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Letter: A plan for Pembroke hoops

Friday, April 18, 2014

Bring ’em on! It can happen. You become proficient at your trade and the competition will begin accusing you of unfair practices. For instance, start winning at the blackjack table, and the pit boss will watch you to see if you’re counting cards. Record a windfall in the stock market, and surely you have been trading after hours. Win an election by a landslide, the ballot box was stuffed or … 0

High school Stars of the Day

Friday, April 18, 2014

Drew Kalil, Bishop Brady boys’ baseball, 5 IP, one earned run, 8 strikeouts; 2 hits, RBI in 6-5 win Jake Nelson, Hopkinton baseball, 9 strikeouts, 2 hits allowed in 6 innings; 3-for-5, 2 2Bs, 3B, 3 RBI in 11-4 win Anna Stowell, Kearsage girls’ lacrosse, 6 goals in 14-2 victory Josiah Platte, MV boys’ track, won shot put, javelin and discus in MV … 0

High Schools: Brady baseball team gets some relief, and a victory

Friday, April 18, 2014

The Bishop Brady baseball team didn’t stay down for long. After opening its season with a 6-1 loss to Hopkinton on Monday, the Green Giants bounced back and battled their way to a 6-5 victory over feisty Hillsboro-Deering (0-3) yesterday. It was a back-and-forth affair with lead changes throughout. With Brady leading 2-1 … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, April 4, 2014

Basketball clinic The Concord Boys and Girls Club will be starting its eight-week Skills and Drills clinic on Monday. The clinic will be held Mondays and Wednesdays through May 28. The cost of the session is $100. Proof of recent physical and immunization records are also required when … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Camps/clinics/lessons NH GOLF ASSOCIATION will hold a rules of golf clinic Saturday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Beaver Meadow Golf Course in Concord. A $20 fee is charged to defray the cost of lunch. Call John at 540-1631 or email jjelley@nhgolf.com to register. Space is limited. Hillcat Baseball … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

College standout Rebecca Beaulieu of Weare tallied three goals and an assist to lead the Mount Ida women’s lacrosse team to its first GNAC conference victory of the season, a 20-4 win over Anna Maria. ∎ Alissa Toscano of Northwood, a junior on the Keene State women’s track and … 0

Hot Topic: Did coaches go overboard in Pembroke basketball case?

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Among the most interesting debates among Concord Monitor website commenters in recent days has been in response to news that Patrick Welch, a star basketball player at Pembroke Academy, was stripped of an award and banned from two all-star games because of an off-color tweet aimed at the … 4

Pembroke man who drove at police, others gets 10-28 years

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

A Pembroke man has been sentenced to 10 to 28 years in prison for a police chase in which he rammed a police cruiser and was shot in the leg. Prosecutors said in June, 37-year-old Christopher Varagianis was found passed out in a vehicle. When the police arrived … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Youth basketball The Bow boys 5th- and 6th-grade basketball team finished third out of nine teams at the Deerfield Hoop Classic. Bow beat Pittsfield, 47-40, behind 20 points from Steven Guerrette and 16 points from Shaun Lover. Cooper Larrabee played solid defense and 4th-graders Andrew Driscoll, Matthew Lamy … 0

Associated Grocers of New England receives worker training grant

Monday, March 31, 2014

Associated Grocers of New England Inc. of Pembroke is one of six New Hampshire companies to receive matching grant funds for worker training. Associated Grocers received a matching grant of $6,190 to train six employees for commercial driver’s licenses, using Lakes Region Community College. The total of all … 0

Letter: State of hypocrites

Monday, March 31, 2014

A while back there was talk of altering the New Hampshire slogan. I have a suggestion: How about Live Free and Hypocrize? We fight bringing casino gambling to our state as not being the “New Hampshire Way.” Yet we salivate over the returns from the lottery. We brag … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Youth hockey The New Hampshire Distributors, Inc. Concord Capitals Squirt 2 hockey team defeated Groton, Mass., 3-2, in a shootout in Valley League playoff action. Heath Mann and Zan Alberici scored for Concord. Jake Marcoux had an assist. Ben Bourgault and Brian McDonough scored for Concord in the … 0

Letter: Poor coverage

Sunday, March 30, 2014

The Monitor’s coverage of the tragic Boston fire last week was pathetic. I can’t imagine a fire that occurred at 2 p.m. could have been covered so poorly because of a deadline. This is one more reason why people rely on other news services and not the Monitor. … 0