High Schools

Panthers go on a run to double up on North, 18-9

NASHUA – You never know when things are going to change in a high school girls lacrosse game. The way thing were going back and forth in Thursday’s Battle of the Bridge matchup between Nashua North and South, with the teams trading goals, no one thought a rout either way was possible. Until ...

Nashua South boys lacrosse rolls over North

NASHUA – As a rule in lacrosse, if your goalie scores as many goals in the first half as he allows, you’re probably in for a fine night. And so it was for Nashua South, which dominated Nashua North, 16-3, in the schools’ annual spring Battle of the Bridge competition. Goal No. 7 for ...

South girls tennis adds to the Bridge Battle theme

GIRLS TENNIS Nashua South 7, Nashua North 2 The Panthers did their part in South’s stunning 5-0-1 domination on the first day of the spring Battle of the Bridge, taking five of six singles to get the win before doubles. With their third straight, the Panthers are now 6-2. Singles winners were ...

High School Highlights: Nashua South girls tennis tops Nashua North

GIRLS TENNIS Nashua South 7, Nashua North 2 The Panthers did their part in South’s stunning 5-0-1 domination on the first day of the spring Battle of the Bridge, taking five of six singles to get the win before doubles. With their third straight, the Panthers are now 6-2. Singles winners were ...

Costello gets the nod as new Campbell football coach

LITCHFIELD – The Campbell Cougars have got their man, and it probably isn’t too much of a surprise. Glen Costello, former Campbell High School football coach Greg Gush’s right hand man and defensive coordinator, is the choice to take over for Gush, who resigned in January. Campbell ...

Cougars can’t get going in 15-2 loss to Somersworth

LITCHFIELD – In the second inning of Wednesday’s encounter with the Somersworth High School baseball team, a voice could be heard from the Campbell bench saying “This isn’t Campbell baseball.” No, the Hilltoppers’ 15-2 rout of the Cougars certainly isn’t what they’re used to ...

High School Highlights: Milford softball routs Trinity, now 6-0

SOFTBALL Milford 16, Trinity 0 The Spartans are now 6-0 after Jenna DeAngelis, Shannon Harbison and Abby Stillwagon combined for a no-hitter, striking out 11 Pioneers. Also, Raven Comtois went 3 for 3 with a grand slam and five RBIs. Amanda Atkinson went 3 for 4 with a double and two RBIs while ...

High School Highlights: Dover tops Nashua North baseball

Baseball Dover 6, Nashua North 2 North had runners on base all day, leaving the bases loaded three different times in falling to 6-3. Dover picked up its fifth straight victory. Pat McCarthy pitched well in a losing effort going six innings. Trevor Kelly had three hits and Evan Baldassaro added ...

Cards take Round One with Astros, 13-11

DERRY – Maybe the Pinkerton Academy boys lacrosse team has its arch rival Bishop Guertin Cardinals right where it wants them. That’s because the last three years, whoever has won the regular season battle between the two has lost in the Divison I finals. And wouldn’t you know, the Cards ...

High School Highlights: Exeter slows down South baseball

Baseball Exeter 6, Nashua South 0 Kavim Bhatnagar pitched well for the Panthers (4-3) in the loss, but Exeter was too much in the end. Alex Amigo contributed a hit for South. The Panthers play Spaulding on Tuesday. Bishop Guertin 2, Timberlane 1 Tony Gallinaro supplied the lone hit for the ...

Souhegan’s Geffrard managing just fine on lacrosse field

AMHERST – As far as lacrosse managers go, Andersen Geffrard might have been a tad ordinary. If you watched Souhegan High senior at all through the football and hoop seasons, little about Geffrard could be labeled as that. The two-sport, second-team all-Division II selection is anything but ...

Routhier paces Nashua South 5-3 win over North

NASHUA – Maybe it’s in the genes. Nashua South baseball coach James Gaj has always expected big things out of Panther players with the last name Routhier. Joe Routhier was a starting shortstop and pitcher for South in a couple of previous years, and his younger brother Hunter is now a ...

Cards snap losing streak; Titans, Tomahawks also win

GIRLS LACROSSE Bishop Guertin 16, Concord 4 The Cardinals snapped a three game losing streak to improve to 5-3, thanks in part to six goals by Lindsay Hult. Kayli Keenan added three toals and an assist, while Kennedy Wright had a pair of goals and an assist. Abi Ahearn and Emily Santom each had ...

A different kind of season for Alvirne baseball

It’s been a long time. Alvirne High School baseball coach Mike Lee’s 35th season is reminding him of, well, his first or second. The Broncos, after bowing to Keene on Tuesday, are 0-6 on the season, and unless things dramatically change, one can envision them missing the Division I ...

High School Highlights: Nashua North boys lacrosse romps

Boys Lacrosse Nashua North 12, Manchester Central 4 The Titans move to 2-2 on the young season behind a dominating performance by Zac Mazczak. The North freshman won and incredible 15 of 16 faceoffs to key the victory. Todd Redman paced the offense with six goals, eclipsing the 100-goal ...

Pinkerton boys lacrosse stops Souhegan

AMHERST – Souhegan High boys lacrosse coach Keith Bertrand hoped this brutal three-game stretch of the season, including games against Massachusetts power Framingham and the Granite State’s lax elite, Bishop Guertin and Pinkerton, could be used as a teaching tool. Only time will tell. The ...

Sabers’ Clark cashes in on second chance for 7-6 OT win over BG

NASHUA – Maybe it was poetic justice for Souhegan High School’s Taylor Clark. The junior midfielder had a goal disallowed due to a dangerous follow through in the first half Tuesday against Bishop Guertin. But she didn’t have any such problem off a restart score with 1:04 left in the ...

Panthers, Sabers enjoying winning streaks

SOFTBALL Nashua South 5, Salem 4 The Panthers earned their first victory over the Blue Devils (4-2) in the last few years, thanks to Erica Frothingham’s tie-breaking RBI single in the bottom of the fifth. Delia Callery picked up the complete-game win in the circle for South, now 3-4 giving up ...

Cardinals have enough punch in 4-2 win over South

NASHUA – Memo to Division I high school pitchers this spring: Beware of the middle of the Bishop Guertin batting order. It seems to be making things happen this year. For example, there were a lot of components to Cardinals’ 4-2 win over Nashua South on Monday night, but the deciding one ...

Nashua South softball rolls over Bishop Guertin

Softball Nashua South 22, Bishop Guertin 9 After losing four in a row, the Panthers (2-4) regained traction to beat a win less Cardinals (0-5) squad. The game was tied at seven with South batting in the top of the fifth, when Chloe Kelble-Goforth hit a double scoring two runs. Erica ...