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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

JV results

The Concord High JV softball team beat Timberlane, 9-3, to improve to 11-1. Caitlyn Shea threw a complete game, scattering five hits to go with two walks and five strikeouts. She helped her cause at the dish, going 2-for-3 with a double, a walks, an RBI and a run. Lynnie Picard (2-for-4, home run, two runs) and Rebecca Zenor (2-for-3, two runs, RBI) also powered the Tide offense.

∎ The John Stark JV girls’ lacrosse team defeated Kearsarge, 6-5. Bella Zarella dominated the draws and scored three goals. Jillian Valcourt controlled the midfield and had numerous groundballs. Both Morgan MacAllen and Steph Enderson scored a goal.

∎ The Hillsboro-Deering JV softball team beat Hopkinton, 14-4. Pitcher Nicole Mooney pitched a solid game, finishing with seven strikeouts. Corrine Rheaune and Britney Lupin played well offensively. Catcher Brianna Gretchen played well behind the plate.

∎ The Hillsboro-Deering JV baseball team edged Hopkinton, 12-11. Brad Sampson pitched a complete game, striking out 12. Jake Dyer played excellent defense, while the offense was led by Ryan Hays, Thomas Ferguson and Garret Miller. Alan Clark scored the winning run while pinch running in the top of the seventh. Jacob Underwood (2-for-4, run, three RBI), Josh Angell (3-for-5, two runs, three stolen bases) and Kayl Murdough (3-for-4, two runs, RBI) led Hopkinton’s offense, while second baseman Daniel Tucker connected for his first hit of the season and had two assists.

∎ The Concord girls’ JV lacrosse team lost to Souhegan, 9-6. Becca Proulx (four goals), Addie Palisi and Ari McLeod scored, while Julia Ek and deVan Piper played well on defense.

Middle school results

The Hopkinton Middle School track and field team closed out its regular season with a five-team meet at Merrimack Valley. On the boys’ side, Simon Doneski ran a personal best of 5:13 in the mile, while Dirk Jorgenson qualified for the state meet with a high jump of 4-4 in his first-ever attempt. For the girls, Sydney Stockwell ran a personal best of 5:50 in the mile, and Anna Marklin had a high jump of 4-6. In all, 22 Hawks qualified for next week’s state meet.

College standouts

Graham McIntire of Concord was selected by College Sports Madness as the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Player of the Week for May 12. McIntire helped Marist College of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., sweep three games from conference opponent St. Peters. He had three doubles, five RBI and scored four runs while hitting .455. The wins keep Marist in position for a conference playoff berth.

∎ Concord’s Griff Tewksbury, a senior on the Bates College baseball team, earned First Team All-NESCAC honors. Tewksbury led the team in home runs (six), RBI (31), hits (46), runs (31), walks (24), slugging percentage (.579) and on-base percentage (.461). Primarily a DH, Tewksbury was second on the squad in both batting average (.346) and doubles (nine).

∎ Bow’s Lindsey Nerbonne is one of four UNH field hockey players named to the New England Training Squad after USA Field Hockey Northeast region tryouts. The squad of 38 will be pared to an 18-player roster comprising the New England team that will compete at the USA Field Hockey Women’s National Championship to be held June 15-21 at Spooky Nook Sports in Pennsylvania.

∎ Loudon’s Joardyn Douillette and Bow’s Kasie Tucker each went 2-for-3 with a double, and Tucker scored the lone NHTI run in the Lynx’s 4-1 loss to Penn State Mont Alto in the USCAA National Championship losers’ bracket. The Lynx ended the season at 26-13-1.

Youth softball

In Capital Area Babe Ruth majors softball, Penacook Pharmacy defeated Concord Police Department. For Penacook Pharmacy, Morgan Burdick tripled and made a great play at first base, Kathryn Thompson scored three runs and played solid defense at third, and Emma Galonski scored. For Concord Police, Lauren Pettingill had two hits, Haleigh Boutwell doubled and Abby Shagena played well behind the plate.

∎ In Concord NE AAA action, Bow Auto Parts defeated Suncook’s Hebert Fuel, 14-6. Rylee Constant and Lyndsey LaPerle combined to pitch and catch a great game for Bow. Bow’s offense was led by Elena Roy, Lyndsey LaPerle and Maddie Michaelis. Lilly Campbell pitched solid for Suncook, as teammate Cierra Hill complemented her with a good game behind the plate. Tiana Campbell had a nice hit.

