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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Middle school result

The Hopkinton Middle School baseball team finished its season with a home win over Kearsarge, 10-0. Ben McManus pitched a phenomenal game, allowing only one hit. Cam Cyr, Tucker Windhurst and Matt Baronas played flawless defense for the Hawks. At the plate, Hopkinton was led by Will Rhynhart, Kayl Murdough and Baronas, who hit a two-run double.

Youth baseball

Bow’s NH Tile Rangers defeated the Hopkinton Colonial Village Gators, 12-8. Fine hitting and defense by Zach Robinson along with two strong innings of pitching by Garin Treybig helped secure the win. For the Gators, Larsen Burack (three hits), Danny Rinden (two hits) and Colby Morris (two hits) led the offense, while Denver Sykes pitched a 1-2-3 fifth inning, made a nice defensive play in left field and hit a double. Daniel Miner and Jack Vallari also pitched well for the Gators.

∎ In Concord Babe Ruth action, Concord Police Patrolmen’s Association (CPPA) defeated Kiwanis, 9-4. Connor Daniels pitched a great game, striking out 12. CPPA’s offense was led by Max Lamora (2-for-4), Mitch Comeau (2-for-4) and Blake Bouldry (homer). Kiwanis’s offense was led by Peter Brewster (1-for-2, double). Shayne Cyr and Chase Buckman both pitched well for Kiwanis.

∎ The Bow Sanel Auto Parts Co. traveled to Goffstown and defeated Couptopia, 5-2. Brendan Winch and Kadin St. Germaine combined to pitch six innings, allowing six hits between them. The pitching was supported defensively by John Graham’s double play and Cam Mayo in the outfield.

Youth softball

In AAA action, Speedy Printing and Chichester faced off. Gianna Bova, Kaitlin White and Shannon Trainor shared the pitching, while Sarah Newton, Faith Regnier and Kaylea Platt all had multiple hits for Speedy Printing. Summer Pescinski pitched for Chichester, and Julia Cipriano and Juliana Hoar both played well defensively.

∎ Lavallee Oil defeated Team Kia of Concord. Olivia McCarty pitched well for Lavallee and helped herself out by getting two hits and scoring four runs. Josie Stottlar led the offense with a triple, double and two runs, while Madison Dwyer had a strong game both defensively and at the plate with two hits and three runs, and Mackaylee Loomis also chipped in with two hits. Chantal Mainville played well behind the plate. Lauren Hauschild made her pitching debut for Team Kia, coming in for relief. The offense was led by Sarah Morin and Anita Dibuono, who each scored two runs.

∎ Vermette Orthodontics and Audley Construction had an exciting game at Martin Field. For Audley, Cailyn Benson played tough defense, while Katelyn Howe and Maddie Michaelis led the way at the plate. For Vermette, Elizabeth Baron had a big hit in the final inning, and Cassie Pfitzenmayer and Katherine Kennedy had some great steals on the bases.

∎ Vinnie’s Pizzaria defeated Stonehill Landscaping. For Stonehill, Meg Dougherty pitched well, Jadyn Holmes was strong behind the plate, and Miah Boucher played well at shortstop. For Vinnie’s, Aniecia Vargas and Izzy Dunn led the offense with four hits and four RBI each, and Carly Torrance caught a great game.

∎ Elektrisola defeated Sparklynn Pools. For Elektrisola, Katelyn Locke went 2-for-2 with a home run and two runs, Hayley Kenney reached base twice and scored both times, and Kelly Wells had two hits and played great defense. For Sparklynn Pools, Bailey Brown and Sarai Nicolosi each had two hits, and Jackie Buteau was solid in the circle.

∎ Penacook Pharmacy defeated Chichester. For Penacook Pharmacy, Ann Bascom pitched well and had three hits, including a home run. Alani Ramas had four hits, and Ami Rivera and Kailey Merrill added two hits each. Chichester had hits from Kory Driscoll and Danielle Parent, while Catherine Hromis and Abbie O’Rourke were solid defensively.

Youth lacrosse

The Concord Crush U15 girls’ team defeated Hopkinton, 12-5. Maisie O’Shea led Concord with five goals, Delana Erickson added three and Olivia Painchaud scored two. Nicole Hansen and Tia Delampan scored a goal apiece. Paige Hyndmann and Gabrielle McDonald played well on defense, and Avery Loosigian made eight saves in goal.

Capital City Vipers

Capital City Vipers Football and Cheerleading will hold registration for the upcoming season tomorrow at Penacook Elementary (in the front foyer) from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The Vipers are the only Pop Warner organization in the greater Concord area. The Vipers will be offering an unlimited weight team for the season (ages 11-14). Contact Lisa Hart at kennethchart@comcast.net, or call 608-6188.


John Stark’s spring sports awards night for all athletes, parents and family will take place Tuesday at 6 p.m. Sportsmanship and Scholar-Athlete awards will be presented, and the evening will conclude by programs moving into individual classrooms for team specific recognition and dessert.

Mountain bike festival hosted by Pats Peak in Henniker will take place Saturday-Sunday. 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.

CONCORD NATIONAL LL is hosting an all-Concord outdoor movie night on Saturday at Memorial Field. Bring a blanket and/or lawn chair. Along with the current Little Leaguers in Concord, veteran players from the past are invited to come and share their memories of playing baseball. Admission is $5 and all those wearing past or present Little League attire (or a picture of yourself in your uniform) will receive a special gift. The movie The Sandlot will start at 8:30.

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 Tuesday. 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.

