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The New Hampshire Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl team warms up before practice in Spartan Stadium at Castleton University in Castleton, Vt. Tuesday, July 28, 2015. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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New Hampshire brings fast-paced spread attack to annual Shrine game

Friday, July 31, 2015

Even before he could worry about the Vermont defense, Greg Gush was concerning himself with his own state – its geography, to be more specific. The coach for the New Hampshire team in Saturday’s Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl had a roster of all-stars, but all-stars coming from all corners of the state. He wanted to take a day to go …

Shrine Game at a glance

Friday, July 31, 2015

What: Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl football game When: Saturday, 5:30 p.m. Where: Castleton State College, Vermont Who: Graduated seniors from New Hampshire and Vermont Series: New Hampshire leads series, 46-13-2, and has won the last 14 games Area players: Brendan Johnson, Andrew Jousset, Bishop Brady; Kyle Milne, Bow; Will Scharlotte, Concord; Jacob Sawyer, Zach Feudner, John Stark; Devon McGrath, Tommy Schneider, MV; Richie …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, July 31, 2015

Golf results Ray Steenbeke and Don Steenbeke Jr. won the two-ball best ball event at Concord Country Club on Thursday with a score of 59. Doug Duval and Larry Cooper shot 60 to tie for second place with Willy Boucher and Peter Mamos. Three teams tied for third place with 62: Dave Mattson and Dick Baxter, Don Young and Bob Granger, and Steve …

NHDES calls for voluntary conservation on Lamprey River Watershed

Thursday, July 30, 2015

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services is requesting residents, homeowners, businesses and others using the Lamprey River Watershed to voluntarily conserve water. This request includes the communities of Northwood and Deerfield. According to a press release by the NHDES, the combination of warm weather and little rain …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Unified golf tourney The Hopkinton Unified golf team (pictured) competed in its first ever tournament at Duston Country Club. John and Danny Miner finished first, Dan Story and Ellie Coe finished second, and Tom O’Dougherty and Lizzie Busby …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Softball runner-up The 14U NH Comets Blue softball team finished runner-up in the Nor’Easter Classic tournament this past weekend. The Comets defeated the New England Vipers, 12-0, the Maine Thunder 15-4, the Lightning Gold, 6-5, and the Comets …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Little League state tournament The Concord 9/10-year-old Little League team beat Goffstown, 5-2, on the first day of the state tournament at Blake Marston Field in Bedford. Brooks Craigue (5.2 IP, 6 Ks) kept Goffstown scoreless for much of the game. Concord scored four runs in the third …

Letter: Ayotte is trying to keep us safe

Monday, July 27, 2015

Remember when nearly half the Senate signed a letter telling Iran we wouldn’t back down on sanctions no matter how much the Obama administration wanted to capitulate? Well, now all the hand-wringing and hyperbolic outrage that transpired seems pretty short-sighted. It looks like Kelly Ayotte and her colleagues …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, July 27, 2015

Javelin champion Concord’s Buzz Gagne won the gold medal Sunday in the javelin at the 2015 USATF Masters National Championship held at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Fla. Gagne threw 166-11 in the 65-69 age group for his 10th National Masters Championship. Duston CC golf Duston …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Golf results Dave Mattson and Tom Bell won the two-ball best ball event at Concord Country Club with a score of 61. DJ Knapton and Mattson tied for second place with Jeff Towle and Dave Perry, both teams shooting a 63. Knapton and Bell took third place with …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, July 24, 2015

Golf result David Prusia, Bill Leber, Craig Sherwell and Gerry Williams placed first in the Mojalaki Senior League event. Wally Strauch, Ed Vigneault, Walter Kulacz and Dave Merwin took second. Al Robertson, John Walker, Nick Pirog and Larry Potter took third. Gil Lambert, George Ewing, Richard Brewster and …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, July 24, 2015

Golf result Dick Baxter and George Shelton won the two-ball best ball event at Concord Country Club shooting a score of 59. Second place went to Bob Granger and Tony Hartigan with a 61, while Steve Murphy and Kevin Hobbs tied Jon Lang and Jay Salamy for third …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Camps/Clinics/Lessons Concord Capitols Football will hold a preseason skills and conditioning clinic every Tuesday and Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Martin Field running until regular practices start. The clinic is free and is open to all football players, Capitols and all others, 3rd grade thru high school. The …