Sports

Guertin girls turn up the pressure on North, 62-36

High Schools

NASHUA – Call it the warm up act. Just like most of us with the weather, what the Bishop Guertin High School girls basketball team experienced on Tuesday night likely won’t be as easy-breezy come Friday. The Cardinals breezed by Nashua High School North, 62-36, at the Coligadome and ...

Cardinals suddenly have momentum after win over North

High Schools

NASHUA – The Bishop Guertin High School boys basketball team probably wishes the season was just starting. Guertin held off city rival Nashua North, 49-45, a few days after upsetting Manchester Memorial. The Cards may only be 3-12, but with three games left, they still have an outside – ...

Kings keep tourney hopes alive with intense rivalry win

High Schools

NASHUA – Always expect the unexpected when it comes to the Nashua public school boys hockey rivalry. So when Nashua South-Pelham had a 3-0 lead on North-Souhegan Monday night at Conway Arena, you knew it wasn’t over. And when it was 3-3, you knew the Kings hadn’t given up, either. ...

Cards, Saber girl skaters get big wins.

High Schools

GIRLS HOCKEY Bishop Guertin 9, Manchester Central 1 The Cardinals took a 4-0 lead in the first period and never looked back to improve to 11-5. Lindsey Hult had three goals and two assists for Guertin while Emma Wallat aded two goals and an assist. Grace Goyette had two goals and Brooke ...

Merrimack hockey scores clutch win over Oyster River

High Schools

MANCHESTER – Looking up at Oyster River in the standings and across at the Bobcats here on the West Side Arena ice, it was clear Merrimack High needed a win on Tuesday afternoon. Both clubs are among the handful playing musical chairs with the final playoff spots in Division II. Both need ...

Alvirne boys basketball fends off Nashua South

High Schools

[of halftime]HUDSON – Nashua South accounted for Alvirne’s Max Bonney-Liles and made him work for everything, especially early on. What the Panthers couldn’t control was Joe Canelas stepping up for the Broncos and scoring 21 points on the night, including 14 straight in a frenetic third ...

Nashua South girls basketball clinches tourney berth

High Schools

Girls Basketball Nashua South 53, Alvrine 47 With the win the Panthers secured a playoff spot. Kirsten McIntire led the offense with 16 points and Aryanna Murray had 11 for the victors. The Broncos lose their sixth straight game and Grace Hodgdon had a 22 point performance. South finishes off ...

Red Sox will ‘find room’ for J.D. Martinez

Boston sports

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) – The Boston Red Sox didn’t commit $110 million for J.D. Martinez to be a part-timer. When he lands in the middle of the order, some of the everyday hitters will have to get used to fewer at-bats each week. New manager Alex Cora must navigate the complexities of ...

Grizzlies hand Tomahawks a tough loss in their tourney hunt

High Schools

BOYS HOCKEY Goffstown 5, Merrimack 4 The Tomahawks dropped to 4-10-1 as they battle for one of the final spots in the Divsion II tourney picture, while the Grizzlies are one of the divsion’s best at 14-2 with their fifth straight win. Zach Stimeling had a goal and two assists for the ...

South’s Holland has a home for next season: Fordham

High Schools

NASHUA – Sean Holland breathed a sigh of relief on Friday. He now has a home for next season. Holland called Fordham University football coach Joe Conlin, a former University of New Hampshire assistant, and verbally committed to attend the school and play football next season. “I visited ...

Nashua area wrestlers perform well in Division I meet

High Schools

LONDONDERRY – If you are going to face adversity on the mat, a tough break, maybe even just flat-out bad luck, the Division I State Championship final isn’t exactly a bad spot to endure it. A pair of Alvirne High wrestlers saw victory and a state title slip in and out of their grasp in the ...

Panthers do the math and come up short, 52-44

High Schools

NASHUA – Sometimes a basketball game, even a basketball season, is one big math problem. And when the Nashua High School South boys basketball team does its math, it isn’t liking the results. The Panthers went 9 for 19 at the free throw line, missed some key easy shots down the stretch, and ...

Merrimack solid second; local champs in Division II wrestling

High Schools

PETERBOROUGH – The Windham Jaguars headed for home as the 2017-18 Division II wrestling team champions, an honor earned by the narrowest of margins. Windham ended the day with 198 team points, just six points ahead of second place Merrimack. Every Jaguar wrestler finished within the top six ...

Bishop Guertin boys, girls hockey teams win

High Schools

Boys Hockey Bishop Guertin 2, Londonderry 0 The Cardinals (12-6-1) make it four in a row by taking down the Lancers on Saturday afternoon. Ben Peterson and Liam Nye found the back of the net, while goalie Nick Hall made 16 saves on the day. Bishop Guertin travels to Pinkerton on Wednesday. ...

Pedroia faithfully rehabs knee but will miss Red Sox opener

Boston sports

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) – Dustin Pedroia knew this would be the deal after knee surgery in the offseason. The Red Sox second baseman will be missing from Boston’s opening-day lineup for the first time in 12 years. The 34-year-old former AL MVP had cartilage restoration procedure in late ...

MYA wrestler Ivey Johnson triumphs in state meet

Kids Sports

WRESTLING MYA’S Johnson wins state title; team 11th out of 34 Fifth grade standout Ivey Johnson rolled through her bracket to capture the Novice state championship for fifth and sixth graders recently at Timberlane Regional in Plaistow. Overall, Merrimack finished 11th in team scoring out of ...

Cardinals give Bishop his 400th career BG win

High Schools

BOYS HOCKEY Bishop Guertin 7, Manchester Memorial 1 Gary Bishop got his 400th career win as the Cardinals head coach as his team, down 1-0 after one period at Skate 3, took control the rest of the way to improve to 10-4-1. BG got two goals each from Max Trawick and Doug Barker, plus a goal and ...

Cards too strong for tired Kings, 9-2

High Schools

NASHUA – First periods can sometimes be deceiving in high school hockey. Sometimes even two periods. Thus, fans of the Nashua High School South-Pelham boys hockey team had hopes the Kings’ physical style would make them fairly competitive with area rival Bishop Guertin early Wednesday ...