A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Published: 9/22/2017 12:23:58 AM
JV results

The Concord JV field hockey team knocked off Manchester Central, 5-1, behind three goals from Grace Leonard. Helping out Leonard on the offensive end were sophomores Erin Doherty and Maya Spataro with one goal apiece, as well as Libby Segal and Alice Rosenberg who each notched one assist.

Angie Cericola scored the lone goal of the game for the Bow JV field hockey team in a 1-0 win over Monadnock. Madeline Soucy and Elizabeth Hanson split time in goal for the shutout, while Amber McGuire provided solid defense all afternoon.

Nick Galatis recorded a hat trick, Rovanee Nickson added two more scores and the Concord JV boys’ soccer team cruised past Salem, 8-0. Alex Giammarino, Aiden Donnelly and Sagar Damai also scored for the Tide.

Sydnee Pelletier collected her third straight shutout as the John Stark JV field hockey team tied Mascenic, 0-0. Pelletier turned back 10 shots but the Generals’ offense failed to convert on several scoring chances.

Cameron Doyle connected with Brady Philibotte for a goal but the John Stark JV boys’ soccer team fell to Windham, 3-1. Marc Morette and Austin Hazzard put up solid defensive performances for the Generals.

Tess Thomas scored the game-winner for the Bow JV girls’ soccer team in a 1-0 win over Coe-Brown in overtime. Gabby LaPerle assisted on the goal while Maddie McSweeney, Leah Hoey, Kate Barker, Gracie Bresson and Ellie Andrews were credited with strong games for Bow.

Freshmen result

The Concord High School freshmen football team stayed undefeated on Thursday, nearly doubling up Manchester Central, 44-26. Trevor Smith rushed for three touchdowns and passed for three more, targeting Tyler Wright, Nate Vandersea and Ryan Kastle for scores. Kevin McDonough, Tanner Reale and Peter Sargent led the way for the Tide’s defense.

Middle school results

The Rundlett Middle School girls’ soccer “A” team put together a complete game in a 9-1 win over Elm Street. Both Ty Harrington and Mary Martinson netted hat tricks while Mia Hand, Chloe Morgan and Gabbie Chown each collected one goal.

The Rundlett Middle School field hockey “B” team grabbed another win by beating Winnisquam on Wednesday. Margaret Sheehan scored three goals, while teammate Laura Yap finished off the game with back-to-back scores.

Battling Timberlane in a pair of tough sets, the Rundlett Middle School volleyball “A” team emerged victorious, beating the Owls, 27-25 and 29-27. Elizabeth Blinn and Peyton Trento each contributed with several kills with Katie Martel adding a few key blocks.

Despite a strong effort in goal for Elli Sintros, the Hopkinton Middle School girls’ soccer team fell to Bow, 4-0. The Falcons gave Hopkinton trouble with their solid attack as even the tireless work of Kally Murdough and Lilly Owen on defense wasn’t enough to stop Bow.


Cap City Basketball is hosting clinics on Saturday, Sept. 30 and Oct. 14 at the Concord Boys & Girls Club. Players in grades 3-5 will go from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and grades 6-9 will go from 12:30-2 p.m. The cost is $30 and includes a Cap City Dri-FIT T-shirt. Payment and registration will only be at the door.

Live and Let Live Farm Golf Scramble will be held Monday. Sign up forms are available at Canterbury Woods, Pembroke Pines and Ridgewood Country Clubs or by emailing GolfNH@aol.com. Price per player is $100 or $400 per foursome. You can sponsor the tournament for $25, $50 or $150. For additional details on becoming a sponsor please contact cperci33@gmail.com. This event’s title sponsor is Keeler Family Realty.

Plymouth State University men’s lacrosse program golf fundraiser will be held on Oct. 1 at Waukewan Golf Club in Center Harbor. The event is open to all Plymouth State faculty, staff, coaches, athletes, alumni, families and friends. Tee-off takes place at 11 a.m. Event will include a round of golf, food, prizes and various raffles. For additional information or to register contact Colin Claflin at 339-933-2590 or cdclaflin@plymouth.edu.

