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Concord's Tyler Martel manuvers around Exeter defender Luke Dushart at Memorial Field in Concord on Saturday, April 18, 2015.

(CAMERON JOHNSON / Monitor staff)

High schools: Kearsarge boys, Coe-Brown girls win Pelham Invitational

Saturday, April 18, 2015

The Kearsarge boys and Coe-Brown girls both took positive steps toward defending their respective state titles with comfortable victories at yesterday’s Pelham Invitational, which featured more than over 20 schools. The Cougars, a Division III school, were particularly impressive against mostly D-II opponents, winning five events. Kearsarge tallied 93 points for the victory over Sanborn (56), with D-I Winnacunnet (41), …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, April 18, 2015

JV results The Hopkinton JV baseball team (3-0) scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh to beat Bow, 6-5. Zach Berliner (2-for-2, two RBI) hit a line drive to center with two outs in the seventh to score two runs to tie the game. Conall Cronin had the game-winning RBI, plating Berliner. Kenny Andrew got the win in relief and had …

High schools: Coe-Brown baseball team opens season with efficient victory over MV

Saturday, April 18, 2015

PENACOOK – For its season opener, the Coe-Brown baseball team looked in midseason form already. Hot bats, sparkling defense and an efficient outing from starter Adam Edin proved a productive formula for the Bears, allowing them to start their season on a high note with a 9-2 win over Merrimack Valley. “We got …

Mayor for meals

Friday, April 3, 2015

Franklin Mayor Ken Merrifield went on the road with Meals on Wheels driver Fred Volker and volunteers Dot Corliss and Susan Sprague on March 18 to deliver food to more than 120 clients for the National Mayor for …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, April 3, 2015

Charity golf event Seacoast Express United will host its first charity golf event to raise money for its scholarship fund May 5 at Pembroke Pines in Pembroke. SEU has a long-standing policy of not rejecting a youth player due to finances and gives more than $25,000 in assistance …

Hill residents prepare to adjust following vote to withdraw from Franklin schools

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Anticipating the likely outcome of the Hill School District annual meeting, Jennifer Turner put her house up for sale a week ahead of it. Her premonition – that Hill would vote to withdraw from the Franklin School District and instead send students to the Newfound Area School District …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Soccer champs The Loudon Freedom girls’ U16 soccer team captured the NH President’s Cup title over the weekend at New England College. The girls posted a record of 3-0 in their championship run, outscoring their opponents 10-1. The …

Community briefs for April 2, 2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

FRANKLIN Book grants Paul Smith School was one of four New Hampshire schools to receive a $25,000 book grant from the Children’s Literacy Foundation. The CLiF Year of the Book sponsorship supplements literacy curricula at schools with high percentages of students scoring below state standards on reading and …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Hockey champs The Eastern Bank Concord Capitals Squirt 1s (pictured) won the New England Region Squirt Tier 1 hockey championship. The Capitals went undefeated in the tournament, beating the Boston Stars, the Green Mountain Glades and the Waltham …

artists display work at Local businesses

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

A rea artists will be displaying their work at businesses across the region. Above : Rachel Paul of Henniker, Paul Ducret of Manchester, Nancy Jarvis of Concord, Mary Crump of Concord, Therese DesRosiers of Manchester, Howard Muscott of …

Masonic officers selected

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The Meridan Masonic Lodge 60 of Franklin installed new officers March 22. They are Robert Abbott, Laurence Leonard, Dale Thayer, Shawn Hojaboom, George Reynolds Sr., Harrold Therrien Jr., Ron Parsons, Carles Norwood, John E. Benham, Kenneth Ackerson, Ernest …

Belmont-Gilford’s Hurst named D-III hockey Player of the Year

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Brogan Hurst, a senior defenseman for the Belmont-Gilford hockey team, was named Division III Player of the Year after leading the Bulldogs to their first championship. Hurst scored eight goals with 22 assists in 18 regular-season games and established himself as the top defenseman in D-III. Teammate Caleb …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Youth basketball The Bow L 3/4 girls’ basketball team (pictured) won the 12th annual Deerfield Basketball Tournament, defeating Deerfield in the championship game, 16-13. Offensively, Bow (20-4) was led by Elle Pingree (eight points), Lyndsey Laperle (six) and …