Women's flag football season starts June 8

Due to popular demand, the Lakes Region Flag Football League has moved its female-only version to the Summer 2015 season.
The LRFFL Women's Flag Football League is open to all women in the Lakes Region area 18 and over; age as of June 1, 2015. Register today at lrffl.com.
The season will start on Monday, June 8 at 6 p.m. with a no cost "demo day" set of games played on the Inter-Lakes High School turf field in Meredith. Flag football is a non-contact sport that is played 6-on-6 for the adults. There is no equipment required to play, as the ball carrier wears a flag belt and is considered "tackled" when flag is pulled off of belt by a defender.
Games will be played on Monday nights at the Inter-Lakes High School turf field in Meredith. Season will be ten weeks long, running from June 8 until August 10. Schedule is posted at lrffl.com.
Games are typically one hour long, with two rounds of games played each Monday night; tentative game times are 6:15 and 7:15pm.
Register as a team, with roster size of 12 players max for $350, and provide team t-shirts; pay $375 team fee and the LRFFL will provide the team t-shirts in any multitude of colors, with the LRFFL logo on the shirts.
Players without a team may register as Free Agents and league organizers will place them on a team; fee is $40 for the season. Register at lrffl.com.
For questions, want more information, or to express interest in joining this summer, contact the league at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Round-up: Boys' tennis quarterfinals features 4 local teams

The Gilford boys' tennis team rolled past Bow in the DIII quarterfinal match 9­-0. The Golden Eagles advanced to the semifinals and were scheduled to host Moultonborough yesterday, the winning team will advance to the DIII state
championship Tuesday at Derryfield School.

The sixth seeded Lakers upended the third seed Monadnock 9-­0. Inter-­Lakes hosted Prospect Mountain yesterday in the other semifinal match. The Timberwolves (7) upset Profile School (2) 7­-2 in the quarterfinal match.

Girls' tennis

The eight seed Gilford Golden Eagles were ousted from the DIII tournament Wednesday by top seeded Conant 9-0.

Prospect Mountain (6) traveled to Littleton Wednesday for a quarterfinal matchup. If the Timberwolves won they would travel to second seeded Berlin for the semifinals.

Boys' lacrosse

Laconia closed out the regular season yesterday at Trinity. The Sachems were in third place in the DIII standings and are primed for a postseason run with a 12-2 regular season record.

Gilford finished up the regular season on a three game win-streak topping Bishop Brady 12-8 Wednesday.

Girls' lacrosse 

The Sachems looked to lock up the second seed yesterday against Belmont. Laconia headed into yesterday's game with a 12-1 record.

The Golden Eagles topped Oyster River 7-4 to finish the regular season 10-4. Gilford is is tied for fourth in the DIII standings and await their first opponent in the postseason tournament.

Belmont closed out the season yesterday at Laconia. The Red Raiders were 0-13 going into yesterday's season finale.


Laconia finished the regular season with a 14-2 record. The Sachems are tied for third with Somersworth and Monadnock. Somersworth has a pair of games remaining and Hopkinton has one left to work out the playoff order. The Sachems finished the season by beating Belmont 2-1 on Tuesday.

Belmont was 10-5 heading into yesterday's season finale at White Mountains. The Red Raiders had lost their last two games going in.

Prospect Mountain slipped by Gilford 6-5 to finish the regular season with a record of 10-6. The Timberwolves are in the tenth spot with two other six loss teams.

Gilford is 9-6 heading into today's tilt with Somersworth. The Golden Eagles look to keep pace with Prospect Mountain.
Winnisquam improved to 8-7 with a 4-0 victory over Bishop Brady. The Bears look to finish the year above .500 against Franklin today.

Inter-Lakes dropped the final seven games of the season to finish the season 4-12.


Belmont was in third place in the DIII standings heading into yesterday's regular season finale against White Mountains. The Red Raiders had a record of 13-2 going in.

Prospect Mountain completed the regular season with a 3-0 win against Gilford. The Timberwolves finish the season with a 13-3 record and are waiting for the rest of the division to finish up the season.

The Bears are 8-7 heading into today's game with Franklin. Winnisquam has won three games in a row heading into today.

Gilford is 5-10 after their fourth consecutive loss. The Golden Eagles finish the regular season today at Somersworth.

