A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements
Sunset League baseball
Gloveworks captured its third straight Sunset League championship, sweeping Century 21 Circa 72 in the best-of-five final series.
In Game 1, Mike Patane (four-hit shutout, five strikeouts, one walk) outdueled Sam Bonifant (six hits) for a 2-0 Gloveworks victory. Mark Sullivan belted a homer run for the winners.
In Game 2, Gloveworks scored four runs in the 10th after a costly Century 21 miscue to win 5-1. Robbie Greenleaf and Matt Koban combined on a four-hitter for Gloveworks, while Pat Jarvis and Branden Place pitched well for Century 21.
In Game 3, Sullivan threw out the potential tying run at the plate in the top of the seventh inning to clinch the title for Gloveworks, which received strong pitching from Koban and Patane. Mike Bisceglia pitched well for Century 21.
The following players received individual awards for their regular-season efforts: Don Bouressa, batting average (.394); Erick Bourdeau, hits (14) and RBI (15); Sam McManus, walks (9); and Sam Bonifant, pitching (3-0, 0.00 ERA).
The New England Shooting Stars AAU girls’ basketball team placed seventh at the national tournament in Orlando. The members of the team are: Hannah Neild, Tayler White, Megan Collins, Rachael Cormier, Colleen Frey, Sammy Trearchis, Brittanty Roche, Carli Citrano, Rene Roggenbuck, Jackie Panneton, Tyra-Ann Scott and Vanessa Fleury. The team was coached by Dennis Reed and Erin Leary.
Bow alumni soccer game
Bow High School alumni girls’ soccer game will take place Thursday at 6 p.m. All past players are welcome and are encouraged to come and play. The game will take place on the girls’ soccer field located behind the school.
HHS field hockey alumni game
Hopkinton High School field hockey will hold its alumni game Tuesday at 6 p.m. All alumni are welcome to play; no age limits. Send questions to Patty Connolly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The NIHOA-NH is looking for high school and prep school hockey referees to join its local organization. Applicants should be minimum USA Level 2 patched. Visit nihoa-nh.com and email email@example.com.
John Stark fall sports meeting
John Stark’s Fall Sports Parent/Athlete meeting is scheduled for Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria. After a brief presentation by the athletic director, parents will be sent to various classrooms to meet with coaches. All athletes and at least one parent/guardian are expected to attend. If you cannot attend, you must contact your child’s coach to make alternate arrangements.
PICKLEBALL will be played weekly on Monday mornings in Concord from 9 a.m.-noon at the Keach Park tennis court. All ages and ability level are welcome. Contact Fred LaFontaine at 748-1619.
BILL HEINZ MEMORIAL youth golf tournament is set for today-tomorrow at Concord Country Club and Beaver Meadow Golf Course. Entry forms are located at area clubs and must include an entry fee of $15; forms are now past due. All area high school golf teams are welcome to use the tournament as qualifying rounds for the school’s fall golf program.
CHS ALUMNI SOCCER GAME with the Concord High School boys’ and girls’ soccer teams will be Thursday at 5 p.m. at Rundlett Middle School. All past players are welcome. Contact Coach Scott Dunlop at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BOSCAWEN OLD HOME DAY Classic will be Thursday 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 email@example.com.
HOPKINTON HIGH School will hold its alumni soccer game on Aug. 24, with the girls playing from 4:45-6 p.m. and the boys going from 6:15-7:30 p.m.
MEN’S CITY GOLF championship will be played Aug. 24-25 at Concord Country Club and Loudon Country Club. Entry forms are located at the area clubs and must be accompanied with the entry fee of $60. Deadline for entry has passed. Players must have a current handicap and be a member at one of the local host clubs or a resident of Concord. Play in the championship flight will be gross score, and all other flights based on handicap will be contested as net score.
CHS MEET THE COACH Night will be Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. All fall athletes and their parents/guardians are expected to attend.
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 past due. Contact Pat Powers at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 617-650-1965.
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 Wednesday.
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.
CONCORD PARKS & REC. is looking for patched soccer referees for its fall soccer program. Games are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 5:15 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:30-11:30 a.m. The season begins Sept. 7 and runs until the end of October. Contact Laura Bryant at 225-8690, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
VALLEY DRAGONS ASA Jr. Olympic softball team will hold tryouts at Barnstead Elementary School on 91 Maple Street on the following dates: today-tomorrow from noon-2 p.m. for U12, and today-tomorrow from 2-4 p.m. for U10. There is no tryout fee. Contact email@example.com, or visit dragonssoftball.com. class="MonitorSports_OldRoundupSlug">
Team NH Baseball will hold tryouts for its 12-, 13-, 14- and 15-year-old teams for the 2014 season today-tomorrow. 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 registration will open 30 minutes before scheduled tryout times. Players need only attend one tryout date. A parent or guardian must attend the tryout with the player. Email Mike Jackson if interested in a 16- and 17-year-old team. Contact Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 557-1772.
