A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements
The team of Asa Stoykovich, Jordan Dustin, Tim Pitman and William Scrivens (pictured, l-r, with Coach and Counselor Samantha Reed) scrambled to a 3-under par 33 and defeated the team of Jeremiah Barry, Stenny Kula, Ben Leon and Jack Harrington in a sudden death playoff in the Beaver Meadow Junior Camp Championship. Tied for third one stroke back were the teams of Ryan Metzger, Matt Cherian, Myles Horkan, Owen Rondeau and Molly Moran, and Quentin Barry, Andrew Pollack, Mikey Pitman and Noah Harrington, both with 34s.
∎ Will Roberge, John Walker and Pete Sorette placed first in the Mojalaki Senior League on Thursday morning. Jerry Morin, Gerard Parenteau, Jerry Moore and Bob Mahoney took second. In third place was the team of Ray Craigie, George Ewing, Bill McNamara and Winton Prusia. Wally Strauch, Roland Robichaud, Bob Reed and Wayne Andrews placed fourth.
∎ Steve White joined with Dave Cullen, Scott Hoyt and Brian Renfors to capture Concord Country Club’s Member-Guest Tournament yesterday. The winning score for the 1 gross, 1 net format was 8-under par 132, one shot clear of two teams: Quinn Hogan and guests Eric Foster, Randy Pike and Tom Waisnor; and Bill Krueger and guests Mitch Jean, Glenn Walton and John Wolkowski.
Girls’ junior golf
Lauren Thibodeau, golfing out of Windham Country Club, captured her fourth straight Junior Girls’ Championship Thursday at Intervale Country Club in Manchester. Thibodeau shot a 77 to edge Nashua CC’s Chelsea Sedlar by a single stroke. Beaver Meadow’s Hayley Reed shot a 97 and finished third in the Senior division (15-17 years old) and sixth among all playing 18 holes.
Den Brae’s Hannah McCain shot a 57 over nine holes to finish third in the Junior 9 division, while Concord CC’s Jackie Ruggles shot a 57 to tie for fifth in the Mini division.
City ‘A’ tennis
The Concord City ‘A’ Tennis Tournament singles semifinals are today at 9 a.m. at the Bow Brook Club. Third-seeded Andy Day will face Teddy Pince, while Kevin Phelps will square off with Greg Cistulli. In the quarterfinals, Day defeated Chris Hardin, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2, while Pince defeated top-seeded Mark Blaisdell, 6-2, 6-4. Phelps defeated fourth-seed Larry Barnes, 7-5, 7-5, and Cistulli defeated second-seed Ron Lafond, 6-4, 7-5
In the doubles semifinals, the top-seeded duo of Blaisdell-Roly Lamy will meet third-seeded Lafond-George Lagos at noon, while second-seeded Barnes-Day will take on Cistulli-Peter Rouvalis immediately following the singles semifinals.
Singles finals will be tomorrow at 9 a.m., followed by doubles.
Nashua scored four unearned runs in the first inning and cruised to a 10-2 victory over Bow Sanel Auto Parts in the Cal Ripken Babe Ruth 13-year-old state tournament. Nashua took advantage of 13 walks and four Bow errors. In the fifth, Nick Achorn blasted a long double and scored the first run for Bow. Caleb Olsen drove in Achorn. Ben Kimball’s single drove in Jason Howe in the seventh for Bow.
Twenty Concord Flyers competed in an open track meet at Manchester’s Livingston Park on Thursday. Chloe Gudas paced the 8-year-old age group, winning both the 50- and 200-meter dashes. Tyler Harrington and Avery Fitcher were first and second, respectively, in the 9-year-old 50 and 200. Caroline Venator led the way for the 10-year-olds, taking first in the 50 and 200. Fallyn Pepin was second in the 50, while Rayya Burns grabbed second in the 200. 11-year-old Sarah Degler captured first in the 50 and 200, with Julie Deacon second in both events. 12-year-old Lily Sabol was second in the 300 hurdles. 13-year-old Amanda Fitcher was first in the 200, followed by Sydney Fishwick in second. Heather Deacon was second in the open 800. 14-year-old Dominique Biron was first in the 200, 300 hurdles and high jump. The 4x100 relay team of Fishwick, Fitcher, Deacon and Biron set a team record of 59.2 to win the relay.
