High Schools

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 ...

Campbell football falls to Lebanon

LITCHFIELD – Saturday’s raw conditions translated perfectly to a gritty, bare-knuckled contest for momentum heading into the NHIAA Division III football postseason. Ultimately, Lebanon returned to the Upper Valley with a victory, defeating Campbell, 17-16. Lebanon struck on the first ...

Alvirne football rallies to top Milford

They love head football coach Tarek Rothe at Alvirne, and Friday night he showed why. With the game on the line, Rothe wanted no part of kicking an extra point and settling for taking Friday night’s regular season finale in Hudson with Milford into overtime. He went for the two-point ...

High School Highlights: Hollis Brookline, Milford volleyball win

No. 1 Hollis Brookline 3, No. 9 Pinkerton 0 Maddie Norris racked up 10 kills and nine assists, as the Cavaliers made quick work of the Astros (25-11, 25-17, 25-13). Elizabeth Atkinson had two blocks on the night, which put her at the top of Hollis Brookline’s career block ...

Panthers recover to spike Londonderry, 3-1 in prelims

NASHUA – All for one and one for all. It's a noble theme for the Nashua High School girls volleyball team, but it may have prolonged what ended up being a 3-1 Division I preliminary round win over Londonderry on Thursday night. The Panthers had won the first two sets, 25-17, 25-21, and ...

Suaza, Michon help Panthers kick out Portsmouth, 3-0

NASHUA - Freshmen aren't supposed to play big roles when it comes to the post season, right? Don't tell that to Nashua High School girls soccer newbie Camille Michon. She tossed that theory out the window on Thursday, scoring two goals in a 3-0 Panthers' preliminary round win over dangerous ...

Bedford slows down Merrimack football, stays unbeaten

BEDFORD – Even at 8-0, the Granite State’s top team, Bedford High, still had a doubter or two. Folks wondered about the competition the Bulldogs face in Division I North. Wonder no longer. Friday night, Bedford High delivered a regular-season exclamation point, running, throwing and ...

Merrimack field hockey falls in semifinals

EXETER – In an academic year where formerly Division II Windham High School will need to prove itself athletically with the state’s elite, the Jaguars field hockey team hasn’t wasted any time. Top-seeded Windham moved to 15-1 and closed to within a game of the school’s first Division I ...

Bedford ousts Bishop Guertin girls soccer

BEDFORD – As important as the 1-0 mid-October upset of Bedford High was for the 13th-seeded Bishop Guertin girls soccer team, it had some serious ramifications. The No, 4 Bulldogs simply weren’t going to forget it when the two teams took the field Thursday in the Division I first-round ...

High School Highlights: North volleyball falls to Exeter

Stretching No. 4 Exeter to five long games in the regular season, Nicole Fitzgibbons felt like her 13th-seeded Nashua North Titans might be ready to spring an upset in Thursday’s Division I volleyball state prelim. The host Blue Hawks would have none of it, ending North’s season at 8-11 ...

Cavalier boys strike first, oust Pelham

HOLLIS – Complacency never entered the equation. The Hollis Brookline boys soccer team, seeded No. 5, drilled Pelham in the regular season finale and came right back to choke out the Pythons again on Wednesday, this one a 3-0 whitewash in the Division II playoff opener. With the victory, the ...

Panthers suffer a stunning 2-1 tourney loss to Salem

NASHUA – Yes, Wednesday's Nashua High School South-Salem Division I boys soccer preliminary round game came down to penalty kicks made and missed, just as everyone thought they would late in the second half. But just not the way the Panthers expected, and they left Stellos Stadium absolutely ...

Merrimack girls soccer wins in 2OT

HAMPTON – They had the wind at their backs, figuratively and literally. Tess Rodgers’ second-half goal on a free kick staked the Winnacunnet High School girls soccer team to a lead on Merrimack in their Division I prelim on Thursday. With gusty winds off the marsh blowing her team’s ...

Cougars enjoy a 7-0 prelim round win

LITCHFIELD – Perhaps it was a good idea after all that the Campbell High School girls soccer team had a to play a Division III preliminary round game. The Cougars didn't expect to, figuring they finished second in the regular season and would receive a bye into the quarterfinals. But their ...

Local soccer, volleyball teams begin their title quests

Is it soccer-volleyball tourney time already? Are the leaves falling? Is Halloween a week away? Of course. The World Series may be the Fall Classic, but some of these high school soccer and volleyball tournaments can be classics in their own right. The local highlights include a Hollis ...

Same story for BG: A hard-fought loss, 35-20, to Goffstown

NASHUA -- The future definitely isn’t now. But perhaps a year from now, things will be just the opposite for the Bishop Guertin High School football team. But for now, the Cards are mired in a 1-7 season after a 35-20 loss to Goffstown Saturday night at Stellos Stadium, and no future talk ...

Merrimack field hockey rolls on to semifinals

MERRIMACK – Goalie Heather Rohr, her able defensive corps and nearly all the Merrimack High field hockey players remembered all-too-well the sting of defeat in this same playoff game on this same field one year ago against Salem. Sent into action on Sunday, the Tomahawks had one simple ...