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Merrimack Valley's Brady Wentworth slides safely onto second base as Manchester West's Christian Olivo catches the ball during the first game of a double header at Merrimack Valley on Saturday, April 19, 2014.  

(ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff)

High Schools: MV baseball team looks sharp in doubleheader sweep of Manchester West

Sunday, April 20, 2014

As far as Merrimack Valley baseball Coach Sean Wheeler was concerned, yesterday’s doubleheader against Manchester West couldn’t have gone much better. “We were great in all aspects,” Wheeler said after his team swept the Blue Knights by scores of 5-3 and 11-1. “We got the bats going, our pitching was great and it was a very encouraging performance for us … 0

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Sunday, April 20, 2014

JV result The Pembroke Academy JV softball team fell to Portsmouth, 11-4. Alyssa Martin pitched well, while Nichole Wilson and Kaitlin Thomas were solid defensively. Dakota Ordway and Mackenzie LeBlanc contributed offensively. ∎ The Hopkinton JV softball team defeated Manchester West, 11-5, on Friday afternoon. Pitcher Alexis Blanchette had 13 strikeouts to lead the way in the circle, while Daniella Teveras was solid at … 0

NEC president no longer in running at two universities

Saturday, April 19, 2014

New England College President Michele Perkins is no longer in the running to lead Guilford College in North Carolina or the University of Akron in Ohio and will remain in her leadership role at the Henniker college, according to an NEC spokesperson. Perkins had been one of three finalists in Guilford College’s search for its next president. She visited the school in Greensboro … 0

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Sunday, April 6, 2014

Hockey champs The Concord Capitals Residential Mortgage Services PeeWee 1 team defeated Everett (Mass.), 2-0, to win the North Atlantic Championship in Valley Hockey League action. Jake Nelson (goal, assist), Brett Patnode (goal, assist) and Anders Norton (assist) … 0

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Saturday, April 5, 2014

College standout Weare’s Rebecca Beaulieu scored a game-high five goals in the Mount Ida women’s lacrosse team’s 15-14 victory over Fitchburg State. ∎ Penacook’s Mike Lavery scored three second-half goals to lead the Norwich men’s lacrosse team to an 8-4 victory over Johnson & Wales. Canterbury’s Andrew Dustin had … 0

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Friday, April 4, 2014

Basketball clinic The Concord Boys and Girls Club will be starting its eight-week Skills and Drills clinic on Monday. The clinic will be held Mondays and Wednesdays through May 28. The cost of the session is $100. Proof of recent physical and immunization records are also required when … 0

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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Camps/clinics/lessons NH GOLF ASSOCIATION will hold a rules of golf clinic Saturday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Beaver Meadow Golf Course in Concord. A $20 fee is charged to defray the cost of lunch. Call John at 540-1631 or email jjelley@nhgolf.com to register. Space is limited. Hillcat Baseball … 0

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

College standout Rebecca Beaulieu of Weare tallied three goals and an assist to lead the Mount Ida women’s lacrosse team to its first GNAC conference victory of the season, a 20-4 win over Anna Maria. ∎ Alissa Toscano of Northwood, a junior on the Keene State women’s track and … 0

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Youth basketball The Bow boys 5th- and 6th-grade basketball team finished third out of nine teams at the Deerfield Hoop Classic. Bow beat Pittsfield, 47-40, behind 20 points from Steven Guerrette and 16 points from Shaun Lover. Cooper Larrabee played solid defense and 4th-graders Andrew Driscoll, Matthew Lamy … 0

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Sunday, March 30, 2014

Youth hockey The New Hampshire Distributors, Inc. Concord Capitals Squirt 2 hockey team defeated Groton, Mass., 3-2, in a shootout in Valley League playoff action. Heath Mann and Zan Alberici scored for Concord. Jake Marcoux had an assist. Ben Bourgault and Brian McDonough scored for Concord in the … 0

Business people

Sunday, March 30, 2014

JOHN WARD, an attorney with the Patch & FitzGerald Law Firm, was elected vice president of the New Hampshire Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Law Section for the 2014-15 term. GARY LONG, president of the New Hampshire Renewable Energy … 0