High Schools

Same story for BG: A hard-fought loss, 35-20, to Goffstown

NASHUA -- The future definitely isn’t now. But perhaps a year from now, things will be just the opposite for the Bishop Guertin High School football team. But for now, the Cards are mired in a 1-7 season after a 35-20 loss to Goffstown Saturday night at Stellos Stadium, and no future talk ...

Merrimack field hockey rolls on to semifinals

MERRIMACK – Goalie Heather Rohr, her able defensive corps and nearly all the Merrimack High field hockey players remembered all-too-well the sting of defeat in this same playoff game on this same field one year ago against Salem. Sent into action on Sunday, the Tomahawks had one simple ...

Tournament berths at stake for local football teams

Are the high school football playoff pictures any clearer? Well, it could get interesting. In Division I, Merrimack, by virtue of its 32-24 win over Nashua North on Friday, has clinched the West title. The 7-1 Tomahawks could even get the No. 1 seed in the North-West playoff cluster with a ...

Eichman outduels Harris as Merrimack tops North, 32-24

MERRIMACK -- Curtis Harris or Ben Eichman? It’s a tough call, but the 7-1 Merrimack High School football team will take their Ben Eichman, thank you, as he rushed 13 times for 120 yards, scored four TDs in a West Conference clinching 32-24 win over Nashua North on Friday night at Student ...

Souhegan field hockey ousted from tourney

AMHERST – It’s fitting that such an even contest provided such an even result, but this is the postseason, and someone had to win. The Pelham Pythons punched their ticket to the NHIAA Division II Field Hockey Tournament Semifinals on Saturday, defeating Souhegan, 1-0. Pelham’s lone ...

Greater Nashua teams at cross country invitationals

Cross country Catholic Memorial Invitational (Boston) Nashua North Arianna Braccio won the girls race, ending her day with a time of 19:32. The next two Titans to cross the line were Dantia Braccio (21:47) and Sarah Kelley (22:33) in 35th and 58th respectively. North also finished ...

HS picks: North, Campbell get not in Friday night showdowns

Staring at a couple monster matchups this week, I simply cannot harp on last Saturday. I won’t mention how bad I felt, not just for the Nashua South kids (they deserved better) and for myself, who tumbled to a 6-2 week and a 44-10 season mark. Enough on that grizzly afternoon. Now, Hector, ...

Yabroudy helps Cardinals survive Memorial in prelims, 2-1

NASHUA -- She was one of the smallest players on Motta Field on Thursday, but she came up the biggest. Bishop Guertin High School field hockey sophomore Brooke Yabroudy scored both Cardinal goals, including the game-winner 4:08 into the second sudden death overtime, to give the Cards a 2-1 ...

Nashua South football rips Manchester Memorial

NASHUA – Not a perfect win, but certainly a convincing one. Nashua South earned a comfortable 31-0 victory over the Crusaders of Manchester Memorial on Friday night in a contest that fueled by frustration on both sides. The Panthers made their way onto the scoreboard near the end of the ...

South pulls off a soccer sweep of Bishop Guertin

NASHUA – When cold weather arrives, it’s time to head South. Soccer went in that direction at chilly Stellos Stadium on Thursday night as Nashua High School South pulled off a sweep of city rival Bishop Guertin, finished off by the boys’ 3-1 win in the nightcap. The Panthers took the ...

Hollis Brookline football runs down Alvirne

HUDSON – Was the Hollis Brookline football team desperate here Friday night? Big-play man Quinten Wimmer says no. “But we all knew what we needed to happen,” said Wimmer, who delivered three huge plays early put HB on a quick 21-7 lead, one the Cavaliers would never relinquish in a ...

High School Highlights: Milford football takes down ConVal

Football Milford 39, ConVal 6 Jacob Wilson scored his first career touchdown and the Milford High express kept rolling with the victory. The Spartans moved to 6-2, while ConVal is now 1-7. Monadnock 36, Campbell 14 Campbell High had its 18-game winning streak snapped, falling at ...

Cardinals kick off the local field hockey postseason

The local NHIAA field hockey tournament season gets underway today, and for two of the three teams involved, erasing history is part of the deal. The Bishop Guertin Cardinals have felt the pain of losing two straight Division I home tournament games – last year in the quarters to underdog ...

Panthers get aggressive for 3-0 win over Exeter

NASHUA – They had it all the way. Nashua High School South girls volleyball coach Wayne Siejkowski was very nervous about Wednesday night's showdown at the Belanger Gym with a tough, somewhat taller 15-2 Exeter team. But no worries. The 16-1 Panthers jumped out to early leads in all three ...

Cavaliers top North in volleyball; Milford settles for tie

Here's a look at Wednesday's high school action, as well as some of Tuesday's late results: GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Hollis Brookline 3, Nashua North 0 The 17-0 Cavaliers are one final match closer to an unbeaten season after a road 25-11, 25-13, 25-21 sweep of the Titans. Maddie Norris had 20 ...

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

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 ...

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

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

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

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

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 ...