Laconia closed out the regular season losing to Belmont 6-0. The Sachems dropped the last five games of the season to finish the year 5-11.

Inter-Lakes closed out the season with a 7-4 win over Newfound. The Lakers ended the season 3-13.

Correction: Tibbits took 1st place for floor event

A caption printed in the May 19 edition incorrectly reported the results of a recent state-wide gymnastics competition. Adrianna LaFlower of the Lakes Region Gymnastics Academy Bronze team came in first in bars, beam and vault and second on floor. Skye Tibbits took first place on floor for the Bronze team. The bronze team rallied second place in The State Championship on May 10, 2015.

Round-up: Trowsdale throws no-hitter for Winnisquam softball

Winnisquam softball blanked Laconia 7-0 last week behind a no-hit performance from Allie Trowsdale. The Bears improved to 7-7 after the win over Laconia and an 11-0 victory over Inter-Lakes last week. The girls host Bishop Brady Wednesday.

The Red Raiders improved to 12-2 after a 12-0 win against Somersworth. Megan Prescott tossed a complete game shutout while striking out 10 in the victory. The girls are tied for second place in the DIII standings with five other two loss teams and only two games to play in the regular season. Belmont welcomes Laconia this afternoon.

Prospect Mountain topped Farmington 11-2 last week to stay in the DIII two loss club last week. The Timberwolves host Franklin today and close out the regular season tomorrow at Gilford.

Gilford dropped a pair of games last week to Winnisquam 4-0 and Berlin 8-0. The Golden Eagles host Berlin in the second game of a home and home today. The team sits at 5-8 on the season with three games remaining.

The Sachems dropped three games this week, falling to 5-9 on the season heading into yesterday's game against Plymouth. Laconia closes out the regular season today at Belmont looking for a win and a berth into the DIII tournament.

Inter-Lakes dropped to 2-13 on the year after an 11-0 blanking by Winnisquam. The Lakers close out the '15 campaign against Newfound tomorrow.


Laconia improved to 12-2 after a 7-6 eighth inning walk-off win over Winnisquam. Nate Batchelder provided the game winning hit in the extra inning. The Sachems are in a battle for third place with Somersworth and Monadnock. The boys headed back to the diamond yesterday against Plymouth and close out the regular season today at Belmont.

Belmont fell to Somersworth 11-0 last week and fell to 10-4 on the season. The Red Raiders host Laconia today and head to White Mountains for the regular season finale.

Gilford picked up their third consecutive win this week against Newport 8-3. The 9-5 Golden Eagles host Prospect Mountain today.

Winnisquam bounced back from the extra inning loss against Laconia to defeat Inter-Lakes 9-8. The Bears ended a three game losing-streak and climbed back to .500 at 7-7. The boys host Bishop Brady tomorrow.

Prospect Mountain fell to Farmington 6-5 last week, falling to 9-5 on the season. The Timberwolves hosted Franklin yesterday and close out the regular season today at Gilford.

Inter-Lakes fell to 4-11 after the loss to Winnisquam. The Lakers close out the season against Newfound tomorrow.

Boys' tennis

The postseason begins this afternoon with the top seeded Golden Eagles hosting (8) Bow at 4 p.m.

Prospect Mountain (6) heads to (3) Monadnock and (7) Inter-Lakes travels to (2) Profile School.

Girls' tennis

The girls' quarterfinals begin tomorrow as Gilford (8) heads to top seeded Conant and Prospect Mountain travels to Sanborn or Littleton. The NHIAA has yet to release the tie breaker between Prospect Mountain and Bow who both finished 10-4 this season without playing each other.

Girls' lacrosse

Laconia can lock up the second seed in the DIII postseason with a win against Belmont in the regular season finale Thursday afternoon. The Sachems are 12-1 this season and look to advance past the semifinal appearance from last season.

Gilford is 9-4 on the season after a 10-7 over Oyster River. The Golden Eagles host Bishop Brady today to close out the regular season.

Belmont is 0-13 on the season and closes out the year against Laconia Thursday.

Boys' lacrosse

The Sachems are in the third spot in the standings with a 11-2 record. Laconia traveled to Campbell yesterday and will close out the regular season with a game against Plymouth today and at Trinity tomorrow.

Gilford (3-9) traveled to Manchester West yesterday and finishes the year today against Bishop Brady.