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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Golf results

Tom Levins won the Beaver Meadow Golf Course club championship by three strokes over Andy Levins and Gregg Champagne with a score of 156. Kwang Song won the net division with 135 followed by Mark Coen at 137, Joel Mousseau at 138 and Bill Peterie and Andy Pepin at 142. Dave Cullen won the senior division at 159 and Jen Kretovic won the women’s division at 144.

∎ Tom Lamb and Dan Doyle made an eagle on the par 5 ninth hole to win the shootout playoff and become overall champions at the Pembroke Pines Men’s Invitational. David Lucey made a hole in one on the 129-yard 16th hole during tournament play.

∎ In yesterday’s two-ball best event at Concord Country Club, the team of John Fraser and Dan Luker took first place with a score of 62. In a tie for second with a score of 63 were the teams of Steve Johnston and Dave Mattson, and John Fraser and Tom Flanders.

∎ Concord’s Cal Varney shot a hole in one yesterday on the second hole at Duston Country Club. He aced the 117-yard hole using a 9 iron. The shot was witnessed by Gregg Devine, Kim Story and Mo White.

Men’s softball

Team Delta Dental/Craigue and Sons finished tied for first place along with The Mug, recording a 13-3 record for the regular season. The team had a 14-4 victory over Gilbert Builders Friday night. Steve Rook was the winning pitcher.

Bow boys’ soccer alumni game

The Bow High School boys’ soccer team will hold its 15th annual alumni game Thursday at 6 p.m. on the boys’ practice field. All past players are invited to participate.

Fitness challenge

The NHTI Athletic Department will hold the first Quonquer the Quad team fitness challenge Sept. 22 at 8 a.m. at NHTI. The event features teams of four competing in a variety of events on the course designed by NHTI alumnus Eric Marsh of FIT (Fun Intelligent Training). Special prizes will be awarded to the top teams along with shirts for the first 12 teams to register. All proceeds will benefit the Jen Kemp Scholarship fund for NHTI students. The event is open ages 18 and older, but NHTI will also hold a special challenge utilizing the NHTI quad area of the campus for those younger than 18. Visit

Flag football

The Lakes Region Flag Football League invites players to try the sport during two demo days. The first will be held Saturday from 1-4 p.m. for ages 4-11, assembled into divisions of ages 4-6, ages 6-8 and ages 9-11. The second day will be Aug 31 from 2:30-4 p.m. for players ages 12-17 divided into age divisions of 12-14 and 15-17. Informal information nights about the league will be held Wednesday and Aug. 28 at the Meredith Community Center from 5:30-7 p.m. Visit


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 levels are welcome. Contact Fred LaFontaine at 748-1619.

Hopkinton High field hockey will hold its alumni game tomorrow at 6 p.m. All alumni are welcome to play; no age limits. Send questions to Patty Connolly at

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.

Bow High 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 behind the school.

Concord High 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

BOSCAWEN OLD HOME DAY Classic will be Thursday at 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, or contact

HOPKINTON HIGH alumni soccer game will be held Saturday, with the girls playing from 4:45-6 p.m. and the boys going from 6:15-7:30 p.m.

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, or visit the “events” page on


CONCORD PARKS & REC. is looking for patched soccer referees for its fall soccer program. Games are held Tuesdays and Thursdays 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

NIHOA-NH is seeking hockey officials for high school and prep school. Applicants should be minimum USA Level 2 patched. Visit and email


GRANITE STATE GAMERS Fastpitch Softball will hold additional tryouts for the 2013-14 season for its 10U and 12U teams tomorrow and Aug. 27 from 5:30-8 p.m. at West Side Arena (25 Electric Street) in Manchester. Contact concerning the 10U and 12U teams, and 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, or email

MERRIMACK VALLEY FIELD HOCKEY for girls entering grades 3-6 will begin Sunday. 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 and click the “register online” tab. Credit card payments are accepted online and checks are also accepted. Email

Team NH Baseball will be fielding a U17 team for 2014. Email 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 Visit

Coaches needed

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:

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, 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

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 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, or go to class="MonitorSports_OldRoundupSlug">

TRI-TOWN ICE ARENA will hold a ‘Learn to Skate’ program starting Sept. 9 at 5:40 p.m. Visit, or call 485-1100.


John Stark Fall Sports Parent/Athlete meeting will be held 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.

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.

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