Sports

Spaulding handles Bishop Guertin, 3-1

High Schools

Lexie Cambray’s 10 kills and 10 digs couldn’t help the Cardinals avoid a 16-25, 25-20, 22-25, 19-25 loss as they fell to 6-11. Jenna McCormack and Kasey Massicotte had nine and 15 assists, respectively. Sarah Shields (eight kills, six digs) and Mariana Gomez (11 digs) also ...

Crusaders get past PAL Force in Nashua football battle

Kids Sports

FOOTBALL Seventh grade: Crusaders 24, Nashua PAL 7 The Nashua Seventh Grade Elks Crusaders ended their season in style with a 24-7 win over rival Nashua PAL. The Crusaders had a strong ground game with hard running from Kyle Salemi, Ryan Rutstein and Joe Buturla. The passing game was ...

Self-reliance isn’t at supermarket meat counters

Local Sports

To those uninitiated in the autumn rites of hunting there exists an enigma as to why anyone would sally forth into the wilds beyond with a gun in hand in an attempt to procure themselves a meal especially when there is a perfectly good supermarket right down the street. A hunter knows why we ...

Shocker: gaming linked to obesity

Local Sports

Sometimes, things just seem so obvious. But then again, I guess it could be helpful to have someone smack you with the obvious from time to time. For example, your odds of being overweight increase by 94 percent if you play video games more than once a week. Seems pretty obvious, but a study ...

Nashua South soccer goalie Adaeze Obinelo excelling

High Schools

NASHUA – Adaeze Obinelo is going places. The world is her oyster. Well, at least three countries. The Nashua High School South goalie has triple citizenship. Her father, Izuh, was born in Nigeria, as were here mother’s parents; but her mother Nze was born in Canada, which ...

Bishop Guertin stymies Nashua North in D-I West matchup

High Schools

NASHUA – Based on statistics alone, you would assume the Nashua North offense was successful against Bishop Guertin on Saturday evening. Then again, you’d be underestimating the talent of the Cardinals’ defense. Despite compiling more yards and nearly twice the ...

Nashua South football runs down Keene

High Schools

NASHUA – Big plays, big yards, big win. That’s pretty much what Nashua High School took away from Friday night’s 52-27 triumph over the winless (0-7) Keene Blackbirds, a win that vaults the 4-3 Panthers back over the .500 mark South scored six TDs in instant ...

Salem shuts out Merrimack

High Schools

MERRIMACK – Charles Sibanda rushed for 142 yards and three touchdowns as the visiting Salem Blue Devils shut out host Merrimack on its own Senior Night for a 28-0 Division I South conference victory Friday night. Sibanda scored on runs of 6, 4, and 15 in the first half while the Blue ...

Sabers let late lead slip away in loss to Pioneers

High Schools

MANCHESTER – Senior Trevor Barrett led the Souhegan High School football team with a receiving touchdown, an interception and a 69-yard kickoff return. Still, the Sabers came up short in a 28-24 loss to Trinity at Gill Stadium on Friday night. “Trevor is a guy that is a ...

Londonderry’s big plays bury Alvirne, 41-15

High Schools

HUDSON – The Big Play ruined a big day for Alvirne as they hosted traditional Division I power Londonderry in Hudson. The Lancers (6-1) had two 80-yard touchdowns, two 41-yard touchdowns and a 50-yarder as they cruised to a 41-15 victory over the Broncos. Londonderry quarterback ...

Cavaliers fall to ConVal at home

High Schools

HOLLIS – For Joe Brooks it was too much to take. Losing 35-21 to a winless ConVal team on Senior night was too much. As Hollis Brookline coach Chris Lones delivered his postgame speech dozens of long faces politely listened. Brooks lay prostrate on the ground the entire time. It ...

NH-Vermont Shrine Game should be ended

High Schools

So it looks like this year’s crop of high school seniors will have a chance to represent New Hampshire in the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl after all. The Granite State will be going for its 15th straight win in the 62nd annual game on Aug. 1, 2015. But if no one from New Hampshire ...

Milford rolls over Manchester West

High Schools

Abby Blanchet recorded 13 helpers, two kills and four aces to guide Milford in a 25-7, 25-11, 25-10 victory over Manchester West (1-14). Olivia Rougeau (nine kills, two blocks, six aces, five digs, one assist), Jess Scott (five kills, four digs, three aces), Jess Leach (five aces) and Zoe ...

South girls top Keene

High Schools

NASHUA south Girls soccer South 4, Keene 2 Emily Durette scored three goals as the Purple Panthers posted their fifth win of the season. Michelle Marcotte also scored for Nashua South. Adaeze Obinelo turned aside seven shots in goal for the Panthers.

Mike Vailas follows brothers as NH high school quarterback

High Schools

Mike Vailas took the snap and started to roll out to his right, but after a couple of steps, the Bedford High School senior stopped. Why am I doing this, Vailas thought, and he turned his eyes downfield. Nothing but green turf sat in front of him for almost 10 yards, more than enough room for ...

Milford seeks coaching applicants

High Schools

The Milford School District has openings for the following four positions: Varsity girls basketball coach, available Nov. 24 with a stipend of $3,513; assistant alpine ski coach, available Nov. 24 with a TBD stipend; freshman boys basketball coach, available Dec. 1 with a stipend of $1,537; ...

Concord, Bedford week’s best NH high school football game

High Schools

If you want to see some smash-mouth high school football, Bedford is the place to be Friday night. This matchup between the host Bulldogs (6-0) and visiting Concord Crimson Tide (5-1) may be one of the best games on the season schedule, never mind this week. It’s a big game for both ...

Hollis tops West

High Schools

Hollis Brookline 4, Manchester West 2 Michelle Philpot, Courtney Ulrich, Magnolia Moskun and Hannah Modelski all scored goals in the win for the Cavs. Modelski and Moskun each also had a pair of assists . Olivia Clegghorn had three saves to bring Hollis Brookline to 11-3-1.

Merrimack sweeps Concord

High Schools

Merrimack 3, Concord 0 (from Thursday) Game scores in the Merrimack sweep were 25-15, 25-13, 25-12. Jenn Coffey had a strong game with four blocks, eight digs, and 18 kills, while Jo Coffey added six aces, two blocks, nine digs, five kills, and 35 assists. Lianna Klinger had 10 digs and Elise ...

Jones leads Souhegan over Milford

High Schools

Souhegan 2, Milford 0 Jasper Jones was the man of the match for Souhegan, as Jones scored two beautiful goals in the second half to lift the Sabers over the Spartans. Devan Casey and Ali Eweiss picked up the assists on the goals. Teigue Young earned the shutout for Souhegan by making three ...