Girls’ basketball open gym for ages 4 and older will be held Sundays from 9-10:30 a.m. at Abbott-Downing School in Concord. The focus will be on learning and developing the fundamentals of all aspects of basketball and scrimmages. No cost. Contact Glenn Mathews at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 731-8565.
Field hockey camp
Field hockey camp for grades 3-5 will be held at Bow High School Tuesday-Thursday from 8:30-10:30 am. Cost is $60 for Bow residents, $65 for non-Bow residents. Registration is required through Bow Parks & Rec at 228-2222. This fun three-day camp will provide instruction for either a beginner or experienced player.
First Tee of NH Golf Clinic for ages 10-17 will be held at Pembroke Pines CC Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. $35 registration is required through Bow Parks & Recreation at 228-2222. Clinic will focus on putting, chipping, pitching, set-up, full swing and bunker shots.
The Boscawen Old Home Day Golf Classic will be held Aug. 21 at Den Brae Golf Course in Sanbornton. Registration at 8 a.m., popgun start at 9. Fee of $90 includes 18 holes of golf, cart, hole-in-one prize of $10,000, continental breakfast, chicken barbecque and raffle prizes. Registration and sponsorship forms available at townofboscawen.org or by contacting Lyman Cousens at 796-6446.
Archery In Motion will hold its Thursday programs from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Racquet Club of Concord at 10 Garvin Falls Road. Equipment is provided if you do not have your own. Fee is $15 per person. Call Mike or Dan at 219-0294. Lessons with Siobhan, the state’s only female level III instructor, are Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. Lessons are available for beginners, intermediate and advanced archers. Contact Siobhan@archeryinmotion.com.
Adult tennis lessons (group lessons) are offered by the Concord Racquet Club. Sessions will be an hour long and a maximum of eight adults can sign up. Cost is $10 per person. Also summer adult and kids lessons are available. Call the coach directly at 496-4267, or call the Racquet Club at 224-7787.
AquaZumba Jessica is back at the Racquet Club of Concord. Outdoor and indoor pools are open. Call the Racquet Club at 224-7787.
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 email@example.com or at gsrtnh.com.
Northern Xpress AAU basketball will hold a clinic on Tuesdays and Fridays from 6-8 p.m., running through Aug. 22 at the Armand Dupont Middle School in Allenstown. Clinic is open to boys and girls grades 4-12. Cost is $25. Call Bill at 490-9980 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNH football program will host Wildcat Football Camp tomorrow-Thursday from 5:30-8 p.m. nightly at the UNH football facilities. Grades 6-9 will practice separately from grades 10-12. Registration and camper check-in will be held from 4:30-5:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Paul Sweet Oval inside the UNH Field House, followed immediately by the first session at 6 p.m. Camp tuition is $180, including a $30 non-refundable administrative fee. Campers must supply their own approved helmet, shoulder pads, pants, football shoes and mouth guard. Contact Bob Callahan at email@example.com.
Coe-Brown Northwood Academy will be offering camps in various sports this summer. co-ed lacrosse (grades 4-12) will be held Monday-Friday, 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. Contact Coe-Brown at 942-5531 to check camp availability. Registration forms can obtained at coebrown.org. Contact Athletic Director Matthew Skidds at firstname.lastname@example.org.
N.H. Bobcats travel baseball program is offering camps at Sanel Park in Concord for players ranging from T-ball through age 13. The first session is Monday-Friday from 4-7 p.m. The second session is July 28-31 from 9 a.m.-noon. The cost is $125 per player. Instructors include former major leaguer Greg LaRocca and others from the Bobcats organization. Registration begins one hour before camp. Contact Kevin Gray at 716-4433.
Play On! Soccer camp will be held at NHTI Monday-Friday 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 Monday-Friday in Laconia, Hooksett and Enfield. Forms are printable from hogancamps.com along with other information.
Concord Family YMCA and Seacoast United Express are offering specialty sports camps for kids who have completed grades 3-8. Camps will be at the Abbot-Downing School fields from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. YMCA camps include basketball (Aug. 4-8), 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 baseball (Monday-Friday) and field hockey (July 21-25) and cost $95. For Seacoast camps, register in advance at seacoastunitedexpress.org/Camps.
