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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Youth baseball Hillsboro/Pembroke beat Weare, 6-1, in the first round of the Granite State Baseball Wood Bat League. H/P was led by pitcher Dominic Downs, who threw a two-hitter with nine strikeouts and no walks, striking out five of the first six batters of the game and retiring the final nine without surrendering a hit. Catcher Brandon Soules was solid behind the plate and also had two RBI and two … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Local golf Duston Country Club held its two-day guest tournament this weekend. For the men, Mike Zack and Austin Fox placed first with a net score of 78 and were followed by Tom Flanagan and Al Appel (78), John Holbrook and Matt Holbrook (79), Jon Routon and Bill Gould (81) and Jeff Chandler and Colin Abbott (81). Jim Schoch and Geoff Martin won … 0

White-Mostue

Monday, July 28, 2014

Bethany White and Sam Mostue were married June 21 at Duston Country Club in Hopkinton. The Rev. Gordon Crouch of the First Church of Hopkinton performed the double-ring ceremony. Kate Van Vorst was maid of honor. Katryn Belanger, cousin of the bride; Amy Ober, cousin of the bride; Christine Meyer; and Lauren Nardini … 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 … 0

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Concord City A tennis Three of the top four seeds were upset in quarterfinals singles action in the Concord City A Tennis Tournament at Bow Brook yesterday. Teddy Pince defeated top-seeded Mark Blaisdell, 6-2 and 6-4; Greg Cistulli defeated second-seeded Ron Lafond, 6-4 and 7-5; Kevin Phelps defeated … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Youth baseball The Weare Nationals defeated the Nashua Chiefs, 9-5, in NEIBL action. Tyler Gamache went 3-for-3 with two doubles, four RBI, two runs and a stolen base. CJ Coughlin went 2-for-3 with a run scored and a stolen base. Ryan Thompson went 1-for-2 with an RBI, run … 0

New Five Rivers director on mission to preserve

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

For years, Beth McGuinn picked up fresh vegetables and produce from the Dimond Hill Farm in Concord during her commute to work. At the farm last week, she wore a pair of hiking boots and examined a trail … 0

Local students awarded Comcast scholarship

Monday, July 7, 2014

A group of local students were honored at the New Hampshire State House as recipients of Comcast’s $1,000 Leaders and Achievers scholarship for academic achievement, leadership potential and commitment to community service. The local students who received the … 0

Spirit Skate Park in Hopkinton reopens

Monday, July 7, 2014

Spirit Skate Park, located beside Hopkinton High School, celebrated its grand reopening Saturday. The park was closed since the fall because of unsafe conditions but was repaired and improved with the help of many volunteers. Framework was reinforced, … 0

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Sunday, July 6, 2014

Golf results Ed Dalton and Ken Feldman took low honors in the Best Ball Tournament at Concord Country Club yesterday with a round of 10-under par 60. Bob Granger partnered with Ron Landry and Chuck Catcher with rounds of 61 and 62, respectively. Pete Annon and Quinn Hogan … 0

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Saturday, July 5, 2014

Concord CC golf Jan Monahan won the flag tournament at Concord Country Club with her flag ending 16 feet away on the 19th hole. Ron Landry had his flag end up over the green to finish second, while Jim Steenbeke finished third with his flag ending up in … 0

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Friday, July 4, 2014

Babe Ruth district tourney Concord Babe Ruth League is hosting a 14-year-old district tournament from Tuesday through Saturday at several sites. All games begin at 5:30 p.m. The schedule: Tuesday, Concord vs. Manchester at Memorial Field, Hudson vs. Merrimack at Rollins Park; Wednesday, Merrimack vs. Concord at Memorial … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, July 4, 2014

Babe Ruth champions The Loudon Brookside Pizza team won the 2014 AJ Laramie 13-15-year-old Babe Ruth League championship on June 29. In Saturday semifinal action, Brookside scored six first-inning runs to defeat Giguere Electric, 10-6. In the finals, … 0