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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

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 the first round of playoffs, with the third game taking place today. Last night, Grappone took the 1-0 win over Glove Works, … 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 Weare plays the new, young teacher and Jasmine Mercier of Hillsboro plays the teacher’s pet. … 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 proven to lower maternal and infant mortality, reduce risk of ovarian cancer and provide better … 1

Weare Middle School graduates 107 students

Friday, June 27, 2014

Weare Middle School eighth grade graduation promoted 107 students on to high school. Salutatorian Justin Purington spoke during the ceremony while (from left) paraprofessional Nancy Croteau, teacher Jan Dwinnels and assistant principal John McArthur look on behind Purington. … 0

Weare police to wear body cameras during patrols

Friday, June 27, 2014

Police officers in Weare will soon be required to wear body cameras when on patrol. Police Chief John Velleca announced the new directive yesterday. He said the 12-officer department has already purchased seven cameras and is awaiting the arrival of five more. The requirement is expected to be … 0

Two area players named to Granite State softball team to take on Maine

Friday, June 27, 2014

John Stark’s Carly Cook and Franklin’s Mariah Gauthier have been selected to compete for New Hampshire at the annual New Hampshire-Maine All-Star softball games. The players were chosen from among the 2014 graduates who participated in the Granite State Games last week. The NH-ME doubleheader will be held … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, June 27, 2014

Youth baseball The Weare Nationals (2-0) defeated Hollis-Brookline in NEIBL action. Wesley Lamphere went the distance on the mound for the two-hit shutout. Lamphere struck out three and didn’t walk a batter after the first inning. Catcher Ryan Thompson called a solid game behind the plate and Garrett … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Little League champions The Concord Orthopaedics majors (17-5) were crowned the champions of the Capital Area Little League Classic by defeating the Davis & Towle Mets, 15-8. Jake Sullivan and Myles Muir pitched well for the winners with … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

College standout Emily Cousens of Contoocook was recently named an Academic All-American at New York University. Cousens runs both cross country and track & field at NYU. Youth baseball In Capital Area Little League Classic action, Concord Orthopaedics defeated the Eagles, 14-2. Adrian Kennedy was the winning pitcher … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

State decathlon results Warren Bartlett from Bishop Brady High School placed 38th out of 75 competitors at the 58th N.H. State Decathlon. He placed sixth in the 1,500 with a time of 4:34.79. Youth baseball The combined team of Hillsboro-Deering and Pembroke Academy, known as H/P, beat Nashua, … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Concord Babe Ruth champions Banks Chevrolet completed a one-loss season with a 19-4 defeat of Kiwanis in the Concord Babe Ruth League championship game. Kurtis Stadnicki (4-for-4, five RBI) hit for the cycle, Gabe Tobin (two hits) hit … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Softball champs In Capital Area Seniors softball action, Beckett Glass defeated Redlon Custom Carpentry, 2-1, to win the Martel Cup. It was a team win for Beckett Glass, highlighted by a strong performance in the circle by Izzy … 0

PHOTOS: Old-fashioned lawn party for Weare’s 250th anniversary

Saturday, June 21, 2014

As a part of the year-long celebration of the town of Weare’s 250th anniversary, residents gathered on the grounds of the Clinton Grove Academy for an Old-Fashioned Lawn Party on Saturday afternoon. The school house was open for … 0