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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 going into tomorrow’s annual showdown. “I’ve always been offensively minded, I’ve coached defense in the past, but everywhere I’ve gone it’s been … 0

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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 solo home run in the fourth inning. Wes Lanphere (two singles, stolen base) led the … 0

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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 and advanced on a steal and sacrifice bunt by Wesley Lamphere. Kevin Smith (3-for-5, three … 0

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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Lady Cannons finish runner-up The New Hampshire 16U Lady Cannons took second place last weekend at the Bulldog Two tournament held in Waterville, Maine. The Cannons had bracket play wins over Brewer, Maine, 13-7 and Old Town, Maine, 8-0. The Cannons lost in the finals to the 18U … 0

Concord Post 21 drops first game in Legion tourney

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The Concord Post 21 baseball team fell in its American Legion senior state tournament opener to Dover, 7-2, at Holman Stadium in Nashua yesterday. Connor Ferns drove in Chapin Bassi with a single in the top of the fifth inning to give Concord a 1-0 lead, but Dover … 0

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

NEIBL result The Weare Nationals baseball team defeated AB Athletics of Nashua, 5-3, in the first of the New England Independent Baseball League playoffs. Andrew Clay got the win on the mound, going five innings and allowing one earned run on four hits while walking one and striking … 0

John Stark Regional High School Honors

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The following students earned honors in the fourth quarter at John Stark Regional High School in Weare: Grade 12 High Honors: Justin Abbott, Elizabeth Donison, Ethan Gage, Andrew Greene, Benjamin Jaeger, Rebecca Kuzma, Adam LaLiberte, Brianna LeGrand, Jessica Lennon, Chloe Loos, Caroline Lovejoy, Danielle McCarron,Timothy Mitchell, Nathaniel Moore, … 0

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

State champions The Concord Little League 9-10-year-old all-stars (above) won the state championship in with a 3-2 victory over Monadnock on Tuesday. Concord will travel to Rhode Island beginning Aug. 1 to represent New Hampshire in the Eastern … 0

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Mojalaki CC golf Kathy Kuhn and Lucille Gage placed first in the Mojalaki ladies’ fun league. Mary Reeves and Rosie Dennerly came in second place, with Barbara Wiggin and Cherie Leach placing third. Kathy Kuhn won closest to the pin. Sunset League playoffs The Sunset League is in … 0

The Alchemists’ film project shooting in Henniker

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Alchemists’ Workshop’s Community Films project “Teachers: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly” is shooting this week at the one-room Quaker School House in Henniker. From left: David Mercier of Henniker plays the bully, Brenna Getzin of … 0

Letter: Shaheen is a fighter

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has proven she listens to the women of New Hampshire and fights to make sure they get the care they deserve. As governor, she signed into law a contraception mandate that had broad bipartisan support. Shaheen understands the importance of preventative care, as it has … 1

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

AAU basketball champions The Granite State Raiders seventh-grade boys’ basketball team won the Liberty Games championship in Schenectady, N.Y., last weekend, completing a 4-0 tournament sweep with a 37-28 victory over Albany Community Charter School. Pictured are: (front … 0

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Monday, July 21, 2014

Delfausse wins double gold Lee Delfausse of Concord dominated the USTA Senior 70s National Tennis Championships at Forest Hills, N.Y., winning two gold balls. Delfausse won the singles by beating Ann Hunt of Charlotte, N.C., 3-6, 6-2 and … 0