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Saint Thomas stuns Alvirne with late TD

DOVER - A successful extra point booted by a senior soccer standout playing in his first high school football game wound up being the margin of defeat for the Alvirne Broncos in a 13-12 decision in their first 2019 road contest at Saint Thomas Aquinas in Dover on Saturday afternoon. The ...

Milford dominates West from opening snap

MANCHESTER – Opening a football game with five straight scoring drives will generally result in a victory and that was the case for the Milford Spartans on Friday night, earning a solid 35-13 win over Manchester West. After starting their first drive on the West 30-yard line, the Spartans ...

Wimmer tosses 5 TD passes in Hollis Brookline win

HOLLIS – A week after stumbling against Milford, the Cavaliers of Hollis-Brookline made easy work against Hanover with a 48-14 victory on Saturday. The Cavaliers scored on each of their first six drives, beginning with a 38-yard strike from Sander Wimmer to Austin Johnson. Wimmer added ...

Morse lifts North boys soccer in overtime

Boys soccer Nashua North 3, Winnacunnet 2 (OT) Joe Morse converted a header by Joao Santana into the game winning goal 10 seconds into sudden death overtime as the Titans evened their record at 2-2. Colin McMahon and Makram Elkhach scored in regulation for North. Hanover 6, Merrimack ...

Mills, Campbell run away from Epping/Newmarket

EPPING - Keegan Mills rushed for 257 yards and three touchdowns on 31 carries to give Campbell High School its second 30-plus point victory in as many games this fall. The Cougars backfield - highlighted by Mills 8.3 yards per carry), Conor Sweeney (16 carries, 93 yards, one touchdown) and ...

Raiders begin another challenging quest for a GNAC title

Things are now in full swing for the fall season at Rivier University, and the Raider team to watch once again may be women's volleyball. Rivier has started out the season 5-4 after Tuesday's 3-0 win over Gordon College and is aiming to reclaim the Great Northeast Athletic Conference ...

‘Big Play AJ’ steps up his game at Hollis Brookline

HOLLIS – When Hollis Brookline football coach Chris Lones uses the word, “uncoverable,” you tend to listen. Here’s a guy who knows receivers who are “uncoverable.” Look at the recent list of his catching Cavaliers, including current all-stater Quinten Wimmer and past guys like ...

High School Football Matchups for the week

Division I SPAULDING (0-1) AT NASHUA NORTH (1-0) WHEN: Friday, 6:30 p.m. WHERE: Stellos Stadium. LAST YEAR: Did not play. LAST WEEK: Merrimack 33, Spaulding 28; North 35, Winnacunnet 8. FYI: The Red Raiders senior-centric team led by Logan Gadbois gave Merrimack a run for its ...

Sports betting to be on Nov. 5 ballot in Nashua

NASHUA — Voters will decide if sports gambling will be legal in Nashua during the Nov. 5 general election, thanks to the Tuesday 14-0 vote by members of the Board of Aldermen. With Alderman Ernest Jette absent, members passed Resolution 19-162, which is relative to a ballot referendum to ...

Souhegan opens with win at St. Thomas

DOVER - The Souhegan High School football squad faced a lot of challenges and tests in its season-opening contest at Saint Thomas Aquinas High in Dover on Saturday and did well enough with them to bring home a solid 34-25 victory. Coach Robin Bowkett's Sabers got important contributions ...

Jackson gets the nod as Silver Knights’ fifth manager

NASHUA – His training days are over. Kyle Jackson has felt he's been working the last few seasons as the Nashua Silver Knights pitching coach with the idea of eventually becoming the team's manager. Well, that came to fruition on Tuesday as the team announced Jackson will succeed the ...

Silver Knights GM move: Cook in, Pahucki out

NASHUA – There's another change at the top with the Nashua Silver Knights. Basically, it's this: Dave Pahucki out as general manager after one season, with operations manager/assistant GM Cam Cook promoted to the GM role. Silver Knights owner John Creedon, Jr. confirmed the move on Monday, ...

New Rivier outdoor athletic facility a game changer

NASHUA – Game changer. That's how Rivier University women's soccer coach Brooke Hutchinson refers to the new $4.5 million Rivier Athletic Pavilion that is nearly complete for the 2019-2020 academic/athletic year. “It's awesome,” Hutchinson said of the dual rennovated rectangular ...

Knight will continue his playing career in France in 2020

NASHUA – If you see Trevor Knight watching one of those self-taught language videos to learn French in the next few months, don't be shocked. That's because the former Nashua High School South and University of New Hampshire quarterback, who doesn't speak a word of French, has signed to play ...

Eichman all set to be a Wildcat contributor

DURHAM – Former Merrimack High School football standout Joe Eichman had to deal with something last year: Not playing. Eichman walked on to the University of New Hampshire football team, but was of course redshirted. So for the first time in awhile, he wasn't in a competitive situation on ...

Football is back to being Reyes’ life at UNH

DURHAM – Football is back to being Kendall Reyes' full time job. “Football is a game that changed my life,” the Nashua High School North alum said. “And I think there's a lot I can bring back to the game.” And he's doing just that. The former NFL defensive tackle who spent five ...

Former Cardinal Sanborn getting his kicks as UNH’s punter

DURHAM – Drew Sanborn is alive and kickin'. The Amherst native may have fallen out of view a for a few years after shining as Bishop Guertin's punter during from 2012- 2014 as a three-time All Conference foot. A redshirt season at the University of New Hampshire, followed by a couple of ...

Greater Nashua Senior Softball League

Dionnes 15, IMEC 2 It was Jeff Fuller Day (again) as he went 4 for 4 and scored four runs. Hitting stars also Jim Edwards with four hits. Honorable mention are Don Clark with three hits, and Dick Gillespie with three runs. Pine Street 13, Joks 8 Pine Street was on a three-game winning ...

Milford’s Lorden hopes to shake the injury bug for Wildcats

DURHAM – Nick Lorden remembers his first play as a University of New Hampshire wide receiver. It came two years ago in a game against the University of Maine. A 12-yard catch. But not just any 12-yard catch. “It was a touchdown,” the Milford native and Bishop Guertin alum said. “That ...