2 with an RBI, run … 0

Local students awarded Comcast scholarship

Monday, July 7, 2014

A group of local students were honored at the New Hampshire State House as recipients of Comcast’s $1,000 Leaders and Achievers scholarship for academic achievement, leadership potential and commitment to community service. The local students who received the … 0

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Sunday, July 6, 2014

Golf results Ed Dalton and Ken Feldman took low honors in the Best Ball Tournament at Concord Country Club yesterday with a round of 10-under par 60. Bob Granger partnered with Ron Landry and Chuck Catcher with rounds of 61 and 62, respectively. Pete Annon and Quinn Hogan … 0