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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 team now advances to the U.S. Youth Soccer Regionals held in Pittsburgh to represent New Hampshire with hopes of advancing to the …

Community briefs for April 2, 2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

FRANKLIN Book grants Paul Smith School was one of four New Hampshire schools to receive a $25,000 book grant from the Children’s Literacy Foundation. The CLiF Year of the Book sponsorship supplements literacy curricula at schools with high percentages of students scoring below state standards on reading and writing tests and high percentages of students who qualify for free or reduced lunch. Over …

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 Express twice. The Capitals defeated the Connecticut Wolfpack, 7-1, in the final. The Concord players …

Teens injured in head-on collision on South Stark Highway in Weare

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

A head-on collision that injured multiple people caused the police to close South Stark Highway in Weare for a few hours Tuesday night. The Weare police and fire and rescue departments responded to the accident on South Stark Highway near Duck Pond Road shortly after 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, …

Letter: Racing to the bottom

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

At a time when our roads and bridges are in very bad shape and people need help with health care, our House Finance Committee, chaired by Neal Kurk, recommends cuts to spending. The committee also cuts spending on veteran assistance. The cuts to the Department of Transportation will …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Road race The Loudon Lions Club is hosting its 10th annual Angels 5k road race and fitness walk. It will be held May 1 at 6:15 p.m. and take place at Merrimack Valley High School. Visit angel5k.com or coolrunning.com, or register in person the day of the race. …

Student art successes

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Three area students recently received recognition for artistic accomplisments. Karrington Telgin, 6, of Weare won the town’s annual fire truck coloring contest and received a ride home with the Weare Fire Department. Mabel Johnson, 7, of Pittsfield won …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Youth basketball champs The Bow L 3/4 girls’ basketball team (above) won the University of New Hampshire Zero Gravity basketball tournament. Bow (17-4) defeated the Maine Firecrackers, North Reading Hornets, Seacoast Lady Spartans and the New Hampshire Gym …

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Monday, March 23, 2015

Senior basketball showcase results The Division I boys’ senior all-star team defeated Division II, 109-105. Pembroke’s Max Curran led D-I with 21 points and Manchester West’s Zach Jones led D-II with 28. ∎ The Division III boys defeated the Division IV boys, 100-82. Newport’s Andrew Houde led D-III with …

Town Crier for March 22, 2015

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Allenstown Discover the town’s history at artifact exhibit ∎ The Suncook Senior Center will play bingo Thursday from 9:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 485-4254, for more information. ∎ The Allenstown Historical Society will hold its annual History Day on April 15 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. to come in …

Granite State All-Star games take the court at NHTI

Sunday, March 22, 2015

The New Hampshire Basketball Coaches Organization’s Granite State All-Star games will be played today at NHTI, featuring the top high school seniors from each division. The boys kick off the action, with Division I against Division II at 1 p.m., followed by Division III versus Division IV at …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, March 22, 2015

College standouts Rebecca Beaulieu of Weare, a sophomore midfielder for the Mount Ida women’s lacrosse team, scored four goals on four shots in the Mustangs’ 14-8 loss to Emmanuel College on Friday. ∎ Colton Ham of Webster gave the Franklin Pierce University men’s track and field team its best …

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Saturday, March 21, 2015

College standout Concord’s Maddie Crutchfield, a freshman midfielder on the Duke University women’s lacrosse team, was named ACC Defensive Player of the Week following her performances in two Blue Devil victories. Crutchfield made a critical defensive play in the final minute of the Blue Devils’ 10-8 conference victory …