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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 school Stars of the Day

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Stephen Moran, Concord swimming, won 200 IM, 100 fly, part of winning 200 free and 200 medley relays Madison Langan, Winnisquam basketball, 22 points, 18 rebounds, 4 steals, 4 blocks in 45-34 win Chay Cadarette, Belmont basketball, 19 points, 13 rebounds in 46-44 win Jake Hemmerlein, Hopkinton Alpine, …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, December 20, 2014

JV results ∎ The Concord JV girls’ basketball team fell to Bishop Guertin, 50-31. Pam Usanase and Lyra Canabano recorded five and eight rebounds, respectively, while Emily Otto scored eight points. Freshmen Catherine Reynolds, Ashley Kelly and Jada Duvert played well. ∎ The Coe Brown JV boys’ basketball team defeated …

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

Friday, December 19, 2014

High school Division II boys’ basketball outlook Bishop Brady Division: II Coach: Cole Etten (1st year) Last year: 14-6, reached quarterfinals Returning PLAYERS: Jourdain Bell, sr., G, 6-1; Brendan Johnson, sr., G, 6-0; Aaron Svendsen, sr., C, 6-6; Joseph Bell, jr., G, 6-1; Matthew Quirk, so., G, 5-9; …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, December 19, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK The Bears return most of their points from last year’s team that dominated D-II. 2. CONCORD GIRLS’ X-C SKIING Led by Erin Waters and Kate Andy, the Tide are …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, December 19, 2014

High school result The John Stark-Hopkinton boys’ hockey team defeated Souhegan, 6-3, in the season opener for both teams on Wednesday. Jake Blanchette (two goals) and Kyle Kolehmainen tallied first-period goals to give the Generals a 2-1 lead after the first, and Blanchette and Robbie Ferguson (goal, assist) …

High schools: Brady-Trinity pours it on in opening 6-1 win over Concord

Thursday, December 18, 2014

For two-plus periods, it was a game. In 88 seconds, it turned into a rout. The Bishop Brady-Trinity girls’ hockey team was in charge throughout, taking a lead in the opening minutes that it wouldn’t relinquish. But Concord …

Freshmen lead the charge as Concord boys blank Brady, 3-0

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The smaller-than-normal crowd was relatively quiet, the student sections thin. The annual pre-Christmas showdown between the Concord and Bishop Brady hockey teams has lost some of its luster. But you’ll never convince the players of that … especially …

High school Stars of the Day

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Sarah Plourde, Bishop Brady-Trinity girls’ hockey, 33 saves in 6-1 win Tyler Mattos, Kearsarge boys’ basketball, 19 points, 9 rebounds in 58-40 loss Adrian Hadley, Pittsfield boys’ basketball, 17 points, 7 rebounds in 74-44 loss …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Middle school results The Bow Memorial School boys’ basketball team beat McLaughlin Middle School, 46-37. Bow was led by Max Elsasser (11 points), while Steven Guerrette and Cory Gott had strong games defensively. ∎ The Hopkinton Middle School girls’ basketball team defeated Winnisquam, 43-36. Amelia Thomas led all scorers …

High school Stars of the Day

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Karli Loiselle, Pembroke girls’ basketball, 18 points in 40-33 win Luke Luneau, Hopkinton boys’ basketball, 24 points, 13 rebounds Dana Bean, Franklin boys’ basketball, 25 points in 64-59 win Kenny Torres, Franklin boys’ basketball, 22 points, including 10 in the fourth, in 64-59 win Matt Ehrenberg, Bow boys’ …