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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Unified golf tourney The Hopkinton Unified golf team (pictured) competed in its first ever tournament at Duston Country Club. John and Danny Miner finished first, Dan Story and Ellie Coe finished second, and Tom O’Dougherty and Lizzie Busby came in third. Golf results Two teams tied for first place in the Foursome Fewest Putts tournament at Concord Country Club. Nancy …

Former Henniker man receives 16-year sentence in decades-old child rape case

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

George Daniels hardly budged as the woman whose childhood he demolished more than 20 years ago turned to him and offered the one thing she knew he least expected. “I’m going to take complete control from you . . . and say I no longer hate you,” she said during a sentencing hearing Wednesday in Merrimack County Superior Court, where Daniels, 59, was …

Community Snapshots: July photos

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Community members were all about lending a helping hand and sprucing up their neighborhoods. Community snapshots are submitted by “Monitor” readers. If you have photos you’d like to share you can upload them on our photos form or email communitynews@cmonitor.com. Some may appear in print. When thinking about submitting, make sure the people …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Softball runner-up The 14U NH Comets Blue softball team finished runner-up in the Nor’Easter Classic tournament this past weekend. The Comets defeated the New England Vipers, 12-0, the Maine Thunder 15-4, the Lightning Gold, 6-5, and the Comets …

55 acres of Henniker forest placed under conservation easement

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

After a recent donation by the town, 55 acres of forest in Henniker will be protected by the Piscataquog Land Conservancy. The parcel is located in the southern part of Henniker near the shore of Craney Pond. The lot was originally given to the town in 1995 with …

Court finds in couple’s favor over attempt to sue ski resort

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The state Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a couple who attempted to sue Pats Peak Ski Resort over a chairlift fall, but whose complaint was dismissed for failing to give proper notice. The court reversed a judge’s decision Tuesday and sent the case back for further …

Henniker Community School honor roll

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The following students earned honors for trimester three at Henniker Community School. Grade 8 High Honor: Cody Russell Grade 8 High Honor/Effort: Jessica Beeso, Katelyn Brennan, Will Brown, Jared Clancy, Jacob Cole, Madeleine Gardner, Payton Harding, Trinette Hunter, Brandon Langdon, Shawna Murdough, Jared Peterson, Steven Shattuck, Aria Ulmer …

Announcements: A hot kitchen

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

HENNIKER Heated kitchen Fire on the Mountain Chili Fest is looking for amateur chili chefs to enters its chili cookoff. The festival will be held Aug. 23 at Pat’s Peak. There is a $15 entrance fee, and winners can go home with $100, $250 and $350 prizes. Applications …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Little League state tournament The Concord 9/10-year-old Little League team beat Goffstown, 5-2, on the first day of the state tournament at Blake Marston Field in Bedford. Brooks Craigue (5.2 IP, 6 Ks) kept Goffstown scoreless for much of the game. Concord scored four runs in the third …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, July 27, 2015

Javelin champion Concord’s Buzz Gagne won the gold medal Sunday in the javelin at the 2015 USATF Masters National Championship held at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Fla. Gagne threw 166-11 in the 65-69 age group for his 10th National Masters Championship. Duston CC golf Duston …

Town Crier for July 26, 2015

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Allenstown Senior activities canceled ∎ Suncook Senior Center will have no activities after lunch from Monday to Friday because the church will host the vacation bible school. ∎ Bone Builders will be Mondays and Wednesdays at 9 a.m., taught by the seniors to help build bone strength. For more information, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Golf results Dave Mattson and Tom Bell won the two-ball best ball event at Concord Country Club with a score of 61. DJ Knapton and Mattson tied for second place with Jeff Towle and Dave Perry, both teams shooting a 63. Knapton and Bell took third place with …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, July 24, 2015

Golf result David Prusia, Bill Leber, Craig Sherwell and Gerry Williams placed first in the Mojalaki Senior League event. Wally Strauch, Ed Vigneault, Walter Kulacz and Dave Merwin took second. Al Robertson, John Walker, Nick Pirog and Larry Potter took third. Gil Lambert, George Ewing, Richard Brewster and …