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High School Highlights: Hollis Brookline boys soccer triumphs

High Schools

Boys soccer Hollis Brookline 2, Pembroke 0 Mark that three in a row for the Cavaliers, as they shutout Pembroke. Ethan Smith started the scoring in the 28th minute from a JJ Kennedy cross. Kennedy then found the net himself scoring on a Dale Jacobs assist. Hollis Brookline is at ...

Holt hits for cycle, Red Sox rout Yankees in Game 3

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NEW YORK (AP) — Brock Holt became the first player to hit for the cycle in a postseason game and the Boston Red Sox routed the New York Yankees 16-1 on Monday night to grab a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five AL Division Series. Andrew Benintendi lined a three-run double and Holt tripled home ...

Local teams set for high school golf tourneys

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In the blink of an eye, it's over. The fastest season in high school sports is usually high school golf, which takes just under two months to complete. That time has arrived, as the four division team championships will be decided this week, with two today (Divisions II and IV), and two on ...

Patriots now face challenging couple of weeks

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Now we get into the meat and potatoes. The schedule has been the friend of the New England Patriots the last couple of weeks, but now we find out if it becomes their enemy. Rising young quarterback star Pat Mahomes and the unbeaten Kansas City Chiefs come to Gillette Stadium this Sunday ...

Bergeron’s hat trick sparks Bruins over Ottawa

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BOSTON (AP) – Patrice Bergeron missed the entire exhibition season and most of training camp recovering from back spasms that followed offseason groin surgery. It doesn’t seem to have slowed him down. The Bruins forward had his fourth career hat trick, scoring his first goal just 30 ...

Coaches seem to be burying the idea of taking a knee

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It's a lost art in high school football. What, punting to the so called coffin corner? The good ol' hook-and-ladder? The fake field goal? Nope. It's a real simple play, doesn't require any complicated offensive design – just a show of sportsmanship. It's called taking a knee. Really, ...

Amherst’s Knight breathes life into UNH football with 4-TD day

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DURHAM, N.H. (AP) – Amherst’s Trevor Knight threw for four touchdowns and New Hampshire picked up its first victory with a 28-0 win over Holy Cross on Saturday. Knight, the senior out of Nashua South, was 22-of-38 passing for 237 yards, moving him to No. 6 on the Wildcats’ all-time list ...

Nashua Country Club’s Lien win Cities Golf title

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Richard Dichard had his chance to secure victory and write his name in the history books. Holding a one shot lead through 16 holes, Dichard bogeyed 17 opening the door for Cameron Lien to rewrite Sunday’s storybook ending and grab the championship in the 58th Nashua Cities Tournament at ...

Golf: Lien, Dichard lead Nashua Cities after one round

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Richard Dichard has fond memories of his many years participating in the Nashua Cities Golf Tournament. Following Saturday’s first round of the 58th tourney, Dichard is hoping this year’s memory is of him becoming a permanent fixture of the event’s history. Dichard’s opening round ...

North, Harris pull away from Bishop Guertin, 41-20

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NASHUA – The Nashua High School North/Curtis Harris train continues to run right on schedule, and right now the Titans rule the city. The Titans improved to 5-1 with a 41-20 win over a game local rival Bishop Guertin on Saturday night, a week after topping Nashua South in a game in which ...

High School Football Rewind: Nashua North rolls along at 5-1

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The state of high school football in the city of Nashua? Three different answers: One team is marching ahead to a likely playoff berth, another is fighting for its playoff life, and a third is hoping it has a spark for the program’s future. Nashua North is now 5-1 after Saturday night’s ...

Just another postseason meltdown for Red Sox’ David Price

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BOSTON (AP) – David Price flopped again in the postseason. And against the Yankees. Price lasted just 1-2/3 innings in Boston’s 6-2 AL Division Series loss on Saturday night, giving up three runs and three hits, including home runs to Aaron Judge and Gary Sanchez that cleared the Green ...

Souhegan steps up, keeps playoff hopes alive

High Schools

DERRY — The Souhegan High football team needed something good to happen, and the Sabers got it. John Lohnes and the offense erupted for a 43-33 win over Pelham High on Saturday. Both teams now stand at 3-3. Lohnes was absolutely immense, running for 153 yards on 25 carries and hitting 14 ...

South’s amazing Coffin dominates again

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Cross Country Nashua South Cali Coffin won the girls portion of the Woods Trail Run (Thetford, VT), with a time of 18:40.40 (out of 621 runners). Overall the team finished with a ninth-place effort collecting 337 points. The Panthers boys squad were at the Battle of the Border (Hudson, NH), ...

Bulldogs defense keeps South down, 42-0

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NASHUA – Break up the Bulldogs. Right now, the Bedford High School football team is looking like the class of the North-West Conference scheduling cluster – and perhaps all of Division I – as the ‘Dogs are now 6-0 after Friday night’s 42-0 win over Nashua South at Stellos ...

Let’s take a break before we size up Patriots

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The Yankees-Red Sox rivalry is back, hitting a big stride with their first playoff matchup in 14 years. The high school menu is full as there's reaction to Friday night's football games and then a bunch more today. Sunday the NFL returns but there's no New England Patriots. Out of sight, out ...

Patriots pull away from pesky Colts, 38-24

Boston sports

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The gang was back together, and the New England Patriots celebrated Thursday night by pulling away for a 38-24 victory over the Indianapolis Colts at Gillette Stadium. With both Julian Edelman (back after a four-game suspension), and Rob Gronkowski (active despite sore ...

Red Sox survive shaky bullpen, take ALDS Game 1 over Yankees

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BOSTON (AP) – Chris Sale struck out eight for his first postseason win, J.D. Martinez hit a three-run homer and the Boston Red Sox sweated out their shaky bullpen to hold off the New York Yankees 5-4 on Friday night in Game 1 of the AL Division Series. One year after he was pounded by ...

Edelman’s return gives Patriots a good feeling in win

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. --- He’s baaaaaaack. Julian Edelman started and caught a 9-yard pass to start Thursday night’s 38-24 win for the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium vs. the Indianapolis Colts. He later dropped a wide open pass down the left sideline. But after a half in which the ...