High Schools

Division I Track: BG’s Fischer wins 3; South’s Lewis doubles up

DURHAM – Exeter High School’s boys and girls outdoor track and field squads both proved unbeatable at the Division I Championships at the University of New Hampshire on Friday night. But much of the way it looked as though the Bishop Guertin girls were going to give the defending D-I ...

Panther girls fall to Bedford in Divison I semis

Two local high school tennis teams have gone by the wayside in the last 24 hours, leaving only the Hollis Brookline boys standing: GIRLS TENNIS DIVISION I SEMIFINALS NO. 1 Bedford 9, NO. 2 NASHUA SOUTH 0 One of the best Panther seasons in recent memory came to a halt as the Bulldogs remain ...

Milford’s Robinson sets sights on States Saturday

If you’ve had any kind of contact with the Milford High track program over the past two seasons, one statement leaps off the page: “Lauren Robinson equals warrior.” The senior distance sensation leads the Spartans and top track and field performers from both Souhegan High and Hollis ...

Roundup: Wilson hit lifts Souhegan

Baseball Souhegan 4, ConVal 3 Nick Wilson’s game winning single scoring Dylan Dufour, puts the Sabers in the playoffs. Wilson was stellar on the mound giving up one run and striking out five in six innings. Dylan Trzepacz recorded a double and a RBI to lead the offensive unit. Sam ...

Cavaliers stay unbeaten in return to Division II finals

MANCHESTER – A few weeks ago, Hollis Brookline junior Cole Lorig couldn't have envisioned the spot he'd be in Thursday afternoon. But there he was, on the courts at Manchester West High School, with a chance to get the clincher to put the Cavaliers back in the Division II finals. Lorig ...

BG’s Anderson named Gatorade Player of the Year

NASHUA – He's been known as one of the state's better high school baseball players the last couple of springs but on Thursday Bishop Guertin High School lefty pitcher-first baseman Brett Anderson had his status taken to another level. Anderson, a junior, was named this season's New Hampshire ...

North teams end with wins; Milford’s Rines gets 300

A couple of local teams wrapped up their seasons, and one coach hit a big milestone in Thursday's local action. Here's a look: BASEBALL NASHUA NORTH 8, WINDHAM 1 The Titans finished up a 6-14 season on a good note as Alex Messig stood tall on the mound, not allowing an earned run over ...

Panthers rely on experience in tight quarterfinal win

NASHUA – They always say you win with seniors, and the Nashua High School girls tennis team certainly valued the two they have in Wednesday's dramatic 5-4 Division I quarterfinal win over Manchester Central. One, Meghana Avvaru had a tense rally to win her critical No. 2 singles match and ...

NH Division I track teams ready to battle

A three-time state diving champ in the winter, Alvirne’s Skyler has patiently battled, trained and persevered for the same kind of day in spring track. “That day” could be today as the best Division I track and field athletes invade UNH’s Wildcat Stadium for the NHIAA State ...

Bishop Guertin lacrosse teams sweep Nashua South

NASHUA – Thursday evening was pleasing and highly-productive for Bishop Guertin’s two varsity lacrosse squads, which both tallied impressive victories over the opposing contingents from Nashua South in concluding their regular seasons exceptionally at Stellos Stadium. The defending ...

Cardinals advance while Sabers fall in tennis quarters

It was one up, one down in the remaining local high school girls tennis quarterfinals on Wednesday: DIVISION I QUARTERFINALS NO. 3 BISHOP GUERTIN 8, NO. 6 EXETER 1 The Cardinals (14-1) will now move ahead to one of the top matches of the year on Friday vs. No. 2 Derryfield in the Divison I ...

High School Highlights: Nashua North baseball routs Windham

Baseball NASHUA NORTH 8, WINDHAM 1 The Titans finished up a 6-14 season on a good note as Alex Messig stood tall on the mound, not allowing an earned run over five innings while striking out nine. HOLLIS BROOKLINE 10, MILFORD 8 The Cavaliers finished up one of their most successful ...

Sabers dominate ConVal to reach semifinals

AMHERST – Sometimes being a defending champion can be a bit of a burden. If so, it's one the Souhegan High School boys tennis team has handled well this spring. “It's stressful but also not,” Saber No. 1 singles player Sam Goddard said after his team dispatched ConVal 8-1 in the Division ...

Girls tennis tourney: Bishop Guertin routs Exeter

Girls tennis Division I quarterfinals NO. 3 BISHOP GUERTIN 8, NO. 6 EXETER 1 The Cardinals (14-1) will now move ahead to one of the top matches of the year on Friday vs. No. 2 Derryfield in the Division I semis, likely at Southern New Hampshire University. That’s because they took ...

Cavaliers advance, but Panthers and Broncos fall

Hollis Brookline, still unbeaten, advanced to the Division II semis on Tuesday, but the same fate didn't befall the local Division I teams: DIVISION I QUARTERFINALS NO. 4 EXETER 8, NO. 5 NASHUA SOUTH 1 The Panthers' (11-4) tourney woes continue, as they were ousted for the third straight ...

High School Highlights: Dover blanks Alvirne baseball

Baseball Dover 5, Alvirne 0 Evan Beals’ infield single was the only hit allowed by Dover’s Alex Noel. Alex Boulay took the loss for the 6-11 Broncos. He went 3.2 innings, allowing one earned run on four hits with six strikeouts. Hollis Brookline 2, ConVal 0 Junior Henri Boudreau ...

Tennis tourney time – and possibly HB’s time

They've sailed through the regular season without a blemish. The time seems to be now for the Hollis Brookline High School boys tennis team. “The players are feeling hungry for the playoffs to begin,” said Cavaliers coach Jim McCann, whose top ranked 14-0 team hosts No. 8 Lebanon today in ...

Souhegan boys tennis strongly begins its title defense

AMHERST – Sometimes being a defending champion can be a bit of a burden. If so, it’s one the Souhegan High School boys tennis team has handled well this spring. “It’s stressful but also not,” Saber No. 1 singles player Sam Goddard said after his team dispatched ConVal 8-1 in the ...

Nashua South boys tennis falls to Exeter

Division I quarterfinals NO. 4 EXETER 8, NO. 5 NASHUA SOUTH 1 The Panthers’ (11-4) tourney woes continue, as they were ousted for the third straight year in the first round. Their lone win came at No. 1 doubles as the senior tandem of Amol Khanna/Rohan Kumar prevailed 8-4. NO. 1 ...

Q&A with Hollis Brookline lacrosse player Joe O’Reilly

Coach Cameron Hayward took over a Hollis Brookline boys lacrosse program that slumped in 2018, then did what some might consider unthinkable, placing his attack in the hands of a relatively untested sophomore, Joe O’Reilly. “Our offense runs through him,” said Hayward. “Everything he ...