A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements
Yesterday’s Concord City A tournament matches at the Bow Brook Club were postponed due to court conditions. The following singles matches are scheduled for today: Ken Moulton v. Jeff Seigel at 11:30 a.m.; Dave Taylor v. PJ Cistulli.at 3 p.m.; and third-seeded Larry Barnes v. Mike Constantin at 5:15 p.m. The quarterfinals of the singles will be tomorrow, with the doubles quarterfinals on Friday. The singles semifinals will be Saturday at 9 a.m., followed by the doubles semis, and the singles finals will be Sunday at 9 a.m., again followed by doubles.
∎ The Colby-Sawyer College Chargers Club held its 20th annual Tennis Classic in New London last weekend. Several locals won or reached the finals in their respective events. Glenn McKune and Bea Manning won the Senior Men’s A bracket, while Denise Olson teamed with Judy Fledderjohn to win the Senior Women’s final. Larry Barnes and Andy Day won the Men’s A final, and the duo of Hannah White and Jen LaChance topped Laura Joslin-King and Suzy Psomas in three sets in the Women’s A bracket. Ben Taylor and LaChance won the Mixed A final, while Whitey Joslin and Diana Piotrow were victorious in the Century bracket. Dave Marshall and Bud Rice were victorious in the Senior Men’s B final. Kristin Stetson and Chester Porowski teamed up to win the Mixed B final, while Stetson and Kathy Joslin fell in the Women’s B final.
Concord’s Madison Crutchfield was named MVP of her team (Liberty) at the Champion All-American Showcase, featuring the nation’s top high school lacrosse players. Crutchfield’s team fell to Pride in the championship game, 15-11, yesterday.
The U10 Capital North Babe Ruth All-Stars earned a spot in the State Tournament in Lancaster and went 2-1 in pool play, scoring 39 runs. Coached by Jeff Roberge, Ken Hart, Nicole Plante, Willette Plante and Lynda Plante, the team’s roster includes Lexi Adams, Annika Geiben Lynn, Torey Hart, Katelin Howe, Ainsley Kopp, Megan Lavigne, Marissa Payne, Ashley Plante, Sydney Plante, Madison Roberge, Halle Sullivan and Hope Talwani.
The New Hampshire Open wrapped up its final-round play yesterday at Stonebridge Country Club. 18 holes were played due to a lengthy rain delay. Jesse Larson, from Mendon, Vt., won the tournament with a 7-under par 65 to bring his two-day total to an 11-under par 133. Jim Cilley (tied for 29th, even par 144) and Matthew Arvanitis (tied for 38th, 2-over par 144) were the only local golfers that made the cut and competed on the second and final day of the tourney.
Granite State Gamers tryouts
Granite State Gamers 2013-14 fast pitch softball tryouts for the 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U squads will be Aug. 5-6 and 13 at West Side Arena on 25 Electric Street in Manchester. Players need only attend one of the tryout dates. Contact Stacey@gottahittowin.com and 232-6220 for the 14U, 16U and 18U teams, and contact email@example.com for the 10U and 12U teams.
NH Mystics softball tryouts
The New Hampshire Mystics, a fast pitch softball organization, is holding tryouts for 16U and 14U teams at the Center School in Windham. The 16U team will hold tryouts on Aug. 6-7 and 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. (registration at 5:30 p.m.). The 14U team will hold tryouts on Aug. 5-6 and 14; on the 5th and 14th, tryouts will be 6-7:30 p.m. (registration at 5:30 p.m.), and on the 6th, tryouts will be 5-6:30 p.m. (registration at 4:30 p.m.). There is no registration fee. Visit nhmystics.com.
Team NH baseball tryouts
Team NH baseball elite youth tryouts for the 2014 season will be held Aug. 17-18 at Campbell High in Litchfield for the 12, 13, 14 and 15 age divisions. The 12 age division will meet from 9-11 a.m., the 13 and 14 squads will try out for 12:30-2:30 p.m., and the 15 age division will meet from 3-5 p.m. Registration will take place a half hour before the tryouts. Players need only attend one tryout date. A parent or guardian must attend the tryout with the player. Contact Mike Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 577-1772.
