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The Concord Little League 9- and 10-year-old Little League team won the state championship Tuesday over Goffstown, claiming its second straight title. The team, coached by Tom Philbrick will be traveling to Cranston, R.I., Aug. 7 to compete in the Eastern Regional tournament. (Photo by Lauren Caldwell)

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Softball runner-up The 14U NH Comets Blue softball team finished runner-up in the Nor’Easter Classic tournament this past weekend. The Comets defeated the New England Vipers, 12-0, the Maine Thunder 15-4, the Lightning Gold, 6-5, and the Comets Red, 5-0, before falling to the Wachusett Stars, 5-0, in the championship. The team consisted of coaches Jeff Dusseault, Jim Stevens, Dan …

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Little League state tournament The Concord 9/10-year-old Little League team beat Goffstown, 5-2, on the first day of the state tournament at Blake Marston Field in Bedford. Brooks Craigue (5.2 IP, 6 Ks) kept Goffstown scoreless for much of the game. Concord scored four runs in the third inning, with Moses Carr and Ryan Philbrick both blasting triples. Isiah Robles was Concord’s most …

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Monday, July 27, 2015

Javelin champion Concord’s Buzz Gagne won the gold medal Sunday in the javelin at the 2015 USATF Masters National Championship held at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Fla. Gagne threw 166-11 in the 65-69 age group for his 10th National Masters Championship. Duston CC golf Duston Country Club held its two-day member/guest tournament this weekend. Jeff Hicks and Kevin Rand won …

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Thursday, July 16, 2015

Softball champions The Concord FairPoint Pioneers U8 softball team (pictured) of the Capital Area Babe Ruth League won the state tournament last weekend in Barrington, capping an undefeated season (16-0) in all-star games. Pictured: (back row, l-r) coaches …

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Softball champs The NH Lady Cannons won the NSA Summer Slam Jamboree last weekend in Dracut, Mass. The Cannons went 7-0, outscoring their opponents 60-14. The Cannons got outstanding pitching from Alexis Palmisano and Becca Ackerson. On Sunday …

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Monday, July 13, 2015

Baseball champs The Concord 13U All-Stars went undefeated in district play, capturing the championship and qualifying for the state tournament with a 9-8 win over Monadnock. In the finals, the Capital Squad was led by Adrian Kennedy (three …

Letter: Decision belongs to the people

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

I believe the United States has become a judiciocracy. People have always debated whether we are a republic or a democracy, but that question is now moot with the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision regarding gay marriage. The issue of whether gay marriage should have been legalized is a …

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Monday, July 13, 2015

Concord ‘A’ tennis The city ‘A’ singles tennis tournament will start Monday at the Bow Brook Club. Top-seeded players Greg Cistulli (first), Andy Day (second), Ron Lafond (third) and Mark Blaisdell have first-round byes, while the first matches will be Jeff Siegel vs. Amir Alic (4 p.m.), PJ …

Mielcarz’s return a story to follow as State Am heads to historic Bretton Woods

Monday, July 13, 2015

The New Hampshire Golf Association will be holding the 112th State Amateur Championship at a course from the history books, and the most decorated golfer in state am history will be coming out of retirement to play on it. Concord’s Bob Mielcarz, the nine-time state am champ, will …

UNH honors

Sunday, July 12, 2015

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of New Hampshire in Durham. ALLENSTOWN Devin Bernard​, Erin Mahoney, Jonathan Martin, ​Alexandra Reade, Katherine Loiselle ANDOVER Meredith Cline, Kyle Wiley, Emily Young, Madalyn Pfeifer BARNSTEAD Briana Cusson, Haley Farnham, Crystal Labrecque, …

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Sunday, July 12, 2015

16U baseball champs The Cobb Hill Construction Royals of Bow (pictured) defeated the Reds, 3-2, to capture the Manchester Colt League 16U championship. Brendan Winch pitched a complete game, striking out six, and Vin Peterson drove in all …

Town Crier for July 12, 2015

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Allenstown Meetinghouse holds fun activities for 200th year ∎ The Suncook Senior Center will hold a professional physical therapy service with Katie Archer on Monday at 11:15 a.m., and she will share some healthy ideas. For more information, call Leslie at 485-4254. ∎ The 200th Anniversary of the restored Old …

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Saturday, July 11, 2015

Youth track The Concord Flyers competed in an open meet in Manchester on Thursday. Nine-year-old Margaret Sheehan finished first in the 100 and 400, as did 10-year-old Tyler Harrington. Kelsey Mayer, 11, was first in the 100. Twelve-year-olds Sarah Degler grabbed second in both the 100 and 400, …