A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, November 09, 2017
Youth hockey

The RBC Concord Capitals 12U girls’ team played on its home ice and beat the Islander Minor team, 9-2. Sofia Payne scored four goals and Erin Keville added two for the Capitals.

Fall awards

The Bow High School Fall Athletic Awards ceremony will be held on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

UNH results

Hannah Petke recorded a match-high 14 kills to lead the UNH women’s volleyball team past Hartford, 3-0. Petke and Gabri Olhava (10 kills, five blocks) led the charge for the Wildcats, who defeated Hartford, 25-20, 25-20 and 25-18.

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, girls’ varsity hockey assistant, Alpine skiing head coach and a swimming head 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 tennis head coaches. 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 for a girls’ basketball “B” team coach. 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 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.

Winnisquam Regional High School is looking for a middle school head cheerleading coach and JV girls’ basketball coach (one-year position). 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.

Players needed

Cannons Baseball is seeking players for the 11U and 15U teams for 2018. The head coach is Dale Emerson. The team does not conflict with town league All Stars. The 15U team starts in January with winter workouts and plays June through August. The team does not conflict with high school baseball. The co-head coaches of the team are Bryan Caruso and Matt Tupman. For more information, please call 224-1655.

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.

Health Club of Concord Racquetball League is looking for experienced players. Call the Health Club of Concord to register.


Hillsboro-Deering High School will hold tryouts for winter sports at the following locations: bowling, Monday, 3-5 p.m. at SpareTime Lanes in Manchester, bus leaves at 2:30 p.m.; cheer, Monday, 3-5 p.m. in the cafeteria; girls’ basketball, Monday, 3-5 p.m. in the gym; boys’ basketball, Nov. 20, 3-6 p.m. in the gym; Alpine skiing practice, Nov. 21, 3-4 p.m. in the weight room.

Seacoast Express United will hold tryouts for players born in 1999 to 2003 on Nov. 26 at 10 Ferry St., Concord. Girls’ tryouts are from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and boys will tryout from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information, contact Darrell Betley at dbetley@seacoastunited.com.

Winter basketball leagues for boys and girls of all skill levels in grades 2-9 are now being offered by Cap City Basketball. The leagues will be held at the Concord Boys & Girls Club on Sundays from Dec. 3-Feb. 18, excluding Dec. 24 and Dec. 31. Ten fully officiated games are guaranteed, and eight practices. For more go to capcitybasketball.com.


Seacoast United Cubs Baseball Club will be offering specialized skills classes for players in the Concord area. The 12-week classes will be offered from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesdays. It will include classes such as General Skill Development, Gap-to-Gap Hitters’ Clinic, Strike-One Pitchers’ Clinic and Caught Stealing Catchers’ Clinic. Contact Jordan Anderson at janderson@seacoastunited.com for more information.

Cap City Basketball is hosting six clinics in November for players in kindergarten through 10th grade. Five of the clinics (Friday, Nov. 19, Nov. 24 and Nov. 26) will be held at the Concord Boys & Girls Club with K-5 going from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., while grades 6-10 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. The Nov. 22 clinic will be held at Bishop Brady High School with K-5 going from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and grades 6-10 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Cost is $25 per clinic or $100 for all six, which includes a free Cap City headband. For more information, visit CapCityBasketball.com.

Nordic ski lessons offered through the Concord Nordic BKL via Concord Parks & Recreation, can teach children how to ski and offer training for the more experienced skier, as well as opportunities to learn about Nordic racing. The program runs on Fridays from Jan. 12-Feb. 16 from 3:45-4:45 p.m. Children are required to have their own equipment and pre-registration is required. For more go to concordparksandrec.com or call 225-8690.


Bishop Brady and St. John Athletic Hall of Fame induction will be held on Friday at 6 p.m. at Bishop Brady High School. The 2017 inductees include Neil Ackley (class of ’69), Robert Paveglio, (’69), Joe Farrelly (’73), John Hardiman (’67), Chelsea Proulx (’06), Scott Laliberte (’85) and Coach Greg Roberts who will receive the Sixth Man Award. The ceremony will also include a special unveiling honoring current Hall of Famer Tinker Foy (’57). Tickets for the event are $45. Contact Annie Alosa at aalosa@bishopbrady.edu or Paula Scrivens at pscrivens@bishopbrady.edu for more details.

New England Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined is holding a “Ski Jumping Reunion” at Eastman in Grantham on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. The reunion is for jumpers, friends and supporters of all ages. Longtime Proctor and Andover Outing Club Coach Tim Norris will recognized for his contributions to the sport. A silent auction will also be held. Suggestion donation is $25 per adult and $15 per child. To sign up, or for more information, call 715-1620.

John Stark Fall Sports Awards Night for all athletes, parents and family will take place on Monday. The evening will start in the cafeteria at 5:30 p.m. for dessert before moving to the gym at 6:00 where all teams will be recognized and Sportsmanship and Scholar-Athlete awards will be presented. The evening will conclude by programs moving into individual classrooms for team specific recognition.