High Schools

HB girls storm into semifinals

CONCORD – Hollis Brookline High School girls basketball coach Bob Murphy said the other night he might have a better idea of how his team could shut down the powerful Bishop Brady attack. His better idea turned into a better result than a week ago when the Cavaliers last played the ...

North outlasts Londonderry

LONDONDERRY – At some point, probably right around the 30th minute, Friday night’s regular-season Nashua North boys hoop finale transformed from playoff tune-up to epic classic. And Alonzo Linton had his magic brush working on this one every step of the way. “If he doesn’t get votes for ...

Bedford cruises past Guertin

BEDFORD – In a roller coaster of a regular season, Bishop Guertin hopes its final valley came Friday night at Bedford. Troy Meservey poured in 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds, pacing the Bulldogs to a 68-53 victory over the Cardinals in a Division I boys basketball tilt at Bedford High ...

Campbell advances in D-III tourney

LITCHFIELD – The Campbell Cougars put in a hearty performance on Thursday night, defeating the Vikings of Mascenic in the Preliminary Round of the NHIAA Division III boys basketball tournament, 67-57. Outside of the first 90 seconds Campbell held the lead and did not look back, holding a ...

Milford stymies HB

MILFORD – They have a fiery player in senior forward Shane Winnett, a determined scorer in Ryan Banuskevich, and a surprising 3-point shooter in senior center Evan Ryan. That’s a lot for any Division II team to handle, so you can almost understand how a usually solid Hollis Brookline squad ...

Local lacrosse teams at work

NASHUA – The lack of snow on the ground, even as colder air moves in, tells you something: It’s spring season now for local colleges. The first sport to venture out is always men’s and women’s lacrosse, and that’s no exception. The season has begun for the Rivier men’s and women’s ...

Next stop: Providence

NASHUA – Four Greater Nashua wrestlers navigated their way to the final bout of the Meet of Champions at Nashua South on Saturday. They will all seek better results at the New England Championships starting Friday in Providence, R.I. Nashua North senior Wayne Nolette was looking for his ...

South-Pelham has final word

NASHUA – The one thing about a Nashua North-South hockey game, even with Souhegan and Pelham along for the ride, is that it’s never dull. The two teams certainly didn’t disappoint on Saturday at Conway Arena in their season finale, as South-Pelham rode Matt Diprizio’s hat trick en route ...

Year to forget for local hockey

Here we go again. The Nashua High School North-Souhegan and South-Pelham boys hockey teams meet on Saturday at 4:30 at Conway Arena, and once again it’s the finale to a not-so-grand local regular season for both teams. But this year, they’re not alone. It’s been a downright lousy year ...

Guertin girls clinch top seed in D-I

Girls Basketball Bishop Guertin 72, Pinkerton 30 In a game that determined the No. 1 seed in the Division I tournament, the Cardinals (16-1) flexed their muscles against the short-handed Astros (16-2), who were without injured standout guard Amanda Lemire. Meghan Cramb and Erin Carney were the ...

Bishop Guertin finishes sixth in Lowell (Mass.) tourney

LOWELL – Bishop Guertin scored the game’s first four points, but it was all downhill from there as Chelmsford’s Princeton offense proved too much in the Lions’ 79-62 victory over the Cardinals in the fifth-place game of the Lowell Spinners/IAAABO 95 ...

Milford tops Hollis Brookline in Day 2 action at Chick-Fil-A Tournament

Milford 44, Hollis Brookline 34 The Spartans finished the game on a 10-0 run to pick up a win in the opening game of the second day of the Chick-Fil-A Holiday Tournament at Nashua South. Drew Jepson came off the bench to lead Milford with 13 points, hitting three 3-pointers and going 4 of 4 ...

Hollis Brookline earns runner-up spot at Knight Hawk Classic

The Hollis Brookline wrestling team took second place at the Knight Hawk Classic in Holyoke, Mass., on Tuesday. Delran (N.J.) High School won the tournament by a margin of eight points over the Cavaliers. Caleb Lomme (182 pounds) was the lone champion for the Cavaliers with a 12-0 win over ...

Nashua South holds off Milford on way to Chick-Fil-A semifinals

NASHUA – Nate Mazerolle felt Monday night was a perfect situation for the Nashua High School South boys basketball team to get into against Milford. The Panthers had battled back and forth with the Spartans throughout the second half of their opening-round game of the Chick-Fil-A ...

Chick-Fil-A Boys Basketball Holiday Tournament

Alvirne 48, Thornton 47 George Notini’s layup with 7.6 seconds left gave the Broncos the lead for the first time since early in the second half and the Trojans turned the ball over at midcourt as time expired to give Alvirne the win. Sam Bonney-Liles led Alvirne with 15 points, ...

Nashua South, Alvirne-Pelham will square off in tourney final

NASHUA – Steve Saucier remembers when the Nashua High School South boys ice hockey team won the Conway Arena Holiday Tournament two years ago. “I was a sophomore then, he said. “I want to be able to do it again. I’m definitely excited.” Saucier ...

Nashua North clobbers Souhegan to advance

Nashua North 70, Souhegan 48 The Titans raced to an 11-point lead by the end of the first quarter and never looked back as they advanced to the semifinals of the Chick-Fil-A Holiday Tournament. Nate Hale led the way for North with 23 points, including four 3-pointers, as four players were in ...

Goffstown tops Hollis Brookline in tourney opener

Goffstown 40, Hollis Brookline 34 Tim Comeau scored 10 of his game-high 12 points in the first half as the Grizzlies held off the Cavaliers in the first game Monday of the Chick-Fil-A Holiday Tournament at Nashua South. Matt Fothergill led HB with 11 points and Trevor Bowler added eight. HB ...