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"A" Division champions East Concord Grass Roots

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Basketball champions The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Concord recently held its men’s summer league championship games. In the A Division championship game, East Concord Grass Roots (pictured, left) completed an undefeated season defeating New Heights Roofing, 93-70. ECGR was led by Jimmy Thorpe (31 points), Coleton Neely (26 points) and Jackson Riel (18 points). New Heights was led by Luis Grullon (23 points) and Jordan Fithian (21 points). In the C Division championship game, Shumway Construction (pictured, right) completed an undefeated season by defeating Pete’s Painting, 74-68. Taylor Caron (36 points) and Todd Shackelford (14 points) paced Shumway. Jason Gabor (18 points) and …

Town Crier for Aug. 30, 2015

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Allenstown Volunteers needed to help at the community table ∎ The Knights of Columbus will sponsor a blood drive Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Parish Hall, 10 School St. For more information, call 485-3113. ∎ The Allenstown Historical Society will meet Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Suncook Business Park off Route 28 on Lavoie Drive. For more …

Former Weare assistant: Chief fired me for my disability and hired a woman he had an affair with

Saturday, August 29, 2015

In the course of one month in the spring of 2014, a six-year employee of the Weare Police Department and former assistant to then-Chief John Velleca accidentally called the chief by his first name, was interrogated about a heart attack she suffered years earlier, was commanded to resign, and was ultimately fired because of her disability, according to a lawsuit filed in federal …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, August 29, 2015

T.J. Hennessey, Belmont boys’ soccer, 4 goals in 5-2 win Jayson Cleveland, Coe-Brown boys’ soccer, 2 goals in 3-2 overtime win Pano Galatas, H-D boys’ soccer, 2 goals in a 4-1 win Ellie Pope, Concord girls’ soccer, 2 goals and an assist in 4-2 win Heather Sefton, Merrimack …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 29, 2015

JV results The John Stark girls’ JV soccer team defeated Sanborn, 5-0. John Stark maintained possession throughout the game and had a constant barrage of shots and crosses to give the Generals the advantage. Quianna Willard and Becca McLaughlin scored in the first half and Rachael Keon, Willard …

High schools: Merrimack Valley girls’ soccer gets measure of revenge in win over Coe-Brown

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Revenge was on the line Friday in Penacook in the season opener between the Merrimack Valley and Coe-Brown girls’ soccer teams. Coe-Brown was a semifinalist in Division II last season, after it dispatched Merrimack Valley in the first round of the playoffs. Merrimack Valley got its revenge, however, …

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

Friday, August 28, 2015

High school girls’ soccer outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Josh Hils (11th year) Last year: 15-4-0, reached semifinals Returning starters: Katie Clinch, jr., MF; Molly DeTrude, sr., B; Christen Gallant, sr., F; Kayla Patten, sr., B/MF; Kaitlyn Ross, …

NHIAA announces football playoff changes; soccer overtime rules nixed for season

Friday, August 28, 2015

Changes were the topic of the day at the NHIAA’s season-opening media day – the ones that are happening and aren’t happening alike. The NHIAA announced alterations to the high school football playoff system on Thursday, while also discussing the rescinding of new overtime rules for soccer before …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, August 28, 2015

Golf result Jon Ruggles and Jon Lang won the two-ball best ball event on Thursday at Concord Country Club with a 58. Second place, with a score of 60, went to Charlie Blake and Jon Lang, while Kevin Hobbs and Joe Drinon took third place with a score …

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

Thursday, August 27, 2015

High school boys’ soccer outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Christian Gompert (4th year) Last year: 15-2-0, reached quarterfinals Returning starters: Jayson Cleveland, sr., F; Liam Clinch, sr., MF; Jake Dunkerley, sr., F; Ethan Barbeau, jr., D; Corbin LeBlanc, …

High schools: Three local teams fall to Lebanon in golf opener

Thursday, August 27, 2015

GOLF Bishop Brady second, Coe brown third, john stark Fourth Key players: Lebanon- TJ Barber 38, Kyle Pelletier 39; John Stark – Jake Blanchett (48), Tyler Hazzard (53) Highlights/key moments: Lebanon (219) won its match at Carter Country Club in Lebanon. Bishop Brady (233), Coe-Brown (246) and John …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Golf results Jean VerPlanck, Brenda Thomas, Mary Hogan and Terry Blake won the Best of Four tournament at the Concord Country Club with a total score of 130. Tied for second place with rounds of 134 were the teams of Nancy Calder, Andy Jalbert, Cheryl Murphy and Carol …

People for Aug. 27, 2015

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

BELMONT Samantha Mackes, a Belmont High School graduate, received a scholarship from the Lakes Region Rotary Club at its club breakfast. She is a sophomore at Simmons College. BOW Luke Roever was named to the dean’s list for …