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U10 lacrosse Sachems pick up a pair of wins

It was a good weekend for the Laconia Youth Lacrosse U11 Boys team as they grabbed a couple of wins. On Saturday the team faced cross-town rivals, Lakes Region, in an out of league scrimmage, and came away with a hard fought 7-4 victory. Leading the offensive charge for the young Sachems was attack Cole Roy with 4 goals and 2 assists. Evan "Papi" Carignan added a score while Gabe Brown and Cody Newman both recorded their first goals of the season. Defensively, Edgar Conroy and Jacob Mello were solid in front of Goalie Noah Potter, who turned aside 12 shots.
On Sunday Laconia played host to the always dangerous team from Bedford. Riding the momentum of Saturday's win, Roy netted another 4 goals, as did Carignan. Center middie Zach Whitney found the back of the net twice. Ty Barlett got his third goal of the season. Two of Laconia's defensemen moved to middie and were able to score, as Zach Kitchen and Keith Corriveau notched their first goals of the year. The defense played a stifling man to man defense and shut down the Bedford attack. Mello, Corriveau, and Conroy put up a wall in front of Potter, who continued to improve in net turning back 16 shots. The Sachems handed Bedford a 13-2 loss while continuing to show great strides as a team.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 April 2015 07:08

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Seager sets turnover record for Husson lacrosse

James Seager, of Gilford, a senior Long Stick Midfielder broke Husson University's men's lacrosse single-season caused turnover record in a recent game against Daniel Webster with three caused turnovers to bring his season total to 41. The old record was 39.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 April 2015 07:07

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GIlford middle schooler competes in Canadian-American Ski Championships

Gilford Middle School 7th grader Zoe Zimmermann finished off a strong 2014/2015 alpine ski racing season by taking first place in the Giant Slalom at the U-14 Eastern Alpine Championships held March 13-16, 2015 at Stowe, Vermont. This event features the top 80 twelve and thirteen year old ski racers in the Eastern United States. Zoe won by a large margin of over 3 seconds. In the Slalom event, Zoe's strongest discipline throughout the season, she "messed up", as she describes it, toward the bottom of both her first and second runs, finishing only one of them. However, her GS result qualified her in first position for the final event of the U14 Alpine season, the Canadian-American (Can-Am) Championships which was held in Mont Tremblant, Quebec March 26- 29, 2015. Only the best 70 U14 age female athletes from the U.S. and Canada qualify for the Can-Am. At Tremblant Zoe finished 6th in the Giant Slalom, one of only two U.S. racers to make the top ten in the GS. After a solid 5th place in the first run of the Slalom event – and the best U.S. finish - Zoe got late going into the final hairpin on the second run and fell before getting back up and finishing the run. She ended up 15th overall in the Slalom which was the fourth best overall Slalom finish for the U.S.

Athletes qualify for the Eastern Championships from their Region/State Championship Event with quotas determined by the United States Ski and Snowboard Association, (USSA). 17 N.H. female athletes qualified for the Eastern Championships from the NH State Championships held March 6-8, 2015 at Attitash Mountain with Zoe taking the top seed.

Zoe spends 5 months over the winter at Waterville Valley Academy where she is able to mix daily ski training and school. She was on snow over 100 days in 2014/2015.



Last Updated on Thursday, 23 April 2015 07:05

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Round-up: Laconia lacrosse rallies to win against Plymouth

Laconia boys' lacrosse rebounded from its first loss of the season with an 8-7 victory over DII Plymouth Tuesday. Brenden Mooney scored the game-winning goal with 10 seconds remaining in the contest. Mooney's goal was the fourth straight goal scored by Laconia, completing a comeback that began with a 7-4 deficit. The Sachems (2-1) hosted Campbell yesterday.

Gilford fell to 1-3 after a 14-7 loss to Trinity Wednesday. The Golden Eagles travel to Coe-Brown tomorrow.

Girls' lacrosse

The Sachems dropped their first game of the season to defending DIII champions Derryfield, 6-5, Wednesday. Laconia (3-1) faces Kearsarge today before a week off for school vacation.

Gilford (2-2) has dropped two in a row after winning the first two games of the season. The Golden Eagles welcomed Hopkinton yesterday before the school break.

Belmont hosted Plymouth yesterday in the second test of the season for the Red Raiders (0-1).

Girls' tennis

Prospect Mountains fell to 2-3 after a 6-1 loss at White Mountains Wednesday. The team is off until May 4 when it travels to Moultonborough.

Inter-Lakes fell to Berlin, 5-4, Wednesday afternoon. The Lakers (2-3) host Gilford on May 4.

Gilford improved to 3-2 with a 6-3 win over Prospect Mountain Tuesday afternoon. The Golden Eagles traveled to Berlin yesterday before the school break.

Boys' tennis

Gilford topped Prospect Mountain 5-4 Monday afternoon. The unbeaten Golden Eagles (5-0) hosted Berlin yesterday before a week off.

Inter-Lakes (3-2) has three in a row after dropping the first two of the season. The 6-1 win over Berlin pushed the Lakers over .500 on the season. Inter-Lakes hosted Moultonborough yesterday.

Prospect Mountain picked up the team's fourth win of the season. The Timberwolves are off until May 4 when they host Moultonborough.


Belmont slipped past Winnisquam, 6-2, Monday afternoon. The Red Raiders (2-1) head to Farmington today and Franklin Monday before the break.

Winnisquam dropped its third in a row Wednesday, 6-2, to Bishop Brady. The Bears (0-3) welcome Monadnock Monday.

Prospect Mountain (1-0) has had trouble with the weather to begin the year. The Timberwolves hosted Gilford yesterday in the second test of the season. The Prospect Mountain girls host Berlin tomorrow and Raymond on Monday.

Laconia topped Inter-Lakes, 7-1, Tuesday in the team's second win in as many days. The Sachems (2-1) travel to Somersworth today before the break.

Inter-Lakes fell to 0-2 after the Laconia loss. The Lakers look for their first win today at Berlin.

Gilford (0-2) fell to Newport 5-4 last week. The rain has kept the Golden Eagles off the field this week. The girls visited Prospect Mountain yesterday with hopes of getting a game in.


Laconia improved to 3-0 after a 9-0 victory against Inter-Lakes. The Sachems face Somersworth today in an attempt to stay unbeaten.

Inter-Lakes dropped to 1-1 after the Laconia loss. The Lakers travel to Berlin today before the break.

Gilford (1-0) hosted Prospect Mountain yesterday. The Golden Eagles have been rained out this week and are now off until May 4.

Belmont (1-1) had a pair of games postponed earlier this week. The Red Raiders head to Farmington today and Franklin Monday before the week long break.

Prospect Mountain fell to 1-1 with a 7-1 loss to Somersworth. The Timberwolves hosted Gilford yesterday and welcome Berlin tomorrow.

Winnisquam fell to Bishop Brady, 15-14 Tuesday. The Bears host Monadnock Monday before the school vacation.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 April 2015 07:00

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