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Colin Tracy and goalie Robbie Margeson celebrate Bow’s first win of the season. (RICH MIYARA / NH Sports Photography)

High schools: Bow boys’ hockey team picks up first win of season, 4-2, over Hollis-Brookline/Derryfield

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Trailing 2-0 early in the second period yesterday, the Bow High boys’ hockey team finally started doing what it hadn’t done to that point this season: playing without the puck. And when the Falcons changed their ways, it paid off. Austin Beaudette took a terrific pass from Alex Killion and scored 4:15 into the second period to put Bow (1-1) on the scoreboard, sparking a come-from-behind 4-2 victory over Hollis-Brookline/Derryfield (0-2) on the Falcons’ home ice. The victory not only marks Bow’s first win of the season, but it’s also the 200th career win for Coach Tim Walsh in his 14th year at the helm …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, December 20, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV girls’ basketball team (3-1) defeated Stevens, 21-18. Abby Houston (four points, five rebounds, three assists), Lily Scammon (five points, six rebounds) and Lyndon Flannigan (eight points) led the Hawks. ∎ The Concord JV wrestling team competed against Massabesic (Maine), Exeter and Milford. Jayson Davis, Alex Buteau and Danil Noordergraff competed well. Jayln Stone, Adam Dwight and Sal Rinaldi all …

High schools: Fast times for Concord boys, Bow girls in the pool

Saturday, December 20, 2014

The Concord High boys and Bow High girls made a splash last night in the first home swimming meet of the season, both going 7-0 at the Concord YMCA. Stephen Moran went home with first-place finishes in each of his four races to lead the Crimson Tide. Individually, Moran won the 200 IM …

High schools: Newport too strong for Hopkinton in boys’ basketball opener

Saturday, December 13, 2014

After a pair of fouls put its only returning starter on the bench early in the first quarter, Hopkinton High boys’ basketball Coach Dave Chase had to turn to an untested, green group of Hawks. And while the …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, December 13, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV girls’ basketball team (1-1) lost to Newport, 33-26. Lily Scammon scored seven points, while Abby Symonds, Victoria Petricca and Caroline Flood (4-for-4 at the line) netted four points a piece. Krista Amoth (three points), Abby Houston and Lyndon Flannigan (two points each), and …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Xenthios Cyr, Pittsfield basketball, 41 points, 8 rebounds, 5 steals in win Cassidy Huckins, MV basketball, 20 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists in win Hannah Seidner, Pembroke basketball, 17 points in win Cooper Cyr, Hopkinton basketball, 15 points, 8 rebounds in loss James Bromwell, Kearsarge basketball, 15 points, …

Kearsarge grad Heffernan caps surprising college cross country career

Friday, December 12, 2014

Lindy Heffernan is the Accidental Harrier. Five years ago, as a senior at Kearsarge Regional High, the soccer and lacrosse standout replaced an ailing friend in the Cougars’ cross country lineup. It was intended to be nothing more …

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Friday, December 12, 2014

Youth hockey The Henniker Huskies Luba Richter Pee Wee team tied its first game of the season, 2-2, in Laconia. Leading the team on offense were Tristan Ouellette and Darren Early with one goal apiece. Austin Wallace, Cooper Rivers and Dylan Clark picked up assists. Noah Urban and …

High schools: Concord wrestlers come out aggressive in season-opening win over Keene

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Coach Ham Munnell couldn’t have asked for a better opener. Competing on their home mats, Concord wrestlers won 13 of 14 matches to roll to a 67-3 victory over Keene last night. And the one loss (Connor Stadnicki …

Capsule preview outlook of the area’s high school Division II girls’ basketball teams

Thursday, December 11, 2014

High school girls’ basketball Division II outlook Bishop Brady Division: II Coach: Aaron Brochu (3rd year) Last year: 18-3, reached semifinals in D-III Returning starters: Melissa Mallahan, sr., F, 6-1; Sarah Thomas, sr., G, 5-8; Riley Bennett, so., G, 5-7 Top newcomer: Sam Will, fr., G/F, 6-2 Outlook: …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school Div. III & IV boys’ basketball teams

Thursday, December 11, 2014

High school boys’ basketball Divisions III & IV outlook Belmont Division: III Coach: Jim Cilley (1st year) Last year: 3-15, did not make tournament Returning starters: Chris Duggan, sr., G, 6-2; Trevor Hunt, so., F, 6-3; Andrew Derosia, …

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Thursday, December 11, 2014

JV results The Concord High JV wrestling team won 17 of 21 matches against Keene. The Tide had impressive wins from Alex Buteau, Liddon Ling, Ben Bougery, Riley LeClair, Jon Weinberg, Anthony Patten, Austin Lewis, Cal MacKenzie, Sean McCready and Sal Rinaldi. St. Paul’s results The St. Paul’s …

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Youth basketball Concord Christian Academy’s 7/8 boys’ and girls’ basketball teams defeated Holy Trinity in Suncook Valley Basketball School League action. The Kingsmen boys were led by Noah Cummings (11 points, five steals) and Jacob Taylor (eight points, six rebounds). Luke Foster (six points) and Jon Foreman (two …