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Merrimack Valley's Izzy Hoyt pushes the ball across the pitch during Tuesday's field hockey game against Kennett on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. Merrimack Valley lost, 1-2.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school field hockey teams

Sunday, August 30, 2015

High school field hockey outlook Merrimack Valley Division: II Coach: Kim Kenney (21st year) Last year: 8-8-0, reached quarterfinals Returning starters: Izzy Hoyt, sr., F; Grace Montgomery, jr., F; Raegan Baillargeon, jr., F/D; Jess Mulleavey, jr., MF; Madyn Kenney, jr., MF; Lauryn Masse, jr., D; Kylee Warren, so., G; Chloe Rattee, so., D Outlook: “We have many returning starters, but …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, August 30, 2015

JV results The Bow High girls’ JV soccer team tied Fall Mountain, 1-1, through double overtime. Scoring the lone goal for Bow was Savannah Twombly. Amanda Marshall and Kayleigh Marshall were dynamic in the midfield and Zoe Jukoski applied great pressure up top. Megan Remick and Julia Landcastle played well defensively. Youth football The Concord Capitols improved their record to 2-0 with a …

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 …

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 …

Strong thunderstorm downs trees, knocks out power in Weare

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

A strong afternoon thunderstorm felled trees and downed power lines in a few local towns, hitting Weare especially hard. Reached Tuesday evening, Weare police Sgt. Kim McSweeney said it was a very busy day for her department, as well as for Weare Fire and Rescue. Officers were out …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Rec soccer signups Co-ed recreational soccer for seventh- and eighth-graders for the towns of Boscawen, Loudon, Penacook, Salisbury and Webster will be held Thursday from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Penacook Elementary School. Contact Tami Porter at penacooksoccer@yahoo.com or 724-3280 for information. Yoga class Pembroke Recreation will sponsor a …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Golf city champions The 2015 Concord Men’s City Championship was played at Beaver Meadow Golf Course and Canterbury Woods Country Club on Saturday and Sunday. Bob Landry (pictured) of Loudon CC won the gross championship, shooting a two-day …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, August 24, 2015

Youth football The Concord Capitols U11 5th-grade football team opened the season with a 6-2 victory over Windham on Sunday. The Capitols scored the game-winning touchdown on a long pass from Matt O’Rourke to Peter Reid with 40 seconds left in the game. The Capitols defense led the …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Golf results Chris and Jake Sullivan came in first place with a score of 45 in Concord Country Club’s annual Parent Child event on Saturday. Bill and Kelly Varnell, and Chris and Cam Brown tied for second place with a 48, followed by Shane and Caitlyn Clark (50) …

Town Crier for Aug. 23, 2015

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Allenstown Town boards need volunteers ∎ Bone Builders will be held at the Suncook Senior Center on Mondays and Wednesdays at 9 a.m. For more information, call Leslie at 485-4254. ∎ The Suncook Senior Center will hold the Corn Hole Tournament on Tuesday at 10 a.m. ∎ The Knights of Columbus …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Golf results Cindall Morrison won the 2015 President’s Cup at the Concord Country Club with a two-day best ball score of 11-under 61. Andy Jalbert and Marge Plodzik tied for second place, one stroke back with rounds of 62. Gretchen Knapton took third place with a round of …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, August 21, 2015

Golf results Brian Kelly of Hopkinton finished first in the Valley Seniors Tournament event at the Owl’s Nest in Campton. Bill Gould of Henniker and David Hazen of Canterbury finished sixth and seventh respectively. Kelly, Gould and Joe Clement of Henniker all won their respective age divisions, while …