Hoop, hockey season begins Friday night

14 years ago

    The high school hockey and basketball season kicks off Friday night with several games to be played around the region.
    WHOU-FM 100.1 will be broadcasting games again this season, with play-by-play commentator Ken Holck and color man Rob Moran, along with a host of guests.
Holck, in his 12th year, will be on the air with the start of the season through the Eastern Maine Tournament, covering girls’ and boys’ games from Houlton, Hodgdon, Southern Aroostook, Greater Houlton Christian Academy and Central Aroostook.
The coverage will also include Katahdin, Easton, Ashland, Washburn, Fort Fairfield and Presque Isle during the tournament, as well as a few other select regular season games involving these teams. Fort Fairfield games will be broadcast on WBCQ, along with WHOU during the tournament.
Games will be streamed with no charge online at the listen live link on WHOU-FM Web site.
The first week of the season looks like the following:

    Thursday, Dec. 3
Houlton junior high girls host Medway, 4/5:15 p.m.
Katahdin Middle School girls and boys host Hodgdon, 3:30/4:45 p.m.

    Friday, Dec. 4
* Houlton junior varsity and varsity girls host Lee, 5:30/7 p.m.
GHCA varsity girls and boys host Van Buren (UMPI), 5:30/7 p.m.
Katahdin junior varsity and varsity boys host Central Aroostook, 5/6:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Dec. 5
Houlton junior varsity and varsity boys at Madawaska, 1/2:30 p.m.
SACS junior varsity and varsity girls at Washburn, 5:30/7 p.m.
Katahdin junior varsity and varsity girls at Schenck, 1/2:30 p.m.

    Monday, Dec. 7
* Hodgdon junior varsity and varsity boys host Southern Aroostook, 5:30/7 p.m.
GHCA varsity girls and boys at Easton, 5:30/7 p.m.
SACS junior varsity and varsity girls host Limestone/MSSM, 5/6:30 p.m.
Katahdin junior varsity and varsity girls at Ashland, 5:30/7 p.m.
Houlton junior high boys at PI White, 4/5:15 p.m.

    Tuesday, Dec. 8
* Houlton junior varsity and varsity girls host Presque Isle, 5:30/7 p.m.
Hodgdon junior varsity and varsity girls host Washburn, 5:30/7 p.m.
Katahdin junior varsity and varsity boys host Ashland, 5/6:30 p.m.
Houlton-Hodgdon Black Hawks at Presque Isle, 6 p.m.

    Wednesday, Dec. 9
* Houlton junior varsity and varsity boys host Presque Isle, 5:30/7 p.m.
Hodgdon varsity boys and girls at East Grand, 5:30/7 p.m.
SACS junior varsity and varsity boys host Washburn, 5:30/7 p.m.
(* games to be broadcast on WHOU-FM)

WHOU-FM broadcast schedule

Friday, Dec. 4
Houlton varsity girls host Lee, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 5
Fort Fairfield varsity girls host CAHS, 7 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 7
Hodgdon varsity boys host SACS, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 8
Houlton varsity girls host Presque Isle, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 9
Houlton varsity boys host Presque Isle, 7 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 10
SACS varsity girls host Katahdin, 6:30 p.m. (tentative)
Friday, Dec. 11
Houlton varsity boys host Lee, 7 p.m.