A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements
The U-17 boys’ Seacoast United soccer team recently won the New Hampshire Soccer state championship, 3-2, in a come-from-behind win over The Lightening Soccer Club of Hanover. This win moves the team into the 13-state Region 1 tournament. Down 2-0 with just 15 minutes to play, Seacoast United got a quick goal, then less than a minute later a header off a corner kick tied the game at 2-2. Seacoast United nailed a penalty shot with no time remaining to pull off the win. The state championship, coupled with a tournament win in Washington, D.C., at the Potomac Memorial Day Tournament, moves the U-17 club to a national ranking of 201. Isaac Dugas of Concord is a member of the championship squad.
In Babe Ruth action, Bow’s Streamline Maintenance defeated Manchester’s East Side Auto, 7-6. Ben Kimball and Chris Gallier combined on the mound for the win. Jack Corriveau led the offense with two RBI and a home run. Walter Chacon drove in Corriveau for the winning run in the seventh inning. Chris Besho had a great day on defense, throwing out six batters.
Ron Landry and Steve White squeaked out a victory in Concord Country Club’s Father’s Day Best Ball Tournament with a round of 8-under par 62. Three teams finished tied for second at 63; eight teams tied for fifth at 64. Thirty-five teams participated.
NHTI Athletic Director Paul Hogan was presented the 2012-2013 Garth Pleasant Honorary USCAA Athletic Director of the Year Award. Hogan was honored for his long-standing service on the ratings/selections committee, USCAA coaches poll, as a former tournament host, and for his contributions to the marketing and branding of the USCAA. Furthermore, Hogan’s men’s basketball team finished the year 33-5 and earned the No. 1 overall seed in the USCAA Division II Basketball National Championship. NHTI’s men’s soccer, volleyball, golf and cross country teams attended USCAA national championships this past year. NHTI finished the 2012-2013 season fourth in the Director’s Cup (the only two-year member in the top 10 of the Director’s Cup). Hogan was also named YSCC Men’s Basketball Coach of the Year in 2013 and has served as the Yankee Small College Conference president since 2005.
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 Dr., 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. Email a résumé and letters of reference to Kevin O’Brien, administrator for athletics, at email@example.com.
Rundlett Middle School has openings for a field hockey coach, a girls’ soccer coach and 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
CAPITAL CITY VIPERS Football and Cheerleading is looking for experienced coaches in both sports for the 2013 season. Contact Dave Buteau, at 817-1668 or email@example.com, for football, and Chanda Dinger, at 496-7372 or firstname.lastname@example.org, for cheer.
TILTON SCHOOL is seeking a varsity field hockey coach. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, résumé and contact information for three references to email@example.com.
First Tee of New Hampshire is hosting its 10th Anniversary Golf Tournament today 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 Friday at Beaver Meadow Golf Course. This fundraiser for the CHS boys’ hockey team is open to the public. Registration forms and sponsorship information are available at chshockey.com, or contact Kris Tardiff at firstname.lastname@example.org or 224-7906.
Golf Tournament, Tinker’s 8th annual Gold Ball Tournament, will take place Saturday 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 Saturday at Hanover High. The girls’ game will begin at 12:30 p.m. with the boys’ game at 3 p.m. Contact Star Johnson, event director, at email@example.com, call 643-3942, or visit twinstateallstars.com. class="MonitorSports_OldRoundupSlug">
Golf tournament, the Children’s Mental Health Network’s (CMHN) second annual charity tournament, will be held Saturday at Candia Woods Golf Links. The event begins at 6:45 a.m. with sign-in and breakfast followed by a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Tickets are $130 per player. To purchase tickets, become a sponsor, or for more information about the tournament, call 942-5445, or visit cmhn-nh.com. class="MonitorSports_OldRoundupSlug">
WHITE WATER SLALOM Racing, hosted by veterans Sonny Hunt and his daughter, Amy, will be held for the first time on the Winnipesaukee River Saturday and Sunday. This year, the race will be training for the New England White Water Slalom Series, with the potential to be a regular race in the series in future years. There are a variety of categories for canoes and kayaks including men and women, combined and solo and tandem boats. Contact Ken Norton at 286-3890.
Golf tournament for the 6th annual Mark Jarvis Memorial Scholarship will be held June 29 at Loudon Country Club. Scholarships go to deserving Pittsfield High graduates. The cost is $90 per person. Registration and continental breakfast start at 7:15 a.m., with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Call 859-3220 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Junior Singles Tennis Tournament at the Abenaqui Country Club will be held June 29-30. The tournament is open to boys and girls, with competition taking place at U12, U14, U16 and U18 levels. Two matches are guaranteed for all participants. The entry fee is $25 and the deadline to sign up is June 26 at 5 p.m. Call 964-6060 or email email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org). The girls’ tournament is July 13 (contact Coach Kevin Gibbs at email@example.com).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Concord Interclub’s Men’s City fourball event will take place July 4, 6 and 7 (finals of all flights). The championship is conducted at the area host clubs of Canterbury Woods, Concord, Loudon and Beaver Meadow based on an annual rotation system, and the two-person teams are flighted based on combined handicap, with a plan of eight teams per flight. Eligible players must have a sanctioned handicap and be a member of an area club or a resident of Concord. Applications are available at area clubs with a deadline of June 26. Entry fee is $90 per team.
