High Schools

Nashua South’s Coffin excels at New England Track Championships

Fans of New Hampshire high school track and field got a pretty interesting glimpse into the future at Saturday’s New England Championships, hosted by the University of New Hampshire in Durham. Nashua South freshman Cali Coffin provided the highlight of the day for the local contingent, ...

Pinkerton tops Bishop Guertin, but real winner is NH lacrosse

Defeat tasted a little sour Sunday morning for the Bishop Guertin boys lacrosse team. When your a high school athlete, big picture is often not your thing. But if you were one of the lucky ones at Exeter for Saturday night’s Division I state championship game, a thrilling 11-9 Pinkerton ...

At long last, Souhegan’s Lapsley wins state singles title

HOOKSETT – For Souhegan High School boys tennis player Matt Lapsley, two out of three isn't bad. As a matter of fact, it's great. Lapsley's long four year wait for the NHIAA state boys tennis singles title is over, as he downed Bedford's Rohit Yerram in a grueling 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 match ...

Souhegan tennis player Matt Lapsley wins state title

HOOKSETT – For Souhegan High School boys tennis player Matt Lapsley, two out of three isn’t bad. As a matter of fact, it’s great. Lapsley’s long four year wait for the NHIAA state boys tennis singles title is over, as he downed Bedford’s Rohit Yerram in a grueling 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 ...

Bill Dod honored with special night at Fisher Cats game

MANCHESTER – If there is one name synonymous with New Hampshire high school baseball, it’s Bill Dod. This spring he completed his 50th and last season coaching in the Granite State, with a wide array of well-wishers coming together to honor him at Saturday’s New Hampshire Fisher Cats ...

Bishop Guertin falls to Pinkerton in boys lacrosse finals

EXETER - As hard as top-seeded Bishop Guertin charged, rallying from deficits of 3-1 after a quarter and 6-2 at the half, the Cardinals never once got to their sweet spot, that is on the lead. No. Pinkerton Academy wouldn’t let it happen. When Guertin rally for five goals in six minutes ...

BG’s Reynolds/Maalouf capture state doubles crown

The area took one out of two in the state high school doubles tournament on Thursday at Derryfield School. Bishop Guertin's tandem of Amy Maalouf and Claire Reynolds captured the state girls doubles crown, topping the No. 1 seeded Bishop Brady team of Sydney Herrington and Rachel Achong, 6-1, ...

Things get away from Warriors early in 9-4 semis loss

LACONIA – Wilton-Lyndeborough High School baseball coach Dave Finch sat down with a down Warriors starting pitcher Neal Brennan after their team's 9-4 Division IV semifinal loss at the hands of No. 2 Littleton Wednesday and told him not to be discouraged. “He's hanging his head,” Finch ...

NASHUA – You got the sense pretty early that No. 2 Pinkerton Academy and third-seeded Hollis Brookline were pretty evenly matched in this state volleyball semifinal. From the opening flurries, it had the makings of a five-setter, and the two teams didn’t disappoint. A banged-up yet ...

Bishop Guertin outlasts Bedford for girls lacrosse championship

MANCHESTER – Kayli Keenan remembers winning it all as a freshman. That was from the sidelines. Four years later, the Bishop Guertin senior was not just on the field for the Cardinals in a title game, she was scoring the two biggest goals of her high school career. Keenan found the back of ...

Cavaliers roar past Goffstown into boys volleyball semis

HOLLIS – The Hollis Brookline High School boys volleyball team showed no mercy for Goffstown's growing pains on Tuesday. After all, the stakes were pretty high, a berth in the Division I semifinals. It's almost a given the Cavs will be their on an annual basis, and this year is no different ...

Some unlikely, and for a couple of teams, fun tourney twists and turns

You never know in high school sports, do you? Who would have thought that all the area's softball teams, especially previously unbeaten Milford in Division II and Campbell in Divsion III would be all done? And, in girls lacrosse, that Hollis Brookline would get past Winnacunnet in the ...

Portsmouth clips Hollis Brookline for girls lacrosse crown

MANCHESTER – Trailing by three with 12:46 to play, Hollis Brookline midfielder CeCe Fetter intercepted a Portsmouth pass in the Cavaliers defensive zone and sprinted downfield for a goal on the other end. A clutch play by the Cavaliers lone senior that cut No. 2 Portsmouth’s lead to two ...

Brackett, Newton head local list for All-State Boys Volleyball

Hollis Brookline's Jonathan Brackett and Bishop Guertin's Nate Newton were named to the First Team and Cavaliers coach Ed Leonard was named Coach of the Year as the All-State Boys Volleyball Team was announced. HB's Scott VanCoughnett was named to the second team along with Bishop Guertin's ...

Bishop Guertin boys lacrosse back in championship game

EXETER – While Pinkerton Academy took its own sweet time, locking down its half of Saturday night’s dream Division I state final, top-seeded and unbeaten Bishop Guertin was much more expedient in its quest. The Cardinals busted out to a 7-0 lead through one quarter and hardly eased off ...

Bishop Guertin volleyball falls to Pinkerton in quarterfinals

DERRY – Momentum can make you or break you. Bishop Guertin found that out on Tuesday night as the Cardinals couldn’t build enough of it mostly due to the outstanding play of Pinkerton Academy outside hitter Hunter Hazard and fell 25-17, 25-20 and 25-19 to the Astros in the semifinals of ...

Titans can’t close it out in tough 6-5 quarterfinal loss to Tide

CONCORD – A bargain, in some ways. Saturday's Division I baseball quarterfinal between the upstart 12th seeded Nashua High School North Titans and the heavily favored No. 4 Concord Crimson Tide was really three games in one. Unfortunately for the Titans, the third game was the one that sent ...

Nashua area stars shine at state track Meet of Champions

It was a day to step up shine for the region’s track elite. And our athletes delivered Saturday in the Meet of Champions at Merrimack High School. Bishop Guertin Caroline Fischer had a Cardinals team high third place finish in the 800 meter run (2:16.71). Souhegan Elise Lambert came ...

Hollis Brookline girls lacrosse set for finals

Perhaps, it served as incentive. Maybe, it made the Hollis Brookline girls lacrosse team work hard. Saturday night at Stellos Stadium, the Cavaliers wiped away every ugly memory from their May 17, 19-3, loss to Winnacunnet, stunning the top-seeded Warriors in the Division II state semifinals, ...

Astros end South’s season, Holland’s Panther career

DERRY - The reality didn't hit Nashua High School South boys lacrosse senior Sean Holland until late in the Panthers' 17-7 Division I quarterfinal loss at the hands of powerful second seed Pinkerton Academy. He realized then that this game would be his last athletic event as a ...