A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements
Weare’s Rebecca Beaulieu scored a game-high five goals in the Mount Ida women’s lacrosse team’s 15-14 victory over Fitchburg State.
∎ Penacook’s Mike Lavery scored three second-half goals to lead the Norwich men’s lacrosse team to an 8-4 victory over Johnson & Wales. Canterbury’s Andrew Dustin had a game-high five groundballs for Norwich.
∎ Concord’s Griffin Tewksbury went 2-for-5 with two runs and an RBI in the Bates College baseball team’s 3-1 victory over St. Joseph’s.
Mihachik Builders came out of the losers’ bracket to beat Clough Landscaping, 64-49, and force a winner-take-all championship game tomorrow at 11 a.m. in the C League of the Concord Men’s Basketball League. Cam Drouin scored 13 points and Zack Drouin added 11 for the winners. Aaron Phinney (14) and Chuck Lloyd (13) paced Clough.
∎ The third-seeded Has Beens went undefeated in the Concord Men’s Basketball League playoffs to capture the D League championship, beating New School Vinyl, 58-44. Max Gordon scored a game-high 20 points and Grant Edwards chipped in 12 for the Has Beens. Cliff Cutter (11) and Josh Robbins (10) led top-seeded New School.
The New Hampshire Golf Association is adding the NHGA Tournament Series, allowing golfers with a current GHIN handicap at an NHGA member club to compete in a more laid-back atmosphere. Players are encouraged to pick their tee time and to play with friends. All players will compete in both a gross and net division. Events will be held May 4 at Wentworth by the Sea and Oct. 19 at Baker Hill. Cost for each event is $75. Visit nhgolfassociation.org or call 219-0371.
Free tennis clinics will be held at New Hampton School April 12, April 19 and May 10 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. for children in grades K-6. Call 677-3508 or email Jonathan Schwab at email@example.com.
NH GOLF ASSOCIATION will hold a rules of golf clinic today from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Beaver Meadow Golf Course in Concord. A $20 fee is charged to defray the cost of lunch. Call John at 540-1631 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Space is limited.
Hillcat Baseball Kick-Off Clinic, run by Hillsboro-Deering Coach Mike Donnell, will be held tomorrow at Hillsboro Deering High School for players in grades 5-8. The clinic for 5th- and 6th-graders will be from 10 a.m.-noon, while the 7th- and 8th-graders will go from 1-3 p.m. The first 24 kids from each group to respond will be accepted. Cost is $20. Email email@example.com and leave a note of interest and Coach Donnell will respond.
The Concord Boys and Girls Club will be starting its eight-week Skills and Drills clinic on Monday. The clinic will be held Mondays and Wednesdays through May 28. The cost of the session is $100. Proof of recent physical and immunization records are also required when signing up. Contact Athletic Director Tim Sprague at 224-1061, ext. 21, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Healthy Running Seminar classes for ages 16 and older will run Thursdays from April 17-May 15 from 7-8 p.m. Visit concordnh.gov.recreation or call 225-8690.
Soccer camps are offered by Concord Recreation April 21-25. Pre-school camp for ages 4-6 (not in 1st grade) runs 1-2 p.m. at Keach Park. Camp for grades 1-6 runs from 8:30 a.m.-noon. Visit concordnh.gov.recreation or call 225-8690.
UNH gymnastics program will hold a clinic April 21-22 from 1-5 p.m. at the UNH gymnastics facility at the Field House. Cost is $40 per day or $65 for both days. There is a 10-percent discount for additional children from the same family. Register at unhwildcats.com or pay at the door. Contact assistant coach Ali Carr at Alison.email@example.com.
Adult Tennis classes and leagues (ages 16+) are being offered by Concord Recreation. Adult beginner tennis classes are Thursdays, May 8-June 12 from 7-8 p.m. at Merrill Park Tennis Courts. The adult tennis league participants should be able to keep score and play singles and doubles. Matches are Tuesdays, May 6-June 10 from 7-8 p.m. at Merrill Park Tennis Courts. Visit concordnh.gov.recreation or call 225-8690.
Tot tennis classes for ages 4-6 will run Wednesdays from May 7-June 11 from 1-1:45 p.m. at Keach Park. Visit concordnh.gov.recreation or call 225-8690.
