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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Youth hockey

The Concord Capital Sig Sauer Academy squirt 1 team beat the Massachusetts state champions from Triton, 3-2. Brooks Craigue, Tyler Coskren and Zach Drew scored. Assists came from Cam McGonigle, Noah Drew and Joey Ala. Goalie Adam Omundson was outstanding in net.

College standouts

Lindsay Bucknam of Bow scored a goal in SNHU women’s lacross team’s 11-8 loss to Merrimack.

∎ Rebecca Beaulieu of Weare scored a goal for the Mount Ida women’s lacrosse team in a 12-10 loss to St. Joseph’s (Maine).

Ski racing

Bobby Arnold of Bow, 62, finished the 2014 ski season in first place nationally out of 188 racers in the 60-64 Silver Division of NASTAR. Arnold is a member of the Yukon Jacks racing team at Pats Peak.

Concord Rec tennis

Concord Recreation is offering the following tennis programs: Tot Tennis, ages 4-6 (not in 1st grade), introduction to tennis, skill-related games and activities, players will use age-specific equipment including smaller racquets, reduced-sized nets and court, and specialized tennis balls, Wednesdays, May 7-June 11 from 1-1:45 p.m. at Keach Park Tennis Courts; youth tennis lessons (ages 8-17), older participants will transition to full court and learn proper grip stances, service, scoring and forehand/backhand strokes, check website for dates and times; adult beginner tennis (ages 16+), ideal for the beginner who has never played, Thursdays, May 8-June 12 from 7-8 p.m. at Merrill Park Tennis Courts; adult tennis league (ages 16+), advanced beginners to intermediate level players, participants should be able to keep score and play singles and doubles, Tuesdays, May 6-June 10 from 7-8 p.m. at Merrill Park Tennis Courts. For more information on Concord Recreation Programs, visit concordnh.gov.recreation or call 225-8690. Instructor for all levels is Pattu Pilai.

Soccer camp

Concord Parks & Recreation is offering a soccer skills development program for children ages 3-6. Classes run Saturdays, May 3-June 14 from 1:15-2:15 p.m.(3/4-year-olds) and 2:15-3:15 p.m. (5/6-year-olds).

Running clinics

Concord Parks & Recreation is offering the following running clinics: The 5K YES I CAN! program (ages 16+ or 15 with an adult) will provide new runners with the tools, training and support needed to accomplish the goal of completing a 5K race. Tips and advice on strengthening, stretching/flexibility, proper footwear choices and running techniques will be provided. No prior running experience is necessary. Running group meets Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. from April 3-June 5. The Healthy Running Seminar Series gives runners and athletes the inside track on cutting edge technology. There are four seminars in the series (Nutrition, Foam Rolling, Strength and Corrective Exercise and Form and Footwear). Participants can sign up for the series or choose one or more of the individual seminars. This class runs Thursdays, April 17-May 15 from 7-8 p.m.

Coaches needed

John Stark Regional High has the following coaching openings for the 2014-15 school year: varsity girls’ volleyball, varsity field hockey, JV field hockey, girls’ JV soccer and varsity cross country. Send a current résumé, letter of interest and three current letters of reference to Mark Searles, Athletic Director, John Stark Regional High School, 618 North Stark Highway, Weare, NH 03281 or via email at mark.searles@sau24.org

Babe Ruth signups

Winnisquam Babe Ruth will hold signups for the upcoming season April 2from 5-7 p.m. at the Pines Community Center in Northfield. Players 13-15 years old who live in Tilton, Northfield and Sanbornton are eligible. Bring a copy of birth certificate and a $75 registration fee. Winnisquam plays in the Andy Phelps Twin Rivers Babe Ruth League. The season starts after the school baseball season is over. Contact Coach Jason Parent at 387-4626 or Fred Caruso at 455-7950.

Baseball players needed

Team NH Baseball is looking for a few more players for its U13 team. Season includes indoor and outdoor practices and one tournament in New York. Call Mike Jackson at (603) 577-1772 for more info or email teamnhbaseball@comcast.net.


