High Schools

Bishop Guertin girls lacrosse stuns Pinkerton

EXETER – The NHIAA Division I Girls’ Lacrosse Tournament has its two championship combatants following a tremendous doubleheader at Bill Ball Stadium on Saturday. In the second semifinal of the night, fourth- seeded Bishop Guertin upset top-seeded Pinkerton, 13-4, avenging a one-goal loss ...

High School Highlights: Wilton-Lyndeborough baseball rolls into semifinals

Baseball No.3 WLC 7, No.6 Moultonborough 1 The Warriors are heading to the semi-finals after a decisive win. WLC had nine hits on the day including three each from Jake LeVert and Owen Hughes. Levert made the most of getting on base, stealing three bases in the process. Hughes helped out ...

Titans get their revenge on BG, on to quarters in Concord

NASHUA – Revenge of the Titans. The Nashua North High School baseball team had plenty of confidence it could win a pitching rematch between its own senior C.J. Barrett and Bishop Guertin sophomore Brett Anderson. Not only did the Titans win it, they won it decisively, knocking Anderson out ...

Bulldogs ferocious in surprisingly easy Division I title win over BG

DERRY – Advantage, Bedford. In a big way. The Bishop Guertin and Bedford High School girls tennis teams should be vying for hardware often in the next few years, and the Bulldogs easily took the first Division I title match meeting on Wednesday, 7-2. Shockingly easy, one might add. “It ...

Souhegan goes down fighting in Coach Bill Dod’s finale

The incredible run is over. Souhegan High School baseball coach Bill Dod’s remarkable 50-year baseball coaching career, which also included stints at Sanborn and Bishop Guertin, has come to an end as a Hanover walk-off sac fly gave the Marauders a 6-5 win in Thursday’s Division II ...

Nashua South ousted from baseball tourney by Dover

DOVER – Get to Dover righty John Cantwell early, or don’t get him at all. The lesson got punched home on Nashua South Thursday here as the No. 10 Panthers tumbled out of the Division I playoffs, 8-2, in their opening round battle with the seventh-seeded Wave. Cantwell teetered on ...

High School Highlights: Wilton-Lyndeborough baseball plays on

Division II Preliminary round Kennett 4, Milford 3 No. 11 Milford took to the mountains with upset on its mind and nearly pulled it out. Milford ends its season at 7-10. Kennett, which hosted Thursday, now goes to No. 3 Plymouth on Saturday. Division III Preliminary round Newport ...

Souhegan leads local contingent for girls All-State Lacrosse

The New Hampshire All-State Girls Lacrosse teams have been released, and as expected, defending Division I state champ, Souhegan High School, is well-represented. Brigid Casey, McKenzie Robinson and Abby Cranney, all of whom will lead the Sabers into Saturday’s 5 p.m. state semifinal ...

Sabers earn decisive Division II tennis title win over Hollis Brookline

BEDFORD – Hollis Brookline's No. 1 singles player, Nic Vahe, had played an intense match on Tuesday in a losing cause when he blurted out the relief that many are probably thinking when it comes to Souhegan's Matt Lapsley. “He's gone next year,” Vahe said. Indeed he is. You had to ...

Fasten your seat belts, it’s spring season tourney time

Now the real games begin. The high school baseball, softball, boys and girls lacrosse tournaments are set to get underway on Wednesday and Thursday, and there are locals galore in action – some against each other. Perhaps the premier local matchup will be Thursday at Holman Stadium with ...

Bishop Guertin girls lacrosse stops Merrimack

NASHUA – After spotting No. 5 Merrimack a 1-0 lead just under seven minutes into the game, the fourth-ranked Bishop Guertin offense erupted for eight straight goals to close out the first half en route to a 10-5 victory in the quarterfinals of the Division I girls lacrosse tournament at ...

High School Highlights: Souhegan girls lacrosse rolls over Nashua South

Girls Lacrosse Souhegan 14, Nashua South 3 Brigid Casey had a five-point (three goals, two assists) game to lead the Sabers past the Panthers in the quarterfinal round. Taylor Clark found the back of the net four times and Abbey Cranney put in two goals. Collecting one goal a piece for the ...

Cards set to take on Bedford for Division I girls tennis title

Two programs that have been associated with Division I high school girls tennis success are colliding at Pinkerton Academy on Wednesday. The top seeded, 16-0 Bedford Bulldogs will take on No. 3 Bishop Guertin (15-1) at 4 p.m. in the Division I finals, and both programs are no stranger to ...

Five local players on NH All State Baseball teams

The Baseball Coaches Association of New Hampshire recently released its divisional All-State Teams for the 2018 season. The Division I team is led by Player of the Year Grant Lavigne of Bedford, which is seeded No. 1 as the state playoffs begin today. Only five area athletes were among the ...

Sabers, Cavs set for Divison III boys tennis title bout

High school sports are certainly hard to predict, but this forecast made back in early April by local tennis experts held true. As expected, it's the Hollis Brookline and Souhegan boys tennis teams tangling on Tuesday in the Division II finals at 4 p.m. at Bedford High School. “This is the ...

Sheehy helps Cards down Derryfield to make girls tennis finals

MANCHESTER – Natalie Sheehy wasn't used to this kind of attenion. The Bishop Guertin High School No. 6 singles player hadn't had the crowd of people around her court before Friday's Divison I semifinal match vs. Derryfield. But hers was the last singles match left, and if she could somehow ...

Souhegan baseball coach Bill Dod in stretch run of legendary career

The biggest thing for Souhegan High School baseball coach Bill Dod on Friday was honoring his seniors and also speaking pre-game about the importance of honoring the country’s veterans on Memorial Day. The fact that it was in all likelihood the final home game in his stellar 50-year ...

Nashua South girls place second in Division I track meet

MERRIMACK – The Nashua South girls were hungry, and it showed brightly out on the track at Friday night’s Division I State Championship Meet. South had three girls earn the title of “state champion” and delivered amazing point-scoring performances and personal bests up and down the ...

BG girls tennis to face Bedford for title

MANCHESTER – Natalie Sheehy wasn’t used to this kind of attenion. The Bishop Guertin High School No. 6 singles player hadn’t had the crowd of people around her court before Friday’s Divison I semifinal match vs. Derryfield. But hers was the last singles match left, and if she could ...