High Schools

Winnacunnet tops South

Sumeet Salvi and Sam McIntyre teamed up for an 8-5 win at second doubles, recording the only win of the day for Nashua South in an 8-1 loss to Winnacunnet Regional of Hampton. Salvi and McIntyre had all-around solid days, both falling just short in singles action. Salvi dropped his third ...

Blanc, Brooks solid in Milford’s loss to Lebanon

With two veterans sidelined by injury or personal reason, Milford saw two players new to the sport this spring step up and surprise. Jared Blanc, listed as Milford’s seventh player on the depth chart, recorded the Spartans only win on the day – 9-7 at fifth singles. Blanc ...

Broncos come up short versus Astros

Alvirne came up just short in its second match of the season, losing 5-4 to Pinkerton Academy of Derry. Picking up singles wins for the Broncos (0-2) were No. 3 Dominique Kaempf (8-4), No. 5 Halie Martineau (8-5) and No. 6 Hanna Bate (8-5). Martineau and Bate also paired up for the Broncos ...

Alvirne boys squeak past Pinkerton

Matt O’Brien and Raul Stedile scored 8-0, 8-3 wins respectively to help Alvirne pull out a 5-4 win over Pinkerton Academy. Sam Bonney recorded the other singles win for the Broncos (1-1), who also recorded wins at first and second doubles thanks to the O’Brien/Stedile and ...

Bedford snaps Bishop Guertin’s 68-match win streak

BEDFORD – Barry Ndinya could see his Bishop Guertin High School girls tennis team was nervous going into Monday’s season opener against Bedford. Those nerves – along with the absence of five of the Cardinals’ top six players from last season – ...

Bishop Guertin looking for record fifth title in a row

The Bishop Guertin High School boys lacrosse team is looking to make history this season, and there doesn’t appear to be many teams in the Cardinals’ way. Last year’s Division I championship gives Bishop Guertin four titles in a row, something only one other boys ...

Keene sweeps away Nashua South

Keene 9, Nashua South 0 The Blackbirds swept the Panthers in the season opener for both teams. South’s Brandon Stempler (No. 2) and Sam McIntrye (5) each had a close singles match, falling 8-6 to Matt Gret and Cam Jessup, respectively. Sumeet Salvi also played a close match before ...

Nashua South cruises to win over Keene

Nashua South 9, Keene 0 The Panthers opened the season with an easy victory over the Blackbirds, sweeping the first Division I match of the season. Micaela Baney (No. 2), Sarah Drake (4) and Victoria Ziolek (5) all won their singles matches by a count of 8-0 for South (1-0)< while ...

Nashua North falls to Exeter

Exeter 6, Nashua North 3 The Titans got some big wins, including two in tiebreakers, but it wasn’t enough in a season-opening loss to the Blue Hawks. Jacob Arikian won the No. 1 match, beating Exeter’s Christ Lietz 8-3, and Arikian teamed up with Sam Kluger to win the No. ...

Nashua North swept by Exeter

Exeter 9, Nashua North 0 The Titans were swept by the Blue Hawks in the Division I season opener. Sofia Rivera played a close match at No. 3 singles, while Alyssa Dobens and Monique Duchesne played well at No. 3 doubles.

Alvirne falls to Manchester Central

Manchester Central 5, Alvirne 4 The Broncos came up just short against the Little Green, as the teams were tied 3-3 after the singles matches, but Central won two of three doubles. Alvirne’s Matt O’Brien won the No. 1 match, beating Howard Sevey, 8-6, while No. 4 Colin ...

Milford swept by Derryfield

Derryfield 9, Milford 0 The Spartans suffered a sweep at the hands of the Cougars in the Division II season opener. Milford also got bad news when No. 2 player, Leelabutra Paradon, suffered an injury and had to withdraw.

Preseason lacrosse jamboree held at Stellos Stadium in Nashua

NASHUA – Every moment spent on the field counts at this point of the spring sports preseason, and Nashua High School South boys lacrosse coach Bill Monsen saw that Saturday. The Panthers were done all three of their scrimmages in a preseason jamboree at Stellos Stadium by ...

Bishop Guertin girls favorite for fifth straight Division I tennis crown

Last season, the Bishop Guertin High School girls and Bedford High School boys tennis teams took home Division I championships. If the consensus proves to be correct, those teams are primed for another dominant season. Bishop Guertin will begin its fourth straight title defense after topping ...

NHIAA made right call suspending Nashua athletes

Brace yourself – you’re about to read something nobody ever could have expected coming from the fingers stroking this keyboard – the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association was correct in suspending those seven to 10 Nashua North/South students for ...

Opening Day delayed for several Nashua athletes

Students participating in the USA Hockey national tournament has created eligibility violations for multiple spring sports teams at Nashua High School North and South. The youth tournament, which begins Wednesday in Reston, Va., and concludes with Sunday’s championship game, includes ...

Coach wants Granite State Games by 2015

Pat Mulcahy was sitting at home, going over some details of his business, In The Net Sports Academy, doing a couple of things on the computer one January evening. For some reason, it hit him. His native New York state has the Empire Games. Massachusetts has the Bay State Games. Then why not ...

Run ends in quarterfinals for Nashua North standout wrestler Chimelski

A handful of wrestlers from Greater Nashua had an opportunity to continue their season at the 25th annual National High School Coaches Association National Wrestling Championships in Virginia Beach, Va., on Saturday. They included Joe Chimelski, of Nashua High School North, who opened the day ...