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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Little League state tournament The Concord 9/10-year-old Little League team beat Goffstown, 5-2, on the first day of the state tournament at Blake Marston Field in Bedford. Brooks Craigue (5.2 IP, 6 Ks) kept Goffstown scoreless for much of the game. Concord scored four runs in the third inning, with Moses Carr and Ryan Philbrick both blasting triples. Isiah Robles was Concord’s most productive player, scoring runs in both the …

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Monday, July 27, 2015

Javelin champion Concord’s Buzz Gagne won the gold medal Sunday in the javelin at the 2015 USATF Masters National Championship held at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Fla. Gagne threw 166-11 in the 65-69 age group for his 10th National Masters Championship. Duston CC golf Duston Country Club held its two-day member/guest tournament this weekend. Jeff Hicks and Kevin Rand won …

A Concord World War II veteran’s 90th birthday brings family together

Sunday, July 26, 2015

As Fred Osgood’s family gathered together Sunday to celebrate his 90th birthday, the scene was different than it was for previous milestones. Yes, dozens of the World War II veteran and avid outdoorsman’s friends turned out to wish him a happy birthday and enjoy an ice cream sundae. And yes, as far as …

NHMS notes: Not all accidents happen on the track, just ask Bowyer and Gordon

Saturday, July 18, 2015

LOUDON – A miscue during a seemingly innocuous practice session generated the most buzz at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday. Clint Bowyer was driving through the garage area during the morning practice when he bumped into Jeff …

Tony Stewart’s slide

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Since winning his third Cup championship in 2011, Tony Stewart’s career has hit hard times. 2011 5 wins, 1st overall 2012 3 wins, 9th overall 2013 1 win, 29th overall 2014 0 wins, 25th overall 2015 0 wins, 28th currently …

Town Crier for July 19, 2015

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Allenstown Check out upcoming penny and indoor yard sales ∎ St. John the Baptist Church is planning its annual Penny Sale, and members will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Parish Hall at 10 School St. For more information, call 485-3113. ∎ An Indoor Yard Sale will be held …

NHMS attracts a broad fanbase beyond Granite State

Saturday, July 18, 2015

For Mark Sutton, NASCAR and New Hampshire Motor Speedway are as much a part of his identity as anything else. Sutton has been making the trek to Loudon from Williamstown, Vt., since the track opened as New Hampshire …

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Friday, July 17, 2015

Softball champs The New Hampshire Comets 10U softball team won the Turn 2 Invitational in Bow, defeating NP Velocity, 5-1, Northeast Hurricanes, 8-0, and Methuen Rangers, 2-0, during pool play. In the elimination round, the Comets defeated the …

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Thursday, July 16, 2015

Babe Ruth champs The Twin Rivers Babe Ruth all-star team went 4-0 in pool play of the District C 15U Babe Ruth Tournament in Bedford this past weekend to win the championship. Players and coaches pictured: front row …

People for July 15, 2015

Thursday, July 16, 2015

HOPKINTON Sean Mackenzie will attend Rochester Institute of Technology. Justin Madore will attend Ithaca College. Simeon Marklin will attend Kings College. James McCluskey will attend the University of Colorado-Boulder. Michael McGrath will attend the University of New Hampshire. Riley McNicholas will attend Johnson and Wales University. LOUDON Erin …

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Thursday, July 16, 2015

Softball champions The Concord FairPoint Pioneers U8 softball team (pictured) of the Capital Area Babe Ruth League won the state tournament last weekend in Barrington, capping an undefeated season (16-0) in all-star games. Pictured: (back row, l-r) coaches …

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Softball champs The NH Lady Cannons won the NSA Summer Slam Jamboree last weekend in Dracut, Mass. The Cannons went 7-0, outscoring their opponents 60-14. The Cannons got outstanding pitching from Alexis Palmisano and Becca Ackerson. On Sunday …

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Monday, July 13, 2015

Baseball champs The Concord 13U All-Stars went undefeated in district play, capturing the championship and qualifying for the state tournament with a 9-8 win over Monadnock. In the finals, the Capital Squad was led by Adrian Kennedy (three …