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Abigail Nappen prepares to release her arrow during a pioneer archery club practice at Pioneer Sportsmen in Dunbarton on Wednesday, April 8, 2015.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

Pioneer Sportsmen emerges as archery authority in state and region

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Frank Schackart’s Pioneer Sportsmen archery club won five East regional medals at the National Indoor Championships this year. The way the coach described it, you’d think it happens every year. “I really hate to say this,” Schackart said, “but this year … I really wasn’t surprised.” That wasn’t hubris or arrogance; Schackart had seen what the team could do after …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, April 19, 2015

High school track The Bishop Brady boys’ track team took second place in a five-team meet at Laconia last week. Cameron Pigeon won the 300-meter hurdles and was part of the second-place 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams. Warren Bartlett won the 1,600, just missing the qualifying time for the state meet at 4:52.6. Bartlett also ran anchor on the 4x400 team. Michael Feltham …

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 …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school baseball teams

Sunday, April 12, 2015

High school baseball outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Sean Ashley (2nd year back) Last year: 9-8, reached first round Returning starters: Mac Struthers, sr., SS; Adam Edin, sr., P/3B; Sam Langdon, sr., IF/OF; Noah Dubois, jr., IF/P; Brody …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school softball teams

Sunday, April 12, 2015

High school softball outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Tim Tenasco (14 th year) Last year: 18-2, D-II champion Returning starters: Amanda Riley, sr., SS; Kianna Daudelin, sr., P; Holly Donohue, sr., CF; Caitlin Foley, sr., 3B; Jesse Ohrenberger, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, April 12, 2015

College standouts Hopkinton’s Sam Hill broke his own school record in the 110-meter hurdles while adding a top-10 finish in the 400-meter hurdles as the Massachusetts Maritime men’s outdoor track and field team performed well at the Connecticut College Silfen Invitational. Hill’s time of 16.72 in the 110 …

Former coach Vallante went from New England College to Keene State without word of previous misconduct accusations

Saturday, April 11, 2015

As the University System of New Hampshire reviews and modifies its policies to deal with sexual harassment and other misconduct, questions remain about the role New England College played after one of its former coaches was later fired …

Town Crier for April 12, 2015

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Allenstown Learn about the town’s past ∎ The Allenstown Historical Society will hold its annual History Day on Wednesday from 2:30 to 4 p.m. for the public to come in and view old photos and artifacts. ∎ The Suncook Senior Center will hold its annual Volunteer Appreciation Celebration on Wednesday …

Announcements: Nursing scholarship

Saturday, April 11, 2015

BRISTOL Student scholarships Newfound Area Nursing Association provides scholarships to students living in the surrounding communities. The scholarships are awarded to individuals who are accepted into an accredited healthcare program leading to a healthcare career.The healthcare field must be consistent with the health-related efforts of NANA. Submit your …

Students kick butts

Saturday, April 11, 2015

J ohn Stark Regional High School senior Mackenzie Rose Peacock pledges not to smoke and kicks Mr. Butt Man, played by sophomore Jacob Fitts. The Alchemists’ Workshop teamed up with a dozen schools and colleges for its Kick …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Youth hockey The Concord Capitals Associated Grocers of New England Bantam 1 hockey team defeated Belmont (Mass.) in the Valley Hockey League semifinals to advance to the championship tomorrow night. Riley Drew (two goals), Jake Nelson (goal, assist), Logan Otto (goal, assist) and Kambal Vaidya (two assists), provided …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, April 10, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK will be looking for a fourth straight D-II title with three individual state champions. 2. COE-BROWN SOFTBALL returns six starters from last year’s 18-2 championship team, including pitcher Kianna …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, April 10, 2015

Finals bound Deering’s Jon Rheault, a player for the Adler Mannheim Eagles of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga, is playing in the DEL championship round against ERC Ingolstadt. Rheault finished second on the team in scoring with 14 goals and 22 assists, and the Eagles finished in first place …