UNH men’s soccer Camps will be held in July. Advanced Day Camp runs Monday-Thursday, while Residential Camp is July 27-31. Advanced Day Camp is for ages 8-12 and runs 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Tibbetts Field in Durham. Residential Overnight Camp is a four-day camp for boys ages 9-18. Players will be grouped by age and ability. Visit soccerdimensionsnh.com.
IHB baseball camp will be held Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Pembroke Academy and is open to 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.
Concord Recreation is offering the following summer camps: swim lessons start July 21, registration deadline is Wednesday; beginners lacrosse for grades 3-8, July 21-25 from 9 a.m.-noon; grand slam tennis for grades 3-6, Aug. 4-8 from 9 a.m.-noon; adult evening tennis lessons for all ages; girls-only golf camp for ages 7-13, July 29-Aug. 1 from noon-5 p.m.; development basketball camp for grades 5-8, Monday-July 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, Monday-Friday and July 21-25, 8:30 a.m.-noon; mini soccer camp for ages 4-6, Monday-Friday 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.
Dr. Miller’s Soccer School for children ages 10-18 will be hosted at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro July 24-27. Limited enrollment. Contact email@example.com or call 630-5866 for a brochure.
UNH field hockey will hold the “Inside the 25” Camp July 26-27. Register online at unhwildcats.com/camps. Contact Kate McAfee at firstname.lastname@example.org or 862-0173 with questions.
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 July 28-Aug. 1. Contact SNHU Head Coach Karen Pinkos at email@example.com or 645-9662, or visit snhupenmen.com/camps.
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 facebook.com/RavenStrongCamp to register, or email Track@FranklinPierce.edu for more info.
UNH men’s basketball team will host Wildcat Day Camp July 28-31. The camp is open to boys and girls from grades 2-9. Campers from grades 2-5 will attend from 9 a.m.-noon, while grades 6-9 will go from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Information, as well as online registration, is available at unhwildcats.com/camps/mbb_day or by contacting Ryan Herrion at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNH women’s volleyball will host an overnight camp Aug. 1-3. Cost 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 email@example.com or 862-2774 or Stacy Barnett at firstname.lastname@example.org or 862-4664.
Field hockey camp will be held at Hopkinton Middle School Aug. 18-22 from 3-6 p.m. Cost is $100. Contact Patty Connolly at email@example.com.
Frank Monahan Foundation’s Golf Classic will take place Monday at Concord Country Club. Guest speaker is Travis Roy of the Travis Roy Foundation. Shotgun start at 9 a.m., with the luncheon at 2 p.m. Cost is $125 per player or $500 per foursome, a price that includes golf, breakfast, lunch, silent auction and raffles. Visit frankmonahanfoundation.org.
Abenaqui Country Club is holding its annual EH Armstrong Memorial Mixed Doubles Tennis Tournament at Rye Beach July 19-20. Play will be three divisions: “Open” Above 8.0 combined, “A” 8.0-and-under combined, and “B” 7.0-and-under combined. Entry fee is $60, with an entry deadline of Wednesday at 5 p.m. Call 964-6060 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Crimson Tide Golf Tournament to benefit Concord High School Baseball will take place Friday at Beaver Meadow Golf Course. Cost is $100 per player, $400 for foursome, BBQ included. Prizes and a hole-in-one vehicle giveaway. Contact Shannon McGonigle at 568-8680 or email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friends Program golf tournament to support its Youth Mentoring Program on Sept. 8 at the Concord Country Club. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Player fees are $115 per person or $460 per foursome. To register to play or become a sponsor contact Friends Development Director Mark Foynes at 228-7604 or email@example.com. Players can also register online at friendsprogram.org/events.
GSBL Grand Slam Scramble golf tournament will be held Oct. 4 at Beaver Meadow Golf Course. Contact Troy Barber at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-795-7639. Contact Rob Porter at email@example.com or 770-0438 with questions.
Salisbury soccer signups must be completed by Aug. 1. Contact Chris Irving at 648-2131 with any questions.
