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Capsule outlook of the area’s high school field hockey teams

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

High school field hockey outlook Merrimack Valley Division: II Coach: Kim Kenney (20th year) Last year: 12-5-1, D-II runner-up Returning starters: Cassidy Huckins, sr.; Emily Masse, sr.; Izzy Hoyt, jr.; Haley Puntin, sr. Top newcomers: “We have added 12 new players to the varsity roster and each will bring something to our team,” Coach Kenney said. Outlook: After finishing second in Division II last year, a dozen new players on … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

College standout Concord’s Joe Graffy, a senior keeper for the Brandeis men’s soccer team, was named Defensive Player of the Tournament as the Judges won the Keene State College Soccer Classic over the weekend. Brandeis defeated Hobart, 5-0, then Keene State, 2-1. Graffy made four saves over the two games with one shutout. Golf results Dave Voelxen scored a hole in one on … 0

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Monday, September 1, 2014

Golf results Dan Luker and Dan Mullen posted the low round of the day in yesterday’s Better-Ball Tournament at Concord Country Club with a score of 10-under par 60. John Fraser and Shane Clark finished one shot back, while Luker teamed with Jon Dickey to finish in solo third at 62. ∎ Jean VerPlanck (31) edged Jan Monahan (32) in the Women’s Fewest Putts … 0

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Sunday, August 17, 2014

Bill Heinz golf Matt Latourette (Concord High) birdied the final hole at Pembroke Pines Country Club to capture the Bill Heinz City Junior Golf Championship by two strokes over Jesse Demers (Merrimack Valley) with two-day totals of 169 … 0

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Sunday, August 17, 2014

Kearsarge bike race The Hopkinton Rotary Club will be sponsoring the Mount Kearsarge Hill Climb on Sept. 27. The hill climb will include two divisions: An eight mile climb from the town of Warner to Mt. Kearsarge summit parking lot (Summit division), and a four and a half … 0

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Saturday, August 16, 2014

NHTI news Jen Fithian was named the new women’s basketball head coach at NHTI. Coach Fithian joined the Lynx last season as an assistant coach, and prior to NHTI she was an assistant coach for the SNHU women’s basketball team in 2012-13. Fithian was also named Miss New … 0

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Friday, August 15, 2014

Local golf In Mojalaki Senior League action, Al Robertson, Ted Andrus, Bob Reed and George Ewing placed first, while Craig Smith, Howard George and Bill Leber took second, Ray Craigie, Frank Martin, Richard Brewster and Wayne Andrews placed third and Jerry Morin, Walter Kulacz, Pete Sorette and Craig … 0

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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Parent/athlete meetings John Stark’s fall sports parent/athlete meeting is scheduled for Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria. After a brief presentation by the athletic director, parents will be sent to various classrooms to meet with the coach. All athletes and at least one parent/guardian is expected … 0

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

UNH cheerleading clinic UNH will hold its seventh annual fall youth cheerleading clinic Sept. 13 starting at 11:30 a.m. Participants will have the opportunity to learn cheerleading fundamentals (chants, jumps and stunts) and support the Wildcat football team at its 3:30 p.m. home opener at Cowell Stadium against … 0

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Monday, August 11, 2014

Sunset League baseball An infield hit with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning gave the Concord Reds an 8-7 walk-off victory to win Game 5 of the Sunset League’s best-of-five championship series against Grappone. Grappone … 0

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Sunday, August 10, 2014

Local tennis Justin Toler beat Amir Alic in the Concord City ‘B’ tennis singles finals, two sets to one (6-7, 6-4, 6-1). After a short break, Toler came back out for doubles action with partner Thomas Bengtson. Toler and Bengtson won in straights sets, 7-5, 6-3. New England … 0

Letter: Alternative history

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Where to begin? If you look up the New Historians on Wikipedia, you will find information about recent Israeli historians. They are challenging traditional versions of Israeli history. The basis is newly declassified government papers 30 years after the founding of Israel. I spent 12 years living in … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Tryouts/ registrations Dragons ASA Softball organization is holding tryouts today and Saturday for the following teams at the following times: 16U, 9-11 a.m.; 14U, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; 12U, 1-3 p.m.; and 10U, 3-5 p.m. All tryouts will be held at Barnstead Elementary School, 91 Maple St., Center Barnstead. … 0