Youth Tennis lessons (ages 8-17) will be offered by Concord Parks Recreation. Check website (concordnh.gov.recreation) or call 225-8690 for dates and times.
Fundamentals of Fly Fishing class will be held once a week for four weeks at the Waterville Valley Recreation Department beginning May 31 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost is $10. Contact the Waterville Valley Recreation Department, 11 Noon Peak Road, at 236-4695 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Crimson Tide Wrestling camp will be held June 23-27 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost to sign up is $150, or $125 before May 1. Contact Nick Zeras at 785-9705 or visit freeteams.net/ctwc.
Hawk Baseball camp, held at Hopkinton High School, will be held June 23-26 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Visit eteamz.com/hawkbaseball. Contact Coach Dave Chase at 545-2960 or email@example.com.
Paul Hogan Basketball camps can be found at hogancamps.com or by calling 340-1719. Rip City Basketball Camp will be held June 23-27, Girls Point Guard/Post Player Camp will be held June 29-July 1, Boys Point Guard/Post Player Camp will be held July 2-4 and the 20th annual Specialty Basketball Camp will be July 20-24. All events will be at NHTI.
Play On! Soccer camp will be held at NHTI July 7-11 and July 14-18 for children in grades 4-10, under the direction of Coach Don Welford and Derek Johnson. Visit hogancamps.com.
Shooter’s Gold Basketball camps for children in grades 1-8 will be held July 7-11 in Meredith, Gilford and Littleton, and July 14-18 in Laconia, Hooksett and Enfield. Forms are printable from hogancamps.com along with other information.
IHB BASEBALL camp will be held July 14-17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pembroke Academy and is open to both boys and girls ages 6-13. Cost is $75 for the week. There will be many special guests, including current and former major leaguers. Register at ihbsports.com.
DR. MILLER’S SOCCER School for children ages 10-18 will be hosted at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro July 24-27. Limited enrollment. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 630-5866 for a brochure.
RavenStrong running camp will be held at the Franklin Pierce University campus in Rindge July 28-Aug. 2. The overnight camp is designed for cross country runners entering grades 8-12. Register before May 1 and tuition is only $250. Visit facebook.com/RavenStrongCamp or email Track@FranklinPierce.edu.
UNH women’s volleyball coaching staff will host an overnight camp Aug. 1-3. Participants will have access to Lundholm Gymnasium and all of the amenities of the UNH campus. The cost of the camp is $200 per player. Teams must register and pay all together collectively. Teams must consist of a minimum of 10 players and up to a maximum of 15. There is a $25 fee per name charge after July 1. Participants can register and pay online. Contact Carrie Kimball at email@example.com or 862-2774 or Stacy Barnett at firstname.lastname@example.org or 862-4664.
Abbott Downing School will hold an open gym for girls ages 10-and-up at Abbott Downing on Sundays from 9-10:30 a.m. Girls of all skill levels are welcome to participate, and there is no cost. Contact Glenn Mathews at email@example.com or 731-8565.
The Concord Boys and Girls Club will have its gym open to students in grades 7-12 on Fridays from 5:30-7 p.m. starting Friday and running through June 13. For a one-time $25 fee, students will be able to either organize games or shoot around during that time. Contact Athletic Director Tim Sprague at 224-1061, ext. 21, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Whiffleball tournament will be held April 12 from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at NHTI. Sign up with Coach Lloyd at email@example.com.
N.H. Roller Derby kicks off the 2014 season April 12 at JFK Coliseum in Manchester. Granite Skate Troopers take on Nightmares on Elm Street at 5 p.m., followed by Queen City Cherry Bombs vs. Calamity Janes at 7. Doors open at 4:30. Tickets are $12 at the door, $10 in advance. Children 10 and younger admitted free. Visit NHRollerDerby.com.
Rundlett Middle School track picture day will be April 15 at 4:15 p.m. at Memorial Field.
Concord Recreation will hold the following programs: April Vacation Preschool Soccer Camp (ages 4-6, not in first grade) and April Vacation Soccer Camp (grades 1-6) from April 21-25; and April Vacation Golf Camp (ages 7-13) from April 22-25. Visit concordnh.gov.recreation or call 225-8690.
