High Schools

Cardinals cruise past lost Blue Hawks, 16-7

NASHUA – Rumor has it the bus driver bringing the Exeter High School boys lacrosse team to Stellos Stadium Monday evening took a wrong turn off Route 101, heading north instead of south. Maybe the Blue Hawks should have kept going, because it never seemed like they really arrived as they ...

Lacrosse: Bunton lifts South girls over Londonderry

Girls Lacrosse Nashua South 9, Londonderry 7 Rileigh Bunton came up huge in the Panthers’ net with seven saves, and the defense of Izzy Bolduc, Emma Pucillo, Bailey Morin and Livvy Kingston combined for 13 Ground balls and nine forced turnovers to key the victory. Emily Colburn was strong ...

High School Highlights: Wilton’s Claire approaches milestone

Softball WLC’S CLAIRE GOES FOR WIN NO. 500 Wilton-Lyndeborough coach Denny Claire can get his 500th career victory today if his team at home can avenge an earlier 2-0 loss to Farmington. On Monday the Warriors (12-1) got him No. 499 with a tight 9-8 win over Sunapee, after leading ...

Hollis Brookline volleyball tops Souhegan

AMHERST – Don’t look now, but the Hollis Brookline boys volleyball team, once 1-2 to start the year, is coming. The Cavaliers rolled over Souhegan on Monday night, 25-10, 25-22 and 25-23, moving to 7-4 on the year. “We focused, we’re playing hard and we’re improving,” said ...

High School Highlights: Nashua North, South baseball post wins

Baseball Nashua South 14, Salem 4 The Panthers (4-9) break a four game skid, winning in decisive fashion. Mason Matylewski led the offense with three hits, two RBIs and three runs including a home run. Roe Hendrick added three hits, two RBIs and two runs. Dante Young (two RBIs, two runs), ...

Titans get yet another softball win over Panthers

NASHUA – There's something about the sight of the Nashua High School South softball team that brings out the best in the Nashua North Titans, even in a down year. Under third year head coach Jenna Giannelli, North is 5-0 against the Panthers, including Saturday's 12-6 win in the annual ...

Bishop Guertin baseball downs Nashua South

NASHUA – Nashua High School South coach James Gaj has always maintained that high school baseball is a game of mistakes. The team that makes the most loses, and on Saturday night that was his Panthers, as five errors helped Bishop Guertin get back to its winning ways by a 10-2 count at ...

Cardinals take advantage of South mistakes to bounce back

NASHUA – Nashua High School South coach James Gaj has always maintained that high school baseball is a game of mistakes. The team that makes the most loses, and on Saturday night that was his Panthers, as five errors helped Bishop Guertin get back to its winning ways by a 10-2 count at ...

Track Bridge Battle: Nashua North, Nashua South split

The Nashua North and Nashua South girls track teams came together Saturday as part of the Battle of the Bridge annual competition. Neither school picked up the upper-hand as the teams split. The Panther girls bested North 74-70. Sydney Lewis (100 hurdles, high jump) and Julia Zhang (long ...

Hollis Brookline, Milford triumph in track and field

MILFORD - As the spring begins to wind down, dozens of track and field athletes from seven schools across southern New Hampshire gathered for a meet at Milford High School. On the boys’ side, Hollis Brookline earned bragging rights in the with 129 overall points, 13 ahead of second-place ...

North’s tough baseball season continues

NASHUA – This is clearly the spring of the Nashua High North baseball team's discontent. They were three outs away a year ago from reaching the Divsion I semifinals, but it will be extremely tough to get that far this season, as Goffstown's 6-0 win at Holman Stadium leaves the Titans reeling ...

Timberlane no-hits Alvirne to cap a busy day locally

It was an incredibly busy Thursday in local high school action that saw one area team get no-hit, another prevent one, a doubleheader in not only girls lacrosse but girls tennis as well, and some late game heroics in girls lacrosse. Here is the rundown: BASEBALL TIMBERLANE 1, ALVIRNE ...

Cavaliers get ’em in and continue to win

HOLLIS – On, over, in. And win. That's the theme right now for the Hollis Brookline High School baseball team. They'll get enough base runners, move them along, and get them home. It's worked so far as they're 8-1 in Division II following their fourth one-run victory of the season on ...

Merrimack Invitational track meet tests Nashua area high schools

MERRIMACK – For the track teams at Nashua South and Nashua North High School, Thursday night’s Merrimack Invitational was part challenge and part tune- up, for Saturday morning’s “Battle of the Bridge” collision at North. “That should be a good one,” said North boys coach Art ...

High School Highlights: Timberlane no-hits Alvirne

Baseball TIMBERLANE 1, ALVIRNE 0 Timberlane’s Lucas Harmon (five innings) and Cam Lovett (two) combined to no-hit the Broncos, who fell to 5-7. Conversely, Alvirne starter Adam Scharn allowed only two hits, both by Harmon. The game was scoreless heading to the top of the seventh when ...

Pinkerton hands Bishop Guertin baseball its first loss

DERRY – Missed scoring opportunities early in its Wednesday afternoon game at Pinkerton Academy wound up costing the previously-undefeated Bishop Guertin baseball squad dearly in a 6-1 loss to the host Astros. Coach Scott Painter saw his BG bunch put runners in scoring position in both the ...

High School Highlights: Merrimack blanks Nashua South

Softball Merrimack 7, Nashua South 0 Emma Camberlain went seven for the shutout win on a two-hitter with two walks and six strikeouts. Dee Gonzalez had two hits, a walk, two steals and a pair of stolen bases. Erin Knauer, Morgan Peffer and Kaleigh Blades all had two hits for ...

Campbell players will soon be foes

Right now, they’re the best of friends. This time next year, they could be the best of foes. Campbell’s three senior softball standouts – Abi Gray, Marissa Carignan, and Meghan Gibbons – will all be playing in the Division II NE-10 Conference as college freshmen next spring. And ...

Unbeaten Cougars want to make coach’s wish come true

LITCHFIED – Eric Gibbons was presented with cupcakes by his players to celebrate his 51st birthday after his Campbell High School softball team cruised by Raymond 14-2 in five innings on Monday. What was his wish when he blew out the candle? “Well, I can't tell you the whole thing or it ...

Pinkerton subdues Souhegan boys lacrosse

AMHERST – All the early-evening rain seemed to do was anger defending Division I boys lacrosse state champion Pinkerton Academy. The Astros, now 7-3, stormed to a 16-2 halftime lead and never wavered, knocking off the host Sabers, 19-7. For Souhegan coach Keith Bertrand, getting the game ...