N.H. Grizzlies baseball team will be holding tryouts Aug. 16-17 at Campbell High at the following times: 11-12-year-olds from 9-11 a.m., 13-14-year-olds from noon-2 p.m. and 15-16-year-olds from 3-5 p.m. Registration is 30 minutes before tryouts and the cost is $35. The NH Grizzlies is New Hampshire’s oldest premier, year-round baseball program. Four alumni have been drafted by MLB and more than 75 have played college ball, 96 percent with athletic scholarships. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 577-1772 for information.
Concord Cannons travel baseball teams will hold tryouts for the 2015 season Aug. 23 at Concord Sports Center, 2 Whitney Road, in Concord. Cost per player is $30. The 10U, 11U and 12U tryouts will be held from 9-11:30 a.m., while the 13U, 14U, 15U and 16U-18U prospect teams try out from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. For information, call 224-1655 or visit concordsportscenter.com.
Quonquer the Quad team fitness challenge will be held Oct. 5 at NHTI. The event will include 20 stunts and 4+ miles on campus, designed by alumnus Eric Marsh of FIT to be completed by teams of four members, 12 years or older. The event will conclude with a kid’s challenge, directed by NHTI cross country Coach Tom Walton. All proceeds will benefit the Jen Kemp Scholarship fund for NHTI students. Registration can be done online at nhti.edu/quonquerthequad.
Blue Storm youth football is offering flag football (K-2), tackle football (grades 3-4, 5-6) and cheerleading this summer. Sign up at bluestormsports.com or contact email@example.com with any questions.
Seacoast United Express will be having leagues for the following age groups: high school/college girls and boys (15+), co-ed (18+) as well as both men’s and women’s leagues (18+). All info can be found online at seacoastunitedexpress.org.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bishop Brady High School is looking for a varsity boys’ soccer head coach. Email a cover letter, résumé, and three letters of reference to Fred Vezina, Athletic Director, at email@example.com or send it to Bishop Brady High School, 25 Columbus Ave., Concord, NH 03301.
John Stark Regional High School has the following coaching openings for the 2014-15 school year: JV field hockey, varsity boys’ volleyball and girls’ JV lacrosse. Send a résumé, letter of interest and three letters of reference to Mark Searles, Athletic Director, John Stark Regional High School, 618 North Stark Highway, Weare, NH 03281 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 references to: Jay Wood, athletic director, HDHS, 12 Hillcat Dr., Hillsboro, NH 03244, or email to email@example.com.
Pittsfield Middle High School has the following anticipated coaching positions open for the 2014-2015 school year: girls’ middle school soccer, boys’ middle school soccer, boys’ middle school basketball, JV girls’ basketball, and varsity girls’ softball. Previous experience playing and or coaching is preferred but not required. All interested applicants should contact Jay Darrah, Director of Athletics at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send a letter of interest, resume and references to: Pittsfield Middle High School, 23 Oneida St, Pittsfield, NH 03263.
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: email@example.com.
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.
New Hampshire Comets U10 softball team is looking for a couple of players to participate in the Bow “Turn 2” Invitational softball tournament Friday-July 20. This is the largest invitational softball tournament in the New England area. Team practices are held twice a week. Games will be played in the Concord area. Contact Freddy Rivera at 848-2738, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit nhcomets.org.
Concord Senior Baseball is looking for players ages 16-18 to play summer baseball. Email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
N.H. Bobcats travel baseball program has roster openings for fall play beginning Sept. 6-7. Games are played at fields in the Concord area. Roster spots are available for the 12-U (ages 10-12), middle school (grades 6-8) and high school (grades 9-12) divisions. The cost is $300. Contact Kevin Gray at 716-4433.
Concord Cannons Fall Baseball League will begin its ninth season in September. There will be three different leagues: 12U, middle school and high school. All teams are guaranteed 14 games and a weekly team practice at Concord Sports Center. Players will receive one game shirt and game hat, one batting cage punch card, good for 10 30-minute sessions at CSC ($150 value) and discounted private instruction lessons. Cost is $275 per player and $225 per player for Cannons travel players. To reserve your place on a team, call 224-1655 or visit concordsportscenter.com.