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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

USA Climbing divisional championships Three members of the Team Evo youth rock climbing team will be moving on to the USA SCS Nationals at Stone Summit Kennesaw in Georgia from Thursday through Sunday. Nate Milliken and Grant Dreffer, both of Concord, and Chloe LaBerge of Pepperell, Mass., all snagged spots in the Sport Climbing division nationals. With the top seven from each division moving on, Dreffer took first place and …

Hundreds turn out for memorial ride in honor of Trevor Gonyer

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

As the sun shone through the clouds Tuesday night, loud trucks and motorcycles revved their engines along Route 114 in Weare. One by one, they pulled out of Lanctot’s Grocers parking lot – the starting point for a memorial ride for Trevor Gonyer, a local teen killed in a crash Friday. The word …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, July 6, 2015

xxxx xxxxxx. Tryouts/registrations Bow Soccer Club fall registration is now open. Local athletes may sign up for U6-U16 teams for boys and girls. Visit bowsoccerclub.com to register. Capital City Vipers football and cheer program signup dates are Wednesday at Penacook Elementary School 5-8 p.m. and July 25 at Dicks Sporting Goods from 10 a.m.-2p.m. Sign ups are for children ages 5-15. Visit ccvipers.com. …

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Girls’ soccer champions The Loudon Freedom girls’ U16 Premiere soccer team captured the Seacoast Coastal Summer Challenge in Brunswick, Maine, over Father’s Day Weekend. The Freedom had three shutouts in four games, while outscoring their opponents, 9-2. Members …

Former Weare lieutenant who resigned amid internal investigation sues town for violating civil rights

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

A former lieutenant at the Weare Police Department who was accused of threatening members of his staff, transporting alcohol in a town vehicle and having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a town employee is suing the town, accusing officials of violating his civil rights. In a lawsuit filed …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Youth soccer The Seacoast Express United U16 boys (above) won the Seacoast United Maine Coastal Challenge championship this past weekend. The team went 4-0 in the tourney, scoring 10 goals and giving up one. Players on the team …

Weare settles suit with officer involved in fatal shooting, refuses to release details

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The town of Weare has settled a lawsuit with Sgt. Joe Kelley, one of its former police officers who oversaw a deadly drug bust in 2013, but officials have failed to provide any details. Kelley was fired by the department after facing accusations that he falsified documents following …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, June 22, 2015

Youth softball The New Hampshire Comets 12U Blue softball team (15-0) won its third consecutive tournament, capturing the Boston ASA Championships. The Comets finished as the No. 1 seed by defeated the Middlesex Rapid Fire, 6-5, in the …

Town Crier for June 21, 2015

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Allenstown Sign up now for a trip to Scarborough, Maine, in July ∎ Bone Builders will be Monday and Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the Suncook Senior Center. This is a great program taught by seniors and for more information call Leslie at 485-4254. ∎ The Allenstown Historical Society will …

Sean Kelly is sworn in as Weare’s new police chief

Sunday, June 21, 2015

The decision to make Sean Kelly the chief of the Weare police Department was finalized Saturday afternoon. Kelly, who served as interim chief of the department since the fall, was sworn in as the new part-time chief by …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Baseball champs Flag-Works won the Concord Northeast AAA championship with a 10-1 victory over No. 1 seed J. Miller. For Flag-Works, Ben Masur pitched four shutout innings and Jack Colvin closed out the game with two innings in …

Granite State Games softball rosters filled with area players

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Eighteen area softball players were selected to compete in the Granite State Games, pitting the top high school seniors from each of the four divisions against each other. The games will be played Tuesday at Plymouth State University, with two doubleheaders beginning at 5 p.m. Concord’s Cassidy Emerson …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, June 20, 2015

ASA softball champs The NH Comets 12U Blue ASA Junior Olympic softball team (pictured) swept through the 12U division, outscoring its opponents 78-2 en route to its second tournament win in the Rochester Summer Classic. The Comets were …