Sports

Merrimack football falls to Timberlane, 16-7

High Schools

PLAISTOW – Pain brought unto oneself is most unbearable, and the Merrimack football team was unable to overcome the self-sabotage Friday night against Timberlane. The Tomahawks turned the ball over five times and gave up a seven-point halftime lead en route to losing 16-7 to the ...

Tie goes to BG runners

High Schools

MANCHESTER – Gabby Richardson knew she wasn’t going to catch up to the leaders at Saturday’s Division I girls cross country championship at Derryfield Park. But the Bishop Guertin High School senior could catch a few of the runners around her and improve her ...

Cardinals still in playoff hunt

High Schools

NASHUA – Kyle Cushion knew what had to be done, and he did it. The Bishop Guertin senior ran for two touchdowns, was on the receiving end of a third, threw a 24-yard pass to set up a teammate’s TD run, broke off a 54-yard punt return, and intercepted two passes in ...

Hollis Brookline tops Monadnock, clinches playoffs

High Schools

The Hollis/Brookline High School football team topped Monadnock on Saturday, 23-14, clinching a spot in the Division II playoffs. “Our goal in practice was to put the last week behind us,” H/B coach Chris Lones said. “I told the kids that this week was about ...

Souhegan tops Portsmouth to advance to semifinals

High Schools

DIVISION II QUARTERFINALS No. 4 Souhegan 2, No. 5 Portsmouth 1 (OT) Madi Angulas scored 3:04 into overtime to give the Sabers the win over the Clippers and advance Souhegan to the semifinals for the first time since 2011. Kylie Charbonneau also scored, tying the game in the second half off an ...

Ledge St. girls, Bicentennial boys win PAL cross country titles

Kids Sports

Ledge Street took the Deb Fraser Cup edging out Sunset Heights and Bicentennial in the 3K divison of the 19th annual Nashua Police Athletic League Elementary School cross country city championship race at Nashua High School North. In the 3K boy’s race, Bicentennial repeated as ...

Londonderry football tops Nashua South for seventh win

High Schools

LONDONDERRY – The Nashua South offense had difficulties finding any success through the first three quarters of its game Friday night against Londonderry. Quarterback Malik Langa turned that around in the fourth quarter, but the rally began too late as the Panthers fell to the ...

Salem stymies North

High Schools

NASHUA – The good news for the Nashua High School North team: The Titans finally got in the end zone, ending a drought of 11-plus quarters. The bad news? One Myles Cassin-Reed touchdown in the fourth period wasn’t enough as while North avoided a third straight shutout, it ...

Jags score early, often in Milford

High Schools

MILFORD – There was little room for error for the Milford High School football team Friday night against Windham. Unfortunately for the Spartans, one came at the worst possible time. Milford took the opening kickoff, and on 14 plays moved down to the Windham 4-yard line, only to ...

Campbell football hammers Bishop Brady, 35-0

High Schools

LITCHFIELD – Bright lights, small town. With the portable lights brought in for the Homecoming Game, illuminating the importance of a clash between two 4-2 teams fighting to stay viable at the top of Division III South, Campbell High School crushed visiting Bishop Brady ...

Sabers celebrate Senior Night by disposing of ConVal

High Schools

AMHERST – Two rushing touchdowns from junior running back Cameron Kinney and two more from junior Brendan Cray (one receiving, one rushing) propelled Souhegan High School to a 53-21 victory against visiting ConVal on Senior Night. Junior Zachary Bossi intercepted a pass in the end ...

LaCoste on a mission at High Point

Local Sports

Jeff LaCoste doesn’t beat around the bush. The Amherst native and Bishop Guertin High School graduate has never been shy about his goals and his expectations to achieve every last one. After earning all-conference honors following his runner-up finish at last fall’s Big ...

Look for Alvirne to dash Bishop Guertin’s football hopes

High Schools

Bishop Guertin was flying high coming off last week’s 22-0 win over Nashua High School North. The Cardinals have every reason to be. It’s been a long season for BG’s football program, one that appeared to be heading nowhere fast after three straight losses to ...

Milford falls to Kennett in playoff OT

High Schools

DIVISION II QUARTERFINALS No. 3 Kennett 2, No. 6 Milford 1 (OT) The Spartan’s season came to an end on Friday, as Kennett ended their playoff hopes with an overtime winner. For Milford, the turnaround has been amazing. Only two years ago they had an 0-14 season. This year, they ...

Hollis sweeps Alvirne

High Schools

Hollis Brookline 3, Alvirne 0 Game scores in the Cavs’ sweep were 25-22, 25-16, 25-13. On senior night, the following seniors contributed to the win for Hollis Brookline; Kayla Barron seven kills, Kayleigh Crocker six kills, Kristin Johnson three kills, Gabby Pickard four service ...

Alvirne rolls by Concord

High Schools

Alvirne 3, Concord 0 The Bronco offense exploded right off the bat in the second half. Already up 1-0 thanks to a Matt Lubinski goal (from Brett Richardson), the Broncos got goals at the 44 and 45 minute marks to jump to a 3-0 lead they would never look back from. Raul Stedile got the second ...

Merrimack sweeps North

High Schools

Merrimack 3, Nashua North 0 Game scores in the Tomahawk sweep were 25-13, 25-18, and 25-13. Playing well for Merrimack were Caitlyn Paulson (six digs), Elise Jolly (nine digs and 10 kills), Jackie Petricelli (two kills), Jen Coffey (two blocks,10 digs, and 19 kills), and Lianna Klinger (eight ...

Merrimack blanks Salem

High Schools

Merrimack 1, Salem 0 Dena Noiseux had the game winning goal for the Tomahawks, with the assist going to Lauren Dubois. Kelly Eno, Sierra Erickson, Brenna Field, and Ashley Hunsicker.all played outstanding in front of Keara Venne, who made six stops for the shutout. Merrimack clinches a ...