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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Youth baseball In Manchester Colt League playoff action, Cobb Hill Construction Royals from Bow defeated the Twins, 11-4. Brendan Winch pitched five strong innings. The Royals banged out 13 hits, with Vin Peterson (three hits), Cole Johnson, Anthony Celenza and Chase Graham (two hits each) leading the way. Players needed Seacoast Express United is looking for additional players for its U13 boys (two players), U9 boys (two players), U8 boys …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Softball champs The NH Comets U16 White softball team captured the Paul Wilcox Memorial U16 Tournament in Keene. Members of the championship team are: (front row, l-r) Brooke Palmer, Katelyn Hill, Molly Tinker, Katlyn Coulter, Hanne Nichols; (back row, l-r) Bill Varnell, Felicia Walalis, Kaylee Marshe, Kelsey Fisher, Maddison Urizandi, Kiara Roberge, Bethany …

Town Crier for June 28, 2015

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Allenstown Fresh, homemade treats ∎ The Old Allenstown Meeting House Committee will meet Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Allenstown Police Department. It will discuss the upcoming event to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Old Meeting House on July 18. ∎ The Allenstown Historical Society will hold its annual bake sale Friday from 11 …

People for June 20, 2015

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

GILMANTON Kimberly Alberico graduated from Nichols College with a degree in general business. Emily Strese graduated from Lyndon State College with a degree in education and liberal studies. Logan Visser was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He is a freshman …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

High school tournaments today Softball Division I semifinals At Southern NH University No. 8 Concord (14-6) vs. No. 4 Dover (16-4), 7 p.m. Previous tournament games: Concord eliminated No. 9 Merrimack, 8-1, and No. 16 Pinkerton, 5-2. Dover rolled past No. 13 Bedford, 13-1, and No. 5 Alvirne, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Northeast Girls’ Lacrosse League champs Seven Bow girls were members of the 2015 NH Girls Tomahawks spring elite team that competed with other NH teammates in the Northeast Girls Lacrosse League of Massachusetts. The team won the A …

Bad weather postpones high school tourney action

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Yesterday’s inclement weather forced the postponement of all the outdoor action in the NHIAA tournaments. All three girls’ lacrosse championship games were pushed back, with the Division III game being rescheduled for today and the D-I and D-II games being rescheduled for tomorrow. The D-II baseball semifinals were …

Local students graduate from UNH

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

The following students from Henniker, Hillsboro and Hopkinton earned degrees from the University of New Hampshire in May. HENNIKER Bridgette Elguero, nursing; Samantha Webb, family studies, magna cum laude. HILLSBORO Samuel Bradley, music studies. HOPKINTON Abigail Luneau, math education; Kathryn Babson, nursing, summa cum laude; Nathan Robertson, integrated …

Announcements: Foster parents needed

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Foster parents needed May was Foster Care Awareness and Appreciation Month. To be a foster parent, you don’t need to be wealthy, married or own a home, but you do need patience, a big heart, a sense of humor and adequate finances and living space, as well as …

High schools: Hopkinton softball falls off pace late in quarterfinal loss to Campbell

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

For five innings, Hopkinton gave two-time defending champion Campbell all it could handle. Hawks starter Becca Shatney locked her team in a pitchers’ duel with the Cougars’ Olivia Martinage. Neither team was willing to budge, making all the …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

High school tournaments today Softball Division II semifinals At Southern NH University No. 7 Pembroke (14-4) vs. No. 3 Coe-Brown (15-3), 5 p.m. Previous tournament games: Pembroke nipped No. 10 St. Thomas, 5-4, and upset No. 2 Windham, 1-0 in nine innings. Coe-Brown bested No. 14 Kennett, 5-1, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Bow majors champs The Pizza Man Nationals (pictured) beat the Concord Orthopedic Pirates, 13-1, to claim the Bow Cal Ripken majors division trophy. For the Nationals, pitchers Matt Lamy and Matt Selleck only need a combined total of …

Former Henniker man convicted in decades-old rape case

Monday, June 8, 2015

A former Henniker man has been convicted of raping a teenage girl in his care more than 20 years ago. George Daniels, 59, was found guilty Thursday in Merrimack County Superior Court of three counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault. The charges alleged that he sexually assaulted the …