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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

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Youth lacrosse The Concord Crush U-9 Orange team won its home opener against Windham, 12-10. Scoring goals were Chilli Cabot, Henry Brochu, Teigan Mason and Tyler Fennely. Churchhill Slathe played well in goal. ∎ The Blue Storm U-11 team had two games over the weekend, beating Amherst, 7-3 and …

High school Player of the Season for ski jumping

Sunday, April 19, 2015

James McCluskey SCHOOL: Hopkinton High HONORS/STATS: The senior won the state jumping crown, putting together the three longest jumps (34.5, 32.5 and 35 meters) at the championship meet. THREE FAVORITE THINGS: The outdoors, yogurt, chips and salsa Describe …

Pioneer Sportsmen emerges as archery authority in state and region

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Frank Schackart’s Pioneer Sportsmen archery club won five East regional medals at the National Indoor Championships this year. The way the coach described it, you’d think it happens every year. “I really hate to say this,” Schackart said, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, April 19, 2015

High school track The Bishop Brady boys’ track team took second place in a five-team meet at Laconia last week. Cameron Pigeon won the 300-meter hurdles and was part of the second-place 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams. Warren Bartlett won the 1,600, just missing the qualifying time for …

Hopkinton’s Beech Hill School receives $1.3 million donation

Saturday, April 18, 2015

The Beech Hill School in Hopkinton just got a big financial boost. A $1.3 million boost, to be precise. As of last week, the independent middle school received the money to pay off their start-up debt. “The first time I said it out loud I said it to …

High schools: Kearsarge boys, Coe-Brown girls win Pelham Invitational

Saturday, April 18, 2015

The Kearsarge boys and Coe-Brown girls both took positive steps toward defending their respective state titles with comfortable victories at yesterday’s Pelham Invitational, which featured more than over 20 schools. The Cougars, a Division III school, were particularly …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, April 18, 2015

JV results The Hopkinton JV baseball team (3-0) scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh to beat Bow, 6-5. Zach Berliner (2-for-2, two RBI) hit a line drive to center with two outs in the seventh to score two runs to tie the game. Conall Cronin …

High schools: Coe-Brown baseball team opens season with efficient victory over MV

Saturday, April 18, 2015

PENACOOK – For its season opener, the Coe-Brown baseball team looked in midseason form already. Hot bats, sparkling defense and an efficient outing from starter Adam Edin proved a productive formula for the Bears, allowing them to start …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, April 18, 2015

JV results The Concord High JV girls’ lacrosse team defeated Bishop Guertin, 16-2. Brenna Vandersea led the Tide with five goals, while Jessica Nelson (three), Julia Ek (two), Becca Proulx (two), Maddie Farrelly, Olivia Painchaud, Morgan Sisson and Brett Stoddard also contributed goals. Chloe Bemis and Maddie Audet …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Joe Cullinan, Hopkinton lacrosse, 6 goals, 2 assists, 7 ground balls in 15-8 win Nandita Kasireddy, Bow girls’ tennis, came back from two 0-5 deficits to claim 8-6 wins in singles and doubles Riley Logue, Bishop Brady baseball, 4 hits (double, triple), 2 runs, 3 RBI in 12-11 …