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The Concord Little League 9- and 10-year-old Little League team won the state championship Tuesday over Goffstown, claiming its second straight title. The team, coached by Tom Philbrick will be traveling to Cranston, R.I., Aug. 7 to compete in the Eastern Regional tournament. (Photo by Lauren Caldwell)

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Softball runner-up The 14U NH Comets Blue softball team finished runner-up in the Nor’Easter Classic tournament this past weekend. The Comets defeated the New England Vipers, 12-0, the Maine Thunder 15-4, the Lightning Gold, 6-5, and the Comets Red, 5-0, before falling to the Wachusett Stars, 5-0, in the championship. The team consisted of coaches Jeff Dusseault, Jim Stevens, Dan …

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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 …

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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 …

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Girls’ soccer champions The Loudon Freedom girls’ U16 Premiere soccer team captured the Seacoast Coastal Summer Challenge in Brunswick, Maine, over Father’s Day Weekend. The Freedom had three shutouts in four games, while outscoring their opponents, 9-2. Members …

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Youth soccer The Seacoast Express United U16 boys (above) won the Seacoast United Maine Coastal Challenge championship this past weekend. The team went 4-0 in the tourney, scoring 10 goals and giving up one. Players on the team …

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Monday, June 22, 2015

Youth softball The New Hampshire Comets 12U Blue softball team (15-0) won its third consecutive tournament, capturing the Boston ASA Championships. The Comets finished as the No. 1 seed by defeated the Middlesex Rapid Fire, 6-5, in the …

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Saturday, June 20, 2015

Baseball champs Flag-Works won the Concord Northeast AAA championship with a 10-1 victory over No. 1 seed J. Miller. For Flag-Works, Ben Masur pitched four shutout innings and Jack Colvin closed out the game with two innings in …

Granite State Games softball rosters filled with area players

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Eighteen area softball players were selected to compete in the Granite State Games, pitting the top high school seniors from each of the four divisions against each other. The games will be played Tuesday at Plymouth State University, with two doubleheaders beginning at 5 p.m. Concord’s Cassidy Emerson …

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Saturday, June 20, 2015

ASA softball champs The NH Comets 12U Blue ASA Junior Olympic softball team (pictured) swept through the 12U division, outscoring its opponents 78-2 en route to its second tournament win in the Rochester Summer Classic. The Comets were …

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Friday, June 19, 2015

Softball champions Concord Northeast’s Redlon Custom Carpentry (left photo) beat Concord National’s Beckett Glass to win the Capital Area U16 Softball Martel Cup championship. For Redlon Custom Carpentry, Abby Rochette and Lily Rivera combined for a seven-strikeout, one-hit …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, June 19, 2015

FINAL POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) won its fourth straight Division II title with 151 points, the most in this championship run. 2. COE-BROWN SOFTBALL (2) defended its D-II title and finished 17-3 by outscoring its four playoff opponents 35-6. …

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Thursday, June 18, 2015

Softball champions On Sunday, the Franklin Savings Bank 10U softball team from Merrimack Valley (pictured above) defeated the Hopkinton Hawks, 12-6, to win the Capital Area AAA softball championship. Olivia Lacasse and Sammy Allen pitched well, Maddy Hazleton …

Newbury, New London, Northfield and Northwood students graduate from UNH

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The following students from Newbury, New London, Northfield and Northwood earned degrees from the University of New Hampshire in May. NEWBURY dillon turner, communication; kaitlin lewis, accounting, summa cum laude. NEW LONDON avery johnson, art history, magna cum laude; hannah arnold, early childhood - special needs; ingrid olmstead, …