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Concord's Tyler Martel manuvers around Exeter defender Luke Dushart at Memorial Field in Concord on Saturday, April 18, 2015.

(CAMERON JOHNSON / Monitor staff)

High schools: Kearsarge boys, Coe-Brown girls win Pelham Invitational

Saturday, April 18, 2015

The Kearsarge boys and Coe-Brown girls both took positive steps toward defending their respective state titles with comfortable victories at yesterday’s Pelham Invitational, which featured more than over 20 schools. The Cougars, a Division III school, were particularly impressive against mostly D-II opponents, winning five events. Kearsarge tallied 93 points for the victory over Sanborn (56), with D-I Winnacunnet (41), …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, April 18, 2015

JV results The Hopkinton JV baseball team (3-0) scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh to beat Bow, 6-5. Zach Berliner (2-for-2, two RBI) hit a line drive to center with two outs in the seventh to score two runs to tie the game. Conall Cronin had the game-winning RBI, plating Berliner. Kenny Andrew got the win in relief and had …

High school Player of the Season for boys’ Alpine skiing

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Bradshaw Underhill SCHOOL: Kearsarge Regional High HONORS/STATS: The freshman placed second in both the slalom and the giant slalom at the Division III championships to lead Kearsarge to a runner-up team finish. THREE FAVORITE THINGS: Soccer, skiing and hanging out with my friends D escribe this past season in one word. Unbelievable How …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Players needed NH Lightning softball 14U Blue ASA team is looking for additional players to fill its 2014-15 roster. Email georgefrench@tds.net or call 381-1239. Chichester AAU girls’ basketball program is looking for a few players for its 6th-grade team. The Granite State Crush is holding practices on Mondays …

People for April 4, 2015

Friday, April 3, 2015

WARNER Kristopher Bosela participated in alternative spring break with Ithaca College. Bosela, a junior clinical health studies major, worked at Kiptopeke State Park in Virginia. WEARE Rebecca Beaulieu was named to the dean’s list at Mount Ida College for the fall semester. She is a funeral home management …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, April 3, 2015

Charity golf event Seacoast Express United will host its first charity golf event to raise money for its scholarship fund May 5 at Pembroke Pines in Pembroke. SEU has a long-standing policy of not rejecting a youth player due to finances and gives more than $25,000 in assistance …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Soccer champs The Loudon Freedom girls’ U16 soccer team captured the NH President’s Cup title over the weekend at New England College. The girls posted a record of 3-0 in their championship run, outscoring their opponents 10-1. The …

Announcements: Sign up for spring YMCA sessions

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

CONCORD YMCA sign-ups Sign-ups for the community for the Spring II session begin April 6 at the Concord Family YMCA. Find programs and activities to meet your goals for fitness, well-being and fun. Stop by the Welcome Center, call 228-9622 or visit atconcordymca.org for more information. Wear blue …

Goal met with wine and cheese, auction

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

The Circle of Friends of the Pillsbury Free Library in Warner wish to thank the many people who attended our Wine and Cheese/Silent Auction event held at the library the evening of March 21. The library was packed …

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 …

Belmont-Gilford’s Hurst named D-III hockey Player of the Year

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Brogan Hurst, a senior defenseman for the Belmont-Gilford hockey team, was named Division III Player of the Year after leading the Bulldogs to their first championship. Hurst scored eight goals with 22 assists in 18 regular-season games and established himself as the top defenseman in D-III. Teammate Caleb …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Youth basketball The Bow L 3/4 girls’ basketball team (pictured) won the 12th annual Deerfield Basketball Tournament, defeating Deerfield in the championship game, 16-13. Offensively, Bow (20-4) was led by Elle Pingree (eight points), Lyndsey Laperle (six) and …

Letter: A failure to lead

Monday, March 30, 2015

President Obama commissioned the Simpson-Bowles study to find ways to have the federal government put policies in place to create more 40-hour-per-week jobs with growth in wages and salaries. He could exercise leadership and work with the Congress to institute the policies, but instead has chosen to ignore …