The 3rd annual Owl’s Nest Golf Tournament, to benefit the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Concord, is set for Aug. 29 with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Cost is $100 per person. The event will include a continental breakfast, cookout and prizes. Registration is due by Aug. 14. Contact Pat Powers at email@example.com, or call 617-650-1965.
Boscawen Old Home Day Classic
The annual Boscawen Old Home Day Classic will be Aug. 22 at the Den Brae Golf Resort and Spa, with a popgun start at 9 a.m. (registration at 8 a.m.). Entry for a foursome costs $320 including 18 holes of golf (with cart), a continental breakfast and BBQ dinner. Register at townofboscawen.org, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
BOW FALCONS BOOSTER CLUB Golf Tournament will be held Aug. 2 at 8:30 a.m. at Canterbury Woods Country Club in Canterbury. The cost is $110 per golfer to form a foursome. Send your check to Falcons Booster Club c/o Tammy Murray, 6 Morgan Drive, Bow, NH 03304. Call Lois Davis at 491-0098 with questions.
Golf tournament, Crimson Tide baseball’s tournament, will be held Aug. 9 at Beaver Meadow Golf Club. Foursome and sponsor vacancies are available. All CHS baseball alumni are strongly encouraged to participate. All proceeds directly benefit the CHS baseball programs. Contact Brian Smith at 235-4534 or email@example.com.
golf tournament to benefit the McDonough Scholarship Foundation will be held Aug. 12 at Canterbury Woods Country Club with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $100 for a single and $400 for a foursome. Sponsorships are available. Contact Canterbury Woods at 783-9400 or Ray Roberts at 315-5991.
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.
Golf tournament hosted by the Friends Program to support its Youth Mentoring Program will take place Sept. 9 at Concord Country Club. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Player fees are $115 per person or $460 per foursome. Contact Kelley Potenza at the Friends Program at 228-1193 or via e-mail at email@example.com, or visit the “events” page on friendsprogram.org.
COMETS JUNIOR OLYMPIC SOFTBALL tryouts are being held at Gordon Field in Bow as follows: U10 – Tuesday, 6 p.m.; U12/U14 – July 31, 6 p.m.; U16/U18 – Aug. 5, 6 p.m. Visit Nhcomets.org. A rain date is scheduled for Aug. 6.
Tryout dates for NH Lightning softball are as follows: 10U and 12U, Aug. 6 at 6 p.m. and Aug. 10th at 10 a.m.; 14U and 16U, Aug. 7 at 6 p.m. and Aug. 10 at noon; 18U, Aug. 8 at 6 p.m. and Aug. 10 at 2 p.m. Rain dates are Aug. 8 (6 p.m.) and Aug. 11th (10U and 12U at 10 a.m., 14U and 16U at noon, and 18U at 2 p.m.). Visit nhlightning.org. All tryouts will be held at Donati Field, 51 Main St. in Hooksett.
Soccer registration for the Bow Athletic Club fall recreation season is available online at bowathleticclub.com. Grades 1-2 will be co-ed teams within Bow, while grades 3-8 will play in the Merrimack Valley Soccer League. No experience necessary. Registration closes Aug. 15. Contact John Libby at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Team NH Baseball will hold tryouts for its 12-, 13-, 14- and 15-year-old teams for the 2014 season Aug. 17-18. Tryouts will be held at Campbell High School, 1 Highlander Court in Litchfield at the following times: 9-11 a.m. (12-year-olds), 12:30-2:30 p.m. (ages 13 and 14) and 3-5 p.m. (15-year-olds). Cost is $35 and registrations will open 30 minutes before scheduled tryout times. Contact Mike Jackson at email@example.com or 557-1772 or visit teamnhbaseball.com.
COE-BROWN NORTHWOOD Academy is seeking a varsity baseball coach for the 2013-2014 school year. Candidates should send a letter of interest, résumé and three references to: Matthew Skidds, Athletic Director, Coe-Brown Northwood Academy, 907 First NH Turnpike, Northwood, NH 03261. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 942-5531.
