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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 …

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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 …

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Saturday, December 6, 2014

High school basketball The Franklin High girls’ basketball team lost its season opener against Newfound, 56-30. “Newfound’s pressure frustrated us early and they just kept coming when they sensed the struggles,” Franklin Coach J.J. Winters said. Lexi Colpack and Zoe Kaplan scored seven points each to pace Franklin. …

High schools: Kearsarge spreads the wealth in season-opening girls’ basketball win over H-D

Saturday, December 6, 2014

NORTH SUTTON – With 11 varsity returnees and only one player lost to graduation from last year’s squad, the Kearsarge Regional girls’ basketball team is learning to spread the wealth. “We were a one-player offensive team last year,” …

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Saturday, December 6, 2014

JV results The Hopkinton JV girls’ basketball team won its season opener over Mascoma, 39-27. Lyndon Flannigan scored 10 points and grabbed four rebounds, while Lily Scammon (six points, three steals) played a solid all-around game. Caroline Flood (10 points, 10 boards, three assists, three steals) and Abby …

High school Stars of the Day

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Chay Cadarette, Belmont, 15 points, 20 rebounds in 45-35 win Devi Kraushaar, Kearsarge, 15 points in 67-11 win Maddie Clark, Hopkinton, 16 points in 47-35 win …

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Friday, December 5, 2014

Middle school results The Hopkinton Middle School boys’ basketball team lost in the final second in its opener to Conant, 54-52. Hopkinton was led by Kevin Newton-Delgado with 20 points, Caleb Yianakololos and Mike Baer with 10 points each and Ben Bickford with six points. Colby Quiet and …

Capsule preview outlook of the area’s high school D-III and D-IV girls’ basketball teams

Friday, December 5, 2014

High school D-III and D-IV girls’ basketball outlook Belmont Division: III Coach: Mark Dawalga (3rd year) Last year: 10-10, reached second round Returning players: Cassie Contigiani, sr.; Jackelyn Robarge, sr.; Makayla Donovan, sr.; Chayleigh Cadarette, sr.; Courtney Claremont, jr.; Andreya Murphy, jr.; Megan Prescott, jr.; Shannon Davies, so.; …

Letter: Pay it forward

Thursday, December 4, 2014

As we share our stories of how we used our camping skills to negotiate the lack of power over Thanksgiving, let us remember that there are many people in our community who wake up cold every morning, who never have heat or hot water or a refrigerator or …

Letter: Reclined, but not relaxed

Thursday, December 4, 2014

As senior citizens with few extravagances, we had wished for power reclining chairs and finally indulged ourselves a few months ago. As the heavy snow fell outside, we were smugly snuggled in, enjoying TV and occasional naps in comfort. We awoke from brief nap to pitch-black silence and …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Middle school results The Deerfield Community School girls’ basketball team defeated Epsom Middle School, 32-27. Leading scorers for Deerfield were Ashley Nault and Caroline Clark. ∎ The Rundlett girls’ A basketball team lost to Bedford. Helen Massah, Paige Weatherbee, Quinn Daniels, Anaya Nadeau and Carly Torrence led the defense. …

Towns holding holiday-themed events

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Holiday shopping season unofficially kicked off Thanksgiving weekend, but starting this weekend, townwide events are being held to encourage people to shop, visit and celebrate in their communities. The 11th “Starry, Starry Weekend,” Hopkinton and Contoocook’s holiday tradition, begins tonight. For the first time, the weekend of shopping, …