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Youth softball

Concord Northeast’s Redlon Custom Carpentry defeated Concord American’s Joe King’s in senior softball. For Redlon, Nicole Cacciola caught a nice game, Kaitlyn Gleason made a spectacle catch while crashing into the dugout fence, and Julia Day made a great catch in right field. For Joe King’s, despite the loss Jillian Dusseault pitched well. Ashley Kelley made two clutch catches, and Grace Feigl played very well at second base.

∎ In Capital Area Babe Ruth, Cimo’s Deli defeated “A” Market behind the defense up the middle from Lexi Adams and Nicole LeBrun. Hitting was provided by Alice Rosenberg, Ella Diers and Nicole Jones. “A” Market had great defense from Brooke Carlson and solid at-bats from Porter Tomsick, while Maddy McSweeny held down the circle.

∎ In Capital Area Babe Ruth, Concord Northeast’s OutFITters Boutique defeated Stonehill Landscaping, 15-14. Lauren Hauschild got the complete-game win, striking out three. Mary Moran had three hits and four runs and Courtney Gage added a hit, a run and made the final out on defense. For Stonehill, Tiffany Hodkinson and Alani Ramas pitched well and Shelby Danoncourt played tough defense.

∎ Concord Family Vision edged Bow Auto Parts, 12-11. Concord Family Vision turned a double play to end the game after Bow had rallied from a 10-3 deficit in the final two innings. Concord Family Vision’s Elizabeth Binn was strong pitching and on the bases, Allison Yanski was solid behind the plate and at first base, and Sophie Buteau reached base every at-bat. Elena Roy had three hits and three RBI for Bow Auto Parts, which had solid pitching by both Katie Lessard and Rylee Constant and great catching by Anna Abel.

Youth baseball

In Concord Northeast Cal Ripken majors baseball, Banks Chevrolet beat the HR Clough Whales, 6-0. A one-run game until the fifth inning, Junior Gray and Ronan McGonigle sparked Banks with back-to-back home runs. Shea Morgan and Trevor Smith pitched well for Banks. For the Whales, Michael Oberheim, Shepyrd Murdough and Colby Marshall were defensive standouts.

∎ In Concord Northeast Cal Ripken majors, NERS defeated the Bow Envirotote Cardinals. For NERS, Will Shoemaker hit a three-run homer over the center field fence. Ethan Ninness had a great hit and was strong in left field. Joey Ala and Kevin McDonough both had doubles and scored twice. Kyle Hill pitched five innings, allowing only two hits.

∎ In the final week of Bow Rec T-ball, the Bow Fisher Cats fell to the Bow Red Sox, 19-16. For the Fisher Cats, Amy Desrocher and Tim Prescott played well defensively, while Gavin Parzick had several hits, including two doubles. For the Red Sox, Andre Contreras (double) and Ella Murphy hit well, and Ronan Brown made two unassisted plays at third base.

∎ Also in Bow Rec T-ball, the Bow Sea Dogs and Bow Paw Sox ended in a tie. For the Sea Dogs, Matthew Landry and Carter Munroe hit well and Mallory Hinck and Hunter Colby hustled in the field. For the Paw Sox, Olivia Geiger and Madison Harmon played well defensively and Daniel Commerford had several hits, including a double.

Youth lacrosse

The Concord U15A lacrosse team beat Londonderry, 11-10, in overtime. Emily Tremblay and Keagan Berry were solid in net with Emma Culver and Bridget Pope turning in strong defensive efforts. Maisie O’Shea led the attack with six goals, including the game-winner in OT. Morgan Sisson added three goals and had 10 draw controls. Brenna Vandersea and Sawyer McDonough each added a goal.

∎ The Bow U11 girls tied Oyster River, 7-7, behind goals from Amelia Coe, Gabby LaPerle, Makayla Murray and Catherine Windsor. Jessica Chamberlin, Gretl Shaw and Addison Trefethen assisted. Emma Avery, Kendall Murray and Rose Geddes anchored the defense in front of goalies Ava Kehas and Coe.

∎ The Bow U15 girls finished the regular season undefeated, going 9-0 in the U15 girls’ B division of the NHYLA with a 15-5 win over Wolfeboro. Samantha Will (four goals, one assist) and Bridget Ehrenberg (four goals) led the offense. Zoe Jukoski had two goals, and Sonya Delorie and Dillon Hicks each added a goal and an assist. Faith Walmsley, Julia Landcastle and Charlotte Ulrich all scored a goal apiece. Lindsey Nelson, Claire Aurillio and Shannon Murray anchored the defense, with goalie Emma Windsor making five saves.

∎ The MV Blue Storm girls’ U11 team beat Hollis-Brookline, 8-3. Aurora Rollins was outstanding with groundball recoveries and transitions. Reilly Swislosky had an assist and goal as well as several interceptions and groundball success. Liz Laroche contributed three goals.

Special Olympics

The Storming Hawks Special Olympic team competed in the summer games, with nine athletes and five partners attending. David Colby attended his first Special Olympic event ever and became the second athlete for the Storming Hawks to win gold in each of his events. Lizzy Buzzbie, also being in her first Special Olympic event as a partner, won the bronze medal with her unified 4x100 relay team.

Golf results

Peter Annon and Mike Gallant tied with Steve Johnston and Mike Gallant to win the Two Ball Best Ball event at Concord Country Club. Both teams shot rounds of 10-under par 60. There was a four-way tie for second place with matching rounds of 61: Peter Annon with Dave Perry, Peter Annon with Steve Johnston, Don Young with Norm West, and Glenn Geiger with Norm West.

