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Bedford-BG: A boost for high school girls hoop

Local Sports Columnists

Bedford High School girls basketball coach Sue Thomas and her Bishop Guertin counterpart, Brad Kreick, always seems to be a true realists. Thus, they took what they could as far as the atmosphere surrounding the Bulldogs’ 48-43 win over the Cardinals on Tuesday night. OK, the place wasn’t ...

Bulldogs put Cardinals in the wrong zone, 48-43

High Schools

BEDFORD – The Bishop Guertin High School girls basketball team was in a zone on Tuesday night. But for the Cardinals, it was the wrong kind of zone. The Cardinals got lost in the second half in the Bedford Bulldogs’ zone defense, and ended up falling down the stretch, 48-43, in their ...

Patriots approach to AFC Title Game will be simple, not dramatic

Boston sports

Off the field there may be a little bit of drama. On it? There’s not much mystery or excitement with these New England Patriots, and it may not change too much in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game. It was a pretty good weekend of NFL Divisional Round football, usually considered on an annual ...

Cards suffer frustrating late loss to Brady-Trinity-West

High Schools

TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. – The good news for the Bishop Guertin High School girls hockey team is it helped the sport do itself proud with a fantastic showing Monday, along with the play of the Bishop Brady-Trinity-West co-op team. The bad news? The Cards had to suffer a tough 3-2 loss at Skate 3 ...

North skiers sweep South in Battle of the Bridge

High Schools

SKIING Nashua North sweeps South The Titans opened up a 3-1 lead in the Battle of the Bridge with the boys topping the Panthers, 389-383 and the girls winning, 391-381 in a pair of close dual meets. In the boys race, North was paced by first-place finisher Josh Weiss, who came with a combined ...

Patriots saw a lot of good things in win over Titans

Boston sports

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – When the dust settled, here’s what the New England Patriots and their fans saw in Saturday night’s 35-14 AFC Divisional Round playoff win Saturday night and could smile about going into next Sunday’s AFC Championship Game: They saw a quarterback, Tom Brady, who had ...

It’s a North-South split in first Bridge Battle event

High Schools

The first matchup in the winter Nashua High School North-South Battle of the Bridge resulted in a split on Sunday. The South girls track team topped North, 74-48, at the University of New Hampshire’s Paul Sweet Oval, while at the same time the North boys downed the Panthers, It was actually ...

Bruins fall to Stars in OT thanks to Tyler Seguin

Boston sports

BOSTON (AP) – Tyler Seguin made a move at the left circle to get past one defender, then skated into the slot as the other two Bruins went to the ice. He swooped wide to Anton Khudobin’s glove side, inducing the goalie to leave his skates as well, and then flipped the puck into the net for ...

Patriots back in AFC Title Game with win over Titans

Boston sports

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Same as it ever was. To no one’s surprise, the New England Patriots will be playing in their record seventh AFC Championship Game. After trailing 7-0 early, they took control and never looked back en route to a 35-14 AFC Divisional Round win on Saturday night at chilly ...

Nashua North, Nashua South split as Bridge Battle begins

High Schools

The first matchup in the winter Nashua High School North-South Battle of the Bridge resulted in a split on Sunday. The South girls track team topped North, 74-48, at the University of New Hampshire’s Paul Sweet Oval, while at the same time the North boys downed the Panthers,78-14. It was ...

Cardinals stun Panthers, 67-54, for first win

High Schools

NASHUA – The unbeaten Division I boys baskerball team vs. the winless team didn’t exactly go according to how the casual high school fan would expect on Friday night at the Belanger Gym. The Bishop Guertin Cardinals looked as if they had been solid all year, while it was the previously ...

Guertin girls have no problem vs. Nashua South, 63-23

High Schools

NASHUA – Another game in New Hampshire, another double-digit win for the Bishop Guertin High School girls basketball team. That may not be the case when they visit Bedford in a much anticipated Division I title game rematch on Tuesday. But they certainly were dominant on Friday night in a ...

The game is finally the hot topic for the Patriots

Local Sports Columnists

Game Day. Finally. Finally, the talk about TB12, Jimmy Garoppolo, a Robert Kraft-Bill Belichick-Tom Brady rift, some Life of Tom documentary, where Patriots coordinators Josh McDaniels and Matt Patricia will end up next year, etc., etc. will all be put on the back burner for a few hours. It’s ...

Patriots have conquered the AFC Divisonal Round this decade

Boston sports

Divide and conquer? With one notable exception, the AFC Divisional Round playoff games, all at Gillette Stadium, have brought nothing but success for the New England Patriots this current decade Here’s a look, beginning, however, with a stunning loss that ended their 2010 season in early ...

Guertin tabs former assistant Trisciani as new football coach

High Schools

NASHUA – Bishop Guertin High School had applications from around the country for its vacant head football coaching job. But the Cardinal administration didn’t have to look very far for its ideal candidate. He was right in the school building. Guertin named former Cards assistant coach John ...

Nashua home for new semi-pro soccer team

Local Sports

NASHUA – The area will have a new soccer team to watch in the spring. Introducing what their co-owner Jarod Barbosa is basically calling the “Silver Knights” of local soccer, the International Soccer Club of Nashua Eagles, a semi-pro soccer team that will begin play in the United Premier ...

Tomahawks cruise past Spaulding, 46-25

High Schools

GIRLS BASKETBALL Merrimack 46, Spaulding 25 Courtney Schaub had eight points and Jenna Chambers added seven as the host Tomahawks improved to 5-3 in Division I. Spaulding fell to 2-4. Merrimack hosts Concord on Friday. Pelham 62, Campbell 30 Gabi Sott lead the Cougars against the Division II ...