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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, April 26, 2015

JV result The Concord boys’ JV lacrosse team evened its record at 2-2 with a 5-3 victory over Salem. Connor Sackos and Ben Hicks had goals that put Concord ahead to stay. The defense played another stellar game, backstopped by Liam O’Brian in goal. Youth lacrosse The Concord Crush Black beat Crush Orange, 7-2, in girls’ U9 lacrosse action. For Black, Erin Keville assisted a Becca Barnard goal, and Katie …

Letters for Literature semi-finalists named

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Only 68 semi-finalists for the Letters about Literature competition were named out of 776 students. Students were challenged to write a letter to an author explaining how the author’s work changed their views on the world or themselves. Finalists for elementary, middle and high school levels will be named by the end of the month. Winners will receive $100 from the Center for …

High schools: Track teams jump right in at MV Invitational

Saturday, April 25, 2015

PENACOOK – Yesterday’s Merrimack Valley Invitational, a 32-team non-scoring meet, provided an opportunity for athletes to compete in all 18 track and field events. That chance to compete didn’t come a moment too soon. Just ask any high jumper. Or pole vaulter. Or for that matter, the entire Kearsarge track team. Kearsarge’s Zach …

Redesign of dangerous Pembroke intersection begins this week

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Construction by the Department of Transportation begins this week on an intersection deemed dangerous on Route 3 in Pembroke. Two streets perpendicular to Route 3 – Pembroke Hill Road and Bow Lane – are currently staggered as they …

High school boys: Tide baseball rallies for opening day win over Winnacunnet

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The Concord baseball team entered the season with question marks everywhere – the batter’s box, the pitcher’s mound, and every position from one through nine. One day won’t answer all of those questions. But for the Crimson Tide, …

High school girls: Concord softball wins home game away from home

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

A couple of big defensive plays, a couple of big offensive plays, and the Concord High softball team walked away from its “home” game in Hampton with a 5-3 season-opening victory over Winnacunnet yesterday. “They played hard, played pretty well,” Concord Coach Duke Sawyer said. “We hit well, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Youth hockey champs The Concord Capitals New England Grocers Bantam 1 team (pictured) defeated the Tewksbury Redmen, 7-1, to claim the Valley Hockey League Elite National Championship. The Caps scored three goals in the first four minutes and …

High school Stars of the Day

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Christian McLellan, Concord baseball, double, triple, 3 RBI in 10-7 win Katherine Muzzey, Concord softball, 3-for-3, walk, run, RBI from leadoff spot in 5-3 win Dave Nelson, Hopkinton baseball, 7k in 4 IP in 5-1 win Adam Bryant, Concord boys’ tennis, 8-0 wins at singles and doubles Laura …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, April 13, 2015

Hockey champs The Wells Fargo Concord Capitals Squirt 2 hockey team (pictured) went undefeated in the Valley League Squirt 2 East Championship. The Capitals beat Stoneham Squirt 2, 4-2, to capture the American East title. Brendan Marcoux scored …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school baseball teams

Sunday, April 12, 2015

High school baseball outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Sean Ashley (2nd year back) Last year: 9-8, reached first round Returning starters: Mac Struthers, sr., SS; Adam Edin, sr., P/3B; Sam Langdon, sr., IF/OF; Noah Dubois, jr., IF/P; Brody …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school softball teams

Sunday, April 12, 2015

High school softball outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Tim Tenasco (14 th year) Last year: 18-2, D-II champion Returning starters: Amanda Riley, sr., SS; Kianna Daudelin, sr., P; Holly Donohue, sr., CF; Caitlin Foley, sr., 3B; Jesse Ohrenberger, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, April 12, 2015

College standouts Hopkinton’s Sam Hill broke his own school record in the 110-meter hurdles while adding a top-10 finish in the 400-meter hurdles as the Massachusetts Maritime men’s outdoor track and field team performed well at the Connecticut College Silfen Invitational. Hill’s time of 16.72 in the 110 …

Town Crier for April 12, 2015

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Allenstown Learn about the town’s past ∎ The Allenstown Historical Society will hold its annual History Day on Wednesday from 2:30 to 4 p.m. for the public to come in and view old photos and artifacts. ∎ The Suncook Senior Center will hold its annual Volunteer Appreciation Celebration on Wednesday …