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Cougars able to finish what they started in 3-1 win

High Schools

LITCHFIELD – Possession may be nine-tenths of soccer law, but it was that remaining one-tenth that the Campbell High School girls soccer team had been having trouble with all season. Not on Tuesday. The Cougars shared the ball equally with a speedy Raymond team but this time made the most of ...

Boston sports

BOSTON (AP) – Jayson Tatum had 23 points and nine rebounds, and the Boston Celtics outlasted the Philadelphia 76ers 105-87 on Tuesday night in the season opener for both teams. Marcus Morris added 16 points and 10 rebounds off the bench. Al Horford had nine points and five blocks. The ...

Patriots cleared a major hurdle — or did they?

Boston sports

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Andy Reid tried to make it sound convincing after the clock had struck midnight, taking everyone in the bowels of Gillette Stadium into Monday morning. “We came up short,” he said after the 43-40 loss to the New England Patriots Sunday night. “But again, we will ...

Bradley grand slam nails down Red Sox win in ALCS Game 3

Boston sports

HOUSTON (AP) – Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a grand slam, Nathan Eovaldi hushed Houston a day after some social media trash talk and the Boston Red Sox beat the Astros 8-2 on Tuesday to take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series. Steve Pearce hit a tiebreaking solo homer for Boston off Joe ...

Chris Sale says he ‘good enough’ to go for Red Sox

Boston sports

HOUSTON (AP) – Chris Sale is back with the Boston Red Sox and says he feels well enough to pitch. Whether he’ll start Game 5 of the AL Championship Series remains to be seen. Sale returned to the team Tuesday in Houston after being hospitalized for a stomach illness. The club hasn’t ...

Cavaliers cash in on their best chance in 1-0 win over Spartans

High Schools

HOLLIS – In the game of soccer, your big chance doesn't come that often, so you had better take advantage of it – especially when your team is in protect mode. Hollis Brookline High School junior forward Tasha White did just that in Monday's 1-0 Cavalier win over rival Milford. White was ...

Panthers rebound with sweep of Windham

High Schools

Here's a look at Monday's local high school action across the area: GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Nashua South 3, Windham 0 The host Panthers (15-1) recovered from losing their first match of the season late last week with a 25-22, 25-13, 25-17 sweep. Brianna Henderson had 10 kills, while Kara Kelliher ...

High School Highlights: Hollis Brookline boys soccer now 11-3-1

High Schools

Girls soccer Hollis Brookline 4, Kingswood 0 The Cavaliers (11-3-1) saw four different goal scorers, on their way to a shutout victory. Rachel Brackett, Emma Ruvido, Sophie Warren and Paisely Broadhurst each found the back of the net. Sharing time between the pipes were Izzy LeBlanc and ...

Campbell girls soccer fends off Raymond

High Schools

LITCHFIELD – Possession may be nine-tenths of soccer law, but it was that remaining one-tenth that the Campbell High School girls soccer team had been having trouble with all season. Not on Tuesday. The Cougars shared the ball equally with a speedy Raymond team but this time made the most ...

Red Sox crown without clown … priceless

Local Sports

David Ortiz couldn’t do it. Roger Clemens and Curt Schilling couldn’t either. Pedro, Manny, Mookie? Nope, nope and nope. Forty years ago this summer, the 1978 Boston Red Sox scarred me for decades, sapping all the emotion for sports I’ve ever had from my body. I sat apathetic when ...

Patriots pull out last second win over Chiefs, 43-40

Boston sports

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots were certainly able to match points with the prolific Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night. Enough that is, to pull out a 43-40 win on a 28-yard Stephen Gostkowski field goal as time ran out at Gillette Stadium. A Tom Brady 39-yard completion to ...

Chris Sale to rejoin Red Sox in Houston

Boston sports

HOUSTON (AP) – Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale will be back with his teammates for Game 3 of the AL Championship Series after an overnight stay in a hospital because of a stomach illness. Boston said it planned to wait until he rejoins the team in Houston on Tuesday before deciding when the ...

Local pro sports fans couldn’t lose on Sunday night

Local Sports Columnists

Ah, the Big Choice: Patriots or Red Sox? Such was the dilemma for local sports fans on Sunday night, and of course there were compelling reasons to choose a Red Sox ALCS Game 2 over a New England Patriots Sunday night Game vs. the Kansas City Chiefs. Especially since the baseball started well ...

Roundup: Prescott, Pedi score TDs in Alvirne Double-OT victory

High Schools

Football Alvirne 12, John Stark 6 (2 OT) As expected in the weather, John Stark gave the Broncos all they could handle up in Weare. Alvirne made it five straight wins, snapping the Generals’ three-game win streak, but it took a pair of overtimes. Junior captain Alec Prescott scored the ...

Titans have no fear in 47-18 rout of Keene

High Schools

NASHUA – Nashua High School North coach Dante Laurendi always tells his players to beware no matter what the opponent’s record is. On Friday night, the Titans had nothing fear, though, raising their record to 6-1 after a 47-18 romp of 1-6 Keene at Stellos Stadium. It was a game that was ...

Nashua North’s Zimmerman wins state golf title

High Schools

Bryce Zimmerman had plenty of reasons not to be a state champion. There were the rugged weather conditions Saturday at Derryfield CC, a stacked field including defending Division I champ CJ Ladue of Bedford and the fact that Zimmerman is just a sophomore. Nashua North’s No. 1 simply ...

Goffstown football fends off Nashua South

High Schools

GOFFSTOWN – Battered, bruised and undermanned, the Nashua South football team was right where it wanted to be Saturday afternoon, courageously slugging it out against a superior (on paper) foe at 3-3 Goffstown High. In one drive to open the second half, the Panthers nearly doubled their ...

Bedford football dominates Bishop Guertin

High Schools

BEDFORD – Bishop Guertin made sure Bedford’s scoreless streak dating back to Sept.14 was going to end. It quickly did on Joey DeSilva’s 60-yard touchdown pass to Brendan Callahan just over six minutes into the game. With the defensive seal broken, Bedford quarterback Thomas Morgan ...

Campbell likely to get forfeit win; no game today

High Schools

If you were planning to head to Litchfield to see the Campbell High School football team take on Inter Lakes-Moultonborough this afternoon, you'll have to find another game to watch. The Cougars may have already won. Campbell athletic director Jarod Mills told The Telegraph on Friday night ...