John Stark Regional High School has the following openings for the 2013-2014 school year: JV boys’ soccer, varsity football assistant, girls’ JV basketball, girls’ varsity baseball, varsity swimming, varsity Alpine skiing 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.
PEMBROKE ACADEMY has an opening for a girls’ varsity assistant soccer coach. Send a cover letter and résumé to Pembroke Academy, Attn. D, Suzanne Klink, 209 Academy Road, Pembroke, NH 03275, or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 485-7881 ext. 2085.
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 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.
BOW MEMORIAL SCHOOL is seeking a middle school cross country coach. Applicants should contact Jim Kaufman, Athletic Director, at 228-2210, ext. 303, or email email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for football, and Chanda Dinger at 496-7372 or email@example.com for cheer.
TILTON SCHOOL is seeking a varsity field hockey coach. Applicants should send a cover letter, résumé and contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 through 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.
CONCORD PARKS & RECREATION is offering the following summer programs: Half Day Soccer Camp (grades 1-6) Monday-Aug. 2, 8:30 a.m.-noon at Keach Park; Mini Soccer Camp (ages 4-6) Tuesday-Aug. 3, from 5:30-7 p.m. at Keach Park; Middle School Soccer Camp (grades 6-9) Monday-Aug. 2 from 8:30 a.m.-noon at Keach Park; Full Day Soccer Camp (grades 1-6) Monday-Aug. 2 from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Keach Park; and Grand Slam Tennis Camp (grades 3-7) Aug. 5-9 from 9 a.m.-noon. The deadline for fall soccer (four years old through sixth grade) signups is tomorrow, after which late fees will apply and space will be limited. Visit concordparksandrec.com or call 225-8690.
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">
Ultimate Lacrosse Camp, sponsored by Bow Parks & Rec, will be held Monday-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 UNH Monday-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.
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 Monday-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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
AMOSKEAG ROWING CLUB still has spots available for its Junior Sculling Camp B, held at the club in Hooksett on the Merrimack River. The camp runs for three weeks, Monday-Aug. 16, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8-9:30 a.m. Cost is $150. Register at Amoskeagrowing.org. Questions can be sent to the summer program director from the website.
BEAVER MEADOW GOLF Course will host a girls-only beginner golf camp (ages 7-15) Tuesday-Aug. 2 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost is $175. Register at Beaver Meadow Golf Course or at the Concord Parks and Rec. office. Call the Beaver Meadow Pro Shop at 228-8954.
CONCORD FENCING CLUB is offering three-week introductory and intermediate fencing lessons for kids ages 7-14. Classes meet twice weekly on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, with the intro class from 10-11:30 a.m. and intermediate lessons from 1-2:30 p.m. Lessons start Tuesday. Cost is $120. Two or more fencers from the same family receive a discount. Visit concordfencingclub.org, or call 224-3560.
Boys’ basketball camp, directed by Coach Jason Smith, will be held at Brewster Academy Aug. 1-3 and Aug. 9-11. The camp is open to boys ages 13-18. Cost for each session is $100 for commuters, or $150 for overnight campers. Email email@example.com, or call 569-7155.
PEMBROKE REC TENNIS lessons will be offered at Pembroke Academy on Sundays and Mondays Aug. 4-26. 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. Visit the athletics.plymouth.edu/sports/bsb or contact Associate Head Coach Clay Jenkins at 236-2553 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FIELD HOCKEY CAMP will be held at the Bow High field hockey field Monday-Friday from Aug. 5-16 from 8-10 a.m. The Back to Basics camp is free for all Bow and Dunbarton elementary school students entering grades 3-5. Participants are required to have a field hockey stick, goggles, mouth guard, shin guards, sneakers and a water bottle. Contact Katie Lawson at 774-3204 or email@example.com. The camp is part of her senior project.
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 $85. 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 $90. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 942-5531, ext. 144.
NEW ENGLAND CATCHING Camp offers a four-day, 16-hour camp 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.
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 email@example.com.
SEACOAST UNITED SOCCER Club will hold a high school preseason and goalkeeper camp at NHTI Aug. 12-16. Girls will play from 8-10 a.m. and boys from 10:30-12:30 p.m. Cost of the camp is $85. Visit seacoastunitedexpress.org.