High Schools

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 ...

High School Highlights: Alvirne boys soccer falls

Boys soccer Hanover 8, Alvirne 1 The Broncos scored on a corner by Jackson Romalhinho, which was assisted by senior classmate Nick Cardenas. Freshman Mason Brooks and senior Tom Granger played in goal, combining for 11 saves for 0-8 Alvirne. Winnacunnet 4, Bishop Guertin 0 The ...

Panther volleyball still unbeaten; North boys soccer wins

Here's a look at Monday's area high school action, which included Nashua South girls volleyball remaining unbeaten and Nashua North boys soccer getting back on the winning track: GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Nashua South 3, Spaulding 1 The Panthers remained undefeated (7-0) in handing the Red Raiders ...

Let the North-South buildup begin as key game awaits

Yes, this is the week of the big game – Nashua High School North vs. South. And yes, again it has incredible meaning. Last year, the South Panthers were basically able to get the jump on the Titans for the West Conference title with their win in the annual battle. And Friday, North could ...

Souhegan rallies for important win at Sanborn

KINGSTON – The only thing stopping the Sanborn offense in the first half was the clock. Three Indians’ possessions finished in the end zone, with the fourth closing out at halftime. “We just had to be more physical,” said Sabers’ coach Robin Bowkett, whose team trailed 21-13 at ...

Bishop Guertin offense comes alive in 42-0 win

NASHUA – Suddenly, the Bishop Guertin High School football team’s offense is alive and well. What happened? The Cardinals had been struggling on that side of the ball the first three weeks, but Saturday night they erupted for 42 points and 362 total yards in a 42-0 stomping of Keene at ...

Merrimack’s defense dominates Panthers, 14-0

NASHUA – Whatever Merrimack High School defensive coordinator Brandon Lilley was telling his unit’s players all week in practice, they certainly listened. The Tomahawks improved to 3-1 on Friday night with a classic defensive performance at Stellos Stadium, blanking Nashua South ...

Milford drops wild shootout with St. Thomas, 41-40

MILFORD – His team galloping down the field to take the lead deep in the fourth quarter, Milford High football coach Keith Jones cranked the mental calculator into overdrive. Could his Spartans punch in the game-winning touchdown and drain the rest of the clock? “We just scored too ...

Football roundup: HB, Alvirne, Campbell roll to victories

Hollis Brookline 34, Manchester West 14 Hollis Brookline moved to 3-1 as it sprinted to a 28-7 halftime lead and did not look back. Sander Wimmer threw a pair of TD passes, including a 60-yarder to Connor Zorn. Brandon Iodice ran for two touchdowns. Defensively, Ben Lindsay moved over to ...

Area roundup: Birthday girl Campbell leads Nashua South to volleyball victory

VOLLEYBALL Nashua South 3, Winnacunnet 0 The Panthers rolled 25-17,25-15 and 25-20. Anna Campbell celebrated her birthday by putting up 31 assists. Kara Kelliher led the team with 10 kills, and Catherine Covert added eight kills with a pair of blocks. Brianna Henderson pitched in five kills ...

High School Highlights: Alvirne football rocks ConVal

Football Alvirne 40, ConVal 12 Not bad when you score twice before your offense even touches the ball, right? The Broncos’ Grady Hudson returned the opening kickoff 85 yards for a TD , and then got an Alec Prescott pick six to go up 13-0. Alvirne, now 3-1 in Divison II, held the ...