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Swarming defense a strength as New Hampshire readies for Shrine Game against Vermont

Friday, August 1, 2014

Consider David Jackson a convert. The New Hampshire coach for the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl is an offense guy. Has been throughout his career. But after seeing his team at practice, he had to admit it’s the other side of the ball that has him looking for superlatives going into tomorrow’s annual showdown. “I’ve always been offensively minded, I’ve coached defense in the past, but everywhere I’ve gone it’s been … 0

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Friday, August 1, 2014

NEIBL result The Weare Nationals dropped Game 1 of the NEIBL championship series, losing to the Hollis-Brookline Dodgers, 1-0. Callahan Loos pitched a gem for Weare, going 6.2 innings and striking out 16 batters while only allowing two hits. Loos’s lone mistake came when he gave up a solo home run in the fourth inning. Wes Lanphere (two singles, stolen base) led the … 0

Henniker police warn residents about Green Dot MoneyPak scams

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Henniker police are urging residents not to fall prey to a money scam involving Green Dot MoneyPak cards. Over the past few months, the police have received reports from about a half-dozen residents who said they had gotten the scam calls. No one who reported the scam had given over any money. In most cases, the police said, a caller contacts residents … 0

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Thursday, July 10, 2014

District tourney baseball Concord defeated Merrimack, 14-4, in pool-play action of the Concord Babe Ruth League 14-year-old district tournament. The Concord offense was led by Ryan Tessier (two hits, double), Sal Rinaldi (three RBI), Noah Giffard (two hits) and Gavin Moody (two hits). John Taranovich and Steven Drewes … 0

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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 … 0

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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 … 0

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Sunday, July 6, 2014

Golf results Ed Dalton and Ken Feldman took low honors in the Best Ball Tournament at Concord Country Club yesterday with a round of 10-under par 60. Bob Granger partnered with Ron Landry and Chuck Catcher with rounds of 61 and 62, respectively. Pete Annon and Quinn Hogan … 0

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Saturday, July 5, 2014

Concord CC golf Jan Monahan won the flag tournament at Concord Country Club with her flag ending 16 feet away on the 19th hole. Ron Landry had his flag end up over the green to finish second, while Jim Steenbeke finished third with his flag ending up in … 0

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Friday, July 4, 2014

Babe Ruth district tourney Concord Babe Ruth League is hosting a 14-year-old district tournament from Tuesday through Saturday at several sites. All games begin at 5:30 p.m. The schedule: Tuesday, Concord vs. Manchester at Memorial Field, Hudson vs. Merrimack at Rollins Park; Wednesday, Merrimack vs. Concord at Memorial … 0

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Friday, July 4, 2014

Babe Ruth champions The Loudon Brookside Pizza team won the 2014 AJ Laramie 13-15-year-old Babe Ruth League championship on June 29. In Saturday semifinal action, Brookside scored six first-inning runs to defeat Giguere Electric, 10-6. In the finals, … 0

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Thursday, July 3, 2014

Legion baseball result The Concord Post 21 Legion team (5-4) split a doubleheader with Sweeney of Manchester. Sweeney won the first game, 2-1, in eight innings. Concord won the nightcap, 3-2. Golf results Lois Davis won two segments of the “Nassau Tournament” at the Concord Country Club. Her … 0

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Softball All-Star game New Hampshire swept Maine, 12-1 and 12-5, in the sixth annual high school Senior All State All-Star softball games at Portsmouth’s Alumni-Wentworth Field on Monday. New Hampshire’s Natalie Fabrizio (Pinkerton) got the win in game one, while teammate Amanda Bickford (Salem) had three hits. In … 0

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Softball 12U state champs The NH Lightning softball team won the NH ASA State 12U Class A Tournament over the weekend in Keene. The Lightning went undefeated (5-0), beating NE Hurricanes Blue on Friday, Black Widows and Northeast … 0