High Schools

Murray, South run past Nashua North girls

NASHUA – Round One of Battle of the Bridge Friday night went to the hosts, with the Panthers of Nashua South defeating Nashua North 70-57 in girls’ basketball action. The first half was a frenetic back-and-forth affair, with both squads feeding off the energy of the rivalry as neither ...

Nashua South boys win in defensive struggle

By ANDREW SYLVIA For The Telegraph NASHUA – A Battle of the Bridge contest is always special, but it’s even more special during a nail-biting finish. Despite leading by just a pair of baskets for most of the final quarter, Nashua South managed to defeat Nashua North in a defensive ...

High School Highlights: Urda delivers 17 in Milford win

Boys Basketball Milford 65, Merrimack Valley 45 The Spartans move to 6-5 with their dominant win Friday night. Gavin Urda had a team high 17 points with 11 in the first quarter alone. Milford held a 41-21 lead at halftime and were able to continue its ball pressure throughout the second ...

The Charlotte Avenue Elementary School hoop court can be quite the proving ground. Just ask Nashua North senior guard Jaden Smith. Back in the second grade, Smith watched an all-boys game of knockout taking place one day, and she wanted in. “They told me I couldn’t play, that girls ...

High School Highlights: Merrimack wrestlers triumph

Wrestling Merrimack 45, Goffstown 36 Evan Torres, Caleb Hartford, Andy Almonte, Anson Dewar, Sid Dhanaraj, Adam Presa, Griffin Ostrom and Ian Griffin all had wins for the Tomahawks on Senior Night in front of “The Tribe.” Campbell 51, White Mountains 30 Campbell got pins from ...

Nashua South takes down Nashua North wrestlers

NASHUA – Individual and team pride and bragging rights were all on the line last night when the varsity wrestling squads from Nashua South and Nashua North squared off on the Purple Panthers home mats in playing their part in the 2018-19 Battle of the Bridge between the local high ...

High School Highlights: Bishop Guertin boys basketball romps

AndrewArika led a balanced Guertin attack with 10 points, but this one was all about the defense as the Cardinals moved to 4-6 on the year. Kyle Baker, Max Matarazzo and Austin Hiscoe all netted seven points apiece for BG. St. Thomas 67, Campbell 59 The Cougars got 23 from Jonah Crema ...

Kings enjoy a comeback win over rival North-Souhegan

NASHUA -- They are becoming the Kings of Comebacks. The Nashua High School South-Pelham hockey team lately hasn’t gotten rattled trailing by multiple goals. They rallied from a three goal deficit the other day to beat Alvirne-Milford, but Monday night was even more special for them as they ...

High School Highlights: Nashua South boys hoop tops Dover

Boys basketball Nashua South 57, Dover 44 After trailing 31-25 at halftime, Jason Compoh and Andrew Penkala cranked up the defense for the Panthers, who pick up a huge win on the Seacoast to move to 4-5. Andrew Moody led with 16 points, while Ivan Nyantenji added 15 and Andres Hulfachor ...

High School Highlights: Nashua South girls hoop falls

Girls basketball Pinkerton 64, Nashua North 45 For the second time in less than a week the North girls slugged it out toe-to-toe with a Division I power. The Titans trailed 26-23 at halftime before the once-beaten Astros pulled away. Janessa Lofton and Jaden Smith had 10 points apiece for ...

Nashua South’s Cali Coffin back on track

With the state meet looming on Super Bowl Sunday, several area track athletes took the Sweet Oval at UNH for one final tuneup. The final “qualifiers” meet for Division I athletes came in the afternoon. The great news was that spectacular sophomore Cali Coffin of Nashua South was back on ...

Titans ride second half wave to top BG, 55-46

NASHUA – Usually, Hawaii is a pretty nice place to visit. But the way the crowd at the Bishop Guertin High School Colligadome made the atmosphere on Hawaiian Night Friday for the Nashua High School boys basketball team, it was anything but paradise. Loud, raucous. Perhaps that made it all ...

Cardinal girls outlast fearless Titans to stay unbeaten

NASHUA – They had no fear. Against the Bishop Guertin High School girls basketball team, sometimes that's half the battle. But that's all the Nashua North Titans could use that approach, one half in a 70-41 loss at the hands of the unbeaten Cardinals. “The first half was fun to watch,” ...

Roundup: Gentry pin locks down mat win for Nashua North

Wrestling Nashua North 36, Alvirne 30 Dominic Gentry’s first-period pin at 170 pounds locked up the tight victory for the Titans. Brian Mwangi and Andrew Tate each scored wins by fall for North, while Mickey Mathson and Matt Oliver had tight decision wins. Ayden Spencer scored a blazing ...

Admirals use a speedboat to skate past North-Souhegan

TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. – The Admirals used a speedboat on Wednesday night. A fast start enabled the Alvirne-Milford hockey team to take control early and sail to a 7-1 win over a struggling Nashua High School North-Souhegan squad at Skate 3. The game was sloppy as the two teams combined for 17 ...

Spartans trying to keep the faith after loss to Cavaliers

HOLLIS – Milford High School girls basketball coach Len Kulikowski knew there'd be nights this season like Tuesday's 57-13 loss at the hands of local rival and defending Division II state champion Hollis Brookline. No one expected anything different from this game. It's keeping these types ...

Cards suffer tough 3-2 loss to Arlington Catholic

TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. – The toughest games to lose are the ones you always think you should've won. And you can put the Bishop Guertin High School hockey team's 3-2 loss to Arlington (Mass.) Catholic Monday afternoon at Skate 3 Arena in that category. “Absolutely,” Guertin coach Gary ...

South-Pelham falls, Alvirne-Milford boys, Souegan girls win

Hockey was the high school sport of the day on Monday and here are the results: BOYS HOCKEY Concord 8, Nashua South-Pelham 1 The Kings fell to 3-6 as the 9-1 Tide won their second game in a week at Conway Arena. Josh Kinghorn got the Kings lone goal in the first period, a game-tying tally. ...

Milford boys basketball stops Hollis Brookline

MILFORD – At some point, the lessons and the battle scars will pay dividends. Tuesday night, it was Milford High putting its on-the-job training to proper use, playing a solid four quarters and knocking off a hungry Hollis Brookline boys squad, 55-49. The result further muddled the ...