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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Concord City A tennis Three of the top four seeds were upset in quarterfinals singles action in the Concord City A Tennis Tournament at Bow Brook yesterday. Teddy Pince defeated top-seeded Mark Blaisdell, 6-2 and 6-4; Greg Cistulli defeated second-seeded Ron Lafond, 6-4 and 7-5; Kevin Phelps defeated fourth-seeded Larry Barnes, 7-5 and 7-5; and third-seeded Andy Day defeated Chris Hardin, 4-6, 6-4 and 6-2. Doubles action starts today with … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Youth baseball The Weare Nationals defeated the Nashua Chiefs, 9-5, in NEIBL action. Tyler Gamache went 3-for-3 with two doubles, four RBI, two runs and a stolen base. CJ Coughlin went 2-for-3 with a run scored and a stolen base. Ryan Thompson went 1-for-2 with an RBI, run and stolen base and was solid behind the plate. Anthony Webb pitched four innings of … 0

Local students awarded Comcast scholarship

Monday, July 7, 2014

A group of local students were honored at the New Hampshire State House as recipients of Comcast’s $1,000 Leaders and Achievers scholarship for academic achievement, leadership potential and commitment to community service. The local students who received the scholarship at the ceremony on May 27 were Madison Duffy of Bow, Megan Bailey of … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, June 13, 2014

UNH hockey newcomers UNH men’s hockey Coach Dick Umile announced 10 new additions to the Wildcats for the upcoming season. The 10 players from the class of 2018 are Adam Clark (Sherwood Park, Alberta), Dylan Chanter (Armstrong, British Columbia), Shane Eiserman (Newburyport, Mass.), Warren Foegele (Unionville, Ontario), Jon … 0

Division II softball tournament

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Semifinals Yesterday John Stark 4, Con-Val 3, 10 inn. Coe-Brown 2, Pembroke 1 Final Saturday At SNHU No. 7 John Stark (14-5) vs. No. 1 Coe-Brown (17-2), 4:30 p.m. … 0

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Thursday, June 12, 2014

High school tournaments today Girls’ lacrosse Division III championship At SNHU No. 2 John Stark (14-2) vs. No. 1 Derryfield (17-0), 7 p.m. Previous tournament games: John Stark stopped No. 7 Kingswood, 11-10, and No. 3 Kearsarge, 9-7. Derryfield eased past No. 8 Plymouth, 15-6, and No. 4 … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Youth baseball Banks Chevrolet edged the Hopkinton Colonial Village Gators, 10-8, in Cal Ripken majors action. Banks’s offense was led by Mikey Case (two-run single), Daniel Chase (two singles, run), Donovan Hayes (single, run) and Owen Currier (reached base three times). For the Gators, Larsen Burack, Sam Rawson … 0

Deaf salutatorian overcomes isolation, obstacles in Franklin

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Born hard of hearing, Carter Henry was never going to breeze to his goal of graduating near the top of his high school class. But by December, Carter had grinded his way to the No. 2 ranking by … 0

Kendall McLain, accused of molesting non-blood relative, is formally indicted

Thursday, June 12, 2014

An Auburn man accused of molesting a young non-blood relative over several years in Franklin and Hill has been formally indicted on charges of aggravated felonious sexual assault, sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. Kendall McLain, 45, waived an arraignment set for yesterday in Merrimack … 0

High schools: John Stark boys’ volleyball team battles but falls to top-ranked Salem in quarterfinals

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

After earning the program’s first-ever playoff victory last Friday, the John Stark boys’ volleyball team had another historic victory in mind last night – an upset of nine-time defending champion and top-ranked Salem. And while the Generals (8-10) provided a challenge, the Blue Devils (16-1) were simply too … 0

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

High school tournaments today Softball Division II semifinals At SNHU No. 14 ConVal (8-10) vs. No. 7 John Stark (13-5), 5 p.m. Previous tournament games: John Stark beat No. 10 Portsmouth, 5-4, and No. 2 Goffstown, 6-2. Con-Val upset No. 3 Souhegan, 8-6, and No. 6 Plymouth, 2-0. … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Youth baseball Banks Chevrolet Babe Ruth beat Complete Car Care, 12-2, behind the pitching of John Taranovich, Steven Drewes and Connor Haywood. Gabe Tobin went 3-for-3 for Banks, while Zach Miles (two hits), Griffin Gilbert (two hits, double) and Haywood (double, three RBI) also hit well. For CCC, … 0

Letter: Weather is wonderful

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

I would like to express my appreciation to all the precious young artists who provide the weather panel on the Monitor front page, which is the first thing I look at in the paper every morning. If it’s valuable to me, it probably is to a lot of … 0