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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, April 26, 2015

JV result The Concord boys’ JV lacrosse team evened its record at 2-2 with a 5-3 victory over Salem. Connor Sackos and Ben Hicks had goals that put Concord ahead to stay. The defense played another stellar game, backstopped by Liam O’Brian in goal. Youth lacrosse The Concord Crush Black beat Crush Orange, 7-2, in girls’ U9 lacrosse action. For Black, Erin Keville assisted a Becca Barnard goal, and Katie …

People for April 25, 2015

Saturday, April 25, 2015

ALLENSTOWN Becca LaBelle traveled to South Africa with a group of students and faculty from Willam Wood University for the Woods Around the World program. The group raised money for a village school and then traveled to the country to experience African culture and see the school the students supported. BOW Holly Stewart …

Softball coaching legend Dick Blood calls it a career

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Dick Blood really didn’t want much to do with softball. Coach girls? No thanks. Now, nearly 40 years later and four games away from retirement, the soft-spoken coach can’t imagine his life without it. After 15 years at the Hopkinton High helm, stints at New Hampshire College (now SNHU) and Dartmouth, and the …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, April 24, 2015

Soccer champs Capital Soccer Club (pictured) off to a great start for the spring soccer season by winning the Girls’ U12 President’s Cup for New Hampshire. The team got great contributions from all of the girls. JV results …

Music school students perform in national choirs

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Nine current and alumni members of the Concord Community Music School’s Purple Finches children’s chorus were selected to participate in the Organization of American Kodaly Educators national choirs, following a competitive audition process. All students from the school who auditioned this placed in the national choirs. They are …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Martin Hecka, Bishop Brady baseball, 2 grand slams, 8 RBI in 15-14 win Amanda Riley, Coe-Brown softball, 2 homers, 6 RBI in 14-0 win Colby Clark, Pittsfield baseball, complete-game 1-hitter, 9 strikeouts in 1-0 win Cassidy Emerson, Concord softball, homer, double, single, 3 RBI in 13-8 win Ben …

High schools: Tide boys’ tennis team cruises to surprisingly easy victory over Exeter

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The season is young, but there was already history between Concord and Exeter before yesterday’s boys’ tennis match at Memorial Field. The Crimson Tide lost to Exeter in the regular season last year, but then beat the Blue Hawks in the Division I quarterfinals. Concord also beat Exeter …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, April 23, 2015

JV results The Concord JV baseball team lost to Exeter, 9-7. Chris Fields ripped a bases-clearing double, while Griff Gilbert hit a two-run double. Eli Boyle contributed two hits. ∎ The Hillsboro-Deering JV baseball team lost to Somersworth, 8-7, on a walk-off base hit in the bottom of the …

High schools: Concord girls’ lacrosse team rolls to first victory

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

During its first three games, the Concord High girls’ lacrosse team scored 10 goals. Yesterday against Manchester Memorial, the Crimson Tide got goals from 11 different players. Senior Gabi Stewart led the balanced attack with three goals as …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Angel Feliz, Concord boys’ track, 1st 100, 200, long jump, on winning 4x100 relay Jake Landry, MV baseball, 7 IP, 10K, 2 hit shutout, 6-0 win over Kearsarge Taylor Darrell, Bow girls’ lacrosse, 6 goals in 18-8 win Nick Fleury, Hopkinton boys’ track, 1st 100, 1st long jump, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

JV results The Hopkinton JV softball team dropped a mercy-rule-shortened game against Pembroke. Alexis Ferns did a great job behind the plate and hit a single. Meg Eborn and Grace Gauthier each pitched well and hit a single. Daniella Taveras had two singles and played well at shortstop …

Hopkinton covered bridge closed after truck damages structure

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Rowell Bridge, a historic covered bridge in Hopkinton, is closed after a truck damaged the bridge Monday night. “The truck caught and damaged a couple of rafters and the bridge will remain closed until they are fixed,” Town …

High schools: Kearsarge girls’ lacrosse edges John Stark, 8-7, in triple overtime

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

With rain making the lacrosse field at Kearsarge Regional High School unplayable, the John Stark Generals and the Cougars moved their matchup to the wind-riddled and rain-soaked turf fields at Colby-Sawyer College. Neither team conceded to the other, …