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Hopkinton's Nick Fleury leads the pack.

High school Athlete of the Season for boys’ track & field

Monday, July 6, 2015

Nick Fleury SCHOOL : Hopkinton High HONORS/STATS : The junior won the long jump (21-1½) by nearly a foot, won the 100 (11.46) by .12, was third in the 400, and was part of the runner-up 4x400 team at the D-III championship. 3 FAVORITE THINGS : Family, friends, and snacks Describe your season in one word. Exhilarating Describe the feeling …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Softball champs The 12U Capital Area All-Stars won the Babe Ruth Softball District 2 All-Star Championship, played over the weekend in Hopkinton, by going 5-0 in the tournament, earning wins over Suncook, Hopkinton and Lakes Region. Players on the Capital Area team were selected from Concord National, Concord American, Concord Northeast and Merrimack …

Hopkinton community members come together to save historic Kimball Lake cabins

Sunday, July 5, 2015

After years of gradually falling into disrepair, the Kimball Lake cabins in Hopkinton are being brought back to life. One by one, the small wooden structures on the shore of Kimball Lake are being refurbished by local volunteers. They’ve had help and support from others in town, including a group of fourth-graders from …

Announcements: Vote for Main Street grant

Saturday, June 20, 2015

WARNER Vote now Main Street BookEnds applied for a $100,000 Chase Mission Main Street Grant. Its application focuses on the needs of the bookstore and the work being done by the nonprofit MainStreet Warner, Inc. To get to the next round, the bookstore needs as many votes as …

People for June 20, 2015

Saturday, June 20, 2015

HOPKINTON Donna Zecha, a librarian at Hopkinton Middle/High School, received the New Hampshire School Library Media Association Service Award for her work on the association’s conference committee and board of directors. She also teaches at Plymouth State University. McKayla Reale, daughter of Su and Steve Reale, will attend …

Granite State Games softball rosters filled with area players

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Eighteen area softball players were selected to compete in the Granite State Games, pitting the top high school seniors from each of the four divisions against each other. The games will be played Tuesday at Plymouth State University, with two doubleheaders beginning at 5 p.m. Concord’s Cassidy Emerson …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

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 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

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. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

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 …