A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements
Cimo’s Deli defeated Hopkinton in Capital Area majors softball action. Nicole LeBrun and Autumn Nudd controlled the circle for Cimo’s, allowing only one hit. Katy McKoy, Hannah Mitchell and Jade Dowling (four hits each) and Alannah Johnson (three hits) led the Cimo’s offense. Hopkinton was led defensively by catcher Erin Donahue, third baseman Izzie Gagnon and second baseman Porter Thomsick.
The 14th annual Red White and Blue tournament was held at Beaver Meadow this weekend. Vinny Benincasa and Dane Prescott (61) won the Blue Tee’s, Larry Fouts and Dave Demers (62) took second, and pairs Mark and George Coen, and Mike Breault and Sung Joo Lim tied for third at 63.
Summer baseball camp
Summer instructional baseball day camp will be offered by Concord American Little League July 15-19. The camp will focus on basic baseball fundamentals. Cost is $65 and proceeds will benefit Fred’s Fund. Contact Joe Russell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 234-0759.
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 email@example.com.
Sunset League is the nation’s oldest after-supper baseball league, and is seeking players for this summer season, which will begin next week. Call Steve DeStefano at 496-3674 or 224-3377 (ext. 16).
HILLSBORO MEN’S MODIFIED Softball league is looking for teams to play this season. Contact Danny Perham at 464-3692.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 (email@example.com).
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunset League is the nation’s oldest after-supper baseball league, and is seeking coaches and sponsors for this summer season, which will begin next week. Call Steve DeStefano at 496-3674 or 224-3377 (ext. 16).
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 Saturday.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org; boys’ high school basketball tournament June 29. Contact email@example.com.; girls’ high school basketball tournament July 13. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com). The girls’ tournament is July 13 (contact Coach Kevin Gibbs at firstname.lastname@example.org).
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 email@example.com.
Legends of Hockey is planning the annual golf classic, its major fundraising event of the year, to be held July 12 at the Stonebridge Country Club in Goffstown. For information on sponsorships or to participate, contact Jim Hayes at firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
ELITE CAMP, a basketball camp run by Nate Camp and Scott Drapeau, will be held June 22-23 (from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on the 22nd; from noon-4 p.m. on the 23rd) for boys and girls in grades 8-12 at Kearsarge Middle School in North Sutton. The camp is geared toward players looking to take their game to the next level in a varsity or college setting. Registration is $100 for the weekend.
CONCORD PARKS & RECREATION is offering the following summer programs: Jr. Track & Field Camp (ages 5-6, no first-graders), a four-day introductory camp to track & field directed by Barb Higgins, June 18-21 from 8 a.m.-noon at Memorial Field; 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; Adult Tennis League (ages 16 and older), for advanced beginners to intermediate-level players, June 18-23 from 6-7 p.m. at Memorial Field. 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
COUGAR CAMP, run by Nate Camp and held at Kearsarge Middle School, is a three-week basketball camp for boys and girls ages 7-14. The camp runs June 24-28, July 8-12 and July 29-Aug. 2 from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The camp will teach basketball fundamentals and life skills to players of various skill levels. Registration is $150 per week per camper; discounts will be included for multiple campers from the same family. Contact Nate Camp at email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.orgemail@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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, or visit the ‘Hogan Camps, LLC’ page on Facebook. Contact Paul Hogan at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 340-1719 with questions.
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.
Wildcat Football Camp will be held July 14-18 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the UNH football facilities. The UNH coaching staff, along with other local coaches, will provide instruction for campers in grades 6-12 (grades 6-9 will practice separately from 10-12). The camp is full-contact. Registration and camper check-in will be from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on July 14 at the Paul Sweet Oval (indoor track) inside the UNH Field House, followed immediately by the first session at 6 p.m. Tuition is $165 if paid before July 1 and $180 after July 1, including a $30 non-refundable administrative fee. Campers must supply their own equipment. Contact Bob Callahan at email@example.com, or visit unhwildcats.com and click on Summer Camps to register.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 email@example.com, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Soccer tryouts for Seacoast Express United are scheduled for tomorrow-Friday. 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 beginning Thursday. Both leagues are open to members and non-members. Call 228-8954 or visit beavermeadowgolfcourse.com.
PEMBROKE SUMMER REC. programs will have registration Thursday 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.
Contoocook Post 81 Junior Legion tryouts will be held Sunday 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 email@example.com.
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.
HOPKINTON SOCCER CLUB will hold tryouts/evaluations for boys and girls eligible for play in the U9-U14 divisions (ages 8-14) at Houston Field in Contoocook (behind the town library). Girls will meet from 5-7 p.m. on June 12-13; boys will meet from 5-7 p.m. on June 10-11. Registration will be held at Hopkinton High from 5-6:30 p.m. on June 18. All U9 and U10 players interested in playing will be placed on a team. All players planning to play for HSC should come to at least one night of evaluations. Players from surrounding towns are also encouraged to try out. For more information about HSC Soccer, and coaching opportunities, contact Glen Brehio at 801-0943.
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.