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High schools: Tide boys' tennis team wins epic match over Derryfield in semifinals

MANCHESTER - The moment was impossibly full. Tension, drama, disbelief and release all crammed into a three-second window that the Concord boys' tennis team flung open in victory. "This was the most exciting,…

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Preview capsule outlook of today's high school tournament action

High school tournaments today Track & field Division I championships At Winnacunnet H.S., Hampton, 4 p.m. Schedule of events: 4 p.m. - (girls, then boys) long jump, pole vault, javelin, shot…

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Headlines from around the world in sports

NBA Bulls fire Thibodeau, cite lack of trust CHICAGO - In five seasons under Tom Thibodeau, the Chicago Bulls soared to heights they had not reached since Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen were collecting…

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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

AAU baseball champions The U13 Concord Cannons won the NH Bobcats third annual Memorial Day Classics tournament, going undefeated during the weekend. The Cannons defeated Seacoast United, 10-3, in the…

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Fisher Cats rally in ninth to end losing streak at four

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat the Reading Fightin Phils, 3-2, and end a four-game losing streak last night. After giving up a run in the top of…

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With four picks in draft, Celtics have to cast wide net

WALTHAM, Mass. - With four picks in next month's NBA draft, the Boston Celtics can't just focus on a couple of players who look like they might be in their range. The Celtics will look at as many as 100…

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New French Open challenges await Williams, Djokovic, Murray

PARIS - For Serena Williams, it was a bad right elbow that led to some shaky serving and a dropped set. For Novak Djokovic, first it was a balky right hip that needed treatment from a trainer; later came…

May 28
Announcing his bid for president, Pataki says Democrats are "party of privilege," GOP "party of the middle class"

It's official: After twice before toying with a bid for the White House and spending months trying to make his mark in New Hampshire, George Pataki is running for president. The former governor of New…

May 28
Concord High School honor roll

The following students earned honors for the third quarter at Concord High School. Grade 12 High Honors: Thomas Bengtson, Flannery Black-Ingersoll, Heidi Breton, Mikaela Callahan, Courtney DiFilippo,…

May 28
running for wellness and washington

W eare Middle School's Wellness Committee recently held a 5K and Penny Sale to promote healthy living and to raise money for the eighth-grade class trip to Washington, D.C. Almost $2,500 was raised this…

May 28
Black Fly Blitz was a community success

Thanks to the time and effort of 35 volunteers and 48 sponsors, the Wilmot Community Association's 11th annual Black Fly Blitz on Memorial Day, May 25, was a resounding success. Proceeds from the Black…

May 28
Birth announcements: Katelyn O'Brien

A daughter, Katelyn Clare O'Brien, was born May 5 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon to Kelly and Patrick O'Brien of Concord.

May 28
Volunteers recognized

New American Africans Executive Director Honore Murenzi (left) and brother Gentil Kamanzi and Claude Rwigema, originally from Rwanda, present Mark Seymour of Concord with a certificate of appreciation…

May 28
Announcements: Town portrait

CONTOOCOOK Say 'Cheese!' A town-wide photo of Hopkinton/Contoocook residents will be taken by photographer Bob LaPree at Hopkinton High School gym Saturday at 4 p.m. If you're a resident, be sure to…

May 28
People for May 28, 2015

NORTHFIELD Julia Kehr was named to the president's list for the spring semester at Champlain College in Burlington, Vt. She is a senior communications major. Angel Natal received an award in business…

May 28
Bow High School Honor Roll

The following students earned honors for the third quarter at Bow High School. Grade 12 HIGH HONORS: Sarah Lane, Lily Mooney, Anna Morrison, Taylor Morrison, Audrey Reed, Nicole Sardella, Lauren Scarpetti,…

May 28
Rundlett Middle School mourns loss of student

A sixth-grader at Concord's Rundlett Middle School died Wednesday night after a medical emergency, according to a statement from school officials. The girl needed to go to the hospital for a medical emergency…

May 28
$11.3 billion state budget plan heads to full Senate for review

Senate budget writers signed off on an $11.3 billion spending plan yesterday that Republicans touted as business-friendly and compassionate, but that Democrats argued will hurt the middle class. The budget…

May 28
Slumping slugger Ortiz getting break from Red Sox lineup

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Struggling slugger David Ortiz is getting a break from the Boston Red Sox lineup.