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High School Highlights: Guertin girls roll in battle of unbeatens

Girls Basketball Bishop Guertin 63, Merrimack 23 The Cardinals move to 13-0 behind Erin Carney’s game high 19 points. The Tomahawks suffer their first loss of the season moving to 12-1. Guertin showed that it is just as tough on defense as it is on offense. “We preach to our ...

Area Tracksters set for State Meet Sunday

For some athletes, Sunday’s NHIAA State Track Championships at Dartmouth will serve as a springboard to the outdoor season. For others, it is title time. State championships are there for the taking, and if past efforts can help predict the future, the area should certainly have its share ...

The Bridge isn’t the only hoop battle in area tonight

NASHUA – How big is tonight's Nashua High School North-South Battle of the Bridge basketball doubleheader in the minds of the players? “I can't stop thinking about that,” South sophomore Alex Hulfachor said the other night after helping the Panthers escape Dover in overtime to improve to ...

Q&A with Merrimack High School’s Riley Crampton

It is one of the marquee games of the winter regular season anywhere in the state tonight: 12-0 Merrimack High vs. 12-0 Bishop Guertin. Senior Riley Crampton, who according to coach Mike Soucy is “the glue that holds (the Tomahawks) together,” feels like her team will be ready for the ...

Madden’s OT goal gives Guertin win over Pinkerton

TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. – Gary Bishop doesn't mind if his team climbs on the back of senior forward Patrick Madden whenever there's a time of need. In fact, the Bishop Guertin High School boys hockey coach is starting to expect it. Madden came up big again for the Cards with his overtime ...

Tomahawks notch another win over struggling Admirals

It was a busy night locally Wednesday for hockey, basketball and wrestling, as well as gymnastics. Here's a look: BOYS HOCKEY MERRIMACK 7, ALVIRNE-MILFORD 2 Dylan Sadowski led the scoring for Merrimack (8-2) with two goals and two assists. Dom Carozzo, Andrew Frothingham and Zach Stimeling ...

Panthers outlast Dover in double overtime, 61-56

NASHUA – It wasn't the Battle of the Bridge, but Tuesday night's double overtime 61-56 Nashua High School South boys basketball win over Dover was a battle nontheless. “We just fought through,” said Alex Hulfachor, who sent the game to a second extra session with a clutch 3-pointer. ...

Nashua South wrestlers defeat Nashua North

NASHUA – Nashua North hosted the latest chapter in the Battle of the Bridge on Wednesday night, but Nashua South took home the spoils, as the Panthers outwrestled the Titans by a score of 51-21. Although North’s Matt Oliver opened up the contest with a pin at the 106-pound class, South ...

North-Souhegan’s Duckless keys 2-1 win over Kings

NASHUA – Meditation, not medication. That was Nashua High School North-Souhegan goalie Colin Duckless's solution to both improving his game and blocking out the pain from an injured knee on Monday night in the Battle of the Bridge clash vs. Nashua South-Pelham at a packed Conway Arena. And ...

High School Highlights: Nashua North boys win seventh straight

Boys basketball Nashua North 80, Pinkerton 49 Make that seven wins in a row for the hot-handed Titans (8-1). Curtis Harris and Sam McElliott each scored 14 points. North hosts cross-town rival South on Friday. Milford 55, John Stark 38 Nobody was stopping Joe Shepard as he ripped down 21 ...

Panther girls snap losing streak with win over Dover

The Nashua High School South girls basketball team was one of the few local winners on Monday night as the month of February is underway. Here's a look: GIRLS BASKETBALL NASHUA SOUTH 50, DOVER 36 Catherine Covert and Aryanna Murray led the Panthers with 10 points as they snapped a ...

Malden Catholic ices Bishop Guertin boys hockey

TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. – A typically challenging cross-over game with Massachusetts power Malden Catholic took on extra heat when Bishop Guertin hockey coach Gary Bishop found himself short three regulars due to injury here at Skate 3 on Monday night. The Cardinals did all the things necessary ...

No hurdle to high for Nashua North’s Perry

NASHUA – His world spiralling all around him, grades tumbling, nobody at Nashua North High School gave up on Nasir Perry. Not his track coaches. Or the folks at home. Most of all, Perry refused to surrender. “I techinically (ran track) freshman year, but I failed off the team. I was ...

Busy weekend for Nashua area high school track teams

Boys track Nashua North The Titans were among seven teams at Phillips Exeter on Saturday. Senior Rory Curran won the 1000 meters in 2:30.79. Nasir Perry was second in the hurdles with a season-best 7.64. In the high jump, Sean Quinlan and Isaac Smith each placed, clearing ...

Goalies immense as Kings top Admirals

NASHUA – The South-Pelham Kings skated into their Saturday contest with the Alvirne-Milford Admirals at the Conway Arena late Saturday afternoon looking to continue playing improved hockey. And the scuffling Admirals were aiming to end a rough losing skid which had dropped their 2019-20 ...

Dewar, Ostrom, Gora win Capital Classic titles

Wrestling Capital City Classic Four local teams made their way up to Concord to compete in the 25 team Capital City Classic. Merrimack had the most success picking up two wins with Anson Dewar (152) and Griffin Ostrom (220). Gabriel Victal received fourth at 170 and Sid Dhanaraj placed ...

Nashua North boys take out Bishop Guertin

NASHUA – Sometimes the scoreboard doesn’t tell the whole story and the standings don’t either. Sometimes, one just has to throw expectations or reactions out the window and enjoy a good basketball game. Nashua North entered a high-energy intra-city rivalry game and took charge on ...

High School Highlights: Hulfachor, South drill Londonderry

Boys Basketball Nashua South 54, Londonderry 43 The Panthers take care of business at home and improve to 5-4. Andres Hulfachor led the offense with 11 points, Jeremiah Mitchell scored nine and Jaden Murphy collected eight. South hosts Dover on Tuesday. Milford 66, Kearsarge 53 Jake ...

Q&A with Nashua North’s Josh Constant

For a high school senior, there is no true gauge to judge how your season is going. Or is there? On Wednesday night, the Nashua North-Souhegan hockey coaches walked over to Josh Constant before the game with Alvirne-Milford and handed him a captain’s “C” for his No. 22 home ...

High School Highlights: Nashua South third in girls ski meet

Girls skiing Nashua South third The Nashua South girls placed third in a ski meet at Pat’s Peak on Thursday. Jaimee Conmy placed eighth to lead the Panthers, with a two-heat total time of 59.44. Abby Yekelchick was 12th overall and Audra Robinson took 14th. Rounding out the Panthers ...