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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Youth softball The Capital Area Babe Ruth U12 All-Star team, consisting of players from Concord, Merrimack Valley and Hopkinton, won the District 2 U12 championship by defeating the Central NH All-Stars 2-1 in a best-of-three format. Capital Area won the first game, 2-0, behind the outstanding pitching of Alani Ramas, but lost the second game, 7-4. Capital Area trailed the deciding game, 2-0, early before strong hitting led the team … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Golf results The team of Asa Stoykovich, Jordan Dustin, Tim Pitman and William Scrivens (pictured, l-r, with Coach and Counselor Samantha Reed) scrambled to a 3-under par 33 and defeated the team of Jeremiah Barry, Stenny Kula, Ben Leon and Jack Harrington in a sudden death playoff in the Beaver Meadow Junior Camp … 0

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Friday, July 11, 2014

Tournament champions The Concord Cannons Prospects 16U baseball team (pictured above) improved to 20-6 thanks to three consecutive tournament championships. The Cannons won the War at the Shore tournament in Lyme, Conn.; the Franklin Pierce Invitational in Rindge; and the Baseball Heaven Motus Independence Day Tournament on Long Island this past weekend. The … 0

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Friday, June 13, 2014

UNH hockey newcomers UNH men’s hockey Coach Dick Umile announced 10 new additions to the Wildcats for the upcoming season. The 10 players from the class of 2018 are Adam Clark (Sherwood Park, Alberta), Dylan Chanter (Armstrong, British Columbia), Shane Eiserman (Newburyport, Mass.), Warren Foegele (Unionville, Ontario), Jon … 0

School board votes down Penacook Community Center offer for school

Friday, June 13, 2014

The Penacook Community Center is still in search of a bigger home after the Merrimack Valley School Board voted down its offer to buy the Washington Street School. The community center has shown interest in the school at 26 Washington St. as its programming has expanded, prompting a … 0

Division II softball tournament

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Semifinals Yesterday John Stark 4, Con-Val 3, 10 inn. Coe-Brown 2, Pembroke 1 Final Saturday At SNHU No. 7 John Stark (14-5) vs. No. 1 Coe-Brown (17-2), 4:30 p.m. … 0

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Thursday, June 12, 2014

High school tournaments today Girls’ lacrosse Division III championship At SNHU No. 2 John Stark (14-2) vs. No. 1 Derryfield (17-0), 7 p.m. Previous tournament games: John Stark stopped No. 7 Kingswood, 11-10, and No. 3 Kearsarge, 9-7. Derryfield eased past No. 8 Plymouth, 15-6, and No. 4 … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Youth baseball Banks Chevrolet edged the Hopkinton Colonial Village Gators, 10-8, in Cal Ripken majors action. Banks’s offense was led by Mikey Case (two-run single), Daniel Chase (two singles, run), Donovan Hayes (single, run) and Owen Currier (reached base three times). For the Gators, Larsen Burack, Sam Rawson … 0

High schools: John Stark boys’ volleyball team battles but falls to top-ranked Salem in quarterfinals

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

After earning the program’s first-ever playoff victory last Friday, the John Stark boys’ volleyball team had another historic victory in mind last night – an upset of nine-time defending champion and top-ranked Salem. And while the Generals (8-10) provided a challenge, the Blue Devils (16-1) were simply too … 0

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

High school tournaments today Softball Division II semifinals At SNHU No. 14 ConVal (8-10) vs. No. 7 John Stark (13-5), 5 p.m. Previous tournament games: John Stark beat No. 10 Portsmouth, 5-4, and No. 2 Goffstown, 6-2. Con-Val upset No. 3 Souhegan, 8-6, and No. 6 Plymouth, 2-0. … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Youth baseball Banks Chevrolet Babe Ruth beat Complete Car Care, 12-2, behind the pitching of John Taranovich, Steven Drewes and Connor Haywood. Gabe Tobin went 3-for-3 for Banks, while Zach Miles (two hits), Griffin Gilbert (two hits, double) and Haywood (double, three RBI) also hit well. For CCC, … 0

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Maple Syrup Classic champs The 6th-grade Penacook Pride girls’ basketball team (14-6) went 4-0 to win the Maple Syrup Classic in Burlington, Vt. (Bottom row left to right) Hannah Costello, Emily Philbrook, Haley Kenney, Rylee Boucher, Miah Boucher, … 0

Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

High school tournaments today Boys’ volleyball Division I quarterfinals No. 8 John Stark (8-9) at No. 1 Salem (15-1), 5 p.m. Previous tournament matches: John Stark swept No. 9 Londonderry, 3-0. Salem received a first-round bye. head to head: Salem won in straight sets on May 14. Notes: … 0