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Alvirne sweeps by Central

High Schools

The Broncos (1-1) cruised to wins of 25-11, 25-15 and 25-15 with Steph Jones leading the way with 18 service points (five aces). Jess Baker helped out with three aces and two kills.

Spaulding edges Nashua South, 2-1

High Schools

Stephanie Case scored the host Panthers’ only goal, with an assist from Kennedy Dowling. Emily Durette helped the Panthers put on some late pressure but they fell to 1-2-1. South netminder Adaeze Obinelo had eight saves.

Nashua North falls at Spaulding 3-1

High Schools

The Titans (0-2) fell in four sets,14-25, 20-25, 25-22, and 23-25. Taylor Choate led the way with 15 kills and three blocks, while Amanda Stumpf (nine kills, three blocks) and Allison Paluzzi (eight kills) also played well.

Bishop Guertin now 2-0 after 3-2 win over Concord

High Schools

The Cardinals (2-0) edged the 0-2 Crimson Tide 18-16 in the decisive fifth set after splitting the first four 25-21, 19-25, 19-25 and 25-22. Lexie Cambray had 17 kills, six aces and 11 digs while Jenna McCormack had 37 assists, four aces and seven digs. Also playing well for BG were Hannah ...

Milford tops Souhegan, 3-0

High Schools

The Spartans captured their season opener with wins of 25-7, 25-11 and 25-9. Jess Leach led the way with 16 service points while Olivia Rougeau added 12 kills and Abby Blanchete eight assists, Amanda Alcox also played well for the winners while Souhegan fell to 1-1.

Surprise! Pleat is leading in Cities

Local Sports

HUDSON – If it’s not one Pleat, it’s the other. While Phil Pleat opted to skip the Nashua Cities Tournament ahead of his upcoming trip to the U.S. Senior Am in California, James Pleat was cool, calm and collected throughout Saturday’s first round of play ...

Study shows low-carb beats low-fat

Local Sports

When I look back on my experience in the “90 Day Commit to Get Fit” program, there are a few things that now I wonder how I was able to do it. The program not only focuses on getting exercise – the right kind and right amount – but also on improving ...

Milford rolls to opening victory

High Schools

WEARE – The final score didn’t suggest it, but John Stark football coach Jim O’Rourke knew his team made a step forward in its opener, even while the Milford Spartans gathered to celebrate a three-score victory on the other side of the field. For much of the game, ...

High School Football: Week 1 summaries

High Schools

at Plaistow NASHUA North 24, Timberlane 0 Nashua North (1-0) 7 7 0 10 – 24 Timberlane (0-1) 0 0 0 0 – 0 FIRST QUARTER N – Myles Cassin-Reed 4 run (Sushant Niroula kick), 2:16. SECOND QUARTER N – Dana Salem 12 run (Niroula kick), 2:40. THIRD ...

Ground game leads Nashua North to opening win over Timberlane

High Schools

PLAISTOW – The Nashua High School North football team’s running-back-by-committee controlled the game on the ground and the Titans’ defense held Timberlane to just 127 yards of total offense in a dominant 24-0 road win Friday night. Dana Salem scored two ...

Nashua South bedeviled in Salem

High Schools

SALEM – The 2014 football season didn’t exactly start the way Nashua High School South wanted – or expected. The Panthers gave up three second-half touchdowns and were torched for 345 yards of Salem offense in a 35-14 loss at Grant Field on Friday ...

Alvirne shuts out Dover on the pitch

High Schools

Matt Lubinski successfully booted the ball from the top of the penalty box, placing it into the far right side of the net, in the 69th minute of play to give Alvirne a 1-0 win over Dover on Friday night. Nate Gosselin recorded the assist on the play that would hold up as the only goal of the ...

Concord dominates Coach Korcoulis Invite in Hollis

High Schools

Coach Korcoulis Invitational at Hollis Brookline High School GIRLS SCORES: Concord 27, Windham 72, Hollis Brookline 107, St. Thomas Aquinas 127, Goffstown 143, Oyster River 154, Con-Val 191, Pelham 193, Milford 202, Campbell 249. TOP 5, LOCALS IN TOP 40: 1. Cassie Shea, Concord, 20:52.40; ...

Nashua North doubles up on Salem

High Schools

Jimmy Gutierrez and Zach Pyke scored one goal each and Brett LeBlanc stopped eight shots in net Friday night against Salem to give Nashua North its second win in as many games under first-year coach Igor Monteiro.

Greater Nashua high school football fans challenged

High Schools

There was a time when Friday night lights meant something. It was the new, hip thing. Everybody was doing it and everybody wanted to do it. Perhaps as I age, late night games aren’t as appealing. We’re not in the Rust Belt. We’re not in the Bible Belt, either. ...

Nashua football player Demitri Jackson heads to Lawrence Academy

High Schools

Nashua High School North football coach Jason Robie finds himself in the same spot South coach Scott Knight did just one year ago. In 2013, the Panthers had high hopes for receiver Tim Preston. This fall, the Titans were anticipating a monster year from senior running back Demitri Jackson. ...

Nashua South splits with Bedford, Manchester Central on the links

High Schools

Nashua South’s Sam Nielsen earned medalist honors with an even-par 36 at Manchester Country Club, as the Panthers (2-2) earned a split in its tri-match with a 205-228 win over Manchester Central (0-6) and a 194-205 loss to host Bedford (6-0). Also scoring for South were Peter McManus ...

Porter propels Hollis Brookline past Milford

High Schools

Hollis Brookline’s Evan Porter scored twice and assisted on another to pace a non-stop attack in the Cavaliers’ 5-0 win over visiting Milford. Cole Owens (one goal, one assist), Hugh Devlin (one goal), Jonathan Brackett (one goal), Nathan Rogers (two assists) and Alex ...

Alvirne shuts out Dover on the pitch

High Schools

Alvirne’s Sarah McAdam and Kayla Juliano scored one goal each in the first 30 minutes of play and then watched their Broncos teammates lock down defensively to secure the 2-0 win over Dover. Sammi Giannelli recorded 14 saves for the shutout in net, while Jillian Houle, Dagney Wilkins ...