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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

14U softball champs The NH Lightning 14U-Blue team ended its season with a title at the Caroline Farley Memorial Tournament, defeating the Salem White Hurricanes team, 4-3. In the championship game, Jessica Beeso hit a two-run double and Ashlee Dukette singled home the winning run, while Hannah French struck out the final two batters to close the game. Dukette hit …

People for Aug. 4, 2015

Monday, August 3, 2015

CONCORD Kelly Ann Walter earned a certificate in paralegal studies from Franklin Pierce University. Ian Corey was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Franklin Pierce University. Erika Schaper was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Clark University in Worcester, Mass. LOUDON Warren Bartlett received three senior awards from Bishop Brady High School. He received a …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Hole in one Kyle Brown shot a hole in one during the Pembroke Pines Country Club Member Guest on Saturday. Brown aced the 125-yard 16th hole. Concord CC results Will McLaughlin shot a 71 yesterday, tacking on to his 68 from Saturday, to conclude two days of spectacular play and claim the Concord Country Club Men’s Club Championship. McLaughlin’s two-day total of 1-under …

Ray Duckler: Furor over the Confederate flag comes to NASCAR

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Race cars backfire now and then. So does public relations strategy. I saw it, felt it and lived it Saturday along Route 106, near New Hampshire Motor Speedway, home of Sunday’s 5-Hour Energy 301. NASCAR, the governing body …

Liquor enforcement works with speedway on underage drinking

Saturday, July 18, 2015

The New Hampshire Liquor Commission is working with New Hampshire Motor Speedway to prevent underage alcohol consumption at this weekend’s NASCAR races. Enforcement officers have trained track security on how to recognize false identification and reviewed with them state laws related to underage drinking and adults who provide …

Irrelevance something new for Stewart

Saturday, July 18, 2015

LOUDON – It’s been a rough year for Tony Stewart, a weekly struggle in which nothing goes right before the race and nothing goes right during it. That in itself isn’t the shock; Stewart hasn’t finished higher than …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Concord City A tennis tourney Due to court conditions on Saturday, the semifinals of the City A tournament were postponed to Sunday. The singles semifinals will be played at 9 a.m. at the Bow Brook Club, with top-ranked Greg Cistulli playing George Lagos and No. 2 Andy Day …

Hamlin an unpopular winner in Xfinity race at NHMS

Saturday, July 18, 2015

LOUDON – Denny Hamlin didn’t make many friends during Saturday’s Lakes Region 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. But after racing his way to his first victory at the Magic Mile and second Xfinity Series win this season, …

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 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

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 …