High Schools

After CHaD, aerospace calling McKillop away from competition

BEDFORD – Danny McKillop had a great multi-sport athletic career at Merrimack High School. As he moves on to Virginia Tech to study aerospace engineering, he knows that Friday’s annual CHaD East-West All-Star football game will be probably his last competitive event. “Maybe ...

Telegraph All Stars: Girls Tennis

PLAYER OF THE YEAR Claire Reynolds, Bishop Guertin, freshman Claire Reynolds won 12 matches atop the Cardinals ladder and also played her way through to the semifinals in the state individual tournament, and the same in the doubles tournament with fellow freshman Sara Schmitt. FIRST ...

Telegraph All Stars: Boys Volleyball

PLAYER OF THE YEAR Nick Wood, Hollis Brookline, senior Nick Wood holds all of the records for the Cavaliers, except for assists, and has been their best player for the last three years. He had 610 kills and 316 digs over three seasons, all pretty much evenly distributed. Wood, a First Team ...

BG honors its latest Hall of Famers

NASHUA – Bishop Guertin High School celebrated its tradition on Friday night by inducting eight alumni into its Athletic Hall of Fame. This year’s inductees included Steve Bouchard (Class of 1972), James Bouchard (’74), Gary Farnsworth (’72), Dave Lavallee (’87), Craig Halbmaier ...

Camerons are Bishop Guertin’s First Family for lacrosse

EXETER – The Cameron household is no stranger to NHIAA boys lacrosse gold. Chris Cameron has coached Bishop Guertin to nine Division titles, spanning 13 consecutive trips to the state championship. All the while, his sons, Brian and Sean, have been cheering from the sidelines. Even though ...

Cards storm past Merrimack into semis

NASHUA – The only lightning that struck during the Bishop Guertin-Merrimack High School girls lacrosse Division I quarterfinal at Stellos Stadium early Wednesday evening was the Cardinal offense. It was electric. With storm clouds approaching, third seed Guertin (14-3) scored eight straight ...

Friday’s High School Highlights

For the first time in over a year, the Souhegan baseball team met its match. Kaito Kramarcyck tossed a complete game and Hollis Brookline snapped Souhegan’s 26-game win streak Friday with a 5-2 victory in Hollis. Kramarcyck surrendered only four hits and two earned runs while striking out ...

High School Highlights: South girls tennis triumphs

GIRLS TENNIS Nashua South 9,Keene 0 The host Panthers won their first match in two seasons, and in dominant fashion. Singles winners were, all the way down the ladder from No. 1 through 6 were Meghana Avvaru (8-6, rallied from 1-4 deficit), Kaitlin Fitzgibbons (8-0), Shrijaa Mohan (8-0), ...

Former DWC coach in hoop heaven in Lebanon

Dave Faucher was a happy guy on Monday. Why? Basketball practice at Lebanon High School was set for later in the day. Faucher, the former Daniel Webster College and Dartmouth College men’s basketball coach, is enjoying life as an assistant coach with the odds-on Division II favorite Lebanon ...

Lebanon locks down Hollis Brookline for 44-35 victory in D-II final

MANCHESTER – For those who believe defense wins championships, Lebanon provided the blueprint Friday night at Southern New Hampshire University. Points were at a premium in the Division II championship and Hollis Brookline couldn’t generate enough of them in a 44-35 defeat to the ...

Locals to meet in prelim

The final pieces to the local high school tournament puzzle have been added as the Division I and II boys basketball tournament gets underway Tuesday and Wednesday. Six area teams are involved in preliminary-round games this week, while four other locals will compete in their respective ...

Hollis Brookline in Division II girls basketball finals

MANCHESTER – Elizabeth Atkinson stepped to the free-throw line with eight seconds left in the Division II semifinals as a chant erupted from the Hollis Brookline student section: “It’s all over!” Indeed, it was. The sophomore drilled the foul shots for good measure. Cassandra Stapelfeld ...

Nashua North tops Manchester Memorial in Division I boys basketball

NASHUA – It didn’t take long for Nashua North’s Alonzo Linton to take over. Actually, it started when he won the tip and seconds later banged an NBA-range 3-pointer to spark a 14-point, game-opening Titans’ run. Linton finished with 22 points, 12 rebounds, and six assists as No. 7 seed ...

Bishop Guertin opens boys basketball tourney with win

LONDONDERRY – For what seemed like an endless second half, Matt Regan pleaded for his team to take better shots, make more intelligent decisions and if at all possible, knock down a free throw or two. Fortunately for the first-year Bishop Guertin boys hoop coach, those Cardinal shortcomings ...

HB girls storm into semifinals

CONCORD – Hollis Brookline High School girls basketball coach Bob Murphy said the other night he might have a better idea of how his team could shut down the powerful Bishop Brady attack. His better idea turned into a better result than a week ago when the Cavaliers last played the ...

North outlasts Londonderry

LONDONDERRY – At some point, probably right around the 30th minute, Friday night’s regular-season Nashua North boys hoop finale transformed from playoff tune-up to epic classic. And Alonzo Linton had his magic brush working on this one every step of the way. “If he doesn’t get votes for ...

Bedford cruises past Guertin

BEDFORD – In a roller coaster of a regular season, Bishop Guertin hopes its final valley came Friday night at Bedford. Troy Meservey poured in 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds, pacing the Bulldogs to a 68-53 victory over the Cardinals in a Division I boys basketball tilt at Bedford High ...

Campbell advances in D-III tourney

LITCHFIELD – The Campbell Cougars put in a hearty performance on Thursday night, defeating the Vikings of Mascenic in the Preliminary Round of the NHIAA Division III boys basketball tournament, 67-57. Outside of the first 90 seconds Campbell held the lead and did not look back, holding a ...

Milford stymies HB

MILFORD – They have a fiery player in senior forward Shane Winnett, a determined scorer in Ryan Banuskevich, and a surprising 3-point shooter in senior center Evan Ryan. That’s a lot for any Division II team to handle, so you can almost understand how a usually solid Hollis Brookline squad ...

Local lacrosse teams at work

NASHUA – The lack of snow on the ground, even as colder air moves in, tells you something: It’s spring season now for local colleges. The first sport to venture out is always men’s and women’s lacrosse, and that’s no exception. The season has begun for the Rivier men’s and women’s ...