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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Softball tourney winners

The NH Lightning U12 ASA softball team placed first in the 13th Annual May Mayhem Tournament in Baldwinville, Mass. The Lightning beat the Legends in the quarterfinals, 9-6, topped the Raiders in the semis, 7-5, and finally bested the Middlesex RapidFire in the final, 8-2. Ashlee Dukette of Danbury hit three homers, while teammate Madison Fornwalt hit two. The two were chosen as tourney MVPs, along with Abby Corbett of Concord, Hannah French of Andover and Josie Zelensky. French threw a no-hitter in the championship game. Pictured: back row (l-r), George French, Kasie Maloney, Kaitlyn Gleason, Madison Fornwalt, Ashlee Dukette, Brett Corbett, Abby Corbett, Jacob Denoncourt; front row (l-r), Rachel Denoncourt, Stephanie Berube, Hannah French, Jacqueline Hill, Emily Fournier, Josie Zelensky; not pictured: Talia DeBlasie.

JV results

The Hopkinton JV baseball team beat Kearsarge, 5-3, breaking a 3-3 tie in the sixth inning on a Kolin LaPage RBI single to plate Luke Luneau (walk, two stolen bases). LaPage later scored on a Justin Madore sacrifice fly. Dave Nelson (2-for-2, double, two RBI), Kyle LaPage (1-for-1, two runs, HBP) and Sam Chase (1-for-1, walk, run) also helped the Hawks offense. Evan Schindewolf and Kenny Andrew also had hits, Josh Angell turned a double play at shortstop, and Max Legier made a great catch in left field. For Kearsarge, James Bromwell (1-for-1, two steals, two walks, two RBI) and Mitch Rorick (2-for-3, RBI) paced the offense, while Christian DiDominic pitched four innings, allowing three runs (two earned) on six hits and two walks; he struck out two.

∎ The Concord JV softball team beat Spaulding, 17-8. Lexi Palmisano earned the win, pitching four innings of one-hit ball with five strikeouts. Taylor Carchide came in to relieve Palmisano and allowed eight runs on seven hits, walking two and striking out five. Sam Clapp (3-for-5, two runs, four RBI) and Emily Redlon (3-for-4, three runs, two RBI) each hit home runs for the Crimson Tide.

∎ The Concord High JV girls’ lacrosse team defeated Salem, 10-7. Tori Pelletier led the attack with four goals, Stephanie Resnick had two goals, and Ronnie Daniels, Addie Palisi, Jordyn Macri and Sierra Moreis added a goal each. Kate Dasay and Brittney Munnell played well for the defense, and Devan Piper had a great game in net.

∎ Pembroke Academy’s JV girls’ softball team (12-6) closed out its season on a high note, defeating Plymouth, 17-5, in six innings. Julie Hromis rapped a bases-clearing double, igniting a nine-run rally. Kristin Kezar pitched a complete game and was 3-for-3. Courtney Duclos (two hits), Caitlyn Yeaton (three hits, three RBI) and Rylee Bell (four walks, four runs) led the Spartans offensively.

∎ The Pembroke JV baseball team ended its season by defeating Plymouth, 4-3. Freshman Chase Ranfos got the win and added two hits. Noah Cote got the save with five strikeouts. The big hit for Pembroke came from C.J Swanson (two hits), who doubled in two runs. Cole Laliberte and Alex Sarabia played solid defense.

∎ The Coe Brown JV softball team defeated Concord Christian. Nicole Hodgdon pitched a complete game and contributed offensively with a grand slam and seven RBI. Kayla Patten (three hits, four RBI) and Courtney Lewis (two hits, three runs) also led Coe-Brown. For the Lady Kingsmen, Lily Rivera pitched well in defeat with 14 strikeouts and contributed offensively with a hit, and Annie Meyers had a hit and made a great catch on a line drive at second base. Hope Webber, Katrina Lee and Hannah Revitsky also played well.

Freshman result

The Concord freshman softball team outlasted Spaulding, 18-16. Zoe Honigberg (three hits, four runs), Cailin Casey (four hits, double, five runs), Kelly Varnell (three hits, triple, five RBI) and Briana Wright (two hits, winning RBI) led the offense. Varnell was also outstanding behind the plate, throwing out three runners attempting to steal.

