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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, April 26, 2015

JV result The Concord boys’ JV lacrosse team evened its record at 2-2 with a 5-3 victory over Salem. Connor Sackos and Ben Hicks had goals that put Concord ahead to stay. The defense played another stellar game, backstopped by Liam O’Brian in goal. Youth lacrosse The Concord Crush Black beat Crush Orange, 7-2, in girls’ U9 lacrosse action. For Black, Erin Keville assisted a Becca Barnard goal, and Katie …

Keene State Academic Excellence Conference

Saturday, April 25, 2015

More than 160 students presented their undergraduate research at Keene State College’s 15th Annual Academic Excellence Conference on April 11. This student professional conference is designed to showcase the academic work of Keene State Colletge students and the collaborative work between students and faculty. It allows students to share excellent work with a broad audience, and prepares them for submitting proposals to professional …

High schools: Track teams jump right in at MV Invitational

Saturday, April 25, 2015

PENACOOK – Yesterday’s Merrimack Valley Invitational, a 32-team non-scoring meet, provided an opportunity for athletes to compete in all 18 track and field events. That chance to compete didn’t come a moment too soon. Just ask any high jumper. Or pole vaulter. Or for that matter, the entire Kearsarge track team. Kearsarge’s Zach …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Martin Hecka, Bishop Brady baseball, 2 grand slams, 8 RBI in 15-14 win Amanda Riley, Coe-Brown softball, 2 homers, 6 RBI in 14-0 win Colby Clark, Pittsfield baseball, complete-game 1-hitter, 9 strikeouts in 1-0 win Cassidy Emerson, Concord softball, homer, double, single, 3 RBI in 13-8 win Ben …

High schools: Tide boys’ tennis team cruises to surprisingly easy victory over Exeter

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The season is young, but there was already history between Concord and Exeter before yesterday’s boys’ tennis match at Memorial Field. The Crimson Tide lost to Exeter in the regular season last year, but then beat the Blue Hawks in the Division I quarterfinals. Concord also beat Exeter …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, April 23, 2015

JV results The Concord JV baseball team lost to Exeter, 9-7. Chris Fields ripped a bases-clearing double, while Griff Gilbert hit a two-run double. Eli Boyle contributed two hits. ∎ The Hillsboro-Deering JV baseball team lost to Somersworth, 8-7, on a walk-off base hit in the bottom of the …

High schools: Concord girls’ lacrosse team rolls to first victory

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

During its first three games, the Concord High girls’ lacrosse team scored 10 goals. Yesterday against Manchester Memorial, the Crimson Tide got goals from 11 different players. Senior Gabi Stewart led the balanced attack with three goals as …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Angel Feliz, Concord boys’ track, 1st 100, 200, long jump, on winning 4x100 relay Jake Landry, MV baseball, 7 IP, 10K, 2 hit shutout, 6-0 win over Kearsarge Taylor Darrell, Bow girls’ lacrosse, 6 goals in 18-8 win Nick Fleury, Hopkinton boys’ track, 1st 100, 1st long jump, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

JV results The Hopkinton JV softball team dropped a mercy-rule-shortened game against Pembroke. Alexis Ferns did a great job behind the plate and hit a single. Meg Eborn and Grace Gauthier each pitched well and hit a single. Daniella Taveras had two singles and played well at shortstop …

People for April 20, 2015

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

BOW Katrina Wells was named to the honor roll at Bow High School for the second quarter. She is in the 11th grade. GILFORD Ashley Spooner was named to the scholastic honor roll at Oregon State University for the winter term. She is a junior natural resources major. …

High schools: Kearsarge girls’ lacrosse edges John Stark, 8-7, in triple overtime

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

With rain making the lacrosse field at Kearsarge Regional High School unplayable, the John Stark Generals and the Cougars moved their matchup to the wind-riddled and rain-soaked turf fields at Colby-Sawyer College. Neither team conceded to the other, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Youth lacrosse The Concord Crush U-9 Orange team won its home opener against Windham, 12-10. Scoring goals were Chilli Cabot, Henry Brochu, Teigan Mason and Tyler Fennely. Churchhill Slathe played well in goal. ∎ The Blue Storm U-11 team had two games over the weekend, beating Amherst, 7-3 and …

Pioneer Sportsmen emerges as archery authority in state and region

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Frank Schackart’s Pioneer Sportsmen archery club won five East regional medals at the National Indoor Championships this year. The way the coach described it, you’d think it happens every year. “I really hate to say this,” Schackart said, …