High Schools

Conrad’s save helps force 0-0 tie for North and BG girls

NASHUA – You know, of course, the old saying about how a tie is like kissing your sister. Well, the entire Nashua High School North girls soccer team probably felt like planting one big smooch on Titans sophomore goalie Victoria Conrad after Tuesday night’s 0-0 double overtime deadlock ...

Sabers fifth, Cavaliers seventh in Divison II golf tourney

Things went pretty much according to plan in Tuesday's Division II golf championship at Pease Golf Club in Portmouth. But Souhegan deviated from that plan just a little bit. The Sabers, who finished just 13-12 during the regular season and got the seventh and final tourney spot, finished ...

High School Highlights: Hollis Brookline boys soccer triumphs

Boys soccer Hollis Brookline 2, Pembroke 0 Mark that three in a row for the Cavaliers, as they shutout Pembroke. Ethan Smith started the scoring in the 28th minute from a JJ Kennedy cross. Kennedy then found the net himself scoring on a Dale Jacobs assist. Hollis Brookline is at ...

Local teams set for high school golf tourneys

In the blink of an eye, it's over. The fastest season in high school sports is usually high school golf, which takes just under two months to complete. That time has arrived, as the four division team championships will be decided this week, with two today (Divisions II and IV), and two on ...

North, Harris pull away from Bishop Guertin, 41-20

NASHUA – The Nashua High School North/Curtis Harris train continues to run right on schedule, and right now the Titans rule the city. The Titans improved to 5-1 with a 41-20 win over a game local rival Bishop Guertin on Saturday night, a week after topping Nashua South in a game in which ...

High School Football Rewind: Nashua North rolls along at 5-1

The state of high school football in the city of Nashua? Three different answers: One team is marching ahead to a likely playoff berth, another is fighting for its playoff life, and a third is hoping it has a spark for the program’s future. Nashua North is now 5-1 after Saturday night’s ...

Souhegan steps up, keeps playoff hopes alive

DERRY — The Souhegan High football team needed something good to happen, and the Sabers got it. John Lohnes and the offense erupted for a 43-33 win over Pelham High on Saturday. Both teams now stand at 3-3. Lohnes was absolutely immense, running for 153 yards on 25 carries and hitting 14 ...

South’s amazing Coffin dominates again

Cross Country Nashua South Cali Coffin won the girls portion of the Woods Trail Run (Thetford, VT), with a time of 18:40.40 (out of 621 runners). Overall the team finished with a ninth-place effort collecting 337 points. The Panthers boys squad were at the Battle of the Border (Hudson, NH), ...

Bulldogs defense keeps South down, 42-0

NASHUA – Break up the Bulldogs. Right now, the Bedford High School football team is looking like the class of the North-West Conference scheduling cluster – and perhaps all of Division I – as the ‘Dogs are now 6-0 after Friday night’s 42-0 win over Nashua South at Stellos ...

Milford wallops Kennett for fifth win

MILFORD – A week ago Milford High hung 47 points on rival Souhegan. Friday night, a dominant Spartans’ 34-6 victory over Kennett High of Conway was all about defense. No better evidence could be found than in the final minute of the first half. Kennett took over at the Spartans’ 31 with ...

Alvirne hammers Manchester West for fifth win

HUDSON – The Alvirne Broncos scored a touchdown on all but one of their drives on Friday night, easily defeating the Blue Knights of Manchester West, 55-27. Each team scored on their first two drives, with only three straight incompletions on West’s third drive breaking the deadlock. A ...

High School Highlights: Merrimack girls soccer routs Spaulding

Girls soccer Merrimack 5, Spaulding 0 The Tomahawks (7-4-1) saw five different goal scorers (Abby Morgan, Riley Streeper, Sam Page, Isabella LaFauci, Jenna Levasseur) on their way to a shutout victory. Morgan added two assists to her performance, as Siobhan McMakin and MaryKate McMakin had ...

Cards making their tourney push with win over South

NASHUA – The calendar has turned to October, and the Bishop Guertin High School field hockey team knows what that means: Time to get tourney ready. It starts in a couple of weeks, and the Cards have gone winless in the post season the last two years. “I think if we continue to do the ...

Nashua’s Gillis, Zimmerman prepped for Cities, States

NASHUA – Competitors, rivals and friends ... TJ Gillis and Bryce Zimmerman hope to see plenty of each other in the next 10 days. The top guns from the Nashua South and Nashua North golf teams are each looking to close the 2018 golf season in style, first with this weekend’s Nashua City ...

Suaza heating up for Nashua South girls soccer

Here are the hightlights of Wednesday's high school action around the area: GIRLS SOCCER Nashua South 3, Windham 1 Red-hot Angie Suaza had three goals, giving her seven in the last three games as the Panthers vaulted over the .500 mark at 5-4-1. South got solid defense from Maya Rioux and ...

High School Highlights: Nashua South volleyball still perfect

Volleyball Nashua South 3, Bedford 0 The Panthers (12-0) sweep an 11-1 Bedford team to remain undefeated (25-20, 25-22, 25-13). Anna Campbell reached the 1,000 career assist milestone in the second set, while ending the night with 31 assists. Brianna Henderson (four aces, 10 kills, six ...

Friday Football Feast: No poor picks allowed this week

I simply have to be better. Professional gamblers would kill for a .667 win percentage. High school football prognosticators should be ashamed of it, and that’s where the big fella went last week, going a pedestrian 4-2 and tumbling to 31-7 on the season. And so we hit Week 6 with our ...

High School Football Capsule Previews: Week 6

DIVISION I Bedford (5-0) at Nashua South (2-3) WHEN: Friday, 6:30 p.m. WHERE: Stellos Stadium. LAST WEEK: Bedford 45, Manchester Central 0; Nashua North 21, Nashua South 14 LAST YEAR: Did not play. FYI: The Bulldogs have established themselves, especially after bulldozing ...

Patterson out to blow the whistle on football concussions

NASHUA – He'll be at a high school football game near you, likely around the entrance to the field or stadium, or the nearby parking lot. Perhaps even more than one on any given autumn weekend. If you see former Alvirne High School football assistant Jock Patterson, he's not trying to sell ...

Roundup: HB boys Basque in the glory of victory

Boys Soccer Hollis Brookline 2, Kearsarge 1 Andy Basque, known for his defensive prowess, netted both goals, including the game winner in the 80th minute to deliver the win. Max Burns assisted on the game winner for HB, now 8-4. Ryan Coutu made nine saves to preserve the victory, while Felix ...