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May 30, 2013

SPORTS BRIEFS


Derry News

---- — Register now for summer youth golf

LONDONDERRY — The Londonderry Youth Golf Program begins June 23 for the competitive program and June 25 for the instructional program.

This recreational program is designed to accommodate both beginning and experienced golfers ages 7 to 18.

The instructional program (ages 7 to 13) meets Tuesday evenings for seven weeks and costs $65. The competitive program (ages 12 to 18) meets on Sunday and Tuesday evenings for eight weeks and costs $185.

Both the instructional and competitive programs are held at The Windham Country Club.

For more information and/or to register, visit londonderryyouthgolf.com or contact program coordinator Chris Powers at 432-4633 or LYGPNH@gmail.com.

Tryouts scheduled for SZ United teams

DERRY — Tryouts for SZ United, the premier football club will be held the week of June 10 at Pinkerton’s soccer fields.

Players are required to attend one of the tryout sessions, but may attend both. All players will be notified by email or phone by June 28 of team placement.

The tryout fee is $10 and includes an SZ United shirt Register up to 30 minutes prior to tryout.

Call Matt Lewis at 231-1613, Patrick Mulcahy at (315) 415-3834 or Manny Kouhaiz at (860) 940-1337.

Best Buddies Tennis Challenge starts soon

The Best Buddies NH Tennis Challenge 2013 will be held on June 7-9 at the County Road Courts in Bedford.

The event is co-sponsored by Granite State Kids and all proceeds will benefit Best Buddies, an organization that will provides individuals with developmental disabilities one-to-one friendship, integrated employment and leadership development.

The event will be a Round Robin format with raffles, food and an Adaptive Tennis Social. Divisions will include Junior, Parent/Child, Men’s and Women’s Doubles, Mixed and Singles.

For information or to register, contact Andy Gould at gouldilox@comcast.net.

Try your luck on Free Fishing Day

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.

Middlebrooks, Nava head to Derry June 17

DERRY — Red Sox rising stars Daniel Nava and Will Middlebrooks will sign autographs at La Carreta Mexican Restaurant, 35 Manchester Road, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on June 17.

Prices range from $20 to $79.

Visit Newenglandpicture.com or call 818-2007 for details.

Women, take this free self-defense seminar

DERRY — A free self-defense workshop for women will be held June 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. at ATA Martial Arts in Derry, Sportszone, second floor.

All women, friends and mothers are invited to attend, as long as they are 8 or older.

The event is free, but call to register at 472-4022. Wear comfortable clothing. There will be a question-and-answer time following the seminar. Visit derryata.com.