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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 …

Pembroke basketball assistant coach Segal resigns from team

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Dave Segal, an assistant coach with the Pembroke Academy boys’ basketball team, announced Friday on the Spartans’ basketball Facebook page that he resigned from the position, the result, he said, of not being given the opportunity to coach the Spartans during Coach Matt Alosa’s season-opening suspension. “In a coaches meeting with Athletic Director Suzanne Klink, she informed the staff that JV coach Eric …

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: 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,” …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

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 …

My Turn: Contemplating the $100 Christmas

Friday, December 5, 2014

The power is back on, Thanksgiving is over, let the financial race to ruin we call Christmas begin! If there are any lessons to be learned from this last power outage, it is that less can be way more when combined with a healthy dose of gratitude. Our …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

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: Wrong priorities

Thursday, December 4, 2014

It was the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. We were having a terrible snowstorm, as we all know. I was driving home from work at about 3 p.m. when I turned on North Pembroke Road off of Route 28. I was happy to see that I was behind a plow …

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. …

Pembroke’s ‘one-in-a-million’ dance teacher surprised with a retirement party

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

After nearly 50 years of teaching the art, Pembroke’s beloved Helene O’Brien had one last dance with her students Saturday at her surprise retirement party. The founder of O’Brien’s Dance Studio thought she was going out to dinner …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Youth hockey The Brine Team Sales Concord Capitals Mite 1 team dropped both games this past weekend. In Saturday’s 10-7 loss against the Back Bay Squirt 1 team, Dawson Fancher (three goals), Cameron Plumb (two goals) and Colin Ala (two goals) scored, with Henry Brochu (two assists) also …