A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Published: 8/24/2019 10:52:28 PM
City ‘B’ tennis tournament

The finals for the Concord City ‘B’ Tennis Tournament singles and doubles tournaments are set for Sunday morning at the Bow Brook Club following Saturday’s matches. Mike Lewis and Nick Bayer will meet in the singles final at 9 a.m. Lewis defeated Pete Samuelson, 6-2, 7-6 (7-5), and Bayer defeated Todd Place, 6-1, 6-0, in Saturday’s semifinals to earn berths in Sunday’s final. In Friday’s quarterfinal matches, Place defeated Rajesh Humangai, 6-4, 6-3, Lewis bested Harka Garung, 6-2, 6-2 and Bayer defeated Warren Campbell, 7-5, 3-6, 6-2. The doubles final will start following the completion of the singles final with Lewis making a second championship appearance, this time with doubles partner Dan Meserve. Meserve and Lewis, who bested Binit Shah and Manish Humangai, 6-1, 6-3, in the semifinals, will take on Kiran Humangai and Bir Shah. Humangai and Shah defeated Nick Bayer and Zach Bayer in the other semifinal, 6-2, 6-4.


John Stark Fall Sports Parent/Athlete meeting is scheduled for Monday in the gym at 7 p.m. Following 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 is expected to attend. Contact the specific coach to make alternate arrangements.

Concord High School Fall Meet the Coaches Night will be on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the CHS auditorium. All fall athletes and their parents/guardians are expected to attend.

13th Annual Friendly Kitchen 5K Race & Walk will be held Sept. 6 at NHTI. The race will start at 5:30 p.m. at the NHTI Quad. All proceeds benefit the Friendly Kitchen. Race includes age-group prizes, a giant raffle, music, light refreshments, a child fun run and corporate competition. The course is flat and fast. Contact pseagroves@ccsnh.edu for more information.


Concord Capitols non-contact conditioning clinics for all ages will be held at Martin Field on Iron Works Road on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7 p.m. Registration is required to participate and the Capitols are still accepting new/returning players for the fall season. Register at concordcapitols.org or email jdiachenko@gmail.com.

Little Strikers soccer skills clinics will be held at FieldHouse Sports Indoor Sports Facility in Bow starting Sept. 7. The five-week session runs on Saturday mornings and Tuesday afternoons for ages 3-6. Clinics are instructional, interactive and fun. Cost is $40 for Mini Strikers (ages 3-4) and $50 for Little Strikers (ages 5-6). Register at FieldhouseSports.com, call 226-4646 or stop in at 12 Tallwood Drive.

University of New Hampshire women’s soccer team fall ID clinic will be held on Sept. 7 at Wildcat Stadium for female players entering grades 9-12 this year. Players will train and play under the direction of UNH coaches and players. Both field player and goalkeeper-specific training is provided. The camp will run from 1-4 p.m. Register at unhwildcats.com. or contact associate head coach Amanda Bowes at Amanda.Webb.Bowes@unh.edu or 862-0744.

Coed Field Hockey Skills Clinics are being offered at FieldHouse Sports in Bow. Beginners are encouraged. Next sessions begin Sept. 12 and Oct. 17 for grades K-2 and Oct. 17 for grades 3-6. Clinics run on Thursday afternoons in five-week sessions and are coached by Rony Jacober, director of Summit Field Hockey and assistant coach at New England College. Cost is $65. Register online at FieldHouseSports.com, call 226-4646 or stop in at 12 Tallwood Drive.


Rundlett Middle School fall sports registration is now open and will remain open until Sept. 6. All athletes are encouraged to register as soon as possible. Online registration is through FamilyID at familyid.com/organizations/concord-school-district-athletics. Visit the RMS website, rms.sau8.org, and look under Athletics for additional information. After registering, student athletes can try out for the following sports: Field hockey – Wednesday, grades 7-8, 3:45-5:30 p.m., field located off the 100 wing; Thursday, grades 6-8, 3:45-5:30, field hockey field; Sept. 3, grades 6-8, 3:45-5:30, field hockey field. Boys’ and girls’ cross country – Wednesday, grades 7-8, 3:30-5 p.m. in RMS MPR; Thursday, grades 6-8, 3:30-5 p.m. in RMS MPR. Boys’ soccer – Wednesday, grade 7 from 3:30-5 p.m., grade 8 from 5-6:30 p.m.; Thursday, grade 7 from 3:30-5 p.m., grade 8 from 5-6:30 p.m.; Sept. 3, grades 7-8, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Girls’ soccer – Wednesday, grades 7-8, 3:30-5 p.m.; Sept. 3, grades 7-8, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Girls’ volleyball – Wednesday, grades 7-8, 3:45-5:30, big gym; Thursday, grades 6-8, 3:45-5:30 p.m., big gym; Sept. 3, grades 7-8, 3:45-5:30, big gym. Intramural volleyball – Sept. 4, 3:45-5 p.m., new activity room.

