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Winnisquam grad Wakefield signs professional baseball contract

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Former Plymouth State University baseball player Ryan Wakefield, a Sanbornton native, signed a professional contract with the Washington Wild Things of the Frontier League last week. The 2009 graduate of Winnisquam Regional High is the first Plymouth State alum to sign a professional contract in the last 25 years. In his final season at Plymouth, Wakefield helped lead the Panthers …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Hockey champs The Eastern Bank Concord Capitals Squirt 1s (pictured) won the New England Region Squirt Tier 1 hockey championship. The Capitals went undefeated in the tournament, beating the Boston Stars, the Green Mountain Glades and the Waltham Express twice. The Capitals defeated the Connecticut Wolfpack, 7-1, in the final. The Concord players …

artists display work at Local businesses

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

A rea artists will be displaying their work at businesses across the region. Above : Rachel Paul of Henniker, Paul Ducret of Manchester, Nancy Jarvis of Concord, Mary Crump of Concord, Therese DesRosiers of Manchester, Howard Muscott of Amherst, Linda Feinberg of Manchester and Judy Gelinas of Manchester were selected as March artists …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Basketball champs The Concord Boys & Girls Club 7/8 boys’ travel team completed a 27-3 season en route to capturing the Division 1 Manchester Suburban Basketball League Championship. Concord defeated Derry B&G Club, Hampstead, Goffstown in the semifinals …

Winnisquam School District: Voters to consider budget increase, school renovations

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Health insurance increases are the biggest driver of an increase in the proposed budget for Winnisquam Regional School District this year. On Saturday, voters will consider a $24.3 million proposal from the district’s budget committee. That’s a 1.44 percent increase over last year, largely due to a roughly …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Men’s hockey champs Buffalo Wild Wings defeated Cimo’s, 7-3, to claim the Capital City Hockey League championship. BWW was led by Corey Laroche’s five-goal performance as Dan Arndt and Dillon Emerson also scored. BWW goaltender Tyler Ingerson made …

Brady’s Bell, MV’s Kimball are Players of the Year as basketball All-State teams announced

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Bishop Brady’s Jourdain Bell and Merrimack Valley’s Mayson Kimball were named Division II Player of the Year in boys’ and girls’ basketball, respectively, by the New Hampshire Basketball Coaches Organization. Joe Vachon, after leading the Coe-Brown girls to an undefeated championship season, was named Coach of the Year …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, March 16, 2015

Youth hockey The Beauregard Equipment Concord Capitals Squirt 3 hockey team (pictured) ended its season by winning the Seacoast Hockey League S5 Tournament, defeating Oyster River, 6-2, in the final. Goals were scored by AJ Fennelly (two), Nick …

At Tilton’s Loft, fitness obstacles a way to build mental, physical strength

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Ten years ago, a business like The Loft wouldn’t have opened. There’s a simple reason for this, said Bob Callahan, who owns the Tilton Sports Center, where the obstacle course-style fitness center just opened. “This sport didn’t even …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, March 15, 2015

College standout Rebecca Beaulieu of Weare scored two goals as she helped the Mount Ida girls’ lacrosse team defeat Simmons College, 10-9. Youth hockey The Beauregard Equipment Concord Capitals Squirt 3 team defeated Mount Washington Valley, 3-2, in overtime. Dan Chase had two goals while Nick Martel had …

Division II boys’ basketball: Dominant Green Giants punch ticket to final four

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Bishop Brady was in total control when Brendan Johnson made the play. The Brady senior blocked a jump shot early in the fourth quarter, ripping the ball from Windham’s Joe Frake with just one hand. Johnson came to …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Bow High sports Bow High School athletes and families are invited to the Winter Athletic Awards Night Tuesday starting at 7 p.m. Spring sports registrations are now open. Register online atfamilyid.com. Registrations will close March 23 at noon. Franklin road race The Franklin Animal Shelter is holding its …

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Girls’ hockey Division I championship At Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester No. 3 Bishop Brady-Trinity (14-6-0) vs. No. 1 Hanover (17-1-1), 10 a.m. Previous tournament games: Bishop Brady-Trinity edged rival Concord, the No. 6 seed, 2-1, and overcame No. 2 Berlin-Gorham, 4-2. Hanover ousted No. 5 Lebanon, 5-1, after …