A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements
The Concord JV field hockey team tied Manchester Memorial, 0-0. Bea Spencer led the team with four shots on goal. Meghan Hall and Emily Otto played well defensively.
The Concord unified soccer team had its first game of the season yesterday against Oyster River. The Tide was outscored 7-2, but played tough the entire game. Thomas Boyce had 12 saves in net and Troy Tremblay led the offense, scoring both goals for the Tide.
Middle school results
The Rundlett A girls’ soccer team defeated Oyster River, 4-1. Ashley Kelley scored two goals, while Caitlyn Kelley and Nicole Toler tallied one goal apiece. Jillian Dusseault and Karley Richards played will in the midfield and Michaela Hayes anchored the defense.
∎ The Pittsfield Middle School boys’ soccer team defeated Concord Christian, 7-3. Cam Darrah and Casey Clark each had hat tricks, Connor Manteau also scored. Colby Wolfe and Jacob Marcotte anchored Pittsfield’s defense. Pittsfield defeated Nute yesterday, with goals coming from seven players, including first middle school goals for Jesse MacGlashing, Weston Lemay, Lucus Moody and Brandon Desilets.
∎ The Bow Memorial girls’ soccer team defeated Laconia, 6-0. Bow’s offensive attack was led by Julia Landcastle (two goals), Gwen Molind (one goal), Dana Fahey (one goal), Amanda Marshall (one goal), Sofia Darrell (one goal) and Kayleigh Marshall (three assists). Sarah Martin, Misty Zaczyk and Megan Remick played well defensively.
Andy Jalbert and Mary Hogan teamed with their guests Peg Andrews and Sue Murphy to win the Fall Member-Guest Tournament at Concord Country Club. Their 122 total was 20-under par in the best 2 of 4 format. Cindall Morrison and Mary Ruedig teamed with their guests Caitlin Dulac and Carla Ringer to take second place with a 132 total. Cynthia Ross and Nancy Calder and their guests Sylvia Prive and Ann Rodgers took first gross honors with a round of 157 and a one-shot victory over Nicole Tombs and her guests Connie Elliott, Barb Dion and Marty Thibodeau.
∎ The latest Valley Seniors tournament was held at Keene Country Club, with Keene’s David Beal winning with an 82. Local golfers who featured amongst the top 10 were Jack Martin from Henniker (sixth place with an 88), Joe Clement from Henniker (second-lowest net score in his age group), and Concord’s Charles Macomber, who was first in net score for his age group.
Prep cross country
The Tilton boys’ cross country team placed second in the Lakes Region Invitational with a score of 143, behind White Mountain (174). Drew Houx from Holderness was the individual winner with a 19:22. The Tilton girls also placed second with a 69 behind winner LRC (76). Cayla Penny from Holderness was the individual winner with a 24:25.
∎ The Holderness boys’ and girls’ cross country teams both had first-place honors at the Proctor Academy-hosted Lakes Region Invitational. Brewster was second and Kimball Union was third in the boys’ race, while New Hampton was the runner-up in the girls’ race ahead of third-place KUA.
New Hampton result
The New Hampton School girls’ varsity soccer team won its first game of the season, 3-0 over Kent’s Hill School. Allie Munroe scored all three goals, while Hanne Halderson and Sidney Swormstedt each tallied an assist. Jayne Lewis recorded the shutout in net.
The Proctor Academy girls’ soccer team defeated Hebron, 3-0. Amber Wilson earned the shutout in net, while Nikka Paulin, Dani Hogan and Julia Sargent all scored. Catie Craig, Eli Pier and Eleme Colome played well in the midfield.
∎ The Proctor boys’ soccer team opened with a 4-1 loss to Lawrence. Robert Whyte converted a Jackson Borwick cross in the box for Proctor’s lone goal. Max Barrett was outstanding in net, stopping more than 20 Lawrence shots.
Tilton School results
The Tilton School boys’ varsity soccer team shut out Winchendon, 5-0. Tyler Hatch and Jason Bogacz each had two goals, and Andrew Lim added the fifth.
∎ The Tilton boys’ JV soccer team defeated Winchendon, 5-1.
∎ The Tilton girls’ varsity soccer team fell to St. Paul’s, 6-0. Tiana Cass had a few chances to score but came up short. Kathleen Murtagh, Stasia Bogacz, Leah Corson, Katherine O’Brien, and Kate Albretsen did a great job in the second half on defense. Mack Stephen (eight saves) played well in goal.
Bow graduate Brooke Fortin recorded an assist for the Tufts women’s soccer team in a 2-1 win over Wheaton.
∎ Concord native Mary Annon, a freshman at Wentworth, scored a goal for WIT’s women’s soccer team in a 4-3 loss to UMass-Dartmouth.
∎ Concord’s Joe Graffy made four saves in net for the Brandeis men’s soccer team in its 5-1 victory over Lasell.
The New Hampshire Cycling Club will host a cyclocross race at White Park in Concord Saturday. There are races for all ages, and children under 9 years old may register for free. Visit bikereg.com/net/cyclocross-at-white-park. Online registration closes today at 5 p.m.