Concord Parks and Recreation fall soccer league registration is underway. The department offers leagues for children as young as 4 years old and up to sixth grade. There is limited space in all age groups and pre-registration is required. For more information, call 225-8690 or check online at concordparksandrec.com.

MV Blue Storm fall football league is open for registrations. Blue Storm offers two tackle teams, as well as a flag football team and participates in the New Hampshire Youth Football & Spirit Conference. The season begins the first week of August. Visit nhyfsc.org to register or email Katherine Bucklin Stearns at Kbstearns@icloud.com for more information.

Concord Capitols Football sign ups for grades 3-8 are now available online concordcapitols.org. If interested in playing in the league, contact Jen Diachenko at Jdiachenko@gmail.com or at 608-7470.

Indoor soccer leagues at FieldHouse Sports in Bow are accepting team and individual signups for the fall indoor soccer session. Men 18+, Women 25+, Men 30+ and Adult Coed leagues are offered. All abilities are welcome. Games begin the week of Sept. 3. Teams play one night per week (Monday-Thursday) for eight weeks. Youth leagues (12 week sessions) for ages 5-18 begin the week of Nov. 1. Register online at fieldhousesports.com, call 226-4646 or stop in at 12 Tallwood Drive.

New England Wolves U16 full-season hockey team, coached by former NCAA hockey player Greg Lenti, will include 2-3 practices on ice per week, skill sessions all fall with the Wolves EHL Jr. coaches and director of player development Tim Kunes, competition in the NEPHL and United Tier 1 League, use of Wolves video room and JR Facilities, two workouts a week (minimum) and use of synthetic ice at Wolves training center (465 Province Rd. in Laconia). Uniforms and apparel included in tuition. For more info or to try out contact GM Andrew Trimble at scoringconcepts@gmail.com.

Concord Cannons Fall Baseball league is now accepting registrations for individual players and full teams looking to play this fall. The league consist of three divisions 12U, middle school and high school. Teams will play 14 games and practice weekly at Concord Sports Center. For more information please contact Bryan Caruso concordcannons@icloud.com or by calling 224-1655.

Players/officials needed

Hopkinton Soccer Club has a few immediate openings on the U13 girls team (born in 2007 or younger). The team will be coached by Hopkinton girls’ varsity coach Mike Zahn alongside coach Renelle LHuillier. If interested contact coach Zahn at mzahn1@gmail.com or HSC club registrar Matt Boyle at 73boma@gmail.com.

Penacook Youth Soccer is looking for high school soccer players (coed) in the Concord area to play on a recreation team this fall. It will be one game a week and one practice. No pressure, no tryouts, just fun. Contact Tami Porter at penacooksoccer@yahoo.com for additional information.

New Hampshire Nor’Easter Softball Club is looking for a few dedicated athletes to fill its 2020 roster. If interested, contact danperk78@yahoo.com or at 603-387-2039 to learn of opportunities and tryout information.

New Hampshire Wrestling Officials Association is looking for apprentice officials. A minimum of two years participating in the sport of wrestling as a coach or wrestler is required. Training will be on Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Camp Mi-Te-Na 65 YMCA Road in Alton. Lunch will be provided. To reserve a spot in the class, contact NHWOA President Rick Ross at 369-8238.

NH Junior Monarchs Hockey Program, based in Hooksett, has limited Travel Team openings and is accepting registrations for these Fall/Winter Programs:  Learn to Play Hockey, Mite Development (8 and Under) and House League. For more information call 270-1024 or email jeremyvega3@yahoo.com.

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