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KidSports: Merrimack wrestlers excel

By Staff | Feb 16, 2019

Courtesy photo Merrimack's Austin Shea, right, gets in position to score points during a recent meet in Manchester.

he Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program had 11 wrestlers earn medals for finishing in the top four in their brackets in the recent Queen City Class Tournament at Manchester Central High School.

Seventh grader Brendan Curley grabbed the championship in his division with one win by pin and one by points. Kindergartner Matthew Snavely finished strong with a win by pin to finish third.

Cash Torres, grade 2, had one win by points also grabbing third place.

Fourth graders Micah Dodds, Luke Emond, Liam Newman and Rhys Dewar all did well. Dodds and Emond wrestled tough in their respective brackets taking home fourth and third place respectively. Newman captured one win by points on the day for third place. Dewar completed one win by pin and one win by points for a second place medal.

John Regal and Nicolin Stevens, grade 5, both took second place on the podium. Stevens completed two of his wins by pin. Regal also had two wins on the day with one by pin and one by points. Other Merrimack seventh graders competing included Austin Shea and Mitchell Krupp. Shea had one win by points to take home second place. Krupp also captured second place medal pinning two of his three


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Youth Umps to hold training

The Nashua Baseball Umpires Association will hold their 11th Annual Umpire Academy starting on Sunday March 3.

The training will be held each Sunday through early April at the Nashua YMCA. The NBUA serves youth baseball in Hollis-Brookline, Amherst and Tyngsboro, and well as several local travel baseball groups.

For more details or to register, go to http://www.nashuaumpires.org or email


Nashua Cal Ripken registration

Registration is now open for the 2019 Nashua Cal Ripken spring baseball season at www.nashuacalripken.org.

Any child living in Nashua ages 4 to 12 is eligible to play.

The registration fee is $40 for T-Ball, Rookies and Minors (ages 4-8) while AAA & Majors (9 to 12) is $50 with a family cap of $75.

Also, anyone interested in volunteering as head or assistant coaches should also register.


Cavs Tryouts set

The Southern NH Cavaliers Youth Hockey Program will be holding various tryouts in early March at Skate 3 in Tyngsborough, Mass.

Registration is open and those interested can log onto cavaliershockey.org to register. For more information contact Paul Soule at (978) 375-5403, or Amy Doughty (508) 397-1768.


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