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Published: 10/19/2019 10:46:15 PM

JV result

The Hopkinton JV boys’ soccer team (12-1-1) ended the season with a 4-1 win over Inter-Lakes. Ryan Brown, Rory Campbell, Spencer Burdette and Quinn Whitehead scored for the Hawks.

Middle school results

The Rundlett Middle School boys’ ‘A’ soccer team won the Keene Middle School State Tournament with a 2-1 victory in the championship game over Milford. Ben Hughes and Matt Jenness scored for Rundlett in the final. Theodore Schneible was excellent in net all tournament, making a pair of stops of penalty kicks and only allowing one goal (off a penalty kick) all tournament. Tyler Watt, Tanner Parizo, Gabe Zinken, Christian Arocena and Andrew Hunton anchored the defense. Hughes and Jayce Scroggins scored in Rundlett’s 2-0 victory over Twin Mountain and Nick Reynolds scored in a 1-0 victory over Keene in earlier tournament matches.

■The Henniker Community School boys’ cross country team garnered third place in the Small School State Championship. Alex Keirstead placed 16th overall with Seth Marquardt, Austin Patenaude, Brady Woodbury, Lyncoln Jablonski, Evan Furness and Brody Palmateer all running strong races. Izabel Korbet led HCS in the girls’ race, placing 32nd. Alexis Korbet, Charlotte Furness, Amanda Leonard and Charlotte Matzke followed Korbet across the line with strong races as well.

Youth soccer result

The Bow Soccer Club 2008 boys’ team defeated Connecticut Valley. Cam Czarnosz and Rolly Gilbert scored for Bow, while Kyle Cimis did a great job of containing Connecticut Valley’s attack. Clayton Nadzan, Blake Crowell and Noah Zanella played well on both ends of the field. Diego Jordan-Foote had several great saves.

Golf results

Bill Krueger won the Concord Country Club Player of the Year award, winning the season-ending Point Quota event with a 1-over score. Greg Carbone (second), Dave Perry (third), Scott Towle (fourth) and Jon Lorden (fifth) rounded out the top five of the season standings.

NEC results

Hillsboro’s Panagiotis Galatas scored in the first minute and Weare’s Kyle Clements scored in the 27th to lead the New England College men’s soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Dean College. Max Fairbank made three saves for his first collegiate shutout.

■Pembroke’s Kayla Paquin scored in the ninth minute off an assist from Meghan Hickey to lead the New England College women’s soccer team to a 1-0 win over Dean College. Emily Sashko made four saves for her first career clean sheet.

■Brittany Tierney recorded a hat trick and Makenna Platte added a goal to lead the New England College field hockey team to a 4-2 win over University of Maine Farmington. Ellie Philben made four saves for the Pilgrims.

Plymouth State results

The Plymouth State University football team fell to Framingham State, 34-0. Framingham State had 330 passing yards on 40 attempts, while the Panthers managed just five first downs. Warner’s Gavin Moody had a 9-yard reception on Plymouth’s only completed pass of the day. Matt Shea had a game-high 13 tackles for Plymouth. The Panthers dropped to 5-2 overall and 3-2 in MASCAC play, while Framingham improved to 4-2 overall and 4-0 in MASCAC play.

■Haley Wakefield scored the game-winning goal in the fourth quarter to lead the Plymouth State field hockey team (7-7, 5-5 Little East Conference) to a 3-2 victory over Bridgewater State. Jess Mezquita and Kate McPherson scored the other Panther goals.

■The Plymouth State women’s soccer team lost to Western Connecticut State, 5-1. Keegan Burch scored for Plymouth (6-8, 3-3 LEC).

■Linus Lindeberg made three saves, but it wasn’t enough as the Panthers’ men’s soccer team fell to Western Connecticut State, 3-0. Plymouth dropped to 1-8-3 overall and 0-4-2 in LEC play.

Tilton results

The Tilton School varsity football team defeated Cushing Academy, 35-34, in overtime. Jackson Paradis ran for more than 200 yards thanks to a strong performance by the offensive line. Brad Ameen made the game winning extra point.

■The Tilton varsity boys’ soccer team defeated Kimball Union, 2-0. Kaleb Shumway and Ian Politi scored for the Rams, while Ethan Powers saved a penalty kick.


New Hampshire Legends of Hockey 17th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Luncheon will be on Sunday at the Grappone Conference Center, in Concord at 11:30 a.m. This year’s Hall of Fame inductees include Denis Martin, Freddy Meyer and Deron Quint who are being inducted as players; longtime New England College bench boss Tom Carroll is being inducted as a coach; Rod Ross is being inducted in the media category; and the late Downing Potter “DP” Brown is being inducted posthumously as a builder. Ben Smith will be the keynote speaker. The hockey history of the Alpine Club, which competed in the Granite State Hockey League in the early to mid 60s will also be recognized. Contact Jim Hayes at 731-4168 with questions.

Merrimack Valley Youth Baseball & Softball annual meeting will be held on Sunday at 5:30 p.m. at Penacook Community Center. The organization is looking for volunteer parents for the 2020 season. Contact Dave Armstrong at 799-8070 or at with any questions or for more information.

