Sports

High school football All-Conference teams

High Schools

All-Conference Division I West Offense Danny Brown, jr, qb, Alvirne; Josh Perry, sr, rb, Nashua South; Jack Mahoney, sr, rb, Alvirne; Miles Cassin-Reed, sr, rb, Nashua North; John Link, sr, wr, Keene; George Notini, sr, wr, Alvirne; Andrew Stevens, sr, wr, Alvirne; Kurtis McLarney, sr, ol, ...

Strider, PAL runners do well at Nationals

Kids Sports

Some 45 Nashua PAL Gate City Striders runners competed in the USA Track and Field Junior Olympic Cross Country National Championship races in Myrtle Beach recently, with a good showing, as in a crowded field (some races had between 300-425 runners), had 300-425 runners, five locals placed in ...

Titans take down Panthers

High Schools

NASHUA – If there’s one thing Ricky Oliver doesn’t like, it’s seeing his team score in single digits in a quarter. On Friday, it happened twice. Oliver’s Nashua High School North girls basketball team had a hard time scoring against the 2-3 ...

Cavs fall to Little Green in opener

High Schools

MANCHESTER – It started like a nightmare for the Hollis Brookline High School girls basketball team and a didn’t get much better. The Cavaliers gave up the first 14 points of the game on the way to a 68-35 loss to Manchester Central Friday in the Central Girls Christmas ...

Milford rallies to beat Pelham

High Schools

NASHUA – The Milford High School girls basketball team saw the Nashua North Holiday Classic as an opportunity. Not only was it a chance for the Spartans to challenge themselves with competition from throughout the area, but also a chance to improve their shortcomings, most notably ...

BG has sights set on boys, girls titles

High Schools

Bishop Guertin is used to success in the pool. The BG boys won four straight Division I championships from 2009-’12, and both teams finished in second-place the past two seasons. While the upcoming season will certainly be difficult, the Cardinals are expected to be among the top ...

Wilton-Lyndeborough advances, 57-41

High Schools

Jordan Mitchell led the Warriors with 17 points over Monadnock Regional in the first round of the Zero Gravity Tournamant at Keene State College. The Warriors advance to the next round on Saturday at KSC at 4 p.m.

Merrimack rallies to beat Souhegan

High Schools

Grace Mulvey scored 11 points to help lead the Tomahawks to a come-from-behind 43-40 win over Souhegan in the first game of the Nashua North Holiday Tournament. Souhegan’s Ciarri Formby-Lavertu had 11 points to lead the Sabers. Merrimack moves on to play Winnacunnet, which defeated ...

Merrimack hangs on for win over Exeter

High Schools

The Tomahawks scored 24 points in the fourth quarter to pull out a one-point victory, 55-54, over Exeter in the first game of the Queen City Invitational Tournament at Manchester Memorial. Merrimack will play Bedford in one of Saturday’s semifinals at 6:30 p.m. Austin Franzen led the ...

Alvirne falls to Winnacunnet

High Schools

Emily Barry’s 3-pointer with a few seconds left was just off the mark and the Broncos fell to the Warriors, 44-41, in the first day of the Nashua North Holiday Classic. Alvirne, which played with just eight players, five of which were sophomores, got nine points from Jess Baker and ...

Bishop Guertin falls to tourney host

High Schools

The Mounties broke a 3-3 tie with 12 seconds left in the second period, then added four more goals in the third to beat the Cardinals 8-3 in action at the Mount St. Charles Holiday Face-Off. Jason Lutcza had a goal and two assists for Bishop Guertin and Ryan Flynn added two assists. Justin ...

A wish list for Greater Nashua

Local Sports

Thank you, Peyton Manning. Christmas came a little early for New Englanders courtesy of the Denver Broncos quarterback. Manning supplied the best present of the season for the Patriots and their fans – gift wrapped by Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick’s pick ...

Hockey alive and well for Mithoefer, HB

High Schools

There is a different feeling at Cyclones Arena in Hudson these days when the Hollis Brookline-Derryfield skaters take the ice for practice. It’s a feeling of purpose. It’s also a feeling of new life. A year ago, the high school varsity ice hockey program at Hollis Brookline ...

Bishop Guertin beats Exeter for first win

High Schools

Joe Leahy had a goal and an assist, including the game-winner with 8:31 to play, to lead the Cardinals to their first win of the season, 5-3 over Exeter. Jason Lutcza added three assists for Bishop Guertin (1-2 in Division I) while Cam Hult, John Krapian, Joe Lavelle and Jordan Caito also had ...

Hollis Brookline tops Goffstown

High Schools

The Cavaliers won their third dual meet of the season by beating the Grizzlies. Getting pins for Hollis Brookline were Nathaniel Lindsay (138 pounds), Christian Lopez (160) and Clement Sherwood (285). Lucas Cummings (145) and Andrew Butler (170) also got a win while Garrett Klausner (120), ...

Surprising end too quick for ’Cats

Local Sports

They wanted just a little more. The UNH football team had the school-record 12-game winning streak and the school-record 14-game winning streak in Cowell Stadium. The Wildcats are a group full of seniors, with seniors at all sorts of key positions and they won the Colonial Athletic Association ...

Bishop Guertin rolls over Exeter

High Schools

Abbi Field led a balanced offensive attack, scoring a game-high 13 points to lead Bishop Guertin past Exeter 62-27. Abby Streeter (12 points), Megan Kerutis (11), Bri Nordengren (seven) and Meghan Cramb (seven) chipped in on the scoreboard. Defensively, the Cardinals (3-0) locked down in the ...

Nashua North clobbers Bishop Brady in Titans home opener

High Schools

Bishop Brady’s Patrick Early struck first, at the 7-minute mark of the first period, but Nashua North hit back with seven unanswered goals for a 7-1 win in its home opener at Conway Arena. Joseph Paige scored the first of his three goals 30 seconds removed from Early’s ...

Trinity beats Nashua South at Conway Arena

High Schools

Alissa Bennett did all she could between the pipes for Nashua South, stopping 30 shots, but the Panthers’ offense wasn’t able to make up for it on the other end of the ice in a 5-2 loss to Trinity. Bryan Connolly (assisted by Steve Saucier) and Tyler Goy (assisted by ...

Winnacunnet tops Milford on the mat

High Schools

Milford’s Josh Smith and Travis Hughes pinned their Winnacunnet opponents at 220 and 285 pounds respectively, but it wasn’t enough to put the Spartans over the top in a 42-35 loss to the Warriors from Hampton. Ruben Carson (132 pounds) and Mike Pelitieri (145) recorded ...