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May 16, 2013

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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.

Contact Dylan Mullin at dylanmullin@hotmail.com for any questions regarding the Senior team and Jim DeBonis at jim.debonis@comcast.net or Kyle Lippert at kyle.lippert@comcast.net for any questions regarding the Junior team.

Greater Derry Baseball has tryouts, too

DERRY — The Greater Derry Baseball Association will be holding tryouts for the 13U, 14U, and Senior (15 through 17) teams on Sunday, May 19, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Pinkerton Academy junior varsity baseball field.

The 2013 season will begin in June and end in July and will play against similar teams throughout New Hampshire. Player ages are based on their birthdays after Jan. 1 for the 13 and under, 14 and under, and 15- through 17-year-old teams.

Contact Kyle Lippert at kyle.lippert@comcast.net for any questions.

Rock Solid Wrestling Camp is in July

DERRY — Derry’s Wrestling Rebels will host the Rock Solid Wrestling Camp at Barka Elementary School July 22-24.

The camp will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day and costs $165. The camp is open to grades 1 through 12.

Rock Bonomo is the former head coach at Lock Haven University, a two-time All American, and is recognized as one of the best youth clinicians in the country. He will be assisted by several of his former wrestlers who have wrestled in the NCAA Division I tournament and are currently coaching various high school programs throughout the country.

Camp registration forms are available at the Greater Derry Boys’ and Girls’ Club or may be downloaded at wrestlingrebels.com.

For further information, contact Anne Cherniack at 432-9933.