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High School Highlights: BG girls hoop stays unbeaten

High Schools

Girls basketball Bishop Guertin 66, Londonderry 33 The Cardinals (6-0) stay perfect by defeating the Lancers on Wednesday. Guertin was able to move the ball around and saw eight players in the scoring column. Addison Smith led with 14 points, Erin Carney had 12 points, and Hannah ...

Hayward leads Celtics over Timberwolves

Boston sports

BOSTON (AP) – Gordon Hayward came off the bench to score a season-high 35 points, and the Boston Celtics beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 115-102 on Wednesday night. Terry Rozier scored 11 of his 16 points in the first quarter while making his third start of the season because Kyrie Irving ...

Celtics achieve consistent inconsistency

Local Sports Columnists

For at least one bewildered soul, trying to decipher exactly what is wrong with the Celtics is beyond baffling. It is like trying to find your inner Red Auerbach and dredging up your inner Rick Pitino. It is like putting a jigsaw puzzle through the washer and dryer, piling that small ...

Patriots playoff game set for Sunday, Jan. 13 at 1 p.m.

Boston sports

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Those who have always agreed with former New England Patriots coach Bill Parcells that football was meant to be played Sunday at 1 p.m. will be happy about the latest playoff news. That's when the Patriots will play their AFC Divisional Round game -- Sunday, Jan. 13 at 1 ...

FCBL, Martha’s Vineyard Sharks in court dispute

Local Sports

NASHUA – Now we know what is holding up a Futures Collegiate League/Nashua Silver Knights schedule, and it isn’t just finalizing the addition of a new franchise. It’s trying to keep one of their own in fold – legally. According to a recent Worcester Telegram report, the Futures ...

Boston sports

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) – The New England Patriots claimed two victories in one game. Actually, it only took them about a half. Tom Brady threw for three first-half touchdowns and New England clinched its ninth straight first-round bye in the playoffs on Sunday with a 38-3 victory over the ...

Patriots crush Jets, nail down playoff bye

Boston sports

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) – The New England Patriots claimed two victories in one game. Actually, it only took them about a half. Tom Brady threw for three first-half touchdowns and New England clinched its ninth straight first-round bye in the playoffs on Sunday with a 38-3 victory over the ...

Thornton’s size sinks Titans in tourney finals

High Schools

NASHUA – Score one for size over speed. The Thornton Academy Golden Trojans have some beef in their boys basketball ranks, and it translated into easy baskets down the stretch to top Nashua High School North, 52-42, on Saturday in the Chick Fil A finals at South's Belanger Gym. “Obviously ...

Goffstown’s Walsh too much for Panthers

High Schools

NASHUA -- Too much Kelly Walsh. Basically, you can boil down the Nashua High School South girls basketball team’s dream of winning the Chick Fil A title to that as Walsh had 28 points in a 64-31 Goffstown win over the Panthers in Saturday’s finals at the Belanger Gym. Thus, the second ...

Telegraph All Stars: Boys, Girls Cross Country

High Schools

Boys Cross Country All Stars Runner of the Year Joseph Curran, Nashua North, Jr. Curran was the mark of consistency this fall, rolling to a fourth-place finish in the Division I state meet and following it up with a sixth-place finish in the Meet of Champions at Mines Falls Park. First ...

Telegraph Field Hockey All Stars

High Schools

Player of the Year Heather Rohr, Merrimack, Jr., Goalie In helping carry Merrimack High School to the Division I state semifinals, Rohr posted six shutouts and allowed only 20 goals all season. The first-team All-Division I selection is also a forward on the Tomahawks basketball ...

Bishop Guertin girls basketball retains holiday tourney title

High Schools

ANDOVER, Mass. – Just when it looked like the Bishop Guertin girls basketball team was ready to throw it in cruise control on its way to another Commonwealth Motors Christmas Classic title, Andover slammed on the brakes. Utilizing the 3-pointer, the host Golden Warriors whittled a 17-point ...

Panthers, Goffstown in Chick Fil A girls finals

High Schools

NASHUA – The pressure was on the Nashua High School girls basketball team on Friday. And they responded. The Panthers won their second Chick Fil A tourney game, topping Keene 44-32 in the semis at the Belanger Gym, assuring that there would be a Nashua team in the finals. Earlier in the ...

Telegraph High School All Stars: Football

High Schools

Coach of the Year: Tarek Rothe, Alvirne Offense First team QB: John Lones, sr. Souhegan RB Curtis Harris, so., Nashua North RB, Curtis Harris, so. Nashua North RB: Jaylen Pacheco, sr., Nashua South RB: Keegan Mills, jr., Campbell RB: Ben Eichman, sr., Merrimack WR: ...

Bishop Guertin in girls hoop tourney finals

High Schools

ANDOVER, Mass. – The winter season of 2018-19 is already mirroring the last three seasons for Bishop Guertin’s girls basketball team. These Cardinals can’t be stopped. At least that’s the impression they’re giving crowds attending games in New Hampshire and Massachusetts thus ...

Tom King’s top local sports stories for 2018

Local Sports Columnists

The end of any sports year brings the toughest job of that year – choosing the best and most memorable of the best and most memorable. It’s purely a subjective exercise, and almost every time after “send” is hit, another possible addition to the list is recalled. But we’ll go with ...

How much longer will Patriots handle the Jets?

Local Sports Columnists

Rob Gronkowski says he's all in for, uh, the rest of this year. Tom Brady says he wants to play next year and beyond. That's all well and good, but how does this all help the New England Patriots right now? The playoffs remain a mystery. Anything is possible. Meanwhile, there's no playoff for ...

Local track teams fare well at Plymouth, UNH meets

High Schools

ndoor Track Plymouth State meet Milford The boys team had a well rounded day finishing second with 52 points. Victor Garcia could not be touched winning the 55 meter dash, 300 meter dash, and the long jump. Garcia was also part of the winning 4x200 relay team with Alex Addonizio, Matt ...

KidSports: Elks Hoop Shoot set for Jan. 5

Kids Sports

Nashua youths 13-year-old Morgan Gillis, 12-year-old Joshua Caruso, 11-year-old Ebuke Okorie, and 9-year-olds Ryan Caruso and Elosiella Sadoski will be seeking to win the 2019 New Hampshire State Elks Southwest District Hoop Shoot Championship on Saturday, Jan. 5 at 10 a.m. at the Monadnock ...