∎ Lavallee Oil defeated Merrimack County Savings, 12-3, in Capital Area majors action. For MCSB, Alyssa O’Neal provided the offense with a home run and Kara Laramee provided solid pitching. For Lavallee, Olivia McCarty and Shannon Trainor shared the pitching while Salena Chadbourne and Nicole Cansler provided the offense.

∎ In Capital Area Babe Ruth AAA, Concord American’s Concord Family Vision defeated Franklin Savings Bank. Concord Family Vision’s Emily Weld and Elizabeth had strong bats, Lydia Palmer made great plays at second and Allison Yanski made a great, game-ending catch. For Franklin Savings, Taylor Bailey pitched well, Sammy Allen debuted at third and had a solid play. Olivia Lacasse had a strong hit to bring in the team’s only run.

∎ In Capital Area AAA action, Barton Insurance defeated Franklin Savings Bank, 14-8. Barton was led by the hitting of Julia Baer and Abby Simpson along with the pitching of Jordyn Barrett and Maddy Follansbee. Abby Allen led the FSB team with three innings of solid pitching. Olivia Lacasse was solid in her pitching debut. Renee Wesoja worked hard behind the plate.

∎ In Capital Area Babe Ruth softball, Cimo’s Deli defeated Stonehill Landscaping, 14-8. Nicole LeBrun (10 strikeouts, three walks) got the win, pitching four strong innings. Leading Cimo’s bats were Alice Rosenberg (single, double) and Alannah Johnson. Stonehill received a triple from Isabella Danko and strong defense from pitcher Alani Ramas, catcher Jayden Holmes and infielder Dakota Benoit.

Youth baseball

In Concord Babe Ruth action, Banks Chevrolet defeated CPPA, 14-7. Gabe Tobin led the offense, going 3-for-4 with three runs, six RBI, a double and a grand slam. Also for Banks, Zach Miles had two hits, Griffin Gilbert and Steven Drewes pitched well and Andrew Champagne had a hit and made a great defensive play. For CPPA, Isaac Fiske had two hits, including a triple, Spenser Ferguson had two hits and Matt York pitched well.

∎ Cobb Hill Construction defeated Henniker, 11-1, in Babe Ruth baseball action. Ben Kimball got the win in five innings, striking out 10. The offense was led by Cole Johnson and Matt Fergusson (three hits each) and Anthony Celenza (two hits). Mark Borak contributed a great defensive play in right field.

∎ In Concord Northeast Cal Ripken majors action, NERS defeated Banks Chevrolet, 5-3. For NERS, Jamie Huffman pitched a complete game, striking out 10, and contributed offensively with a double and a home run. Kyle Hill turned an unassisted double play and hit a double to the wall. Will Shoemaker threw out three runners and had two doubles. Kevin McDonough had three hits and an RBI. Ethan Ninness had his first majors RBI. For Banks, Matthew Burns pitched well and had a great hit. Dylan Miles was flawless at second base and Trevor Smith was rock solid behind the plate.

∎ In Cal Ripken majors, Sam Crawford’s three-run homer ignited a fourth-inning seven-run outburst by the Hopkinton Colonial Village Gators in their win over the Enviro-Tote Cardinals of Bow. Danny Rinden drove in two runs with a double before Crawford launched his second homer of the game an inning later. Sam Rawson, Zach Desrochers and Larsen Burack all pitched well. Connor Wachsmith and Riley Elliot pitched well for the Enviro-Tote Cardinals and Trent Jackson and Nate Hood led the offense.

∎ In Bow Cal Ripken action, the KBW A’s defeated the Constantly Pizza Giants, 13-12. The Giants were led by Nick Steigmeyer with three hits and two runs, Kyle Martin and Nick Detrio each had two hits and scored two runs. The A’s were led by Matthew Lamy, who struck out 11 batters over four innings. Chase Wing had two hits and three RBI and Aden Lipsy ended the game with a walk-off home run.

∎ In Bow Cal Ripken action, the Bow Pizza Man Rays defeated HR Clough, 6-5. Bow’s offense was led by Myles Rheinhardt (single, double) and Chris Wheeler (two hits). On the mound for Bow, Connor Treybig had four strikeouts in the first two innings. HR Clough was led by the hitting of Denver Sykes and Colby Marshall and the pitching of Michael Oberheim and Ryan Graham.

