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Souhegan boys soccer tips Manchester West for fifth win

High Schools

MANCHESTER – Not sure if Montague Jones has ever put on a pair of boxing gloves. The Souhegan High School senior has got a heck of a right cross. Jones was absolutely lethal from the right wing, assisting on all three Souhegan goals in a 3-1 Sabers’ victory at Manchester West. “He’s ...

Red Sox run wild pitch to 1-0 win over Orioles in 11

Boston sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — Jackie Bradley Jr. scored the game’s lone run on a wild pitch by Brad Brach in the 11th inning, and the Boston Red Sox used six pitchers to silence the Baltimore Orioles’ bats in a 1-0 victory Tuesday night. Boston has won 10 of 13 to move a season-high 23 games over .500 ...

Cards stay unbeaten with 2-0 win over Merrimack

High Schools

NASHUA – This time, Lindsay Hult would not be denied. The Bishop Guertin High School field hockey freshman had a goal taken away from her in a rout in Manchester last week when Cards’ head coach Steve Duprat, not wanting to pile on, informed the one official working the game that the shot ...

Upton paces North field hockey to first win

High Schools

FIELD HOCKEY Nashua North 4, Manchester Memorial 1 The Titans picked up their first win of the season (1-6) as Danielle Upton had two goals while Emily Sweet and Julia Gagnon also scored. Two of the goals came off penalty corners. Also playing well defensively were Izzy Gates, Theresa Ellison, ...

High Schools

Boys Soccer Timberlane 0, BG 0 Even though the Cardinals didn’t get the win a tie with the Owls felt just as good. Timberlane entered the game 6-0 and Bishop Guertin had a record of 1-5. The Cardinals head to Salem on Thursday. North 4, Keene 3 (OT) The Cardinals Todd Redman took the ball 40 ...

Slattery slips past Sheedy for Nashua Cities Golf title

Local Sports

HUDSON – At some point early Sunday, the 2017 Nashua Cities Golf Championship morphed into the “Bishop Guertin Invitational.” In a Cardinals thriller, Jaron Slattery, alum, survived an 18th-hole scare from Cam Sheedy (Class of 2018) to win his first Cities title. Give the kid credit. ...

Special first win for Alvirne football coach Rothe

High Schools

The Alvirne High School football players, once they got back to the school from Keene around 11:30 on Friday night, all walked up one by one to head coach Tarek Rothe, shook his hand, gave him a hug and thanked him after their 14-7 win. “That I didn’t get,” said Rothe, who earned his ...

Nashua North vs. South has added meaning this week

Local Sports Columnists

We told you things might be different after the first two weeks of the high school football season, right? And now, after some surprises the other night, we bring you this to consider: It’s North-South Week. The scenarios for this Friday night’s big clash at Stellos Stadium could have been ...

Patriots look like Patriots again, torch Saints

Boston sports

NEW ORLEANS – If Tom Brady and the Patriots were suffering from a Super Bowl hangover, it looks as though a trip to New Orleans pulled the defending champions out of it. The 40-year-old Brady hasn’t often looked better in his long, illustrious career, providing an audible contingent of ...

Tampa Bay cools down Red Sox

Boston sports

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Daivd Price had a flawless return from a nearly two-month layoff. The 2012 AL Cy Young Award winner pitched two hitless innings in relief for the Boston Red Sox in a 3-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. He was activated Thursday and pitched for the first time since ...

Manfred: Play nice, don’t get caught

Local Sports Columnists

The baseball world called on commissioner Rob Manfred to send a clear message that using digital devises to steal signs is bad, bad, bad – and against baseball’s laws. And he did. He took a rhetorical rolled-up scorecard, whacked the Red Sox on their collective snout, and growled, ...

Panthers hold off Tomahawks for first win

High Schools

MERRIMACK – Scott Knight could sense the change in his Nashua High School South team the second half of Tuesday’s practice. And then the Panthers coach could really sense it after the first of three Alex Amigo touchdown catches the helped the Panthers hold off Merrimack, 27-20, Friday night ...

Titans fall in heartbreaker

High Schools

LONDONDERRY – Too often Friday night, Nashua North followed up a gem of a football play with a mistake. “You just can’t do that against good football teams,” said North coach Dante Laurendi. “That’s a good enough football team where you can’t help them out.” Two fumbles and a ...

Owls rout Cardinals on gridiron

High Schools

NASHUA – The future is bright for the Bishop Guertin football team. However, the current iteration of the squad is clearly a work in progress, and that sentiment was undoubtedly emphasized Friday night. Despite falling into a two-score deficit toward the beginning of the contest, the ...

Saints stop the Sabers

High Schools

AMHERST – Perhaps it’s only fair that a game this close had more than one “final” play. The Saints of Saint Thomas Aquinas High School escaped Souhegan with a 26-21 victory on Friday night, closing out a contest that truly could have gone either way. While they couldn’t convert a ...

Spartans score first win of season

High Schools

PELHAM – Milford High School took to the road and earned its first win of the year at 1-1 Pelham, 28-7. Gavin Urda’s 60-yard punt return broke the ice for the Spartains. Zach King threw a 15-yard TD pass to Nick Mazeo, and the senior QB also ran for a 4-yard TD. Ricky DeBernardo added the ...

Merrimack native set for another season in NHL with Bruins

Local Sports

Tim Schaller knows the drill. He hears the skates behind him and that’s why he was so determined to report to Boston Bruins training camp late this past week in great shape. Not even the one-way, one-year contract the Merrimack native signed with the Bruins in the off-season gives the third ...