High Schools

South teams win; Merrimack field hockey now 9-2-1

Here's a look at Monday's local high school action, which featured wins by Nashua South girls soccer and volleyball, as well as Merrimack field hockey getting its ninth win: GIRLS SOCCER Nashua South 3, Goffstown 1 Angie Suaza got two goals and Ellie Kopicko added another as the Panthers ...

Lynch goal clinches Bridge Battle for Nashua South

NASHUA – They may want to call it the Emma Lynch Memorial Bridge. The Nashua High School South senior forward’s goal with 4:07 left gave the Panthers a 2-1 field hockey win over Nashua North in the final event of the Battle of the Bridge on Saturday. And that gave the Bridge to the ...

High School Football Rewind: Things looking up for Nashua North

The Bridge has been won, and now the Nashua High School North and South football teams go their separate ways, focusing on the rest of their seasons. And they may be going in different directions as a result of Friday night’s 21-14 Nashua North win. For the Titans, they are now legitimate ...

Pelham steamrolls Hollis Brookline

HOLLIS ­– The wakeup call came quick, and if you can be realistic, at the right time for Hollis Brookline High School. Pelham High slinked into “The Swamp” and routed the host Cavaliers, 43-14, adding even more confusion to the already puzzling Division II playoff race. Both teams ...

North pulls away from mistake-prone South, 21-14

NASHUA – The rules never change, even in a rivalry game. And the main rule for any football team: Don’t turn the ball over. The Nashua High School South Panthers did it three times on Friday night, and the Nashua North Titans took full advantage in a 21-14 win in front of 2,000-plus at ...

Wood, Merrimack too much for Bishop Guertin

MERRIMACK — With each win, Merrimack High School’s football team inches closer to the Division I playoffs. Try telling that to the Tomahawks. “A lot of the reason we are here is because we are only looking at the next opponent,” said senior Tristan Wood, who ran for two touchdowns ...

As usual, Battle of the Bridge more than a rivalry game

NASHUA – It always seems to count for a lot. The annual Nashua High School North-South Turkey Eve Bowl is a game that has no official value, unofficially for played for pride, fans, and alumni. The regular season game? It's strictly business, and can change a season. “It always seems ...

Nashua North football hauls down Nashua South

NASHUA – The rules never change, even in a rivalry game. And the main rule for any football team: Don’t turn the ball over. The Nashua High School South Panthers did it three times on Friday night, and the Nashua North Titans took full advantage in a 21-14 win in front of 2,000-plus at ...

Merrimack rolls over Bishop Guertin

MERRIMACK – With each win, Merrimack High School’s football team inches closer to the Division I playoffs. Try telling that to the Tomahawks. “A lot of the reason we are here is because we are only looking at the next opponent,” said senior Tristan Wood, who ran for two touchdowns ...

A capsule look at High School Football Week 5

DIVISION I NASHUA NORTH (3-1) AT NASHUS SOUTH (2-2) WHEN: Friday, 6:30 p.m. WHERE: Stellos Stadium. LAST WEEK: Merrimack 14, Nashua South 0; Nashua North 34, Manchester Central 27. LAST YEAR: Nashua South 35, Nashua North 14 (regular season); Nashua South 55, Nashua North 21 (Turkey Eve ...

High School Football: Milford rips Souhegan; Alvirne romps

Milford High made itself at home at the expense of host Souhegan, pounding out a 47-27 decision. The Spartans moved to 3-2, taking a major step forward in the Division II South chase for one of four playoff spots. Tristyn Shattuck scored three times and Owen Zalenski ran for two touchdowns ...

Panthers hold off Titans to stay unbeaten

NASHUA – The phrase “Purple Reign” that the Nashua High School South sports teams like to use can certainly wear thin. But you have to admit,when it comes to Panthers girls volleyball this season, it fits. South is now 10-0 after making a furious fourth set run to defeat rival Nashua ...

High School Highlights: Hollis Brookline volleyball now 11-0

Volleyball Hollis Brookline 3, Manchester Memorial 0 Kyra Belden notched her 1,000 assist and ended the night with 28 assists, in the Cavaliers win. Sammie Sheppard was the leader on defense with 14 digs and Kaleigh Whalen helped out the offense with eight aces and six kills. The ...

There’s more than just football to Battle of the Bridge

NASHUA – There's certainly more to the fall season Battle of the Bridge than football. That's always evident in the Nashua High School North-South rivalry, which is resuming this week after a cross country meeting kicked things off a couple of weeks ago. Golf was slated to match up at Green ...

Titans golfers give North 4-2 Battle of Bridge lead

Here's are the highlights of Wednesday's high school action, including another day in the Nashua North-South Battle of the Bridge: GOLF Nashua North 204, Nashua South 223 The Titans take a 4-2 lead in the annual fall version of the Battle of the Bridge, thanks to a 38s by Bryce Zimmerman ...

In search of predicting perfection

What will it take for perfection? The big fella isn’t looking for infallibility here, but a tidy, little spotless week would be nice, right? I may never get closer than last week when a heroic Milford High team pushed undefeated St. Thomas to its absolute limit, before falling, ...

Broncos overcome slow start to edge BG, 3-2

HUDSON – In a span of 24 hours, the Alvirne High School boys soccer team had been outscored 9-1. They were winless, and against the strong wind on Wednesday, already trailing Bishop Guertin 1-0. Every reason to pack it up after you've packed it in. All the ingredients were there. But in ...

High School Highlights: Nashua North boys soccer now 7-1

Compiled by Marc Breton Boys Soccer Nashua North 1, Manchester Memorial 0 Sami Dieu scored the lone goal for the Titans (7-1), which was just enough to secure the win. Tyler Downing, Thiago Ferriera, Colin Miller, and Joey Morse led the midfield in controlling possession for most of the ...

Alvirne’s Lizotte always looks for a net gain

It was a strange sight at week ago at Stellos Stadium. Clearly, Emily Lizotte was out of place on the Alvirne High School girls soccer bench, as she sat watching the Broncos tie Bishop Guertin 1-1. “I know,” she said with a grin. “It's a tough one.” Lizotte, the Broncos leading ...

Cavaliers can’t hold off Bobcats in 3-2 loss

HOLLIS – Steve Martus has seen enough soccer over the years that he knew what was coming. His Hollis Brookline boys soccer team was up on visiting Plymouth 1-0 at the half, but he wasn't happy. And when the Bobcats scored two goals two minutes apart very early in the second half, as well as ...