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Merrimack Soccer Club tryouts

Merrimack Soccer Club is part of the Merrimack Youth Association (MYA) soccer program, which is divided into a recreational league and Merrimack SC. As an all-volunteer organization, the Merrimack SC mission is to provide the children of Merrimack the opportunity to gain a high-level of individual and team soccer experience, through New Hampshire Soccer Association (NHSA) certified coaches and professional trainers, in a safe and supportive environment.

Tryout dates are based on player’s birth year:

? Boys 2009, 2008 and 2007: Thursday, Jan. 5 from 7-8 p.m., Field No. 1

? Girls 2009, 2008 and 2007: Thursday, Jan. 5 from 7-8 p.m., Field No. 1

? Boys 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, and 2001: Thursday, Jan. 12 from 7-8 p.m., Field No. 1.

? Girls 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, and 2001: Thursday, Jan. 12, from 7-8 p.m., Field No. 1.

All tryouts will be held at the NH Sportsplex located at 68 Technology Dr, Bedford, NH, 03110.

Equipment: Each player participating in tryouts should come with his/her own ball, shin guards, cleats/sneakers, and water. Proper soccer attire is expected – no jeans please.

For more information on the club please visit: www.merrimacksoccerclub.org.

Mulvey helps DWC to victory

Merrimack native Grace Mulvey scored 13 points off the bench for Daniel Webster College on Saturday during an 84-79 triumph in overtime at the expense of Thomas College in overtime at Mario Vagge Gymnasium.

The Eagles (1-8) topped the Terriers (4-5) for the first – and final – all-time meeting between the clubs.

Daniel Webster College is off until Jan. 7 when the Eagles visit Bay Path for a NECC matchup at 1 p.m., and return home Jan. 10 to face Mitchell at 5:30 p.m.

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Hollis Brookline will host Nor’Easter wrestling tournament on Saturday

The Hollis Brookline High School Wrestling team is hosting its annual Nor’Easter wrestling tournament on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Hollis Brookline High School gymnasium. This event showcases the best grapplers in the area, with 17 teams competing for the title. Come on down and enjoy some great food and cheer on your local team.

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Hayner lifts UMass Lowell

Bedford native Nicole Hayner drilled the go-ahead 3-pointer with 34.5 seconds left and the UMass Lowell women’s basketball team held on to knock off the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights, 61-55, on Dec. 5.

Driscoll helps Monks to win

Saint Joseph’s College junior and Bedford native Haley Driscoll contributed eight points, eight rebounds and a pair of steals on Saturday during the Monks’ 58-47 victory over Colby College to improve to 7-1 on the year.

Granite State Kids tennis clinic

Granite State Kids CTA, an affiliate of the United States Tennis Association which has provided junior tennis instruction for 12 years, will be providing an Intro to Tennis Clinic starting Tuesday, Jan. 10, utilizing the newly refurbished Envy Sportsplex at 3 Sundial Ave. in Manchester.

The clinic will run for six weeks from 4-5:45 p.m. for ages 5-10. Cost for the session is $120. All that is needed to sign up is to email Diane Phelps at dphelps87@comcast.net. Payment is collected at the first session.