High Schools

Brackett, Newton head local list for All-State Boys Volleyball

Hollis Brookline's Jonathan Brackett and Bishop Guertin's Nate Newton were named to the First Team and Cavaliers coach Ed Leonard was named Coach of the Year as the All-State Boys Volleyball Team was announced. HB's Scott VanCoughnett was named to the second team along with Bishop Guertin's ...

Bishop Guertin boys lacrosse back in championship game

EXETER – While Pinkerton Academy took its own sweet time, locking down its half of Saturday night’s dream Division I state final, top-seeded and unbeaten Bishop Guertin was much more expedient in its quest. The Cardinals busted out to a 7-0 lead through one quarter and hardly eased off ...

Bishop Guertin volleyball falls to Pinkerton in quarterfinals

DERRY – Momentum can make you or break you. Bishop Guertin found that out on Tuesday night as the Cardinals couldn’t build enough of it mostly due to the outstanding play of Pinkerton Academy outside hitter Hunter Hazard and fell 25-17, 25-20 and 25-19 to the Astros in the semifinals of ...

Titans can’t close it out in tough 6-5 quarterfinal loss to Tide

CONCORD – A bargain, in some ways. Saturday's Division I baseball quarterfinal between the upstart 12th seeded Nashua High School North Titans and the heavily favored No. 4 Concord Crimson Tide was really three games in one. Unfortunately for the Titans, the third game was the one that sent ...

Nashua area stars shine at state track Meet of Champions

It was a day to step up shine for the region’s track elite. And our athletes delivered Saturday in the Meet of Champions at Merrimack High School. Bishop Guertin Caroline Fischer had a Cardinals team high third place finish in the 800 meter run (2:16.71). Souhegan Elise Lambert came ...

Hollis Brookline girls lacrosse set for finals

Perhaps, it served as incentive. Maybe, it made the Hollis Brookline girls lacrosse team work hard. Saturday night at Stellos Stadium, the Cavaliers wiped away every ugly memory from their May 17, 19-3, loss to Winnacunnet, stunning the top-seeded Warriors in the Division II state semifinals, ...

Astros end South’s season, Holland’s Panther career

DERRY - The reality didn't hit Nashua High School South boys lacrosse senior Sean Holland until late in the Panthers' 17-7 Division I quarterfinal loss at the hands of powerful second seed Pinkerton Academy. He realized then that this game would be his last athletic event as a ...

Bishop Guertin girls lacrosse stuns Pinkerton

EXETER – The NHIAA Division I Girls’ Lacrosse Tournament has its two championship combatants following a tremendous doubleheader at Bill Ball Stadium on Saturday. In the second semifinal of the night, fourth- seeded Bishop Guertin upset top-seeded Pinkerton, 13-4, avenging a one-goal loss ...

High School Highlights: Wilton-Lyndeborough baseball rolls into semifinals

Baseball No.3 WLC 7, No.6 Moultonborough 1 The Warriors are heading to the semi-finals after a decisive win. WLC had nine hits on the day including three each from Jake LeVert and Owen Hughes. Levert made the most of getting on base, stealing three bases in the process. Hughes helped out ...

Titans get their revenge on BG, on to quarters in Concord

NASHUA – Revenge of the Titans. The Nashua North High School baseball team had plenty of confidence it could win a pitching rematch between its own senior C.J. Barrett and Bishop Guertin sophomore Brett Anderson. Not only did the Titans win it, they won it decisively, knocking Anderson out ...

Bulldogs ferocious in surprisingly easy Division I title win over BG

DERRY – Advantage, Bedford. In a big way. The Bishop Guertin and Bedford High School girls tennis teams should be vying for hardware often in the next few years, and the Bulldogs easily took the first Division I title match meeting on Wednesday, 7-2. Shockingly easy, one might add. “It ...

Souhegan goes down fighting in Coach Bill Dod’s finale

The incredible run is over. Souhegan High School baseball coach Bill Dod’s remarkable 50-year baseball coaching career, which also included stints at Sanborn and Bishop Guertin, has come to an end as a Hanover walk-off sac fly gave the Marauders a 6-5 win in Thursday’s Division II ...

Nashua South ousted from baseball tourney by Dover

DOVER – Get to Dover righty John Cantwell early, or don’t get him at all. The lesson got punched home on Nashua South Thursday here as the No. 10 Panthers tumbled out of the Division I playoffs, 8-2, in their opening round battle with the seventh-seeded Wave. Cantwell teetered on ...

High School Highlights: Wilton-Lyndeborough baseball plays on

Division II Preliminary round Kennett 4, Milford 3 No. 11 Milford took to the mountains with upset on its mind and nearly pulled it out. Milford ends its season at 7-10. Kennett, which hosted Thursday, now goes to No. 3 Plymouth on Saturday. Division III Preliminary round Newport ...

Souhegan leads local contingent for girls All-State Lacrosse

The New Hampshire All-State Girls Lacrosse teams have been released, and as expected, defending Division I state champ, Souhegan High School, is well-represented. Brigid Casey, McKenzie Robinson and Abby Cranney, all of whom will lead the Sabers into Saturday’s 5 p.m. state semifinal ...

Sabers earn decisive Division II tennis title win over Hollis Brookline

BEDFORD – Hollis Brookline's No. 1 singles player, Nic Vahe, had played an intense match on Tuesday in a losing cause when he blurted out the relief that many are probably thinking when it comes to Souhegan's Matt Lapsley. “He's gone next year,” Vahe said. Indeed he is. You had to ...

Fasten your seat belts, it’s spring season tourney time

Now the real games begin. The high school baseball, softball, boys and girls lacrosse tournaments are set to get underway on Wednesday and Thursday, and there are locals galore in action – some against each other. Perhaps the premier local matchup will be Thursday at Holman Stadium with ...

Bishop Guertin girls lacrosse stops Merrimack

NASHUA – After spotting No. 5 Merrimack a 1-0 lead just under seven minutes into the game, the fourth-ranked Bishop Guertin offense erupted for eight straight goals to close out the first half en route to a 10-5 victory in the quarterfinals of the Division I girls lacrosse tournament at ...

High School Highlights: Souhegan girls lacrosse rolls over Nashua South

Girls Lacrosse Souhegan 14, Nashua South 3 Brigid Casey had a five-point (three goals, two assists) game to lead the Sabers past the Panthers in the quarterfinal round. Taylor Clark found the back of the net four times and Abbey Cranney put in two goals. Collecting one goal a piece for the ...

Cards set to take on Bedford for Division I girls tennis title

Two programs that have been associated with Division I high school girls tennis success are colliding at Pinkerton Academy on Wednesday. The top seeded, 16-0 Bedford Bulldogs will take on No. 3 Bishop Guertin (15-1) at 4 p.m. in the Division I finals, and both programs are no stranger to ...