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Capsule outlook of the area’s high school boys’ soccer teams

Friday, August 29, 2014

High school boys’ soccer outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Christian Gompert (3rd year) Last year: 5-9-3, reached first round Returning starters: Trey Berry, sr., D; Josh Conrad, sr., D; Garrett Kunz, sr., MF; Isaac Nowland, sr., MF; Spencer Nowland, sr., F; Jayson Cleveland, jr., F; Liam Clinch, jr., MF; Jake Dunkerley, jr., F; Ethan Barbeau, so., D; Corbin LeBlanc, so., G Top newcomers: “We have a handful of new players … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, August 29, 2014

Funds for Education golf tournament The Funds for Education Golf Tournament was held Aug. 6 at Beaver Meadow Golf Course, with the victory going to Mark Coen, Matt Levins, Jackson Bouley and Jim Bouley (above). Joe Kasper, Derek Pabst, Andy Tabor and Dave Pabst took second, while Brian Hoffman, John Holm, Bob Bowers … 0

With Market Basket back in business, employees are all smiles

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Enxhi Shtino could have been at the beach yesterday. But she was at work, and smiling all the brighter because it had been almost a month since she last donned her blue smock and stood behind a cash register at Market Basket. “Being here is better than the beach,” she said. “Everyone is … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 2, 2014

NEIBL result The Weare Nationals lost two games to the Hollis-Brookline Dodgers, 1-0 and 6-0, as the Dodgers took the NEIBL title this weekend. H-B scored four runs in the fourth inning and held the Nationals to three hits (one each from Callahan Loos, Wesley Lamphere and Kevin … 0

Sanbornton’s Van Tassel will jump from football field to basic training

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Dakota Van Tassel had several options to choose from. College was one. Playing football in college was another. There was a third choice, however, one that the former Winnisquam lineman and wrestler had had in mind for years. … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Nor’Easters Classic champs The New Hampshire Comets 16U Blue team (above) won the championship of the Nor’Easters Classic Tournament in Laconia. The Comets defeated the Middlesex Rapid Fire, 4-3; the Northeast Hurricanes Black, 6-0; and the Methuen Rangers, … 0

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 … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

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 … 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 … 3

Letter: The orange box

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Anybody who watches any news broadcast on television, is (I hope) aware that the so-called “black boxes” that are vital to the investigation of an airplane crash are orange, not black. The flight data recorder and the cockpit voice recorder are both painted a brilliant orange to make … 0

Market Basket turmoil disrupts plans for Warner liquor outlet

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The shutdown of Market Basket locations across New England has stalled conversations about a new New Hampshire Liquor & Wine Outlet in Warner. New Hampshire Liquor Commission officials had been speaking with a real estate administrator for the Massachusetts-based grocery chain but those conversations are “on hold given … 6

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

NEIBL Eastern Conference finals Weare defeated the Londonderry Red Wings, 7-6, in 11 innings to claim the NEIBL Eastern Conference title. Garrett Kearney (2-for-3, two walks, steal) scored the game-winning run off a Ryan Thompson (2-for-6) base hit. Kearney reached base on a leadoff single in the 11th … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Youth baseball Hillsboro/Pembroke beat Weare, 6-1, in the first round of the Granite State Baseball Wood Bat League. H/P was led by pitcher Dominic Downs, who threw a two-hitter with nine strikeouts and no walks, striking out five of the first six batters of the game and retiring … 0