Bedford Sports Talk


Utell earns honor

Colby-Sawyer freshman Myles Utell, a Bedford High School graduate, has been named North Atlantic Conference Men’s Tennis Rookie of the Week.

?Utell went 4-2 at No. 2 singles and added two wins in six matches at No. 1 doubles in a 2-4 week for the Chargers. Utell won his four singles matches in straight sets. In Colby-Sawyer’s two victories, he dropped just one game in singles action, while earning a pair of 8-4 wins at No. 1 doubles.


Registration night

The Bedford Jaguars will be hosting a football registration event from 7:30-9:30 p.m. April 23 at McKelvie School. Interested participants are encouraged to attend. The Jaguars are still accepting registrations for cheerleading and football online at www.bedfordjaguars.org.


Coaches wanted

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


Barracudas registration and open house

The Bedford Barracudas swim team will hold a registration night and open house from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on April 7 and 15 at the McKelvie Middle School cafeteria. Returning and new swimmers must register in person on one of these dates. Bring your completed registration forms and payment in cash or check made out to “BST.” The cost is $120 for each swimmer in a family. For more information and registration forms, go to www.bedfordswimteam.org.


Babe Ruth registration

Bedford Babe Ruth is open for registration for the 2014 season. The 16-game season begins on April 31 and games are played at night during the week at both Riley Field and the SAU field, and on mornings and afternoons on the weekends. Cost is $200 per player, with a family maximum of $350. Registration for the Colt League and the Palomino League will open in March. For more information, send an email to bedford

Indoor workouts

Bedford Babe Ruth will hold indoor workouts for the 13-15 year old division at Bedford High School. Preseason workouts will be conducted from 3-5 p.m. March 30. Players must be registered in order to attend. To register visit www.bedford

Granite State Baseball

The Granite State Baseball League is forming a new team for the towns of Bedford and Amherst in the 28-38-plus division. The season starts in mid-April and goes until late August. For more information, go to www.gsbl.net or call 315-7043.


Spring openings available

Hampshire FC has limited openings on its boys and girls U10-U19 spring soccer teams. The teams are open to players from any town. Hampshire FC is also now accepting registrations for the tots and EDP spring programs. For more information, go to www.amherst
soccerclub.com or contact Lisa Davidson at treasurer@amherstsoccerclub.com or 654-5276.


Fifth-grade girls

The Bedford girls lost to the Hollis sixth-grade 41-37 in the MSBL Fifth/Sixth Grade Division 1 Championship Game.

Bedford was down by 20 points in the third quarter but fought back with tough defense and the hot long range shooting of Carly Rinko, Katey O ‘Connell and Paige Muir. Emma LeGoullon dominated the paint and Isabella King led the team in scoring.