Golf tournament, sponsored by Hopkinton Rotary and Banks Chevrolet, will be held 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 (email@example.com) or Steve Chamberlin (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Legends of Hockey golf classic, its major fundraising event of the year, will be held July 12 at the Stonebridge Country Club in Goffstown. There is still an opening for one foursome and a few single players. The announced deadline of today will be extended until 136 players have entered. The scramble tournament will begin at 10:30 a.m. Contact Jim Hayes at email@example.com or 731-4168.
FRANK MONAHAN Foundation Golf Classic, the foundation’s inaugural fundraising event, will be held July 15 at 9 a.m. at Concord Country Club. Frank Monahan Foundation is dedicated to inspiring and motivating youth to take their education seriously, visualize their dreams and to make a difference in their community. Cost is $125 per player or $500 for a foursome. Special guest speaker is Dick Hoyt of Team Hoyt, and Emcee is Nazzy from 105.5 JYY. Visit frankmonahanfoundation.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Registration forms are available at the IHM Rectory Office, or call Co-Chair Paul Cantin at 223-9999. Registration deadline is Aug. 21.
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, tomorrow-Friday 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 (through July 23) and Thursdays (through July 25); beginner and intermediate/advanced camps for grades 3-8 June 24-28; and junior tennis singles, doubles and mixed doubles leagues Wednesdays, through July 24 for ages 7-10; Adult Tennis League (ages 16 and older), for advanced beginners to intermediate-level players, tomorrow-Sunday 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. The following soccer camps are available: First Kicks Soccer Camp (ages 2-3, with parent) runs from July 22-26, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Keach Park; Half Day Soccer Camp (grades 1-6) runs July 15-19 and July 29-Aug. 2, 8:30 a.m.-noon at Keach Park; Mini Soccer Camp (ages 4-6) runs July 16-20 and July 30-Aug. 3, from 5:30-7 p.m. at Keach Park; Middle School Soccer Camp (grades 6-9) runs July 29-Aug. 2 from 8:30 a.m.-noon at Keach Park; and Full Day Soccer Camp (grades 1-6) runs July 29-Aug. 2 from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Keach Park. Visit concordparksandrec.com or call 225-8690.
ELITE CAMP, a basketball camp run by Nate Camp and Scott Drapeau, will be held Saturday and Sunday (from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday; from noon-4 p.m. on Sunday) 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.
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 for grades 3-9, and June 28-29 for grades 9-12 (elite clinic, high school only). 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. 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. 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) will be held at Pembroke Academy June 24-27 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Camp is open to boys and girls ages 6-14. Cost is $80 and includes a trip to a Fisher Cats game on June 27. Visit ihbbaseball.org, or contact Coach John Bly at 558-1320 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 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.
SPECIALTY SPORTS CAMPwill be held at Abbot-Downing School in Concord for kids who have completed grades 3-8. The camp will focus on a different sport each week Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Soccer will be the focus June 24-27, basketball from July 1-3 and lacrosse from July 8-11. Campers will be grouped by age and ability and will play games along with learning fundamental skills, teamwork and strategy. Contact Rob Rojek, Sports & Wellness Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 228-9622, ext. 122, or visit concordymca.org.
Brewster Academy Basketball school for boys will run June 29-July 3 for ages 13-17. The camp is run by longtime Brewster men’s basketball Coach Jason Smith. Limited spots remain. Visit brewsteracademy.org/sportscamp or call 569-7149.
SCORING CONCEPTS Hockey Training is holding weekly clinics at the Plymouth State University ice rink Wednesday nights in July and August. The clinics will run 6:30-7:45 p.m. and cost $30 per session. There is no pre-registration; pay at the door. Contact email@example.com, or go to scoringconcepts.com. class="MonitorSports_OldRoundupSlug">
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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 Junior College (Colorado), for boys and girls ages 10-17 from July 12-17. Overnight tuition is $300 and includes all 15 meals, dorm room, all films and instruction, swimming and use of turf indoor field. Enrollment is limited. Call 630-5866 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
NH 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 email@example.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.
Ultimate Lacrosse Camp, sponsored by Bow Parks & Rec, 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. Contact Cindy Rose or Anne Marie Guertin at 228-2222 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 younger will be 4-4:45 p.m., grades 4-8 from 5-6 p.m., and adults (ages 14 and older) from 6:15-7:15 p.m. Call 848-9677.
Plymouth State baseball will host a camp Aug. 4 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the PSU baseball field for all age groups. The camp will be broken into two sections: a three-hour clinic where players will work directly with college coaches on position-specific improvement, and then an exposure camp where players will be evaluated and given specific recommendations for improvement by college coaches. Visit the athletics.plymouth.edu/sports/bsb or contact Associate Head Coach Clay Jenkins at 236-2553 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 grades 4-8. 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOPKINTON SOCCER CLUB will hold registration at Hopkinton High tomorrow from 5-6:30 p.m. All U9 and U10 players 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. Contact Glen Brehio at 801-0943.
Concord Capitols football and cheerleading will hold registrations tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. at Martin Field for all grades (1-8).
BLUE STORM flag football (K-2nd grade), football (3rd-6th grade) and cheer registration is open. Visit Bluestormsports.com, or email email@example.com.
CONCORD AMERICAN summer baseball applications are now being accepted. The league is for ages 8-12, and each player plays when they can for his team. Cost is $30 per player and each player receives an MLB replica shirt and hat. Forms can be downloaded from concordamerican.com or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact Gary Ford at 724-7405.