Merrimack Sports Talk


Pitch, Hit, and Run Contest

Merrimack Youth Baseball will be hosting Major League Baseball’s Pitch, Hit and Run contest for all Merrimack registered baseball players age 7-14 (age as of July 17) on May 4 starting at 8 a.m. at Veterans Park in Merrimack. Participants will complete in four age brackets: 7/8, 9/10, 11/12 and 13/14. The winners of each bracket will move on to the next round of the competition held in Manchester. This event is free of charge. For more information, go to


Organizations holding elections

The Merrimack Youth Association will beholding elections. Anyone with questions can email director@


HB looking for coach

Hollis Brookline High School is accepting applications for the position of head varsity football coach. Interested applicants must have previous high school coaching experience and apply thru the Applitracks online application on the SAU 41 website. Please include resume and three references.


Coaches wanted

The Hollis Brookline Jr. Cavaliers Football and Cheer Athletic Program is currently seeking applications for all levels of football and cheer coaching positions. These positions include head coaches, assistant coaches and junior demonstrators. If interested, please to complete the application. For football related questions, contact Chris Lones, football director, at, and for cheer coaching questions, contact Robin Giaconia, cheer coordinator, at


Coaches wanted

The Junior Bulldogs are also looking for football and cheer coaches for the 2014 season. Anyone interested can find more information at, or can send a coaching resume to or to Bedford Football & Spirit Association, PMB 224, 1 Hardy Road, Bedford, NH 03110, attention Football Coordinator or Cheer Coordinator.


Softball fundraiser

The New England Diamond Gems will be holding its golf classic on the Jungle Course at Green Meadow Golf Course in Hudson with a shotgun start at 7:30 a.m. on May 16. The entry fee includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, lunch and prizes. Contests include closest to the pin and longest drive, and there will be raffles and auctions. For more information, contact Tony at tonys diamond


League looking for players

North Shore Lacrosse is offering a recreational lacrosse league for boys and girls at various grade levels beginning June 23 and running every Monday through Aug. 5. There are no tryouts, no extended practices and no weekend commitments.

Offerings include a Boys Jr. League for Grades 3-5, a Boys Middle School League for Grades 6-8, and a Boys High School League for Grades 9-12. All grades indicate the level players will be in the fall school year of Sept. 2014.

All games will be played at the Seacoast United Outdoor Complex in Epping. Start times vary from 5:30-9 p.m. and run for 60-90 minutes. U.S. Lacrosse membership is not required. All registrations are due May 1.

More details and registration information are available at, or contact Craig Roderick at craig@northshore or call 978-473-2533.


NH Baseball League

The New Hampshire Baseball League is seeking players to participate in the 38-plus Division for the 2014 season. The wood-bat league consists of 10 teams with games on Sundays. Players must be 38 or older during the season of play. For more information or to register, go to