Middle school result

The Hopkinton Middle School baseball team traveled to Kearsarge. The Hawks played a great game defensively, led by Gerry Donahue on the mound and Cam Cyr at shortstop. Hopkinton was also solid at the plate, with well-placed bunts from Nick Gaurante and Matt Baronas.

Youth baseball

In Concord Northeast Cal Ripken 70’ majors action, Thomson Lawn Care improved its perfect record to 11-0 with a win over the Hopkinton HR Clough Whales. Zach Miles and Jamie Huffman split the game on the mound for Thomson’s, Kyle Hill made a great defensive play at shortstop, and Tyler Wright drove a home run over the center-field fence to lead the offensive charge for Thomson’s. Steven Benson pitched well and made several great defensive plays for the Whales.

∎ The Bow Structures Unlimited Pirates defeated the Hopkinton Colonial Village Gators, 8-7. For the Pirates, the offense was led with doubles from Matt Hamilton, Colin Lessard, Matt Driscoll and Trent Jackson. Spencer Cheney and Sebastian Beaulieu combined for seven strikeouts on the mound. For the Gators, Jack Vallari led the offense with three hits and three RBI. Sam Crawford, Colby Morris and Larsen Burack all pitched well, along with timely hitting. Zach Shipley had a key hit for the Gators.

Youth softball

Cimo’s Deli got a win and a tie in the its last two games. In a win over Hopkinton, Nicole LeBrun was solid from the circle to pick up the win, and Gwen Tupman earned the save. Skylar Mathews (three hits), Hailey Rand (three hits) and Jade Dowling (two hits) powered the Cimo’s offense, while Autumn Nudd was huge behind the plate for Cimo’s. Hopkinton was led on offense by Sophie Potter, and Claira Walling and Emily Ehrmanntraut led defensively. Cimo’s played to a tie with Chichester, 5-5. Gabby Lajeunesse pitched four solid innings, while LeBrun (triple), Brett Stoddard (two hits) and Ella Diers (hit) led Cimo’s. Chichester was led offensively by Daniel Parent (3-for-3, homer) and Cassandra Bonacorsi (2-for -3, double), and Kati-Jo Cummings made a game-saving catch in right field.

∎ Chichester and South Main Service Center AAA played a great game in Allenstown. Kelsey Montambeault and Grace MacDonald led the scoring for Chichester, while Ayslin Claudio played well in the field. Brittney Hill pitched well for South Main Service Center, and Julia Denoncourt provided solid defense.

∎ Joe Kings defeated Stonehill Landscaping in majors action. For Joe Kings, Ashley Kelley recorded eight strikeouts in four innings. Jillian Dusseault was a wall behind the plate, making crucial stops. Caitlyn Kelley reached base on each of her three plate appearances and hit a two-run home run in the bottom of third. Jessica Wood also had two singles and scored twice.

∎ Outdoor Sports Center took on Audley Construction on Tuesday. For Outdoor Sports, Hannah Willette caught well and contributed offensively with a hit, as did Paige Annis and Lexi Adams. For Audley Construction, Elena Roy and Madeline Michaels played great defense and Cailyn Benson had a hit.

∎ Plodzik & Sanderson of Bow was defeated by Lavallee Oil, 9-6. Olivia McCarty had 10 strikeouts and also scored two runs. The offense was also led by Reisey Thomas and Madison Bush, who each scored two runs. Madison Dwyer had a bunt for a single and Chantal Mainville was solid behind the plate. Plodzik & Sanderson got a triple and two runs scored from Jess Doward, a triple from Lauryn Colby and three runs by Kylie Marquis.

Youth lacrosse

The Concord Crush U9 girls defeated Bow, 8-3. The Crush was led offensively by Eve Hicks, Natalie Daniels and Hadley Cepiel, with Cepiel and Hicks scoring their first goals of the season. Bethany Lewis was strong on defense. For Bow, Sarah Lavigne, Rosie Geddes and Megan Landcastle each scored, with Ava Kehas and Alexandra Larrabee playing well in goal. Kendall Murray and Jill Harpring had several nice passes.

