High Schools

Merrimack hangs on to beat Bedford

Austin Franzen made four free throws in the final 30 seconds and the Tomahawks survived a last-second 3-point attempt by Bedford to get their first win of the season. Franzen finished with 10 points, including 6 of 6 from the line, and Ian Roberts had 11 points as Merrimack trailed by one at ...

Wilton-Lyndeborough boys miss Litts in loss to Epping

WILTON – Jordan Litts does a lot of things for the Wilton-Lyndeborough High School boys basketball team. With the senior out with an injury Friday against Epping, the Warriors found out just how much. WLC scored just two points in the first quarter and trailed by 28 at halftime on ...

Pinkerton boys basketball holds off Nashua South

DERRY – Nashua South boys basketball scratched and clawed to keep up with Pinkerton, but the Astros scored the final seven points of the game to defeat the Panthers 69-60 in the season opener for both teams. The Panthers were down 14 to start the fourth quarter and rallied to cut the ...

Nashua North boys hoop rallies but falls to Salem

NASHUA – Down 13 points midway through the third quarter, a victory in Friday night’s Division I boys basketball season opener appeared to be steadily slipping out of reach for Nashua North. The Titans didn’t pack it in, cutting that deficit down to two with 2:48 ...

Five locals win Nor’Easter weight classes; Cavaliers win team title

HOLLIS – Five area wrestlers took first at the Hollis Brookline Nor’Easter Invitational, but it was the host Cavaliers who won the tournament, despite finishing with no individual champs. Both Nashua North and Bishop Guertin had two wrestlers finish first, while ...

Travis Cote done as Bishop Guertin football coach

NASHUA – Bishop Guertin is now seeking a new head football coach, athletic director Pete Paladino said Thursday. The question is, why? Paladino, when relaying the news late that the position would be officially opened and posted Friday, would not elaborate on why now-former head ...

Greater Nashua boys basketball teams ready for season

Merrimack High School coach Tim Goodridge is prepared for a long season with only one starter back from a Tomahawks squad that reached the Division I final last winter. Yet, even without the electrifying play of Eric Gendron, who graduated in the spring, the 11th-year coach sees a young team ...

Titans Top Central (Thursday)

Nashua North 36, Manchester Central 24 The Titans pinned six of their eleven opponents on Thursday evening, as North North snuck by Manchester Central. Cole Nickerson, Raymond Quigley, Cameron Bennett, Wayne Nollete, David Muite and John Sweeney each earned victories for the Titans. Jared ...

Titans remain perfect with win over Salem

Nashua North 56, Salem 47 The Titans had a balanced offensive effort, with three players in double digit points. Dezi Okorie had 15, while Sara Cordova and Taylor Choate both added 13. For Salem, Kiley Keenan had a game high 17 points. With the win North improves to 3-0, while Salem drops to ...

BG tops Concord

Bishop Guertin 47, Concord 40 Both teams were relatively cold from the field, but despite that Bishop Guertin still managed to hold a five to six point lead for the majority of the game. Kyle Gavin was the leading scorer for the Cardinals with 15 points. Chad Olivieri had some solid plays ...

Milford 50, Hollis Brookline 17 The Spartans were great on the defensive side of the ball, as they managed to hold the Cavs to just three points in the entire second half. Meanwhile, Milford scored 32 of their 50 in the second half to improve to 3-0 on the season. Hollis’ best ...

Cardinals cruise past Concord

Bishop Guertin 61, Concord 26 The Cardinals cruised by Concord to improve to 2-0 on the season, while Concord falls to 0-3. Caroline Hoffer and Abbi Field led Bishop Guertin with ten points each, while Molly Dee added another eight. In total, the Cardinals had 13 different players get into ...

Chick double-double leads Souhegan past Con Val

Souhegan 51, Con Val 19 Hannah Chick had a great game for the Sabers, dropping 10 points and grabbing 10 rebounds for a double-double. Ciarri Levertu also had a strong game with a game high 11 points. With the win Souhegan improves to 2-1, while Con-Val falls to 0-2. at Amherst SOUHEGAN ...

South Falls to Pinkerton

Pinkerton 45, Nashua South 23 The Panthers managed to hold Pinkerton in check during the first quarter, but the Astros offense found their shot soon after, as Nashua South fell at home, 45-23. Jocelyn Chaput provided much of the offense for the Panthers, leading the way with 12 points. ...

Merrimack Drops Heartbreaker to Spaulding

Spaulding 54, Merrimack 52 The Tomahawks converted three free throws during the game’s final moments, tying the contest. Spaulding responded with two free throws of their own, sending Merrimack to a 54-52 loss. The Tomahawks played great pressure defense, leading to a ten-point ...

Merrimack Falls to Spaulding, 51-39

Spaulding 51, Merrimack 39 The Tomahawks had no answer for Spaulding’s senior-oriented team, as Merrimack dropped their season opener, 51-39. Coach Tim Goodridge described the game as a “dog fight,” but he also acknowledged his team’s inability to ...

Sabers Lose in OT

Con Val 64, Souhegan 57 The Souhegan boys managed to force overtime against Con Val, but their opponent caught fire in the extra period, as the Sabers fell 64-57. Alex Hill led the way for Souhegan, scoring nine baskets on his way to 22 points. Jerrell Webster and Gabe Cruz combined for 20 ...

Alvirne Tops Dover

Alvirne 54, Dover 49 Dover went on a late 10-0 run to tie the game, but Alvirne made some clutch shots down the stretch to secure the win. The Broncos were led offensively by Sam Bonney-Liles, who had a game high 17 points in the win. Andrew Wetmore chipped in 12 for the Broncos, while Evan ...

Campbell Blows Out Farmington

Campbell 70, Farmington 41 The Cougars exploded right out of the gate, as they cruised to an opening-day victory over Farmington. Campbell took a commanding 36-15 lead and never looked back. Harrison Vedrani led Campbell with 15 points, while Kyle Shaw chipped in 11.

Bishop Guertin rallies to force OT before falling to Manchester Central

TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. – The Bishop Guertin High School boys hockey team’s season opener with Manchester Central on Wednesday night at Skate 3 Arena was actually three games in one. First, from the Cardinals’ perspective, there was the breakdown of giving up five ...