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Friday’s High School Roundup

GIRLS SOCCER Merrimack 3, Bishop Guertin 2 The Tomahawks got their second win of the season, while the Cardinals are still looking for their first. Erin Ortega, Riley Streeper and Allison Sullivan kicked in the goals for Merrimack with Abby Morgan getting two assists and Streeper adding one as ...

MVHS defeats Sabers

In a physical game the Sabers (3-2) were outlasted in overtime by the Pride. The game finished with a melee inside the six yard box, when Souhegan had trouble clearing the ball. Valley’s Pedro Godoi smashed it in from close range to end the game. In the defensive effort Sabers goalie Matt ...

BG football is coming home to Elliott Field

The Bishop Guertin High School varsity football team is coming home. They’ve been away for a long time, at least three decades, perhaps longer. But for the first time in that span, since the Cardinals hosted a makeup of a postponed game with Exeter, Guertin will play a varsity football game ...

Souhegan’s Batchelder conquers her fear — and the Spartans

AMHERST – Lily Batchelder wasn’t about to try to fool anyone after the junior goalie’s 16 saves were the difference in Souhegan High School’s 1-0 win over Milford on Tuesday night. She wasn’t going to say she had those shots all the way, wasn’t bothered by onrushing Spartan freshman ...

Lancers run all over Guertin, 55-21

NASHUA — When the 2016 season ended, the Bishop Guertin High School football team was hurting defensively. Nine months later, that still appears to be the case for the Cardinals. On Saturday night, Guertin allowed the Londonderry Lancers to run roughshod over its defense in a 55-21 lopsided ...

Salem’s speed sinks Nashua South, 40-14

NASHUA — You see the 40-14 final score at Stellos Stadium, and some may have thought that meant an Nashua High School South season opening win. After all, the Panthers were primed, lots of skill players back, and everyone’s favorite pick. They always put up points. Someone forgot to tell ...

Merrimack names Soucy new athletic director

Merrimack High School principal Ken Johnson said the Tomahawks would have a new athletic director during the month of September, and he wasn’t kidding. Johnson and school officials wasted no time after the resignation of former AD Eric Sabean in naming Mike Soucy, a counselor at the school, ...

Merrimack football blasts Keene in opener

Football Merrimack 27, Keene 7 Senior running back Joe Eichman paced Merrimack to a season-opening romp over Keene on Friday night in Keene. Eichman carried the ball 13 times for 126 yards and two touchdowns while hauling two receptions for 30 yards. The Tomahawks jumped in front after a 11 ...

Milford football drops overtime heartbreaker to Con Val

MILFORD – There is good news amid the Friday night overtime heartache suffered by Milford High at the hands of rival Con Val. The Spartans have seven more chances to make up for the painful, 17-14, defeat. Of course, there is a bit of bad news. Standing between Milford and an 0-2 start is ...

Pinkerton overwhelms Alvirne in football opener

HUDSON – Few things went right for the Broncos football team Friday night. However, when you consider that Alvirne was starting a freshman quarterback, using a roster that only includes 11 seniors, and had to go against one of the top programs in the state, you can’t blame Tarek Rothe for ...

Soucy will serve as Merrimack High School’s next AD

Merrimack High School principal Ken Johnson said the Tomahawks would have a new athletic director during the month of September, and he wasn’t kidding. Johnson and school officials wasted no time after the resignation of former AD Eric Sabean in naming Mike Soucy, a counselor at the school, ...

Nashua North football drills Timberlane in opener

PLAISTOW – Nashua North began its 2017 football season with a strong performance in Plaistow, defeating the Owls of Timberlane, 48-24. The Titans first touchdown came just under three minutes into the contest, with junior quarterback Mike Loveless connecting with Austin Ouellette on a ...

Nashua South falls to Salem in Stellos opener

NASHUA – You see the 40-14 final score at Stellos Stadium, and some may have thought that meant a Nashua High School South season opening win. After all, the Panthers were primed, lots of skill players back, and everyone’s favorite pick. They always put up points. Someone forgot to tell ...

All of Division II football to play eight game schedule

Problem solved. A crisis was averted recently by the Division II athletic directors in the wake of Trinity High School cancelling its varsity football season. That gave the nine schools with Trinity on their schedules an open date, and basically what has happened is all of the 21 football ...

BG field hockey barrage sinks Lancers in opener

NASHUA – The Londonderry High School field hockey team became a victim of a Bishop Guertin barrage on Wednesday. You wonder how many other teams will have the same problem this season after how the very deep Cardinals looked in a 4-1 season-opening win at Stellos Stadium on Wednesday. “In ...

Merrimack AD Sabean surprisingly calls it quits

The school year has barely begun, but already there’s been a major surprise as Merrimack High School athletic director Eric Sabean has decided to step down. Sabean, 47, made his decision known to Merrimack principal Ken Johnson in the last week, stunning Johnson and the Tomahawk athletic ...

Fired-up Cavaliers hold off Sabers, 4-2

HOLLIS – There’s a different feeling around the Hollis Brookline High School boys soccer team these days, a more confident one after last year’s tough four-win season. But the Cavaliers have kept another feeling intact. “Every time we say they’re playing Souhegan, they get fired ...

Nashua North golf team in three-school match

Golf Salem 203, Dover 210, Nashua North 215 North’s Bryce Zimmerman was the medalist at even par 36, while Andrew Teris (42), James Bolton (42) and Chris McQuinn (45) were the other low scorers for 2-2 North. Boys Soccer Man. Central 2, Alvirne 1 Nick Cardenas scored in the 34th minute for ...

Perfect day for local high school soccer teams

BOYS SOCCER Campbell 5, Winnisquam 0 Justin Furlong had a pair of goals as the Cougars outshot the visitors 19-1 in their home opener to improve to 2-0 on the young season. David Latsha, Nathan Dillows and Jake Oberto each had a goal while Eli Smith had two assists and Jake Scafidi and Sean ...

Campbell boys soccer shuts out Winnisquam

BOYS SOCCER Campbell 5, Winnisquam 0 Justin Furlong had a pair of goals as the Cougars outshot the visitors 19-1 in their home opener to improve to 2-0 on the young season. David Latsha, Nathan Dillows and Jake Oberto each had a goal while Eli Smith had two assists and Jake Scafidi and Sean ...