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Bishop Brady graduate Brendan Johnson fires a pass out of a clean pocket during New Hampshire’s victory over Vermont in the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl in Castleton, Vt., on Saturday. Johnson tossed three TD passes, helping the Granite State win its 15th straight game in the series. 

(Valley News - Kristen Zeis)

Gutsy trick play helps New Hampshire overcome Vermont for 15th straight Shrine Game victory

Sunday, August 2, 2015

CASTLETON, Vt. – The New Hampshire team was about to run the play that would change the course of the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl, and as he lined up at his wide receiver position, Kyle Gaudet had one thought: Catch the ball. He had already gone through what happened when he didn’t. “I was thinking ‘I’ve got to catch this,’ …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Events Concussion testing for Belmont High School athletes will be held Monday-Wednesday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Aug. 12-14 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. All students who need a concussion test must do so before Aug. 17 (Aug. 10 for football). G olf tournament, the Bow Falcons Booster Club’s 19th annual, will be held at Stonebridge Country Club Aug. 10. Shotgun start is at …

Town Crier for Aug. 2, 3015

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Allenstown Check out classic cars at Bear Brook State Park ∎ The Buntin Rumford Webster Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold its annual Vespers service Sunday at 4 p.m. at the Old Allenstown Meeting House, 150 Deerfield Road. ∎ The Suncook Senior Center invited you to tour the Old Allenstown Meeting House and the CCC Museum on Tuesday at 10 a.m. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Concord City A tennis tourney Due to court conditions on Saturday, the semifinals of the City A tournament were postponed to Sunday. The singles semifinals will be played at 9 a.m. at the Bow Brook Club, with top-ranked Greg Cistulli playing George Lagos and No. 2 Andy Day …

Town Crier for July 19, 2015

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Allenstown Check out upcoming penny and indoor yard sales ∎ St. John the Baptist Church is planning its annual Penny Sale, and members will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Parish Hall at 10 School St. For more information, call 485-3113. ∎ An Indoor Yard Sale will be held …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, July 17, 2015

Softball champs The New Hampshire Comets 10U softball team won the Turn 2 Invitational in Bow, defeating NP Velocity, 5-1, Northeast Hurricanes, 8-0, and Methuen Rangers, 2-0, during pool play. In the elimination round, the Comets defeated the …

Letter: Conservative Democrats

Friday, July 17, 2015

The most important point made by Sen. Jeb Bradley in his “My Turn” piece (Monitor Forum, July 11) is his criticism of the governor’s estimate of the amount of this last year’s budget surplus that will be carried over for the next two-year budget. The Republican-supported budget, which …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Babe Ruth champs The Twin Rivers Babe Ruth all-star team went 4-0 in pool play of the District C 15U Babe Ruth Tournament in Bedford this past weekend to win the championship. Players and coaches pictured: front row …

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Thursday, July 16, 2015

Softball champions The Concord FairPoint Pioneers U8 softball team (pictured) of the Capital Area Babe Ruth League won the state tournament last weekend in Barrington, capping an undefeated season (16-0) in all-star games. Pictured: (back row, l-r) coaches …

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Softball champs The NH Lady Cannons won the NSA Summer Slam Jamboree last weekend in Dracut, Mass. The Cannons went 7-0, outscoring their opponents 60-14. The Cannons got outstanding pitching from Alexis Palmisano and Becca Ackerson. On Sunday …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, July 13, 2015

Baseball champs The Concord 13U All-Stars went undefeated in district play, capturing the championship and qualifying for the state tournament with a 9-8 win over Monadnock. In the finals, the Capital Squad was led by Adrian Kennedy (three …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, July 13, 2015

Concord ‘A’ tennis The city ‘A’ singles tennis tournament will start Monday at the Bow Brook Club. Top-seeded players Greg Cistulli (first), Andy Day (second), Ron Lafond (third) and Mark Blaisdell have first-round byes, while the first matches will be Jeff Siegel vs. Amir Alic (4 p.m.), PJ …

Mielcarz’s return a story to follow as State Am heads to historic Bretton Woods

Monday, July 13, 2015

The New Hampshire Golf Association will be holding the 112th State Amateur Championship at a course from the history books, and the most decorated golfer in state am history will be coming out of retirement to play on it. Concord’s Bob Mielcarz, the nine-time state am champ, will …