Sports

Hollis Brookline nips Souhegan, 1-0

High Schools

Cole Owens’ first half goal off a Jack Barbour cross provided the only score of the game as the Cavaliers improved to 14-1. Michael Pattelena got the shutout in net despite good play from Sabers Matt Hopfenspirger, Devan Casey, Reed Larson, and Ali Eweiss. Souhegan fell to 8-5-1. ...

Improving Merrimack edges Dover, 1-0

High Schools

Hannah Provencher’s goal, assisted by Rachel Mack, was all the Tomahawks (6-8-1) would need to get their sixth in in their last eight games. Abby Smith, Kelly Eno, Lauren Dubois and Sara Wozniak played well defensively for the locals.

Alvirne edges Hanover in OT, 3-2

High Schools

Anthony Oliviera scored in the ninth minute of the first overtime, assisted by Anthony Holzhauser, as the Broncos improved to 12-3. Holzhauser also had a goal while Matt Lubinski scored Alvirne’s other tally. Assists went to Brett Richardson and Ryan Ruigrok. Andrew Teague and Khari ...

Nashua South slips by Londonderry, 2-1

High Schools

Mauricio Acevedo scored the game winner for the Panthers with four minutes left to elevate them to 6-8-1. Dan Dukeshire scored South’s other goal, as both were assisted by Kevin Batista Dos Santos. Chris Jimenez had four saves in goal, while seniors Max Leatherman, Ryan Guidaboni, ...

Bedford blanks Bishop Guertin, 6-0

High Schools

The Cardinals remained winless (0-15) despite goalies Ryan Schweizer and Mike Rinko combining for 12 saves. Defender Wes VanDerburgh and midfielder Ryan McGaughey also played well for Guertin.

Merrimack JVs handle Dover, 2-0

High Schools

Willow Farland and Emma Zanni scored for the Tomahawks, with assists from Becky Moser and Jenna Chambers. Mollie Gardner played well defensively for the winners.

Rumor has it a World Series is set to start

Local Sports

Did it just occur to you that the World Series is about to start? Really? It almost seems like some state secret. Of course that wouldn’t have been the case around here a year ago, when the Boston Red Sox were front and center. It was baseball fever, and everyone was catching ...

Even at 2-5 Bishop Guertin still has shot at playoffs

High Schools

Tied atop the Division I West conference at 4-3, it would appear that Alvirne (3-0 conference) and Nashua South (2-1 conference) have playoff spots locked up. Think again. Sitting at 2-5 overall and 2-0 in conference, Bishop Guertin is still alive in the hunt for a tournament spot. The ...

Unbeaten Campbell sweeps Pittsfield, 3-0

High Schools

The Cougars stayed unbeaten (15-0) by trouncing winless Pittsfield (0-14), 25-18, 25-10, 25-18. Sophie Scafidi had 18 assists to lead the way while Taysia Boyson added five kills, 15 digs, 14 service points (three aces). Gabi Sott also had seven kills and nine digs.

Nashua North cruises past Keene, 3-0

High Schools

The Titans improved to 14-2 with a relatively easy 25-4, 25-12, 25-11 win. Taylor Choate had eight points, eight kills and two blocks while Sabrina Ivory added 15 points and two kills.

Milford blanks Fall Mountain, 3-0

High Schools

The Spartans improved to 13-2 with a 25-9, 25-12, 25-21 sweep. Abby Blanchete had 11 assists, one kill, two blocks and three aces, while Amanda Alcox added 10 digs, one kill and five aces. Also playing well for the Spartans were Hanna Hembrow (three assists, three kills, five digs, five aces), ...

Souhegan tops Con-Val, 4-0

High Schools

Ali Eweiss had a pair of goals as the Sabers moved to 8-4-1. Josh Anson and Reed Larson each had a goal while assists went to Ely Marciano, Jasper Jones, and Matt Hopfenspirger. Teigue Young earned the shutout with eight saves. Mitch Greaney and Keelan McKenzie also played well defensively at ...

Windham edges Hollis Brookline, 2-1

High Schools

The Cavaliers dropped to 11-4-1 after Windham scored on a free kick with just under two minutes left. Hannah Modelski scored the Cavs’ only goal 10 minutes in, assisted by Michele Philpot. Olivia Clegghorn had 14 saves in goal for the locals.

Unbeaten Merrimack sinks Exeter, 3-1

High Schools

The unbeaten (16-0) Tomahawks got 50 assists from Jo Coffey en route to a 25-18, 25-15, 24-26, 25-15 win. Coffey also had seven aces, two blocks and 13 digs while her sister Jen had 24 kills, 28 digs, two aces and six blocks. Also playing well for Merrimack were Caitlyn Paulson (11 digs), ...

Spaulding handles Bishop Guertin, 3-1

High Schools

Lexie Cambray’s 10 kills and 10 digs couldn’t help the Cardinals avoid a 16-25, 25-20, 22-25, 19-25 loss as they fell to 6-11. Jenna McCormack and Kasey Massicotte had nine and 15 assists, respectively. Sarah Shields (eight kills, six digs) and Mariana Gomez (11 digs) also ...

Crusaders get past PAL Force in Nashua football battle

Kids Sports

FOOTBALL Seventh grade: Crusaders 24, Nashua PAL 7 The Nashua Seventh Grade Elks Crusaders ended their season in style with a 24-7 win over rival Nashua PAL. The Crusaders had a strong ground game with hard running from Kyle Salemi, Ryan Rutstein and Joe Buturla. The passing game was ...

Self-reliance isn’t at supermarket meat counters

Local Sports

To those uninitiated in the autumn rites of hunting there exists an enigma as to why anyone would sally forth into the wilds beyond with a gun in hand in an attempt to procure themselves a meal especially when there is a perfectly good supermarket right down the street. A hunter knows why we ...