High Schools

Pearson hat trick powers BG past Brady, 8-1

Justin Pearson scored three goals and assisted on two more to lead the Cardinals past Bishop Brady, 8-1, in Concord. Griffin Scanlon stopped 11 of the 12 shots he faced to secure the win in net for BG (2-6-1). Max McCabe scored two goals of his own, while John Krapian (two assists), Tim Trudel ...

Nashua North Ends Losing Streak, Beats Bishop Brady

Danny Leblanc and Robert Lavine each had four points as they helped the Titans top Bishop Brady 6-1 and end their three-game losing streak. Leblanc scored twice for North while contributing two assists. Lavine also scored a goal to go along with his three assists. Jake Latham scored twice for ...

Manchester Central tops Merrimack in battle of boys hoop unbeatens

MANCHESTER – Eric Gendron was under blanket coverage Monday night and couldn’t find a rhythm as Merrimack High School fell 62-59 in the battle of Division I unbeatens at Manchester Central High School. With the Little Green on the verge of pulling away late, the Tomahawks, ...

Even without its leader, Merrimack boys basketball team battles Central

Tim Goodridge was pretty clear in Friday night’s postgame interview after his Tomahawks’ thrashing of Concord at home. The Merrimack High School boys varsity basketball coach classified Manchester Central as the team to beat in Division I. In his eyes, Manchester has the ...

Milford falls to Oyster River

A tale of two halves didn’t go the visiting Spartans’ way in a 56-46 loss, despite the fact they held the Bobcats to 18 points in the final two periods. Ross Briggs and Mitch Banuskevich had 10 points apiece for the Spartans (1-7), who trailed 38-24 at the half. At ...

North tops South, Timberlane

The Nashua North girls totaled 391 points, beating Timberlane (374) and rival Nashua South (369). The Titans took the top three spots with Carolyn Marquis first with a two-run total of 41.91, followed by Bailey Ruhm (43.68) and Rachel Sullivan (47.49). South was led by Alyssa Freeman, who was ...

Panthers second, North third

Nashua South totaled 377 points, ahead of Nashua North (366) but behind winner Timberlane (391). Jack Rice was the top skier for South, finishing third at 41.45, while Zach Peterson was eighth at 45.84. South’s Kevin Smith (47.23) was 11th, followed by the Panthers’ Evan ...

Campbell sinks Bow, 47-33

The visiting Cougars used a 19-2 run in the second quarter to take control. Zach Bergeon led the way with 21 points, while Harrison Vedrani added eighth and Justin DiBenedetto had seven. The Cougars host Somersworth on Thursday at 7 p.m.

Merrimack, Manchester Central meet in battle of unbeatens

Tim Goodridge has been around the game of basketball for a long time and the head coach of the Merrimack High School boys team knows that games in January count a little bit less than games in March. But it’s hard to not make a big deal of the next game on the schedule for the ...

Nashua South falls to Salem

Salem 6, Nashua South 1 A.J. Bender and Alissa Bennett combined to make 34 saves in goal, but it wasn’t enough for the Panthers as they fell to the Blue Devils in Division I action Monday at Conway Arena. Cameron Boisvert scored the lone goal for South (1-7-2) off an assist by Owen ...

Shorthanded Nashua North swims well at Londonderry

Despite being down quite a few swimmers, both the Nashua North boys and girls teams pulled out wins over every team at Friday’s meet except for host Londonderry. For the girls, sophomore Christina Little brought home a win for the Titans in the 100 backstroke, finishing in 1 minute, ...

Bishop Guertin uses big second half to beat Alvirne

Bishop Guertin 77, Alvirne 39 The Cardinals got points from 14 different players and broke open a 10-point game by scored 48 in the second half. Kyle Gavin led the way for Bishop Guertin with 16 points while Joe Marandola added 13 markers. Andrew Williams, Mike Rinko and Wally Kwiencinski each ...

Bishop Guertin knocks off Alvirne

Bishop Guertin 54, Alvirne 47 Jamie Sherburne scored a game-high 19 points and Meghan Kerutis was also in double figures with 15 as the Cardinals ended a two-game skid. Abbi Field also had eight points for Bishop Guertin (7-3). Alvirne (4-3), playing for the first time in 10 days, got 14 ...

Nashua North cruises to win over Timberlane

Nashua North 77, Timberlane 25 The Titans controlled the game from start to finish, as Taylor Choate scored 18 points, including three 3-pointers, and Brttany Descroche also had a career-high 15 points. North’s Sara Cordova (11 points) and Catherin McInerney (10) were also in double ...

Hollis Brookline knocks off undefeated Hanover

Hollis Brookline 59, Hanover 52 The Cavaliers upset the Marauders behind 16 points from Bri Hackett and 11 from Lindsey Beauregard. Kristin Johnson added seven points and grabbed a team-high 10 rebounds while Jenna Hyatt and Michaela Dowling combined for 10 points and 14 boards. At ...

Struggling Nashua North hockey team falls to Manchester Central 6-3

NASHUA – Suddenly, the Nashua High School North hockey season has taken a different turn, and not one for the better. After a 5-0 start to the season, the Titans have lost four of their last five Division I games, including a 6-3 defeat at the hands of Manchester Central at Conway ...

Bishop Guertin girls hockey team follows Pearson’s lead

Perhaps Brooke Pearson doesn’t quite know how good she is. Or at least how good her shot is. “I definitely need to get more shots off,” she said. “But I like to pass and make plays.” And she’s terrific at doing just that. When you ...

Alvirne falls to Bedford

Bedford 9, Alvirne 2 The Broncos trailed by a goal after one period, but the Bulldogs scored six unanswered to remain undefeated (10-0) in Division II. Alvirne’s Devin Herling and Patrick DeVito scored in the final 1:05 of the first period to cut Bedford’s lead to 3-2, but ...

Merrimack gets shutout win over Keene

Merrimack 6, Keene 0 The Tomahawks were led by Mark Feeney, who carried Merrimack with a four point night including three goals and an assist on Saturday at West Side Arena. Ryan Downie, Kyle Feeney and Aidan O’Brien all each chipped in with a goal of their own. In net, Devin ...

Souhegan gets revenge against John Stark/Hopkinton

Souhegan 8, John Stark/Hopkinton 2 (Saturday) James Wilson led the Sabers (6-1) with four goals and two assists, while older brother, Matt, added three goals, as Souhegan knocked off the defending Division III champs Saturday night at Conway Arena. Alek Medic also had a goal and an assist ...