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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, July 10, 2014

District tourney baseball Concord defeated Merrimack, 14-4, in pool-play action of the Concord Babe Ruth League 14-year-old district tournament. The Concord offense was led by Ryan Tessier (two hits, double), Sal Rinaldi (three RBI), Noah Giffard (two hits) and Gavin Moody (two hits). John Taranovich and Steven Drewes pitched well for Concord. Concord City A tennis The top seeds advanced in first-round doubles matches in the Concord City A Tennis … 0

Thanks A Million

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

State track meet This season’s 2014 Hopkinton’s Hershey Track was a great success where a total of 110 kids participated from the ages of 5 to 14. On June 21 we took 55 varsity athletes to the Lebanon Regional Meet where we had 23 athletes qualify for the State Meet in Pelham which was held June 27. At the State Meet we had … 0

PHOTOS: Making a splash at Kimball Pond

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Kimball Pond, the swimming hole gem for Hopkinton and Contoocook families, stays open until 6 p.m. during its swimming season. That’s when the lifeguards step down from their tall chairs and stow away the equipment. Long muggy summer days mean that swimmers will milk every last minute before drying off onshore. … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Softball All-Star game New Hampshire swept Maine, 12-1 and 12-5, in the sixth annual high school Senior All State All-Star softball games at Portsmouth’s Alumni-Wentworth Field on Monday. New Hampshire’s Natalie Fabrizio (Pinkerton) got the win in game one, while teammate Amanda Bickford (Salem) had three hits. In … 0

Construction to begin on $3 million expansion of Contoocook fire station

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

By mid-July, work will begin on a $3 million expansion to the Contoocook Village fire station that Hopkinton voters approved at this year’s town meeting. The initial construction was originally scheduled to begin by this weekend, but was slightly delayed because it took longer than expected to finalize … 1

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Softball 12U state champs The NH Lightning softball team won the NH ASA State 12U Class A Tournament over the weekend in Keene. The Lightning went undefeated (5-0), beating NE Hurricanes Blue on Friday, Black Widows and Northeast … 0

DAR members attend grave marker dedication

Monday, June 30, 2014

Six members of the Mercy Hathaway White Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution attended the DAR grave marker dedication for their deceased member H. Virginia (Ginny) Millard Kennedy on June 20 at the Lakeside … 0

Richey-Adelstein

Monday, June 30, 2014

Elizabeth Richey and Ian Adelstein were married May 31 at Jackson House Inn in Woodstock, Vt. Nicole Adelstein, sister of the groom, performed the double-ring ceremony. Kate Richey, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Patrick Adelstein, … 0

Knight-Rice

Monday, June 30, 2014

Meagan Knight and Andrew Rice of Warner announce their engagement. Knight is the daughter of Greg Knight and Laura Knight, both of Warner. Rice is the son of John and Janice Rice of Loudon. Knight graduated from Concord High School in 2009. She is a candle designer at … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, June 30, 2014

Darrell named lax All-American Taylor Darrell, a rising sophomore and Bow High School girls’ lacrosse player, has been selected as a 2014 Brine National High School All-American and will play on the New England region team at the Brine National Lacrosse Classic in Boyds, Md., this week. The … 0

Ray Duckler: A quiet man creates a lot of noise

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Matt DeWitt is a man of few words, in a noisy world of war and patriotism. He lost both arms because of an improvised explosive device in Iraq 11 years ago, shortly after the first U.S. troops entered … 2

Gaudet wins MVP as West beats East in CHaD All-Star game

Sunday, June 29, 2014

MANCHESTER – Defense led the West team to a 24-7 victory in yesterday’s CHaD NH East-West All-Star game at St. Anselm College. And Concord’s Marc Gaudet led the defense. “We had Marc Gaudet leading us as a linebacker, … 0

New Hampshire beats Vermont, 6-1, in annual field hockey battle

Sunday, June 29, 2014

New Hampshire scored five second-half goals – sparked by an unassisted strike from Hopkinton’s Brittany Marshall – on the way to a dominating 6-1 victory over Vermont in the 31st annual Twin State Field Hockey Classic at Castleton State University on Friday. Marshall scored five minutes into the … 0