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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Softball champions The New Hampshire Comets 10U team swept a two-game series against Northeast Heat to claim the 10U NH ASA Junior Olympic championship for the second straight year. The Comets were led by the pitching performance of Kaitlyn Boelter (six innings, 16 strikeouts, three walks and no hits allowed) and Penelope Ayotte (five innings, 12 strikeouts, five walks and …

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Youth baseball In Manchester Colt League playoff action, Cobb Hill Construction Royals from Bow defeated the Twins, 11-4. Brendan Winch pitched five strong innings. The Royals banged out 13 hits, with Vin Peterson (three hits), Cole Johnson, Anthony Celenza and Chase Graham (two hits each) leading the way. Players needed Seacoast Express United is looking for additional players for its U13 boys (two …

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Sunday, June 28, 2015

Softball champs The NH Comets U16 White softball team captured the Paul Wilcox Memorial U16 Tournament in Keene. Members of the championship team are: (front row, l-r) Brooke Palmer, Katelyn Hill, Molly Tinker, Katlyn Coulter, Hanne Nichols; (back row, l-r) Bill Varnell, Felicia Walalis, Kaylee Marshe, Kelsey Fisher, Maddison Urizandi, Kiara Roberge, Bethany …

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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 …

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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Bow majors champs The Pizza Man Nationals (pictured) beat the Concord Orthopedic Pirates, 13-1, to claim the Bow Cal Ripken majors division trophy. For the Nationals, pitchers Matt Lamy and Matt Selleck only need a combined total of …

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Monday, June 8, 2015

High school tennis A pair of Concord High tennis doubles teams are headed to the state semifinals after moving through early-round action yesterday. The boys’ top-seeded team of Justin Toler and Thomas Bengtson won their first match by injury default, blanked a team from Moultonborough, 8-0, then survived …

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Sunday, June 7, 2015

Youth baseball Complete Car Care defeated Sal’s Pizza/Kiwanis, 4-3. For Complete Car Care, Tommy Duhaime pitched five strong innings, striking out six for the win. Zack Morrissey (3-for-3, two steals) pitched great in relief for the save. Tyler Simpson anchored the defense behind the plate, turning a double …

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Saturday, June 6, 2015

Youth baseball Gilford Cantins defeated MV Kearsarge Concrete, 7-4, in Cal Ripken majors action. Hunter Drew had two hits, including a ground-rule double, and Eli Gove scored two runs to lead the MV Kearsarge offense. Gabe Marquis had a triple and Silas Dougherty added a hit and made …

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Friday, June 5, 2015

National rowing champ Emilie Muller (pictured) of Concord, a junior on the Bates College rowing team, recently helped the school win its first-ever NCAA team championship as a member of the women’s rowing team in the varsity eight. …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, June 5, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) piled up 151 points (2nd-place Pelham had 66) to win its fourth straight D-II title. 2. JOHN STARK BOYS’ LAX (4) is 13-1, No. 3 …

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Thursday, June 4, 2015

Youth baseball The Chen Yang Li Orioles defeated the Pine Lane Farm Rattlers, 8-7, in Cal Ripken Minors baseball play. Both sides had shutout pitching from their starters: Evan Cook (two innings) for the Orioles and Jonah Klingler (three innings) for the Rattlers. Noah Aframe and Gavin Davies …

Letter: What did FIFA do?

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

The international soccer association owns the TV rights to soccer games played by teams that have joined their leagues. It can sell those rights to anyone it pleases. Why should anyone be surprised if money changes hands? TV networks pay billions for the rights to broadcast NFL games …

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Youth softball Joe King’s from Bow defeated Concord Sports Center in AAA action. Sophia Hacon and Hazel Fredette led Joe King’s on offense. Carlee Davis pitched well and Amelia Clark made a great catch on a pop-up at second base. For Concord Sports Center, Sarah Jenness pitched a …