Rundlett coaching openings
Rundlett Middle School has openings for a boys’ basketball coach and a girls’ basketball 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.
Youth basketball camp
Tune-Up Basketball camp for children in grades 6-10 is open for registration. All games will be played at Inter-Lakes Elementary School in Meredith. The nine-game schedule begins Oct. 19 and runs through Nov. 9. Registration fee is $45. Contact John Carrigg at 279 1090 or email@example.com.
MV baseball/softball meeting
The annual election meeting for Merrimack Valley Youth Baseball and Softball will be Oct. 20 at 6 p.m. at Penacook Community Center. All positions are open. The organization is chartered by Cal Ripken Baseball, Babe Ruth Baseball and NH Babe Ruth Softball to provide activities for boys ages 5-15 and girls 5-16 from the towns of Penacook, Boscawen, Salisbury, Webster, Loudon (softball only) and Andover (only Babe Ruth baseball).
MiniKickers soccer for children ages 2-6 is being offered by Hopkinton Recreation for four Wednesdays starting this week. Cost is $55 (with uniform), $40 (no uniform). 2-3-year-olds meet 11 a.m.-noon; 4-6-year-olds from 10-11 a.m. or noon-1 p.m. Register at challengersports.com. Questions, contact Rich Lamoury at Rlamoury@challengersports.com.
Concord Youth Hockey registration for Learn to Skate Clinic, Intro to Hockey (Atoms) and DynoMites is now available for the 2013-14 hockey season. Go to ConcordYouthHockey.org and follow the link to online registrations. Tuition for Learn to Skate is $139 per session and it begins Oct. 5 at Everett Arena.
PATS PEAK SKI TEAM is open for enrollment for the upcoming 2013-14 season. PPST is an opportunity for avid skiers (ages 7-20) to train and race with some of the state’s best and develop skills in a team atmosphere. Visit patspeakracing.org, or contact Maureen Delamater at 471-2713.
FIELDHOUSE SPORTS has immediate openings for the current session for women who’d like to play on a Women’s Over-30 indoor soccer team. Openings are available in both the Monday and Wednesday night women’s leagues. All abilities are welcome. Teams are also welcome to register. Leagues are also available for Adult Coed and Men Over-30. To register as a team or as an individual, call 226-4646 or stop in at 12 Tallwood Drive in Bow.
CONCORD HIGH school has openings for a cross-country ski head coach, a cross-country ski assistant coach and an Alpine 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.
PEMBROKE ACADEMY is seeking a girls’ varsity assistant basketball coach. Please send a brief letter of interest and résumé to: Pembroke Academy, attn. Suzanne Klink, Athletic Director, 209 Academy Road, Pembroke, NH 03275, or email to email@example.com.
John Stark Regional High School has the following coaching openings for the 2013-2014 school year: varsity alpine skiing, JV baseball and JV boys’ lacrosse. 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.
Bishop Brady High is looking for a JV boys’ basketball head coach, a JV girls’ basketball head coach, and varsity boys’ lacrosse head coach for the 2013-14 school year. Email a cover letter, résumé, and three letters of reference to Fred Vezina, Athletic Director, at email@example.com or send it to Bishop Brady High School, 25 Columbus Ave., Concord, NH 03301.
Coe-Brown Northwood Academy is seeking a JV baseball coach for the 2013-14 school year. Interested 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.
Hopkinton Middle School is looking for a boys’ basketball coach for the 2013-14 season. Send a résumé to David Chase, Hopkinton Middle School Athletic Director, 297 Park Ave., Contoocook, NH 03229 or email to email@example.com. Coaching or playing experience preferred.
Tennis lessons, taught by a PTR certified teaching pro, will be held at the Racquet Club for children and adults, all ages and all abilities. For prices and availability, contact 496-4267. Also, a coach-assisted league for high school tennis players will be held Sundays from 6-7:30 p.m. Call 496-4267.
AMERICAN RED CROSS lifeguarding classes are being held at SNHU in Manchester. Visit swimnh.com to see the schedule of courses, or call Karen Jenovese at 724-7484, or email Karen@swimnh.com.
Baseball camp hosted by Chicago Cubs minor leaguer Brad Zapenas will take place Saturday for all area players ages 8-16, as well as coaches and parents, at the North Common baseball field behind Holman Stadium in Nashua. The instructional camp will be focused mainly on the infield positions, with some baserunning, and hitting instruction. Cost is $20 per player. Email NashuaBaseballCamp@gmail.com.
SCORING CONCEPTS HOCKEY Clinic, coached by Andrew Trimble, will be Sept. 25 from 7-8 p.m. at the Laconia Ice Arena. No pre-registration is required. All ages and abilities are welcome. Cost is $30 per player. Visit scoringconcepts.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNH WILDCAT LACROSSE CLINIC and alumni game will be held Sept. 28. The clinic runs from noon to 2:30 p.m. and is open to girls in grades 9-12. Athletes will learn skills from UNH coaching staff and current Wildcat players. The cost of the camp is $75. Register at events.unh.edu. For information, contact assistant coach Jesse Donnell at 862-4731 or email@example.com.
