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High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, August 29, 2015

T.J. Hennessey, Belmont boys’ soccer, 4 goals in 5-2 win Jayson Cleveland, Coe-Brown boys’ soccer, 2 goals in 3-2 overtime win Pano Galatas, H-D boys’ soccer, 2 goals in a 4-1 win Ellie Pope, Concord girls’ soccer, 2 goals and an assist in 4-2 win Heather Sefton, Merrimack Valley girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 3-2 win Bridgette Winters, H-D girls’ soccer, 3 goals and an assist in first half of …

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Saturday, August 29, 2015

JV results The John Stark girls’ JV soccer team defeated Sanborn, 5-0. John Stark maintained possession throughout the game and had a constant barrage of shots and crosses to give the Generals the advantage. Quianna Willard and Becca McLaughlin scored in the first half and Rachael Keon, Willard and Lexi Knapton scored in the second half. Goalie Ali L’Heareaux was strong in net. …

High schools: Merrimack Valley girls’ soccer gets measure of revenge in win over Coe-Brown

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Revenge was on the line Friday in Penacook in the season opener between the Merrimack Valley and Coe-Brown girls’ soccer teams. Coe-Brown was a semifinalist in Division II last season, after it dispatched Merrimack Valley in the first round of the playoffs. Merrimack Valley got its revenge, however, besting the Bears by a score of 3-2. Coe-Brown struck early, scoring at the third …

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Saturday, August 22, 2015

Golf results Cindall Morrison won the 2015 President’s Cup at the Concord Country Club with a two-day best ball score of 11-under 61. Andy Jalbert and Marge Plodzik tied for second place, one stroke back with rounds of 62. Gretchen Knapton took third place with a round of …

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Friday, August 21, 2015

Golf results Brian Kelly of Hopkinton finished first in the Valley Seniors Tournament event at the Owl’s Nest in Campton. Bill Gould of Henniker and David Hazen of Canterbury finished sixth and seventh respectively. Kelly, Gould and Joe Clement of Henniker all won their respective age divisions, while …

Concord’s Pinkham looking to make it big on academy soccer scene

Thursday, August 20, 2015

If you were driving on Humphrey Street late last fall and suddenly found yourself in the middle of a soccer game, you can thank Christopher Pinkham for that. Pinkham, 16, can’t get enough soccer. So after he helped …

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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Sunset League champions Century 21 (pictured) was crowned the Sunset League champions after defeating Grappone in the best-of-five finals, 3-1. Front row: Keith Simpson, Steve Auger, Nik Beeson, Alex Fredette. Back row: Ryan Hayden, Coach Steve DeStefano, Dustin …

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Franklin coaching openings The Franklin School District has the following coaching openings: certified athletic trainer for fall sports; JV boys’ basketball and assistant track and field at the high school level; and A and B boys’ basketball and baseball at the middle school level. Candidates should mail application, …

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Sunday, August 16, 2015

Golf results Pete Annon and Mike Gallant set the early pace, later matched by Jim Steenbeke and Victor Racicot, with better-ball scores of 8-under par 62 to win Sunday’s event at Concord Country Club. Five teams tied for third at 63. Coaches needed Pittsfield Middle High School needs …

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Saturday, August 15, 2015

Golf results Bill Ennis and Bill Varnell won the Fourball competition at Concord Country Club. They teamed for an 8-under par round of 62. Bob Rougier and Fred Hast came second with a round of 64. Andy Jalbert and Nancy Rheinhardt tied for first place in the Match …

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Saturday, August 15, 2015

Sunset League champs Century 21 earned the Sunset League title, defeating Grappone, 3-1, in the best-of-five series. ∎ Grappone won the first game, 3-1. Jon Clary threw a six-hitter to earn the win on the mound, while Jack Yvars had an RBI single to break a scoreless tie. Century …

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Friday, August 14, 2015

Youth basketball In Wednesday night’s 5th- and 6th-grade girls’ Sportszone summer basketball action, Bow fell to Derry, 27-18, but beat Pelham, 25-5. Offensively, Bow was led by Lyndsey LaPerle (15 points), Isabella LaPerle (six points), Catherine Windsor (five points) and Jess Chamberlin (four points). Leading rebounders were Anne …

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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Canterbury Woods CC golf Canterbury Woods held both its women’s and men’s club championships last weekend. Winners in the women’s championship flight were Beth Hamilton (first gross, 152) and Mindy Williams (second gross, 174), and Lise Swacha (first net, 141) and Barb Beers (second net, 142). Women’s first …