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Winnisquam grad Wakefield signs professional baseball contract

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Former Plymouth State University baseball player Ryan Wakefield, a Sanbornton native, signed a professional contract with the Washington Wild Things of the Frontier League last week. The 2009 graduate of Winnisquam Regional High is the first Plymouth State alum to sign a professional contract in the last 25 years. In his final season at Plymouth, Wakefield helped lead the Panthers …

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Hockey champs The Eastern Bank Concord Capitals Squirt 1s (pictured) won the New England Region Squirt Tier 1 hockey championship. The Capitals went undefeated in the tournament, beating the Boston Stars, the Green Mountain Glades and the Waltham Express twice. The Capitals defeated the Connecticut Wolfpack, 7-1, in the final. The Concord players …

Belmont-Gilford’s Hurst named D-III hockey Player of the Year

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Brogan Hurst, a senior defenseman for the Belmont-Gilford hockey team, was named Division III Player of the Year after leading the Bulldogs to their first championship. Hurst scored eight goals with 22 assists in 18 regular-season games and established himself as the top defenseman in D-III. Teammate Caleb Drouin, a forward, earned First Team honors, while Andrew D’Amour made Second Team and James …

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Youth basketball The Bow L 3/4 girls’ basketball team (pictured) won the 12th annual Deerfield Basketball Tournament, defeating Deerfield in the championship game, 16-13. Offensively, Bow (20-4) was led by Elle Pingree (eight points), Lyndsey Laperle (six) and …

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Monday, March 30, 2015

College standouts Several area athletes stood out for the Franklin Pierce University track & field team at this weekend’s Snowflake Classic at Tufts. Colton Ham, a junior from Webster, took second in the 3,000 in 9:01.95, while Concord’s B.J. Smith was seventh in 9:36.03. Loudon’s Chris Bohi was …

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Sunday, March 29, 2015

Cap City hoop academy Cap City Basketball Academy will hold a five-week skills and drills clinic beginning today for children of all skill levels from kindergarten to grade 12. The clinics will be held at Bishop Brady High on consecutive Sundays with the exception of Easter weekend, when …

Announcements: Bereavement support counseling

Saturday, March 28, 2015

LACONIA Bereavement support Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice is offering free seven-week bereavement support groups in two locations beginning in April. One group will meet in Laconia on Thursdays and the other group will meet in Wolfeboro on Tuesdays. Support groups give people the opportunity to discuss …

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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Cap City hoop academy Cap City Basketball Academy will hold a five-week skills and drills clinic beginning tomorrow for children of all skill levels from kindergarten to grade 12. The clinics will be held at Bishop Brady High on consecutive Sundays with the exception of Easter weekend, when …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, March 27, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING (6) beat all comers at the NH Series Coaches Races and dominated its sport like no other team. 2. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ BASKETBALL (1) lived up to the preseason hype with a 22-0 record and a …

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Friday, March 27, 2015

603 Elite basketball 603 Elite will be holding spring-session basketball workouts at New England College every Saturday starting April 4 and running six weeks through May 9. Boys and girls in grades 6-12 are invited to come work on their game. Girls’ sessions will be from 10 a.m.-noon, …

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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Youth basketball The Concord Boys and Girls Club 3rd- and 4th-grade boys’ basketball team finished runner-up in the Deerfield Hoop Classic. The team finished the tournament with a record of 5-2. Team members were Zanis Lauris, Max Leahy, Henry Smalley, Addie Kernen, Yves Mugiraneza, Shondell Hadley, Danny Revellese …

Sanbornton’s Cote disappointed, but determined after release from Yankees

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Jordan Cote found out Monday morning. He was in Tampa going through his spring training routine with the Yankees when he was called into a meeting with the organization’s new vice president of baseball operations, Gary Denbo, Denbo’s …

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Road race The Loudon Lions Club is hosting its 10th annual Angels 5k road race and fitness walk. It will be held May 1 at 6:15 p.m. and take place at Merrimack Valley High School. Visit angel5k.com or coolrunning.com, or register in person the day of the race. …