Golf results

In a Valley Seniors golf tournament at Bretwood, New London’s Paul Lazdowski shot an 85 to finish 10th gross. North Sutton’s Bob Lawrie was low net with a 64 in his age category, while Pembroke’s Richard Nadeau (69) was second net and Bow’s Ed Moody (86) was second gross in their respective age categories.

Tilton School results

The Tilton School boys’ varsity lacrosse team beat Holderness, 11-10, in double overtime on Jeremy Choroszy’s fourth goal of the game. Tyler Hatch and Jared Lucas scored three apiece and Paul Armstrong added one.

∎ The Tilton boys’ varsity tennis team won its final match of the season against Dublin, 6-3. Huston Chabot, Michael Notice, Jordan Karenzi and Harry Duo won in singles, while Chabot/Notice and Karenzi/Roger Wang won in doubles.

∎ The Tilton varsity softball team fell to Phillips Exeter, 9-4. Mack Stephen had two hits and scored two runs. Megan Sargent, Kaitlyn Hess and Jordan Halloran had RBI for the Rams.

∎ The Tilton girls’ lacrosse team lost to Brewster, 16-3, in the first round of the Lakes Region Tournament. Julianna Pliskin, Madi Nichols and Sarah Erban scored, with assists from Madi Downs and Tatum Schlossberg (her first of the season). Kate Albretsen and Amanda Downs played strong in the midfield and goalie Tiana Cass ended the game with 15 saves and four interceptions.

Proctor Academy results

The Proctor Academy girls’ lacrosse team beat KUA, 15-10 in the Lakes Region League playoffs.

∎ The boys’ lacrosse team fell to KUA, 8-6, in the Lakes Region League playoffs.

∎ The baseball team beat Brewster, 17-7, in the Lakes Region League playoffs.

∎ The girls’ tennis team beat Exeter, 7-2.

∎ The boys’ tennis team lost to Brewster, 7-2.

∎ The varsity golf team placed second in the Lakes Region Championship.

Capitols football/cheer

Concord Capitols Football & Cheer will hold registration May 22 and May 29 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Martin Field on Iron Works Road in Concord. Registration is open to all football and cheer athletes in grades 2-8 in the greater Concord area. Teams are based on grade level and age without weight restrictions. Call Ray Raimo at 625-2152.

Henniker soccer

Henniker Fall Soccer registration runs Wednesday-June 30 at hennikerathletics.org. The website also contains information about the youth program.

Tryouts/registrations

Junior Legion tryouts for Contoocook Post 81 will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Hopkinton High School. Any player born on or after Jan 1, 1997, and who attends Bishop Brady, Bow, Concord, Concord Christian, Franklin, Hillsboro, Hopkinton, John Stark, Merrimack Valley, Tilton School and Winnisquam H.S. is eligible. Email David Chase at 4chaseteam@comcast.net. Include your name, school, age and positions you play. Questions, call 545-2960.

Pembroke Jr. Spartans football and cheer will hold registration Saturday from noon-2 p.m. at Pembroke Town Library. Contact Melissa Wallace, President, Pembroke Friends of Football at 568-0493.

American Legion Post 21 baseball team is having its second tryout for this year’s team Sunday at the Concord Sports Center from 1-3 p.m. Players who attended the first tryout do not have to attend; this tryout is for those who were unable to attend the first. Contact Carl Nolin at cnolin1@comcast.net.

Vipers Football and Cheerleading will hold a registration for the 2014 season Sunday at the Concord Boys and Girls Club from 6-7:30 p.m. Bring football players to be weighed for placement.

Seacoast United will hold tryouts for 2014-15 teams. The U8-U18 boys’ and girls’ teams will try out June 17-20 at NHTI in Concord. For more info and to register for tryouts, visit seacoastunitedexpress.org.

Players needed

Sunset League, the nation’s oldest after-supper baseball league, is looking for coaches, players and sponsors for this summer season. The season begins May 27. To be a part of Concord’s oldest pastime, call Steve DeStefano at 496-3674 or at 224-3377, ext. 16.

