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The New Hampshire Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl team warms up before practice in Spartan Stadium at Castleton University in Castleton, Vt. Tuesday, July 28, 2015. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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New Hampshire brings fast-paced spread attack to annual Shrine game

Friday, July 31, 2015

Even before he could worry about the Vermont defense, Greg Gush was concerning himself with his own state – its geography, to be more specific. The coach for the New Hampshire team in Saturday’s Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl had a roster of all-stars, but all-stars coming from all corners of the state. He wanted to take a day to go …

Shrine Game at a glance

Friday, July 31, 2015

What: Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl football game When: Saturday, 5:30 p.m. Where: Castleton State College, Vermont Who: Graduated seniors from New Hampshire and Vermont Series: New Hampshire leads series, 46-13-2, and has won the last 14 games Area players: Brendan Johnson, Andrew Jousset, Bishop Brady; Kyle Milne, Bow; Will Scharlotte, Concord; Jacob Sawyer, Zach Feudner, John Stark; Devon McGrath, Tommy Schneider, MV; Richie …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, July 31, 2015

Golf results Ray Steenbeke and Don Steenbeke Jr. won the two-ball best ball event at Concord Country Club on Thursday with a score of 59. Doug Duval and Larry Cooper shot 60 to tie for second place with Willy Boucher and Peter Mamos. Three teams tied for third place with 62: Dave Mattson and Dick Baxter, Don Young and Bob Granger, and Steve …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, July 10, 2015

NEIBL result The Weare Nationals (7-3) defeated AB Athletics of Nashua, 7-5, in NEIBL action. Derek Goldrick’s two-run homer in the fifth gave the Nationals a 6-5 lead. Tyler Keim’s RBI single added an insurance run. Keim struck out the side for the save in his one inning …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Concord Recreation Concord Recreation will hold soccer registrations for fall soccer for ages 4-6 and grades 1 and 2. Non-residents may register for Soccer Fun-damentals and Division I. Division II and III are for Concord/Penacook residents only. Fall soccer will run from Sept. 12 to mid-October. Registrations made …

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 …

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 …

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 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Softball champs The 12U Capital Area All-Stars won the Babe Ruth Softball District 2 All-Star Championship, played over the weekend in Hopkinton, by going 5-0 in the tournament, earning wins over Suncook, Hopkinton and Lakes Region. Players on …

Friends gather at Weare roadside memorial to remember Trevor Gonyer, 17

Sunday, July 5, 2015

A white wooden cross stands about three and a half feet tall on the side of Route 114 in Weare. The front of the cross, in black marker, reads “RIP Trevor 1998-2015.” Throughout the day Saturday, more than …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Softball result The N.H. Senior All-Stars swept two games against the Maine Senior All-Stars in a softball doubleheader at St. Joseph’s College in Standish, Maine, on Saturday, winning 9-0 and 14-3. It was the eighth year Maine and N.H. held these games to honor their best senior softball …

Town Crier for July 5, 2015

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Allenstown Sign up to participate in Old Home Day parade ∎ The Suncook Senior Center will hold an activity planning meeting Wednesday at 9 a.m. For more information call Leslie at 485-4254. ∎ Registration packets for kindergarten and first grade for Allenstown residents are available at the elementary school main …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Youth softball The NH Lightning 16U Black softball team was runner-up last weekend at the annual ASA Summer Sizzler in Brattleboro, Vt. The Lightning went 3-0 in pool play, beating the VT Rockets, VT Thunder and Brattleboro Heat while scoring 27 runs and allowing only six runs behind …