C oncord Little League is holding registration Saturday at Dick’s Sporting Goods from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Children between the ages of 4-12 are eligible. Contact Alison Nyhan at 225-4622 or concordNHlittleleague@gmail.com. If you can’t attend one of the in-person registrations, email Nyhan for a form or check out the league’s Facebook page. Send all forms, payment and a copy of your child’s birth certificate to: Alison Nyhan, 75 South Main Street, Unit 7 PMB 257, Concord, NH 03301.

C apital City Vipers football and cheerleading will hold registrations Sunday from 5-7 p.m. at the Concord Boys & Girls Club. Bring football players to be weighed for placement. Contact Lisa Hart at kennethchart@comcast.net.

Kearsarge Hockey is registering for an October 2014 start. There are no tryouts for the league. Prices are: Learn to Skate/Learn to Play $100, Mites $200, Squirts $275, PeeWees $350 and Bantam $350. Sign up in person or by mail by Tuesday and receive $50 off. Get registration forms at Kearsargehockey.com.

Spring Indoor Soccer league registrations are being accepted at FieldHouse Sports in Bow. The next eight-week session begins the week of April 12. To register as a team or as an individual, call 226-4646 or stop in at 12 Tallwood Drive in Bow.

Adult 7-on-7 soccer leagues run by Seacoast Express United will held for both men and women at NHTI in a six-week session from April 26 -June 7 (no games over Memorial Day weekend). Cost is $600 per team. Register at seacoastunitedexpress.org.

Limelight Elite cheerleading All Stars out of Bow is gearing up for season four. Visit limelighteliteallstars.com for tryout and assessment dates. There’s a team for every age and ability level.

Camps/clinics/ lessons

Baseball clinic put on by Pembroke Academy will be held Sunday at the school gym from 9 a.m.-noon. for players ages 8-12. Cost is a $25 donation to the Pembroke Academy baseball team. Contact Joshua Coughlin at jcoughlin@sau53.org.

NH GOLF ASSOCIATION will hold a rules of golf clinic April 5 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Beaver Meadow Golf Course in Concord. A $20 fee is charged to defray the cost of lunch. Call John at 540-1631 or email jjelley@nhgolf.com to register. Space is limited.

Hillcat Baseball Kick-Off Clinic, run by Hillsboro-Deering Coach Mike Donnell, will be held April 6 at H-D High School for players in grades 5-8. The clinic for 5th- and 6th-graders will be from 10 a.m.-noon, while the 7th- and 8th-graders will go from 1-3 p.m. The first 24 kids from each group to respond will be accepted. Cost is $20. Email mdonnell@sau53.org and leave a note of interest and Coach Donnell will respond.

Healthy Running Seminar classes for ages 16 and older will run Thursdays from April 17-May 15 from 7-8 p.m. Visit concordnh.gov.recreation or call 225-8690.

Soccer camps are offered by Concord Rec April 21-25. Pre-school camp for ages 4-6 (not in 1st grade) runs 1-2 p.m. at Keach Park. Camp for grades 1-6 runs from 8:30 a.m.-noon. Visit concordnh.gov.recreation or call 225-8690.

UNH gymnastics program will hold a clinic April 21-22 from 1-5 p.m. at the UNH gymnastics facility. Cost is $40 per day or $65 for both days. There is a 10-percent discount for additional children from the same family. Register at unhwildcats.com or pay at the door. Contact assistant coach Ali Carr at Alison.carr@unh.edu.

Crimson Tide Wrestling camp will be held June 23-27 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost to sign up is $150, or $125 before May 1. Contact Nick Zeras at 785-9705 or visit freeteams.net/ctwc.

Hawk Baseball camp, held at Hopkinton High School, will be held June 23-26 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Visit eteamz.com/hawkbaseball. Contact Coach Dave Chase at 545-2960 or 4chaseteam@comcast.net.

Play On! Soccer camp will be held at NHTI July 7-11 and July 14-18 for children in grades 4-10, under the direction of Coach Don Welford and Derek Johnson. Visit hogancamps.com.

Paul Hogan Basketball camps can be found at hogancamps.com or by calling 340-1719. Rip City Basketball Camp will be held June 23-27, Girls Point Guard/Post Player Camp will be held June 29-July 1, Boys Point Guard/Post Player Camp will be held July 2-4 and the 20th annual Specialty Basketball Camp will be July 20-24. All events will be at NHTI.

