Hi 44° | Lo 20°

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Youth baseball

Merrimack Valley Elektrisola Cal Ripken minors defeated the Franklin Scorpions behind Caleb Guay’s two-hit shutout. Guay added two hits, Cam Armstrong had three hits (including a home run), Gavin Wheeler had three hits, and Isaac Michael hit a home run and a double to lead Elektrisola’s offense. Ryan Weaver pitched well for Franklin, registering four strikeouts. Evan Lamprey had a strong game behind the plate. Aedan Gregg played well defensively and Owen Smith had a hit and a stolen base.

Youth softball

Rowley Insurance AAA beat Moses Trucking, 15-14. Katelin Howe and Madison Roberge combined to get the win from the circle. The offense was led by Brooke Biehl (two hits) and Ally Boone. Annika Geiben-Lynn made a nice catch. Moses Trucking was anchored by a great performance behind the plate from Emma Losey, and Brooke Davison had a great catch in the field. Grace MacDonald also chipped in with a hit.

∎ The Stonehill Landscaping majors team defeated Merrimack County Savings Bank, 13-9. For Stonehill, Tiffany Hodkinson pitched a complete game to capture the win, Shelby Denoncourt was strong defensively behind the plate, and Callie Terrill had a big triple to help secure the win. For Merrimack County Savings Bank, Shayla Weeden was strong in the circle and Alyssa Neal had some great hits.

∎ Vermette Orthodontics and Elektriksola faced off in a AAA game. For Vermette, Sierra Droney had two hits and two runs, Abby Goulas and Kashia Droney both hit inside-the-park home runs, Savannah Boucher belted a double, Jackie Ruggles pitched a great game, and Emma Felthem pitched well in relief. For Elektriksola, Emily Blanchette had a good game defensively, catching a line drive and throwing for a double play. Justine Hoyt ran the bases well and Raeanne Davone had two hits and two runs.

∎ Cimo’s South End Deli Babe Ruth team defeated Lavallee Oil, 5-2. Cimo’s had strong pitching from Nicole LeBrun (five innings, 14 strikeouts) and Alice Rosenberg (one inning, two strikeouts). Offensively, LeBrun and Autumn Nudd had hits, while Katy McCoy played well behind the plate. Lavallee Oil pitcher Oliva McCarty (five innings, seven strikeouts) played well and Sarah Newton caught a good game behind the plate. Nicole Canster produced well-timed offense.

Golf results

Tom and Andy Levins defeated Pete Topolosky and Eric Saucier (5 and 4), and Chris Jacques and Tom Lloyd defeated Glen Shattuck and Dae Young Ko (1 up) in the Championship Flight of the Beaver Meadow Fourball tournament. In the first flight, Russ Matthews and John Beaudoin defeated Scott Hodgkins and Brad Gaudreau (20 holes), and Lee Cormier and George Harrington beat Steve Potoczak and Joel Mousseau (1 up). In the second flight, Mike Breault and Dane Prescott beat Eddie Collins and Bill Peterie (3 and 2), and Pete Nason and Dave Demers defeated Mark Coen and Dick Holden. The final championship matches will be played today.

Hole in one

James Dammann had a hole in one Monday on the 13th hole at Beaver Meadow with an 8-iron. Dammann was playing with David Valle.

Tilton School results

The Tilton JV boys’ lacrosse team fell to White Mountain School, 13-8. AJ Rattee of Penacook scored three goals and added an assist and Thomas Cavanaugh of Tilton added one goal and one assist.

∎ The Tilton varsity baseball team defeated Proctor Academy, 11-10, in eight innings in the Lakes Region Tournament semifinals. Jack Morretti led the offense with three hits and two runs. Trevor Massey had a triple, three RBI and pitched three innings of scoreless relief to improve his record to 7-0. Rian White drove in the winning run with a walk off sacrifice fly.

∎ The Tilton girls’ lacrosse team finished the season with a 10-3 win over Vermont Academy. Kate Albretsen, Amanda Downs and Lindsay O’Connell scored two goals each.

Golf tourney

Beaver Meadow Golf Course will host The Red, White and Blue three-day golf tournament May 24-26. Golfers play the blue tees May 24, white tees May 25 and the red tees May 26. Space is limited; register as soon as possible at the Pro Shop or by calling 228-8954.

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


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 or at

Pembroke summer recreation program registration will be held Saturday 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

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. The seminar, which includes discussions about technique, shot process and the mental game, will be May 30 from 7-8:30 p.m. May 31 features a beginners workshop from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., with a JOAD workshop from 3-6 p.m. June 1 features a beginners workshop from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and an elite & coaches workshop from 3-6 p.m. Cost is $30 for the seminar, $155 for a three-hour workshop. Register at or by calling 219-0294.

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

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

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 Contact Athletic Director Matthew Skidds at

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 or 645-9662, or visit

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

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

Hawk Baseball camp, held at Hopkinton High School, will be held June 23-26 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Visit Contact Coach Dave Chase at 545-2960 or

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 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 or call 225-8690.

Paul Hogan Basketball camps can be found at 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

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 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

DR. MILLER’S SOCCER School for children ages 10-18 will be hosted at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro July 24-27. Limited enrollment. Contact 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. Visit to register, or email 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 or by contacting Ryan Herrion at

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 or 862-2774 or Stacy Barnett at or 862-4664.

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


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 or 731-8565.

Concord High boys’ basketball program will host a parents vs. players pot luck get-together today 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.

Appalachian Trail record holder and 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis will be at Concord Public Library May 28 to share stories from her new book Called Again: Love and Triumph on the Appalachian Trail. The talk begins at 7 p.m.

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, 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

Pat’s Peak’s Mountain Bike Festival will be held June 14-15. Riders from across New England will participate in 24-Hour, 12-Hour, 6-Hour, X-Country Challenge and Downhill Thrill races. Online registration is available at Visit or call 888-728-7732.

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

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 and girls’ teams should contact Kevin Gibbs at

Coe-Brown Northwood Academy is accepting nominations for its 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame Induction. Applications can be obtained through the main office or 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

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


American Legion Post 21 baseball team is having its second tryout for this year’s team today 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

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

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

Concord Capitols Football & Cheer will hold registration Thursday 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.

Concord High fall sports signups will be held June 4 at 3 p.m. in the following locations: golf in room W2042; girls’ cross country in girls’ locker room; field hockey in room W2013; girls’ soccer in lecture hall; volleyball in room W2038; spirit in room W2047; boys’ cross country in boys’ locker room; football in gym; boys’ soccer in auditorium. No student will be allowed to participate in any CHS sport without a physical on record. All incoming freshmen and new-to-CHS students must have a current physical received by CHS prior to the first day of tryouts. Physicals must not be older than one year from the start of the season. Only one physical is required throughout the high school years.

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

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.

Thursday night 3.0 men’s tennis league is looking for a few players. The league meets at the Racquet Club of Concord 6:30-8 and 8-9:30 p.m. Call 496-4267.

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:

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 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

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

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

Rundlett Middle School has an opening for a boys’/girls’ cross country coach. Send résumé and three letters of reference to Steve Mello, Director of Physical Education & Sport, 170 Warren St., Concord, NH 03301 or email:


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 ( or 520-4672) or NHTI softball Coach Kerry Finnigan ( or 860-3391). Team registration is $125 per team, with each team guaranteed two games. Contact NHTI Athletic Director Paul Hogan at or 230-4041 for more info.


Legacy Comments0
There are no comments yet. Be the first!
Post a Comment

You must be registered to comment on stories. Click here to register.