High School Basketball tournament for boys’ teams (June 28) and girls’ teams (July 12) will be held at NHTI. Boys’ teams should contact Paul Hogan at firstname.lastname@example.org and girls’ teams should contact Kevin Gibbs at email@example.com.
Coe-Brown Northwood Academy is accepting nominations for its 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame Induction. Applications can be obtained through the main office or coebrown.org on the athletics page. All applications must be received no later than July 1. Contact Matthew Skidds, Athletic Director, with any questions at 942-5531 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Central Force AAU girls’ basketball program is looking for two more girls for its 8th-grade team for the upcoming season. Email Mark at email@example.com.
NH Comets 10U fastpitch softball team is looking for one or two strong 10-year-old players for the summer season. Contact Coach Freddy Rivera at 848-2738 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Team NH Baseball is looking for a few more players for its U13 team. Season includes indoor and outdoor practices and one tournament in New York. Call Mike Jackson at (603) 577-1772 for more info or email email@example.com.
Sunset League, the nation’s oldest after-supper baseball league, is looking for coaches, players and sponsors for this summer season. The season begins May 27. To be a part of Concord’s oldest pastime, call Steve DeStefano at 496-3674 or at 224-3377, ext. 16.
BISHOP BRADY HIGH School is looking for a varsity girls’ tennis head coach for this spring. Email a cover letter, résumé, and three letters of reference to Fred Vezina, Athletic Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or send it to Bishop Brady High School, 25 Columbus Ave., Concord, NH 03301.
Belmont High School has the following coaching vacancies for the spring: girls’ varsity lacrosse and track and field. Send a current résumé to Erica Knolhoff, Athletic Director at email@example.com.
John Stark Regional High has the following coaching openings for the 2014-15 school year: varsity girls’ volleyball, varsity field hockey, JV field hockey, girls’ JV soccer and varsity cross country. 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
Hillsboro-Deering High School has the following coaching vacancies: JV boys’ soccer, JV boys’ basketball and varsity golf. Contact Athletic Director Jay Wood at 464-1234.
Coe-Brown Northwood Academy is seeking a varsity girls’ basketball coach for the 2014-15 season. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, resume and three references to: Matthew Skidds, Athletic Director, Coe-Brown Northwood Academy, 907 First NH Turnpike, Northwood, NH 03261, or email email@example.com.
Concord Northeast Softball is looking for a volunteer coach for the 7-9 age group. The seasons runs from April to mid June. Games are Saturday mornings and Thursday evenings. Practice times vary. Call Rob Rochette at 244-9733 or email Robrochette@ymail.com.
Concord Men’s Summer Basketball League teams should contact Andy Pappas at 545-4305. League play begins the week of May 8.
Capital City Vipers football and cheerleading will hold signups tomorrow from 5-7 p.m. at Concord Boys and Girls Club, April 14 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Broken Ground School, and April 27 from 5-7 p.m. at Concord Boys and Girls Club. Please bring football players for weigh-in. Download registration forms ahead of time at capitalcityvipers.com.
Spring Indoor Soccer league registrations are being accepted at FieldHouse Sports in Bow. The next eight-week session begins the week of April 12. To register as a team or as an individual, call 226-4646 or stop in at 12 Tallwood Drive in Bow.
Pembroke Jr. Spartans football and cheer will hold registration April 19 and May 17 from noon-2 p.m. at Pembroke Town Library. Contact Melissa Wallace, President, Pembroke Friends of Football at 568-0493.
Adult 7-on-7 soccer leagues run by Seacoast Express United will held for both men and women at NHTI in a six-week session from April 26-June 7 (no games over Memorial Day weekend). Cost is $600 per team. Register at seacoastunitedexpress.org.
Limelight Elite cheerleading All Stars out of Bow is gearing up for season four. Visit limelighteliteallstars.com for tryout and assessment dates. There’s a team for every age and ability level.
Concord Capitols football/cheer registration for children in grades 2-8 is open online. Visit leaguelineup.com/welcome.asp?url=concordcapitols or call Ray Raimo at 625-2152. Team assignments are by grade without size restrictions.
Concord Crew has reopened registration for this spring’s rowing season for any male or female of high school age. Register at concordcrew.org.