MVHS 50th Anniversary Golf Tournament will be held at Loudon Country Club on Oct. 7. The cost is $300 per foursome and registration will take place between 8-8:15 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Registration forms can be found at mvhs.mvsdpride.org.

Concord Little League will be holding its annual meeting Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. at Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell on 214 Main St. All member families are welcome to attend the meeting. People who are interested in a board position are asked to contact the league at concordnhlittleleague@gmail.com with their intent by Oct. 1.

Friends of New England College Hockey Golf Outing will take place at Beaver Meadow Golf Course on Oct. 21 with an 11 a.m. sign-up and a shotgun start at noon. The cost is $100 per person for 18 holes of golf, a cart, an NEC keepsake, barbecue and awards. To sing up or enter a team, contact John Lineberry at john@lineberrytennis.com or mail your check to Friends of NEC Hockey P.O. Box 1233, Concord, NH, 03302-1233.


Seacoast United Baseball Club is offering a series of skills classes this fall in Concord. The club’s Gap-to-Gap Hitting Clinic and General Skills Development Class will take place on Tuesdays through Oct. 17. All ages are welcome and the cost for each clinic is $80. To register, contact Jordan Anderson at janderson@seacoastunited.com.

Tri Town Ice Arena in Hooksett is accepting applications for both its Fall Learn To Play Hockey and Mite Development programs. Call 485-1100 or email jeremyvega3@yahoo.com for more information or to enroll.

Coaches needed

Bishop Brady High School is looking for the following coaching positions for the 2017-18 school year: (winter) boys’ varsity basketball head coach, boys’ varsity basketball assistant, girls’ varsity hockey assistant, a head Alpine skiing coach and a head swimming coach; (spring) boys’ lacrosse assistant, head girls’ lacrosse coach and a head boys’ tennis coach. If interested in any of these opportunities please email Annie Alosa, Director of Athletics, at aalosa@bishopbrady.edu or send resume and information to Bishop Brady High School, 25 Columbus Ave., Concord, 03301.

Coe-Brown Northwood Academy is seeking coaches for the following sports: varsity softball, varsity baseball, and JV baseball. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume and three references to Matthew Skidds, Athletic Director at 942-5531 or mskidds@coebrown.org.

Concord High School is looking for girls’ varsity ice hockey head and assistant coaches, as well as head coaches for boys’ freshman basketball, girls’ freshman basketball and girls’ varsity tennis. Please send resume and three letters of reference to Steve Mello, Director of Physical Education & Sport, 170 Warren St., Concord, 03301 or email smello@sau8.org.

Rundlett Middle School is looking to fill coaching positions for its boys’ basketball ‘A’ team and girls’ basketball ‘B’ team. Please send resumes and three letters of reference to Steve Mello, Director of Physical Education and Sport, 170 Warren St., Concord or email smello@sau8.org.

Franklin High School has the following coaching vacancy: head JV basketball coach. Franklin Middle School is also looking for a head football coach, boys’ basketball coach for the ‘A’ team, assistant football coach, assistant track and field coach and a head field hockey coach. All interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and up to three references to Athletic Director Dan Sylvester at dsylvester@sau18.org.

Hopkinton Middle High School is hiring for the following coaching positions: varsity cross country assistant, varsity Nordic assistant, middle school Nordic and middle school boys’ basketball. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and resume to Dan Meserve, Athletic Director, at dmeserve@hopkintonschools.org.

John Stark Regional High School has the following coaching openings for the 2017-18 school year: varsity boys’ volleyball. Send a current resume, 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 mark.searles@sau24.org.

Merrimack Valley High School has openings for boys’ varsity and JV lacrosse coaches. Experience at the high school level is preferred. Contact Kevin O’Brien, Athletic Administrator at kobrien@mvsdpride.org.

Winnisquam Regional High School is looking for a middle school head cheerleading coach. If interested, send a letter of interest, coaching resume and Winnisquam Regional School District application form to, Athletic Director Brian Contorchick, Winnisquam Regional High School, 435 West Main St., Tilton, 03276, or at bcontorchick@wrsdsau59.org.