Youth soccer

The Loudon Freedom girls’ U13 soccer team continued to roll while improving to 7-0 and extending its winning streak to three. Loudon beat Nashua World Cup, 4-0. Goals were scored by Heather Sefton and Gwen Molind. The Freedom next beat Hampshire FC, 5-2. Bridget Ehrenberg scored three goals, while Kaeli Dunn and Kaliana Palhof each added a goal, and Madison Therrien, Jillian Dusseault and Maggie Carney all played well. In its most recent game, Loudon beat Pelham Soccer Club, 5-0. Goals were scored by Sefton (two), Molind, Gwen Tupman and Kaitlyn Covell. McKayla Palhof played strong on defense, while Heather Jenatto added an assist.

T-ball result

The Bow Sea Dogs defeated the Bow Fishercats, 15-12. For the Sea Dogs, Cooper Krause had an unassisted play at second base to lead the defense, and Daniel Commerford went 3-for-4. For the Fishercats, Eli Smith and Ian Klements were strong at the plate, getting four hits apiece.

Holderness results

The Holderness School varsity baseball team lost to Exeter, 5-2.

∎ The Holderness varsity boys’ lacrosse team lost to Exeter, 14-8. Matt Gudas scored two goals for the Bulls.

∎ The Holderness varsity girls’ lacrosse team was defeated narrowly by Exeter, 12-11.

∎ The Holderness JV boys’ lacrosse team fell to Exeter, 7-6.

∎ The Holderness JV girls’ lacrosse team beat Exeter, 11-7.

Proctor Academy result

The Proctor Academy varsity baseball team beat St. Paul’s, 8-6, making the most of its seven hits to outlast the Big Red.

Senior golf results

Robert Foehl and Paul Lazdowski of New London and Joe Labontee of Loudon finished third, sixth and ninth overall, respectively, at the Valley Seniors Golf Tournament held at Bretwood North Course in Keene. Froehl (1940-44) and Lazdowski (1945-58) had the top net scores in their respective age groups. Richard Nadeau of Pembroke had the best net score for the 1940-44 division. Ed Moody (Bow) and Charles MacComber (Concord) had the second best gross and net scores respectively for the 1929-1939 division.

Wrestling All American

Richard Mills, a sophomore on the Winnisquam wrestling team, was named as a 2013 NHSCA High School Academic All American. The All Americans will be recognized in the National High School Sports Hall of Fame Museum, an event which is currently in the planning stage.

UNH news

Hopkinton’s Shannon Nadeau is among the 11-skier incoming class for the University of New Hampshire ski teams. Nadeau won this past winter’s Division IV state individual classical championship and finished third in the skate race.

∎ Megan Bozek, Kellie Joyce and Melyssa Woods of the UNH field hockey team were named to the 18-player roster for the New England/North Team that will compete at the USA Field Hockey Women’s National Championship.

Wildcat Football Camp

UNH will hold its Wildcat Football Camp July 14-July 18 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the UNH football facilities. The UNH coaching staff, along with other local coaches, will provide skills instruction for campers in grades 6-12 (grades 6-9 will practice separately from 10-12). The camp is full-contact and will offer instruction for players of any position. Registration and camper check-in will be from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on the 14th at the Paul Sweet Oval (indoor track) inside the UNH Field House, followed immediately by the first session at 6 p.m. The camp will conclude with a scrimage on the 18th. Camp tuition will be $165 if paid before July 1 and $180 if paid after July 1, including a $30 non-refundable administrative fee. Campers must supply their own approved helmet, shoulder pads, pants, football shoes and mouth guard. Campers will receive a free T-shirt, and there will be a certified athletic trainer on hand for the whole camp. Contact Bob Callahan at bobby.callahan@unh.edu. Visit unhwildcats.com and click on ‘Summer Camps’ to register.

Summer camps

Summer camps for ages 5-14 are offered at the SportsZone in Derry June 24-Aug. 19. The camps are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost is $175 per week for full days, and $95 per week for half days. Family discounts are available. Visit nhsportszone.com.

Rowing camp

A rowing camp will be held by Concord Crew at the boathouse next to Everett Arena. Learn to Row for beginners/novices consists of two sessions, Mondays and Wednesdays from June 24-Aug. 7, and Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 25-Aug. 8. Experienced Rower skills development Session 3 meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 25-Aug. 8. Times for all sessions are 5-7:30 p.m. Cost is $250 per session. Contact David Fox at 344-0900, or register on the homepage at concordcrew.org.

