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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, July 3, 2015

NEIBL result The Weare Nationals U19 baseball team improved to 5-2 by defeating the Nashua Chiefs, 3-1. Andrew Clay went the distance on the mound for the win, giving up one run on five hits while striking out eight. Wesley Lamphere went 2-for-3 with an RBI single and RBI double. Joey Fenuccio scored two runs, while Noah Green added a double and Jonathan Gould had a hit and stole two …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, July 2, 2015

ASA softball champs The U12 New Hampshire Lightning softball team (pictured) won the championship of the Jungle Jamboree in Hartford, Conn., last weekend by going 3-0 in a rain-shortened tournament in Girls ASA Class A Fast Pitch action. In the first game, the Lightning defeated the Connecticut Hurricanes, 12-10. Sadie Barton earned the …

People for July 1, 2015

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

CONCORD Miranda Kaplan received a music scholarship from the Freese Brothers Big Band. She plays the cello and clarinet in the Concord High School marching and concert band and other musical organizations including the New Hampshire Youth Wind Ensemble. She will attend UNH’s Summer Youth Music School. Nathan Pace received a music scholarship from the Freese Brothers Big Band. He plays the violin …

Valedictorian tells Merrimack Valley class they have already made choices that will impact the rest of their lives

Saturday, June 13, 2015

As the student speakers addressed their classmates at the Merrimack Valley High School graduation yesterday, they acknowledged the challenges that high school presented. Different grading systems were introduced, new administrators and teachers joined the school this year, and …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Saturday, June 13, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) won four events and had 11 top-six finishes (New England qualifiers) at the Meet of Champions. 2. COE-BROWN SOFTBALL (9) will play in its third …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, June 12, 2015

ASA softball champs The NH Comets 12U Blue went 6-0 to win the Southern Maine Diamond Challenge championship. Offensively, Ellie Frederick (.562, seven RBI), Halle Laramie (.556, three doubles, two triples), Ami Rivera (.556, three doubles, two triples) …

Huckins, McNamara named to Twin State Field Hockey team

Friday, June 12, 2015

Merrimack Valley’s Cassidy Huckins and Winnisquam’s Erin McNamara will represent team New Hampshire at the annual NH/VT Twin State field hockey game on June 26 at 7 p.m. Saint Anselm College. The game pits the top players from New Hampshire’s Class of 2015 against their counterparts from Vermont. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Youth baseball In Concord Northeast Cal Ripken majors action, Banks Chevrolet edged Rowley Agency in the first round of the playoffs. For Rowley, Tyler Wright led the offense, while Jonah Wachter was solid on the mound, fanning five. Trevor Smith led the pitching effort for Banks, while Tyler …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Thursday, June 11, 2015

High school tournaments today Baseball Division III semifinals At Gill Stadium, Manchester No. 4 Hopkinton (16-2) vs. No. 1 Campbell (18-0), 7 p.m. Previous tournament games: Hopkinton blanked No. 13 Gilford, 3-0, and edged No. 5 Somersworth, 6-5. Campbell ousted No. 16 Bow, 10-0, and No. 8 Conant, …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

High school tournaments today Softball Division I semifinals At Southern NH University No. 8 Concord (14-6) vs. No. 4 Dover (16-4), 7 p.m. Previous tournament games: Concord eliminated No. 9 Merrimack, 8-1, and No. 16 Pinkerton, 5-2. Dover rolled past No. 13 Bedford, 13-1, and No. 5 Alvirne, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Northeast Girls’ Lacrosse League champs Seven Bow girls were members of the 2015 NH Girls Tomahawks spring elite team that competed with other NH teammates in the Northeast Girls Lacrosse League of Massachusetts. The team won the A …

Bad weather postpones high school tourney action

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Yesterday’s inclement weather forced the postponement of all the outdoor action in the NHIAA tournaments. All three girls’ lacrosse championship games were pushed back, with the Division III game being rescheduled for today and the D-I and D-II games being rescheduled for tomorrow. The D-II baseball semifinals were …

High schools: Hopkinton softball falls off pace late in quarterfinal loss to Campbell

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

For five innings, Hopkinton gave two-time defending champion Campbell all it could handle. Hawks starter Becca Shatney locked her team in a pitchers’ duel with the Cougars’ Olivia Martinage. Neither team was willing to budge, making all the …