Sports Talk Bedford Journal

Bedford 7th grade girls basketball wins championship

The Bedford 7th Grade Girls Travel Basketball team recently won the MSBL seventh grade Division 1 championship by beating Hollis 49-37.

Isabella King led the team with 33 points while Katey O’Connell, Emmy Plage, Paige Muir, Carly Rinko, Marina Braga and Laura Callahan also scored. O’Connell, Emma Chisholm and Mia Purcell controlled the boards while Muir and Nitya Upadrasta led the strong defense.

Bedford U13B girls lacrosse earns win over Oyster River

In a game not as close as the score indicated, the BYLA Girls 5/6th Grade team defeated Oyster River 11-8.

Bedford jumped out to an early four-goal lead and cruised to victory on solid stick handling and unselfish play.

Scoring was lead by Eli Enners with four goals. The defense led by Sabrina Tipping and Savannah Davis played well in front of Abie Weidner and Elsie Munsterteiger in goal.

Annabel Pothuru, Lauren Thomas (two goals), Julia Gordan, Kira Abdelsayed and Regan O’Brien (two goals, three assists) also added to the score sheet.

Junior Bulldogs registration

The Bedford Junior Bulldogs Youth Football organization is accepting registrations for the 2016 fall season. The Bedford Jr. Bulldogs Pop Warner Youth Football Program (ages 5-12) is the only age and weight restricted football program in the town of Bedford. Kids compete with kids of similar age and size. The focus is on safety and providing a positive learning experience. All coaches, team moms, the football coordinator and president are USA Heads Up certified.

The Bulldogs Jr. High program (grades 6-8) participates in the NE Junior High Football League. Players will have an opportunity to play on the JV and/or Varsity team with unlimited weight levels, preparing them for the high school level.

Kids in the Pop Warner Spirit Program (ages 5-15) have an opportunity to perform in an organized, supervised & safety-oriented environment, creating a fun atmosphere while encouraging the development of all participants in an effort to keep pace with the many new changes in the cheer and dance industry.

This year, the Bulldogs are offering a Challenger Cheer Program (ages 5-15) to Bedford and surrounding towns for children who are currently enrolled in school with physical or intellectual disabilities. While emphasizing participation and teamwork through practice and competitions, our goal is to build self esteem and have fun. For more information & to register, see www.juniorbulldogs.org and www.juniorbulldogs-jhl.org.