Coaches needed

Concord High School has an opening for a boys’ JV soccer coach. Send a résumé and three letters of reference to Steve Mello, Director of Physical Education & Sport, 170 Warren St., Concord, NH 03301 or email: smell@concordnhschools.net.

BISHOP BRADY HIGH School is looking for a varsity boys’ soccer head coach for the fall of 2014. 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.

John Stark Regional High has the following coaching openings for the 2014-15 school year: varsity girls’ basketball, varsity field hockey, JV field hockey 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

Hillsboro-Deering High School has the following coaching vacancies: JV boys’ soccer and JV boys’ basketball. Contact Athletic Director Jay Wood at 464-1234.

Hillsboro-Deering/Hopkinton High cooperative football program is seeking qualified and committed coaches for the following positions: defensive coordinator, defensive line, linebackers, secondary, offensive line, receivers and running backs. HDH will be playing a JV schedule this fall. Previous playing and or coaching experience at the high school or college level is preferred. These positions are presently voluntary without stipends. Send a letter of intent, résumé and three current references to: Jay Wood, athletic director, HDHS, 12 Hillcat Dr., Hillsboro, NH 03244, or email to jwood@hdsd.k12.nh.us.

Belmont High School is seeking a boys’ varsity basketball coach. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and résumé to Athletic Director Erica Knolhoff at eknolhoff@sau80.org.

TEAMS NEEDED

Jr. high baseball/softball teams are needed for tournaments that will be held at NHTI May 29-30 (rain date, May 31). The tournaments are limited to four baseball and four softball teams. Interested teams should contact the head coaches – NHTI baseball Coach Tom Warner (twarner@ccsnh.edu or 520-4672) or NHTI softball Coach Kerry Finnigan (kerryfinnigan@comcast.net or 860-3391). Team registration is $125 per team, with each team guaranteed two games. Contact NHTI Athletic Director Paul Hogan at phogan@ccsnh.edu or 230-4041 for more info.

Officials Needed

NH High School Officials Volleyball Association is seeking qualified applicants for the 2014 season. Classes will be held at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester June 29, July 13, July 20 and Aug. 3. Attendance is required at all sessions. Contact Terry Dostie at tdostie@aol.com.

Camp/Clinics/Lessons

Granite State Racing Team/Concord’s Running Club is a club of runners of high school age and older of all abilities. The club meets at the northeast corner of the Memorial Field parking lot on South Fruit Street in Concord at 5 p.m. every Tuesday. The team conducts weekly track workouts led by Coach Amber Ferreira. Contact Jim Monahan at jmonahan11@comcast.net or at gsrtnh.com.

Pembroke summer recreation program registration will be held today from 6-7 p.m. and May 24 from 10–11 a.m. at the Pembroke Town Hall. This six-week program is open to any Pembroke or Allenstown child entering grades 1-6. The program will run from July 7 to Aug. 15. The camp will occur each day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Memorial Field in Pembroke. Cost of the program is $45 a week for Pembroke residents and $55 per week for Allenstown residents. Registration forms will be available at the Pembroke Town Hall after May 24 if space is available. Call 848-9677 with questions.

Concord Flyers youth track program will begin its 23rd season May 28 at the Memorial Field track from 5:30-7 p.m. All area 3rd- to 8th-grade girls are eligible. Practices will be held every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5:30-6:45 p.m. through the end of July, as well as a few practice meets on Sundays (11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) during June. There will also be event clinics, and the team will travel to Manchester’s Livingston Park to compete in open meets every Thursday evening during July. Registration is $80 for new team members (includes uniform). Contact Jack Fraser at 225-4170 or jackf428@hotmail.com.

Archery lessons will be available at the Racquet Club in Concord, located at 10 Garvin Falls Road. The lessons will held on Thursday evenings fomr 5-6:30 p.m. The cost is $15 per session and no experience is needed. For experienced archers with their own equipment, the Racquet Club will hold sessions on Wednesday afternoons from 5-8 p.m. Five-time Olympian Khatuna Lorig will be visiting May 30-June1 to hold a seminar and workshops. Visit archeryinmotion.com.

Fundamentals of Fly Fishing class will be held once a week for four weeks at the Waterville Valley Recreation Department beginning May 31 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost is $10. Contact the Waterville Valley Recreation Department, 11 Noon Peak Road, at 236-4695 or recdirector@watervillevalley.org.

