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Round-up: Gilford falls to Conant in championship

The Gilford Golden Eagles girls' magical season came to an end Saturday afternoon, falling to fellow unbeaten and top seed Conant, 55-33, in the DIII State Championship. The Golden Eagles finish the season 21-1. Madison Harris led Gilford with 11 points. After a perfect season, Gilford earned the second seed in the tournament and beat Newport, Somersworth, and Laconia to reach the finals.

Boys' basketball

Winnisquam fell just short in Berlin, 45-44. The Bears finish the season 15-5 after the quarter-final loss. Tim Harmon scored 12 points in the loss to (2) Berlin.

Gilford could not get past top seeded Pelham in the quarter-finals, falling 78-53. The Golden Eagles ended the year 15-5. Caleb Orton closed out his Gilford high school career with a 27 point night in the loss.

Hockey

Moultonborough-Inter-Lakes fell in the quarter-finals to Berlin, 10-1. The Renegades finish 8-10-1 on the season. Mike Daizell scored the lone goal for M-I-L.

Top seeded Belmont-Gilford is set to play (4) Kennett Wednesday evening t the Everett Arena in Concord. Game time is 7:30 pm The Bulldogs bested Kennett, 6-2. in the regular season. The winner advances to the DIII finals Saturday against Berlin or John Stark.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 March 2015 08:58

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Adult slow-pitch softball league in Moultonborough this summer

Moultonborough Recreation Department is organizing an Adult Co-Ed Slow-Pitch Softball this summer. There is an organizational meeting for team managers on Wednesday, May 20 at the Moultonborough Recreation Department at 6 p.m. to go over rules and expectations. The deadline for team registrations is May 29 by 5 p.m. For more information on the league, contact Dan Sturgeon at 476-8868.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 March 2015 08:35

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Bumpy track leads to equipment problems for ice racers

MOULTONBOROUGH — The Lakes Region Ice Racing Club got another nice weekend on Sunday for their weekly races, but a bumpy track on Lee Pond took a toll on equipment. Several broken wheels and axles were cause by the large bumps.

Young Matt Demond of Moultonborough, driving the Miracle Farms Landscaping pickup, led the way to the checkered flag in the Junior division with Trevor Greene in the runner up spot.

The 4-Cylinder RWD division was up next. Last week's winner and 2014 Champion Tim Chase of Northfield tangled with lap traffic while leading, handing the win to Fabian Smith of Meredith in the Scott Burns Landscaping S10 pickup.
In the 4-Cylinder FWD division, Derek Jeanson of Sandwich dominated the race in his new Hyundai racer. Derek put in another strong run this week and went on to take the checkers.

After breaking an axle last week, Alley Ripley of Center Ossipee, driving the bright red Varney Logging Monte Carlo, survived a battle of attrition in the V8 Stock division to take the win. Alley currently leads points in the Stock division

In the Modified division, Tuftonboro's Jake Williams grabbed the early lead and there was no catching him. Jake held on for a dominating win.

The Lakes Region Ice Racing Club races on Lee and Berry Ponds in central NH as long as the ice stays safe. A decision will be made at this week's Club meeting about the remainder of the season. At the pit meeting this week, March 28 was announced as the date for the awards banquet. Check www.LRIRC.com or their Facebook page for the latest race/ice status, information about coming events, and for race photos.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 March 2015 08:15

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Wavemakers sending one of their own to championship meet

The Lakes Region Wavemaker Swim Team recently sent 33 of their swimmers to the New England Swimming Regional Qualifying Meet at the Upper Valley Aquatics Center in White River Junction, Vt. Seven of those swimmers qualified for the Silvers Meet and one, Ela Goucher, qualified for the Age Group Championship Meet. The swim team's fall/winter program runs from mid-September until mid-March, culminating with the above championship meets and the New Hampshire Swimming Association Meet to be held March 6-8. The team will then take a month off before offering the 6th Annual Wave Clinic. The four week clinic is an opportunity for new swimmers to get a feel for what it would be like to be on the swim team and to work on stroke development. The Clinic will begin the week of April 13 Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 6:30-7:30 for swimmers 10 and under and 7:30-8:30 for swimmers 11 and older. New swimmers can come at 5:30 on the 13th for an opportunity to meet the coaches and get in the water and show off their skills. The Clinic will then run the week of April 20, vacation week off, and return for the weeks of May 4 and 11 with the above schedule. Any questions or to find out more information about the clinic please call Linda at 603-783-3394.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 March 2015 08:11

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