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"A" Division champions East Concord Grass Roots

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Basketball champions The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Concord recently held its men’s summer league championship games. In the A Division championship game, East Concord Grass Roots (pictured, left) completed an undefeated season defeating New Heights Roofing, 93-70. ECGR was led by Jimmy Thorpe (31 points), Coleton Neely (26 points) and Jackson Riel (18 points). New Heights was led by Luis Grullon (23 points) and Jordan Fithian (21 points). In the C Division championship game, Shumway Construction (pictured, right) completed an undefeated season by defeating Pete’s Painting, 74-68. Taylor Caron (36 points) and Todd Shackelford (14 points) paced Shumway. Jason Gabor (18 points) and …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

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. …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school girls’ soccer teams

Friday, August 28, 2015

High school girls’ soccer outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Josh Hils (11th year) Last year: 15-4-0, reached semifinals Returning starters: Katie Clinch, jr., MF; Molly DeTrude, sr., B; Christen Gallant, sr., F; Kayla Patten, sr., B/MF; Kaitlyn Ross, sr., B Top newcomers: Mackenzie Daly, fr., G/MF; Emily Olofson, fr., B; Hannah Daly, jr., …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, August 28, 2015

Golf result Jon Ruggles and Jon Lang won the two-ball best ball event on Thursday at Concord Country Club with a 58. Second place, with a score of 60, went to Charlie Blake and Jon Lang, while Kevin Hobbs and Joe Drinon took third place with a score …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school boys’ soccer teams

Thursday, August 27, 2015

High school boys’ soccer outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Christian Gompert (4th year) Last year: 15-2-0, reached quarterfinals Returning starters: Jayson Cleveland, sr., F; Liam Clinch, sr., MF; Jake Dunkerley, sr., F; Ethan Barbeau, jr., D; Corbin LeBlanc, …

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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Golf results Jean VerPlanck, Brenda Thomas, Mary Hogan and Terry Blake won the Best of Four tournament at the Concord Country Club with a total score of 130. Tied for second place with rounds of 134 were the teams of Nancy Calder, Andy Jalbert, Cheryl Murphy and Carol …

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Rec soccer signups Co-ed recreational soccer for seventh- and eighth-graders for the towns of Boscawen, Loudon, Penacook, Salisbury and Webster will be held Thursday from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Penacook Elementary School. Contact Tami Porter at penacooksoccer@yahoo.com or 724-3280 for information. Yoga class Pembroke Recreation will sponsor a …

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Golf city champions The 2015 Concord Men’s City Championship was played at Beaver Meadow Golf Course and Canterbury Woods Country Club on Saturday and Sunday. Bob Landry (pictured) of Loudon CC won the gross championship, shooting a two-day …

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Monday, August 24, 2015

Youth football The Concord Capitols U11 5th-grade football team opened the season with a 6-2 victory over Windham on Sunday. The Capitols scored the game-winning touchdown on a long pass from Matt O’Rourke to Peter Reid with 40 seconds left in the game. The Capitols defense led the …

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Sunday, August 23, 2015

Golf results Chris and Jake Sullivan came in first place with a score of 45 in Concord Country Club’s annual Parent Child event on Saturday. Bill and Kelly Varnell, and Chris and Cam Brown tied for second place with a 48, followed by Shane and Caitlyn Clark (50) …

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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 …

People for Aug. 20, 2015

Thursday, August 20, 2015

BELMONT Ken Knowlton received a community service award from the Lakes Region Planning Commission for providing 17 years of guidance and leadership to the Belmont Conservation Commission and leading a successful program to increase the amount of preserved land within Belmont by more than 700 acres. NORTHFIELD Melissa …