∎ In CCC’s Women’s Nassau Tournament, Mary Ann Cioffi won the front nine with a 6-under par round of 30. Jean VerPlanck won the back nine with a 1-under par round of 35. Sue Edy won the overall with an 18-hole score of 4-under par 68.


Bow Soccer Club will hold tryouts through Wednesday. Visit to register. Dates, times and locations are on the website.

Hillsboro-Deering fall sports signups will be held today at 2:15 p.m. in the following locations: girls’ soccer in room 222; boys’ soccer in cafeteria; girls’ volleyball in weight room; cross country in modular French room; bass fishing in Ms. Crawford’s office; and football in gymnasium. All returning H-D student-athletes, new students and incoming freshman need to attend if they plan on participating in H-D athletics in the fall.

Concord High fall sports signups will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the following locations: golf in room W2042; cross country in room 4015; field hockey in room W2013; girls’ soccer in lecture hall; volleyball in room W2038; spirit in room W2047; 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.

Rundlett Middle School 8th-graders interested in playing a fall sport at Concord High need to sign up Wednesday at 3:45 p.m. at RMS. Girls meet in the new activity room, boys in the multi-purpose room, and football only in the cafeteria. 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, and physicals must not be older than one year from the start of the season. Only one physical is required throughout the high school years.

Concord Crew will host a learn to row day at the Concord Crew Boat House, 15 Loudon Road, Saturday from 7:30-11:30 a.m. Bring a water bottle, a snack and a hat.

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

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

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: JV girls’ volleyball, JV field hockey, varsity cross country and varsity girls’ basketball. 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 is seeking a JV boys’ soccer coach. 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:

Concord High School has an opening for a 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

Concord Cannons Travel Baseball and Softball program is seeking professional and experienced coaches for the 2014-15 seasons. Candidates should have prior experience with both coaching and participation in the respective sport. Send a cover letter, resume and contact information with three professional references to Concord Sports Center, 2 Whitney Road, Concord, 03301 or to Bryan Caruso at

Concord Capital City Vipers are seeking cheerleading coaches for the upcoming season. Interested individuals should have cheerleading experience and knowledge and/or coaching experience and knowledge. Call 848-7890.

Players needed

N.E. Ravens AAU baseball organization is looking for players for its 14U and 16U teams. The program, based out of Franklin Pierce University, is under the direction of FPU head baseball Coach Jayson King. Contact Coach Aric LeClair at 852-0104 or program coordinator Jim Coppo at 209-2664.

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

Beginners golf league, free of charge, will be held at Beaver Meadow Golf Course Wednesdays at 5 p.m. for four weeks beginning Wednesday. League is geared for golfers who haven’t played in a long time. Greens fees and weekly warm-up clinic are included; only cost is for use of a cart. Space is limited. Call 228-8954 to register.

RAcquet Club in Concord is offering Learn to Play Tennis group lessons for women for four Tuesdays from 10-11 a.m. starting June 10. Free baby-sitting is available. Cost is $65 per person for all four lessons. Call the club at 224-7787 or the coach at 496-4267. Also, private and semi-private lessons will be available after the group lessons.

Concord Crew Club is offering a learn to row program for middle and high school students (7th-12th grades) June 16-July 10 Mondays-Thursdays from 5-7:30 p.m., and July 14-Aug. 7 on the same days at the same time. The veterans’ skill development camp will run just one session, June 16-Aug. 7, Mondays-Thursdays from 5-7:30 p.m. Cost is $250 per session. Financial aid is available. Register at by June 15. Contact Dave Fox at 344-0900 with questions.

Concord rec will hold day and evening swimming lessons starting June 23. Lessons are divided into age-appropriate levels, starting with one-year-olds. Children will learn basic swimming skills and master different strokes depending on the level. Visit for times. The deadline to register is June 18.

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

Bow Elementary School will host a basketball camp June 23-27 for players grades 1-4. Cost is $50 for Bow residents and $55 for non-Bow residents. Registration is required through Bow Parks & Recreation.

Bow Parks and Rec is offering the following clinics and camps: Girls’ ultimate lacrosse camp for ages 7-15, June 23-26 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Bow Elementary, cost is $160; Boys’ ultimate lacrosse camp for ages 7-15, June 23-26 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Bow Memorial, cost is $245. Registration is required for all. Contact 228-2222, or visit

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.; development basketball camp for grades 6-10, July 14-18 from 9 a.m. to noon; 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.

Fencing classes, held at the Concord Fencing Club, will be offered as a three-week introductory and intermediate lesson for kids ages 7-14. Classes meet on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, intro from 10-11:30 a.m. and intermediate from 1-2:30 p.m. Lessons start July 1. Cost is $160, and two or more fencers from the same family receive a discount. For class schedules and costs, visit or call 224-3560.

UNH field hockey will hold three summer camps in July. Overnight camp #1 is July 6-9; Overnight Camp #2 is July 10-13 and the “Inside the 25” Camp is July 26-27. Register online at Contact Kate McAfee at or 862-0173 with questions.

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

The Racquet Club in Concord is offering special summer rates for tennis and racquetball. The tennis court fees (for which no membership is needed) will be $10 per hour per person, and $15 for an hour and a half. The racquetball rate will be $10 for a session per player. Call Debbie at 224-7787.


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.

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. Hillsboro-Deering High School 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 held 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

Friends of Concord HS Hockey’s 18th annual golf tournament will be held June 27 at Beaver Meadow Golf Course. This fundraiser for the CHS boys’ hockey team is open to the public. Registration forms and sponsorship information are available at Contact Kris Tardiff at or 224-7906.

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

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