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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 …

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: Young Pembroke-Campbell hangs tough but falls to Portsmouth-Newmarket

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

HOOKSETT – There are no moral victories for the Pembroke Academy-Campbell hockey team this winter, but last night’s season-opening setback felt like a win. The young PAC program, with 16 underclassmen on its roster, hung tough with fellow …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school hockey teams

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

High school hockey outlook Boys Bishop Brady Division: I Coach: Russ Franey (1st year) Last year: 0-18-0, did not make tournament Returning starters: Kyle Jalbert, sr., G; Andrew Yvars, sr., G; Brendan Brack, sr., F; Spencer Sloane, sr., D; Matt Brousseau, jr., D; Stephen Donelan, so., F T …

Concord boys’ hockey making a push to return to postseason

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

It’s been a long offseason away from the ice for the Concord High boys’ hockey team – two weeks too long, to be exact. For the first time in more than two decades, the Crimson Tide failed to …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, December 15, 2014

JV result The Concord JV girls’ basketball team lost to Bedford, 41-27. Brighid Weeden led all scorers with 15 points. Becca Zenor added six rebounds for the Tide, while Gillian Bennett had four steals. ∎ The Merrimack Valley JV girls’ basketball team defeated Kingswood, 32-23, Friday night. Dakota Drew …

Concord girls’ hockey blows by Souhegan, 8-3, in opener

Monday, December 15, 2014

The Concord High School girls’ hockey team went into the locker room during the first intermission with a one-goal lead over Souhegan, but Coach Stacy Boudrias thought her players could do better. So she told them. “We played the first period a little … ” Boudrias said, her …

Influx of freshmen giving Concord girls’ hockey team a boost

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Stacy Boudrias can’t hide her excitement. It grabbed her the moment this year’s Concord High girls’ hockey team took the ice for the first time. “The first practice, in the first five minutes, I looked at my practice …

High schools: Concord wrestlers capture Salem Blue Devil Classic

Sunday, December 14, 2014

It wasn’t a perfect day for the Concord wrestling team – but it was plenty good enough. The Crimson Tide totaled 170.5 points to win the 12-team Blue Devil Classic, finishing ahead of Central Catholic (157.5), Pinkerton (150), Windham (113) and Salem (102). “We wrestled hard and tough,” …

Ray Duckler: Alosa’s team a traveling show you won’t want to miss

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Bring a pressure gauge to the Pembroke Academy gym, and the needle might spin out of control. Pressure is part of the culture there these days. From the pressure of expectations, to the pressure to succeed at a …

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 …

Preseason peek at area hockey teams at today’s CHS Jamboree

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Three of the area’s high school boys’ hockey teams will take to the Everett Arena ice today for the 24th annual CHS Hockey Jamboree. Host Concord takes on Bishop Guertin at 4 p.m., followed by Bishop Brady against Guertin at 4:50, Concord vs. Bow at 5:50, and Brady …