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Round-up: GIlford tennis completes second consecutive undefeated season

The Gilford boys' tennis completed their second consecutive undefeated season, shutting out Kearsarge and Pelham, 9-0 The Golden Eagles (14-0) will host a quarterfinal match Tuesday, May 26 at the Gilford town courts at 4 p.m.

In other boys' tennis news, Inter-Lakes finished out the regular season with four wins to earn a 9-5 record. The Lakers topped Monadnock, 7-2 and Wilton-Lyndeborough, 8-1. The playoff bracket has not been set.

Prospect Mountain shut out Conant, 9-0, to finish the regular season 9-5. The Timberwolves wait to see their first tournament opponent.

Girls' tennis

Prospect Mountain dropped their last two matches to finish the regular season 10-4. The Timberwolves await their post season schedule.

Inter-Lakes closes out the season today against Littleton. The Lakers are 4-9 heading into tonight's regular season finale.

Gilford improved to 7-7 after winning two of three matches last week to end the regular season. The Golden Eagles slipped by Pelham, 5-4, to reach the .500 mark.

Boys' lacrosse

Laconia continues to improve, running past Coe-Brown, 18-1, Tuesday. The Sachems (10-2) head to Bishop Brady today with an opportunity to add to their five game win-streak.

Gilford fell to 2-9 after a pair of losses to Pelham, 7-2, and Plymouth, 11-9. The Golden Eagles hosted Coe-Brown yesterday.

Girls' lacrosse

Laconia extended their win-streak to nine games with a win against Gilford Wednesday. The Sachems have finish out the season a week from Thursday and look to wrap up the second seed in the DIII postseason.

Gilford fell to 8-4 after the loss to Laconia. The Golden Eagles host Oyster River Saturday.

Belmont visited Bishop Brady yesterday in hopes of gaining their first win. The Red Raiders (0-12) end the season at Laconia next Thursday.


Prospect Mountain improved to 12-2 with wins against Laconia, 5-4, and Farmington, 11-2. The Timberwolves finish out the regular season next week against Franklin and Gilford.

Belmont topped Bow and Winnisquam last week to improve to 11-2. The Red Raiders host Somersworth today in search of a first round bye in the DIII postseason.

Gilford fell to Winnisquam, 4-0, Tuesday. The Golden Eagles were 5-7 heading into yesterday's action against Berlin.

Winnisquam also sits at 5-7 after the win against Gilford and the loss to Belmont. The Bears traveled to Laconia yesterday and head to Inter-Lakes this afternoon.

Laconia fell to Berlin, 16-2, last week and hosted Winnisquam yesterday in an attempt to reach the playoffs. The Sachems (5-8) head to Plymouth and Belmont next week to close out the regular season.

Inter-Lakes fell to Newfound Monday to fall to 2-11 on the year. The Lakers hosted Moultonborough yesterday and welcome Winnisquam tomorrow.


Laconia improved to 11-2 with a 17-6 win over Berlin. The Sachems hosted Winnisquam yesterday and finish out the regular season against Plymouth and Belmont next week.

Belmont picked up a pair of wins this week against Gilford, 4-3, and Winnisquam, 5-0. The Red Raiders (10-3) host Somersworth today.

Prospect Mountain hosted Farmington yesterday and welcome Franklin Tuesday. The Timberwolves are 9-4 on the season.

Gilford won three of their last four to improve to 7-5. The Golden Eagles traveled to Berlin yesterday and head to Newport tomorrow.

Winnisquam dropped their last two games to fall to 6-6 on the season. The Bears traveled to Laconia yesterday and head to Inter-lakes today.

Inter-Lakes dropped to 4-10 after a 4-3 loss to Moultonborough. The Lakers close out the regular season against Winnisquam today and Newfound next week.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 May 2015 08:36

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Laconia girl is top gymnast at state meet

Adrianna Laflower age 8, Bronze Team member from Lakes Region Gymnastics Academy and a student at Elm Street School in Laconia, posted a top score at States Championship in Hampton, N.H. on May 10, 2015 at the 2015 New Hampshire XCEL State Championships. Adrianna's overall score of 38.77 makes her the top gymnast for her age category, beating out 72 other Bronze competitors. The score also gave Adrianna the highest score for all 371 gymnast competitors at the Xcel State Championships for New Hampshire 2015 at Sunday's Meet.
Adrianna placed first in bars, beams , floor and second in vault. She has been in gym for three years. Adrianna is the daughter of Rick Laflower of Lancaster, Calif. and Stephanie Davis of Laconia, N.H.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 May 2015 06:51

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Round-up: Sachems lacrosse have 3rd seed in their sights

The Laconia Sachems boys' lacrosse team is tied for third with Hopkinton in the NHIAA DIII standings at 8-2. A pair of home games against 1-7 Manchester West yesterday and 0-10 Coe-Brown could help the Sachems improve and take control of the third seed with the postseason tournament approaching.

