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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

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 Leon and Jack Harrington in a sudden death playoff in the Beaver Meadow Junior Camp Championship. Tied for third one stroke back … 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; and the Baseball Heaven Motus Independence Day Tournament on Long Island this past weekend. The … 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 Congress to end or drastically reduce government involvement in retirement programs and health care, while … 1

Ordinances in Belmont, Tilton, Franklin hint at danger of synthetic drug spice

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Belmont is the latest New Hampshire community to ban synthetic marijuana, as local and state officials struggle to keep pace with the rapidly evolving substance. Belmont selectmen this week banned the possession, sale and purchase of “spice,” joining … 0

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Baseball champs The Hopkinton Metzger-McGuire Sharks completed an undefeated season by winning the Concord Northeast AAA championship over a resilient Fratello’s team. Pictured are (standing) Coach Neil Duval, Beyene Taylor, Ryan Metzger, Jack Morrall, Brendan Elrick, Josh Duval, … 0

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Lacrosse champions The Concord Crush Orange U9 boys’ lacrosse team finished 12-0 this season, including regular season and playoffs. The roster included Heath Mann, Matt Hooper, Liam Duclos, Dawson Fancher, Joey Tarbell, Chili Cabot, Garrett Bishop, Brody McGonigle, … 0

Concord High ends Bow’s four-year reign as Monitor Cup champion

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

For the first time since 2009, Concord High captured the Monitor Cup as the top sports program in the Monitor’s coverage area. The Crimson Tide won both the winter and spring seasons to claim the overall school year title and end Bow’s four-year reign. The Monitor Cup ranks … 0

D-III boys’ lacrosse All-State and Byrne Cup lacrosse teams announced

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Hopkinton High goalie Matt French was named Division III boys’ lacrosse Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight season. Area players Brody Fredericks, an attack from John Stark, and Cole Martin, a midfielder from Merrimack Valley, joined French on the First Team. French, along with defender … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Youth softball The New Hampshire Comets U10 softball team advanced to the championship for the third straight weekend and defeated the Northeast Hurricanes, 11-3, to win the Rochester Slammers Summer Classic. The Comets opened their weekend with a … 0

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Monday, June 16, 2014

Soccer champs The Seacoast Express United U18 girls’ soccer team won the Coastal Summer Challenge Tournament in Brunswick, Maine, this past weekend. The team went 4-0, scoring 18 goals and giving up just three en route to an … 0

Brassard, Clachar win New England titles

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Even though technically graduated from high school, Jeremy Brassard still had one more goal to achiever in his high school track and field career – defend his 1,600 New England title. And thanks to a phenomenal final lap, the recent Coe-Brown graduate was able to do that just, … 0

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Saturday, June 14, 2014

Youth baseball Rowley Agency defeated New England Remediation Services, 5-3, to advance to the Cal Ripken Northeast majors championship. Rowley Agency was led by strong pitching of Luke McCusker, Tommy Duhaime and Logan Otto in front of a solid team defense. Shyloh Brooks and Nick Snyder both made … 0

In N.H., who has filed to run for office?

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Yesterday was the filing deadline to run for statewide or federal office in New Hampshire, but this list may not include every candidate who has filed to run. Candidates for state representative must file with their town clerks, who mail the filings to the Secretary of State’s office. … 1