, Kingston, NH


February 13, 2014

Men's Masters Basketball

HAMPSTEAD – In the final week of the regular season in the Hampstead Men’s Masters Basketball League, Captain Paul Ramos’ Boutin Glass (16-3) topped Captain Stan Lewis’ Village Vinyl (9-10), 60-52, while in the second game Captain Pat Curry’s Gelinas Siding (13-6) defeated Captain Craig Wlodyka’s L&M Construction (6-13), 52-43. In the final game, Captain Wayne Hamilton’s Dunkin’ Donuts East Hampstead (5-14) upended Dave Rowell’s East Coast Lumber (8-11), 50-35.

Boutin Glass 60

Village Vinyl 52

Boutin jumped out to a 14-8 first quarter lead and added to their advantage, 33-17, at the half. Village tried to claw back into the game, but still trailed, 46-35, going into the final period where one final push was not enough as Boutin hung on for the 60-52 win. Tim McDonald led Boutin with 14 points followed by Scott True and Fran Roux 11 points each, Kevin Meagher 10 points, Craig McGuire 7 points, Kevin Young 3 points, and Ross Huntington and John Boutin with 2 points each. Village was led by Matt Tulley’s 17 points along with Jim Whitehouse and Kevin Crump 10 points each, Gary Cebula 9 points and Keith Therrien and Mike Croke with 4 points each. Boutin led in field goals, 23-21, as well as three-pointers, 2-1. Village hit 15 of 20 free throws for 75% while Boutin hit 8 of 13 for 62%.

Gelinas Siding 56

L&M Construction 39

In a slow moving first quarter, L&M took a slim 9-8 lead, but at the half, Gelinas was able to take the same slim advantage, 22-21. Gelinas added a few points to their lead, 34-29, going into the final period where they held on for the 52-43 win. Ken Gelinas led Gelinas with 13 points with a lot of help from John Surprenant with 12 points, Fred Malcolm 10 points, John Keisling 9 points, Scott Suszek 6 points and Steve Tripodi with 2 points. L&M was led by Sean Morrissey with 11 points along with Craig Anderson 10 points, Don Bell 9 points, Tony Serino 6 points, Bob Edwards 4 points and Craig Wlodyka with 3 points. Gelinas led in field goals, 21-14, but L&M had a 3-1 advantage in three-pointers. Gelinas was a perfect 7 for 7 from the free throw line while L&M hit 6 of 10 for 60%.

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  • Precious Trophy

    The Boston Red Sox World Series Tour came to the Sanborn Regional Middle School, in Newton Junction. The program was sponsored by the Newton Recreation Commission in their efforts to renovate Greenie Park. Proud to be photographed with the series trophy is Ransom Larson, 11, son of Leanne and Jason Larson. If you’d like to help with the Greenie Park project, call Annie Collyer at 603-502-2019.

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  • Athletic Scholarship Recipients

    The Hampstead Athletic Club congratulates the following recipients of the Ray Flaherty Athletic Scholarship, Natalie Fabrizio and Connor Kwiecien. Each year the scholarship is awarded to a former middle school athlete who participates in athletics during their senior year at Pinkerton Academy, and who demonstrate leadership qualities, sportsmanship and citizenship. This year due to Ray Flaherty’s generosity the club was able to award two scholarships.

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  • Karate Registration Posted 8 hours ago
  • Softball Tryouts Posted 8 hours ago
  • Free Karate Intro Posted 8 hours ago
  • Soccer Program Posted 8 hours ago
  • Golf Classic Posted 8 hours ago
  • Sports Physical Clinics Posted 8 hours ago
  • Football/Cheer Registration Posted 8 hours ago
  • 5K Road Race Posted 8 hours ago

Sports News
  • Alan J. Walker, 68

    Kingston, N.H. — Mr. Alan James Walker, 68, passed away peacefully at his home on July 8, 2014, after a long, brave battle with cancer.

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  • James Reese

    Raymond, NH — James Edwin Reese, 74, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, surrounded by his family and friends at his home in Raymond, N.H. He was the son of John and Ruth Reese, born on Oct. 29, 1939 in Edensburg, Pa. James graduated from Central Cambria High School in Pennsylvania before proudly serving in the U.S. Army as a food inspector. His military service was followed by 31 years with the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a meat inspector. Mr. Reese was an avid outdoorsman and spent much of his time fishing, camping and hiking in the White Mountains. He became involved in the Boy Scouts and enjoyed passing on his vast knowledge of the wilderness to others. Throughout his retirement years he enjoyed woodworking, raising rabbits and working in his garden.

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  • Velma J. Reid

    South Hampton, NH — Velma J. Reid, 80, died peacefully on July 17, 2014 at Exeter Hospital, surrounded by family. She was born in Haverhill, Mass. on June 8, 1934, the daughter of the late George C.W. and Alta I. (Kimball) Haynes. A graduate of Haverhill High School, Velma worked at Western Electric until she had children. For years, she was a devoted “stay-at-home” mom who raised her three children in a loving, nurturing environment. She later worked various manufacturing jobs until her retirement. After retiring, she volunteered her time at various organizations and was very involved at the East Kingston Community United Methodist Church as a member of the women’s guild, assisting with the holiday fair, and helping out wherever she could. She had a passion for animals, and would donate money, food, and blankets to the NH SPCA. She loved to sew and made a personalized quilt for every member of her family. She was also a member of the “Ugly Quilts” group, which made blankets and sleeping bags for the homeless using recycled fabric. She is survived by her husband, Clyde Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; daughter, Pam Eaton of Danville, N.H.; son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Kim Reid of Raymond, N.H.; daughter, Shirley Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; two sisters, Gwen Stuart of Haverhill, and Norma Taplin of Dracut; four grandchildren, Cheryl and Marc Welch, and Kristen and Joshua Reid, and several nieces and nephews.

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  • Carleen A. Knowlton, 80

    Danville, NH — Carleen A. (Rhoadhouse) Knowlton, 80, of Danville and formerly of Hampstead, died on July 7, 2014, at her home.

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  • Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84

    Kingston, NH — Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84, a resident of Kingston since 2001, and former longtime resident of Grafton, Mass., died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on July 11, 2014, following a long illness.

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