, Kingston, NH


May 22, 2014

Over-the-Hill League

HAMPSTEAD – At the halfway point of the season, Esther’s E’s dewired the previously unbeaten Whitehouse/Edwards-less Verizon Wireless 57-41. In a defensive struggle, Atkinson Graphics beat a short-handed Chasse/Danner-less Hampstead Center Market 37-29. In the final game, RAM Printing inked Century Copiers 46-36.

ESTHER’S E’S 57 (3-2)


Esther’s was led by big John Keisling with 18 including a three pointer but marginal 1-2 from the free throw line. Rookie Bob Ashe dumped in 12 with perfect 2-2 from the line, Ben Ruggles popped in 9 including two 3’s, rookie Paul Daly slipped in 6, rookie Doug Ahern, Ken Fure and Mike Pierce all added 4 each and great defense from Bob Giordano.

Verizon was led by timeless Craig Wlodyka with 16 including one 3 pointer and perfect 3-3 from the line. Craig Anderson popped in 15 including four 3’s but weak 1-2 from the line, Steve Drelick rammed in 4, Paul Ramos and Dave Rowell added 3, and Ray Milburn provided good hustle but missed both free throw attempts.



Atkinson was led by Sean Morrissey with 18 with 6 of those coming from nice 6-8 shooting from the line. Kevin Bartolotta slammed in 8, Ron Buccini popped in 6, Tom Ferrari added 3 but weak 1-2 from the line, Jerry Kamitian chipped in with 2 and excellent defense from Kevin Stanton and Jim White.

Center Market was led by bigman Dave Munro with 9, Joe Dzengeleski popped in 8 including two 3’s, Coffee Dave Goyette jammed in 6, Chad Dresser slipped in 4, and Rick Leuchte chipped in with 2.



RAM was once again led by Steve Ellis with 22 including three 3’s. Gary Cebula knocked in 6 but horrendous 2-6 from the line, Mike Koutelis dropped in 5 including one 3, Mark Raumikaitis popped in 4 with perfect 2-2 from the line, John Mayhew also added 4, Ross Huntington and Dennis Faino also chipped in with 2, Anthony Serino 1 and great defense from Keith Capulli.

Century was once again led by speedy Kevin Meagher with 11 but atrocious 1-4 from the line. John Ganem dropped in 9 but in an off night from the line only connected on 3 of 6 attempts, Bob Clark slipped in 6, as did Mike McConnell including one 3 but weak 1-2 from the line, Mike Rockwood popped in 4 and good hustle from Peter Sweet, Gary Sonnenscham and Bob Dudal.

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  • New Black Belts

    Several students earned Black Belt Degrees at a Test authorized by the Kukkwon (National Governing body in Korea) at New Hampshire Martial Arts Academy in Exeter: Front: Isaac Nelson (9) of Raymond (1st degree); First Row: Ty Dollarhide (9) of Stratham (1st degree); Sydney Morris (14) of Brentwood, 4th degree; Elizabeth Kunkemueller (10) of Brentwood, 2nd degree; Back Row: Caterina Bernardy (17) of Kensington, 1st degree; Jackson Tower (13) of Newmarket, 1st degree; Mark Sheehan (30) of Amesbury, 3rd degree; Joseph Antonellis (14) of Exeter, 4th degree; Owen Tower (11) of Newmarket, 1st degree; Christianna Bernardy (14) of Kensington, 1st degree. Isaac, Ty, Sydney and Joseph have all been students at the Academy since they were four years old. For more information about the Korean art of Tae Kwon Do, please contact Christina at New Hampshire Martial Arts, 603-772-5811.

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  • Soccer 5k Coming Your Way

    The third annual Timberlane Soccer 5K Road Race and Walk to benefit girls and boys teams will be held Wed., August 20, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Timberlane Regional High School. Check in starts at 5:00 p.m. Participants include from left, Matt Rose, Olivia Heffernan, Ally Heffernan, and Ben Beane. Prizes will be awarded to the top runner in each age bracket. The first one hundred registrants will receive a t-shirt. Food and drinks will be provided after the race. Donations can be sent to: 4 Secluded Circle, Plaistow, NH 03865. For more information, call race coordinator Dennis Heffernan at 603-553-1250.

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  • Old Man/Lady Softball Posted 5 days ago
  • Basketball League Signups Posted 6 days ago
  • Reach the Beach Relay Posted 6 days ago
  • August 7, 2014
  • Softball Tryouts Posted 13 days ago
  • Football/Cheer Signups Posted 13 days ago
  • July 31, 2014
  • 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 20 days 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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