High Schools

NASHUA – With Milford High pushing Nashua South to the limit and Panthers’ boys basketball coach Nate Mazerolle in need of a lineup card to decipher his injury-riddled rotation du jour, only one option was left. Rely on what you do best. “We needed to play better defense than we did ...

North, South girls hoop romp in tourney

NASHUA – Nashua North girls basketball coach Christina Bean insists there is a lot more to her team than athletes working the press. The stoked-up zone heat was more than enough, though, in Thursday’s Chick-fil-A Holiday Festival opener against Campbell High. In what felt like a blink, ...

BG girls romp in hoop tourney, BG boys fall

ANDOVER, Mass. – Bishop Guertin’s up–tempo offense kept on rolling Thursday afternoon. The Cardinals traveled south of the border to beat a familiar foe, Winnacunnet, 79–21 in the opening round of the Commonwealth Motors Christmas Classic at Andover (Mass.) High School. Junior ...

Telegraph All Stars: Girls Soccer

PLAYER OF THE YEAR Angie Suaza, sr. mf., Nashua South COACH OF THE YEAR Russ Matthews, Milford FIRST TEAM Angie Suaza, sr. mf, Nashua South Meg Lord, jr. mf, Bishop Guertin Ashleigh Matsis, sr. mf, Milford Olivia Hilger, sr. mf, Nashua North Elizabeth Jacob, fr. ...

Telegraph All Stars: Boys Soccer

PLAYER OF THE YEAR JUSTIN FURLONG, Sr. fd, Campbell COACH OF THE YEAR Bill and Aaron Miller, Campbell FIRST TEAM Justin Furlong, sr. fd, Campbell Sami Dieu Merci, sr. fd., Nashua North J.J. Kennedy, jr. fd., Hollis Brookline Matt Rollend, sr. mf, Campbell Jake ...

High Schools: South-Pelham hockey tips North-Souhegan

Boys hockey Keene Holiday Tournament Note: All games were played in running time, two 30-minute periods. Nashua South-Pelham 6, Nashua North-Souhegan 4 The Kings got three second period goals, including an empty-netter, to hold off their city rivals. Joe Moore and John Pinksten ...

Cards gain confidence in 4-2 win over Hanover

TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. – The season is young, but many found out some things about the Bishop Guertin High School boys hockey team on Saturday. “They're a skilled fast team, and they're also strong,” Hanover coach Dick Dodds said after his team fell 4-2 to the Cards at Skate 3 Arena. ...

Cavaliers fend off another pesky opponent

HOLLIS – If you look hard enough, you can spot it. We're talking about the bullseye on the backs of the Hollis Brookline girls basketball jerseys. The defending Division II champion Cavaliers know they are the hunted this season, but on Thursday night they responded well to the latest ...

Sabers win in a rout, BG picks up first hockey win

BOYS BASKETBALL Souhegan 69, Manchester West 35 Souhegan closed out the pre-New Year's portion of the Division II schedule with a gate-to-wire win at West. Sophomore Matt McCool led all scorers with 32 points while Jeffrey Boehm added 13 for the 3-0 Sabers, who led 39-21 at the ...

Hanover puts the clamps down on South-Pelham, 8-1

NASHUA - It was supposed to be a barometer for the Nashua High School South-Pelham hockey team. But the Kings' barometric pressure was way too low in their game Wednesday night against Hanover at Conway Arena, as the Marauders skated away with an easy 8-1 win. "I think we looked great in the ...

Alvirne wrestlers edge Nashua South

HUDSON – Opportunity came knocking for an Alvirne High wrestling team that needed something to believe in during these early stages of coach Mike Gregory’s initial campaign. When some off-mat issues left Nashua South shorthanded, the host Broncos pounced in Wednesday night’s dual meet, ...

Panthers offense struggles in 44-26 loss to Bedford

NASHUA – They've seemingly got the defensive part of the game down pat. Now all the Nashua High School South girls basketball players need is a little offense. That's what was lacking Tuesday night in a 44-26 loss at the hands of the Bedford Bulldogs at the Belanger Gym. “We are a work ...

Winners Dyer, Bertrand roll into winter

HUDSON —They are walking, well running, advertisements for high school athletics. Coach’s dreams. Program cornerstones. And there’s no coincidence that in the resurgence of each school’s football team this past fall, Alvirne’s Jamie Bertrand and Merrimack’s Jared Dyer played ...

High School Highlights: Milford wrestlers dominate Winnacunnet

Wrestling Milford 48, Winnacunnet 18 Dan DeBernardo, Deacon Currier and Rudy Snare and Trevor Bernier all posted wins by fall for the Spartans, who looked sharp in victory. Campbell 52, Conval 18 Only five weight classes were contestd on the mat, and Campbell High won them all. Tyler ...

Alvirne runs away from Merrimack in second half

HUDSON — On opening night in Division I boys basketball both teams here came as advertised. Rebuilding Merrimack High showed flashes but remains a work in progress. Alvirne High, the choice by many around the Granite State to actually infiltrate the Seacoast’s stranglehold in the ...

The holiday season means holiday tourneys

It's time to get in the holiday spirit – or at least make plans to see a holiday high school tournament. Whie the high school basketball regular seasons get underway fully this week with boys and girls teams of all divisions playing, those regular seasons will take a holiday break for local ...

Spartans get stymied by Cougars’ defense

GIRLS BASKETBALL ConVal 39, Milford 4 The Spartans fell to 1-3 as ConVal's Emma Hixson led a defensive effort. The Cougars are now 3-1 in Division II. SWIMMING Nashua South boys and girls seventh (Sunday) The Panther boys and girls were both seventh in the Icebreaker Invitational at the ...

Admirals give Milford players a ship to skate on

NASHUA – Milford's Tracy Girouard was behind the glass at ice level at Conway Arena recently, doing something she had fought a couple of years go do: Watch her sons Zach, a senior, and sophomore Corey play high school hockey. “They've both been playing since they were five-years-old,” ...

Astros manhandle North-Souhegan, 7-0

NASHUA --- New Nashua High School North-Souhegan coach Josh Lavoie knows exactly what kind of hockey team he eventually wants the Saber-Titans to become under his watch. He saw it Saturday – from the Pinkerton Academy Astros, which handed his team a 7-0 loss at Conway Arena. “Pinkerton ...

Saber girls strike early and often in 8-2 win over Bedford

NASHUA – Strike early and often. That was the mission the Souhegan High School girls hockey team had Saturday in its game with Bedford, especially after being shut out by a tough Concord team three days earlier. Mission accomplished in the form of an 8-2 Saber victory at Conway Arena with ...