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May 16, 2013

SPORTS BRIEFS

Astros announce new ice hockey coach

DERRY — Pinkerton Academy announced Joe Lee will be the new varsity ice hockey coach. He takes over for Casey Kesselring, who left for New Hampton Prep.

Lee has been the assistant coach for the past six years. He is also the varsity golf coach and teaches social studies at Pinkerton.

New Hampshire offers free fishing June 1

CONCORD — Saturday, June 1, is Free Fishing Day in New Hampshire. You don’t need a license to fish that day. State residents and nonresidents alike can fish any of New Hampshire’s inland waters – and saltwater, too.

Though you don’t need a license, season dates, bag limits and all other fishing regulations must be followed on Free Fishing Day. Anglers fishing for brood stock Atlantic salmon in the Merrimack and lower Pemigewasset rivers must have a fishing license along with a special Atlantic Salmon broodstock permit.

Also on Saturday, June 1, New Hampshire’s six state fish hatcheries will be open to visitors from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop in and see where the state raises more than a million trout each year that are stocked into New Hampshire’s rivers, lakes and ponds. Hatcheries are located at Berlin, Milford, New Hampton, New Durham (Powder Mill), Twin Mountain and Warren. Find directions at fishnh.com/Inside_FandG/hatcheries_visitor_centers.htm.

Try out Saturday for Post 9 Legion team

DERRY — The Lester W. Chase Post 9 Legion baseball teams will be holding tryouts on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pinkerton Academy junior varsity baseball field for the Senior and Junior teams.

Legion baseball presents the opportunity to play against the best baseball players and teams across the state. The 2013 season will begin in early June and end in July with playoffs. Players born after Jan. 1, 1994, are eligible for the Senior team and those born after Jan. 1, 1996, are eligible for the Junior team.

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