CENTER HARBOR — On October 1, Waukewan Ladies Golf League presented a check to Cheryl Andrews, the New Hampshire representative for the Go Red for Women movement of the American Heart Association.
The Ladies League had sponsored their 40th Annual Golf Invitational in September and had themed it Heart of a Woman in honor of this charity. Traditionally, the league selects a charitable organization to share in the seasonal profits. This year the League voted to donate $1,000 to New Hampshire's Go Red for Women. At the golf event, each of the contestants was given a red dress lapel pin as a reminder that heart disease is not uncommon among women. One in three women die of some form of heart related disease. The red dress represents the ability of all women to improve their heart health and live longer, stronger lives.
Last Updated on Thursday, 31 October 2013 08:17
Inter-Lakes girls varsity soccer couldn't get fully warmed up in Wednesday's cold weather preliminary game on their home turf. Although Caitlin Rotonnelli was able to capitalize with the game's first goal from a Natalie Johnson assist, Prospect Mountains #22 was able to squeeze through the defense for a goal in each half for a 2-1 win for the visitors. Freshman goalie Kenzi Giroux laid out for a couple fantastic saves to keep the Lakers in the game. Inter-lakes ended the season 12-4 allowing them the team its first home field post season game in the school's history.
Last Updated on Thursday, 31 October 2013 08:07
LHS football will need a Hail Mary if the team is to reach the NHIAA Division II Playoffs this weekend. The 3-5 Sachems will host 5-3 Milford for Senior Night tonight at Bank of New Hampshire Stadium. Last Friday Laconia traveled to Conway to take on conference foe Kennett. The Eagles shut down Laconia's offense while taking advantage of three Sachems turnovers. With the win Kennett is in the driver's seat for the second conference playoff spot. Laconia will need a loss from the Eagles and help from a few other teams to jump over Kennett and sneak in.
The Sachems finished the 2013 season with a 9-5 record. The winning record was good enough for the girls to earn the 10th seed in the NHIAA Division III tournament. Laconia traveled to Tilton last week for the first round matchup against Winnisquam. The 7th seed Bears shutout Laconia 3-0. Advancing to the next round Winnisquam traveled to Gilford looking to upset the second seed last Saturday. Gilford, who did not lose in the regular season, handled Winnisquam easily to advance to the semi-finals. The Golden Eagles hosted the three seed Berlin and were defeated 2-1.
Laconia soccer entered the year on a positive note netting 10 goals on Mascoma Valley. The 11-5 record was good enough for the eighth seed in the NHIAA Division III tournament. After the first round bye the Sachems traveled to Kearsarge for second round action on Thursday afternoon. Gilford (13-2-1) earned the three seed and was also in action on Thursday playing host to Sanborn. Four seed Prospect Mountain (12-2-2) welcomed 13 seed Belmont to round out the Thursday action.
Laconia's girls failed to make the tournament, having won only two games on the season. Belmont (13-2-1) earned the second seed in postseason play, hosting Gilford on Wednesday afternoon. Belmont avoided the upset scoring the lone goal late in the second half to advance to the quarter-finals. Belmont will host Campbell on on Saturday at 2 p.m.
The Sachems fought their way to the 10 seed in the NHIAA Division II postseason with a 6-10 record. They traveled to Somersworth on Wednesday afternoon where they were eliminated 3-0 in first round action. The 13-3 Gilford Golden Eagles earned a first round bye and will host Milford on Saturday at 6 p.m. in the quarter-finals.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 1969 07:00
For the last regular game of the season the Laconia Chiefs U5 team headed south to square off against the Goffstown Screaming Eagles. The young Chiefs came out in playoff mode, as a win would ensure them a home playoff game on Wednesday evening. After forcing their opponents to a 4 and out situation, tailback Jackson Reulke marched his team down the field and capped a 3 play drive with a 15 yard, right up the gut run. The extra point was stopped short, but just like that Laconia had a 6-0 lead. It didn't take long for the Chiefs to get another shot at the endzone as OLB Nolen Perrino jumped on an Eagles fumble. Again it was Reulke exploding off tackle for an 88 yard jaunt and a 13-0 lead for his team. The defense continued to apply pressure, as tackles Jon Cote and Colin Sirles made some key tackles. When the Laconia offense got the ball back it was fullback Phil Nichols doing the honors from 20 yards out. Goffstown would not go down quietly, as they added a touchdown of their own just before the half to close the gap to 20-7.
Having gained a little momentum at the end of the half, Goffstown came out fired up and put together a drive that ended with another score and made the game 20-13. But Laconia refused to panic and on the first play from scrimmage, the call was Reulke around the left side for a 48 yard touchdown run. This time Nichols tacked on the extra point and the momentum had shifted again, 27-13. He continued his stellar day as he added two more touchdown runs of 20 yds and 15 yds respectively. QB Logan Dee found wing Nolen Perrino on a point after attempt. For the day, Reulke finished with an amazing 257 yards on just 15 carries and 5 touchdowns.
Goffstown was able to tack on a late touchdown, as their big defensive tackle scooped up a Chiefs fumble and ran it back 85 yards for a score. But the Eagles' day ended when linebacker Aaron Williams fell on an Eagle fumble as time ran out. The Chiefs are hoping to ride the wave of their 39-19 victory into the playoffs, where they will host the always dangerous Pelham Razorbacks.
Last Updated on Monday, 28 October 2013 10:54
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