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Colby Hires Ex-Marauder

Waterville, Maine — Mallory Young has spent eight years with the Colby College women’s ice hockey team as a player and an assistant coach. The Hanover High graduate gets her chance to lead the program as interim head coach for the 2013-14 season.

Young, a 2005 Colby graduate, takes over the team after former head coach David Venditti left to take the head women’s hockey position at University of New England.

Young played hockey for Hanover High from 1998-01 and was captain in 2000-01.

Young played defense at Colby and finished her career with eight goals and two assists for 10 points in 84 games.

Young returned to Colby after serving as an assistant coach at Williams College. She also spent one year as an assistant at UMass-Boston during the 2007-08 season. After graduating from Colby, Young was an assistant girls hockey coach at New Hampton School for the 2005-06 and 2006-07 seasons.

Colby finished 10-15 last season.

High Schools

Stevens Wins Award

Claremont — Stevens High School has been awarded the NHIAA/National Federation of State High School Association’s Award of Excellence for the 2012-13 athletic year, Principal Frank Sprague announced at Wednesday night’s School Board meeting.

The letter from the NHIAA cited Stevens as one of only 32 schools in the state that did not receive a game disqualification by a player or a coach last year.

The school will formerly accept the award at the NHIAA’s annual meeting on Sept. 16.