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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Hopkinton MS sports Practice begins Monday at 3 p.m. for all Hopkinton Middle School 7th- and 8th-graders who are interested in competing in soccer, field hockey or cross country this fall. Meet at the high school and make sure you have a physical on file with the school nurse. For questions, visit hmhshawks.com. Bishop Brady alumni golf Bishop Brady’s 15th annual alumni golf tournament is being held Oct. 3 at … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, August 22, 2014

Hiking feat Megan Farrell of Alton set a new women’s record in the White Mountains Hut Traverse, hiking approximately 50 miles in 16 hours, 47 minutes. Farrell beat the previous women’s record set in 2012 by 16 minutes. The White Mountains Hut Traverse is an endurance race combining extreme hiking and running skills. Participants race for 49 miles along the Appalachian Mountain Club … 0

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Local golfer Concord Country Club’s Matt Arvantits finished tied for ninth place in the New England PGA Championship at Golf Club of New England in Stratham, finishing with a score of 4 over par. Mojalaki golf Kathy Kuhn and Rosie Dennerly placed first in the Mojalaki ladies’ fun league on Tuesday morning. Lori Lambert and Nancy Guimond came in second place with Dorothy … 0

Trio of area swimmers conquers English Channel

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The plan was hatched in early 2013. After a few adjustments, months of training and some anxious moments at the very end, it all came together when Concord’s Joe Bledsoe hit the beach in Cape Gris Nez, France. … 0

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Local golfer in contention Concord Country Club’s Matt Arvanitis is tied for 10th place after 36 holes at the New England PGA Championship, seven strokes behind the leader. Arvanitis is at plus-3. Bow alumni soccer Bow High School will hold a girls’ soccer alumni game tomorrow at 6 … 0

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

New England PGA Juniors Nick Grimbilas (pictured above left) of Strafford and Colin McCaigue (above right) of Brookline tied for second place at the New England PGA Junior Tour Championships held at Indian Pond Country Club in Kingston, … 0

Letter: A bill in search of honesty

Monday, August 18, 2014

Letter writer Joe Cortese from NobleSpirit thanked Sen. Kelly Ayotte for her protecting New Hampshire’s small businesses by “preventing us from being victims of burdensome internet sales tax legislation” (Monitor letters, Aug. 12). Presumably he was referring to her recent column opposing the Marketplace Fairness Act. Cortese goes … 1

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Sunday, August 17, 2014

Bill Heinz golf Matt Latourette (Concord High) birdied the final hole at Pembroke Pines Country Club to capture the Bill Heinz City Junior Golf Championship by two strokes over Jesse Demers (Merrimack Valley) with two-day totals of 169 … 0

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Sunday, August 17, 2014

Kearsarge bike race The Hopkinton Rotary Club will be sponsoring the Mount Kearsarge Hill Climb on Sept. 27. The hill climb will include two divisions: An eight mile climb from the town of Warner to Mt. Kearsarge summit parking lot (Summit division), and a four and a half … 0

Police: Car chase ends when man crashes into building

Saturday, August 16, 2014

An early morning car chase ended yesterday when Nikolas Carr of Concord crashed the Honda Civic he was driving into the TDS Cable building at 11 Kearsarge Ave. in Contoocook, officials said. The state police then apprehended Carr, 19, after a brief foot chase, according to a statement. … 0

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Saturday, August 16, 2014

NHTI news Jen Fithian was named the new women’s basketball head coach at NHTI. Coach Fithian joined the Lynx last season as an assistant coach, and prior to NHTI she was an assistant coach for the SNHU women’s basketball team in 2012-13. Fithian was also named Miss New … 0

Friday, August 15, 2014

Eagle Scout salute The Hopkinton Conservation Commission wishes to thank Grant Kegel and his team of Cole Beauchemin, Brennan Adams and Chris Boudette for the construction and erection of a new informational kiosk at Kimball Lake in Hopkinton Village. The kiosk was Kegel’s Eagle Scout project. The kiosk … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, August 15, 2014

Local golf In Mojalaki Senior League action, Al Robertson, Ted Andrus, Bob Reed and George Ewing placed first, while Craig Smith, Howard George and Bill Leber took second, Ray Craigie, Frank Martin, Richard Brewster and Wayne Andrews placed third and Jerry Morin, Walter Kulacz, Pete Sorette and Craig … 0