September 19, 2020

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Rockets Report

Chris Dugan hosts this Needham Channel Sports production, going in depth on NHS players, coaches and teams.

Episode Guide:

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Episode 10

July 2020


Chris takes a look back at the groundbreaking Boys Volleyball State Championship of 2015. He catches up with the players and coaching staff and gets walked through their season and its impact on their lives.

Episode 9

February 2020


Chris gets bold and challenges Needham Girls Basketball superstar, Kiki McIntyre, to a game of HORSE. Plus, Needham HS is honored as a National Unified Champion School by the Special Olympics.

Episode 8

December 2018


Chris and Kristen play some pickup with the 2019 State Champion Girls Volleyball team, and discover the team's secret to success that led them to the program's first ever state title.

Episode 7

October 2019


Chris is joined by co-host Kristen Connors as three NHS fall sports teams all participate in various fundraising events for cancer research. We check out the events and find out more from each team to find out how exactly they got involved.

Episode 6

April 2019


Chris sits down with Needham's Assistant AD, Mike Jackson, to discuss his 19 years of coaching college basketball, transition into athletic administration, and friendship with former NBA star, Chris Webber. Plus, find out how the Needham HS Water Polo team got started, and why students are racing to the pool to try it. Finally, Girls Lacrosse has a senior-laden team, including three captains who are 4-year starters.

Episode 5

December 2018


Needham High School Girls Basketball is profiled as they gear up for what could be a special season. The NHS Wrestling program continues to ascend - thanks in part to a growing middle school program. Plus, we look at this year's National Letter of Intent Ceremony.

Episode 4

October 2018


Chris profiles NHS Football star Matt Smith and tours the renovated "A" Gym with Athletic Director, Dan Lee. Also, the Girls Volleyball team is spotlighted, as they continue to climb the ranks from playoff team to legitimate state title contender.

Episode 3

July 2018


In this special Rockets Report, we chat with several members of the State Champion NHS Baseball team to get a deeper look into their historic season and tournament run. What was the turning point to their season? How did the team's duck theme start? Plus, much more.

Insight from Danny Demayo, Jordan Gold, Alex Luscher, Charlie Roberts, Alec Sharton, and Charlie Sumner.

Episode 2

July 2018


In the second installment of Rockets Report, we catch up with NHS Girls Lacrosse Head Coach, Paula Kelley, to talk about her first year back leading the program. We take a look at the annual NHS Boosters Celebrity Basketball game, and profile Boys Tennis star, Kevin Chao.

Episode 1

May 2018


In this first episode, he talks with Rocket Softball coach Steph Magni about running the Boston Marathon, profiles the new NHS Unified Track team, and speaks with Boys Volleyball coach Dave Powell about his 200th career victory.