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Souhegan scores third win

High Schools

NASHUA – At 3-1 and starting down the barrel at an immediate schedule that reads Framingham, Bishop Guertin and Pinkerton Academy, Souhegan High boys lacrosse coach Keith Bertrand understands his club is staring at a tough road with potential learning opportunities to be had against three ...

Sabers manage to fend off Cavaliers

High Schools

NASHUA – It certainly helps to go into any tennis match with an edge. Right now, the Souhegan High School boys tennis team, with arguably the No. 1 player in the state in senior Matt Lapsley, has just that. As a result, the Sabers were able to handle Hollis Brookline 5-4 on Thursday indoors ...

Alvirne girls lacrosse toughs out 3 OTs for win

High Schools

Girls Lacrosse Alvirne 16, Spaulding 15 (3OT) Dominique Milinazzo got the equalizer with 1:46 left in regulation and scored the game-winner in triple sudden death overtime for the team’s first win (1-2) of the season. The Broncos host John Stark on Monday. — Boys Lacrosse Merrimack 15, ...

Pats still ready for prime time

Boston sports

They may be the Prime Time Patriots once again, but New England will open up the 2018 season in traditional form: Sunday at 1. The Patriots will host the Houston Texans in their season opener on Sunday, Sept. 9 at 1 p.m. However five of their first nine games will be in prime time, including ...

It’s not time for Tom to hang it up — not yet

Local Sports Columnists

Here’s a question for you: Which will come first – a Boston Red Sox loss, a bright, sunny day here with no chilly wind when the temperature goes above 60 degrees…or the end of all this New England Patriots Tom Brady/Rob Gronkowski drama? Wednesday it hit the point of absolute foolishness, ...

Spartans’ bats take care of rival Sabers

High Schools

AMHERST – It looks like many teams will be knocked over in the path of the Milford High School girls softball team this spring. “They’re two-time defending state champs for a reason,” Souhegan coach Tony Doucet said. And the reason the Spartans are off to a 3-0 start in their attempt to ...

Panthers are now 3-0, while Souhegan picks up first win

High Schools

BASEBALL Nashua South 5, Winnacunnet 3 (8 innings) The Panthers are off to a 3-0 start thanks to Jake Smith’s tie-breaking home run in the top of the eighth inning in Hampton. Trailing 2-0, Roe Hendrick had a big base-clearing triple to give the Panthers a 3-2 lead. On the mound, Andres ...

Raiders still seeking that home field edge

Local Sports

NASHUA – It remains the carrot at the end of a long lacrosse stick for the Rivier University men’s team: A Great Northeast Athletic Conference home playoff game. The Raiders have tried for the last few years, and have come close but no cigar. And even though they own a 5-1 record in the ...

Saber girls now 4-0 after easy win over Nashua South

High Schools

GIRLS LACROSSE Souhegan 17, Nashua South 2 Taylor Clark had six goals and two assists to pace the Sabers (4-0), who also got five goals from Savannah Behn and three with an assist by Abby Cranney. Clare Woodford had a pair of goals with an assist while Abby Hawkes added a single tally. ...

City baseball teams off to flying start

High Schools

Yes, it’s extremely early. But after the first week of the high school baseball season, when is the last time all three teams in the city of Nashua – North, South, and Bishop Guertin – were undefeated? The three teams ended Week One with a combined 7-0 record, and included in those were ...

High School Highlights: Souhegan girls lacrosse now 4-0

High Schools

Souhegan 17, Nashua South 2 Taylor Clark had six goals and two assists to pace the Sabers (4-0), who also got five goals from Savannah Behn and three with an assist by Abby Cranney. Clare Woodford had a pair of goals with an assist while Abby Hawkes added a single tally. O’Neill Galinson had ...

Cavaliers boys tennis team now 4-0

High Schools

BOYS TENNIS Hollis Brookline 7, Trinity 2 The Cavaliers stayed unbeaten at 4-0 as they swept singles to wrap up the match early indoors at Nashua Swim&Tennis. HB singles winners from No. 1 on down were Nick Vahe (8-0), David Cherkassky (8-5), David Paradie (8-1), Ben Ziglinski (8-4), Max ...

Bishop Guertin girls lacrosse falls to Pinkerton

High Schools

NASHUA – Regardless of sport, defense at the end of a quarter or half can mean the world. Bishop Guertin’s defense was outstanding in the second half and allowed just one goal in the first 24 and a half minutes of the stanza, but Pinkerton Academy’s Lauren Lisasuskas’ game-winning goal ...

Maple Leafs get on the board, Bruins lead series 2-1

Boston sports

TORONTO (AP) – Auston Matthews scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, Patrick Marleau had two goals, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins 4-2 on Monday night in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference first-round series. James van Riemsdyk also scored and Mitch Marner and ...

GNAC volleyball champion Raiders set for NCAA tournament

Local Sports

NASHUA – Rivier University will have a team playing in an NCAA tournament this year after all. Is it a surprise it’s the Raider men’s volleyball team? Given its history, perhaps not really. But the program had gone three springs without a Great Northeast Conference championship until ...

Linden, Kawauchi win frosty Boston Marathon

Boston sports

BOSTON – After slogging through just a few miles of icy rain and a near-gale headwind that made her feel like she was running in place, Desiree Linden decided she’d seen enough of the Boston Marathon for another year. “My hands were freezing, and there are times where you were just stood ...

Local Boston Marathon Finishers

Local Sports

(As posted at baa.org at 10 p.m.) NASHUA Stephen Chaloner, 2:45:16 Matthew Meagher, 2:58:29 Shane Gagnon, 3:02:34 Robert Campbell, 3:25:57 Rachel Picard, 3:26:15 Philip Collins, 3:26:17 Marcos De Sa, 3:29:07 Kevin Higgins, 3:33:22 Raniel Babala, 3:34:32 Amanda McCann, 3:39:31 Amanda Walker, ...

Nashua Eagles soccer team debuts with win

Local Sports

The Nashua Eagles of the International Soccer Club captured their UPSL season opener this past weekend with a 5-0 win over the New Hampshire Rapids at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Mass. Mayele Hernandez had three goals while Quincy Appah (goal, assist) and Rivier University’s Ben ...