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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, March 30, 2015

College standouts Several area athletes stood out for the Franklin Pierce University track & field team at this weekend’s Snowflake Classic at Tufts. Colton Ham, a junior from Webster, took second in the 3,000 in 9:01.95, while Concord’s B.J. Smith was seventh in 9:36.03. Loudon’s Chris Bohi was second in the javelin at 51.2 meters, and Northwood’s Samantha Toscano was fourth in the triple jump at 10.14 meters. Youth basketball …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Cap City hoop academy Cap City Basketball Academy will hold a five-week skills and drills clinic beginning today for children of all skill levels from kindergarten to grade 12. The clinics will be held at Bishop Brady High on consecutive Sundays with the exception of Easter weekend, when they’ll be held on Saturday (April 4). Skill levels are: Little ballers (K-inexperienced 3rd-graders) from …

“Franklin for a Lifetime” conference looks to address challenges, opportunities in the city

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Dinner will start at 6 p.m., followed by storytelling, an evening not all that different from a Sunday family meal. The difference, however, is this is a community event with a substantial goal at the end: to address challenges and opportunities related to an aging population in the city of Franklin. “Franklin for a Lifetime” is a three-day conference that kicks off Thursday, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, March 16, 2015

Youth hockey The Beauregard Equipment Concord Capitals Squirt 3 hockey team (pictured) ended its season by winning the Seacoast Hockey League S5 Tournament, defeating Oyster River, 6-2, in the final. Goals were scored by AJ Fennelly (two), Nick …

Business people for March 16, 2015

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Roger Sevigny, the New Hampshire insurance commissioner, was recently named chairman of the Health Insurance and Managed Care Committee, a policy group of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Mike and Gloria Caponera of Franklin were among those recognized as 2015 New Hampshire Heroes by the Red Cross. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, March 15, 2015

College standout Rebecca Beaulieu of Weare scored two goals as she helped the Mount Ida girls’ lacrosse team defeat Simmons College, 10-9. Youth hockey The Beauregard Equipment Concord Capitals Squirt 3 team defeated Mount Washington Valley, 3-2, in overtime. Dan Chase had two goals while Nick Martel had …

Division II boys’ basketball: Dominant Green Giants punch ticket to final four

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Bishop Brady was in total control when Brendan Johnson made the play. The Brady senior blocked a jump shot early in the fourth quarter, ripping the ball from Windham’s Joe Frake with just one hand. Johnson came to …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Bow High sports Bow High School athletes and families are invited to the Winter Athletic Awards Night Tuesday starting at 7 p.m. Spring sports registrations are now open. Register online atfamilyid.com. Registrations will close March 23 at noon. Franklin road race The Franklin Animal Shelter is holding its …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Girls’ hockey Division I championship At Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester No. 3 Bishop Brady-Trinity (14-6-0) vs. No. 1 Hanover (17-1-1), 10 a.m. Previous tournament games: Bishop Brady-Trinity edged rival Concord, the No. 6 seed, 2-1, and overcame No. 2 Berlin-Gorham, 4-2. Hanover ousted No. 5 Lebanon, 5-1, after …

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Friday, March 13, 2015

CONTOOCOOK Katherine Irwin was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Merrimack College in North Andover, Mass. Lucas Arruda was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Boston University. Hannah Needleman was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at …

Coe-Brown girls’ basketball team stays perfect in advancing to D-II championship

Friday, March 13, 2015

MANCHESTER – When the buzzer sounded on their 39-32 Division II girls’ basketball semifinal win last night, the Bears hardly flinched. There was no screaming or hugging for top-seeded Coe-Brown after it beat No. 5 Pembroke Academy, just …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, March 13, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ HOOP (4) will look to cap an undefeated season in tomorrow’s Division II championship game. 2. BELMONT-GILFORD BOYS’ HOCKEY (5) is the top seed and favorite in tomorrow’s D-III final against No. 2 Berlin-Gorham. 3. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, March 13, 2015

YMCA family night The Concord Family YMCA will be hosting Fun Family Friday March 20 from 5:15-7:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per family with a dinner followed by gym games, pool activities and the climbing wall. Sign up at the front desk by noon Thursday . You don’t …