Sports

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 ...

Souhegan downed by John Stark

High Schools

The Souhegan High School boys hockey team allowed a pair of goals in all three periods on its way to a 6-3 loss to John Stark Wednesday night. Robbie Duarte led the Sabers with a goal and an assist, while Thomas Lott made 22 saves in goal. Kevin O’Brien scored off an assist from Nate ...

Bedford starts strong in D-I with win over Nashua North

High Schools

Bedford scored three shorthanded goals in its first Division I game to beat Nashua North 4-1 at Saint Anselm’s Sullivan Arena. Ryan Marvin scored a power-play goal late in the third period for North (0-1) and Sean Chipman played well in goal. Bedford (1-0) got a goal and an assist ...

Alvirne/Pelham opens with win over Nashua South

High Schools

TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. – It may have taken a period for the co-op newness to wear off, but the Alvirne/Pelham boys hockey team’s debut was a successful one on Wednesday night at Skate 3. Unfortunately for new Nashua South coach Shawn Connors, that came at his ...

Nashua South suffers loss to Pinkerton

High Schools

The Nashua High School South wrestling team dropped 10 of 14 matches in a 55-24 loss to Pinkerton Wednesday night. Kevin Melanson, Pat Sullivan and Shad Lacombe all won for the Panthers with pins over their respective opponents. Jake Barton was given a win in the 285-pound match due to a forfeit.

Jordan Litts scores 22 to lead Wilton past Derryfield

High Schools

The Wilton-Lyndeborough High School boys basketball team outscored Derryfield 17-7 in the second quarter on its way to a 59-52 win Wednesday night. Jordan Litts led the Warriors with 22 points, inclduing three 3-pointers, while Trey Carrier added 14 points and Matt Ducharme chipped in with ...

Eagles step closer to the ice

Local Sports

NASHUA – Will Daniel Webster College finally have a women’s varsity hockey team in 2015? The Eagles, who nearly a year ago had expected to already have a team on the ice, took the first step toward that when it was announced they are part of a new Division III ...

Campbell edges Pelham, 53-50

High Schools

Hannah Neild had 20 points and five rebounds as the Cougars (3-1), who led by 11 at one point, held off the Pythons down the stretch. Kali Trunca added 15 points and nine boards. Avery LaCroix had four points and four assists.

Johnson lifts Hollis Brookline over John Stark

High Schools

Kristin Johnson scored a game-high 20 points and pulled down 12 rebounds, leading Hollis Brookline to a 47-38 win over John Stark. Maddy Clark and Allison Crooks chipped in with five points each, while Kristen DuPont grabbed 10 rebounds of her own for the Cavaliers (1-1), who travel to Milford ...

Coe-Brown cruises past Sabers, 38-21

High Schools

The Sabers defense stepped up in the second half, holding the Bears to just 10 points, but Souhegan struggled offensively. Ciarri Formby-Lavertu led the Sabers (1-1) with six points while Hannah Chick came off the bench to add five points. Souhegan held Coe-Brown’s Jennifer Schlim, a ...

Choate leads Nashua North over Dover, 46-38

High Schools

The Titans got off to a slow start but took control with a 13-2 second quarter. Taylor Choate led the way with 18 points, 11 rebounds and three assists while Sara Cordova added 13 points and six boards. At Nashua North NASHUA NORTH (46) Taylor Choate 7-3-18, Sara Cordova 4-2-13, Isabel ...

Milford rolls past Lebanon, 39-30

High Schools

The Spartans improved to 2-0 after holding Lebanon to just two points in an 18-2 first half. Jess Ryan had 11 points while Adelle Pitsas added eight. At Lebanon MILFORD (39) Jess Ryan 4-0-11, Adelle Pitsas 2-4-8, Devany Pitsas 1-2-4, Kaitlyn Matthews 2-0-4, Becca Cleary 2-0-4, Amy Arena ...

Alvirne tops Central, 39-35

High Schools

The visiting Broncos (1-1) picked up their first win of the season as Sam Ratte led the way with 11 points while Kaycee Carbone added nine points and 10 rebounds. Marissa Sweeney had seven points and nine boards for the Broncos, who saw the Little Green rally for a late one-point lead before ...

Pelham hands Campbell first loss, 56-45

High Schools

Kyle Shaw and Harrison Vedrani each had 11 points but it wasn’t enough as the visiting Cougars (1-1) suffered their first loss of the season. Zack Bergeron added seven points for Campbell, which was outrebounded 28-21.

Granite State is 7th healthiest state in the union

Local Sports

The holiday season is fully upon us, which means it’s that time of year to do the thing we love most of all. Yes, it’s time for us to compile some lists to remember the “Best of 2014.” Like big, box store Christmas displays before Halloween, the lists ...

With home loss to New York Knicks, Celtics hit bottom

Local Sports

Each time the Celtics look as though they have begun their ascent from morbidity, they tumble back to NBA bedrock. The hardest fall this season – and let’s hope that floor does not sink further – came Friday night in losing to the New York Knicks, 101-96. The ...

Six crowned as Greater Nashua Elks Hoop Shoot champs

Kids Sports

Six Nashua youths – 13-year-old Peyton Adams, 12-year-old Bianca Gershgorin, 11-year-old Sebastioan Coelho, 10-year-old Ariana Sola, 9-year old Ryan Haskell and 9-year Morgan Gillis – won their respective age divisions at the 43rd annual Greater Nashua Elks Hoop Shoot Free ...