, Derry, New Hampshire

July 11, 2013


Derry News

---- — Free golf clinic for girls at Londonderry CC

LONDONDERRY — Londonderry Country Club will offer a free golf clinic for daughters ages 8 to 16 on Thursday, July 11, from 1 to 2 p.m.

It’s “Take your daughter to the course week.” The clinic will offer a great opportunity for parents to introduce their daughters to the game of golf.

In addition to the clinic, Londonderry Country Club will offer free golf to daughters ages 8 to 16 through Sunday, July 14, when accompanied by a paying parent. These promotions are part of the national “Take your daughter to the course week,” which is sponsored by the National Golf Course Owners Association.

Golf is a healthy individual sport that can be enjoyed by girls throughout their lifetime. This is a great opportunity to introduce your daughter to the game of golf, or to continue to encourage an already interested player.

Londonderry Country Club is an 18-hole executive golf course with a course layout designed to accommodate every golfer’s skill level. It is located in North Londonderry, 1 1/2 miles from Route 128.

For further information, call the Pro Shop at 432-9789 or visit

Basketball players score at camp

DERRY — The Lady Astro Basketball Camp had a very successful week.

Campers from Derry, Hampstead, Chester, Londonderry, Goffstown and Manchester participated in all different basketball activities.

In the individual competitions the results were as follows.

In the one-on-one competitions, Emma Mesquita of Derry won in the high school division, Katie Sullivan of Londonderry won for the college division and Chloe Pacocha of Chester won in the pro division.

In the Knock Out competitions, Emma Mesquita of Derry won in the high school division, Charlotte Sullivan of Londonderry won in the college division and Briana Chabot of Derry won in the pro division.

In the foul shooting competition, Emma Mesquita of Derry won in the high school division, Faith Veilleux won in the college division and Jennah Berman won in the Pro Division.

The second week of camp is July 8-12 at Pinkerton Academy.

Two young baseball players needed

Youngsville 8-year-old Granite Heat team has two openings. They are looking for two 8-year-old or younger players to play in two tournaments in July, as well as some practices and scrimmages.

There is no cost; a uniform shirt and hat are included.

Call Garde Burgess at 892-0177 or email

He’ll skate like an Eagle

Recent Pinkerton Academy graduate Zach Sanford will head to Boston College and skate with the Eagles in the fall.

The Washington Capitals chose the 2012 Eagle-Tribune Hockey MVP in the second round of the NHL Draft.

An all-state volleyballer for the Astros this spring, Sanford spent the winter on the ice playing for the Islanders of the Eastern Junior Hockey League.

A 6-foot-3 left wing, Sanford scored 12 goals.

Antlerless deer permits are now available

CONCORD — Hunters who want the chance to take additional antlerless deer in Wildlife Management Unit M in southeastern New Hampshire during the fall hunting seasons can now buy a special permit from the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department.

This year, a total of up to 4,000 hunters will be allowed to purchase Special Antlerless Deer Permits for Unit M. At the time of purchase, hunters may opt for a permit with one deer tag ($13) or two deer tags ($26).

Interested hunters can purchase permits: online at; over the counter at Fish and Game headquarters in Concord; print a mail-in application from the Fish and Game website at; or call 271-3422 to request a permit application by mail.

Unit M permits are issued on a first-come, first-served basis and cost $13 for a permit with one tag; or $26 for a permit with two tags. Applicants also must hold a current New Hampshire hunting or archery license.