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Saber girls now 4-0 after easy win over Nashua South

High Schools

GIRLS LACROSSE Souhegan 17, Nashua South 2 Taylor Clark had six goals and two assists to pace the Sabers (4-0), who also got five goals from Savannah Behn and three with an assist by Abby Cranney. Clare Woodford had a pair of goals with an assist while Abby Hawkes added a single tally. ...

City baseball teams off to flying start

High Schools

Yes, it’s extremely early. But after the first week of the high school baseball season, when is the last time all three teams in the city of Nashua – North, South, and Bishop Guertin – were undefeated? The three teams ended Week One with a combined 7-0 record, and included in those were ...

High School Highlights: Souhegan girls lacrosse now 4-0

High Schools

Souhegan 17, Nashua South 2 Taylor Clark had six goals and two assists to pace the Sabers (4-0), who also got five goals from Savannah Behn and three with an assist by Abby Cranney. Clare Woodford had a pair of goals with an assist while Abby Hawkes added a single tally. O’Neill Galinson had ...

Cavaliers boys tennis team now 4-0

High Schools

BOYS TENNIS Hollis Brookline 7, Trinity 2 The Cavaliers stayed unbeaten at 4-0 as they swept singles to wrap up the match early indoors at Nashua Swim&Tennis. HB singles winners from No. 1 on down were Nick Vahe (8-0), David Cherkassky (8-5), David Paradie (8-1), Ben Ziglinski (8-4), Max ...

Bishop Guertin girls lacrosse falls to Pinkerton

High Schools

NASHUA – Regardless of sport, defense at the end of a quarter or half can mean the world. Bishop Guertin’s defense was outstanding in the second half and allowed just one goal in the first 24 and a half minutes of the stanza, but Pinkerton Academy’s Lauren Lisasuskas’ game-winning goal ...

Maple Leafs get on the board, Bruins lead series 2-1

Boston sports

TORONTO (AP) – Auston Matthews scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, Patrick Marleau had two goals, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins 4-2 on Monday night in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference first-round series. James van Riemsdyk also scored and Mitch Marner and ...

GNAC volleyball champion Raiders set for NCAA tournament

Local Sports

NASHUA – Rivier University will have a team playing in an NCAA tournament this year after all. Is it a surprise it’s the Raider men’s volleyball team? Given its history, perhaps not really. But the program had gone three springs without a Great Northeast Conference championship until ...

Linden, Kawauchi win frosty Boston Marathon

Boston sports

BOSTON – After slogging through just a few miles of icy rain and a near-gale headwind that made her feel like she was running in place, Desiree Linden decided she’d seen enough of the Boston Marathon for another year. “My hands were freezing, and there are times where you were just stood ...

Local Boston Marathon Finishers

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(As posted at baa.org at 10 p.m.) NASHUA Stephen Chaloner, 2:45:16 Matthew Meagher, 2:58:29 Shane Gagnon, 3:02:34 Robert Campbell, 3:25:57 Rachel Picard, 3:26:15 Philip Collins, 3:26:17 Marcos De Sa, 3:29:07 Kevin Higgins, 3:33:22 Raniel Babala, 3:34:32 Amanda McCann, 3:39:31 Amanda Walker, ...

Nashua Eagles soccer team debuts with win

Local Sports

The Nashua Eagles of the International Soccer Club captured their UPSL season opener this past weekend with a 5-0 win over the New Hampshire Rapids at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Mass. Mayele Hernandez had three goals while Quincy Appah (goal, assist) and Rivier University’s Ben ...

Celtics overcome Bucks in Game 1 of playoff series

Boston sports

BOSTON (AP) – Boston coach Brad Stevens loves the postseason because it offers a chance to “bust narratives.” The Celtics took their first step toward shattering the belief they can’t win without their biggest stars. Al Horford had 24 points and 12 rebounds and Boston overcame Khris ...

Red Sox, Chris Sale leave Orioles out in the cold

Boston sports

BOSTON (AP) – Even playing in wild chills below freezing couldn’t slow down the red-hot Boston Red Sox. Andrew Benintendi got three hits and the Red Sox extended the best start in their 118-year history, beating the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 Sunday at frigid Fenway Park. “I was miserable, ...

Belichick’s Show About Nothing always entertains

Local Sports Columnists

Enlightening. Informative. Entertaining. Engaging. Those are basically all the things many would hope that New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick would be. But to be honest, there didn’t seem to be a lot of that Friday morning in his 8:30 a.m.pre-draft press conference. Breakfast With Bill ...

Cards off to 3-0 start after 6-3 win over Tide

High Schools

NASHUA – Scott Painter remembers exactly the last time the Bishop Guertin High School baseball team started a season 3-0. “We started 3-0 my first year,” Painter said with a big grin after the Cards used a six-run third inning to top Concord, 6-3, Friday at Holman Stadium. “It’s ...

Titans begin the Harris Era with comeback win over Salem.

High Schools

NASHUA – In the big picture, those involved with Nashua High School North baseball program are looking to hit the reset button. The Titans also found a way to do that within the course of just seven innings, too, as they rallied to beat Salem, 7-3 in their season opener Thursday at Holman ...

Redman leads North lacrosse past Merrimack; South falls in opener

High Schools

BOYS LACROSSE Nashua North 7, Merrimack 6 Todd Redman had three goals and two assists as the visiting Titans picked up their first win of the year (1-1). Martin Flaherty had two goals while Troy Bottari added two goals and an assist. Also for North, Zac Maszczak won 12 of 17 faceoffs and Ryan ...

Bruins overwhelm Maple Leafs in Game 1

Boston sports

BOSTON (AP) — Sean Kuraly isn’t so good at waiting. The Boston Bruins forward is usually going full-speed on the ice, whether it’s chasing the puck on the forecheck or sizing up an opponent for a hit. So when he saw David Pastrnak’s shot hit off the post and flutter into the air, it was ...