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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

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 players), U9 boys (two players), U8 boys …

Third prison guard accused of trying to cover up incident when inmate’s shirt was allegedly cut

Monday, June 29, 2015

A sergeant in the state’s Department of Corrections became the third officer accused of trying to cover up an incident last year in which a Concord halfway house inmate’s shirt was allegedly sliced with a knife. Gary Burke, 37, of 36 Caveny Drive in Northfield is accused of tampering with the investigation by …

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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 …

Girls’ lacrosse all-state teams announced

Monday, June 15, 2015

Kearsarge’s Anna Stowell, a junior attack, is the lone area girls’ lacrosse player to receive first team all-state recognition, as voted on by the NH Girls’ Lacrosse Coaches Association. Stowell helped lead the Cougars to a 13-3 record and the Division III semifinals before losing to eventual champion …

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Sunday, June 14, 2015

Youth softball Concord NE Outdoor SportsCenter defeated MV Elektrisola in the AAA semifinals. Saraj Jenness pitched well for Outdoor SportsCenter and scored three runs. Delaney Duford had two hits and scored three runs, while Lucy Guilbert-Neal played well at second base. Madison Lane, Jaimes Southworth and Raenna Devone …

High school softball All-State teams released

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Franklin’s Alexis Colpack was named Division III softball Player of the Year, and 13 other area players received First Team All-State recognition, as voted on by the New Hampshire Softball Coaches Association. Concord’s Cassidy Emerson and Deb Morrill were named to the Division I first team. Coe-Brown’s Amanda …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Saturday, June 13, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) won four events and had 11 top-six finishes (New England qualifiers) at the Meet of Champions. 2. COE-BROWN SOFTBALL (9) will play in its third …

People for June 12, 2015

Friday, June 12, 2015

NORTHFIELD Julia Kehr earned a bachelor’s degree from Champlain College in Burlington, Vt. Joseph Kehr, U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class and son of Valerie and Thomas Kehr, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. NORTH SUTTON Andrew Howe earned a …

Merrimack County Sheriff out on leave after cruiser crash

Friday, June 12, 2015

Merrimack County Sheriff Scott Hilliard is recovering from a fractured sternum after crashing a police cruiser near his Northfield home late Sunday night. Hilliard said he swerved to avoid a deer, struck a tree and flipped the car, …

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Friday, June 12, 2015

ASA softball champs The NH Comets 12U Blue went 6-0 to win the Southern Maine Diamond Challenge championship. Offensively, Ellie Frederick (.562, seven RBI), Halle Laramie (.556, three doubles, two triples), Ami Rivera (.556, three doubles, two triples) …

Huckins, McNamara named to Twin State Field Hockey team

Friday, June 12, 2015

Merrimack Valley’s Cassidy Huckins and Winnisquam’s Erin McNamara will represent team New Hampshire at the annual NH/VT Twin State field hockey game on June 26 at 7 p.m. Saint Anselm College. The game pits the top players from New Hampshire’s Class of 2015 against their counterparts from Vermont. …

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Thursday, June 11, 2015

Youth baseball In Concord Northeast Cal Ripken majors action, Banks Chevrolet edged Rowley Agency in the first round of the playoffs. For Rowley, Tyler Wright led the offense, while Jonah Wachter was solid on the mound, fanning five. Trevor Smith led the pitching effort for Banks, while Tyler …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Thursday, June 11, 2015

High school tournaments today Baseball Division III semifinals At Gill Stadium, Manchester No. 4 Hopkinton (16-2) vs. No. 1 Campbell (18-0), 7 p.m. Previous tournament games: Hopkinton blanked No. 13 Gilford, 3-0, and edged No. 5 Somersworth, 6-5. Campbell ousted No. 16 Bow, 10-0, and No. 8 Conant, …