High Schools

South’s amazing Coffin dominates again

Cross Country Nashua South Cali Coffin won the girls portion of the Woods Trail Run (Thetford, VT), with a time of 18:40.40 (out of 621 runners). Overall the team finished with a ninth-place effort collecting 337 points. The Panthers boys squad were at the Battle of the Border (Hudson, NH), ...

Bulldogs defense keeps South down, 42-0

NASHUA – Break up the Bulldogs. Right now, the Bedford High School football team is looking like the class of the North-West Conference scheduling cluster – and perhaps all of Division I – as the ‘Dogs are now 6-0 after Friday night’s 42-0 win over Nashua South at Stellos ...

Milford wallops Kennett for fifth win

MILFORD – A week ago Milford High hung 47 points on rival Souhegan. Friday night, a dominant Spartans’ 34-6 victory over Kennett High of Conway was all about defense. No better evidence could be found than in the final minute of the first half. Kennett took over at the Spartans’ 31 with ...

Alvirne hammers Manchester West for fifth win

HUDSON – The Alvirne Broncos scored a touchdown on all but one of their drives on Friday night, easily defeating the Blue Knights of Manchester West, 55-27. Each team scored on their first two drives, with only three straight incompletions on West’s third drive breaking the deadlock. A ...

High School Highlights: Merrimack girls soccer routs Spaulding

Girls soccer Merrimack 5, Spaulding 0 The Tomahawks (7-4-1) saw five different goal scorers (Abby Morgan, Riley Streeper, Sam Page, Isabella LaFauci, Jenna Levasseur) on their way to a shutout victory. Morgan added two assists to her performance, as Siobhan McMakin and MaryKate McMakin had ...

Cards making their tourney push with win over South

NASHUA – The calendar has turned to October, and the Bishop Guertin High School field hockey team knows what that means: Time to get tourney ready. It starts in a couple of weeks, and the Cards have gone winless in the post season the last two years. “I think if we continue to do the ...

Nashua’s Gillis, Zimmerman prepped for Cities, States

NASHUA – Competitors, rivals and friends ... TJ Gillis and Bryce Zimmerman hope to see plenty of each other in the next 10 days. The top guns from the Nashua South and Nashua North golf teams are each looking to close the 2018 golf season in style, first with this weekend’s Nashua City ...

Suaza heating up for Nashua South girls soccer

Here are the hightlights of Wednesday's high school action around the area: GIRLS SOCCER Nashua South 3, Windham 1 Red-hot Angie Suaza had three goals, giving her seven in the last three games as the Panthers vaulted over the .500 mark at 5-4-1. South got solid defense from Maya Rioux and ...

High School Highlights: Nashua South volleyball still perfect

Volleyball Nashua South 3, Bedford 0 The Panthers (12-0) sweep an 11-1 Bedford team to remain undefeated (25-20, 25-22, 25-13). Anna Campbell reached the 1,000 career assist milestone in the second set, while ending the night with 31 assists. Brianna Henderson (four aces, 10 kills, six ...

Friday Football Feast: No poor picks allowed this week

I simply have to be better. Professional gamblers would kill for a .667 win percentage. High school football prognosticators should be ashamed of it, and that’s where the big fella went last week, going a pedestrian 4-2 and tumbling to 31-7 on the season. And so we hit Week 6 with our ...

High School Football Capsule Previews: Week 6

DIVISION I Bedford (5-0) at Nashua South (2-3) WHEN: Friday, 6:30 p.m. WHERE: Stellos Stadium. LAST WEEK: Bedford 45, Manchester Central 0; Nashua North 21, Nashua South 14 LAST YEAR: Did not play. FYI: The Bulldogs have established themselves, especially after bulldozing ...

Patterson out to blow the whistle on football concussions

NASHUA – He'll be at a high school football game near you, likely around the entrance to the field or stadium, or the nearby parking lot. Perhaps even more than one on any given autumn weekend. If you see former Alvirne High School football assistant Jock Patterson, he's not trying to sell ...

Roundup: HB boys Basque in the glory of victory

Boys Soccer Hollis Brookline 2, Kearsarge 1 Andy Basque, known for his defensive prowess, netted both goals, including the game winner in the 80th minute to deliver the win. Max Burns assisted on the game winner for HB, now 8-4. Ryan Coutu made nine saves to preserve the victory, while Felix ...

South teams win; Merrimack field hockey now 9-2-1

Here's a look at Monday's local high school action, which featured wins by Nashua South girls soccer and volleyball, as well as Merrimack field hockey getting its ninth win: GIRLS SOCCER Nashua South 3, Goffstown 1 Angie Suaza got two goals and Ellie Kopicko added another as the Panthers ...

Lynch goal clinches Bridge Battle for Nashua South

NASHUA – They may want to call it the Emma Lynch Memorial Bridge. The Nashua High School South senior forward’s goal with 4:07 left gave the Panthers a 2-1 field hockey win over Nashua North in the final event of the Battle of the Bridge on Saturday. And that gave the Bridge to the ...

High School Football Rewind: Things looking up for Nashua North

The Bridge has been won, and now the Nashua High School North and South football teams go their separate ways, focusing on the rest of their seasons. And they may be going in different directions as a result of Friday night’s 21-14 Nashua North win. For the Titans, they are now legitimate ...

Pelham steamrolls Hollis Brookline

HOLLIS ­– The wakeup call came quick, and if you can be realistic, at the right time for Hollis Brookline High School. Pelham High slinked into “The Swamp” and routed the host Cavaliers, 43-14, adding even more confusion to the already puzzling Division II playoff race. Both teams ...

North pulls away from mistake-prone South, 21-14

NASHUA – The rules never change, even in a rivalry game. And the main rule for any football team: Don’t turn the ball over. The Nashua High School South Panthers did it three times on Friday night, and the Nashua North Titans took full advantage in a 21-14 win in front of 2,000-plus at ...

Wood, Merrimack too much for Bishop Guertin

MERRIMACK — With each win, Merrimack High School’s football team inches closer to the Division I playoffs. Try telling that to the Tomahawks. “A lot of the reason we are here is because we are only looking at the next opponent,” said senior Tristan Wood, who ran for two touchdowns ...

As usual, Battle of the Bridge more than a rivalry game

NASHUA – It always seems to count for a lot. The annual Nashua High School North-South Turkey Eve Bowl is a game that has no official value, unofficially for played for pride, fans, and alumni. The regular season game? It's strictly business, and can change a season. “It always seems ...