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"A" Division champions East Concord Grass Roots

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Basketball champions The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Concord recently held its men’s summer league championship games. In the A Division championship game, East Concord Grass Roots (pictured, left) completed an undefeated season defeating New Heights Roofing, 93-70. ECGR was led by Jimmy Thorpe (31 points), Coleton Neely (26 points) and Jackson Riel (18 points). New Heights was led by Luis Grullon (23 points) and Jordan Fithian (21 points). In the C Division championship game, Shumway Construction (pictured, right) completed an undefeated season by defeating Pete’s Painting, 74-68. Taylor Caron (36 points) and Todd Shackelford (14 points) paced Shumway. Jason Gabor (18 points) and …

Town Crier for Aug. 30, 2015

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Allenstown Volunteers needed to help at the community table ∎ The Knights of Columbus will sponsor a blood drive Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Parish Hall, 10 School St. For more information, call 485-3113. ∎ The Allenstown Historical Society will meet Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Suncook Business Park off Route 28 on Lavoie Drive. For more …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, August 29, 2015

T.J. Hennessey, Belmont boys’ soccer, 4 goals in 5-2 win Jayson Cleveland, Coe-Brown boys’ soccer, 2 goals in 3-2 overtime win Pano Galatas, H-D boys’ soccer, 2 goals in a 4-1 win Ellie Pope, Concord girls’ soccer, 2 goals and an assist in 4-2 win Heather Sefton, Merrimack Valley girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 3-2 win Bridgette Winters, H-D girls’ soccer, 3 goals …

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Sunday, August 9, 2015

Golf results For the second straight year, Nashua Country Club defeated Concord Country Club in their annual Interclub Match. Concord held a 4½-3½ lead after Saturday’s Fourball matches. After a nip-and-tuck start, Nashua won seven of the last eight singles matches to pull away to a 14½-9½ victory. …

Franklin’s Pickowicz building a body of success

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Brian Pickowicz was already tight with the weight room. He lifted for years at Franklin High, where he never missed a start in four years and 42 football games before graduating in 2012. The weights helped him make …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Equestrian elite Concord’s Amy Cohen and Boscawen’s Jordan Wicklund both were awarded sportsmanship ribbons at the U.S. Equestrian Federation’s Pony Finals in Lexington, Ky., on Monday. Both girls competed in the medium pony hunters category, Cohen with her …

Town Crier for Aug. 9, 2015

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Allenstown Town Clerk window closed ∎ The town clerk and tax collector’s window will be closed Monday through Thursday. The other functions of town hall will be open during the normally scheduled hours. The town clerk and tax collector will reopen Aug. 17. ∎ The Suncook Senior Center will hold …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Comets softball teams take titles The New Hampshire Comets 12U Blue softball team went 6-0 and outscored its opponents 63-7 to win the Nor’Easters Classic, the team’s fifth tournament championship of the summer. The Comets were led offensively …

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Friday, August 7, 2015

Golf results Kevin Hobbs and Will Brunkhorst won the Two-Ball Best Ball event on Thursday at Concord Country Club, shooting a score of 60. Behind them were four teams shooting 61 including: Don Young and Tony Hartigan, Steve Murphy and Will Brunkhorst, Jon Lang and Jay Salamy, and …

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Thursday, August 6, 2015

Softball results The NH Lightning 16U Black ASA softball team earned its fifth runner-up finish of the season during the 10th annual Caroline Farley Memorial Tournament in Hopkinton. The Lightning went 6-1, including a 3-0 record in pool play to earn the No. 3 seed in the elimination …

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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Youth basketball Bow (2-5) fell to Spartans Yellow, 68-22 in Sportszone 7th/8th-grade boys’ summer league action. Offensively, Bow was led by Cooper Larrabee (11 points) and Nick Aubrey (six points). Ben Harris and Steven Guerrette grabbed 12 rebounds apiece. Seabass Beaulieu and Brian Carter led the team in …

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

14U softball champs The NH Lightning 14U-Blue team ended its season with a title at the Caroline Farley Memorial Tournament, defeating the Salem White Hurricanes team, 4-3. In the championship game, Jessica Beeso hit a two-run double and …

Franklin could withdraw from SAU 18

Monday, August 3, 2015

The Franklin School District is considering withdrawing from SAU 18, which oversees schools in Franklin and Hill. The proposal was brought to the Franklin City Council at its meeting Monday night, an idea that comes about four months after Hill voted at its annual school district meeting to …