Legends of Hockey news

The NH Legends of Hockey recently elected officers for the coming year at its annual meeting: Greg Moffett, president; John Normand, vice-president; Mike Gould, Treasurer; and Jim Rivers, Secretary. The organization is currently planning its major fundraising event of the year, the annual golf classic, to be held on July 12 at the Stonebridge Country Club in Goffstown. For information on sponsorships or to participate, contact Jim Hayes at hayes743@comcast.net.

Concord Recreation

The following programs/events are currently available from Concord Parks & Recreation (visit concordparksandrec.com, or call 225-8690):

∎ Jr. Track & Field Camp (ages 5-6, no first-graders) is a four-day introductory camp to track & field directed by Barb Higgins. The camp runs from June 18-21 from 8 a.m.-noon at Memorial Field.

∎ Adult Tennis League (ages 16 and up), for advanced beginners to intermediate-level players, runs June 18-23 from 6-7 p.m. at Memorial Field. Participants should be able to keep score and play singles and doubles.

∎ There is still room for the Concord Rec. trip on June 9 to the Red Sox game versus the Los Angeles Angels. Game time is 1:35 p.m., with a chartered bus leaving from the Heights Community Center. Drop by the Concord Rec. office at 14 Canterbury Road to reserve tickets.

Camps/clinics/lessons

AMERICAN RED CROSS Junior Lifeguarding courses are being offered for ages 11-14 at Copoco in Concord and Southern NH University in Hooksett. Visit swimnh.com for a full schedule or email karen@swimnh.com.

FIELD HOCKEY CLINIC run through the Bow Athletic Club will be held Friday from 2:30-4 p.m. at Bow Elementary School. The clinic will introduce the fundamentals of field hockey to girls entering grades 3-4 this fall. Sticks will be provided, however, if you have your own you are welcome to bring it. Comfortable clothing and running sneakers are required. Call Bow Recreation at 228-2222.

UNH FOOTBALL CLINICS (annual Granite State Coaches Clinics) will be held for area high school players June 4-10. Sessions will take place at Dover High School (June 4), Manchester Memorial High School (June 5), Londonderry High School (June 6) and Nashua High School South (June 10). Registration for each clinic takes place at 4:30 p.m., followed by offensive skills coaching at 5 p.m., defensive skills instruction at 6 p.m. and a 7-on-7 pass game for the skilled positions and one-on-one for the offensive and defensive lines at 7 p.m. There is a $15 fee per participant payable at the event. Players are required to wear workout clothes and provide their own cleats. Contact UNH assistant athletic director of football operations Bobby Callahan at 502-1349.

CONCORD PARKS & RECREATION is offering the following summer programs: Learn & Play tennis lessons for children ages 6 and older Mondays-Thursdays June 24-July 5; adult tennis lessons Tuesdays (June 18-July 23) and Thursdays (June 20-July 25); beginner and intermediate/advanced camps for grades 3-8 June 24-28; and junior tennis singles, doubles and mixed doubles leagues Wednesdays, June 19-July 24 for ages 7-10. There is still room for the June 9 trip to see the Boston Red Sox play the Angels. Game time is 1:35 p.m. A bus will leave from Heights Community Center. Drop by the Parks & Rec office at 14 Canterbury Rd. to reserve tickets. Visit concordparksandrec.com or call 225-8690.

PAUL HOGAN BASKETBALL Camps for this summer will be held on the following dates at NHTI: Rip City Basketball Camp June 24-28, girls’ point guard/post player camp June 30-July 2, boys’ point guard/post player camp July 5-7 and the 20th annual Specialty Basketball Camp July 21-25. Fall basketball clinics will be posted in August and will begin in mid-October. Check hogancamps.com, or call 340-1719.

SNHU NH HOOP SKILLS, LLC Girls Basketball Day Camp will be hosted by SNHU women’s basketball Head Coach Karen Pinkos June 24-28 and July 8-12. Contact Pinkos at 645-9662 or k.pinkos@snhu.edu.

CRIMSON TIDE wrestling Camp, which will teach the fundamentals of the unique style that has won Concord three state championships, will be held June 24-28 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wrestlers will develop great technique and be able to apply their new skills. The camp will be divided into the following age groups: kindergarten-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade, 6th-8th grade and 9th-12th grade. Cost is $150. Visit freeteams.net/ctwc, or contact Nick Zeras at 785-9705.

