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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, July 31, 2015

Golf results Ray Steenbeke and Don Steenbeke Jr. won the two-ball best ball event at Concord Country Club on Thursday with a score of 59. Doug Duval and Larry Cooper shot 60 to tie for second place with Willy Boucher and Peter Mamos. Three teams tied for third place with 62: Dave Mattson and Dick Baxter, Don Young and Bob Granger, and Steve Murphy and Kevin Hobbs. Youth baseball The …

Letter: Support Kate’s Law

Thursday, July 30, 2015

I just completed writing an email to Sen. Jeanne Shaheen begging her to support the proposed new law being called “Kate’s Law.” I hear opponents of this law making all kinds of arguments that seem good to them to oppose this proposed law, but I would ask, why do we need to give foreign criminals free rein to roam our streets committing felonies? …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Unified golf tourney The Hopkinton Unified golf team (pictured) competed in its first ever tournament at Duston Country Club. John and Danny Miner finished first, Dan Story and Ellie Coe finished second, and Tom O’Dougherty and Lizzie Busby came in third. Golf results Two teams tied for first place in the Foursome Fewest …

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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 …

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Saturday, June 27, 2015

Twin State field hockey New Hampshire defeated Vermont in the annual Twin State Field Hockey Classic, 4-3, on an overtime goal from Lebanon’s Emily Perryman. Perryman led New Hampshire with two goals and an assist. The annual game is contested between the top senior field hockey players from …

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Saturday, June 27, 2015

Indoor soccer The following teams claimed their respective division championships for the spring indoor soccer season at FieldHouse Sports in Bow: Thunder (U-12 coed, pictured above), Two Guys Market (U-14 coed), Goon Squad (U-16 coed), Goat Milk (U-19 …

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Friday, June 26, 2015

Softball champs The Concord U8 girls’ softball team (shown above) won the Grip N’ Rip Invitational Tournament. The Concord FairPoint Pioneers went 3-0 in pool play on their way to a top seed heading into the elimination round. …

Letter: Guilty until proven innocent

Thursday, June 25, 2015

I have recently become aware of a great injustice that occurred down at Amherst College. A young man was expelled after a young woman accused him of rape. Not unreasonable if true, but the evidence pretty much belies the accusation. The young woman in tweets to advisers and …

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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Babe Ruth champs Banks Chevrolet became back-to-back champions of Concord Babe Ruth by defeating Aable Restaurant Equipment Service, 3-1 behind the one-hit pitching of Kurtis Stadnicki (win) and Griffin Gilbert (save). Gabe Tobin led the Banks offense with …

Former Northfield business owner pleads guilty to federal tax evasion

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

A 65-year-old Hill man has pleaded guilty to federal tax evasion. Ronald Martin admitted Tuesday in Concord to concealing $1.2 million in gross revenue between 2008 and 2010, when he owned Martin Construction in Northfield. Prosecutors said Martin filed no corporate or individual tax returns for the company …

Letter: Protect the REF

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The Republican budgets from the House and Senate raid the Renewable Energy Fund to fill gaps that they created in other vital services. Are any of us surprised? Aside from being entirely unconstitutional, the raids are foolish and shortsighted – just the sort of one-time budget gimmicks we’ve …

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Girls’ soccer champions The Loudon Freedom girls’ U16 Premiere soccer team captured the Seacoast Coastal Summer Challenge in Brunswick, Maine, over Father’s Day Weekend. The Freedom had three shutouts in four games, while outscoring their opponents, 9-2. Members …

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Youth soccer The Seacoast Express United U16 boys (above) won the Seacoast United Maine Coastal Challenge championship this past weekend. The team went 4-0 in the tourney, scoring 10 goals and giving up one. Players on the team …