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People for April 2, 2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

EPSOM Karyn Veinotte was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Maine at Farmington. GILFORD Emily Lamot was inducted to the Alpha Chi Epsilon chapter of Lakes Region Community College Phi Theta Kappa honor society. Daniel Wright graduated from James Madison University with a degree in sports and recreation management. HENNIKER Jessie Osgood was selected to serve as a delegate to the annual U.S. …

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 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

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 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Twin State Baseball Classic After an 11-year hiatus, the Twin State Baseball Classic, featuring many of the top high school seniors from Vermont and New Hampshire, will return to the diamond. Originally held from 1983 to 2004, the renewal of Twin State Baseball Classic will take place at …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Boys’ hockey Division I semifinals At JFK Coliseum, Manchester No. 3 Concord (14-4-1) vs. No. 2 Pinkerton (14-3-2), 5:30 p.m. Previous tournament games: Concord edged No. 6 St. Thomas, 2-1. Pinkerton escaped No. 7 Exeter, 2-1 in overtime. Head to head: Pinkerton beat the Tide, 3-0, in early …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Basketball champions The Blue Knights Christa McAuliffe No. 2 team defeated Broken Ground No. 2, 25-19, to win the Concord Recreation 5th- and 6th-grade boys’ basketball championship. Pictured: front row (l-r), Tanner Reale, Rafe Pollack, David Bean, Will …

D-II boys’ basketball: MV tastes tournament victory for first time in 13 years

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

It has been 4,758 days. The last time the Merrimack Valley boys’ basketball team won a playoff game was on Feb. 28, 2002. Kevin O’Brien, the Pride’s current head coach who is in his second year back coaching …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Seacoast United College Showcase The Seacoast Express United U18 Girls competed in the Seacoast United College Showcase this past weekend and finished as the finalist in their U18 group. Seacoast Express beat the first two teams from Massachusetts and Connecticut at SNHU to advance to the final at …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, March 9, 2015

Youth basketball In the Concord Parks and Recreation 5th/6th boys’ basketball championship game, the Blue Knights Christa McAuliffe-2 team defeated the Black Broken Ground-2 team, 25-19. Tanner Reale led the winners with nine points, David Bean had six points and Colby Gourley played excellent and added three points. …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Monday, March 9, 2015

Boys’ basketball Division II first round No. 14 Souhegan (6-12) at No. 3 Bishop Brady (14-4), 7 p.m. Head to head: Brady beat the Sabers on the road, 76-60. Notes: When the teams met in mid-February, Brady was in the midst of a five-game winning streak. The Giants …

Northfield: Voters to consider future restorations for roads, historic church

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Voters in Northfield this year will determine the fate of the historic Union Church, first gifted to the town more than 200 years ago. Located on Sandogardy Pond Road just north of the Canterbury town line, the church is one of the items on the warrant for Saturday’s …

High schools: Thomas scores 1,000th, but Bishop Brady girls upset by Goffstown

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Bishop Brady senior Sarah Thomas passed the 1,000-point plateau last night when she buried a 3-pointer early in the second quarter of the Green Giants’ Division II quarterfinal against No. 6 Goffstown. It was a landmark moment for …

Widmann, Mills finish among top six in New England

Sunday, March 8, 2015

John Stark’s Nick Widmann and Winnisquam’s Richie Mills advanced to the medal rounds, finishing among the top six, in yesterday’s New England wrestling championships in North Andover, Mass. Widmann wrestled to fourth place in the 132-pound division, while Mills finished fifth at 170 pounds. Concord wrestlers George Tarwo …