HOPKINTON SPORTS CAMPS are scheduled as follows: Baseball (for players ages 7-15) June 24-27 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost is $120; Boys’ basketball (for grades 5-10) July 1-3 and 5 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost is $120; Shooting/3-on-3 basketball camp (coed) July 9-12 grades 5-8 from 9 a.m.-noon and grades 9-12 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Cost is $75. Contact Coach Dave Chase at 545-2960 or 4chaseteam@comcast.net. You do not have to be a Hopkinton resident to attend.

Hawks Softball Camp will be held June 24-27 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at the Hopkinton High School softball field. The 3rd annual camp stresses fundamentals and fun and is run by Hopkinton varsity softball Coach Dan Meserve. Cost is $75 and it is open to any area girls entering grades 3-8. Email dmeserve@hopkintonschools.org for a camp brochure or with questions.

FUTURE STARS FIELD Hockey Camp for girls entering grades 1-5 will be held at Hopkinton High School June 24-27 from 9 a.m.-noon. Cost is $75. Contact Coach Patty Connolly at pconnolly@hopkintonschools.org.

Youth baseball camp to benefit CHAD (Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth) at Pembroke Academy on June 24-27 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Camp is open to boys and girls from the ages of 6-14. The 28th will be a rain make-up day. Cost of the camp is $80 and includes a trip to a Fisher Cats game on the 27th. Campers will be provided with drinks, a free t-shirt and a pizza party on the final day. Visit ihbbaseball.org, or contact Coach John Bly at 558-1320 or coachbly@comcast.net/coachbly@ihbbaseball.com.

PLYMOUTH STATE basketball will host a coed youth day camp June 24-27 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the P.E. Center on the PSU campus. The camp will be directed by PSU men’s basketball Head Coach Andrew Novick. Cost is $125. Contact Coach Novick at 535-2753 or asnovick@plymouth.edu.

YOGA for Kids Camp will be held at Bow High July 8-12 from 9-11:30 a.m. for ages 6-10. Space is limited. Contact Bow Recreation at 228-2222 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. or email parksrec@bow-nh.gov.

PLAY ON! SOCCER CAMP will be held July 8-12 and July 15-19 at NHTI for boys and girls in grades 4-10, under the direction of Coaches Don Welford and Derek Johnson. Check hogancamps.com.

SHOOTER’S GOLD BASKETBALL Camps for boys and girls in grades 1-8 will be held in six towns in New Hampshire during two weeks. Week 1 will be July 8-12 in Meredith, Gilford and Littleton. Week 2 will be July 15-19 in Laconia, Hooksett and Enfield. Printable forms can be found at hogancamps.com.

New Hampshire Running Camp will take place July 17-21 at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro. Registration is $495 and includes all meals, lodging and camp activities. Go to thenewhampshirerunningcamp.com, call Shawn Green at 319-7224 or email shawn.green25@gmail.com.

NEW ENGLAND CATCHING Camp offers four-day, 16-hour camps July 22-25 and Aug. 5-8 at Lions Field in Hudson for both baseball and softball. Players ages 8-12 meet 8 a.m.-noon, and ages 13-18 meet 1-5 p.m. Visit catchingcamp.com and click on the link for Summer Camp or call Coach Jay Weaver at 882-8981.

WILDCAT BASKETBALL Day Camp will be held at the University of New Hampshire July 29-Aug. 1 for children entering grades 2-9. The camp features basketball instruction for any level from UNH Head Coach Bill Herrion and the Wildcat players. Grades 2-5 are from 9 a.m.-noon and grades 6-9 are 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Information and registration forms are available online at unhwildcats.com or by contacting Wildcat Day Camp director Scott Weitzell at 862-2490 or unh.hoops@unh.edu.

