High Schools

Warriors get the lone local win in tough night

TK THURSDAY NIGHT FEB. 14 NON SKIING ROUNDUP skiing in bout 10 minutes It was a tough night Thursday for several locals, except the Hollis Brookline-Derryfield boys hockey team. Here's a look: BOYS HOCKEY Salem 5, Nashua North-Souhegan 3 The Saber-Titans fell behind 4-1 after three ...

Kings rule Crusaders to keep tourney hopes alive

NASHUA – Losing was not an option for the Nashua High School South-Pelham hockey team Wednesday night at Conway Arena. Not if the Kings want to at least equal last year’s feat of making the Division I tourney, as they are right on the bubble. But Wednesday’s 4-0 win over a struggling ...

Greater Nashua high school wrestlers set for division meets

State titles go up for grabs on Saturday with area wrestlers charging for that gold in three different venues. The Division I State Meet at Londonderry High School will again be all about Timberlane Regional of Plaistow, the four-time defending state champion. But for both the Nashua South ...

The ice is always nice for Souhegan’s Paquette

If you want to stir some emotion in Souhegan High School girls hockey coach Kelli Braley, just ask her about the program's leading scorer, senior Shannon Paquette. “You want to make me cry?” Braley said. That's the reality Braley faces after this season, as the Sabers' benchmark player ...

Bishop Guertin girls hoop now 15-0

Girls basketball Bishop Guertin 63, Windham 40 Erin Carney’s phenomenal 25 point game keeps the Cardinals (15-0) perfect on the season. Bishop Guertin travels to Bishop Feehan on Friday. Winnacunnet 45, Nashua South 44 The Panthers (6-10) three game losing streak ended, after ...

Locals excel in Division I girls, Division II boys skiing

Several locals excelled at the NHIAA Division I girls and Division II boys state meets held earlier this week. Here's a look: Bedford girls tops Division I, Bishop Guertin 10th In Monday's Division I state meet at Mount Sunapee, Bedford took both the Slalom (387 points) and Giant Slalom ...

Panthers ended up road weary while at home in loss

NASHUA – Winnacunet High School boys basketball coach Jay McKenna called his team's three-quarter slumber “A Monday night on the road.” Nashua South coach Nate Mazerolle could have described his team's fourth quarter the same way – even though it was playing at home in the comfort of ...

North girls end long losing streak; many Tuesday games off

GIRLS BASKETBALL Nashua North 56, Keene 42 Jaden Smith had 13 points while Katie Carr added 12 and Peyton Ryan 11 (three 3-pointers) as the visiting Titans snapped an eight game losing streak. Janessa Lofton added nine on three 3-pointers for North, now 3-13 and off until it hosts ...

Cards romp over Wamps in battle of champions

NASHUA – There have been games this season when his team has won handily that Bishop Guertin High School girls basketball coach Brad Kreick has worn a frown. Sunday's 68-43 win over Massachusetts power Braintree at the Colligadome was not one of them. “How could you not be happy with that ...

Sabers turn third period switch on for 5-2 win

NASHUA -- They can score in bunches, and the Souhegan High School Sabers did just that in a defining third period on Saturday at Conway Arena. In fact, their 5-2 win over Lebanon-Stevens-Kearsarge, keyed by snapping that 2-2 tie after 30 minutes, may have been a defining moment of their ...

Bomba’s away! It’s a threepeat for Alvirne diver

The third time for Alvirne High School girls diver Skyler Bomba was not only the charm, it was the norm. Bomba won her third straght Division I state diving title at the University of New Hampshire's Swasey Pool on Friday night. Bomba's 372.35 score not only topped Divsion I divers, including ...

Hanover girls pull away from Hollis Brookline, 70-54

HOLLIS – Hollis Brookline High School girls basketball coach Bob Murphy would love for his team to have a second chance against powerful Hanover in a few weeks. That's after it gave the Marauders plenty of second chances in a 70-54 loss on Friday night. “Yeah, of course I would,” Murphy ...

Alvirne’s Bomba, BG boys look for a pool repeat

A pool repeat would be sweet. That's what they're thinking at Bishop Guertin and Alvirne High School. The Cardinal boys swim team is the favorite going into this weekend's Division I Meet at the University of New Hampshire's Swasey Pool to repeat as state champions. On an indivdual basis, so ...

Q&A with Nashua North runner Rory Curran

NASHUA – If an identity crisis once existed in the halls at Nashua North, this junior sensation obliterated it on Sunday afternoon at Dartmouth. Titans distance runner Joseph Curran, aka Rory Curran, decided to eliminate the confusion once and for all. If you see him from now on, just ...

High School Highlights: Nashua wrestlers triumph

Wrestling Nashua South 47, Londonderry 33 Ryan Salemi, Colby Spencer, Kyle Salemi, Drew Fleury, Tom Cullerton, Connor Goodwin, Nate Zalzel and Chris Vo all had wins for South, now 12-8 in dual meets. Nashua North 50, Bedford 24 The Titans took to the road and scraped together a ...

Unbeaten Exeter stops Nashua North boys hoop

NASHUA – There was simply no way to sugarcoat it. The Nashua North boys basketball squad faced an immense test on its home court against an undefeated Exeter High crew last night. After having had a six-game winning streak ended by back-to-back losses to lowly Pinkerton (1-9) and then ...

High School Highlights: South boys hoop romps

Boys basketball Nashua South 62, Trinity 44 Andrew Moody led the way scoring 20 points for the Panthers (6-5). Andres Hulfachor and Jaden Murphy scored nine points each. Nashua South travels to Concord on Friday. Manchester Memorial 49, Bishop Guertin 47 Max Matarazzo scored 14 points ...

Great performances at New Hampshire track championships

Sunday’s spectacular Division I Indoor Track State Championship Meet absolutely deserves a second look. So here are some thoughts as anyone who made the trip to Hanover in the morning attempts to catch their collective breath. Nashua North boys coach Art Kobs summed up his team’s ...

Bishop Guertin girls claim championship

HANOVER -- Around the halls of Bishop Guertin High School, these girls will always be considered a “perfect 10.” OK, so nobody is perfect, but what the Cardinals pulled off here at Leverone Fieldhouse on Sunday was nothing short of spectacular. With only 10 athletes competing, BG ...

North makes brilliant run for second place

HANOVER -- The area boys track contingent had to be a tad angry coming up to Dartmouth. One local scribe, heading into Sunday’s Division I Indoor State Championship meet, noted that any boys titles won would be considered a “bit of an upset.” A resolute bunch of Nashua North Titans ...