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Capsule outlook of the area’s high school field hockey teams

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

High school field hockey outlook Merrimack Valley Division: II Coach: Kim Kenney (20th year) Last year: 12-5-1, D-II runner-up Returning starters: Cassidy Huckins, sr.; Emily Masse, sr.; Izzy Hoyt, jr.; Haley Puntin, sr. Top newcomers: “We have added 12 new players to the varsity roster and each will bring something to our team,” Coach Kenney said. Outlook: After finishing second in Division II last year, a dozen new players on … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

College standout Concord’s Joe Graffy, a senior keeper for the Brandeis men’s soccer team, was named Defensive Player of the Tournament as the Judges won the Keene State College Soccer Classic over the weekend. Brandeis defeated Hobart, 5-0, then Keene State, 2-1. Graffy made four saves over the two games with one shutout. Golf results Dave Voelxen scored a hole in one on … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, September 1, 2014

Golf results Dan Luker and Dan Mullen posted the low round of the day in yesterday’s Better-Ball Tournament at Concord Country Club with a score of 10-under par 60. John Fraser and Shane Clark finished one shot back, while Luker teamed with Jon Dickey to finish in solo third at 62. ∎ Jean VerPlanck (31) edged Jan Monahan (32) in the Women’s Fewest Putts … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Local tennis Justin Toler beat Amir Alic in the Concord City ‘B’ tennis singles finals, two sets to one (6-7, 6-4, 6-1). After a short break, Toler came back out for doubles action with partner Thomas Bengtson. Toler and Bengtson won in straights sets, 7-5, 6-3. New England … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Tryouts/ registrations Dragons ASA Softball organization is holding tryouts today and Saturday for the following teams at the following times: 16U, 9-11 a.m.; 14U, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; 12U, 1-3 p.m.; and 10U, 3-5 p.m. All tryouts will be held at Barnstead Elementary School, 91 Maple St., Center Barnstead. … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Junior golf champions Five area golfers won the Beaver Meadow junior team championship, posting an even-par score of 36. Members of the winning team (pictured above left to right) are: Frankie Brandt, Ryan Metzger, Henry Powell, Alexis Johns, … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, August 8, 2014

Concord ‘B’ tennis Amir Alic defeated Thomas Bengtson in a three-hour semifinal match, losing the first set 6-7 (6-8 in the tiebreak), before winning 7-6 (7-1), 6-4 in the Concord ‘B’ Tennis Tournament. Alic will play Justin Toler in the finals at 9 a.m. on Sunday at the … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Softball champions Byron’s Septic (pictured above) won the Division C state championship in Keene played between July 25-27. The team went undefeated, beating Ramunto’s (9-4) and Alexander’s (13-5) before beating Top Dawg in the winner’s bracket final, 9-2. … 0

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Concord ‘B’ tennis In Concord City ‘B’ tennis tournament action: ∎ In the final match of the first round Krishna Giri beat Brian Woodman 6-4, 6-0. ∎ Amir Alic got the better of No. 1 seed, Tony Janes in the first match of the quarterfinals, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4. ∎ Third-seeded … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Concord ‘B’ tennis In Concord City “B” tennis tournament action: ∎ Tony Janes defeated Madhab Gurung, 6-1, 6-0. ∎ Justin Toler beat Bir Shah, 6-2, 6-2. ∎ Amir Alic defeated Binit Shah, 6-4, 6-2. ∎ Janak Rimal defeated Pradip Sitaula, 6-4, 6-3. ∎ Michael Constantin defeated Robin Thapa after losing the first set, … 0

DES issues no-swim advisories at several beaches

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Several no-swimming advisories are in effect at beaches across the state because officials have found high bacteria levels or blue-green algae blooms in the water. At Sunapee State Park in Newbury, a sign has warned swimmers since Saturday … 1

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Monday, August 4, 2014

Local golf Fletcher Sokul (146) won the Club Championship at Concord Country Club, edging Bob Mielcarz by one stroke (147) and Mark Douglas (148) by two strokes. In the first flight, Norm West (143) defeated Glenn Sylvester (143) in a playoff, as well as Jim Wolcott (145) and … 0

Letter: Tone deaf at Market Basket

Sunday, August 3, 2014

I’m not a regular customer of Market Basket (I’m not a regular customer of any store, really), but I can’t help but stand behind the employees that are fighting to preserve the culture that they hold dear to them. Since last week, the board of directors, led by … 0