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Eagles step closer to the ice

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NASHUA – Will Daniel Webster College finally have a women’s varsity hockey team in 2015? The Eagles, who nearly a year ago had expected to already have a team on the ice, took the first step toward that when it was announced they are part of a new Division III ...

Campbell edges Pelham, 53-50

High Schools

Hannah Neild had 20 points and five rebounds as the Cougars (3-1), who led by 11 at one point, held off the Pythons down the stretch. Kali Trunca added 15 points and nine boards. Avery LaCroix had four points and four assists.

Johnson lifts Hollis Brookline over John Stark

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Kristin Johnson scored a game-high 20 points and pulled down 12 rebounds, leading Hollis Brookline to a 47-38 win over John Stark. Maddy Clark and Allison Crooks chipped in with five points each, while Kristen DuPont grabbed 10 rebounds of her own for the Cavaliers (1-1), who travel to Milford ...

Coe-Brown cruises past Sabers, 38-21

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The Sabers defense stepped up in the second half, holding the Bears to just 10 points, but Souhegan struggled offensively. Ciarri Formby-Lavertu led the Sabers (1-1) with six points while Hannah Chick came off the bench to add five points. Souhegan held Coe-Brown’s Jennifer Schlim, a ...

Choate leads Nashua North over Dover, 46-38

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The Titans got off to a slow start but took control with a 13-2 second quarter. Taylor Choate led the way with 18 points, 11 rebounds and three assists while Sara Cordova added 13 points and six boards. At Nashua North NASHUA NORTH (46) Taylor Choate 7-3-18, Sara Cordova 4-2-13, Isabel ...

Milford rolls past Lebanon, 39-30

High Schools

The Spartans improved to 2-0 after holding Lebanon to just two points in an 18-2 first half. Jess Ryan had 11 points while Adelle Pitsas added eight. At Lebanon MILFORD (39) Jess Ryan 4-0-11, Adelle Pitsas 2-4-8, Devany Pitsas 1-2-4, Kaitlyn Matthews 2-0-4, Becca Cleary 2-0-4, Amy Arena ...

Alvirne tops Central, 39-35

High Schools

The visiting Broncos (1-1) picked up their first win of the season as Sam Ratte led the way with 11 points while Kaycee Carbone added nine points and 10 rebounds. Marissa Sweeney had seven points and nine boards for the Broncos, who saw the Little Green rally for a late one-point lead before ...

Pelham hands Campbell first loss, 56-45

High Schools

Kyle Shaw and Harrison Vedrani each had 11 points but it wasn’t enough as the visiting Cougars (1-1) suffered their first loss of the season. Zack Bergeron added seven points for Campbell, which was outrebounded 28-21.

Granite State is 7th healthiest state in the union

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The holiday season is fully upon us, which means it’s that time of year to do the thing we love most of all. Yes, it’s time for us to compile some lists to remember the “Best of 2014.” Like big, box store Christmas displays before Halloween, the lists ...

With home loss to New York Knicks, Celtics hit bottom

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Each time the Celtics look as though they have begun their ascent from morbidity, they tumble back to NBA bedrock. The hardest fall this season – and let’s hope that floor does not sink further – came Friday night in losing to the New York Knicks, 101-96. The ...

Six crowned as Greater Nashua Elks Hoop Shoot champs

Kids Sports

Six Nashua youths – 13-year-old Peyton Adams, 12-year-old Bianca Gershgorin, 11-year-old Sebastioan Coelho, 10-year-old Ariana Sola, 9-year old Ryan Haskell and 9-year Morgan Gillis – won their respective age divisions at the 43rd annual Greater Nashua Elks Hoop Shoot Free ...

West Coast players make an NCAA difference for Rivier

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For Rivier University and Daniel Webster College’s athletic programs, making the NCAA tournament in any sport is a huge deal. Now, some of those programs would like to make the next step. For example, at DWC, men’s soccer has made the Division III Big Dance twice in its ...

Merrimack sweeps Bishop Guertin, Goffstown in tri-match

High Schools

Led by senior Zack Amodio and freshman Jacob Weaver, Merrimack recorded wins over Bishop Guertin and Goffstown on Saturday morning at Merrimack Ten Pin. Amodio and Weaver each posted two-game totals of 420, as Merrimack finished with a team score of 1,832 for four points. BG finished with ...

Litts lights it up in Wilton-Lyndeborough’s season-opening win

High Schools

Jordan Litts hit three 3-pointers on his way to a game-high 22 points as Wilton-Lyndeborough cruised to a 68-35 win over Hinsdale in its Division IV season opener Friday night. The Warriors’ balanced scoring and a defense that held the Pacers to 20 points through three quarters made ...

Hollis Brookline second at Red Raider Invite

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Hollis Brookline placed second out of 17 teams at the Red Raider Invitational in Athol, Mass. Natick (Mass.) took the team title. Cavaliers winning their weight classes were Garrett Klausner (120 pounds), Nathaniel Lindsay (132), Christian Lopez (152), Wyatt Farwell (170) and Kanye Robert ...

Bishop Guertin fourth at Con-Val Early Bird Tournament

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Jordan Rowlette and Brandon Levesque won the 106 and 152 pound weight classes respectively to lead Bishop Guertin to fourth overall at Saturday’s Con-Val Early Bird Tournament. Jacob Bue (113 pounds) placed second, while Chris Lyskawa (195) and Hunter McLaughlin (160) finished fourth ...