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High Schools: Trowsdale turns up heat to secure a win for Winnisquam softball team

Thursday, April 24, 2014

The first three innings had scoreless tension. The fourth inning had stealing-home excitement. And the drama carried into yesterday’s final frame when Franklin, trailing by a run, put runners on second and third with no outs. But Winnisquam’s Ali Trowsdale struck out the side to end the threat, punctuate the drama and deliver the Bears a 2-1 win over their Lakes Region rivals. “She was on,” Winnisquam Coach Kevin Dame … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, April 24, 2014

JV results The Concord JV softball team defeated Manchester Memorial in five innings, 16-2. Lauren Mullen was strong in the circle and at the plate, allowing just two runs, six hits and five walks while striking out five, and also going 3-for-4 and scoring two runs. Caitlyn Shea was 3-for-3 with a walk and she brought home five runs. ∎ The Concord JV baseball … 0

Police coverage paid for, Salisbury officials say in letter

Thursday, April 24, 2014

If a neighboring police department responds to a call in Salisbury, the town is ready to pay the bill. Salisbury selectmen wanted to make this point clear in a letter it sent to police chiefs and selectmen in Andover, Boscawen, Franklin and Webster. They drafted the letter, dated April 7, in response to one that circulated in Webster accusing Salisbury, which does not … 0

High Schools: Hopkinton girls score in every event to take first in Bow meet

Sunday, April 13, 2014

It’s early, but the Hopkinton High girls’ track and field team is already showing that its depth could make it a team to be reckoned with this season. The Hawk girls scored in all 14 events during yesterday’s … 0

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school softball teams

Saturday, April 12, 2014

High school softball outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Tim Tenasco (13th year) Last year: 17-3, lost in championship game Returning starters: Lauren Jones, sr., 2B; Shannon Burke, sr., C; Amanda Riley, jr., SS; Kianna Daudelin, jr., P/IF; Holly Donohue, jr., CF; Lacey Locke, jr., LF/RF; Caitlin Foley, jr., … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, April 12, 2014

College standouts Concord’s Jenna Tewksbury notched three assists as the Wheaton College women’s lacrosse team beat MIT, 11-6. ∎ Hopkinton’s Henry Merrow had two goals and two assists in the MIT men’s lacrosse team’s 20-8 victory over Lyndon State. ∎ Bow’s Lindsey Bucknam had five goals and three assists and … 0

High Schools: Concord boys’ tennis team makes strides in sweep of Nashua South

Saturday, April 12, 2014

The scores from this opening week of the tennis season seem to tell a clear story for the Concord boys’ team. The Crimson Tide posted 8-1 road wins on Monday and Wednesday and followed those up with yesterday’s … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, April 12, 2014

College standout Joardyn Douillette of Loudon and Courtney Gilman of Penacook both had an RBI-single for the NHTI softball team in a 9-2 loss to Dean College. Kasie Tucker of Bow allowed five runs in three innings from the circle. Douillette had two hits in the second game, … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Nick Vermette, Brady boys’ tennis, win at No. 3 singles (usually plays at No. 5) and No. 2 doubles in Giants’ 6-3 win Zach Zbehlik and Nate Louf, Bow boys’ tennis, 8-0 singles wins, doubles win (together at No. 1) Nandita Kasireddy, Bow girls’ tennis, singles and doubles … 0

High Schools: Concord girls’ tennis team off to impressive start

Friday, April 11, 2014

The Concord High girls’ tennis team entered the season hoping to drastically improve upon its 5-9 record from last season, and the Crimson Tide opened its season on the right foot yesterday, defeating a strong Manchester Central team, … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, April 11, 2014

College standout Phoebe Clark of Concord scored three goals for the SNHU women’s lacrosse team in an 11-10 victory. ∎ Amy Zahensky of Bow, a freshman goaltender for the Franklin Pierce field hockey team, was named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division II National Academic Squad. ∎ Derrick … 0

Franklin Middle School honor roll

Thursday, April 10, 2014

The following students were named to the honor roll for the third quarter at Franklin Middle School: HIGH HONORS: Lindsey Borges, Garrett Campbell, Piper Collum, Drew Croteau, Lauren Croteau, Felicity Defosses, Taegen Doscher, Randi-Lee Drew, Sydney Ericson, Andrew Gallien, David Girtman, Breanna Goodsell, Mariah Haney, Jacqueline Hill, Alexa … 0

Letter: Kinder and gentler

Thursday, April 10, 2014

We have only one way to long survive as a species, which is learning to be a kinder, gentler human society. It makes no sense trying to end the violence of the death penalty while trying to make exceptions for dark-skinned people or white-faced fat people. If you … 1