, Kingston, NH


March 13, 2014

Men's Masters Basketball


Game 1

Gelinas Siding 66

L&M 49

Gelinas grabbed a quick 17-11 first period lead, but L&M was able to keep pace in the second frame as Gelinas had a slim 27-23 lead at the half. Gelinas was able to extend their lead in the third quarter, 43-36, and caught on fire in the final period for the 66-49 win. John Surprenant dropped in 26 points to lead Gelinas with a lot of help from Fred Malcolm with 23 points, Ken Gelinas 8 points, Marty Auger 6 points and Scott Suszek with 2 points. L&M was led by Craig Anderson with 19 points, Sean Morrissey 11 points, Don Bell 8 points, Kent Anson 7 points and Bob Edwards with 4 points. Gelinas led in field goals, 23-12, while L&M had an 8-2 advantage in three-pointers. Gelinas made 13 of 17 free throws for 76% while L&M hit 1 of 3 for 33%.

Game 2

Gelinas Siding 46

L&M 28

Despite being short-handed, L&M only trailed by a point after the first quarter, 9-8, but Gelinas was able to open up the lead to 21-14 at the half. Gelinas saw their lead shrink in the third period, 28-23, but they were finally able to wear down L&M in the final frame and came away with a 46-28 win and a ticket to the finals. John Surprenant led Gelinas with 17 points followed by Fred Malcolm with 10 points, Ken Gelinas 6 points, Scott Suszek and John Keisling with 4 points each, and Pat Curry and Steve Tripodi with 2 points each. L&M was led by Craig Anderson with 9 points, Sean Morrissey 8 points, Don Bell and Tony Serino with 4 points each and Bob Edwards with 3 points. Gelinas led in field goals, 15-10, while L&M led in three-pointers, 2-0. Gelinas hit 16 of 19 free throws for 84% while L&M hit 2 of 7 free throw for 29%.

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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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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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