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"A" Division champions East Concord Grass Roots

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Saturday, August 29, 2015

Basketball champions The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Concord recently held its men’s summer league championship games. In the A Division championship game, East Concord Grass Roots (pictured, left) completed an undefeated season defeating New Heights Roofing, 93-70. ECGR was led by Jimmy Thorpe (31 points), Coleton Neely (26 points) and Jackson Riel (18 points). New Heights was led by Luis Grullon (23 points) and Jordan Fithian (21 points). In the C Division championship game, Shumway Construction (pictured, right) completed an undefeated season by defeating Pete’s Painting, 74-68. Taylor Caron (36 points) and Todd Shackelford (14 points) paced Shumway. Jason Gabor (18 points) and …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, August 29, 2015

T.J. Hennessey, Belmont boys’ soccer, 4 goals in 5-2 win Jayson Cleveland, Coe-Brown boys’ soccer, 2 goals in 3-2 overtime win Pano Galatas, H-D boys’ soccer, 2 goals in a 4-1 win Ellie Pope, Concord girls’ soccer, 2 goals and an assist in 4-2 win Heather Sefton, Merrimack Valley girls’ soccer, 2 goals in 3-2 win Bridgette Winters, H-D girls’ soccer, 3 goals …

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Saturday, August 29, 2015

JV results The John Stark girls’ JV soccer team defeated Sanborn, 5-0. John Stark maintained possession throughout the game and had a constant barrage of shots and crosses to give the Generals the advantage. Quianna Willard and Becca McLaughlin scored in the first half and Rachael Keon, Willard and Lexi Knapton scored in the second half. Goalie Ali L’Heareaux was strong in net. …

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Saturday, August 15, 2015

Sunset League champs Century 21 earned the Sunset League title, defeating Grappone, 3-1, in the best-of-five series. ∎ Grappone won the first game, 3-1. Jon Clary threw a six-hitter to earn the win on the mound, while Jack Yvars had an RBI single to break a scoreless tie. Century …

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Friday, August 14, 2015

Youth basketball In Wednesday night’s 5th- and 6th-grade girls’ Sportszone summer basketball action, Bow fell to Derry, 27-18, but beat Pelham, 25-5. Offensively, Bow was led by Lyndsey LaPerle (15 points), Isabella LaPerle (six points), Catherine Windsor (five points) and Jess Chamberlin (four points). Leading rebounders were Anne …

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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Canterbury Woods CC golf Canterbury Woods held both its women’s and men’s club championships last weekend. Winners in the women’s championship flight were Beth Hamilton (first gross, 152) and Mindy Williams (second gross, 174), and Lise Swacha (first net, 141) and Barb Beers (second net, 142). Women’s first …

People for Aug. 13, 2015

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

NEW LONDON Kate Kozain was named to the dean’s list at Union College in Schenectady, N.Y. She is a neuroscience major. PEMBROKE Alycia Abbott, daughter of Sylvia and Brownlo Abbott Jr., was named to the dean’s list for …

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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Youth basketball In 7th- and 8th-grade boys’ basketball action in the Sportszone summer league, Bow (2-7) lost its last game of the season to Team Tritto, 40-33. Offensively, Bow was led by Ben Harris (16 points), Nick Kyah (six points), Matt Cardarelli (six points) and Brian Carter (five …

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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

USEF runner-up Merrimack Valley Middle School eighth grader Jordan Wicklund and her pony, Ferdinand, placed second in the Medium Pony Hunter Over Fences at the USEF National Pony Finals in Lexington, Ky. over the weekend. Coaches needed John Stark Regional High School has the following coaching openings for …

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Sunday, August 9, 2015

Golf results For the second straight year, Nashua Country Club defeated Concord Country Club in their annual Interclub Match. Concord held a 4½-3½ lead after Saturday’s Fourball matches. After a nip-and-tuck start, Nashua won seven of the last eight singles matches to pull away to a 14½-9½ victory. …

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Saturday, August 8, 2015

Equestrian elite Concord’s Amy Cohen and Boscawen’s Jordan Wicklund both were awarded sportsmanship ribbons at the U.S. Equestrian Federation’s Pony Finals in Lexington, Ky., on Monday. Both girls competed in the medium pony hunters category, Cohen with her …

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Saturday, August 8, 2015

Comets softball teams take titles The New Hampshire Comets 12U Blue softball team went 6-0 and outscored its opponents 63-7 to win the Nor’Easters Classic, the team’s fifth tournament championship of the summer. The Comets were led offensively …

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Friday, August 7, 2015

Golf results Kevin Hobbs and Will Brunkhorst won the Two-Ball Best Ball event on Thursday at Concord Country Club, shooting a score of 60. Behind them were four teams shooting 61 including: Don Young and Tony Hartigan, Steve Murphy and Will Brunkhorst, Jon Lang and Jay Salamy, and …