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Greater Nashua boys basketball teams ready for season

High Schools

Merrimack High School coach Tim Goodridge is prepared for a long season with only one starter back from a Tomahawks squad that reached the Division I final last winter. Yet, even without the electrifying play of Eric Gendron, who graduated in the spring, the 11th-year coach sees a young team ...

Titans Top Central (Thursday)

High Schools

Nashua North 36, Manchester Central 24 The Titans pinned six of their eleven opponents on Thursday evening, as North North snuck by Manchester Central. Cole Nickerson, Raymond Quigley, Cameron Bennett, Wayne Nollete, David Muite and John Sweeney each earned victories for the Titans. Jared ...

Titans remain perfect with win over Salem

High Schools

Nashua North 56, Salem 47 The Titans had a balanced offensive effort, with three players in double digit points. Dezi Okorie had 15, while Sara Cordova and Taylor Choate both added 13. For Salem, Kiley Keenan had a game high 17 points. With the win North improves to 3-0, while Salem drops to ...

BG tops Concord

High Schools

Bishop Guertin 47, Concord 40 Both teams were relatively cold from the field, but despite that Bishop Guertin still managed to hold a five to six point lead for the majority of the game. Kyle Gavin was the leading scorer for the Cardinals with 15 points. Chad Olivieri had some solid plays ...

High Schools

Milford 50, Hollis Brookline 17 The Spartans were great on the defensive side of the ball, as they managed to hold the Cavs to just three points in the entire second half. Meanwhile, Milford scored 32 of their 50 in the second half to improve to 3-0 on the season. Hollis’ best ...

Cardinals cruise past Concord

High Schools

Bishop Guertin 61, Concord 26 The Cardinals cruised by Concord to improve to 2-0 on the season, while Concord falls to 0-3. Caroline Hoffer and Abbi Field led Bishop Guertin with ten points each, while Molly Dee added another eight. In total, the Cardinals had 13 different players get into ...

Chick double-double leads Souhegan past Con Val

High Schools

Souhegan 51, Con Val 19 Hannah Chick had a great game for the Sabers, dropping 10 points and grabbing 10 rebounds for a double-double. Ciarri Levertu also had a strong game with a game high 11 points. With the win Souhegan improves to 2-1, while Con-Val falls to 0-2. at Amherst SOUHEGAN ...

South Falls to Pinkerton

High Schools

Pinkerton 45, Nashua South 23 The Panthers managed to hold Pinkerton in check during the first quarter, but the Astros offense found their shot soon after, as Nashua South fell at home, 45-23. Jocelyn Chaput provided much of the offense for the Panthers, leading the way with 12 points. ...

Merrimack Drops Heartbreaker to Spaulding

High Schools

Spaulding 54, Merrimack 52 The Tomahawks converted three free throws during the game’s final moments, tying the contest. Spaulding responded with two free throws of their own, sending Merrimack to a 54-52 loss. The Tomahawks played great pressure defense, leading to a ten-point ...

Merrimack Falls to Spaulding, 51-39

High Schools

Spaulding 51, Merrimack 39 The Tomahawks had no answer for Spaulding’s senior-oriented team, as Merrimack dropped their season opener, 51-39. Coach Tim Goodridge described the game as a “dog fight,” but he also acknowledged his team’s inability to ...

Sabers Lose in OT

High Schools

Con Val 64, Souhegan 57 The Souhegan boys managed to force overtime against Con Val, but their opponent caught fire in the extra period, as the Sabers fell 64-57. Alex Hill led the way for Souhegan, scoring nine baskets on his way to 22 points. Jerrell Webster and Gabe Cruz combined for 20 ...

Alvirne Tops Dover

High Schools

Alvirne 54, Dover 49 Dover went on a late 10-0 run to tie the game, but Alvirne made some clutch shots down the stretch to secure the win. The Broncos were led offensively by Sam Bonney-Liles, who had a game high 17 points in the win. Andrew Wetmore chipped in 12 for the Broncos, while Evan ...

Campbell Blows Out Farmington

High Schools

Campbell 70, Farmington 41 The Cougars exploded right out of the gate, as they cruised to an opening-day victory over Farmington. Campbell took a commanding 36-15 lead and never looked back. Harrison Vedrani led Campbell with 15 points, while Kyle Shaw chipped in 11.

UNH football is underdog vs. Illinois State

Local Sports

The Sports Network, the organization that covers FCS football better than anyone and coordinates the Eddie Robinson Award and other FCS honors, is picking Illinois State to win Saturday’s tournament semifinal matchup against UNH at Cowell Stadium. That’s fine with the folks ...

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady shows sense of humor

Local Sports

Tom Brady is all the rage of late. No, really. The New England Patriots quarterback is being adored and admonished from southern California through the fly-over states and into Massachusetts. His off-field persona is creating laughter. A new DailyMVP commercial has Brady in the role of a ...

NHL would never miss that point for losing

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Floating down a lonesome stream of consciousness, wondering if the Philadelphia 76ers will strive to win games once they have clinched the worst record in the NBA … Upon learning of Florida’s 20-round shootout decision against Washington, the impulsive reaction of many ...

Changes come for Greater Nashua high school hockey

High Schools

It’s the year of change in Greater Nashua. With a couple of programs on the endangered list, the co-op route was used for Alvirne, merging with Pelham, and Hollis Brookline, merging with Derryfield, after a year of junior varsity only. The price was that the Broncos had to move to ...

Milford pins Bishop Guertin

High Schools

The Milford High School wrestling team used five wins via pin and four via forfeit to defeat Bishop Guertin 59-24 Tuesday night. J.T. Bellatoni, George Horta, Jacob Ricca, Josh Smith and Travis Hughes all outlasted their respective opponents for the Spartans, while Jordan Rowlette, Jacob Bue, ...

Alvirne overmatched by Concord

High Schools

The Alvirne High School wrestling team dropped nine of its final 10 matches to fall 44-21 at Concord Wednesday night. Taylor Thyne and Evan Manning each won via pin for the Broncos, while Cameron Levesque took an 11-7 decision over Concord’s Liddon Ling. Kavin Foley was awarded a ...