High Schools

Titan girls win second straight before rain returned

Monday eventually became another soggy April day on the high school sports calendar, but games that were played during the first part of the day – it's school vacation week – made it all the way through. Here are the results: GIRLS LACROSSE NASHUA NORTH 17, TIMBERLANE 14 Campbell ...

Rain puts Merrimack, Nashua North softball on hold

NASHUA – Both Nashua North coach Jenna Giannelli and Merrimack coach Greg Cochrane had the same goal on Monday afternoon. They both wanted to get as many runs on the board as soon as possible and neither Giannelli nor Cochrane hesitated to do that, sending any and all baserunners at every ...

High School Highlights: Nashua North girls lacrosse wins

Girls lacrosse NASHUA NORTH 17, TIMBERLANE 14 Campbell Haller had an amazing nine goals and one assist as the Titans captured their second straight win after starting the season 0-5. Other top scorers included Julia Gagnon (three goals, three assists), Hannah Fortin (three goals, ...

A Q&A with Merrimack High School’s Melanie Hutchinson

An all-state lacrosse midfielder as a junior, already locked in and committed to play Division I college lax at George Mason, Merrimack High’s Melanie Hutchinson could ease off the gas pedal. Sorry, that’s just not in her DNA. April 12, Hutchinson netted the overtime game-winner in an ...

Titans fall short against Timberlane, 7-5

NASHUA – Nashua High School North baseball coach Zach Harris is waiting for that 2018 feeling. “We've got to come ready to play with the passion and love for the game, like the precedent we set last year,” Harris said after the Titans fell 7-5 to Timberlane Friday at Holman ...

Cavs cruise past Jaguars with an eye on their break

HOLLIS – For the Hollis Brookline High School girls lacrosse team, there's no time like the present. That's because the future after today is a 10-day school vacation layoff. So Thursday's dominant 14-6 win over rival Windham was huge, and it will be just as important to take care of ...

Admirals looking for new coach as Simpson resigns

The Admirals will have a new captain steering the ship next season. The Alvirne-Milford High School co-op hockey team's coach, Matt Simpson, has stepped down after guiding an Alvirne-based team to its first postseason berth in six seasons. Simpson was hired two years ago to coach the solo ...

Alvirne’s Milinazzo gets her 100th career goal in win

It was an unusually busy day for a Thursday in local high school sports with several teams in action, highlighted by an Alvirne player's milestone. Here's the rundown: GIRLS LACROSSE ALVIRNE 12, MANCHESTER MEMORIAL 3 Dominique Milinazzo scored five goals, including her 100th career ...

BG’s Anderson stymies Broncos in 5-1 win

NASHUA – He's a year older, wiser, and healthier. And most likely, all that makes Bishop Guertin High School junior lefty Brett Anderson a better pitcher. The Alvirne Broncos will attest to that. Anderson fanned 12 while checking Alvirne on one run on three hits in six innings of work en ...

High School Highlights: Alvirne girls lacrosse routs Memorial

Girls lacrosse ALVIRNE 12, MEMORIAL 3 Dominique Milinazzo scored five goals, including her 100th career tally, and added five draw controls to help pace the Broncos. Hailey Ramalhihho added a pair of goals while scoring one each were Jordan Sweeny, Sydney Nicholson, Erin Baker, Autumn ...

Cards win the Pinkerton battle, but the war is in June

NASHUA – Advantage Bishop Guertin. Well, sort of. Remember, the last four years the team that has won the regular season BG-Pinkerton Academy matchup has lost in the finals. So, was the Cardinals’ dramatic 12-11 win over the Astros Tuesday night in front of a loud but chilled Stellos ...

Alvirne softball tops Bishop Guertin

HUDSON – When the Alvirne High and Bishop Guertin softball squads met up in Hudson on Wednesday, both teams were aiming to put an end to three-game losing streaks. And when the dust cleared, both contingents had reasons to feel good about their performances. But the host Broncos were ...

High School Highlights: Nashua North baseball posts first win

Baseball Nashua North 4, Salem 1 The Titans (1-2) secured their first win on Wednesday night. Trevor Kelly had two RBIs, Varun Lingadal hit in one RBI and Zach Iannone brought in one. Tony Gallinaro contributed two hits and two runs. Joseph Berman pitched gave up five hits, one run and ...

Quickly and suddenly it’s time for BG-PA boys lacrosse

NASHUA – Is it that time already? The season is barely a week old, but yes, what is usually seen as the biggest high school Division I game of the regular season is here as the defending champion Pinkerton Academy Astros take on Bishop Guertin tonight at Stellos Stadium at about 7:45 ...

Bishop Guertin tops Pinkerton in boys lacrosse showdown

NASHUA – Advantage Bishop Guertin. Well, sort of. Remember, the last four years the team that has won the regular season BG-Pinkerton Academy matchup has lost in the finals. So, was the Cardinals’ dramatic 12-11 win over the Astros Tuesday night in front of a loud but chilled Stellos ...

HB boys tennis, BG volleyball win on rainy game day

Only a few local teams were in action on Monday due to the weather, and there were only a couple of victories as well: BOYS LACROSSE EXETER 20, NASHUA SOUTH 8 The Panthers fell to 1-1, despite a four-goal effort by Joe Bodi and having four others figure in the scoring: Connor Rowsell ...

Bishop Guertin girls lacrosse stops Pinkerton

NASHUA – In what very well might have been a Division I girls lacrosse championship preview, Bishop Guertin defeated Pinkerton at Stellos Stadium on Tuesday, 16-12. Bishop Guertin freshman Natalie Coutu opened scoring just under four minutes into the contest, with both teams trading goals ...

Girls lacrosse Exeter 10, Nashua South 7 South’s Kirsten McIntire scoring her 100th career goal, one of two she had on the day, but the Panthers fell to 1-2 on the year. Liz Harrington and Olivia Johnson also had two goals a piece, while Sarah Signorello had a goal and Izzy Bolduc had an ...

Bishop Guertin, Pinkerton boys lacrosse in early showdown

NASHUA– Is it that time already? The season is barely a week old, but yes, what is usually seen as the biggest high school Division I game of the regular season is here as the defending champion Pinkerton Academy Astros take on Bishop Guertin tonight at Stellos Stadium at about ...

Nashua South runners off to sharp start

By HECTOR LONGO Staff Writer PELHAM – After finishing so fast in 2018, taking second in the Division I State Meet, the Nashua South girls picked up right where they left. The Panthers placed second among 15 teams, behind Bedford at the Pelham Invitational meet. UMass Lowell-bound ...