Seacoast Express United Soccer Fit Program, which intertwines a fitness component with soccer training, is a seven-week program that meets three days a week and totals 20 training sessions. Cost is $175 for Seacoast Express United club players and $275 for non-Seacoast Express players. Register at seacoastunitedexpress.org.

Coe-Brown Northwood Academy will be offering camps in various sports this summer. Co-ed tennis (grades 4-9) will be held June 23-25, girls’ basketball (grades 4-9) will be held June 23-27, boys’ basketball will be held July 7-9 (grades 6-10) and July 10-12 (grades 1-5), co-ed lacrosse (grades 4-12) will be held July 14-18, co-ed cross country (grades 9-12) will be held July 20-25, girls’ volleyball (grades 4-9) will be held July 21-25 and co-ed soccer (grades 4-12) will be Aug. 4-8. Enrollment is limited, and campers are encouraged to register by June 13. If registering after June 13, contact Coe-Brown at 942-5531 to check camp availability. Registration forms can obtained atcoebrown.org. Contact Athletic Director Matthew Skidds at mskidds@coebrown.org.

Girls’ basketball day camps and two-day elite clinic will be put on by NH Hoop Skills, LLC at SNHU. The day camps, for girls in grades 3-8, will be held June 23-27 and July 28-Aug. 1.The elite clinic, for grades 9-12, will be held June 28-29. Contact SNHU Head Coach Karen Pinkos at k.pinkos@snhu.edu or 645-9662, or visit snhupenmen.com/camps.

Concord Family YMCA and Seacoast United Express are offering specialty sports camps this summer for kids who have completed grades 3-8. Camps will be at the Abbot-Downing School fields from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. YMCA camps include basketball (June 23-27 and Aug. 4-8), lacrosse (June 30-July 3), flag football (July 28-Aug. 1) and Sport a Day (Aug. 11-15) and cost $65. Registration is the day camp starts. Seacoast camps include soccer (July 7-11), baseball (July 14-18) and field hockey (July 21-25) and cost $95. For Seacoast camps, register in advance at seacoastunitedexpress.org/Camps.

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.

Hawks Softball Camp will be held from June 23-26 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at the Hopkinton High School softball field. The camp is run by varsity Coach Dan Meserve. Campers receive a free T-shirt, and daily prizes are awarded. The cost is $75 and it is open to girls entering grades 3-8. Email dmeserve@hopkintonschools.org with questions or for a camp brochure.

Concord Recreation is offering the following summer camps: beginners lacrosse for grades 3-8, June 25-27 and July 21-25 from 9 a.m.-noon; tennis camps for grades 3-9 (beginner and intermediate/advanced), June 23-27; grand slam tennis for grades 3-6, Aug. 4-8 from 9 a.m.-noon; track & field camp for grades 1-7, June 23-27 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Jr. track & field for ages 5-6 (not in 1st grade), June 23-27 from 8 a.m.-noon; girls-only golf camp for ages 7-13, July 29-Aug. 1 from noon-5 p.m.; advanced golf camp for ages 12-15, July 22-25 from noon-5 p.m.; first kicks soccer camp for ages 2-3 and parent, July 21-25, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; half-day soccer camp for grades 1-6, July 14-18 and July 21-25, 8:30 a.m.-noon; mini soccer camp for ages 4-6, July 14-18 and July 28-Aug. 1, 5:30-7 p.m.; middle school soccer camp for grades 6-9, July 28-Aug. 1,, 8:30 a.m.-noon; full-day soccer camp for grades 1-6, July 28-Aug. 1,, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; archery camp for ages 10-14, July 21-25, 9-11 a.m. and noon-2 p.m. Visit concordparksandrec.com or call 225-8690.

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.

Barrington Middle School is hosting the following sports camps this summer: girls’ basketball (June 30-July 3) grades 1-4 from 9-11 a.m., grades 5-8 from noon-2 p.m.; girls’ volleyball (July 7-10) grades 1-4 from 9-11 a.m., grades 5-8 noon-2 p.m.; boys’ basketball (July 28-31) grades 1-4 from 9-11 a.m., grades 5-8 from noon-2 p.m.

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.

RavenStrong running camp will be held at Franklin Pierce University July 28-Aug. 2. The overnight camp is designed for cross country runners entering 8th to 12th grade. Tuition is $250 before Thursday. Visit facebook.com/RavenStrongCamp to register, or email Track@FranklinPierce.edu for more info.

