13 Gill Stadium
Built by a textile company in 1913, the 4,100-seat brick ballpark in Manchester, used over the years for youth, high school and minor league sports, is home to the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, the Double A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays. The Cats, who made their home debut on April 15, will move next year to a new 6,500-seat stadium on the Merrimack River.
Roy Campanella and Don Newcombe played for the Brooklyn Dodgers' farm team here in 1946, under Walter Alston; today's minor league club is the Nashua Pride.
15 Laura Gerraughty
The North Carolina junior set a national high school record in the shot put while at Nashua High in 2001.
The U.S. Masters Swimming association is based here.
17 Katie King
The forward from Salem starred on the 1998 gold medal Olympic hockey team with teammates Tara Mounsey of Concord and Tricia Dunn of Derry.
18 University of New Hampshire
Fans in Durham throw fish on the ice after the Wildcats hockey team scores its first goal of the game.
The 1998-99 University of New Hampshire hockey team galvanized the Granite State with a run to the Frozen Four. There, led by two goals and an assist from Hobey Baker Award winner (and current Anaheim Mighty Duck) Jason Krog, the Wildcats beat Michigan State to reach the finals for the first time. In the title game, against rival Maine, they erased a 2-0 deficit but lost in overtime.
Cuts missed by Portsmouth's Jane Blalock in her first 12 years in the LPGA; she has won 29 events since going pro in 1969.