Play On! Soccer camp will be held at NHTI July 7-11 and July 14-18 for children in grades 4-10, under the direction of Coach Don Welford and Derek Johnson. Visit hogancamps.com.

Shooter’s Gold Basketball camps for children in grades 1-8 will be held July 7-11 in Meredith, Gilford and Littleton, and July 14-18 in Laconia, Hooksett and Enfield. Forms are printable from hogancamps.com along with other information.

IHB BASEBALL camp will be held July 14-17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pembroke Academy and is open to both boys and girls ages 6-13. Cost is $75 for the week. There will be many special guests, including current and former major leaguers. Register at ihbsports.com.

DR. MILLER’S SOCCER School for children ages 10-18 will be hosted at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro July 24-27. Limited enrollment. Contact millersoccer@hotmail.com or call 630-5866 for a brochure.


Concord Babe Ruth League evaluations for new players will be held Saturday from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at Concord Sports Center. Check-in will begin at 8 a.m. Visit concordbaberuth.com or email minerys@comcast.net.

CHS Meet the Coaches Night is April 2 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Concord High. All spring athletes and their parents/guardians are expected to attend. Individual team meetings will be held at 7:10 in the following places: girls’ lacrosse in the auditorium; softball in room 3090; girls’ tennis is room 2038; baseball in the media center; boys’ lacrosse in the gym; boys’ tennis in room 2039; all track in the student center.

Concord High spring sports team photos will be taken April 2 at 3 p.m. at CHS.

Whiffleball tournament will be held April 12 from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at NHTI. Sign up with Coach Lloyd at clloyd@ccsnh.edu.

Rundlett Middle School track picture day will be April 15 at 4:15 p.m. at Memorial Field.

Concord Recreation will hold the following programs: April Vacation Preschool Soccer Camp (ages 4-6, not in first grade) and April Vacation Soccer Camp (grades 1-6) from April 21-25; and April Vacation Golf Camp (ages 7-13) from April 22-25. Visit concordnh.gov.recreation or call 225-8690.

High School Basketball tournament for boys’ teams (June 28) and girls’ teams (July 12) will be held at NHTI. Boys’ teams should contact Paul Hogan at phogan@ccsnh.edu and girls’ teams should contact Kevin Gibbs at ksamg@comcast.net.

Players needed

Youngsville Granite Heat baseball is looking for two more U13 players and four more U14 players for its AAU teams. Players must be team age as of May 1, 2014. The season starts Saturday. To try out, contact Coach Tom at coach-tom-youngsville-aau@comcast.net or Coach Spencer at sgalloway@youngsvilleaau.org, or email info@youngsvillebaseball.org.

Central Force AAU girls’ basketball program is looking for two more girls for its 8th-grade team for the upcoming season. Email Mark at cableguy10@hotmail.com.

NH Comets 10U fastpitch softball team is looking for one or two strong 10-year-old players for the summer season. Contact Coach Freddy Rivera at 848-2738 or email at sixfredyr@mygsc.com.

Coaches needed

BISHOP BRADY HIGH School is looking for a varsity girls’ tennis head coach for this spring. Email a cover letter, résumé, and three letters of reference to Fred Vezina, Athletic Director, at fvezina@bishopbrady.edu or send it to Bishop Brady High School, 25 Columbus Ave., Concord, NH 03301.

Belmont High School has the following coaching vacancies for the spring: girls’ varsity lacrosse and track and field. Send a current résumé to Erica Knolhoff, Athletic Director at eknolhoff@sau80.org.

Hillsboro-Deering High School has the following coaching vacancies: two assistant track coaches (throwing events coach and a hurdles/jumps coach), JV baseball coach and JV boys’ soccer coach. Contact Athletic Director Jay Wood at 464-1234.


John Stark spring parent/athlete meeting is April 3 at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria. All athletes and at least one parent/guardian are expected to attend. If you cannot attend, you must contact your child’s coach to make alternate arrangements.


Concord Men’s Summer Basketball League teams should contact Andy Pappas at 545-4305. League play begins the week of May 8.

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