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January 16, 2014

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---- — LHS basketball joins Hoops for Hunger

LONDONDERRY — Londonderry High School athletic director Howard Sobolov has announced that Londonderry High School, in conjunction with the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association, WMUR and the N.H. Food Bank will participate in the annual Hoops for Hunger program.

During the two basketball games on Friday, Jan. 17, and Friday, Jan. 24, we will be collecting nonperishable food items to the St. Jude Food Pantry. In addition, all gate receipts from those games will be donated to the food pantry as well.

Items that are especially needed are peanut butter, jelly, tuna fish, soups, pasta, sauce, and canned fruits and vegetables. Do not donate items in glass containers.

Youngsville seeks AAU baseball players

Youngsville Granite Heat AAU baseball is looking for baseball players ages U13, U14 and U15 to try out. Playersmust have been born after May 1, 1998. Winter workouts begin Jan. 24.

Interested players or parents of players ages 12 to 15 who would like to try out for the program, should call or email Coach Tom at 627-4820 or (617) 251-4076 or info@youngsvillebaseball.org.

They will have a table at the Youngsville general signups on Jan. 23, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Weston School in Manchester.

Youngsville is an established elite baseball community for more than 50 years, supporting programs for ages 4 to 15. Baseball programs include T-ball, Rookie, Minors, Major 70 and now a 90-foot AAU program.

Visit youngsvillebaseball.org.

Lax players, learn from UNH women

DURHAM — The University of New Hampshire women’s lacrosse team will hold the Wildcat Lacrosse High School Clinic on Saturday, March 15, at UNH’s Bremner Field.

The clinic, which is open to girls in grades 9-12, runs from 9 a.m. to noon, and costs $75. Participants will learn elite skills from UNH head coach Sarah Albrecht, assistant coach Eileen Finn and student-athletes on the UNH lacrosse team.

Registration for the clinic is online at events.unh.edu, under the UNH Durham subsection and event name 2014 Women’s Lacrosse High School Spring Clinic- Saturday, March, 15, 2014. For more information, contact UNH assistant coach Jesse O’Donnell at jesse.odonnell@unh.edu or 862-4731.

Sullivan Tire offers Bruins Dream Day

Sullivan Tire is giving away the ultimate Boston Bruins experience this winter!.

The auto service company has teamed up with NESN to launch the Sullivan Tire Bruins Dream Day Sweepstakes. One lwinner will receive two NESN luxury suite tickets to see the Bruins vs. Capitals game at the TD Garden on March 6, a chance to hang out with NESN’s Bruins broadcast team, and a private meet-and-greet with Bruins forward Gregory Campbell after the game.

Fans can enter to win at nesn.com/sullivantire between now and Feb. 2, 2014. There is no cost or purchase necessary to enter.

“Sullivan Tire is a longtime partner and supporter of the Bruins, so this seemed like a terrific way to celebrate that partnership and reward a loyal Boston fan,” said Mark Gillard of Sullivan Tire.

The sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of New England, who are 18 years as of Jan. 6. The winner will be chosen through a random drawing on Feb. 4 and will be notified by mail.

Save the datefor WILD Day

CONCORD — Saturday, April 19, is the 25th annual Discover WILD New Hampshire Day, an Earth Day celebration that makes a great spring outing for the whole family. Admission is free. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the grounds of the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department at 11 Hazen Drive in Concord are transformed into an outdoor festival.

See live animals, big fish and trained falcons. Try your hand at archery, casting, fly-tying and BB gun shooting. There will be plenty of hands-on crafts for the younger kids, too. Explore new trends in recycling, environmental protection and energy-efficient hybrid vehicles. Visit wildnh.com.