KidSports: Locals hot at Greater Nashua Elks Soccer Shoot
Seven area youths won their respective age divisions at the 18th annual Elks Greater Nashua Soccer Shoot at the Main Dunstable Road Soccer Fields.
Thirteen-year-old Charles Wason of Amherst won the Boys U-14 Grid Divison scoring 33 points and 12-year-old Allen Hogan of Nashua finished second with 28 points.
Maxim Makar of Nashua won the Boys U-12 Grid Division scoring
46 points and was the highest scorer in the day’s event.
Eleven-year-old Joshua Dos Santos of Nashua was runnerup with 33 points and placing third was Nashuan Christopher Hogan with 23 points.
The Boys U-10 Grid Divison was won by 8-year-old Joey Signaroni of Nashua with 41 points.
Eight-year-old Maxim Hogan of Nashua and 9-year old David Bouchard of Nashua ended in a tie for second with 30 points each.
The five-shot tiebreaker was won by Hogan, 15-7.
Max Signoroni, 7, of Nashua won the Boys U-8 5-Goal Division by scoring 22 points, edging his younger brother, Thomas Signoroni, who scored 19 points to place second. Nashuan Austin Morse placed third with 18 points.
Addison Varley of Nashua, age 10, scored 42 points to win the Girls U-12 Grid Division.
Ten-year-old Sarah Frye of Nashua scored 28 points to win second place spot`over her 10-year old sister, Bali Frye placed third with 27 points.
Rosalie Neveu, 8, of Nashua won the U-10 Grid Divisonwith 21 points. Angelina Hogan won the Girls U-8 5 Goal Girls Division with 18 points and 6 -year old Katrina Neveu of Nashua placed second with nine points.
The seven winners, who received Soccer Shoot first-place gold Medallion/Ribbons, will now compete against other Elks area Soccer Shoot champions from throughout the state in Dover on October 14 for the 2018 New Hampshire Elks Soccer Shoot Championship.
Those state winners will advance to the Elks Regional 1 Soccer Shoot on Nov. 3 in Colonie, N.Y., just outside of Albany.
The regional competition will be the final stage of the Elks National Soccer Shoot program for 2018.
Cal Ripken Fall Ball
Nashua Cal Ripken Fall Registration is open through August 31.
For those that have not played Fall Ball in past, the fall session is geared towards teaching and is less intensive than the spring season.
It is highly recommended for those planning to move up a level in the spring to try the next level in the fall to get acclimated to the new level of competition, rules and field dimensions.
Nashua Cal Ripken hopes to have teams ready by Labor Day. Those interested in playing, can sign up at nashuacalripken.org as soon as possible to ensure a spot.
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Nashua Little League in fundraiser
to benefit Jimmy Fund
The Greater Nashua Little League 10U All-Stars have joined the Jimmy Fund League, a circuit that provides the opportunity to play baseball after the regular season ends by participating in local tournaments and fundraising efforts, including canister collection car washes, etc.
Last year the Jimmy Fund Little League throughout New England had more than 5,000 youths taking part, raising more then $250,000 for the Dana-Farber Institute. Contact the Greater Nashua Little League for more information.
Nashua World Cup soccer offers
Nashua World Cup is now accepting registrations for both its World Cup Youth Soccer program, a six-week clinic offered to youths ages 4-9 years of age looking to learn about the game of soccer.
There is also a Fall/Spring Academy program for 7-8 year-old players ready for the next level.
Both programs are run by professional level coaching overseen by Patrick Mulcahy of In The Net Sports Academy.
For more information and to sign up visit nashuaworldcup.org or email
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Girls on the Run registration
Girls on the Run of New Hampshire program registration is now open for the Fall 2018 season.
There are over 60 sites this fall, serving girls across the entire state. Girls on the Run is a physical activity-based, positive youth development program that teaches key life skills to girls in grades three through eight through discussions and games that creatively integrate running.
At each site, volunteer coaches lead teams of 8-15 girls through research-based curricula that include lessons on confidence, treating others with care and contributing to the community.
During the 10-week program, girls complete a community service project and become physically and emotionally prepared to participate in a celebratory 5k event.
To learn more about registering go to https://www.girlsontherunnh.org/Register-Now or contact Betsy Cissel at firstname.lastname@example.org.