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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Softball champions The New Hampshire Comets 10U team swept a two-game series against Northeast Heat to claim the 10U NH ASA Junior Olympic championship for the second straight year. The Comets were led by the pitching performance of Kaitlyn Boelter (six innings, 16 strikeouts, three walks and no hits allowed) and Penelope Ayotte (five innings, 12 strikeouts, five walks and …

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Youth baseball In Manchester Colt League playoff action, Cobb Hill Construction Royals from Bow defeated the Twins, 11-4. Brendan Winch pitched five strong innings. The Royals banged out 13 hits, with Vin Peterson (three hits), Cole Johnson, Anthony Celenza and Chase Graham (two hits each) leading the way. Players needed Seacoast Express United is looking for additional players for its U13 boys (two …

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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 row, l-r) Bill Varnell, Felicia Walalis, Kaylee Marshe, Kelsey Fisher, Maddison Urizandi, Kiara Roberge, Bethany …

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Saturday, June 20, 2015

ASA softball champs The NH Comets 12U Blue ASA Junior Olympic softball team (pictured) swept through the 12U division, outscoring its opponents 78-2 en route to its second tournament win in the Rochester Summer Classic. The Comets were …

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Friday, June 19, 2015

Softball champions Concord Northeast’s Redlon Custom Carpentry (left photo) beat Concord National’s Beckett Glass to win the Capital Area U16 Softball Martel Cup championship. For Redlon Custom Carpentry, Abby Rochette and Lily Rivera combined for a seven-strikeout, one-hit …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, June 19, 2015

FINAL POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) won its fourth straight Division II title with 151 points, the most in this championship run. 2. COE-BROWN SOFTBALL (2) defended its D-II title and finished 17-3 by outscoring its four playoff opponents 35-6. …

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Thursday, June 18, 2015

Softball champions On Sunday, the Franklin Savings Bank 10U softball team from Merrimack Valley (pictured above) defeated the Hopkinton Hawks, 12-6, to win the Capital Area AAA softball championship. Olivia Lacasse and Sammy Allen pitched well, Maddy Hazleton …

Making community art

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

J oanie Conn, mosaic artist Lizz VanSaun and Linda Dunning work on the Rosemary Dougal Memorial Community Mosaic on the lawn outside the Hopkinton Library in Contoocook. VanSaun will work with community members who would like to help …

People for June 18, 2015

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

CANTERBURY Mercedes Kuzina earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Lucas McLaughlin earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Matthew Lowe earned a doctorate in electrical and computer engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Bailey Beltramo was named to the dean’s …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Baseball champs In Cal Ripken Minors baseball, the Allied Insurance Rockies (shown above) beat the Bow Auto Parts Royals, 9-6, to win the Bow Minors championship. The Rockies lost the first game in the double-elimination tournament, then reeled …

Announcements: Golf tournament

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

LACONIA Golf anyone? Golf on the Lakes Region’s oldest private 18-hole golf course at the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Golf Classic on Monday at 9 a.m. This year’s tropical-themed event will feature two holes-in-one contests with a chance to win a car sponsored by AutoServ Tilton …

Announcements: Build a yurt

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

HOPKINTON Help build a yurt Owen Farm will be host a yurt workshop from June 22 through July 4. The farm’s mission is to sustain a farm-based resource that offers educational programs and opportunities in sustainable and traditional farming practices. The yurt will be used as a meeting …

High school baseball all-state teams announced; Bow’s Vulgamore D-III Player of the Year

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Evan Vulgamore, a junior catcher on the Bow High baseball team, was named Division III Player of the Year by the NH Baseball Coaches Association. Bow’s Dennis Ordway was named D-III Assistant Coach of the Year, and Winnisquam’s …