New England College is seeking qualified candidates for the position of JV men’s ice hockey coach. Duties include organizing and conducting all evening practices and attending weekend games. The successful candidate should have playing and/or coaching experience. This is a part-time position beginning in October and includes a stipend. Please send inquiries and resume to tcarroll@nec.edu.

Players needed

Capital Soccer Club is seeking a U13 (2004 birth year) goalkeeper and U14 (2003 birth year) players for its elite teams playing in the Northeast Soccer League (Maple). See club information at capitalsoccerclub-nh.com. Contact Ben Stephenson at 491-3819.

Seacoast Express United Soccer is looking for boys born from 2003 to 2008 and girls born from 2005 to 2008 to join their teams. Seacoast’s boys’ Pre-Academy and Premier teams are seeking players. Players will participate in a 10-month total player development program with licensed and professional coaches and take part in high level showcase tournaments. Seacoast’s girls’ Premier team is seeking a couple players born in 2005 in addition to its other teams. Contact Mo Abdirizak at mabdirizak@seacoastunited.com or 415-0146 for boys’ teams and Darrell Betley at dbetley@seacoastunited.com for girls’ teams.

Concord Crew is looking for small, smart youth from any capital region school to join Concord Crew as coxswains, to direct the efforts of its rowing athletes and steer its racing shells. No experience needed. Visit concordcrew.org or contact jay.printzlau@concordcrew.org. for more information.

NH Comets 12U Blue team is looking to add a pitcher and catcher to complete its 2018 season roster. To schedule a tryout or for more information call 856-5840.

Officials needed

NH Field Hockey Umpires Association is looking for officials for the upcoming season. The membership services the NHIAA member schools, along with prep and private schools in the state. Experience with sports and officiating is preferred but not necessary and training will be provided. Applicants must be at least 18 years old. For more information, email nhfhua@gmail.com.


ICB Basketball is now offering signups for boys and girls in the Merrimack Valley school district. Cost for players in grades 3-8 is $45 until Sept. 30, after that the cost is $65. Cost for players in grades 1-2 (instructional league) is $25 until Sept. 30 and $35 after that. Deadline for registration is Oct. 27. Go to icbbasketball.com for more and to register.

Seacoast Express United soccer is holding tryouts for their SUSC Emerging Talent Academy (for players born in 2008-2011) and SUSC Player Development (players born in 2004-2007) teams. Players will participate in two 12-week sessions. Session I (October-January) is focused skill development and small-sided play, while Session II (January-April) is focused on more intense training and competitive match play. Tryouts for girls are on Oct. 11 from 5-6 p.m. (2008-2010 birth years) and from 6:15-7:15 p.m. (2006-2007 birth years). Contact mabdirizak@seacoastunitedexpress.org for more information or visit seacoastexpressunited.org.

Tune-Up Basketball League will be held at Inter-Lakes Elementary School in Meredith for boys and girls in grades 6-10 to prepare for the upcoming season. The league is open to players from area towns. Space is limited so early registration is encouraged. All games will be played at ILES. The 10-game schedule begins Oct. 21 and runs through Nov. 11. Registration fee is $50. Registration forms are available by contacting John Carrigg at jcarrigg@metrocast.net.

Seacoast Express United indoor soccer leagues are being offered for adults throughout the winter months. A women’s league will be starting Oct. 23 and run for 12 weeks. Men’s over-30 league will be starting Oct. 29. Team and individual registrations are available. For prices and more information contact Darrell Betley at dbetley@seacoastunited.com.

Youth indoor soccer leagues are being offered at FieldHouse Sports Indoor Sports Facility in Bow. All abilities are welcome. Youth leagues (for ages 5-18) begin Nov. 3 and run for 12 weeks. To register call Fieldhouse Sports at 226-4646 or stop in at 12 Tallwood Drive in Bow. Visit fieldhousesports.com.

Bow Recreation Ultimate Frisbee will have games this fall for grades 5-8. Games are played Monday and Thursday evenings from 6-7:30 p.m. at Gosling Field in Bow. Registration is required through Bow Recreation. For more information call 228-2222.


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