High Schools

Hollis Brookline volleyball wins fourth straight crown

DERRY – Bedford High School refused to go down without a fight. In the end however, the sixth-seeded Bulldogs did fall 3-1 to top-seeded Hollis Brookline in Saturday’s Division I final at Pinkerton Academy. The Cavaliers (21-0) beat the Bulldogs (17-5) 25-10, 25-17, 18-25 and 25-12 to ...

Campbell boys soccer captures Division III crown

HOOKSETT – An entire season, boiled down to just one kick. The Campbell Cougars are 2018 NHIAA Division III Boys’ Soccer champions, earning the title over Trinity following a 3-2 penalty kick shootout victory. Torrential rain marked the beginning of the contest at Southern New ...

Milford volleyball falls in finals to Gilford

DERRY – Third-seeded Milford made top-seeded Gilford sweat it out, but the Golden Eagles managed to shake off the pesky Spartans for a 3-0 win Saturday night at Pinkerton Academy. Gilford’s Maggie McNeil was perfect on the night - playing 39 balls without an error – with 12 kills and ...

Souhegan football hammers Bow in quarterfinals

BOW – For the second straight week, the Bow High School football team manhandled Souhegan up front ... For one quarter. The result in Saturday’s Division II state quarterfinal painfully familiar for the No. 4 Falcons, who like a week ago in the regular season finale, were dominated by the ...

Campbell football rolls into Division III semifinals

MANCHESTER – Keegan Mills is a workhorse. On Saturday afternoon, in the driving rain at Manchester Memorial High School, Campbell road its junior running back to a 38-18 victoryover Laconia in the Division III football quarterfinals. Mills pushed, pulled, powered and sprinted his way to 208 ...

Fischer, Curran lead local runners at New Hampshire Meet of Champions

The rain subsided, but the winds came whipping as the 2018 New Hampshire Cross Country Meet of Champions unfolded Saturday at Mine Falls Park in Nashua. Merrimack Valley freshman Sophia Reynolds stole the show on the girls side, sprinting away to victory in a time of 17:59.6 on the slick 5K ...

Spartans up to the challenge in 2-0 semis win over Pembroke

NASHUA --- The Milford High School girls soccer team didn’t do a lot of talking about it during the season, but with a dose of truth serum, the Spartans will tell you they expected big things for the 2018 season. And why not? They were an up-and-coming team in 2017, falling in the ...

Cougars outlast Belmont in Division III semis, 1-0

LACONIA -- Read and react. That was the way Campbell senior goalie Brendan Douglas approached his first ever overtime penalty kick phase in the Division III semifinals vs. Belmont Wednesday. It worked. Douglas made the only stop he needed to, diving to his left on a shot by Belmont’s ...

Cougars knock hard but can’t bang semis door down

LACONIA - The Campbell High School girls soccer team came full circle on Tuesday. But it wasn't the journey they wanted to take in falling to No. 2 Stevens, 2-1, in the Division III semifinals at Bank of New Hampshire Stadium. Cougars coach Kevin Brassard has often spoken of how his team in ...

Milford subdues Oyster River to reach volleyball finals

DERRY – Milford High was melting. At least its seemingly insurmountable 10-5 lead in the fifth and deciding set was on Tuesday night. Oyster River had rallied and pulled to within 14-13, forcing a time out from Spartans’ head coach Elizabeth Solan. Her message to the group was ...

Spartans rally past Hollis Brookline to reach semis

AMHERST – This rocket had a dark blue and white glare. Yes, Rachel Gizzonio's blast from about 40 yards out at Souhegan High School's Saber Field will be one the Milford High School girls soccer team remembers for a while, as it carried the Spartans (No. 6, 11-3-4) into the Division II ...

Locals remain alive in soccer, volleyball tourneys

Here's a look at the non-football tournament matchups for you local high school fans for the next three days: TODAY Two teams are in action, the Campbell High School girls soccer team and the Milford girls volleyball team in semifinals. Soccer – To see the No. 3 Cougars (14-2-2) in the ...

Panthers run into Londonderry girls soccer machine

HUDSON – Londonderry High School girls soccer coach saw how despondent talented Nashua South senior midfielder Angie Suaza was after his Lancers eliminated the Panthers Sunday, 4-0, in the Division I quarterfinals. “She's a fantastic player,” Dane said. “In fact, I talked to her after ...

Playoff perk: Titans, Tomahawks in big rematch

Finally, it's playoff time. All the other fall high school sports have been experiencing the post season, and now it's football's turn, as several local teams prepare for the upcoming quarterfinals. In Divsion I, there will be two local 7-2 teams – Merrimack and Nashua North. And, as luck ...

Panthers edge Dover to return to volleyball semis

NASHUA -- Some wins are just harder to get than others. Nashua High School girls volleyball coach Wayne Siejkowski warned everyone that Saturday night’s Division I quarterfinal vs. Dover would not be easy, and he was oh, so right. But his No. 2, 19-1 Panthers are back to where they ...

High School Highlights: Campbell boys soccer on to Division III semifinals

Boys soccer Division III quarterfinal No. 3 Campbell 2, No. 6 Gilford 1 The Cougars (16-1-1) advances to Wednesday’s semifinal round with goals from Pedro Blanco and Justin Furlong, taking the lead for good with 22 minutes to play. Campbell takes on No. 2 Belmont (16-0-2) on ...

Harris keeps on running wild as Titans rout Concord, 48-15

NASHUA -- The Season of Curtis Harris keeps on being a mathematician’s dream. That’s because the numbers just keep adding up for the North sophomore, who rushed for 213 yards and four TDs, and threw for 60 yards and another TD, en route to a 48-15 Titan win over Concord in the regular ...

Bishop Guertin goes 1-2 at Division I girls cross country meet

MANCHESTER – Like a thoroughbred slogging through a wet Churchill Downs track, Bishop Guertin’s Caroline Fischer battled through rain, sleet, mud and 110 other runners. The junior Fischer ran like latest Triple Crown winner Justify – as she used long strides, got out to a fast start and ...

Campbell’s Allen tops in Division III cross country meet

MANCHESTER – Campbell’s Jeff Allen wasn’t going to be denied his second title in as many years in his final trip to Derryfield Park. Allen ran hard the whole race and finished the Division III Boys Cross country state championship race in 16:23.5 to hold off a quality challenger in ...

Nashua South football rolls past Manchester Central

MANCHESTER – Basketball season hasn’t begun quite yet, but one can forgive those at Gill Stadium on Friday night for thinking otherwise. Nashua South defeated the Little Green of Manchester Central by a score of 77-52, a score defined by exceptional offense or atrocious defense depending ...