Discount lift tickets are being offered by the University of New Hampshire ski program in conjunction with for alpine and Nordic ski areas throughout the state for the 2019-20 season. All tickets are good for any day. All proceeds from sales go to the UNH Ski Team. For more information, contact UNH ski coordinator Cory Schwartz at or 512-2317. The following packages are available. ALPINE: Mount Washington Valley Booklet, for $399 you get two tickets all of the following ski areas – Cranmore Mountain Resort, King Pine, Bretton Woods, Abenaki Ski Area; Old Man of the Mountain Booklets, $399, two tickets to all of the following ski areas – Cannon Mountain, Loon Mountain Resort, Waterville Valley Resort, McIntyre Area; Lakes Region, $399, two tickets to all of the following ski areas – Mount Sunapee Resort, Ragged Mountain Resort, Dartmouth Skiway, Gunstock Mountain Resort, Pats Peak Ski Area, Whaleback; NORDIC – Nordic Booklet #1, $175, you get two tickets to each of the following ski areas – Bear Notch Ski Touring, Bretton Woods, Great Glen Trails, Jackson XC, Waterville Valley, Mount Washington Valley, Franconia XC, Gunstock Mountain; Nordic Booklet #2, $175, you get two tickets to each of the following ski areas – Purity Spring Resort, Granite Gorge XC, Loon Mountain Resort; Nordic Skier Wolfeboro; Pine Hill Ski Club; Windblown XC, Dartmouth XC, Dexter’s Inn Trails by Norsk, Eastman XC, Ski Hearth Farm.

Gunstock Ski Club is offering a free trial day for athletes interested in joining the club (season or day pass sold separately). Gunstock Ski Club is a non-profit Alpine ski racing program for athletes ages 6-19. Contact program director Josh Bedard at to sign up for a trial day or email for more information. The club trains from late November through the end of March. Training is offered on weekends from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., during Christmas and February vacation weeks (for both New Hampshire and Massachusetts) and on weeknights for athletes U10 and older. Visit for more information about the club or to register.


16th Annual NHTI Basketball Coaching Clinic will be held at the Goldie Crocker Wellness Center on the NHTI campus in Concord on Sunday. Registration is $60. Coaching staff of three from the same school/program costs $110 after. Clinic topics include (are subject to change) defense to offense transition, developing offense, post play development, developing defensive core, rules interpretation, defending the pick and roll, and quick hitters. Cost of registration includes snacks, lunch, handouts and door prizes. Clinics are designed for coaches at college, high school, middle school and youth levels. Enrollment is limited. Contact Paul Hogan at 230-4041 or e-mail @ with questions.

Soccer Skills and Goalkeeper clinics at FieldHouse Sports Indoor Facility in Bow are now open for registration. The six-week clinics are directed by Jorge Pardo of Caramba Soccer Camps and begin Nov. 4. Clinics are for all abilities, ages 6-60 and meet Monday afternoons. The cost is $60 for ages 6-8 and $70 for ages 9-adult. Register for all camps and clinics online at, call 226-4646 or stop in at 12 Tallwood Drive in Bow.

Little Strikers soccer skills clinics at FieldHouse Sports are accepting regi registrations for the next five-week session of Little Strikers soccer skills clinics, for ages 3-6. Clinics meet either Saturday mornings starting Nov. 16 or Tuesday afternoons starting Nov. 19. Space available in current session. Clinics are instructional, interactive and fun. Cost: Mini Strikers (ages 3-4) $40, Little Strikers (ages 5-6) $50. T-shirt included. Register for all camps and clinics online at, call 226-4646 or stop in at 12 Tallwood Drive in Bow.


Concord High students interested in trying out for a winter sport must attend a mandatory meeting on Tuesday at 3 p.m. Girls’ basketball will meet in the media center, girls’ ice hockey in Room 2047 and girls’ indoor track in the aerobics room. Boys’ basketball will meet in Room 2013, boys’ hockey in Room 3090, wrestling in Room 2138 and boys’ indoor track in the aerobics room. The Nordic ski team will meet in Room 2041, the swimming team will meet in Room 2037, the alpine ski team will meet in E3 and the ski jump team will meet in Room 2039. Online registration is also open until Nov. 7 for CHS winter sports. To register, go to, choose “Departments and Athletics” and click FamilyID on the right side. The first day of tryouts for wrestling and swimming is Nov. 18; for Alpine skiing, girls’ basketball, boys’ hockey, boys’ and girls’ indoor track, girls’ hockey and cheerleading it’s Dec. 2; and for boys’ basketball, Nordic skiing and ski jumping it’s Dec. 9.

Rundlett Middle School winter sports registrations are open online until Dec. 16. Register at FamilyID (link available through Athletics page at Sign-ups for boys’ and girls’ basketball will be on Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Room 505 (girls) and Room 504 (boys). Basketball tryouts are Nov. 4. Cheerleading sign-ups are Thursday from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Room 407 and tryouts are Nov. 18, Nov. 20 and Nov. 22. Wrestling sign-ups will be Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Room 411. First wrestling practice is Nov. 25. Nordic skiing sign-ups will be on Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Room 508. First practice is Dec. 2.

Concord Parks and Recreation floor hockey program for players ages 6-8 and 9-11 is open for registrations. League is held on Sundays at the new City Wide Community Center. Pre-registration is required by Friday and the league begins in early November and runs until mid-December. More information is available at

Youth and adult indoor soccer leagues at FieldHouse Sports Indoor Facility in Bow are accepting registrations for the next 12-week session. Adult leagues starting the week of Oct. 29 are: Women 25-plus, Men 18-plus, Men 30-plus and several levels of coed leagues. Coed, boys’ and girls’ leagues for ages 4-18 begin the week of Nov. 1. All divisions based on skill level. Registrations accepted as space allows. Register, call 226-4646 or stop in at 12 Tallwood Drive.

Concord Parks and Recreation pre-season basketball for players age four through third grade starts in early November. Season runs for six weeks and pre-registeration is required. Space is limited. Go to or visit the City Wide Community Center for more information.

Players/teams needed

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

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

Andover Lions Christmas Tournament is looking for boys’ and girls’ middle school basketball teams for the tourney being played on Dec. 27-28 at Proctor Academy. Entrance fee is $125 per team. Contact Dick O’Connell at or call 934-0245.

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