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High School Football Matchups for the week

Division I SPAULDING (0-1) AT NASHUA NORTH (1-0) WHEN: Friday, 6:30 p.m. WHERE: Stellos Stadium. LAST YEAR: Did not play. LAST WEEK: Merrimack 33, Spaulding 28; North 35, Winnacunnet 8. FYI: The Red Raiders senior-centric team led by Logan Gadbois gave Merrimack a run for its ...

Souhegan football has no trouble in routing ConVal

AMHERST – The Souhegan High football squad strode into its 2019 home opener on Friday night aiming to advance to 2-0 on the young Division II season. And the visiting ConVal Cougars’ crew was looking to perform the same feat. But it became evident extremely quickly to everybody in ...

North, South, BG, HB volleyball teams all win

Several local volleyball teams came out on top on Wednesday night. Here are those results plus the rest of the local action: GIRLS VOLLEYBALL NASHUA NORTH 3, MANCHESTER MEMORIAL 0 The Titans picked up their second win of the season (2-1) with a 25-9, 25-10, 25-7 sweep. Olivia Mazerolle ...

Bourgeois hired as new Panthers girls hoop coach

NASHUA – One down, one to go. The Nashua athletic department has officially filled one of its girls varsity basketball vacancies, as longtime Nashua South boys JV coach/varsity assistant John Bourgeois has been named the new Panthers girls hoop coach. As for the Nashua North position, ...

Panthers learn a few lessons in 3-1 loss to Central

NASHUA – Nashua High School South boys soccer coach Tom Bellen is now starting to get a better idea of his team. And that's thanks to Tuesday's 3-1 loss at the hands of Manchester Central at Stellos Stadium. “It's a good test for us, and they're top dog right now,” Bellen said of the ...

High School Q&A with Souhegan’s Behn

The fact that she was a junior captain last fall on a girls soccer team with nine seniors should explain brilliantly the impact Savannah Behn has on Souhegan High athletics. The 4.0 student is already back at it again, leading the offense for the 2-0-1 Sabers with plenty on her mind. First, ...

High School Highlights: Nashua North volleyball triumphs

Girls volleyball NASHUA NORTH 3, MEMORIAL 0 The Titans picked up their second win of the season (2-1) with a 25-9, 25-10, 25-7 sweep. Olivia Mazerolle had four kills, seven service points and three digs while Kelsey Laliberte (four kills) and Haley Stanton (five aces, 11 points) had ...

Broncos look like a different boys soccer team this fall

They showed flashes of what they might be capable of during the 2018 season, but the Alvirne High School boys soccer team couldn't get the results. So far on this young season they have, and it will be interesting to see how the Broncos handle the challenges that are ahead. They visit ...

Cardinals part ways with successful girls lacrosse coach

NASHUA – Kerry Gobiel has coached the Bishop Guertin High School girls lacrosse team to two straight Division I championships. But she won't be guiding the team to a third. The school and Gobiel have parted ways, Guertin athletic director Pete Paladino confirmed on Monday, a move/decision ...

High School Highlights: Merrimack girls soccer blanks Keene

Girls soccer Merrimack 4, Keene 0 The Tomahawks (1-2) secure their first win of the season with a shutout. Abby Morgan scored two goals, Emma Valluzzi and Siobhan McMakin tallied one goal each. Adding in the assist column were Bella Saxon and Amaya Blake with one a piece. Merrimack visits ...

Spartans sweep Sabers; Titans, Cardinals fall

It was a great season opener for Milford High School volleyball but not so great for Souhegan or Bishop Guertin. But that's just a taste of Monday's high school results. Here's the full look: GIRLS VOLLEYBALL MILFORD 3, SOUHEGAN 0 The Spartans swept their rivals in the season opener for ...

High School Highlights: Milford volleyball sweeps Souhegan

Girls volleyball MILFORD 3, SOUHEGAN 0 The Spartans swept their rivals in the season opener for both by scores of 25-14, 25-21, 25-18, with Gabby Monico leading the way with nine kills, four blocks and five aces. Robyn Krafft added eight kills and five aces while Kailyn Chamberlain (12 ...

BG girls lacrosse coach won’t be back

NASHUA – Kerry Gobiel has coached the Bishop Guertin High School girls lacrosse team to two straight Division I championships. But she won’t be guiding the team to a third. The school and Gobiel have parted ways, Guertin athletic director Pete Paladino confirmed on Monday, a ...

Souhegan opens with win at St. Thomas

DOVER - The Souhegan High School football squad faced a lot of challenges and tests in its season-opening contest at Saint Thomas Aquinas High in Dover on Saturday and did well enough with them to bring home a solid 34-25 victory. Coach Robin Bowkett's Sabers got important contributions ...

High School Football Rewind: Nashua South diversifies

What can we gather from the results of for the local opening weekend of high school football? Well, basically what we saw this past weekend likely will be a lot different come early November. Isn’t it always? Campbell (30-0 over Somersworth) and Nashua North (35-8 over Winnacunnet) were ...

Panthers survive turnover-filled opener vs. Portsmouth

NASHUA – High school football season openers are often never pretty, but when Nashua South coach Scott Knight and his players looked up at the Stellos Stadium scoreboard at the final whistle Friday night, they saw a thing of beauty. That's because the Portsmouth ClipperCats couldn't convert ...

Tomahawks go-to players go past Spaulding, 33-28

The Merrimack High School football team survived a wild third quarter in Rochester to capture its season opener, 33-28 over Spaulding and the Tomahawks' key players all played key roles. Devin Wood had two receiving TDs, while back Zach Twardosky had two rushing TDs. Also, Jared Dyer had a ...

Student Vaping: Nashua schools report problems

NASHUA — During the spring, nearly half of the students in Nashua High School North and South health classes reported they had tried vaping, according to an Academic Health Class Survey conducted by Nashua Prevention Coalition. Also found in the survey was that 81.5% of students reported ...

Nashua South tops Portsmouth in football opener

NASHUA – High school football season openers are hardly ever pretty, but when Nashua South coach Scott Knight and his players looked up at the Stellos Stadium scoreboard at the final whistle Friday night, they saw a thing of beauty. That’s because the Portsmouth ClipperCats couldn’t ...

Broncos looking good after 3-0 stunner over North

NASHUA – Break up the Broncos? It's way too early for that, but the rest of Division I should be on alert, as the Alvirne High School boys soccer team is off to a 2-0 start after Thursday night's 3-0 win over Nashua North at Stellos Stadium. Remember, this is a Bronco team that had just a ...