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A local Portsmouth, NH Seacoast of Maine and New Hampshire Sports Radio talk show covering local seacoast sports and national sports stories.

A local Portsmouth, NH Seacoast of Maine and New Hampshire Sports Radio talk show covering local seacoast sports and national sports stories.


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A local Portsmouth, NH Seacoast of Maine and New Hampshire Sports Radio talk show covering local seacoast sports and national sports stories.




March 8 2019 - Emergency high school playoff show

Area high schools will be featured in nine prominent playoff matchups on Friday night and Saturday. Five of those games will be state championships. The guys give their takes on each matchup to preview a huge sports weekend on the Seacoast!


3rd annual D-I Hoop Bracketology Show

March 2 2019: The guys can't fathom waiting until Monday morning for the NHIAA tournament committee to get its act together and release the Division I boys basketball playoff bracket. Thanks to some trusted secret corespondents, the guys announce the full 15-team bracket, break down the local matchups and give their final four picks! Also, a recap of a wild tournament week on the Seacoast. Always one of our favorite shows of the year!


Feb 23 2019: Time to talk H.S. playoffs

Fully loaded Seacoast Sports Weekly program includes topics like the PHS girls basketball team's OT game with first-place BG, Dover High's hope for a new turf field getting nixed, the Maine hoop playoffs, the Exeter boys clinch the No. 1 seed, an various high school hockey and UNH sports takes!


Feb 16, 2019: Mike Zhe on Maine hoop playoffs and more

Portsmouth Herald sportswriter joins the podcast to discuss a wide range of topics, including the Maine high school hoop playoffs, the UNH men's basketball team's dismal season, the Exeter boys hoop team's chances of cutting down the nets in Durham. Also, sports betting in N.H. and the beautifully wacked-out tournament that's about to unfold in NHIAA girls hockey.


Feb 4 2019: Emergency Monday Night Podcast

The Patriots are world champions for the sixth time in 18 years. Exeter High School swept this year's rivalry hoop games with Winnacunnet, which Dover and Spaulding split. The guys react to the Super Bowl and high school rivalry week in this emergency pod!


PODCAST: Super Bowl preview with Boston Herald's Kevin Duffy

Boston Herald beat writer Kevin Duffy called in from Atlanta, the site of Super Bowl LIII, to help break down all things Patriots-Rams, from the age-gap factor, to Todd Gurley's health, to the craziness that is Super Bowl week from a media perspective.


Jan 24 2019: Another Pats Super Bowl!?!

SMG sportswriter Jay Pinsonnault joins the Seacoast Sports Weekly program to help the guys take an early look at Pats - Chiefs in Super Bowl LIII, as well as the upcoming Exeter-Winnacunnet rivaly basketball games on Feb. 1.


Jan 19 2019: Pats, Chiefs and the Seacoast 5

JD was in Foxboro for the Patriots' dominating win over the Chargers, and the guys look ahead to New England's 8th straight AFC title game appearance. Also, a high school chat with Foster's sports editor Mike Whaley and some UNH hoop and hockey takes.


Jan 11 2019: Ripping the River Hawks

The UMass Lowell men's basketball team declined to speak to the media after Wednesday night's 68-64 loss to New Hampshire, and O'Leary has to vent. JD looks ahead to the upcoming Dover - St. Thomas Aquinas high school boys hockey game.


Pats-Chargers preview with Boston Herald's Kevin Duffy

Patriots beat writer for The Boston Herald Kevin Duffy joined the Seacoast Sports Weekly podcast on Thursday morning to help break down Sunday's AFC Divisional playoff game between the Patriots and Chargers.


Jan 5 2019: Changing of the guard in NHIAA girls hockey?

The guys kick-off 2019 with a break-down of Exeter's recent 2-2 draw with nine-time defending girls hockey champ Hanover. Is this the year Exeter, or another N.H. team, ends Hanover's reign? Other topics: The ousting of Bedford girls basketball coach Sue Thomas, UNH hockey's four-game win streak, Portsmouth's bounce-back week in Division I boys basketball, and a ranking of the Seacoast 5.


Dec 21 2018: The argument for (and against) HS ties

The guys welcome correspondent Josh Seguin to the program to discuss the lastest torn in O'Leary's side: Ties in high school sports. JD and Seguin give their takes on the topic in the second half of the program. The guys also discuss opening night of the Division I boys basketball season. Is it time to panic after Portsmouth's dud at Winnacunnet? Or what about Spaulding's disappointing loss at Salem? And what's up with the new Dover High School gym? All that and more in this 45...


Dec 13 2018—Wanted: More female officials in girls basketball

With high school basketball now in full swing, the guys preview what will be a loaded Seacoast on the boys side with local broadcaster Justin McIsaac. Also covered: The terrible officiating in high school girls basketball on both sides of the river, and what can be done to fix it.


Dec. 8 2018: Patriots chat with the Globe's Chad Finn

Boston Globe sportswriter Chad Finn joined the Seacoast Sports Weekly program on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. Topics included context around the Patriots' dominant local TV ratings and the Nate Eovaldi contract.


Dec 8 2018: Winter HS and the year of UNH sports discontent

The guys take a look at the winter high school sports season and discuss UNH's rampant struggles across the board.


Nov 17 2018: Looking forward to Championship Saturday

Championship Saturday arrives in high school football ... with no New Hampshire teams remaining. The guys look ahead to Marshwood-Brunswick in the Maine Class B final, touch upon the NHIAA championship games at UNH, and give some UNH takes, including a men's hockey team that's looking a lot like the product we've seen in recent seasons.


Nov. 17 2018: Maine Class B football championship preview

Portsmouth Herald sportswriter Mike Zhe joined the Seacoast Sports Weekly podcast on Saturday morning to preview Marshwood's chances at winning a fourth Gold Ball in five years.


Nov 10 2018 : Bring back HS football in the rain

O'Leary and JD treat this Nov. 10, 2018 episode as a "re-entry Saturday" after unforseen circumstances cancled last week's pod. Topics include high school football games being increasingly moved and postponed due to rain, the cat stuck in the tree, some UNH sports takes, and shout-outs to our local fall sports champions.


Oct 27 2018: Longest World Series game ever with Jessica Gagne

NEWS CENTER Maine reporter Jessica Gagne covered Friday night's longest game in World Series history, and she rejoins the show to discuss the scene following Boston's 3-2 loss to the Dodgers in 18 innings. Also, SMG reporter Jay Pinsonnault previews Winnacunnet's field hockey championship game against Windham.


Oct 20 2018 - HS playoff battles heating up

The guys discuss Week 8 of the high school football season, and pose a question: How much should enrollment numbers matter in state alignments. Editor's note: please excuse our technical difficulties! We'll have that ironed out for next neew's episode.