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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 …

testing out new activities

Thursday, April 16, 2015

S tudents at Center Woods Elementary School in Weare recently engaged in a day of enrichment activities on subjects the students might not otherwise experience. They learned about volcanoes, painting a starry night scene, how to care for …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Alex Lajeunesse, Hopkinton baseball, 4-for-5, 5 RBI in 20-5 win Rachael Capri, Franklin softball, 3-for-4, 4 RBI in 10-2 win Kyle Jalbert, Brady baseball, 2-for-3, three RBI, run in 12-2 win Jake Landry, MV baseball, complete-game 2-hitter, 11 strikeouts in 1-0 loss Hannah Seidner, Pembroke softball, complete-game 3-hitter, …

High schools: Brady baseball off to a solid start with 12-2 win over Bow

Thursday, April 16, 2015

PENACOOK – Both teams had been on a diamond just once before yesterday’s season opener. They had to prepare with ground balls in gyms and parking lots instead of on grass and dirt. They had to take swings …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school girls’ lacrosse teams

Thursday, April 16, 2015

High school girls’ lacrosse outlook John Stark Division: II Coach: John Warner (9th year) Last year: 14-3, D-III runner-up Returning starters: Lizzie Brandt, jr., A; Danielle Galli, jr., MF; Mackensie Lover, sr., D; Hailey Nase, sr., D; MacKensie …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school boys’ lacrosse teams

Thursday, April 16, 2015

High school boys’ lacrosse outlook Bow Division: II Coach: Kyle Tracy (1st year) Last year: 11-5, reached semifinals Returning starters: Dylan Labranche, sr., A; Ben Podis, jr., A; Colin Buck, jr., MF; Jack Knepper, sr., D; Robbie Jocelyn, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Youth hockey champs The Angelina’s Ristaurante CYHA Peewee 1 team (pictured) capped off the season as Valley Hockey League Peewee AAA North American champions, defeating the Worcester Jr. Sharks, 2-0. Ian Dennison scored the game-winning goal in the …

Weare Police Department seeks accreditation as reputation rebounds

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The past few years have seen the Weare Police Department often in the headlines, rarely for good news. Two years ago, it was a fatal, officer-involved shooting in a botched drug sting. Just six months ago, it was the sudden departure of new police chief John Velleca after …

High schools: Coe-Brown girls pick up where they left off on the track

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Coe-Brown girls’ track juggernaut – which has won 10 straight championships between cross country (fall), indoor track and field (winter) and outdoor track and field (spring) – started the last indoor season slowly. The Bears were resting …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Youth hockey champs The Eastern Bank Concord Capitals Squirt 1s (pictured) completed their season by winning the Valley Hockey League Squirt Elite Division Championship. In the tournament, Concord beat Natick, Mass.; The Maine Hockey Academy; and Belmont, Mass., …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Sadie Kaplan, Franklin girls’ track and field, 1st in shot put, javelin, discus Kaitlin Bardellini, Brady girls’ track and field, 1st in 400, 200; 2nd in 100, long jump Nick Fleury, Hopkinton boys’ track and field, 1st in 100, 400, long jump Kam Anderson, Hopkinton boys’ lacrosse, 3 …