UNH men’s basketball team will host Wildcat Day Camp from July 28-31 at Lundholm Gymnasium. The camp includes instruction for both beginning players and advanced youth. Participants will receive direction from UNH Head Coach Bill Herrion as well as UNH players. The camp is open to boys and girls from grades 2-9. Campers from grades 2-5 will attend from 9 a.m. to noon, while campers in grades 6-9 will go from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Information, as well as online registration, is available at unhwildcats.com/camps/mbb_day or by contacting Ryan Herrion at ryan.herrion@unh.edu.

UNH women’s volleyball coaching staff will host an overnight camp Aug. 1-3. Participants will have access to Lundholm Gymnasium and all of the amenities of the UNH campus. The cost of the camp is $200 per player. Teams must register and pay all together collectively. Teams must consist of a minimum of 10 players and up to a maximum of 15. There is a $25 fee per name charge after July 1. Participants can register and pay online. Contact Carrie Kimball at carolynn.kimball@unh.edu or 862-2774 or Stacy Barnett at stacy.barnett@unh.edu or 862-4664.

Penacook Community Center has openings for its summer camp program for ages 6-12. Call 753-9700 or visit Penacookcommunitycenter.org.

Events

Operation Hat Trick will be held this week. Sixty-one of the state’s high schools will be participating, with baseball and softball teams wearing camouflage caps with their school logos. Teams have been selling these caps to raise money for Operation Hat Trick, which supports awareness and recovery programs for wounded veterans. Concord High will have a special ceremony starting at 3:45 p.m. at its softball game Friday. All veterans are encouraged to attend these games to be honored.

Open gym for basketball will be held for girls ages 10 and older at Abbot Downing School on Sundays from 9-10:30 a.m. Girls of all skill levels are welcome to participate, and there is no cost. Contact Glenn Mathews at stick7847@yahoo.com or 731-8565.

Concord High boys’ basketball program will host a parents vs. players pot luck get-together Sunday at 4 p.m. in the CHS gym. Current players and Rundlett players in the 8th grade are welcome, including their parents. Contact John Finnegan at 491-4989.

HDHS ImPACT concussion testing must be on file with the school nurse in order to be able to participate in any fall, winter or spring sport for the 2014-15 season. HDHS is offering the testing free of charge June 9 at 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. Go online at hdsd.org, go to HDHS / Hillcat Athletics, and click on Concussion Forms, print and fill out the questionnaire and authorization forms. All forms need to be turned in to Kim Rooney in the welcome center at HDHS as soon as they’re filled out. The 2:30 session will be filled with the first 50 athletes to turn in their paperwork, and the 3:30 session will be filled with the rest. Any student athlete not participating in the HDHS sessions must provide current ImPACT concussion testing results from their own health care provider.

Free stand-up paddleboard rentals are available at Village Sports in New London every Monday and Tuesday through June 10. The offer includes a paddleboard, paddle, PFD, rack for your roof top and instruction. Call John Kiernan at Village Sports at 526-4948.

Open gym will be held at the Concord Boys & Girls Club for students in grades 7-12 on Fridays from 5:30-7 p.m. through June 13. For a one-time $25 fee, students will be able to either organize basketball games or shoot around during that time. Contact Athletic Director Tim Sprague at 224-1061, ext. 21, or sprague@concordkids.org.

Children’s Mental Health Network Third Annual Charity Golf Tournament will be on June 21 at the Candia Woods Golf Links in Candia. The event begins at noon with registration followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Tickets are $130 per player and include greens fees with cart, practice range, lunch, a buffet dinner, raffle and various prizes. Call 942-5445 or visit cmhn-nh.com.

H.S. 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.

Coe-Brown Northwood Academy is accepting nominations for its 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame Induction. Applications can be obtained through the main office or coebrown.org on the athletics page. All applications must be received no later than July 1. Contact Matthew Skidds, Athletic Director, with any questions at 942-5531 or mskidds@coebrown.org.

Concord High boys’ soccer alumni game is Aug. 21 at 5 p.m. at Rundlett Middle School. All previous players welcome to participate. Contact Coach Scott Dunlop at scottdunlop28@yahoo.com.

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