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Capsule outlook of the area’s high school field hockey teams

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

High school field hockey outlook Merrimack Valley Division: II Coach: Kim Kenney (20th year) Last year: 12-5-1, D-II runner-up Returning starters: Cassidy Huckins, sr.; Emily Masse, sr.; Izzy Hoyt, jr.; Haley Puntin, sr. Top newcomers: “We have added 12 new players to the varsity roster and each will bring something to our team,” Coach Kenney said. Outlook: After finishing second in Division II last year, a dozen new players on … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

College standout Concord’s Joe Graffy, a senior keeper for the Brandeis men’s soccer team, was named Defensive Player of the Tournament as the Judges won the Keene State College Soccer Classic over the weekend. Brandeis defeated Hobart, 5-0, then Keene State, 2-1. Graffy made four saves over the two games with one shutout. Golf results Dave Voelxen scored a hole in one on … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, September 1, 2014

Golf results Dan Luker and Dan Mullen posted the low round of the day in yesterday’s Better-Ball Tournament at Concord Country Club with a score of 10-under par 60. John Fraser and Shane Clark finished one shot back, while Luker teamed with Jon Dickey to finish in solo third at 62. ∎ Jean VerPlanck (31) edged Jan Monahan (32) in the Women’s Fewest Putts … 0

Letter: Respect for Artie T.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Living in New Hampshire for 43 years, we have shopped exclusively at Market Basket since it came to Fort Eddy Road in Concord, also shopping at their stores in Tilton, Warner, Nashua, Bedford and Ashland, Mass. In fact, we shopped at “Demoulas” grocery many years ago. Who is … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Concord ‘B’ tennis In Concord City “B” tennis tournament action: ∎ Tony Janes defeated Madhab Gurung, 6-1, 6-0. ∎ Justin Toler beat Bir Shah, 6-2, 6-2. ∎ Amir Alic defeated Binit Shah, 6-4, 6-2. ∎ Janak Rimal defeated Pradip Sitaula, 6-4, 6-3. ∎ Michael Constantin defeated Robin Thapa after losing the first set, … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, August 4, 2014

Local golf Fletcher Sokul (146) won the Club Championship at Concord Country Club, edging Bob Mielcarz by one stroke (147) and Mark Douglas (148) by two strokes. In the first flight, Norm West (143) defeated Glenn Sylvester (143) in a playoff, as well as Jim Wolcott (145) and … 0

‘Weare Community News’ plans to be in print by end of the year

Monday, August 4, 2014

Residents in Weare can expect to read the inaugural print edition of Weare Community News by the end of this year. That is the scheduled publication date set by the recently formed news group, according to its executive director and Weare resident Will Townsend. The free monthly newspaper … 2

For some small farmers in New Hampshire, Certified Naturally Grown makes more sense

Monday, August 4, 2014

When Rick Barry arrives at the Concord farmers market on Saturday mornings, he unpacks squash, kale and garlic from his white van. He also unfurls a banner, printed with a “Certified Naturally Grown” emblem, that he hangs atop his stand. This is the standard under which he grows … 0

Letter: A question of values

Sunday, August 3, 2014

St. Paul’s School desperately needs to examine its core values. The implied, if not expressed, presumption advanced by St. Paul’s is that of superiority. There is nothing wrong with superiority. It is the engine that drives the country. Superiority, however, is not derived from mere status. Rather it … 0

New Hampshire makes it 14 in a row over Vermont in Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl

Saturday, August 2, 2014

HANOVER – The swarming, stifling defense showed up, as expected. But New Hampshire’s Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl offense wasn’t about to let one side of the ball soak in all of the spotlight. Bolstered by an up-tempo, explosive … 0

Quick strikes through the air make it a runaway early for N.H.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

The New Hampshire offense used long passes to either score or set up early touchdowns. 1st Quarter Trevor Knight 37 pass to Nick Vailas, TD, 9:19 (7-0 NH) Knight 28 pass to Cole Martin, TD, 4:52 (13-0 NH) Knight 40 pass to Alec Boucher (Knight pass to Vailas, … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, August 2, 2014

NEIBL result The Weare Nationals lost two games to the Hollis-Brookline Dodgers, 1-0 and 6-0, as the Dodgers took the NEIBL title this weekend. H-B scored four runs in the fourth inning and held the Nationals to three hits (one each from Callahan Loos, Wesley Lamphere and Kevin … 0

Sanbornton’s Van Tassel will jump from football field to basic training

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Dakota Van Tassel had several options to choose from. College was one. Playing football in college was another. There was a third choice, however, one that the former Winnisquam lineman and wrestler had had in mind for years. … 0