DerryNews.com, Derry, New Hampshire

July 19, 2012

SPORTS BRIEFS


Best Buddies NH hosts tennis tourney

DERRY — The Best Buddies NH Tennis Challenge will be held July 26-29 at the Pinkerton Academy tennis courts in Derry.

Main events in the tournament are: Men's Singles and Doubles, Women's Doubles, Mixed Doubles and Junior 15 and under Coed Singles. These events are open to all ages and ability levels.

There also will be a barbecue, food/drink booth, raffles, tennis vendors and information about the Best Buddies NH programs. All proceeds from the event benefit Best Buddies NH.

Visit bestbuddiesnhtennis.com, a website designed by recent Londonderry High graduate Jared Schwalbe.

LHS plans athletic forms nights Aug. 1-2

Londonderry athletic director Howard Sobolov has announced that the Londonderry High School and Londonderry Middle School Athletic Forms Collection Nights for all fall sports will be Wednesday, Aug. 1, and Thursday, Aug. 2, between 5 and 6 p.m. in the LHS gym lobby.

Students can pick up the forms in the LHS athletic office between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. or download them from the LMS or LHS athletic pages.

If anyone has any questions, call the athletic office at 432-6941, Ext. 2306.

Learn how to cook what you kill, catch

CONCORD — Registration is now open for the Barry Camp Wild Game Culinary Adventure, a weekend of seminars on wild game preparation and cooking at Barry Conservation Camp in Milan, Sept. 28-30.

The cost is $100, which includes meals, instruction and rustic lodging. All proceeds will benefit the Barry Camp Fund. Applications are available at huntnh.com/barrycamp/game_weekend.html or call 271-3211.

You must be 18 or older to attend. Register early; this event is limited to 30 participants.

This weekend is just the ticket for hunters who wonder, "I pulled the trigger, now what do I do?" Participants will learn about dressing, dragging and hanging wild game.

They will get an introduction to basic meat cutting and learn about cooking wild game, planning a wild game menu (pairing wild foods), preparing wild game for cooking and smoking meat.

Check out the Fish Pass Open House

GREENLAND — Join in the fun at the Winnicut River Restoration and Fish Pass Open House on Saturday, July 21.

This family-friendly event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department public access site near the site of the former Winnicut Dam in Greenland. The event will be held next to the Winnicut River, using the gravel driveway on the north side of Route 33 (next to the Country View Restaurant). Admission is free.

Site tours of the restoration site and the new fish pass, and hands-on activities will go on throughout the event.

Kids can climb onto a N.H. Fish and Game hatchery stocking truck to see live trout and try the children's activity offered by the Winnicut River Watershed Coalition.

There will be a native plant ID contest, items for sale, and loads of updates on the work groups have been doing within the Winnicut River watershed.

For more information on the Winnicut River Restoration and Fish Pass Open House, visit winnicutcoalition.org.