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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Youth softball The NH Lightning 16U Black softball team was runner-up last weekend at the annual ASA Summer Sizzler in Brattleboro, Vt. The Lightning went 3-0 in pool play, beating the VT Rockets, VT Thunder and Brattleboro Heat while scoring 27 runs and allowing only six runs behind outstanding pitching from Brianna Whitcomb and Sloane French. Another rainy Sunday prevented the elimination bracket. Other players from six area high school …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, July 3, 2015

NEIBL result The Weare Nationals U19 baseball team improved to 5-2 by defeating the Nashua Chiefs, 3-1. Andrew Clay went the distance on the mound for the win, giving up one run on five hits while striking out eight. Wesley Lamphere went 2-for-3 with an RBI single and RBI double. Joey Fenuccio scored two runs, while Noah Green added a double and Jonathan …

Miscommunication results in salvageable equipment being sold for scrap

Friday, July 3, 2015

Truck equipment that was damaged in a January fire at Henniker’s town garage was recently sold for much less than some residents believe it was worth. At Tuesday’s selectmen’s meeting, five residents on the town’s truck committee told selectmen they believed that equipment sold for $500 worth of scrap metal was worth closer …

High school softball All-State teams released

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Franklin’s Alexis Colpack was named Division III softball Player of the Year, and 13 other area players received First Team All-State recognition, as voted on by the New Hampshire Softball Coaches Association. Concord’s Cassidy Emerson and Deb Morrill were named to the Division I first team. Coe-Brown’s Amanda …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Saturday, June 13, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) won four events and had 11 top-six finishes (New England qualifiers) at the Meet of Champions. 2. COE-BROWN SOFTBALL (9) will play in its third …

State Supreme Court denies Henniker farmer’s plans to host weddings, says agritourism not part of lawmakers’ definition of agriculture

Friday, June 12, 2015

The state Supreme Court has denied a Henniker Christmas tree farmer’s request to host weddings and other events on his hilltop property. In a 4-1 ruling, the court disputed Stephen Forster’s claim that his event business should be …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, June 12, 2015

ASA softball champs The NH Comets 12U Blue went 6-0 to win the Southern Maine Diamond Challenge championship. Offensively, Ellie Frederick (.562, seven RBI), Halle Laramie (.556, three doubles, two triples), Ami Rivera (.556, three doubles, two triples) …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Youth baseball In Concord Northeast Cal Ripken majors action, Banks Chevrolet edged Rowley Agency in the first round of the playoffs. For Rowley, Tyler Wright led the offense, while Jonah Wachter was solid on the mound, fanning five. Trevor Smith led the pitching effort for Banks, while Tyler …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Thursday, June 11, 2015

High school tournaments today Baseball Division III semifinals At Gill Stadium, Manchester No. 4 Hopkinton (16-2) vs. No. 1 Campbell (18-0), 7 p.m. Previous tournament games: Hopkinton blanked No. 13 Gilford, 3-0, and edged No. 5 Somersworth, 6-5. Campbell ousted No. 16 Bow, 10-0, and No. 8 Conant, …

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 …