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Courtesy photo Merrimack's Aiden Hanning shows off his hardware after winning the NHSCA Middle School national wrestling title this past weekend.

Merrimack’s Hanning wins national wrestling title

MERRIMACK – Aiden Hanning felt he wasn’t done with his wrestling season after winning the New England regional title a couple of weeks ago. He was right on. Not only was his not season done, Hanning wasn’t done winning, either. The Merrimack Middle School and Merrimack Youth Association ...

Courtesy photo/TEAM RACE runners, from left: Elizabeth White, Abbey Halloran, Amy Pattelena , Cali Coffin , Chris Keefe, Rose Goyette and coach Coach Gary Goyette celebrate their good showing in the recent National Championships.

Nashua duo runs to national titles

The New Hampshire AAU track club TEAM RACE took home 13 medals in distance events at the recent AAU National Championships in Landover, Md., with Nashua’s Chris Keefe and Cali Coffin leading the way. Keefe, an eighth grader, earned All-American honors with a national 3,000 meter record run of ...

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BASKETBALL Nashua Catholic hoop teams each place 1st The Nashua Catholic boys and girls basketball teams both won first place in the recent New Hampshire Catholic Schools Basketball Tournament. The boys team, led by coach Paul Williams, defeated Presentation of Mary Academy, 54-49 in the finals ...

Nashua Hoop Shoot champs on to regionals

Two Greater Nashua Elks Hoop Shoot Champions and state Southwest District champions, 12-year-old Ariana Soloa and 11-year-old Ryan Haskell, won their respective divisions in the New Hampshire State Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw Championship in Epsom. The Nashua Elks' other three Southwest ...

Showdown in CYO boys Mites basketball

CYO BASKETBALL St. Christopher 39, St. Patrick 35 In a battle between two undefeated teams in the CYO Boys Mites division, St. Pat's outscored St. Chris 10-3 in the fourth quarter, but St. Chris' Trevor Labrecque (team-high 20 points) sealed the victory with two free throws in the final ...

Elm Street girls win Nashua Middle School Tournament

The Elm Street Middle School girls basketball team topped Fairgrounds, 45-40, to win the second annual Nashua Middle School Basketball Tournament. Katie Loranger had 16 points to lead the winners while Aryanna Murray (11) and Maya Rioux (eight) also contributed. Fairgrounds top scorers ...

Merrimack wrestlers excel in Mass. tourney

WRESTLING MYA team has four titles, four seconds The Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program did well in both the Natick Youth Ed Deeley Tournament and the Big Red Tournament. At Natick, kindergartners Andrew Schuster and Grayson Chestnut battled their way to fourth and third place, ...

5 locals win Elks ‘Hoop Shoot’ district titles

Five locals won the 2017 State Elks Southwest District "Hoop Shoot" Free Throw contest recently at the Derry Boys and Girls Club and will move on to the state finals on Feb. 5 in Epson. Twelve-year-old Ariana Sofa had the hottest hand in Girls competition, sinking 20 of 25 ...

Locals set for Elks Hoop Shoot district test

Six locals will vie for the the New Hampshire State Elks Southwest District Hoop Shoot Championship on Saturday, Jan. 7 at the Derry Boys and Girls Club Gym at 9:30 a.m. Colin Toohey, age 12 of Hudson joins five Nashua youths: 12-year-old Ariana Sola, 11-year old Ryan Haskell, 10-year old ...

Merrimack wrestlers excel in Fitchburg

The Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program competed in the annual Fitchburg Holiday Tournament with several doing well. Kindergartner Grayson Chestnut raked in another first-place medal, plowing through the competition with two pins. Andrew Schuster, also a kindergartner, took third place on the ...

6 area youths win Elks Hoop Shoot contest

BASKETBALL Champions move on to districts Six Greater Nashua youths recently won the 45th annual Greater Nashua Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest at the Elm Street Middle School Gym. Crowned as local champions in their respective divisions were: 12-year old Colin Toohey of Hudson and ...

New England Edge skate past Acton-Boxborough

The New England Edge dominated as soon as the puck dropped and recently rolled to a 6-0 win Acton-Boxborough at Skate 3 in Tyngsborough, Mass. The Edge only allowed two shots on goal and featured six different goal scorers in the Valley League game. The win was the second win in a row for the ...

Nashua Elks Hoop Shoot set for Dec. 3

Players from area youth groups such as CYO, Biddy Basketball, church groups, as well as any interested area boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 13 are eligible to participate in the 44th annual Greater Nashua Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw contest on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 8 a.m. in the Elm ...

Elks Hoop Shoot just around the corner

The annual Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest will be held at 8 a.m. Dec. 3 in the Elm Street Middle School Gym in Nashua. The contest is open to all area boys and girls ages 8-13 (April 1, 2017 designates age). Categories (age divisions) are 8-9, 10-11, and 12-13 for both boys and girls. ...

Fairgrounds volleyball finishes perfect season

The Fairgrounds Middle School volleyball team completed its undefeated season by repeating as the Tri County champions with a 2-1 win over Hollis Brookline Middle School on Friday at Bishop Guertin High School with set scores of 25-18, 23-25, 17-15. In the quarterfinal round of the Tri County ...

Nashuan wins U-12 girls soccer shoot state title

Greater Nashua Elks Soccer Shoot Champion, 11-year-old Alexandria Kapopoulos of Nashua, won the U-12 girls state title as she scored 42 points in the 2016 New Hampshire Elks Soccer Championship last Sunday at Portsmouth High School. Four other Greater Nashua Elks Soccer Champions also did ...

Nashua PAL Force 8U strong vs. Derry Demons

FOOTBALL The Nashua PAL Force 8U team had a good showing recently in the rain and mud against the Derry Demons. Jack Krulikowski was on fire with tackling, while some other key tackles in the game came from Jake Homsy, Mason Dandeneau, Dharyus Sisay, Connor Johnston,Adrian Cruz, Aivan Garcia, ...

Eight locals reach state final of Elks Soccer Shoot

Eight Greater Nashua Elks Soccer Shoot Champions will be competing at Portsmouth High School on Sunday, Oct. 16 for the New Hampshire State Elks Soccer Shoot Championship. Registration begins at 9 a.m., and the Shootout will begin at 10. The local competitors are: 12-year-old Max Lopez, U-14 ...

Elks Crusaders shut out Derry Demons in 11U action

FOOTBALL Nashua Elks Crusaders Crusaders 11U 8, Derry 0 The Crusaders defensive line of Alvin Pascual, Matthew Harding, Connor Comeau, Cody Goode and Elwyn Martinez controlled the line of scrimmage. With the assistance from linebackers Nicholas Scopa, Colby Vancellette, Dillon Walton, Jaiden ...