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March 13, 2014

SPORTS BRIEFS

Support the Jimmy Fund April 4

Register for the ninth annual Rally Against Cancer, contribute $5 to the Jimmy Fund and wear Red Sox gear to work or school on Friday, April 4, for the home opener at Fenway Park.

The top fundraising workplace and school (K-12, college or university) are each eligible for a player visit and other prizes, if located within a two-hour travel distance from Boston.

For more information, visit RallyAgainstCancer.org or call (617) 632-5420. Rally Against Cancer is presented by Fan Band.

Free fly fishing class offered at library

SALEM — The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Let’s Go Fishing Program, in partnership with Trout Unlimited, is offering several Introduction to Fly Fishing classes that are open to the public. Classes are free unless otherwise noted.

Classes are open to anyone, however, those age 16 and under are encouraged to be accompanied by an adult. Be sure to register early to reserve your space; class size is limited.

There will be a class at Kelley Library on March 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Register through the library at salem.lib.nh.us.

Derry runner scores at college level

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — The North Central College men’s track and field team won its 14th consecutive College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin title on March 1 at the Shirk Center in Bloomington.

Junior Kevin McMahon out of Derry placed fifth in the 3,000-meter run (8:36.32).

More than 30 percent of North Central’s points came from two events, as the Cardinals swept the maximum top five spots in both the 3,000- and 5,000-meter runs for the first time.

Turkey count ends this month

CONCORD — The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department reminds wildlife watchers to report sightings of winter wild turkey flocks at the department’s online survey at wildnh.com/turkeysurvey.

Turkeys often gather in large, highly visible flocks during the winter. Report any turkeys observed through March 31. Do not report multiple sightings of the same flock.

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