Sports

Milford at Souhegan football game to tackle issue of hunger

High Schools

AMHERST – In conjunction with the Milford at Souhegan football game, the Ethics Forum and the Souhegan Athletic Department are joining forces to host a Night of Giving for New Hampshire Tackles Hunger and Hope for Gus. New Hampshire Tackles Hunger is a statewide effort by high schools to ...

Tom Brady does it again – Pats win on last drive

Boston sports

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.- Brandin Cooks started his day by being booed. He ended it with one of the biggest moments of his short New England Patriots tenure. Cooks was one of a group of Patriots players jeered as they stood locked arm in arm next to a group of players that knelt during the national ...

Suaza ensures the Bridge belongs to South

High Schools

NASHUA – The Bridge belongs to Nashua High School South for the fall season. And, in a way, to Angie Suaza. The Panthers senior striker scored all three goals in a 3-1 win on the final game of a five-game day at Stellos Stadium, clinching the Battle of the Bridge for South, 9-6-2. The golf ...

Crazy day at Gillette Stadium ends well for Patriots

Local Sports Columnists

Has there ever been a crazier, more eventful day than Sunday at Gillette Stadium, as well as the entire National Football League? It began in the morning with New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft issuing a statement similar to his fellow owners, speaking in support of the league after ...

Nashua South hopes win over North is wake-up call

High Schools

Has the Nashua High School South football team risen from its early season slumber? It certainly looks that way, doesn’t it? The Panthers have recovered from an 0-2 start and South coach Scott Knight knows every season has a turning point. He hopes he has pinpoint the one this season for his ...

Mookie Betts sparks Red Sox win

Boston sports

CINCINNATI – Mookie Betts wasn’t about to stop. Neither are the Red Sox, who are heading home with a chance to win another division title. Betts doubled with the bases loaded to tie it in the eighth inning and dashed home from second base on an infield single, rallying the Red Sox to a 5-4 ...

Panthers keep momentum going in win over rival North

High Schools

By TOM KING Staff Writer NASHUA – Things are suddenly looking a lot better suddenly for the Nashua High School South football team. The Panthers turned an 8-8 halftime deadlock with rival Nashua North into a convincing 34-15 win on Friday night before close to 3,000 at Stellos ...

BG-Keene football postponed due to Blackbird staph infection

High Schools

NASHUA – There will be no return of varsity football to Bishop Guertin High School’s Elliott Field after all. Saturday’s scheduled 2 p.m. game with Keene High School at the field has been postponed due to a good percentage of the Blackbird players currently suffering from a staph ...

Another important North-South battle on tap

High Schools

NASHUA – The coaches hope their players ignore the noise. That’s been the theme at both Nashua High School North and South football practices all week as they prep for their 14th regular season meeting on Friday at 7 p.m. at Stellos Stadium. The two schools split their meetings last year. ...

Panthers conquer nerves — and Titans

High Schools

NASHUA – The toughest opponent the Nashua High School South girls volleyball team had on Thursday night was its own nerves. Once the Panthers beat that foe, they focused on rival Nashua North and cruised to a 3-0 win by set scores of 25-21, 25-6, 25-8. “That first game kind of sets the ...

Milford football routs Manchester West

High Schools

MILFORD – The Milford Spartans easily dispatched the visiting Blue Knights of Manchester West on Friday night, 41-14. For most of the contest, West deployed in wildcat formations. It paid dividends early on, with Jaymeson Mayheux finishing the Blue Knights’ first drive of the evening with ...

Souhegan works OT for 1-0 boys soccer win

High Schools

Boys Soccer Souhegan 1, Pelham 0 (2OT) It took a pair of extra periods, but the Sabers managed to grind out a double-overtime victory over Pelham. Souhegan built momentum throughout the second half, but they didn’t find the back of the net until the second overtime. Jacob Hopfenspirger ...

Red Sox rally to top Reds, increase AL East lead

Boston sports

CINCINNATI – Staggered by Scooter Gennett’s grand slam in the first inning, the Boston Red Sox regrouped and finally put some distance between themselves and the Yankees. Rafael Devers hit a three-run homer Friday night, and the Red Sox extended their AL East lead to four games with a 5-4 ...

Coaching moves aplenty this year in high school ranks

High Schools

‘Tis the season. There are a few significant coaching moves on the horizon, and one already completed as the high school athletic directors move to fill coaching vacancies around the area. One significant hire has already been made – former Souhegan and Nashua South head hockey coach Dan ...

Rivier’s Kolek earns historic national milestone

Local Sports

NASHUA – It’s been an amazing ride for Rivier University men’s and women’s volleyball coach Craig Kolek. Now it’s a historic one. In the first week of the Raiders’ season, Kolek became the first coach ever in NCAA history – Divisions I, II and III – to record 400 wins in both ...

Bishop Guertin field hockey holds off Nashua North

High Schools

The Titans grabbed a 1-0 lead two minutes in on a goal by Stella Liakakos, but the Cardinals stormed back later in the half to take a 3-1 lead. Sarah Coyle (unassisted), Grace Goyette (McKenna Gosselin assist) and Katie Lupo all scored in the final 12 minutes of the half. Guertin’s Bonnie ...

Sale throttles Orioles, Red Sox romp

Boston sports

BALTIMORE – Chris Sale struck out 13 to become the first AL pitcher in 18 years to reach the 300 mark, and the Boston Red Sox moved to the brink of clinching a playoff berth by beating the Baltimore Orioles 9-0 on Wednesday night. Sale (17-7) reached the milestone on his last pitch, a called ...

Injured Patriots seem to be improving

Boston sports

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots appear to be getting healthier as they head toward Sunday’s home game against the Houston Texans. Dont’a Hightower (knee) and Danny Amendola (concussion, knee), who both missed Sunday’s win at New Orleans, and Philip Dorsett (knee), Chris ...

It won’t always be the Big Easy for the Patriots

Boston sports

When the New England Patriots offense is firing on all cylinders, it always looks like the best of times. And when most NFL offenses play against the New Orleans Saints, that’s what it normally is. Not to take anything away from New England’s victory. The Patriots put up 555 yards overall, ...