, Derry, New Hampshire

August 1, 2013


Derry News

---- — Hood athletes, sign up for conditioning

DERRY — Gilbert H. Hood Middle School will begin its Fall Conditioning Camp for all student-athletes wishing to participate on a team in the fall.

The camp begins Wednesday, Aug. 21, and continues through Friday, Aug. 23, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Buckley Field (directly behind Gilbert H. Hood).

All student-athletes must have a physical on file with the school nurse to participate and bring the proper equipment needed to participate.

Tryout dates will be Tuesday, Aug. 27, through Friday, Aug. 30. More information will be passed out during conditioning camp and on the school athletic website.

If you have further questions, email athletic director Rich Salcito at

Order a moose hunt T-shirt today

CONCORD — Celebrate the Granite State’s hunting Adventure of a Lifetime — the New Hampshire moose hunt — by getting a limited-edition 2013 New Hampshire moose hunt shirt today. You don’t have to have won a permit to enjoy “wearing the colors.” Order online at

There’s lots of variety in this year’s exclusive offering. Go for short sleeve T-shirt ($15), long sleeve T-shirt ($18), or crew-neck sweatshirt ($24). Add $2 for sizes 2X and 3X. Shirts come in grey or forest green, with the logo in color or black.

“This is my favorite moose hunt shirt logo to date,” said Mark Beauchesne, N.H. Fish and Game Department advertising and promotions coordinator.

The logo was designed by Fish and Game graphic designer Victor Young, a noted wildlife artist.

All proceeds from the moose hunt shirt sales benefit the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department.

Fish and Game works in partnership with the public to conserve and protect the state’s fish, wildlife and marine resources and their habitats.

Sports physicals support local school

Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics, with an office in Plaistow, is hosting its 15th Annual Sports Physical Clinics.

They are all from 5 to 7 p.m. and no appointments are necessary. The clinics are free of charge, but a $5 donation is requested.

All proceeds are returned to the athletic programs of each student’s school. Over the past 15 years, they have raised more than $15,000 for local schools.

A clinic will be held Wednesday, Aug. 7, at 13 Plaistow Road in Plaistow.

Reserve a spot and learn how to fish

CONCORD — Calling all want-to-be anglers. The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s “Let’s Go Fishing” Program, the Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge, and the New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation are teaming up to give you the opportunity to find out all you need to know about a recreational activity that everyone in the family can enjoy.

This one-day introduction to fishing program will be held on Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Umbagog Lake Campground, Route 26 in Cambridge.

The class is open to anyone, however, those 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Reserve your spot by contacting the Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge, at 482-3415, Ext. 115.

The class is free, and registration is first-come, first-served. Space is limited so call now to reserve your spot. All equipment and materials will be provided. You do not need to have a fishing license to participate.

The morning will be spent at the campground, learning about equipment, safety, knot tying, fish identification, basic ecology and casting techniques. The afternoon will be on boats putting new skills to the test.

Find out more at The program is federally funded through the Sport Fish Restoration Program.