SCORING CONCEPTS Hockey Training is holding weekly clinics at the Plymouth State University ice rink each Wednesday night in the months of July and August. The clinics will run from 6:30-7:45 p.m. and cost $30 per session. There is no pre-registration; pay at the door. The clinic’s focus will be a half-and-half setting for skill development. The first 45 minutes will be speed training, and the last half will be advanced puck skills. Contact scoringconcepts@gmail.com, or go to scoringconcepts.com. class="MonitorSports_OldRoundupSlug">

Soccer camp at Coe-Brown Northwood Academy is accepting registrations. Camp runs Aug. 5-9 from 8 a.m.-noon for athletes entering grades 4-8. Registration is $75 per camper before July 1 and $85 after July 1. There is a family discount for two or more players from the same family for $65 per camper. The Coe-Brown Soccer Academy, for all area high school soccer players, will have a certified athletic trainer and strength/conditioning coach on staff. Camp runs Aug. 8-12 from 1-5 p.m. for athletes entering grades 9-12. Registration is $80 per camper before July 1 and $90 after July 1. Family discount for two or more players from the same family is $75 per camper. Go to coebrown.org and click on the “Seasonal Sports” link under summer programs for registration forms and information, or email Coach Josh Hils at jhils@coebrown.org, or call 942-5531, ext. 144.

One V One soccer camp will be held Aug. 12-15 at Merrimack Valley High’s Beede Field. Times for each age group are as follows: U12 from 9-11:30 a.m., U14 from 12:30-3 p.m., and U17 from 4-6:30 p.m. Cost is $90 for MV boys and girls. Email onevonesoccercamp@gmail.com.

Tryouts/registrations

Contoocook Post 81 Junior Legion tryouts will be held Saturday and June 2 at Hopkinton High School. Tryout times will be 4-6 p.m. and it is open to Hillsboro, John Stark, Brady and Hopkinton players. Contact Dave Chase at 4chaseteam@comcast.net.

Soccer tryouts for Seacoast Express United are scheduled for Tuesday-May 31. Tryouts are for U11-U18 players for the club and premier teams as well as registration for other EDP and Grassroots programs. Visit seacoastunitedexpress.org.

BEAVER MEADOW GOLF Course is starting a new 18-hole senior morning league beginning Wednesday and an evening nine-hole “fun” league on Thursdays beginning May 30. Both leagues are open to members and non-members. Call 228-8954 or visit beavermeadowgolfcourse.com.

PEMBROKE SUMMER REC. programs will have registration May 30 from 6-7 p.m. at Pembroke Town Hall. This is a six-week program open to any Pembroke or Allenstown children entering grades 1-6. The program will run July 8-Aug. 16 at Memorial Field in Pembroke from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. A $15 non-refundable registration fee is required. Extended hours are offered for working parents. Cost is $45 a week for Pembroke residents and $55 for Allentown residents. Cost includes a weekly field trip. Call 848-9677.

LOUDON FREEDOM SOCCER Club will hold open practices and tryouts for the fall season for its competitive girls’ U12-U14 teams. The teams compete in the Granite State Youth Soccer League while also participating in local tournaments. Cost is $125 for the session. Specific tryout dates will be set within the next two weeks. Contract Andrew Palhof at Palhof@comcast.net or 568-7494.

Concord High fall sports signups will be held June 5 at 3 p.m. at CHS and at 3:45 p.m. for Rundlett MS eighth-graders. Signups at CHS are as follows: girls’ cross country in girls’ locker room; field hockey in W2013; girls’ soccer in lecture hall; girls’ volleyball in W2038; spirit in W2047; boys’ cross country in boys’ locker room; football in gym; golf in W2042; and boys’ soccer in the auditorium. Signups at Rundlett are in the new activity room for girls, in the multipurpose room for boys, and in the cafeteria for football.

Hillsboro-Deering High fall sports signups will take place June 5 at 2:15 p.m. Girls’ soccer will meet in room 222, boys’ soccer will meet in the gym, golf will meet in the gym, cross country will meet in the modular French room, and girls’ volleyball will meet in the cafeteria. All returning HDHS student athletes, new students and incoming freshmen need to attend if they plan on participating in HDHS athletics in the fall of 2013.

SPORTS ZONE UNITED U-8, U-9, U-10, U-11, U-12, U-13, U-14 and U-15 boys’ and girls’ soccer teams will hold tryouts the week of June 10-14. All tryouts will be held the Pinkerton Academy boys’ or girls’ soccer fields. Each player is required to attend one of the tryout sessions, but may attend both. All players will be notified by email or phone by June 28 of team placement. Tryout fee is $10 and includes an SZ United shirt. Children may be registered up to 30 minutes prior to tryout or can be preregistered online at szunited.org. Call Matt Lewis (231-1613), Patrick Mulcahy (315-415-3834) or Manny Kouhaiz (860-940-1337) for the dates and times for each division.

