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After a stellar career playing linebacker and offensive line at Concord High, Will Scharlotte (51) will move to tight end at Bentley University starting this fall. On Saturday he'll play linebacker for New Hampshire in the annual Shrine Game against Vermont. (CHS Quarterback Club photo)

Concord High’s Scharlotte practices making new friends in preparation for Shrine Game

Saturday, August 1, 2015

High school rivalries die hard. Just ask Will Scharlotte, a linebacker for the New Hampshire team in the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl, who took a while to get into the Shrine spirit. “I hated some of those kids going into the week,” the former Concord High standout said. “Just because they were on the opposite team.” Seeing those same players …

Shrine Game at a glance

Friday, July 31, 2015

What: Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl football game When: Saturday, 5:30 p.m. Where: Castleton University, Vermont Who: Graduated seniors from N.H. and Vermont On the air: WTPL (107.7 FM), 5:10 p.m. Series: N.H. leads series, 46-13-2 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 Mills, Winnisquam …

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Saturday, August 1, 2015

Golf result Colin Plumb won the Junior Club Championship at the Concord Country Club, shooting a 10-over round of 80 to win the title by four strokes over Caitlyn Lutinski, who finished second with an 84. Sean McDonough took third place with a round of 88, followed by Ronan Lucey (fourth, 91) and Evan Makris (fifth, 98). Concord United 5K The second annual …

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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 …

Leavitt surges to lead in second round of New England Amateur.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Joe Leavitt, fresh off of a runner-up finish in the State Am, took the second-round lead at the New England Amateur Championship, shooting a 5-under 67 to climb to 7 under for the tournament and take a two-stroke lead over Connecticut’s Brian Carlson at Baker Hill Golf Club. …

Gilford’s Houston tied for second after first round of N.E. Amateur

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Gilford’s Chris Houston is the top New Hampshire golfer after the first round of the New England Amateur Championship, firing a 4-under 68 at Baker Hill Golf Club to finish the afternoon tied for second behind Massachusetts’s Matt Parziale, who’s all alone at 7-under. Playing out of Laconia …

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Cal Ripken state champs State champion Suncook Valley All-Stars (pictured) is representing New Hampshire in the 12-year-old Cal Ripken New England Regional Tournament in Dedham, Mass. Suncook Valley went undefeated in both its district and state tournament. In …

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Monday, July 20, 2015

Concord Little League champs The Concord Little League 9/10 All-Stars (pictured) defeated Hooksett in the semifinals and Lamprey River in the finals to win the NH District 2 Little League Championship. Concord will play District 1 champion Goffstown …

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Sunday, July 19, 2015

Babe Ruth states The Concord All-Stars stayed alive in the 13-15-year-old Babe Ruth Baseball state tournament on Saturday, beating Lamprey River, 11-0. Max Lamora, Griffin Gilbert and Jacob Knowles combined for a no-hitter, facing one batter over the minimum over six innings. Offensively, Gabe Tobin went 3-for-3 with …

Letter: Negotiate drug prices

Sunday, July 19, 2015

The retail prices of brand name drugs, drugs that are often used by older Americans, have now risen more than eight times the inflation rate, according to AARP. Americans now pay higher prices for their prescriptions than do citizens of any other developed country. Reportedly, prescription drug spending …

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Saturday, July 18, 2015

Concord City A tennis tourney Due to court conditions on Saturday, the semifinals of the City A tournament were postponed to Sunday. The singles semifinals will be played at 9 a.m. at the Bow Brook Club, with top-ranked Greg Cistulli playing George Lagos and No. 2 Andy Day …

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Friday, July 17, 2015

Softball champs The New Hampshire Comets 10U softball team won the Turn 2 Invitational in Bow, defeating NP Velocity, 5-1, Northeast Hurricanes, 8-0, and Methuen Rangers, 2-0, during pool play. In the elimination round, the Comets defeated the …

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Thursday, July 16, 2015

Babe Ruth champs The Twin Rivers Babe Ruth all-star team went 4-0 in pool play of the District C 15U Babe Ruth Tournament in Bedford this past weekend to win the championship. Players and coaches pictured: front row …