Granite State Roller Derby’s (GSRD) travel team, Legislashers, will take on Upper Valley Vixens of Twin State Derby Saturday at Everett Arena in Concord. The main event follows a home team showdown between GSRD’s Fighting Finches and Demolition Dames. The Legislashers bout begins at 6 p.m., home teams face off at 5 p.m. and doors open at 4 p.m. Ticket prices in advance are $7.50 each, four for $25. Children under five years old are admitted free. Advance tickets can be purchased from the league’s website at granitestaterollerderby.com, or Spank Alley Skate and Board Shop, Concord Headlines and Arnie’s Ice Cream. Tickets purchased at the door will be $10. Email granitestaterollerderby@gmail.com, or visit wftda.com.

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.

Hopkinton Rotary and Banks Chevrolet are sponsoring a golf tournament July 8 to raise money for scholarships. Multiple formats will be played with a shotgun start a 9 a.m. Cost is $125 per player. Email Michelle Clark (mclark@hopkintonschools.org) or Steve Chamberlin (schamberlin@hopkintonschools.org).

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 hayes743@comcast.net.

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.


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.

UNH FOOTBALL CLINICS (annual Granite State Coaches Clinics) will be held for area high school players June 4-10. Sessions will take place at Londonderry High School (today) and Nashua High School South (Monday). 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.

Brewster Academy Basketball School for boys will run June 29-July 3 for boys ages 13-17. The camp is run by longtime Brewster Academy men’s basketball Coach Jason Smith. Limited spots remain. Visit brewsteracademy.org/sportscamp or call 569-7149.

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; Inside-out development basketball camp (grades 6-10) will run July 15-19 from 9 a.m.-noon for girls and 1-4 p.m. for boys; “Fitness Boot Camp” runs Saturdays from this Saturday-June 29 from 8:30–9:30 a.m. There is still room for the Sunday 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.

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 ncamp@kearsarge.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.

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 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, or visit the ‘Hogan Camps, LLC’ page on Facebook. Contact Paul Hogan at paul@hogancamps.com or call 340-1719 with questions.

Pembroke Summer Recreation Program is still open for registration at the Pembroke Highway Department. The six-week program is open to any Pembroke or Allenstown children entering grades 1-6. The program runs July 8-Aug. 16, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Memorial Field in Pembroke. Extended hours for early drop-off or late pick-up are available for an additional $10/week. A $15 non-refundable registration fee is required, and the cost of the program is $45/week for Pembroke residents and $55/week for Allenstown residents. Cost includes a weekly field trip. Call 848-9677.

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.

BREWSTER ACADEMY is hosting a soccer camp run by Aaron Miller, head men’s and women’s coach at Trinidad State (Colorado), for boys and girls ages 10 to 17 from July 12-17. Overnight tuition is $300 and includes all 15 meals, dorm room, all films and instruction, swimming and use of turfed indoor field. Enrollment is limited. Call 630-5866 or email millersoccer@hotmail.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 bobby.callahan@unh.edu, or visit unhwildcats.com and click on Summer Camps to register.

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 j.russell@comcast.net or 234-0759.

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.

The Ultimate Lacrosse Camp, sponsored by Bow Parks & Recreation, will be held July 29-Aug. 1 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. for boys and girls ages 7-15 on the Bow School District fields and grounds. Cost is $240, which includes daily lunch, freeze pops and refreshments, a player’s jersey/lax pinnie and daily prizes, including lacrosse sticks. Contact Cindy Rose or Anne Marie Guertin at 228-2222 or prdir@bow-nh.gov.

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">

PEMBROKE REC. TENNIS lessons will be offered at Pembroke Academy on Sundays and Mondays from Aug. 4-26 . Registration forms will be available at the Pembroke Town Hall by July 19. Lessons for grades 3 and under will be held from 4-4:45 p.m., grades 4-8 from 5-6 p.m., and adults (ages 14 and up) from 6:15-7:15 p.m.. Call 848-9677.

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.

COACH ZIPKE’S Summer Soccer Skills Camp will be held Aug. 12-16 from 4-7 p.m. at Houston Fields in Hopkinton. The camp is open to players entering 4th through 8th grade. Registration includes camp shirt, soccer ball and drawing for a soccer jersey. A New England Revolution Player will be attending one day of the camp. To register go to www.eteamz.com/hsc.

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.


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 Babe Ruth League will be holding tryouts for its All-Star teams Wednesday at Rollins Park, with 13-year-olds trying out from 5:30-7 p.m. and 14- and 15-year-olds trying out from 7-8:30 p.m. Contact Chris Minery at minerys@comcast.net or 491-2744.

Loudon Freedom Soccer will hold tryouts for its fall U13 girls’ team June 13 from 6-7:30 p.m. at 7039 School St. in Loudon. The team will compete in the Fall Granite Youth Soccer League. The Freedom Club is based in Loudon and has new fields located just outside of Concord. Contact Ron Davis at 731-4436 or jarjen@comcast.net.

Bow United Soccer Club will hold tryouts Monday–June 14. Players must register and attend one night of the two-night player evaluations. U8 and U9 teams practice two times per week, emphasizing foot skills and small-sided games, and play weekend games. U10-U14 boys’ and girls’ teams play competitive soccer in the Granite State Soccer League, emphasizing skill and tactic building with practice twice a week and weekend games. Pre-registration for tryouts is required. Visit gotsport.com/asp/application/reg/?ProgramID=20789&Type=PLAYER.

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. June 12-13; boys will meet from 5-7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. 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 Monday- June 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.

BLUE STORM flag football (K-2nd grade), football (3rd-6th grade) and cheer registration is open. Visit Bluestormsports.com, or e-mail mvbluestormfootball@gmail.com.

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.


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 Monday 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.

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