DerryNews.com, Derry, New Hampshire

February 7, 2013

SPORTS BRIEFS


Derry News

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at Rensselaer

Derry native and Rensselaer sophomore guard Michelle Reid is a member of the RPI women’s basketball team.

Playing in 15 of the team’s 17 games, Reid is averaging 3.5 points and 2.2 rebounds per game.

A former standout at Pinkerton Academy, she is also averaging 0.9 assists per game and has 16 steals.

The Engineers played against William Smith College and Rochester this past weekend.

Free self-defense seminar offered

LONDONDERRY — Learn how to ward off attacks, escape from holds and avoid danger at a free Self-Defense Seminar Thursday, Feb. 21 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Koryukan Martial Arts.

Are you prepared to defend yourself if physically attacked? Learn how in a comfortable, relaxed setting with professionally trained instructors.

The session is for those 18 and older. No prior experience is necessary.

Wear loose-fitting clothes.

Koryukan Martial Arts represents a new generation of classical based martial arts, connecting the past with the future. The family-oriented dojo fosters self-expression through martial arts.

For more information, call Sensei Ken or Mandy at 552-0589. Visit koryukan.us.

Spring’s coming;

sign up for baseball

The Granite State Baseball League is currently looking for players and teams to compete in the 2013 season.

The GSBL was established in 1992 and is the premier amateur adult baseball league in New Hampshire.

Teams play 18 regular season games on Sundays starting in April, playoffs begin in August and the league hosts an annual All-Star Game.

There are currently 22 teams that compete in 21+/28+/38+ Divisions. For more information, visit gsbl.net or email GSBLbaseball@yahoo.com.

Bruins legends to

sign autographs

Meet Bruins’ legends Cam Neely and Ray Bourque in an autograph session next month.

Neely and Bourque will be at The Page Restaurant and Bar in Portsmouth Wednesday, March 6, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Prices range from $29 to $109, depending on the item and the autograph length.

Visit Newenglandpicture.com for details.

Sno-Derby for

Scouting is Feb. 16

MANCHESTER — The Daniel Webster Council, Boy Scouts of America will be holding the inaugural “Sno-Derby for Scouting” on Saturday, Feb. 16, at Hidden Valley Scout Camp in Gilmanton Iron Works.

The event is open to the public and will feature fun for the whole family, including a snowmobile radar run and an ice fishing tournament on Lake Eileen, as well as opportunities to explore the 3,400-acre Griswold Scout Reservation.

The snowmobile radar run will offer multiple classes and participants may enter for $20, which includes three runs and a banquet meal. The ice fishing tournament costs $10 for youth (under 16 years of age) and $15 for adults, and also includes a banquet meal. There is no charge for spectators.

A “Scouting Fun Run” will be offered for participants to explore the camp by snowmobile, snowshoes, cross-country skis or on foot. Stations will be set up around the camp with fun activities, most free of charge. Zip-line and shotgun stations will be available for a small fee for participants 12 years of age or older.

Non-cash prizes will be awarded to top finishers in the radar run and ice fishing tournament, like a snowmobile helmet, outdoor apparel and gift cards. The top angler of the day will receive a power ice auger. Food will be available to purchase and there will be a closing awards banquet at the end of the event.