Local Roundup: CHaD East-West Football Coaches Named
Manchester — Two longtime New Hampshire high school football coaches are coming out of retirement to guide the squads in next summer’s CHaD East-West High School All-Star game.
Former Manchester Central coach Jim Schubert and former Concord coach Bob Camirand will oversee the two rosters of Granite State all-stars for the second edition of the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-sponsored game, which has been scheduled for June 29, 2013, at the University of New Hampshire.
Each coach will have until Dec. 15 to complete his staff, the same date that player nominations for the game are due.
UCLA 7, DARTMOUTH 5
Corvallis, Ore. — Second-ranked UCLA jumped to a 3-0 lead, held off a Dartmouth rally and pulled away in the fifth-place match at the National Collegiate Club Championship at Oregon State University’s Osborn Aquatic Center.
Will Derdeyn and Jack Foley scored shortly before halftime to bring the Big Green back to within a goal, but the Bruins scored three of the next four out of the break to take control.
VTC 55, UNITY 39
Randolph Center — Kelly Vellek’s 21-point afternoon helped Vermont Tech (4-0 overall, 3-0 league) stay unbeaten on the young season yesterday.
Ama Baker and Paige Wells both produced double-doubles for the Green Knights. Both players scored 10 points; Baker added 14 rebounds, while Wells had 12 off the glass.
DARTMOUTH SWEEPS CORNELL
Ithaca, N.Y. — The Big Green men and women opened the winter season with a sweep of Cornell on Saturday, although Harvard trumped both schools in an Ivy League matchup.
In posting their third straight win over the Big Red, 157-143, Dartmouth picked up big performances in the women’s sprint freestyle events. Charlotte Kamai and Siobhan Hengemuhle finished 2-3 in the 50 free, and One June Chang came in third in the 100. Olivia Samson, Jun Oh and Rebecca Butler also provided key points in the distances races.
On the men’s side, Nejc Zupan won the 200 breaststroke and 200 individual medley, and Zack Doherty came up with a win in the 50 free as the men claimed a 152-148 win over Cornell.
CUSHING 4, KUA 0
Meriden — Combining senior day with Play for a Cure day, the Wildcats donned pink shirts and socks but couldn’t down the visitors from Massachusetts on Saturday.
After a scoreless first half, the Penguins pounced on Kimball Union for four second-half goals, including one on a penalty stroke. Seniors Maura Doyle, Eibhilin Whittemore, Hailey Hart and Debbie Burdinski all played well in their final regular-season games.
KUA finished its season at 11-6-1.
DARTMOUTH BACK TO NATIONALS
Princeton, N.J. — The Big Green swept five matches over the weekend to win the Ivy League Sevens championship at Princeton University’s Rickerson Field and qualify for the USA Rugby Sevens National Championship.
Dartmouth beat Columbia (36-0), Harvard (36-0) and Princeton (24-5) to advance to the semifinals, where the Big Green blanked Brown, 31-0. Dartmouth clinched the championship with a 15-5 verdict over Penn.