Gilford picked up their second win of the season Saturday against winless Coe-Brown, 15-2. The Golden Eagles hosted Pelham yesterday and travel to Plymouth today.

Girls' lacrosse

Laconia rolled over Coe-Brown, 15-0, Saturday for their 10th win of the season. The 10-1 record is worthy of second place in the DIII standings. The Sachems traveled to Plymouth yesterday and host Gilford tomorrow.

The Golden Eagles are 7-3 and are in a tie for the fourth seed heading into the final quarter of the regular season. The Golden Eagles slipped by Pelham last week, 15-14. The girls visited Belmont yesterday and head to Laconia tomorrow.

Belmont (0-10) looked for their first win yesterday against Gilford. The Red Raiders host Bishop Brady Thursday.

Girls' tennis

Prospect Mountain held down the fourth seed going into yesterday's match up against 9-1 Littleton. The 10-2 Timberwolves finish out the regular season tomorrow against unbeaten Conant.

Gilford had dropped three in a row heading into yesterday's match against winless Kearsarge. The Golden Eagles (5-6) host Littleton (9-1) today and Pelham (1-9) tomorrow to close out the regular season.

Inter-Lakes was 4-7 before yesterday's match at Monadnock (5-5). The Lakers look to jump up in the standings tomorrow against Wilton-Lyndeborough tomorrow.

Boys' tennis

Gilford looks for their second consecutive perfect season against 10-2 Pelham tomorrow. The Golden Eagles ran the table last season and can lock up the top seed this year with a win.

Inter-Lakes is 7-5 heading into the final two games of the regular season against Monadnock (9-2) yesterday and Wilton-Lyndeborough (3-8) tomorrow. The Lakers are fighting for the sixth seed in DIII.

Prospect Mountain is also 7-5 and hunting for the sixth seed. The Timberwolves hosted Portsmouth Christian at Dover (3-7) yesterday and Conant (0-11) tomorrow to wrap up the regular season.


Belmont is one of three teams with one loss in DIII play. The Red Raiders are 9-1 hosted Gilford yesterday before heading to Bow today and Winnisquam tomorrow.

Prospect Mountain is 10-2 and in a four-way tie for second place atop the DIII log jam. Seven teams have one or two losses on the season with the final stretch of the regular season coming up. The Timberwolves hosted Laconia yesterday and welcome Farmington tomorrow.

Laconia picked up a pair of wins last week to improve to 5-6 heading into yesterday's game against Prospect Mountain. The Sachems play their final home games of the regular season tomorrow against Berlin and Thursday against Winnisquam.

Gilford was at 4-6 heading into the game against Belmont yesterday. The Golden Eagles host Winnisquam today and head to Berlin Thursday.

Winnisquam (4-6) topped Fall Mountain, 7-2 last week. The Bears head to Gilford today to begin a four games in four day stretch. The girls host Belmont tomorrow before heading to Laconia Wednesday and Inter-Lakes Thursday.

Inter-Lakes (2-10) traveled to Newfound yesterday and close out the regular season with three home games, starting tomorrow against Moultonborough.


Laconia has a share for the top spot in DIII with a 10-0 record. The Sachems share the top spot with Campbell (11-0) going into yesterday's game against Prospect Mountain. Tomorrow is the first of back to back home games against Berlin and Winnisquam.

Belmont fell to 8-3 after a 5-3 loss to Raymond. The Red Raiders were in seventh place in the DIII standings heading into yesterday's tilt with Gilford. The boys head to Winnisquam tomorrow.

Prospect Mountain was 8-4 heading into yesterday's game with unbeaten Laconia. The Timberwolves host Farmington tomorrow.

Gilford (6-4) headed to Belmont yesterday and will head to Winnisquam in a battle of 6-4's this afternoon.

Winnisquam (6-4) looks to remain on a hot streak, currently winning six in a row, against Gilford today. The Bears head to Laconia tomorrow and Inter-Lakes Thursday.

Inter-Lakes (4-8) is battling for a spot in the DIII tournament at Newfound yesterday. The Lakers host Moultonborough tomorrow to begin the final home push for the post season.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 May 2015 06:33

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Correction: Griffin Nyhan is player in picture

LACONIA — The caption that accompanied a photo in Tuesday's edition incorrectly identified a player. Griffin Nyhan is the Laconia High School first baseman in the photograph.

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 May 2015 09:15

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