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April 10, 2014

SPORTS BRIEFS

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The program follows a set schedule with games occurring twice weekly. Weather permitting, the season will begin the first week in May. Children ages 4 to 7 are invited to participate in this program.

Call the Derry Parks & Recreation Department at 432-6136.

The fees are the same for Grasshopper Baseball, a fun, instructional program introducing the fundamentals of the sport of baseball in a non-competitive atmosphere.

The program follows a set schedule with games occurring twice weekly beginning in July.

Children who participate in any competitive baseball league are not eligible for this program. A birth certificate is required upon registering all 5-year-old participants. For more information, call 432-6136.

Local athletes earn awards at Keene

KEENE — The Little East Conference office announced its 2013-2014 Winter All-Academic Teams.

The conference honored student-athletes in its five winter championship sponsored sports: men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s indoor track and field, and women’s swimming and diving. To earn a spot on the squad, a student-athlete must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.3 or higher through the 2013 fall semester and be at least a sophomore academically and athletically.

Among the students honored were Cara Colotti of Londonderry, majoring in education, and Samantha Goldsmith of Derry, majoring in elementary education.

Astro tennis team faces rebuilding year

DERRY — Pinkerton named its varsity boys tennis team.

Thirty athletes tried put and 12 made the team, coach Brian Hashem said.

There are four returning starters: senior Sean Hall, senior Connor Marston, senior Joshua Moser and junior Jack Bisson.

Other returning varsity players include senior Arlo Wetherbee and junior Tyler Busby.

Promising newcomers include sophomore William McCarthy, sophomore Kayke Alvers, junior Louis St. Onge, junior Jacob macro, freshman Tate Pinyochon and freshman Wyatt Hoppa.

“After losing our four top players, we are looking to gain experience and work hard to improve our play,” Hashem said.

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