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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, August 22, 2014

Hiking feat Megan Farrell of Alton set a new women’s record in the White Mountains Hut Traverse, hiking approximately 50 miles in 16 hours, 47 minutes. Farrell beat the previous women’s record set in 2012 by 16 minutes. The White Mountains Hut Traverse is an endurance race combining extreme hiking and running skills. Participants race for 49 miles along the Appalachian Mountain Club trails, spanning eight huts that play host … 0

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Local golfer Concord Country Club’s Matt Arvantits finished tied for ninth place in the New England PGA Championship at Golf Club of New England in Stratham, finishing with a score of 4 over par. Mojalaki golf Kathy Kuhn and Rosie Dennerly placed first in the Mojalaki ladies’ fun league on Tuesday morning. Lori Lambert and Nancy Guimond came in second place with Dorothy … 0

In its 12th year, Mountain Chili Fest still growing

Thursday, August 21, 2014

While Pats Peak is usually known for its colder weather offerings, there will be plenty of smoking hot fun to be found there this weekend. The Henniker Rotary Club will host the 12th Fire on the Mountain Chili Fest on Sunday at Pats Peak Ski Area. This family-friendly event has been known to … 0

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Monday, August 11, 2014

Sunset League baseball An infield hit with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning gave the Concord Reds an 8-7 walk-off victory to win Game 5 of the Sunset League’s best-of-five championship series against Grappone. Grappone … 0

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Sunday, August 10, 2014

Local tennis Justin Toler beat Amir Alic in the Concord City ‘B’ tennis singles finals, two sets to one (6-7, 6-4, 6-1). After a short break, Toler came back out for doubles action with partner Thomas Bengtson. Toler and Bengtson won in straights sets, 7-5, 6-3. New England … 0

Cyanobacteria warning removed for Long Pond in Henniker

Saturday, August 9, 2014

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services has removed the cyanobacteria warning for Long Pond in Henniker that was issued Wednesday. Samples were collected and tested Friday and had no visible signs of cyanobacteria, officials said in a press release. However, once bacteria blooms are detected in a … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Tryouts/ registrations Dragons ASA Softball organization is holding tryouts today and Saturday for the following teams at the following times: 16U, 9-11 a.m.; 14U, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; 12U, 1-3 p.m.; and 10U, 3-5 p.m. All tryouts will be held at Barnstead Elementary School, 91 Maple St., Center Barnstead. … 0

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Saturday, August 9, 2014

Junior golf champions Five area golfers won the Beaver Meadow junior team championship, posting an even-par score of 36. Members of the winning team (pictured above left to right) are: Frankie Brandt, Ryan Metzger, Henry Powell, Alexis Johns, … 0

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Friday, August 8, 2014

Concord ‘B’ tennis Amir Alic defeated Thomas Bengtson in a three-hour semifinal match, losing the first set 6-7 (6-8 in the tiebreak), before winning 7-6 (7-1), 6-4 in the Concord ‘B’ Tennis Tournament. Alic will play Justin Toler in the finals at 9 a.m. on Sunday at the … 0

N.H. ski areas upgrade lifts, trails, snowmaking

Thursday, August 7, 2014

New Hampshire ski areas have been busy this summer with new lifts, trails and snowmaking improvements as they get ready for later this year. Ski NH, the state association representing 33 alpine and cross-country resorts in the state, said lifts have been replaced and improved at Ragged Mountain … 1

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Softball champions Byron’s Septic (pictured above) won the Division C state championship in Keene played between July 25-27. The team went undefeated, beating Ramunto’s (9-4) and Alexander’s (13-5) before beating Top Dawg in the winner’s bracket final, 9-2. … 0

DES issues no-swim advisory for Long Pond in Henniker

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

The state’s Department of Environmental Services has issued a no-swimming advisory for Long Pond in Henniker because officials discovered the presence blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria, in the water. “The whole pond has shown cloudy greenish-blue water,” said a statement issued by the DES yesterday. “Direct contact … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Concord ‘B’ tennis In Concord City ‘B’ tennis tournament action: ∎ In the final match of the first round Krishna Giri beat Brian Woodman 6-4, 6-0. ∎ Amir Alic got the better of No. 1 seed, Tony Janes in the first match of the quarterfinals, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4. ∎ Third-seeded … 0