4 Plymouth State
Running back Joe Dudek, who had 79 career touchdowns at this Division III school, made SI's cover in December 1985 as our pick for the Heisman Trophy.
5 New Hampshire International Speedway
The Loudon track hosts two NASCAR races a year.
6 Joe Pack
The freestyle skier from Hopkinton won a silver medal at the 2002 Olympics.
7 Matt Bonner
He led Concord High to three state titles before becoming a standout at the University of Florida.
8 Bob Tewksbury
The former major league All-Star from Concord does Red Sox pre-and postgame shows on the New England Sports Network.
9 Saint Anselm College
Alum Ray (Scooter) McLean of Concord played for four Chicago Bears title teams in the 1940s.
10 Manchester Wolves
The Arena Football developmental league team began its inaugural season this month.
11 Joanne Dow
The six-time U.S. racewalking champ (four indoor, two outdoor) is from Manchester.
12 Lynne Cox
The open-water swimmer and author of Swimming to Antarctica first developed her taste for cold water as a child in Manchester.