, Derry, New Hampshire

May 2, 2013


Derry News

---- — Kids, hook a big one in Derry

The Derry Lions Club hosts its annual fishing derby on May 4 from 8 a.m. to noon at Hood Pond.

Youngsters ages 3 to 15 years old are invited to participate. Awards and trophies are given for various categories. Participation ribbons will be given to the first 100 participants.

Try out soon for Post 9 Legion team

DERRY — The Lester W. Chase Post 9 Legion baseball teams will be holding tryouts on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pinkerton Academy junior varsity baseball field for the Senior and Junior teams.

Legion baseball presents the opportunity to play against the best baseball players and teams across the state. The 2013 season will begin in early June and end in July with playoffs. Players born after Jan. 1, 1994, are eligible for the Senior team and those born after Jan. 1, 1996, are eligible for the Junior team.

Contact Dylan Mullin at for any questions regarding the Senior team and Jim DeBonis at or Kyle Lippert at for any questions regarding the Junior team.

Calling all young Londonderry anglers

Londonderry Fish and Game hosts its 30th annual youth fishing derby on May 5 from 8 a.m. to noon at the club. The free event is held rain or shine. It is for children ages 14 and under accompanied by adults.

Registration begins at 8 a.m., with fishing action beginning at 9 a.m. Prizes will be awarded.

Bring worms and tackle. Access to the Fish and Game Club is off 5 Lund St. in Litchfield. Visit for information and directions.

‘Couch to 5K’ could be just the program

DERRY — The Greater Derry Track Club hosts a “Couch to 5K” program for anyone wanting to train to run a 5K (3.1-mile) race.

The program begins May 7 and is held Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. through July 4. Participants will meet at the Windham Rail Trail, 6 Depot Road, Windham.

The program is free and participants will train to take part in the Run for Freedom 5K on July 4. Registration materials are available online at

Contact John McGarry for additional information at

Greater Derry Baseball has tryouts May 19

DERRY — The Greater Derry Baseball Association will be holding tryouts for the 13U, 14U, and Senior (15 through 17) teams on Sunday, May 19, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Pinkerton Academy junior varsity baseball field.

The 2013 season will begin in June and end in July and will play against similar teams throughout New Hampshire. Player ages are based on their birthdays after Jan. 1 for the 13 and under, 14 and under, and 15- through 17-year-old teams.

Contact Kyle Lippert at for any questions.

Sign up for Rock Solid Wrestling Camp

DERRY — Derry’s Wrestling Rebels will host the Rock Solid Wrestling Camp at Barka Elementary School July 22-24.

The camp will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day and costs $165. The camp is open to grades 1 through 12.

Rock Bonomo is the former head coach at Lock Haven University, a two-time All American, and is recognized as one of the best youth clinicians in the country. He will be assisted by several of his former wrestlers who have wrestled in the NCAA Division I tournament and are currently coaching various high school programs throughout the country.

Camp registration forms are available at the Greater Derry Boys’ and Girls’ Club or may be downloaded at

For further information, contact Anne Cherniack at 432-9933.