CONCORD CREW registration for the fall rowing season is open through tomorrow. All high school athletes interested in participating in the program can register online at concordcrew.org, or contact Head Coach Jay Printzlau at email@example.com, Mark Broth at firstname.lastname@example.org or David Fox at 344-0900.
NH LADY CANNONS softball team will hold a second tryout tomorrow at the Concord Sport Center. For 10U, 12U and 14U, tryouts will take place from 12-2 p.m., while 16U and 18U will try out from 3-5 p.m. If you’re unable to make this date and are interested in trying out, contact Russ Saucier at Russ.Saucier@me.com, or call 944-6445.
GRANITE STATE GAMERS Fastpitch Softball will hold additional tryouts for the 2013-14 season for its 10U and 12U teams Tuesday and Aug. 27 from 5:30-8 p.m. at West Side Arena (25 Electric Street) in Manchester. Contact email@example.com concerning the 10U and 12U teams, and Stacey@gottahittowin.com regarding the 14U, 16U, and 18U teams.
YOUNGSVILLE BASEBALL will be holding registration for fall ball at Youngsville Cal Ripken Park Wednesday-Thursday from 5:30-7 p.m. There will be seven weekends of doubleheaders followed by a single elimination tournament. Players must turn the age of their respective division by May 1, 2014. Cost is $55 per players 8-12 years of age ($100 for a family with two or more players), and $100 for players 13-14 years old. Youngsville is also accepting teams for fall ball. Visit youngsvillebaseball.org, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MERRIMACK VALLEY FIELD HOCKEY for girls entering grades 3-6 will begin Aug. 25. Sign up at the Penacook Community Center. The program cost is $35 dollars. The season runs through October. Practices will be held on Sundays from 3-4:30 p.m. and Wednesdays from 6-7:15 p.m. at Merrimack Valley Middle School field hockey field. Call Kim Kenney at 796-2773 with questions.
Flag Football Registration is now open for the fall season of the Lakes Region Flag Football League. The early registration fee is $60. A child’s age as of Sept. 1 designates which age division he/she will be in. Visit lrffl.com and click the “register online” tab. Credit card payments are accepted online and checks are also accepted. Email email@example.com.
Team NH Baseball will be fielding a U17 team for 2014. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for information regarding the season and possible tournaments. The manager will be Kyle Jackson, a right-handed pitcher formerly with the Boston Red Sox organization.
TRI-TOWN ICE ARENA is accepting registration for its fall/winter hockey programs. Prices start as low as $159. Contact 485-1100 or email email@example.com. Visit tri-townicearena.com.
CONCORD HIGH school has openings for a cross-country ski head coach and a cross-country ski assistant 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.
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 email@example.com, or call 942-5531.
John Stark Regional High School has the following coaching openings for the 2013-2014 school year: varsity football assistant, varsity swimming and varsity alpine skiing. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
BOW HIGH SCHOOL is seeking a JV field hockey coach. Call Bow High Athletic Director Jim Kaufman at 228-2210, ext. 303.
CONCORD PARKS & RECREATION is offering the following programs: Co-ed adult soccer league (ages 20 and up) at White Park starting Sept. 3 from 1-3 p.m.; Tae Kwon Do on Saturdays, Sept. 7-Oct. 19 from 10–11 a.m. at the new Heights Community Center (formerly Dame School); the 5K Yes I Can program for beginners and intermediates, which meets twice a week from Sept. 5–Oct. 24 , on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m.; and fall youth soccer registration is open (ages 4-6 and grades 1-6, non-residents may only sign up for Soccer Fun-damentals and Division I). Visit concordparksandrec.com or call 225-8690.
Weekend tennis lessons, taught by a PTR certified teaching pro, will be held at the Racquet Club Fridays and Saturdays for children and adults, all ages and all abilities. For prices and availability, contact 496-4267.
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">
PEMBROKE REC. TENNIS lessons will be offered at Pembroke Academy on Sundays and Mondays through Aug. 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.
TRI-TOWN ICE ARENA will hold a ‘Learn to Skate’ program, starting Sept. 9 at 5:40 p.m. Visit tri-townicearena.com, or call 485-1100.