Players needed

Central Force girls’ AAU basketball program has openings on its 7th-, 8th- and 10th-grade teams. Call Mark at 340-1281.

NH Northern Lights U14 girls’ softball team is looking for more positional players and pitchers for upcoming season. The team plays ASA and other tournaments. Practices are held in Hillsboro. Contact Shawn Atkins at 495-6170 or skatkins@gsinet.net.

Sunset League is the nation’s oldest after-supper baseball league, and is seeking players for this summer season, which will begin the first week of June. Call Steve DeStefano at 496-3674 or 224-3377 (ext. 16).

TEAMS NEEDED

HILLSBORO MEN’S MODIFIED Softball league is looking for teams to play this season. Contact Danny Perham at 464-3692.

Meetings

BOW FALCONS BOOSTER Club will hold its annual meeting June 10 at 7 p.m. in the library at Bow High School. Officers for the 2013-2014 school year will be elected, and the board will be selected. The budget for the year will be adopted as well. All are invited to attend.

Coaches needed

Concord High School has an opening for a girls’ JV soccer coach. Send 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.

John Stark Regional High School has the following openings for the 2013-2014 school year: JV football assistant, varsity wrestling, girls’ JV basketball, and varsity baseball. 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 for 2013-14: varsity girls’ volleyball head coach and JV girls’ volleyball head coach. Send a letter of intent, résumé and three recent references to: Jay Wood/Athletic Director, Hillsboro-Deering HS, 12 Hillcat Drive, Hillsboro, NH 03244, or jwood@hdsd.k12.nh.us.

Merrimack Valley High School is accepting applications for the following coaching positions for the 2013-14 school year: winter spirit, girls’ varsity basketball and boys’ varsity basketball. Please email a resume and letters of reference to Kevin O’Brien, administrator for athletics (kobrien@mv.k12.nh.us).

Rundlett Middle School has openings for a field hockey coach and a girls’ soccer coach. Send 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.

RUNDLETT MIDDLE SCHOOL is looking for a 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 smell@concordnhschools.net.

CAPITAL CITY VIPERS (Pop Warner) are looking for experienced cheer coaches for the upcoming season (beginning in August) at Tiny Mite (ages 5-7), Junior Midget (ages 10-13) and Midget (ages 13-15) levels. Contact Chandra Dinger, cheer coordinator, at 753-6236 or 6dings@comcast.net.

Sunset League is the nation’s oldest after-supper baseball league, and is seeking coaches and sponsors for this summer season, which will begin the first week of June . Call Steve DeStefano at 496-3674 or 224-3377 (ext. 16).

Events

The Red-White-Blue Memorial Golf Tournament (the first major of the year) will be held at Beaver Meadow Golf Course Saturday-Monday. The field is limited to 45 teams. Format is a two-person best ball, net and gross plus a couple’s net and gross. Entry fee is $75 per player for all three days, plus green fees for non-members. Contact the Pro Shop at 228-8954.

Mountain bike festival hosted by Pats Peak in Henniker will take place June 8-9. The festival features 24-Hour, 12-Hour, 6-Hour, X-Country Challenge and Downhill Thrill races. Riders will be competing for over $4,000 in cash and prizes. Check patspeak.com/bike.html or call 888-728-7732.

CITY INTERCLUB GOLF committee announced the schedule of events, which includes play for women, men and youth, as well as a closing season couples event. The schedule has been posted at area clubs along with registration forms for each event. The Senior Golf Championship opens the season. Women will tee up June 9 at Beaver Meadow. The men’s Senior Championship will be contested over two days of medal play, with the first round at Canterbury Woods June 9 and the second round June 10 at Pembroke Pines CC (formerly Plausawa Valley). Players must have a current GHIN handicap and be a member at any of the area golf clubs and/or a resident of the city of Concord. Participating clubs are Concord, Beaver Meadow, Canterbury Woods, Pembroke Pines, Loudon and Duston. Deadline for registration is June 1.