LACONIA ADULT Education will be offering beginning- and intermediate-level group golf classes beginning Sept. 29. Contact Laconia Adult Education at 524-5712.
Softball Clinic offered by the New Hampshire Comets will be held Sanel Park from 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursdays. These clinics are open to the public and all ages are welcome. Weather permitting, the Thursday clinics will run through the month of October. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FIELDHOUSE SPORTS is accepting registrations for its next five-week session of Little Strikers/Mini Strikers soccer clinics at 12 Tallwood Drive in Bow. These clinics are offered for ages 3-6 with emphasis placed on fun and skill development. Cost (which includes a t-shirt) is $45 for Little Strikers (ages 5-6) and $35 for Mini Strikers (ages 3-4). Other clinics are available for ages 7 to adult. Call 226-4646.
Basketball clinics are being offered at Abbott-Downing Elementary School for 7th- and 8th-grade girls and boys. The clinics will be held from 6-7 p.m. on Sundays through Oct. 27. Contact Glenn Mathews at email@example.com or Scott Owen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pickleball will be played weekly on Monday mornings in Concord from 9 a.m.-noon at the Merrill Park tennis courts. All ages and ability levels are welcome. Contact Fred LaFontaine at 748-1619.
Fitness Challenge hosted by the NHTI Athletic Department will take place Sunday at 8 a.m. at NHTI. “Quonquer the Quad” 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 nhti.edu/quonquerthequad.
GOLF TOURNAMENT hosted by Bishop Brady High School in support of the school’s tuition assistance fund will be Sept. 27 at Canterbury Woods Country Club. Registration begins at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Sponsorship opportunities are still available (contact Kathy Woodfin at email@example.com). Player fees are $100 per person or $400 per foursome and includes green fees, cart, gift bag, continental breakfast and lunch. Contact Maureen Kimball at Bishop Brady at 224-7418 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the events page on bishopbrady.edu.
GOLF TOURNAMENT put on by the Gilford Professional Firefighters Community will be Sept. 27 at the Pheasant Ridge Country Club in Gilford, with registration starting at 7:45 a.m. and tee-off at 8:30 a.m. Contact Jeff Madon at email@example.com, or visit facebook.com/gilfordprofessionalfirefighters.
UNH GYMNASTICS team is hosting a Kids’ Night Out Sept. 27 from 6-9 p.m. at the UNH Field House. Children age 3 through eighth-grade are invited for gymanstics, games and pizza under the supervision of the gymnastics team. Cost is $25 per child or $40 for two or more children from the same family. Register at unhwildcats.com.
The UNH ski program will hold its annual ski sale at the UNH Field House Oct. 27 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Skis, boards, skates and apparel, both new and used, will be for sale, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the UNH Ski Program. There will also be a free raffle for New Hampshire ski area passes. The public is invited to sell their own equipment. Contact UNH ski coordinator Cory Schwartz at 512-2317 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NH LEGENDS OF HOCKEY will induct five individuals – including Concord’s Harvey Smith, Mark Stuckey and Ted Rice, as well as Dick Bradley and Beatrice “Bea” Lambert, who each played important roles in the history of Berlin hockey – Oct. 27 at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord. In addition, the Legends will also pay tribute to the Concord High School boys’ and girls’ ice hockey programs. Concord’s boys’ varsity team dates back to the 1933-34 season, with the girls’ program being formed in 1993-94. Tickets for the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Luncheon are now available for purchase. Contact Jim Hayes at email@example.com or go to nhlegendsofhockey.com.
NIHOA-NH is seeking hockey officials for high school and prep school. Applicants should be minimum USA Level 2 patched. Visit nihoa-nh.com and email firstname.lastname@example.org.
U18 NH Lightning softball team is looking for two additional players to complete its roster for the 2014 season: a pitcher, and a utility player that can play third base. Call David Morrill at 520-4997.
U14 NH COMETS SOFTBALL team is looking for two players to fill its roster for the 2014 season. Access to indoor practice facilities for team winter workout sessions is included. Contact Dan Morin at email@example.com or 496-7549.
NH Lightning 16U Gold ASA softball team is in need of a pitcher and catcher to complete its roster. Call 785-6675 to schedule a tryout.
NH LADY CANNONS SOFTBALL have a few roster spots open on its 12U, 14U and 16U teams. Teams have a fall schedule and complete winter workouts at the Concord Sport Center and will compete in seven summer ASA and NSA tournaments. If interested in a tryout, contact Russ Saucier at Russ.firstname.lastname@example.org or 6944-6445.
Racquet Club of Concord, on behalf of the Comstock Lode Senior Tennis Group, is seeking women and men players age 50 and older who are available to play Wednesday mornings from 10:30-noon. Contact Phil Pahl at 219-0905 or email@example.com, or Kevin Lew-Hanson at 219-0292 or firstname.lastname@example.org.