High Schools

Saber-Titans, Warriors suffer tough losses

BOYS HOCKEY Concord 5, Nashua North-Souhegan 0 The Saber-Titans battled the Tide for two scoreless periods before a five minute boarding major led to five third period power play goals as they fell to 2-7. N-S goalie Colin Duckless was superb in goal, however, with 45 saves, as the ...

North boys basketball takes down Dover in OT

NASHUA – Nashua North is still perfect for the month of January, a fact that hung in doubt for much of Tuesday night. The Titans escaped with a 77-70 overtime win against Dover, with the final score marking only the third time all night North would obtain a lead of more than two baskets on ...

Girls basketball Hollis Brookline 46, Suhegan 15 Christina Balsamo had a game high 18 points, to lead the Cavaliers (7-2) in the win. Elizabeth Bonnette added 10 points, while Elizabeth Stapelfeld and Abby Magnuszewski had six points each. Maggie Crooks defended the boards racking up nine ...

Cardinals, as expected, cruise past Saber-Titans

TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. – That 0-2 start for the Bishop Guertin High School boys hockey team seems like a zillion goals away. Back then, the Cards were having trouble putting the puck in the net. Right now, after an 11-0 win over Nashua High School North-Souhegan Saturday at Skate 3 Arena, they ...

Cardinals’ pressure too much for Panthers

NASHUA – Doug Booth put his hand on his forehead in frustration, and it was just the first quarter. His Nashua High School South girls basketball team had just thrown the ball away in an unforced turnover against rival Bishop Guertin. The Cardinals force enough mistakes as it is, and that ...

Bedford tops North, South skiers at Pat’s Peak

SKIING North girls fifth, South sixth The Titans (340 points) finished ahead of rival South (316) in a meet won by Bedford (390). Keene was second at 368, followed by Londonderry (343) and Windham (342). Host Timberlane was seventh with 240. Leading the way for the Titans was Isabelle ...

North-Souhegan falls flat against Blue Hawks, 7-1

NASHUA -- Josh Lavoie isn’t too used to what he saw on Wednesday night. The first-year Nashua High School North-Souhegan coach saw his team’s wheels come off in the third period of a 7-1 loss at the hands of Exeter at Conway Arena. “No, I’m definitely not used to this,” he said, ...

North’s Hillard primed for Nashua Hall of Fame wrestling tourney

NASHUA – For Nashua North’s Garrett Hillard, high school wrestling this winter has been a sheer test of his strength, heart, desire, will to win, grit, determination … and, of course, his social skills. “You know, I go to these meets and see all these guys, again, and they look ...

High School Highlights: North, South girls battle in ski meet

SKIING The Titans (340 points) finished ahead of rival South (316) in a meet won by Bedford (390). Keene was second at 368, followed by Londonderry (343) and Windham (342). Host Timberlane was seventh with 240. Leading the way for the Titans was Isabelle Gates, who finished 12th with two ...

Panthers’ defense does talking in comeback win

NASHUA – Nate Mazerolle isn't one for big halftime speeches. But time was running out on the Nashua High School South boys basketball team, and its head coach knew it, as his team was down 31-19 and 16 minutes away from an 0-5 start to the Division I season. “So I kind of let them have ...

High School Highlights: Bishop Guertin boys hockey romps

Boys hockey Bishop Guertin 7, Manchester Memorial 0 The Cardinals improved to 4-2 (fourth straight regular season win) as Aaron Pratt led the way with a hat trick. Ben Young had a goal and two assists while other goal scorers were Mike Kiely (plus an assist), Sean Kelley and Declan ...

HB-Derryfield Warriors making progress under new coach

NASHUA – A few years ago, the Hollis Brookline High School hockey program was facing extinction. It had missed a varsity season due to low numbers, but the solution was – as it has been for so many schools – to go the co-op route, which it has the last five years with Derryfield ...

Kings may have moral victory in 3-1 loss to BG

NASHUA -- They were diving, sprawling, giving every ounce of effort possible. The Nashua High School South-Pelham Kings may have dropped a 3-1 boys hockey game to rival Bishop Guertin on Saturday at Conway Arena, but maybe, just maybe they earned a moral victory. “We wanted this game ...

High School Highlights: Big day for Nashua girls track teams

The Battle of the Bridge took to the Seacoast and both the Nashua South and Nashua North girls track teams did not disappoint at UNH Sunday morning. South took the top spot overall in the nine-team meet, scoring 107 points, while North grabbed second with 60. Alvirne High grabbed fourth ...

HBDS Warriors hit the Stark-Hopkinton wall

NASHUA – It’s been a feel-good season for the Hollis Brookline-Derryfield hockey team. Until Saturday, that is. What happened? The Generals-Hawks of John Stark-Hopkinton happened, as they stayed unbeaten (6-0) in Divison III with a 7-0 thrashing of the Warriors at Conway ...

Weston helps Broncos pull out 40-38 win at BG

NASHUA -- Ryan Weston felt the desperation. His Alvirne High School boys basketball team was shorthanded. This was a golden opportunity in the final seconds of Friday night’s game in front of a big crowd at Bishop Guertin to survive that. “We knew we needed to work the ball for one of ...

Milford falls at Brady; Cards outwrestle Warriors

BOYS BASKETBALL Bishop Brady 63, Milford 54 The visiting Spartans were outscored 40-21 in the second half to fall to 2-2. Max Fortin had a game-high 21 points, while C.J. Jones addd 14 and Sam Santaniello nine. Milford will be at Souhegan on Tuesday. Londonderry 54, Bishop Guertin 52, ...

Titans paint a pretty good picture in win over Bedford

NASHUA – Oh, the possibilities. The Nashua High School North boys basketball team showed glimpses of what it can become during this past weekend's Chick Fil A tournament. But in Wednesday night's 56-41 win over Bedford, the Titans gave us a better idea. “Once when we're all on, we're ...

Bedford dismisses BG girls hoop rival coach Thomas

One of Bishop Guertin's biggest girls basketball rivals has a new head coach. In an unusual in-season move that had been strongly rumored for over a week, Bedford High School dismissed girls basketball coach Sue Thomas and elevated assistant Kevin Gibbs to the head job for the rest of the ...