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Alvine, North draw

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Alvirne 0, Nashua North 0 Sam Gianelli made 21 stops in net for the Broncos to earn her third shutout of the season. Kristen Decoste, Hannah Croce, Liz Marr and Olivia Bertrand all played well for Alvirne in the tie.

Souhegan blanks Con Val

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Souhegan 4, Con Val 0 Erik Richardson (from Luke Berry) scored nine minutes into the first half to give Souhegan an early lead. The game would remain scoreless up until the 64 minute mark, when the Sabers would strike again as Luke Berry scored on a penalty kick. At the 72 and 77 minute mark ...

North blanks Alvirne

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Nashua North 2, Alvirne 0 Zach Pike got the scoring started for North, with a beautiful 25 yard strike in the first half. Shayne Seidl scored the second North goal, with the assist going to Todd Redman. In goal for North, Brett LeBlanc made eight saves for the shutout.

Phil Pleat going it alone at US Senior Am in California

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James Pleat is a little disappointed he wasn’t on a flight west with his dad Tuesday morning. Phil Pleat took off to Newport Beach, Calif., for the U.S. Senior Amateur, which starts Saturday, at Big Canyon Country Club. He’s using his final exemption from his runner-up ...

Ray Rice mess belongs to NFL’s Roger Goodell

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There are a lot of things that I really don’t understand. Advanced math would be one thing. I did OK with Algebra and Geometry, but once there were graphs and curves involved, well, that’s where they lost me. Field hockey would be another thing. Just when I think I get it, ...

Bishop Guertin football struggles in loss to Londonderry

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LONDONDERRY – Coach Travis Cote and the Bishop Guertin Cardinals are hoping this will be the season that they return to the playoffs. However, based on their play Friday evening in Londonderry, they still have some work to do. Bishop Guertin compiled four turnovers, including three ...

Merrimack football stomps on Keene, 35-0

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MERRIMACK – Sophomore quarterback Justin Grassini tossed two long touchdown passes and senior running back Joe Giampietro led the game in rushing in his first game in almost a year as the Merrimack football team clipped the visiting Keene Blackbirds, 35-0. Giampietro (11 carries, 72 ...

Alvirne can’t stop Pinkerton’s running game

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DERRY – The new era for the Alvirne High School football team commenced on Friday, but Pinkerton Academy showed the Broncos they had some wrinkles to iron out. Alvirne went down against the highly-regarded Astros, 63-20, in Division I action. Special teams were troublesome for ...

Merrimack shuts down Guertin, 3-0

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he Tomahawks scored all three goals in the second half to pick up their third win in a row, while the Cardinals remained winless on the season. Steven Sexton and Dylan Richardson each had a goal and an assist to lead Merrimack (3-2), while Zach Curran also had a goal and Austen Thomson made ...

Bishop Guertin takes two

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The Cardinals, led by three-over par 38s from Chelsea Sedlar and Cam Sheedy, totaled 198 to beat Exeter (205) and Salem (216) at Exeter Country Club. tom Ethier (40), Ryan Montbleau and Morgan DiPasquale (41) rounded out the top scoring for the Cards, who improved to 6-4.

Ryan paces Milford

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Evan Ryan shot a two-under 33 at Goffstown’s Stonebridge Country Club as the Spartans (222) topped Merrimack Valley (260) but finished behind Goffstown (212) and Portsmouth (213). Also for 2-5 Milford, Nick Cauley came in at 44, followed by Hunter Hoffman (47), Shane Winnett (48) and ...

Campbell second in tri match

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The Cougars, led by Austin Baker’s 41, finished at 181, ahead of Stevens (182) but second to Belmont (177) at Passaconaway. Other top Campbell scorers were Tyler Butler (43), Trevor Roche (48), and Cole Ryan (49).

Merrimack falls to Concord, Central

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Brennan Gillis shot a 40 but the Tomahawks (226) fell to 1-5 as they were behind Concord (204) and Manchester Central (210) at Derryfield Country Club. Jon Dinsmore and Jake Chambers each had a 46 for the ‘Hawks, while Owen Ploss and Travis Brody both fired a 47.

Rivier women’s volleyball team young, but talented

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NASHUA – Craig Kolek was looking at his team toward the end of last season, knowing that with the loss of several key seniors and not having many if any juniors, the fall of 2014 could be a different story for Rivier University women’s volleyball. “I just figured ...

Souhegan High School girls soccer coach making smooth transition

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The Souhegan High School girls soccer team may have gone into this season as the defending Division II champions, but there were a lot of holes for the Sabers to fill. Gone were seven seniors, six of whom started, including forward Peyton Kent and goalie Mikayla Sullivan, and with them went ...

Merrimack tops Timberlane on the court

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Elise Jolly recorded 15 digs, 12 kills and two blocks and Jen Coffey added 19 kills, 16 digs and eight aces to lead Merrimack over Timberlane 25-11, 25-11, 25-27 and 25-13. Jo Coffey (29 assists, seven kills, seven aces) and Tayla Schipilliti (six kills, one block) also had solid nights for ...

Merrimack blanks Timberlane

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Callie Dwyer scored the game’s lone goal, unassisted in the first half, and Merrimack held on for the 1-0 win at Timberlane Regional of Plaistow. Mackensie Hennas recorded six saves in the win, while Julia Perry, Kayla Londono and Emily Eckert also played well for the Tomahawks.

Bishop Guertin topples Dover

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After playing a scoreless first half, Bishop Guertin opened things up to pull away for a 3-1 win over Dover. The Cardinals struck first in the second half, scoring with 25:26 remaining in the game on an unassisted goal by Erica Chareth. Dover tied it four minutes later on a goal by Emily ...

Nashua North shut out by Salem

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Nashua North goalie Jessie Schuyler had another strong game between the pipes, stopping seven shots, but it wasn’t enough in a 3-0 loss to Salem. The Blue Devils went up 2-0 in the first half on goals by Allie Sirmaiian and Natalie Aazarito and finished off the scoring with a Grace ...

Ross scores twice in Alvirne’s win over Memorial

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Danielle Ross scored two goals to pace Alvirne in its 5-0 win over Manchester Memorial. Kayla Juliano, Jamie Calvagna and Brianna Sellingham added one goal each, while Kristen DeCoste and Celine Dumas chipped in with three and one assist respectively. Sam Gianelli recorded the win in net with ...