First Tee of New Hampshire is hosting its 10th Anniversary Golf Tournament June 17 at Baker Hill Golf Club, 101 Baker Hill Road, Newbury. The start is 1 p.m. and is best ball format. Reservations for foursomes are being accepted, but space is limited. Donation is $230 per person.

Golf tournament scramble, the Friends of Concord High School Hockey’s 17th annual, will be held June 21 at Beaver Meadow Golf Course. This fundraiser event for the CHS boys’ hockey team is open to the public. Registration forms and sponsorship information are available at chshockey.com, or contact Kris Tardiff at ktardiff@comcast.net or 224-7906.

Golf Tournament, Tinker’s 8th annual Gold Ball Tournament, will take place June 22 to benefit the McDonough Foundation. Call Tinker at 219-0675 or email Tinker at Tinker99@comcast.net.

HANOVER LIONS TWIN State All-Star Lacrosse Games will be played June 22 at Hanover High. All participants are graduated/graduating seniors chosen by their respective coaches’ associations as outstanding players from their respective states of Vermont and New Hampshire. The girls’ game will begin at 12:30 p.m. and the boys’ game will begin at 3 p.m. Contact Star Johnson, event director, at star@starjohnsonrealtor.com or call 643-3942, or visit the event website at twinstateallstars.com. class="MonitorSports_OldRoundupSlug">

CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH network (CMHN) will host its second annual Charity Golf Tournament June 22 at Candia Woods Golf Links. The event, which last year raised $10,000 to provide financial assistance to families with children with mental illness and/or serious emotional disorders, begins at 6:45 a.m. with sign-in, a raffle and a continental breakfast followed by a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Tickets are $130 per player and include greens fees with cart, practice range, breakfast, a buffet luncheon, raffle and various prizes. To purchase tickets, become a sponsor, or for more information about the golf tournament, call 942-5445, or visit cmhn-nh.com. class="MonitorSports_OldRoundupSlug">

New Hampshire Women’s Golf Associationwill hold its annual Junior Girls’ Championship June 27 at Intervale Country Club in Manchester. Junior girls, under the age of 18 as of the date of the tournament, will compete in one of eight divisions. Four divisions cater to the younger golfers (ages 5-11). The Munchkin and Cricket divisions play a shortened layout of five or seven holes, while the Pee Wee and Mini divisions play nine shortened holes. Golfers in the junior and senior divisions, ages 11-17, compete in one of four divisions and play nine or eighteen holes, depending on their ability. Entry fee is $10. Applications will be accepted until June 11. Call 356-9051, 798-5589 or email nhwga@aol.com for an application. Applications can also be downloaded directly from nhwga.org. class="MonitorSports_OldRoundupSlug">

NHTI will hold the following basketball-related events in June and July: Rip City “Chips” Basketball Showcase (for boys in grades 7-9 and girls in grades 5-7) will be June 28 from 5-9 p.m. Contact paul@hogancamps.com; boys’ high school basketball tournament June 29. Contact phogan@ccsnh.edu.; girls’ high school basketball tournament July 13. Contact ksamg@comcast.net.

SUMMER HIGH SCHOOL Hoops Tournaments for boys’ and girls’ teams are being held at NHTI. The boys’ tournament is June 29 (contact Coach Paul Hogan at phogan@ccsnh.edu). The girls’ tournament is July 13 (contact Coach Kevin Gibbs at ksamg@comcast.net).

COE-BROWN NORTHWOOD ACADEMY is accepting nominations for its 2013 Athletic Hall of Fame Induction. Applications can be obtained through the main office or at coebrown.org on the “Athletics” page. All applications must be received in the Academy office no later than July 1. Contact Athletic Director Matthew Skidds with any questions at 942-5531 or mskidds@coebrown.org.

CHS ALUMNI SOCCER GAME with the Concord High School boys’ soccer team is Aug. 22 at 5 p.m. at Memorial Field. All past players are welcome. Contact Coach Scott Dunlop at scottdunlop28@yahoo.com.

Youth charity golf tournament, sponsored by the Immaculate Heart of Mary, will be held Aug. 31 at Loudon Country Club. Cost is $100 per golfer. Blank registration forms are available at the IHM Rectory Office, or call Co-Chair Paul Cantin at 223-9999. The deadline to register is Aug. 21.

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