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Wavemakers hit the pool, first meet is Oct. 26

The Lakes Region Wavemakers Swim Team has begun their 33rd season. The team is made up of swimmers ages 5-18. The team has begun practice at the Laconia Athletic and Swim Club, with the first meet scheduled for October 26 against Portsmouth Swim Team. Swimmers will work hard over the first few months focusing on technique and building up their endurance. As the season progresses the coaches will continue to fine tune the swimmers and use drills to help them kick harder, turn faster, pull with more force. With the goal of achieving a best time. For more information please refer to the website www.lakesregionwavemakers.com.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 October 2014 07:48

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Laconia Little League elections are on Oct. 20

Laconia Little League will be holding its annual League Elections on Monday, October 20 at 6 p.m. in the Laconia Room at Colby Field. All members of the public are welcome to attend and new members are encouraged to join the active board.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 October 2014 07:45

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Inter-Lakes volleyball earns win #7

The Inter-Lakes High School varsity volleyball team improved to 7-4 on Friday with a strong win on the road at Raymond (25-14, 25-13, 25-13). Leading the way for the Lakers was sophomore middle hitter Amanda Kurowski, who knocked down nine kills while serving 100 percent for 11 points. Terri Folsom added nine service points and four kills. Also contributing were Jordan Durand (eight points, four digs, two kills), Maegan Bunnell (six kills, six points) and Rebecca Otis (19 assists, four kills). Next up for the Lakers is another southern road trip to Trinity on Wednesday. Varsity match is scheduled for 6 p.m.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 October 2014 07:41

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Harris serves up a win for Gilford volleyball

Gilford beat Prospect Mountain during their homecoming on Saturday 3-0 by scores of 25-22, 25-21, and 25-8. Gilford served 71 for 73 for 97 percent and scored 52 of their 75 points on 44 kills, 2 blocks and 6 aces. In game one the Gilford offense utilized 6 players who combined for 14 kills, 1 ace and 1 block led by Jordan Dean and Maddie Harris with 4 kills apiece, Shannon Mercer 3 kills, Brooke Beaudet 2 kills, Stevie Orton 1 kill and Cynthia Gagnon 1 ace and 1 block. In game 2 Jordan Dean tied her own school record putting down 9 kills for points 2, 3, 13,15, 16, 17, 19, 20 and 24. Maddie Harris and Shannon Mercer added 2 kills apiece. In the third game Brooke Beaudet put down 6 kills for points 7, 11, 13, 14, 17, and 21, while teammate Maddie Harris added 5 kills for points 6, 8, 9, 10 and 12. Shannon Mercer added 2 kills with her second one for match point.

In game 2 Gilford was down 18-10 when Maddie Harris came to the service line and served 10 straight points including 2 ace serves to give Gilford a 20-18 lead. In game three Harris repeated herself and served for 10 straight points including 1 ace to give Gilford a 24-7 lead. Harris served a perfect 27 for 27 in the match.

Jordan Dean finished with 14 kills, 6 digs, and 1 block, Maddie Harris 11 kills, 3 aces and 14 digs, Brooke Beaudet 8 kills (career high) and 7 digs, Shannon Mercer 26 assists, 7 kills, and 6 digs, Stevie Orton 3 kills, Cynthia Gagnon 1 kill, 2 aces and 1 block, Jess Freeman 6 digs, Tayla Dionne 4 digs.

Gilford hosts Hanover on Wednesday which is a make up game. This will be Gilford's fundraiser for breast cancer awareness.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 October 2014 07:39

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