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Swarming defense a strength as New Hampshire readies for Shrine Game against Vermont

Friday, August 1, 2014

Consider David Jackson a convert. The New Hampshire coach for the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl is an offense guy. Has been throughout his career. But after seeing his team at practice, he had to admit it’s the other side of the ball that has him looking for superlatives going into tomorrow’s annual showdown. “I’ve always been offensively minded, I’ve coached defense in the past, but everywhere I’ve gone it’s been … 0

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Friday, August 1, 2014

NEIBL result The Weare Nationals dropped Game 1 of the NEIBL championship series, losing to the Hollis-Brookline Dodgers, 1-0. Callahan Loos pitched a gem for Weare, going 6.2 innings and striking out 16 batters while only allowing two hits. Loos’s lone mistake came when he gave up a solo home run in the fourth inning. Wes Lanphere (two singles, stolen base) led the … 0

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

NEIBL Eastern Conference finals Weare defeated the Londonderry Red Wings, 7-6, in 11 innings to claim the NEIBL Eastern Conference title. Garrett Kearney (2-for-3, two walks, steal) scored the game-winning run off a Ryan Thompson (2-for-6) base hit. Kearney reached base on a leadoff single in the 11th and advanced on a steal and sacrifice bunt by Wesley Lamphere. Kevin Smith (3-for-5, three … 0

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Saturday, July 12, 2014

Youth softball The Capital Area Babe Ruth U12 All-Star team, consisting of players from Concord, Merrimack Valley and Hopkinton, won the District 2 U12 championship by defeating the Central NH All-Stars 2-1 in a best-of-three format. Capital Area won the first game, 2-0, behind the outstanding pitching of … 0

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Saturday, July 12, 2014

Golf results The team of Asa Stoykovich, Jordan Dustin, Tim Pitman and William Scrivens (pictured, l-r, with Coach and Counselor Samantha Reed) scrambled to a 3-under par 33 and defeated the team of Jeremiah Barry, Stenny Kula, Ben … 0

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Friday, July 11, 2014

Tournament champions The Concord Cannons Prospects 16U baseball team (pictured above) improved to 20-6 thanks to three consecutive tournament championships. The Cannons won the War at the Shore tournament in Lyme, Conn.; the Franklin Pierce Invitational in Rindge; … 0

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Thursday, July 10, 2014

District tourney baseball Concord defeated Merrimack, 14-4, in pool-play action of the Concord Babe Ruth League 14-year-old district tournament. The Concord offense was led by Ryan Tessier (two hits, double), Sal Rinaldi (three RBI), Noah Giffard (two hits) and Gavin Moody (two hits). John Taranovich and Steven Drewes … 0

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Concord City A tennis Three of the top four seeds were upset in quarterfinals singles action in the Concord City A Tennis Tournament at Bow Brook yesterday. Teddy Pince defeated top-seeded Mark Blaisdell, 6-2 and 6-4; Greg Cistulli defeated second-seeded Ron Lafond, 6-4 and 7-5; Kevin Phelps defeated … 0

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Youth baseball The Weare Nationals defeated the Nashua Chiefs, 9-5, in NEIBL action. Tyler Gamache went 3-for-3 with two doubles, four RBI, two runs and a stolen base. CJ Coughlin went 2-for-3 with a run scored and a stolen base. Ryan Thompson went 1-for-2 with an RBI, run … 0

Local students awarded Comcast scholarship

Monday, July 7, 2014

A group of local students were honored at the New Hampshire State House as recipients of Comcast’s $1,000 Leaders and Achievers scholarship for academic achievement, leadership potential and commitment to community service. The local students who received the … 0

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Sunday, July 6, 2014

Golf results Ed Dalton and Ken Feldman took low honors in the Best Ball Tournament at Concord Country Club yesterday with a round of 10-under par 60. Bob Granger partnered with Ron Landry and Chuck Catcher with rounds of 61 and 62, respectively. Pete Annon and Quinn Hogan … 0

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Saturday, July 5, 2014

Concord CC golf Jan Monahan won the flag tournament at Concord Country Club with her flag ending 16 feet away on the 19th hole. Ron Landry had his flag end up over the green to finish second, while Jim Steenbeke finished third with his flag ending up in … 0

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Friday, July 4, 2014

Babe Ruth district tourney Concord Babe Ruth League is hosting a 14-year-old district tournament from Tuesday through Saturday at several sites. All games begin at 5:30 p.m. The schedule: Tuesday, Concord vs. Manchester at Memorial Field, Hudson vs. Merrimack at Rollins Park; Wednesday, Merrimack vs. Concord at Memorial … 0