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January 9, 2014

SPORTS BRIEFS


Derry News

---- — Athletes of the Week

Pinkerton Academy

Brittany Capozzi

Junior

Gymnastics

Brittany Capozzi came into the meet on Dec. 22 earning career bests in the vault and beam, taking first in both events. She also came in second on the floor and bars.

She scored a personal best in the all-around with 35.95, capturing the first all-around win of her career.

Sean Hall

Senior

Ice hockey

In the opening round of the ice hockey Christmas tournament against St. Dominic’s from Auburn, Maine, Sean Hall lead the Astros to victory with 25 saves.

In the last round of the tournament, Sean was able to rack up 13 more saves against Biddeford.

Sign up for classes and get fit

DERRY — It’s not too late to start the new year off on the path to better health.

Derry Parks & Recreation officials said there is still room in many of the winter fitness programs.

Those programs include adult yoga, Piloxing, Zengevity, men’s 30-plus basketball and judo.

For more information, call 432-6136 or visit derry-nh.org.

Want to ref soccer? Sign up

DERRY — There will be a course for new,m entry-level soccer referees on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

It will be held at the Marion Gerrish Community Center, 39 W. Broadway.

The minimum age is 12 and no prior referee experience is needed.

Preregistration and payment should be done online at ussoccer.info.

The total cost is $95, USSF 2014 referee registration of $45 and a course fee of $50.

Preregistration closes at 6 p.m. on Jan. 29.

More information can be found at nhreferee.net; click on New Referee Training.

There is no onfield training; this is an academic setting class. Bring snacks, beverage, lunch, and pen or pencil and paper.

Call Jack at 560-2395 with any questions.

Hunting and Fishing Expo is Jan. 11-12

CONCORD — Outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to stop by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department booth at the Rockingham Hunting and Fishing Expo Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 11 and 12, at Rockingham Park in Salem. Visit rockinghamexpo.com.

Stop by the New Hampshire Fish and Game booth to buy your 2014 New Hampshire hunting and fishing licenses and the 2014 New Hampshire Fish and Wildlife calendar. You can also pick up maps and the new 2014 NH freshwater and saltwater fishing digests.

The expo features many local and national outdoor products and services, as well as hunting and fishing seminars. Young outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy trying their luck at the trout pond or hitting the bull’s eye at the archery range.

Half the proceeds from the kids’ attractions at the Rockingham Expo will be donated to Barry Conservation Camp, the overnight summer camp for youth operated by Fish and Game in partnership with 4-H through UNH Cooperative Extension. Barry Camp programs focus on the shooting sports, hunting, fishing and other outdoor skills. The 2014 summer brochures for Barry Camp will be available at the Fish and Game booth.