Sports Talk Hollis Brookline Journal

HBHS coaching vacancies

Hollis Brookline High School is seeking coaches for JV boys soccer and JV-B girls volleyball. Interested applicants should email athletic director Rhon Rupp at

Cavs hockey adds Mini Mites

The Southern New Hamspshire Cavaliers will have a Mini Mite limited travel hockey program for boys and girls ages 5-8 years old.

There are two 12-week sessions, or youths may register for the full year.

Contact Paul Soule at president@cavaliers or 978-375-5403 for more information.

Cavaliers hockey registration

The Southern NH Cavaliers are now accepting players at the Mites, Squirts and Bantam levels. The teams will have two practices per week and 35 games during the season. Contact Paul Soule at president@cavaliers or 978-375-5403 for more information.

Elks Soccer Shoot on Aug. 20

The Nashua Lodge of Elks No. 720 will host the 16th annual Greater Nashua Soccer Shoot contest from 8:30-11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20 at the Main Dunstable Road Soccer Fields in Nashua.

The Elks Shootout is open to all interested boys and girls from area towns: Hudson, Litchfield, Amherst, Brookline, Hollis, Merrimack, Milford, Wilton and Nashua.

All participants must register prior to their participation. Registrations will begin at 8:30 a.m.and is free of charge.

Prizes will be awarded to the top three in each of the eight groups (four boys and four girls). Winners will compete in the New Hampshire State Elks Soccer Championship Shoot in Portsmouth on Sunday, Oct. 16.

The Elks Greater Nashua Soccer Shoot is a two-stage contest that best represents the skill levels of four age groups: U8, U10, U12 and U14. The participant’s age on Aug. 1, 2016, is used to determine his or her age division.

The "Five-Goal Contest" is a succession of separate smaller ground level goal targets for the U8 and U10 participants (15 kicks).

The "Grid Goal Contest" uses the penalty kick distance (36 feet) to challenge the older U12 and U14 participants (15 kicks).

In the event of a rain postponement, the programs will be rescheduled on Sunday, Aug. 21, at the same location and times. For additional information, contact Elks Youth co-Chairmen Al Savage at 888-0064 or Jack Balch at 765-2844.