High Schools

Bishop Guertin volleyball tops Nashua North

NASHUA – On a night when Mariana Gomez was celebrated for her defensive effort, it was her offense that started things for Bishop Guertin. She started the match with a string of seven straight service points, including a pair of aces and kick started Bishop Guertin’s 25-16, 25-20 and 25-16 ...

Etten comes home as Hollis Brookline hoop coach

HOLLIS – The New Hampshire Department of Transportation has been warned. The state will take a hit in its toll collections this winter. Cole Etten is easing off on the EZ-Pass. Etten, 26, will replace Mike Soucy as boys basketball coach at Hollis Brookline High School. Living in Manchester ...

Nashua South has edge in run for high school football playoffs

Who in local high school football will win the not-so-wild West? The leader in the clubhouse is Nashua South. The Panthers seemed to have righted the ship. After two straight losses to start the season, they’ve won four in a row and have another seemingly winnable game at Keene coming up ...

Blue Devils run past Cardinals, 41-22

NASHUA – The tough season for the Bishop Guertin High School football team continues. The Cardinals, as expected, fell to current Division I power Salem 41-22 at Stellos Stadium on Saturday night, and it didn’t help matters that BG was sorely undermanned. At least seven potential starters ...

Panthers shut out by Central in field hockey

FIELD HOCKEY Manchester Central 4, Nashua South 0 Paige Murphy had 14 saves in goal for the visiting Panthers but it was not enough at Gill Stadium as they dropped to 1-10-1. Playing well defensively in front of Murphy for South were Katherine Tello, Abbey Rowe, Maddie Sewade, and Hannah ...

Astros have the numbers to soar past Titans, 61-19

NASHUA — Football is often a numbers game, not only on the scoreboard but also on the rosters. When the Pinkerton Academy Astros were able to just keep throwing players offensively at Nashua North on Friday night, the Titans were basically defenseless in a lopsided 61-19 loss at the hands of ...

Eichmans are double trouble for Merrimack foes

MERRIMACK – You’d think one Eichman is hard enough for opposing defenses to handle when it comes to the Merrimack High School football team. But two? Brutal. That’s the constant headache backs Joe and Ben Eichman give opposing coaches and players. Joe, a senior, was expected to be a big ...

Nashua South football routs Alvirne

HUDSON – Needing a victory to protect its spot atop the Division I West Conference, Nashua South left no doubts Friday night, stomping host Alvirne, 46-14. With a win and Pinkerton’s dismantling of Nashua North last night, South takes a clear lead in the conference at 4-2. Alvirne falls to ...

Souhegan football blanks Manchester West

MANCHESTER – Whenever an opponent is at the bottom of the standings, it might easy to ease up for a week. Someone forgot to tell that to the Souhegan Sabers on Friday night. The visiting Sabers put in a strong performance, earning a well-deserved 35-0 victory over the Blue Knights of ...

Hollis Brookline hands Con Val football first loss

Hollis Brookline overcame five first-half turnovers to knock Con Val from the ranks of the unbeaten, 21-13. It was the Cavaliers’ first win over the Cougars in four years and places both teams at 4-1 in the Division II South race. Brandon Iodice had a big night on the ground and ran for one ...

Londonderry stymies Merrimack football, 21-0

LONDONDERRY – It might sound silly or overstated following a shutout loss, but the Merrimack football team had one of its best outings of the season on Friday night. Of course, its standout performance wasn’t enough. The Tomahawks’ defense limited the high-powered Londonderry offense to ...

Could this be the Sabers year in Division II field hockey?

Milford High School girls field hockey coach Betsey Kallfelz was gazing with envy down the sideline at the Spartans’ chief rival, the Souhegan High School squad. “They do a lot of stuff off-season,” Kallfelz said. “They have a lot of girls in their program. Between their freshman, JV ...

Nashua South wins, North falls in boys soccer

BOYS SOCCER Nashua South 4, Salem 2 Alvaro Ramirez had a pair of goals and two assists while Nate Hyde and Josh Reeder each scored as the Panthers improved to 7-3-1. Emmanuel Orozco had two assists. Hanover 5, Nashua North 0 The visiting Marauders grabbed a 2-0 lead midway through the first ...

Sabers hold off Cavaliers again, 1-0

HOLLIS – Hollis Brookline girls soccer coach Peter Clarke assembled his team against the hill behind the Cavaliers bench late Tuesday afternoon. He didn’t talk to them long. After all, what could he say? The Cavs played tough, but for the second time this season, fell 1-0 to the Souhegan ...

Relentless Sabers attack Spartans, 7-0

MILFORD – Milford High School field hockey coach Betsey Kallfelz was constantly telling her players “No fear” during Monday’s game with Souhegan. With good reason. The Sabers, who easily dispatched of the Spartans 7-0, are so relentless you’d think even the Boston Bruins should be a ...

Pinkerton tips Alvirne boys soccer in overtime

Boys Soccer Pinkerton 1, Alvirne 0 (OT) The Broncos (1-11) could not outlast the Astros in what was a strong game played on both sides. Goalie Jamie Bertrand had six saves, Connor Lambert, Garrett Lambert, and Chris Tufts all played well for the Broncos in the loss. Up next for Alvirne is ...

Titans push Tomahawks around, 45-20

MERRIMACK – Nashua North had the power on Friday night. As in power football. The Titans dominated both sides of the line of scrimmage in a surprising 45-20 win over Merrimack High School at Student Memorial Field. The Titans, led by R.J. Jenkins and Brian Montiminy, rushed for 402 yards as a ...

Nashua North solid in cross country meet

The Nashua North boys cross country team took third overall among 68 teams at the 2017 Maine Festival of Champions Meet. David Vorbach took fifth place in the event, zooming over the rugged 5k course in 15:56.7. Teammate Max Ireland was right behind in 16:02.3. Rounding out the scoring for the ...

Salem blasts Alvirne football

FOOTBALL Salem 42, Alvirne 0 The visiting Broncos dropped to 1-4, as they were undermanned against the unbeaten Blue Devils due to flu and injuries. Payton Layman, normally a fourth string center, played well in a starting role for the Broncos, as did running back/defensive back Hayden Callery ...

Nashua South footballs rips Timberlane for third win

NASHUA – After an 0-2 start to the season, things weren’t looking great for the Nashua South football team. However, the Panthers bounced back with a pair of convincing wins over Merrimack and Nashua North, and they carried that momentum into Friday night’s contest against visiting ...