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Swarming defense a strength as New Hampshire readies for Shrine Game against Vermont

Friday, August 1, 2014

Consider David Jackson a convert. The New Hampshire coach for the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl is an offense guy. Has been throughout his career. But after seeing his team at practice, he had to admit it’s the other side of the ball that has him looking for superlatives going into tomorrow’s annual showdown. “I’ve always been offensively minded, I’ve coached defense in the past, but everywhere I’ve gone it’s been … 0

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Friday, August 1, 2014

NEIBL result The Weare Nationals dropped Game 1 of the NEIBL championship series, losing to the Hollis-Brookline Dodgers, 1-0. Callahan Loos pitched a gem for Weare, going 6.2 innings and striking out 16 batters while only allowing two hits. Loos’s lone mistake came when he gave up a solo home run in the fourth inning. Wes Lanphere (two singles, stolen base) led the … 0

AGs Joe Foster, Martha Coakley write to Market Basket after threats to fire workers

Thursday, July 31, 2014

A day after company representatives announced plans to replace employees protesting the ouster of the company’s beloved former CEO, local Market Basket workers say they’re not worried. “It’s just smoke. It’s scare tactics,” said Jason Desjardins, front-end manager for Market Basket on Storrs Street in Concord. “They underestimate how long we’re going to … 1

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

State champions The Concord Little League 9-10-year-old all-stars (above) won the state championship in with a 3-2 victory over Monadnock on Tuesday. Concord will travel to Rhode Island beginning Aug. 1 to represent New Hampshire in the Eastern … 0

Market Baskets in Tilton, Warner running out of produce amid companywide protests

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Mike Leclair is a grocery store manager. He’s not a politician, and not a public speaker, he told a crowd of about a hundred employees, friends and family – and local and state media. He didn’t have a … 10

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Mojalaki CC golf Kathy Kuhn and Lucille Gage placed first in the Mojalaki ladies’ fun league. Mary Reeves and Rosie Dennerly came in second place, with Barbara Wiggin and Cherie Leach placing third. Kathy Kuhn won closest to the pin. Sunset League playoffs The Sunset League is in … 0

LNA students graduate from Lakes Region Community College

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The 2014 Lakes Region Community College Summer Licensed Nursing Assistant graduation was held July 11 in the Academic Commons. The summer graduates are (bottom photo, from left) Suzanne Cronin of Belmont, Madeline Flynn of North Haverhill, Audriana Martinez … 0

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

AAU basketball champions The Granite State Raiders seventh-grade boys’ basketball team won the Liberty Games championship in Schenectady, N.Y., last weekend, completing a 4-0 tournament sweep with a 37-28 victory over Albany Community Charter School. Pictured are: (front … 0

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Monday, July 21, 2014

Delfausse wins double gold Lee Delfausse of Concord dominated the USTA Senior 70s National Tennis Championships at Forest Hills, N.Y., winning two gold balls. Delfausse won the singles by beating Ann Hunt of Charlotte, N.C., 3-6, 6-2 and … 0

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Sunday, July 20, 2014

Youth baseball Bow Sanel Auto Parts defeated Rochester, 11-5, in 13-year-old Cal Ripken action. Thomas MacEachron had a two-run double and Colby Gordon also brought in a pair of runs, while MacEachron picked up the win and Jason Howe played well behind the plate. MacEachron and Ben Kimball … 0

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Saturday, July 19, 2014

Legion baseball Concord Post 21 Senior Legion team improved to 9-6 with a 9-5 victory over Bedford. Jon Lewis led the way on the mound, while numerous hitters contributed. Post 21 has three regular-season games remaining. Youth baseball Bow Sanel Auto Parts fell to Nashua, 9-1. Pete Apgar … 0

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Friday, July 18, 2014

Softball champions The U12 Capital Area All Stars (above) won the District 2 championship. The team: front row (l-r), Sydney Plante, Brooke Carlson, Ashley Plante, Kara Laramee, Autumn Nudd, Kayla Bondra; back row (l-r), Coach Seth Hussey, Ananya … 0

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

U14 softball champs The New Hampshire Comets U14 Red team won the Paul Wilcox Tournament in Keene. The Comets earned the fourth seed from a pool of 13 teams by beating the Bay State Sharks, Rhode Island Rampage … 0