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Gunstock Trail Race Series starts Sept. 3

The Gunstock Trail Race Series will be staged over a six week period on Tuesdays (8 a.m.–6 p.m.) and Saturdays (8 a.m.–noon) from Sept. 3 through Oct. 12 at Gunstock Mountain in Gilford, NH. Races (either 5km or 10km) are self-timed. Start and finish lines are located at the Gunstock Nordic Association clubhouse. Weekly results are posted on line and to be eligible for one of the 14 age group awards, a competitor must complete a minimum of four races. The cost for the six race series is $30.00 (adults) and $10.00 (18 and younger). Detailed information about the GTS (including a course map) is available at www.gunstocknordic.com/events/xc-run-series.aspx

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 August 2013 07:33

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Wavemakers earn 4th place finish at Granite State Swimming State Championship

On August 3 and 4 the Lakes Region Wavemakers Swim Team competed in the Granite State Swimming Association State Championship meet. The team placed 4th in Division III. The 10 and Under swimmers did a fabulous job representing the team. The 8 and under relay for the 100 free and the 100 medley races came in first. The 9-10 year old relay came in 3rd for the 100 medley. Overall the 10 and under age group had over 30 top 10 finishes these swimmers included Charolette Phillipy, Kathryn Hawkes, Rose Sinkus, Ela Goucher, Hannah Verville, Dagon Burr, Bethany Tanner, Kayla Cisneros, Ayden Malloy, Tessa Tanner, Sydney Irons, Joshua Kelleher, and Makayla Hastie. Chloe Wineriter age 9 achieved 2 personal best times, Ella Wineriter age 7 dropped 10 seconds off her 25 back and Phoebe Reynolds swam 3 events including the 25 back, 50 free and 25 free.
The 11 and older group competed in the 50 metered pool for the championship with over 35 top 10 finishes for swimmers Laurel Gingrich, Thor Burr, Beck McLean, Sarah Sundius, Katie Gingrich, Rebecca Cook, Kayla Phelps, Madison Reynolds, Alyxandra Huckaby, Madison Hastie, Eric Phelps, Logan Wineriter, Michael Hart, Matthew Sundius, Anna Stankes, and Heather Ausevich. Some of the highlighted dropped times during the meet were: Anna Stankes dropped 19 seconds off her 50 fly, Logan Wineriter 15 seconds dropped from his 100 freesytle, Madison Reynolds 50 seconds dropped from her 200 free style. Michele Young achieved a best time in her 50 free and 200 free. Audrey Chassie also achieved best times in her 50 back and 100 freestyle.
The Wavemakers' Fall/Winter season will begin September 3 and 4, 6:30-7:30 for swimmers new to the team and September 9 for veteran swimmers. More information is available at www.lakesregionwavemakers.com/.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 August 2013 11:02

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Daniel Wilkins of Laconia finishes 3rd in NEPGA Senior Championship

Daniel Wilkins, of Laconia, finished 3rd in the NEPGA Senior Championship, held Aug. 7-8 at the Woodstock Inn & Resort in Woodstock, Vt.

Wilkins shot a 67 during the first round of the event, the second-best score of the day. He followed that effort with a score of 74 in the second round to finish at 141, one over par. The event was won by Ed Kirby, of Alpine Country Club, who recorded a score of 132 over both rounds. Finishing in second place was David Lane of Hopkinton with a score of 140.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 August 2013 10:58

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Gilmanton School sports practice starts next week

Practice for Gilmanton School volleyball and soccer will begin on August 21.

Volleyball practice will be from 5 to 7 p.m. in the school gym. Girls' soccer will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on the soccer field. The boys' soccer team will take to the field from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

All athletes must have a full water bottle with them and come dressed and ready to play. All soccer players must have a mouth guard and shin guards with them at all practices.

All athletes must have a physical on file with the school nurse. Permission slips are available on the school website and in the school office.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 August 2013 10:56

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