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High School Highlights: Hollis Brookline boys soccer now 11-3-1

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Girls soccer Hollis Brookline 4, Kingswood 0 The Cavaliers (11-3-1) saw four different goal scorers, on their way to a shutout victory. Rachel Brackett, Emma Ruvido, Sophie Warren and Paisely Broadhurst each found the back of the net. Sharing time between the pipes were Izzy LeBlanc and ...

Campbell girls soccer fends off Raymond

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LITCHFIELD – Possession may be nine-tenths of soccer law, but it was that remaining one-tenth that the Campbell High School girls soccer team had been having trouble with all season. Not on Tuesday. The Cougars shared the ball equally with a speedy Raymond team but this time made the most ...

Red Sox crown without clown … priceless

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David Ortiz couldn’t do it. Roger Clemens and Curt Schilling couldn’t either. Pedro, Manny, Mookie? Nope, nope and nope. Forty years ago this summer, the 1978 Boston Red Sox scarred me for decades, sapping all the emotion for sports I’ve ever had from my body. I sat apathetic when ...

Patriots pull out last second win over Chiefs, 43-40

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots were certainly able to match points with the prolific Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night. Enough that is, to pull out a 43-40 win on a 28-yard Stephen Gostkowski field goal as time ran out at Gillette Stadium. A Tom Brady 39-yard completion to ...

Chris Sale to rejoin Red Sox in Houston

Boston sports

HOUSTON (AP) – Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale will be back with his teammates for Game 3 of the AL Championship Series after an overnight stay in a hospital because of a stomach illness. Boston said it planned to wait until he rejoins the team in Houston on Tuesday before deciding when the ...

Local pro sports fans couldn’t lose on Sunday night

Local Sports Columnists

Ah, the Big Choice: Patriots or Red Sox? Such was the dilemma for local sports fans on Sunday night, and of course there were compelling reasons to choose a Red Sox ALCS Game 2 over a New England Patriots Sunday night Game vs. the Kansas City Chiefs. Especially since the baseball started well ...

Roundup: Prescott, Pedi score TDs in Alvirne Double-OT victory

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Football Alvirne 12, John Stark 6 (2 OT) As expected in the weather, John Stark gave the Broncos all they could handle up in Weare. Alvirne made it five straight wins, snapping the Generals’ three-game win streak, but it took a pair of overtimes. Junior captain Alec Prescott scored the ...

Titans have no fear in 47-18 rout of Keene

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NASHUA – Nashua High School North coach Dante Laurendi always tells his players to beware no matter what the opponent’s record is. On Friday night, the Titans had nothing fear, though, raising their record to 6-1 after a 47-18 romp of 1-6 Keene at Stellos Stadium. It was a game that was ...

Nashua North’s Zimmerman wins state golf title

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Bryce Zimmerman had plenty of reasons not to be a state champion. There were the rugged weather conditions Saturday at Derryfield CC, a stacked field including defending Division I champ CJ Ladue of Bedford and the fact that Zimmerman is just a sophomore. Nashua North’s No. 1 simply ...

Goffstown football fends off Nashua South

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GOFFSTOWN – Battered, bruised and undermanned, the Nashua South football team was right where it wanted to be Saturday afternoon, courageously slugging it out against a superior (on paper) foe at 3-3 Goffstown High. In one drive to open the second half, the Panthers nearly doubled their ...

Bedford football dominates Bishop Guertin

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BEDFORD – Bishop Guertin made sure Bedford’s scoreless streak dating back to Sept.14 was going to end. It quickly did on Joey DeSilva’s 60-yard touchdown pass to Brendan Callahan just over six minutes into the game. With the defensive seal broken, Bedford quarterback Thomas Morgan ...

Campbell likely to get forfeit win; no game today

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If you were planning to head to Litchfield to see the Campbell High School football team take on Inter Lakes-Moultonborough this afternoon, you'll have to find another game to watch. The Cougars may have already won. Campbell athletic director Jarod Mills told The Telegraph on Friday night ...

View from Red Sox Booth: Price seeks redemption

Boston sports

BOSTON – The questions have been plentiful since David Price’s early Game 2 ALDS meltdown against the Yankees. Price allowed two home runs, three runs total in only 1-2/3 innings before getting yanked taking yet another playoff loss. On Monday, before Game 3, Price walked into Red Sox ...

Who’s the better tight end? Or the better team?

Local Sports Columnists

It's the great debate: Who is the best tight end in the National Football League, Kansas City's Travis Kelce or New England's Rob Gronkowski? ESPN's Booger McFarland raised eyebrows a couple of weeks ago on the Monday Night broadcast when he declared it was Kelce. Of course, it plays right ...

Bruins pour it on Red Wings

Boston sports

BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak got to the 100-goal mark and moved right past it. Pastrnak scored three times Saturday, giving him 101 goals for his career, and the Boston Bruins kept Detroit winless with an 8-2 victory over the Red Wings. “It’s been quick and I’m glad that I get to be ...

KidSports: Nashua PAL Force football teams strong

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Nashua 8U tops Salem Bentley Christman started Force off with a big tackle, followed by more hard hits by both Anthony Samaral and Gustavo Baldon to set the tone on defense. Back Yandel Valesquez behind a good offensive line scored the first TD, with Christman getting the extra point. Eli ...

Souhegan football rallies past Hollis Brookline

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AMHERST – Robin Bowkett and his staff could take a bow for their halftime adjustments to the Souhegan High defensive scheme. Or they could be honest and tell the truth. Friday night’s 35-28 comeback win over Hollis Brookline had a lot more to do with the players than any X’s and/or ...

Merrimack football rips Concord for sixth win

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CONCORD – Most teams want to win the field position battle. For Merrimack, it didn’t matter. The Tomahawks defense did its job all night and limited the Concord offense and two long touchdown runs and 203 yards on the ground from Ben Eichman and dropped the Crimson Tide 39-7 on ...

High School Highlights: Merrimack boys soccer tips North

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Boys soccer Merrimack 2, Nashua North 1 The Tomahawks (5-9) take the victory Friday night, with Carter Tess finding the upper left corner for the game winner. Jay Wozniak led off the scoring 28 minutes into the game, and a halftime score 1-0 Merrimack. The Titans (9-4-1) tied the game early ...