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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 conferences. The following local students participated: Megan …

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 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, April 25, 2015

JV result The Hillsboro-Deering JV baseball team defeated Kearsarge, 11-1. The Hillcats went to bat 32 times, scattering 15 hits. Jake Dyer was strong on the mound, giving up only three hits while striking out 11. Ryan Hayes was solid behind the plate, while Justin Learn, Garrett Miller, Jake Dyer and Sean Morin each scored twice. Freshman result The Concord freshman softball team …

High school girls: Concord softball wins home game away from home

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

A couple of big defensive plays, a couple of big offensive plays, and the Concord High softball team walked away from its “home” game in Hampton with a 5-3 season-opening victory over Winnacunnet yesterday. “They played hard, played pretty well,” Concord Coach Duke Sawyer said. “We hit well, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Youth hockey champs The Concord Capitals New England Grocers Bantam 1 team (pictured) defeated the Tewksbury Redmen, 7-1, to claim the Valley Hockey League Elite National Championship. The Caps scored three goals in the first four minutes and …

High school Stars of the Day

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Christian McLellan, Concord baseball, double, triple, 3 RBI in 10-7 win Katherine Muzzey, Concord softball, 3-for-3, walk, run, RBI from leadoff spot in 5-3 win Dave Nelson, Hopkinton baseball, 7k in 4 IP in 5-1 win Adam Bryant, Concord boys’ tennis, 8-0 wins at singles and doubles Laura …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, April 13, 2015

Hockey champs The Wells Fargo Concord Capitals Squirt 2 hockey team (pictured) went undefeated in the Valley League Squirt 2 East Championship. The Capitals beat Stoneham Squirt 2, 4-2, to capture the American East title. Brendan Marcoux scored …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school baseball teams

Sunday, April 12, 2015

High school baseball outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Sean Ashley (2nd year back) Last year: 9-8, reached first round Returning starters: Mac Struthers, sr., SS; Adam Edin, sr., P/3B; Sam Langdon, sr., IF/OF; Noah Dubois, jr., IF/P; Brody …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school softball teams

Sunday, April 12, 2015

High school softball outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Tim Tenasco (14 th year) Last year: 18-2, D-II champion Returning starters: Amanda Riley, sr., SS; Kianna Daudelin, sr., P; Holly Donohue, sr., CF; Caitlin Foley, sr., 3B; Jesse Ohrenberger, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, April 12, 2015

College standouts Hopkinton’s Sam Hill broke his own school record in the 110-meter hurdles while adding a top-10 finish in the 400-meter hurdles as the Massachusetts Maritime men’s outdoor track and field team performed well at the Connecticut College Silfen Invitational. Hill’s time of 16.72 in the 110 …

Town Crier for April 12, 2015

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Allenstown Learn about the town’s past ∎ The Allenstown Historical Society will hold its annual History Day on Wednesday from 2:30 to 4 p.m. for the public to come in and view old photos and artifacts. ∎ The Suncook Senior Center will hold its annual Volunteer Appreciation Celebration on Wednesday …

Announcements: Bingo, art and a movie

Saturday, April 11, 2015

WEARE Bingo The South Weare Improvement Society will hold a monthly bingo game April 18 at Osborne Hall. Game sheets, carry-over coverall, pull-tabs, daubers and refreshments will be for sale. Adults only. Doors open at 6 p.m. and play begins at 7 p.m. This event is a benefit …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Youth hockey The Concord Capitals Associated Grocers of New England Bantam 1 hockey team defeated Belmont (Mass.) in the Valley Hockey League semifinals to advance to the championship tomorrow night. Riley Drew (two goals), Jake Nelson (goal, assist), Logan Otto (goal, assist) and Kambal Vaidya (two assists), provided …